laguna beach realtor brian jones: Neighborhood Spotlight: Irvine Cove, Laguna Beach - 05/09/19 11:26 AM

 
Neighborhood Spotlight: Irvine Cove, Laguna Beach, Ca
Irvine Cove is located in the northernmost end of Laguna Beach. Irvine Cove is a 24-hour guard-gated oceanfront enclave of about 110 homes. The community is broken up into three different areas. Irvine Cove Crest is on the east side of the communtiy (non--oceanside); Irvine Cove (oceanside) and Abalone Point (oceanside - north end). The original homes were built in the 60's, so there is still a mid-century architectural flair that resonates throughout the community.
Homes in Irvine Cove typically range from $5 million dollars and up to $60 million dollars with the majority of them being … (0 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Neighborhood Spotlight: Laguna Village - 08/13/18 11:55 AM
The Laguna Village area of homes consists of homes in the central downtown and south part of Laguna Beach. These homes are walking distance to the beach, restaurants, the farmer's market and downtown shopping. The Village has a unique flair and personality. Many of the homes tend to be older homes with all the charm and personality of a Laguna Beach cottage home.
Due to it's close proxomity to the beach this is a very desirable area. Well priced homes will go quickly in this neighborhood. Below are the currently available Village homes for sale in Laguna Beach , Ca. Please … (0 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Neighborhood Spotlight: Woods Cove, Laguna Beach, Ca - 04/26/18 03:30 PM
Neighborhood Spotlight: Woods Cove, Laguna Beach, Ca
Woods Cove is just south of Bluebird Canyon Road and covers a small area in Laguna Beach that is within walking distance to Woods Cove Beach. The community has a nice mixture of historic cottages, contemporary homes and some of the most dramatic oceanfront homes located on Ocean Way.
Just south of Laguna Village, Woods Cove, is a quieter community but still a short distance to Laguna’s shops and excellent restaurants.
Woods Cove Beach is in a sandy cove that has rocky points at both ends. At the north end there is a rock arch that leads … (0 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Laguna Beach Real Estate Market Report - Jones Laguna Beach - 12/04/17 02:53 PM
In this December 2017 issue of the Laguna Beach Real Estate Market Report provided by Brian Jones, Laguna Beach Realtor, discover what's trending: how many listings are hitting the market? How long do houses stay on the market before selling? What is the average home value in Laguna Beach this month? And what does this mean for you. Here's the deal.
Laguna Beach Real Estate Market Report - December 2017
Laguna Beach housing market showed a slowing in rising prices through November. Property prices paused as we step into the winter season. November saw a total of 32 sold homes down from 42 … (0 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Laguna Beach Real Estate Market Report - Jones Laguna Beach - 10/06/17 10:22 AM
In this October 2017 issue of the Laguna Beach Real Estate Market Report provided by Brian Jones, Laguna Beach Realtor, discover what's trending: how many listings are hitting the market? How long do houses stay on the market before selling? What is the average home value in Laguna Beach this month? And what does this mean for you. Here's the deal.
Laguna Beach Real Estate Market Report - This Month 2017
Laguna Beach housing market shows a slowing in rising prices. Property prices paused as we step into the fall season. September saw a total of 29 sold homes down from 35 in … (2 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Neighborhood Spotlight: Mystic Hills, Laguna Beach CA - 09/22/17 10:45 AM
The Mystic Hills  community was developed in the 1960's in the hills above Laguna Beach. Known for panoramic views of the coastline and city lights with many of the homes enjoying whitewater views of Main Beach. The firestorm in 1993 destroyed many of the homes resulting in homes being rebuilt resulting in newer more contemporary homes in this neighborhood than most of Laguna. Award winning Thurston Middle School is within close proximity. 
Please contact Brian Jones at 949-422-1636 with questions regarding this community and any of the homes for sale here.
 
