Newport Beach, CA Real Estate News

By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Big Canyon Homes for Sale | Big Canyon Newport Beach Market Update | September, 2013 Big Canyon in Newport Beach is a highly sought after area in Newport Beach. This market report includes the builder tracts of Big Canyon and there are a total of six builder tracts  which includes Big Canyon Custom, Big Canyon Deane, Big Canyon Villas, Big Canyon McClain, Big Canyon Fairway One. (Big Canyon has both custom homes and condos for sale). Some of these tracts are gated, and there are some that are not such as Big Canyon Villas. If you are searching for a Newport Beach golf course home or a Newport Beach condo, consider Big Canyon. Big Canyon is a very sought after area in Newport Beach. There is also a beautiful private golf course called Big Canyon Golf Course which is a members only club.T...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Bayshores Houses for Sale in Newport Beach | Homes for Sale in Bayshores in Newport Beach Bayshores is a highly sought after guard gated community located in Newport Beach. The community of Bayshores has  approximately 252 homes and it is located off Coast Highway. Bayshores in Newport Beach has two private beaches, a park, a children's playground, a BBQ area and guest dock, making Bayshores one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Newport Beach.Bayshores has community activities throughout the year, and during the winter months, it is an ideal place to watch the Newport Harbor Christmas Parade of Lights. There are currently 2 active listings, and 1 in back up status. There are 0 in pending and there was one sold for the month of September, 2013. The average sale price of homes sold i...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Balboa Peninsula Point in Newport Beach | Balboa Peninsula Point Homes for Sale Balboa Peninsula Point  is located in a highly sought after location in Newport Beach on the Balboa Peninsula. Balboa. Balboa Peninsula Point encompasses the homes from A Street to the end of the Balboa Peninsula. There are bay front homes, ocean front homes, and condos also that are available. Peninsula Point is home to the famous Wedge. Due the direction it faces with the river jetty, with a certain swell, the waves can be enormous, and truly only meant for the experience body boarder, surfer, and body surfer. Currently, Balboa Peninsula Point in Newport Beach has 16 active listings, 1 in back up status, 0 in pending status, and there were 3 sales in the month of September, 2013. The average sales price fo...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach | Market Update | August, 2013 Balboa Peninsula  is a sought after area in Newport Beach. The Balboa Peninsula is diverse and offers different styles of homes. There are bay front homes, ocean front homes and there are both condos and single family homes for sale. Consider living in a Balboa Peninsula condo, Newport Beach oceanfront home or even consider living on the bay front. Currently, there are 39 active listings on Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, 6 in back up status, 3 pending, and a total of 6 sales during the month of September, 2013. Average price for the past one year was $2,281,041 and average price per square foot of $950.26. Median price was $1,799,500 and price per square foot of $751.41. Average days on market for the past one year is ...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Balboa Island Homes for Sale | Market Update | September, 2013Balboa Island is viewed in the background, with the Balboa Peninsula located in front. Balboa Island is a highly desirable area of Newport Beach. Balboa Island in Newport Beach consists of  three islands in Newport Beach and the islands include the main island, the little island and Collins Island. Collins Island in Newport Beach is a gated community and has only 8 homes located on it, and these homes on Collins Island have incredible views of Newport Harbor. Balboa Island is a highly desirable area of Newport Beach. Buyers move to Balboa Island because of the lifestyle. Balboa Island has unique charm, with close proximity to upscale shopping and dining in Newport Beach. And take the ferry across to the Balboa Peninsula to vi...
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By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Fall Faire and Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser 2013 - ENC - Halloween Newport Beach Things to Do   The ENC (Environmental Nature Center) is having its Faill Faire and Pumpkin Patch fundraiser Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 10am to 3pm at 1601 E. 16th Street, Newport Beach. The event will include pony rides and a petting zoo as well as face painting, games, crafts, music and more.   So why not stop by and have a great time?    
