realtor kelly turbeville: What are El Paseo Homes in Foothill Ranch Selling for? - 01/05/17 05:41 PM

The community of El Paseo in Foothill Ranch is a small gated community, located next to the town center and is very convenient to shopping and restaurants.  This was the first community that replaced the Foothill Ranch Auto Center, with Camden Square Detached homes next.  
 
The first round of homes began selling in late 2015 and to date was just finalized building. So there isn't much sales data out yet.  However, I took a look at transactions that were sold through our local MLS and below are sales figures for this new community.
 
 
The community has six floorplans ranging from a 1-Bedroom Carriage Units to a … (0 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Orange County First-Time Homebuyer Grants Available.. Ho, Ho,Ho!! - 12/22/16 11:51 AM
It is no secret that buying your first home in The OC can be tough with the median price of a single family home above $700,000 and the price of Townhome or Condo is at about $500,000.   With that said the Orange County Association of Realtors and the California Association of Realtors have started two grant programs.  Both these grants come from the California Home Affordability Fund (HAF)
 
HOA Assistance:    This program is available to all California First-Time Homebuyers and provides up to 6 months of HOA fees paid with a max limit of $2500.  Terms apply, i.e. you must be a First-Time … (3 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Open House 20917 Parkside, Lake Forest - 10/13/16 06:32 AM
Sunny and 75 is the weather forecast this weekend in South Orange County.. Perfect home shopping weather if you ask me.   You know you are going to be out and about, so make sure to stop and take a peak at our open house!
 
This Executive home is located in the Lyon Parkside neighborhood of Lake Forest.  It boast 3400+ square feet, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and with beautiful design features throughout.
We wil be open Saturday October 15 and Sunday October 16 1-4pm.
Can't make the open house but would still like to see the home, contact Realtor Kelly Turbeville to schedule … (0 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Beautiful Luxury Home in Lake Forest Now Available! - 10/07/16 05:19 AM
Are you a South Orange County homeowner looking to move up into your dream home or maybe you are relocating into the area?  If so, you have to check out this lovely home we just listed at Keller Williams.  Located in South Orange County in the community of Lake Forest this home boast amazing details.  
Built in 1999 and situated in the Lyon Parkside community on a lovely culd-a-sac! It is the perfect setting to enjoy your home and community.
Details Include:
3456 square feet 5 Bedrooms with a Main Floor Bedroom and Bath Gourmet Kitchen with Soap Stone custom designed island … (8 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Million Dollar View without the Million Dollar Price Tag - 08/17/16 04:56 AM
Are you looking for the following criteria in a home...
South Orange County Location Rated 2nd out of 50 as safest city in California 4 Bedrooms Unique Floor plan with large living and family area Large Kitchen with Granite Counters and outside deck 180 degree Panoramic View out to the Pacific Ocean Covered Patio with Pool Size Yard 3 Car Garage with Tons of Storage Walking Distance to Award Winning Elementary School If these are the qualities you are looking for in a home, Look no further we have it!   The best news of all, we just reduced the price by $15k, … (6 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Amazing View Home in Rancho Santa Margarita Available Now - 07/13/16 05:24 AM
We just listed this great home in the community of Brisa Ladera in Rancho Santa Margarita.   Why is it so great you are asking.. Well check out the view!  It's not your imagination that is the pacific ocean out there on the horizon! 
Imagine sitting out on this large deck with friends and family enjoying the summer evenings.  Really enjoy any evening is Southern California afterall.
 
In addition to the amazing view.. this home offers a unique split level floorplan.  As you enter the main living area is on the top level. Designed with a great room feel the open living room … (0 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: I love this floorplan and it is coming soon in Rancho Santa Margarita - 06/15/16 05:28 AM
We just listed a great home in the community of Rancho Santa Margarita.  Why is this home so great, well besides the unique floorplan it was one of the best views in the city.   Take a peak!
 
As you enter this home through the foyer to this split level, you will find on the upper floor the main living area with bright open living room and kitchen as well as the master suite and guest bathroom. No need for upgrades, you will have wood flooring, granite counters and decorator paint with four big windows to take in the view.  Off the … (4 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Adorable 2 Bedroom Cottage in Historic District of Corona Sold!! - 04/29/16 05:17 AM
All clients are special but there is something extra special about First Time Buyers.   Even more special when those buyers are close to you personally.  I had the pleasure to assist this lovely couple purchase the perfect home for them in Corona.
 
As you can see it's an adorable cottage style home in the Historic District of Corona:  
Details included:
2 Bedroom's Original Hardwood Floors Gourmet Stove Chopping Block Kitchen Counters Detached Garage 8000+ Sq. Ft Lot Listed for $319,000 sold for $307,000 - Saving our buyers $12,000
For a look at the lot.. check out our quick video as we were waiting … (2 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Just Sold 19532 Dorado Dr, Trabuco Canyon - 03/31/16 05:29 AM
My favorite thing to do is call my home buyers and say "It's official you are a homeowner".  Got to make that call this week for a our newest neighbor in Portola Hills, as we closed on his home at 19532 Dorado Dr, Trabuco Canyon.
He picked this home because it had a great open floorplan, larger kitchen, 3 bedrooms with 3 full baths (rare) and a great entertainers backyard.   
 