 
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laguna beach realtor brian jones: Neighborhood Spotlight: Top of The World, Laguna Beach, Ca - 09/12/17 05:19 PM
Top of the World is one of the highest points in Laguna Beach. this scenic lookout point offers some of the best panoramic and Catalina Island views in Laguna Beach.  Originally, the homes in this community were tract homes built in the '60's. Now many have been remodeled and many custom designed homes have been added.  Top of the World Elementary School has won the California Distinguished School Award twice.  Alta Laguna Park is located here and features a playground, tennis courts, a baseball/soccer field, as well as the trail head for Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park. 
Please contact Brian Jones, Realtor, at 949-422-1636 … (2 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Neighborhood Spotlight: North Laguna, Laguna Beach, CA - 08/24/17 10:42 AM
North Laguna homes are some of the most popular real estate in all of Laguna Beach. North Laguna consists of gated communities, Irvine Cove, Emerald Bay and Smithcliffs. These communities offer ocean front properties, private beaches and other amenities. The homes on the "Tree" streets (Holly, Poplar, Linden, etc) tend to be larger and more expansive but also include a nice mix of different architectural style homes. Little League Baseball action takes place at Riddle Field in North Laguna.  You'll find homes in the hills with panoramic ocean views, beach front homes and classic Laguna cottages. You'll just have to decide … (0 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Neighborhood Spotlight: Victoria Beach in Laguna Beach - 08/16/17 04:48 PM
Victoria Beach: Neighborhood Spotlight
Victoria Beach is located south of Laguna’s Main Beach and is known for its white sandy beach, beautiful blue-green watersand unique residences (old and new). But the main attraction is the tower that stands tall at the north end of the beach. The 16th century looking Victorian turret or lighthouse type structure, built as a spiral staircase access to the beach from the towering residence above, was built in 1926. The castle tower is a must see for tourists and photographers.
Victoria Beach is one of Laguna’s most private beaches mainly because it is not easy to find and provides VERY … (2 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Neighborhood Spotlight: Three Arch Bay, Laguna Beach, Ca - 08/14/17 01:14 PM
Three Arch Bay gets its name from a natural formation of a cliffside that forms three arches over the sandy beach. One of the most popular gated communities in Laguna Beach it features luxury homes, a private beach, tennis courts and a clubhouse. The community of Three Arch Bay is separated by Pacific Coast Highway with Upper Three Arch Bay set on the hillside with spectacular ocean views and Lower Three Arch Bay on the ocean side where many of the homes are ocean front estates with panoramic ocean and Catalina Island veiws. Please contact Brian Jones at 949-422-1636 with questions … (0 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: My Neighbors are Zombies! - 10/30/14 06:13 AM
My Neighbors are Zombies! Do I Need to Disclose This?
 
We have lovely neighbors, the Zombies, and although we haven’t invited them to dinner yet they seem nice enough. Always wandering the neighborhood, arms outstretched and mumbling something about trains or brains or something like that. I’m wondering, if I sell my home do I need to disclose that my neighbors are a little different?
 