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
  Newport Shores Homes for Sale in Newport Beach | Market Update | September, 2013 Newport Shores in Newport Beach is a highly sought after beach community  which is located on the west side of Newport Beach. There are approximately 440 homes which are located on the west side of Newport Beach.  Living in Newport Shores provides a highly sought after  beach lifestyle.  Newport Shores is surrounded by a Canal which is fed by the ocean and the water level rises and falls along with the tide. The residents utilizing the canal by stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, and paddling.The Newport Shores community has a community pool, basketball court, tennis court, sand volleyball court and clubhouse,  for the residents of Newport Shores in Newport Beach. Currently, there are 4 active listings, a...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Newport Shores Homes for Sale Newport Beach | 231 Canal Street, Newport Beach This fantastic Canal front home located in Newport Shores in Newport Beach is listed for sale. This Newport Shores home has four bedrooms, and 2 and 1/2 bathrooms. Beautiful hardwood floors create a warm and welcome feeling in the downstairs. Beautiful double door entry into this gorgeous Newport Shores Home for sale. The Newport Shores Canal has recently been dredged, and the water is clear and blue. It is so nice to see the Newport Shores residents enjoying the Newport Shores Canal with stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, and swimming. This fantastic single family home in Newport Shores overlooks the Newport Shores Canal. The living area of this beautiful Newport Shores home for sale is warmed by a fireplac...
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By Harrison K. Long, REALTOR , GRI, Broker associate, Attorney
(HomeSmart, Evergreen Realty)
  Newport Beach CA is an amazing and beautiful city - cherished by its residents, tourists, travelers and business people. Its homeowners have also enjoyed solid property property increases during the past 13 years. 234 Newport Beach homes have sold during the second quarter this year from July 1 to September 30,2013 - with average sold price of $1,646,747 - and average interior size of 2,325 SF. 296 Newport Beach homes sold during that same time 13 years ago - from July 1 to September 30, 2000 - with average sold price of $705,712 - and average interior size of 1,939 SF. So Newport Beach average home selling prices have gone up $941,035 during that time - which is a price increase of 133 percent over the 13 years - or an average annual selling price increase of 10.2 percent during tha...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Selling Your Newport Beach Home | Suggestions for Selling Your Newport Beach Home Are you considering selling your Newport Beach home this fall season? Homes are selling, and you want your home to be in the best possible condition and have an overall great first impression when buyers come to view the home.  1. Address deferred maintenance. Do you have sprinklers that are leaking in the front yard? That will be the first item that will be noted as someone is walking into your house. Address any plumbing leaks in the home. Paint or touch up paint on exterior of home and interior of home. Keep in mind baseboards and crown molding that may need touching up. Fresh paint always gives a home a clean appearance. Repair or replace exterior screens. Address any systems in your home that need att...
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By Michael Salas, 19 Years Selling Newport Beach Real Estate!
(KW | Newport Estates)
Educate Yourself So You Don't Become a Victim!   For distressed homeowners in danger of losing their home, there are already a lot of problems. The last thing a homeowner in this situation needs is to fall victim to a scam. Unfortunately, people in this situation are often the most vulnerable to a kind of fraud called “mortgage relief fraud.” Fraudsters will prey on people who are looking for a loan modification, short sale or other foreclosure alternative because these are the most common options for distressed homeowners. There have been legal cases brought against many, but scammers always try to stay a step ahead of law enforcement. Even though many of them have been caught, there are still people who prey on vulnerable homeowners with too-good-to-be-true promises.  In fact, in a re...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Newport Shores in Newport Beach | Market Update | August, 2013 Newport Shores in Newport Beach is a beach community  which is located on the west side of Newport Beach. There are approximately 440 homes which are located on the west side of Newport Beach.  Living in Newport Shores provides a highly sought after  beach lifestyle. The Army Corp of Engineers has completed the dredging the Newport Shores Canal.  It is so nice to see the residents enjoying the beautiful canal with the much clearer and deeper water. It is now common to see the residents utilizing the canal by stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, and paddling.The Newport Shores community has a community pool, basketball court, tennis court, sand volleyball court and clubhouse,  for the residents of Newport Shores in Newport Be...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Homes for Sale in One Ford Road in Newport Beach | Market Update | August,  2013 One Ford Road in Newport Beach is a very beautiful guard gated community.  One Ford Road has 2  entrances to this beautiful Newport Beach gated community. This area is bordered by MacArthur, Ford Road, Bison, and Jamboree. The community of One Ford Road in Newport Beach was originally built in the late 1990′s by Pacific Bay Homes. In this guard gated Newport Beach community, there are currently 9 active listings, 0 in back up, 2 in pending  and there were 1 sales during the month of August, 2013.  Average sales price for past one year is $2,407,665 with a price per square foot of $632.58. Median sales price in One Ford Road over the past one year is $1,987,500 with a price per square foot of $613.61. The hi...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Homes for Sale on Lido Isle in Newport Beach | Market Report Lido Isle Newport Beach | August, 2013 Lido Island in Newport Beach is a highly coveted area in Newport Beach which is an island. Access to Lido Island is via a bridge going to Lido Island. Lido Island has bay front homes and many of these homes have slips available for their yachts. Below is an aerial view of Lido Isle in Newport Beach.The  homes on the bay front homes located on Lido Isle in Newport Beach have incredible views of Newport Harbor. Many of these homes do have slips, however some are bay front without slips. There are  24 active listings on Lido Island in Newport Beach, 6 in back up status, and 0 pending sales, and 2 sales for the month of August, 2013. There were 42 sales in the past one year on Lido Island.  T...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
The Castaways in Newport Beach | Homes for Sale in the Castaways in Newport Beach Market report for the Castaways in Newport Beach, CA  | August, 2013 The Castaways is a gorgeous Cape Cod style community of Newport Beach. The Castaways in Newport Beach is a guard gated community.  The school district for the residents of the Castaways is Newport Mesa Unified School district, and the schools are: Mariners Elementary School (which is a highly desirable school), Ensign Middle School and Newport Harbor High School.  Ensign Middle School and Newport Harbor High School are located in close proximity to the Castaways in Newport Beach. There are  0 active listings in the Castaways in Newport Beach, and 0 in back up status, 0 in pending status, and 0 in pending, and there was 0 solds in August, ...
