April 2013

Found 4 blog entries for April 2013.

14_coral_blue_covenant_hills_ladera_ranchOur office is proud to have our agent Marcie Brecker list 14 Coral Blue in the wonderful community of Covenant Hills at Ladera Ranch.  Check out the detailed pictures and information at 

14 Coral Blue in Covenant Hills of Ladera Ranch, 92694


The Custom Home features top of the line finishes! Examples are:

  • HAI home automation (lights, temp, security) controlled by IPAD, IPhone, or wall contr14_coral_blue_living_roomol
  • Albertini (Italian) tilt and turn windows and doors with Rocky Mountain Hardware
  • Surround sound and speakers throughout
  • Exterior and interior fossil stone quarried from fresh water caverns in Yucatan Pennisula & cut to builder specifications
  • Venetian Plaster stucco
  • Gourmet kitchen features custom built cabinetry 
  • Three sub zero refrigerators and
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laguna_beach_beachfront_real_estateLaguna Beach is a beautiful coastal town in Orange County, famous for its art, but most of all for its drop dead gorgeous beaches, and for us, interested in anything real estate related, in the beach front homes and ocean view homes that only Laguna Beach can offer.

Many homes (if not most), are custom, making it more exciting for some to search for that special, one of a kind beach front home.

Here's the most popular beach areas in Laguna Beach that have residential homes around them:

South Laguna Beach area : we  identify this area as 'South of the Montage Resort' , with popular beaches like  'Thousand Steps' ( it does feel like a thousand steps going down the access to the beach), Table Rock, West Street, Camel Point and the beautiful and scenery

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trolley_423We've seen many changes coming to Dana Point lately, like the beautification of the streets , improvements within the Lantern Village and others, and now it's in the talks that by 2014,  the city of Dana Point may acquire a transit trolley through the Orange County Transportation Authority’s Project V grant program. 

“We are proposing a Dana Point PCH trolley and a harbor shuttle on summer weekends as a pilot and year round event shuttles,” said Dana Point Public Works and Engineer Director Brad Fowler.

Dana Point is definitely a touristy city, where many jobs if not most, are there due to tourism, being the 3 top employers the 3 largest resorts: the Ritz, the St Regis and and the Marriott. So this is not a surprise, but a great idea.

The idea would

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We have been hearing it since the beginning of this year: Orange County Home Prices are going up. They have actually been going up since July of last year, when we first started seeing the trend and the 'turn around' in the market. We had seen 3 key indicators showing the trend and now the S&P Case-Shiller index was the fourth key indicator showing that local home prices increased in January.

For January 2013, here's the 4 Key Home Index Indicators showers price gains in the OC Markets:

Index-Jan. Chg.
Case-Shiller-LA-OC    +12.1%
CoreLogic-OC    +11.5%
DataQuick-OC    +17.3%
Realtors-OC

   +17.2%

 

 

 

oc_home_prices_are_upThe other three –CoreLogic, DataQuick and the California Association of Realtors – showed that in Orange

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