I also have a friend, Dr Frankenstein, who has asked me to help him sell his castle. He has a laboratory in the basement that uses a little more electricity than most homes. I know that you need … (2 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Is $2,000,000 the new $1,000,000 in Laguna Beach homes? - 07/13/14 03:21 AM
Is $2,000,000 the new $1,000,000 in Laguna Beach real estate?
It doesn’t seem that long ago that there were a fair number of homes for sale in Laguna Beach priced below $1,000,000. Currently there are just 6 (as of mid-January ’16). Laguna Beach has always seen higher pricing than many neighboring cities and it’s been very difficult the last few years to find homes priced less than 1m. Now it’s practically impossible.
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There are currently only 23 homes priced under $1,500,000. Between $1,500,000 and $2,000,000 there are 16 homes for sale. Above $2m there are 113 homes for sale.
Here's an interesting statistic that … (2 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: How Long Will It Take To Sell Your Laguna Beach Home? - 04/11/14 11:25 AM
How Long Will It Take To Sell Your Laguna Beach Home? According to statistics based on the National average of homes sold, about 40% of homes sell within the first month of being on the market.
However, houses that don't sell in the first month often remain on the market for months and months and usually don't sell until significant price adjustments have been made.
There are many factors which impact how long it will take to sell your home. The condition of your home, it's location, market conditions and the price are usually the most significant.
Contact me and I will conduct a thorough … (0 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Find Out What the Home Down the Street Sold For in Laguna Beach CA! - 04/06/14 02:42 AM
Find Out What The Home Down The Street Sold For in Laguna Beach CA! FREE List Of Recent Home Sales And Active Listings In Your AreaKnowing what homes have sold for in your area, and how active listings are priced, is very important information when the time comes to put your home on the market.  This information will give you a good idea of what your home might sell for if you were to put it up for sale in today's market. This is critical information that you must have weeks before you put your home up for sale. 
No more wasted time … (2 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Laguna Beach - Beat Out Other Buyers to Hot New Listings - 04/04/14 03:43 AM
Laguna Beach - Beat Out Other Buyers to Hot New Listings!

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No more wasted time looking at out-dated information in newspapers or searching the internet. Priority access means you're there first before other buyers, so you can negotiate the lowest possible price and your time is not … (0 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Find Out What Your Home in Laguna Beach is Really Worth! - 04/04/14 03:19 AM
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By providing your address, the system will conduct a thorough comparative market analysis by searching the database for similar homes listed or sold in your area.
With this current market data, you will be able to determine what your home might sell for if you decided to put it on the market.
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laguna beach realtor brian jones: Beat Out Other Buyers to Hot New Listings in Laguna Beach - 04/03/14 02:41 AM
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Here's how it works...Our Exclusive Buyer Profile System saves you Time and Money. Simply tell us what you're looking for and get priority access to ALL Laguna Beach homes that match your criteria, including Bank Foreclosures, Company Owned Properties and other Distress Sales.
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No more wasted time looking at out-dated information in newspapers or searching the internet. Priority access means you're there first before other buyers, so you can … (0 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Purchasing a Second Home in Laguna Beach - 03/26/14 02:57 AM
Purchasing a Second Home in Laguna Beach
Purchasing a second home can have it's benefits. It can be used for vacations, rental income, investment purposes or as a primary residence during retirement. You can deduct mortgage interest the same way you would for your primary home (up to $1.1 million). You can deduct property taxes on your second home as well.
Summer vacation rentals in Laguna Beach can easily run $4,000 per week and a home on the beach can rent upwards of $20,000 per week. (As of this writing there is a home in Irvine Cove that rents for $200,000 per month.) … (0 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: How to Sell Your Home in Laguna Beach and Buy Another at the Same Time - 01/11/14 03:06 AM
How to Sell Your Home in Laguna Beach and Buy Another at the Same Time  Being a move-up buyer can be tough in today’s market. Although deals are closing rapidly, there’s no guarantee that your new dream home will close at the same time as your old dream home. Selling and buying at the same time is a delicate dance, but it is doable. There are a few ways to pursue this plan:
1. Sell first, then buy. This is perhaps the safest plan, but it calls for multiple moves. In this scenario, you list your home and complete the transaction before purchasing … (0 comments)

laguna beach realtor brian jones: Woods Cove Homes For Sale in Laguna Beach - 01/08/14 09:52 AM
Woods Cove Homes for Sale in Laguna Beach
In the late 1800's Woods Cove was originally called Arch Beach. It was actually a separate city from Laguna Beach with access only from Aliso Canyon.
The deep gullies of Bluebird Canyon and Sleepy Hollow Canyon made it too difficult for the wooden wagons to travel to this area. During that time there was a hotel at the corner of Diamond and Coast Hwy and a pier at the end of Diamond street.
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It wasn't until the 1915's through the 20's that they started building the beach cottages, artists studios and … (0 comments)

 
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