This home is part of the Serenado Paired home tract in Portola Hills.  In addition to the interior features the community details were also very important to the buyer.   This home … (0 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: 19532 Dorado Dr, Trabuco Canyon.. Just Listed in Serenado Tract - 02/05/16 07:56 AM
Check out our latest listing in the community of Portola Hills at 19532 Dorado Dr.   This home is located in the Serenado Tract in Portola Hills.  Walking distance to Portola Hills Elementary School which is a noted California Distinquised school.  This home is part of the Portola Hills II homeowners association which includes access Pool, Spa, Gym, Club House, Tennis, Volleyball all for $135/month.   
As of 2016, there is no mello roos in the community, which gives home buyers one of lowest tax rates in South Orange County at approximatly 1.03%
 
This home is beautifully updated throughout with a great entertainers … (4 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Orange County 2015 Year End Real Estate Snapshot - 01/12/16 06:14 AM
As a professional real estate agent, I believe it is important to understand the overall market of Orange County in addition to the local communities I regularly serve and practice business in.  Though Orange County is a pretty big county, that offers a variety of opportunities for real estate.. you can pretty much get to each side of it in about 30 minutes from anywhere in the county.   
So though Anaheim real estate sales are going to be different than say Lake Forest,, the overall trends should be somewhat similar.
A few highlights on the overall market that are important to look at..
Orange County … (7 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Just In... Portola Hills 2015 Year End Real Estate Value Report - 01/11/16 04:05 AM
I am still struggling with the fact that 2015 is actually over, but here we are in the middle of Jan 2016 and the year is starting off completely different than 2015.  First off... it's cold and wet.. Well not really wet today but the first week of 2016 started out very wet with El Nino hitting the OC pretty hard and we are anticipating rain later in the week. Hopefully a sign of good news for 2016 and the drought...
The rain wasn't the only difference in the area..  We took an in-depth look at the Portola Hills Real Estate Market from 2015 and … (0 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Tis the season.. 10 Events to Celebrate the Holidays in the O.C! - 12/07/15 03:05 AM

 
The holidays are in full swing and if you are looking or some local events to get you in the holiday spirit, you will want to check out these holiday events around South Orange County...
Christmas in the Canyon..  Spend a festive day with family in the historic Downtown Silverado..  Crafts, Food and of course Santa will be stopping bye.  December 12th 10-4pm
Christmas at Rogers Garden..  If you never popped in to Rogers Garden, Christmas time is the season to check it out.   There are more then 20 decorated, unique themed trees. Plus a beautiful array of natural touches, ornaments and plants to … (2 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Hot Weather. Hot Home Sales. Portola Hills September Home Sale Report - 10/06/15 09:19 AM
As I write this post the feeling of fall is in the air.  It's a cool 70 degrees out. A welcome relief for most I believe from the hot September we had.   It is also the perfect metaphor for the Portola Hills real estate market. 
 
In September there were 12 homes sold in Portola Hills, that is up from 8 in 2014, which is a 34% increase in volume.   So you can say the market in September was pretty hot... just like the weather.   Below is a look at the homes that closed escrow in the community. 
 
 
September 2015 Portola … (0 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Portola Hills August 2015 has 37% increase in home sales! - 09/02/15 06:28 AM
Historically August is a quiet month in the real estate market, people are finishing up vacations and getting kids ready for school, etc.  In Portola Hills however this wasn't the case when it comes to the number of homes that sold, as we saw a 37% increase in the number of closed escrows over August of 2014. In 2014 5 homes closed escrow in 2015 8 homes closed escrow...   Below is a breakdown of what homes sold in both years.  As you will note this last month, 8 homes successfully closed escrow with average price point of approximately $503,000.  In 2014, 5 homes closed … (2 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: A video stroll of Crown Pointe Estates in Portola Hills and 2015 sales - 08/28/15 05:32 AM
Below I wrote a quick neighborhood snapshot of the estate homes in the Crown Pointe neighborhood of Portola Hills.   As 2015 has finished and there were a few more sales, I wanted to update what sold in the community in 2015.
 
2015 Crown Pointe Neighborhood Home Sales in Portola Hills
 
This morning, I took a stroll in the Crown Pointe neighborhood in the community of Portola Hills in Lake Forest, California.  This is a quaint community of 58 Single Family Detached Luxury Estate homes.  Check out our quick snapshot video of his lovely community.
 
I like this community for many reasons, one reason, … (5 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Improve Your Homes Curb Appeal with these 10 updates. - 08/19/15 09:59 AM
I was taking a stroll through the my neighborhood of Portola Hills in Lake Forest this morning and I love seeing some of the new landscaping residents are putting in to deal with the drought.   This is certainly needed and the Realtor in me always smiles as curb appeal is key in your homes value. Why is curb appeal so important to homeowners? We all know first impressions are everything.. right!  Doesn't it make you feel good when you walk up to your house and see how great it looks.  Have you ever walked up to a house with poor curb appeal? … (32 comments)

realtor kelly turbeville: Sunrise over Saddleback Mountains! Open House Aug 2nd - 07/30/15 03:19 AM
If you are not aware of the beauty of the views Portola Hills has to offer then you will want to stop in and check out our open house on Sunday August 2nd at 19522 Highridge Way, Portola Hills.  
Why... though this home is lovely and has recently been updated with new kitchen, bathrooms, tile flooring, etc.  It really is all about the views it provides of the Saddleback Mountains!!  
Imagine, waking up daily to the sunrise peaking up over the mountain or ending your day with a glass of wine and awe struck with the full moon high above!!   
This … (3 comments)

 
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