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
$15 Summer/Fall Whale Watching Cruise Special Today 10:00a to 12:30p WHALE WATCHING TAKE OF IN NEWPORT BEACH, CA CALIFORNIA WHALE WATCHING -NEWPORT LANDING California Whale Watching-Newport LandingNewport Beach, CA Buy Tickets Giant blue whales were once considered quite rare off Newport Beach in Southern California, but over the last five years this has changed dramatically with hundreds to thousands of giant blue whales sighted each summer and fall. Over 1,100 giant blue whales were viewed during the May-October migration in 2012, with multiple blue whales viewed during one whale watching cruise, a regular occurrence. Along with viewing blue whales, finback whales (second largest whale) are also frequently viewed as well as the smaller minke whales. Somewhat less frequent are humpback...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
Big Canyon Homes for Sale | Big Canyon Newport Beach Market Update | August, 2013 Big Canyon in Newport Beach is a highly sought after area in Newport Beach. This market report includes the builder tracts of Big Canyon and there are a total of six builder tracts  which includes Big Canyon Custom, Big Canyon Deane, Big Canyon Villas, Big Canyon McClain, Big Canyon Fairway One. (Big Canyon has both custom homes and condos for sale). Some of these tracts are gated, and there are some that are not such as Big Canyon Villas. If you are searching for a Newport Beach golf course home or a Newport Beach condo, consider Big Canyon. Big Canyon is a very sought after area in Newport Beach. The area of Big Canyon in Newport Beach  is bordered by MacArthur, Ford Road, San Joaquin and Jamboree. Big C...
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By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Surfer Crossing - Speechless Sundays         Only in a beach town like Newport Beach would I ever think to see a sign like this.  We might not be much for deer crossings like they have in certain rural towns that I've come across in my travels, but we certainly have our fair share of surfers crossing the road.
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By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Sun Lakes Realty)
Susan Komen OC Race on September 22, 2013...Run for the Cure Are you running for the cure today? Everyone says we are close to finding the cure so please help! Susan G. Komen lost her life from breast cancer in 1978 at the age of 36 years old. Susan’s sister decided to get help for other women for breast cancer prevention and early detection. Susan G. Komen for the Cure, formerly known as The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, often referred to as simply Komen, is the most widely known, largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the US. Since its inception in 1982, Komen has invested nearly $2 billion for breast cancer research, education, advocacy, health services and social support programs in the U.Sand through partnerships in more than 50 countries.   The 2013 Susan...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Compass)
  Bayshores Houses for Sale in Newport Beach | Homes for Sale in Bayshores in Newport Beach Bayshores is a guard gated community located in Newport Beach. The community of Bayshores has  approximately 252 homes and it is located off Coast Highway. Bayshores in Newport Beach has two private beaches, a park, a children's playground, a BBQ area and guest dock, making Bayshores one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Newport Beach.Bayshores has community activities throughout the year, and during the winter months, it is an ideal place to watch the Newport Harbor Christmas Parade of Lights. There are currently 3 active listings, and 3 in back up status. There are 0 in pending and there were 0 solds for the month of July, 2013. The average sale price of homes sold in Bayshores for the pas...
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