Newport Beach, CA Real Estate News

By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Sharon Paxson, Realtor® EQTY Forbes Global Properties)
Roger's Gardens in Newport Beach Roger's Gardens which is located in Newport Beach is one of my favorite places to visit through out the year. Roger's Gardens is truly the most beautiful home and garden center. Roger's Gardens in Newport Beach is located at: 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road Corona Dell Mar, CA 92625 (949) 640-5800 Roger's Gardens is a truly a pleasure to visit. With their stunning outdoor and indoor plants, home decor, and of course their holiday decorations as well, there is so much  to see. There are beautiful fountains, and they are known for their beautiful outdoor hanging flower baskets. If you are looking for a gift, you will be sure to find it at Roger's Gardens in Newport Beach. Roger's Gardens has beautiful fountains, hanging plants, mail boxes, artwork for  both i...
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By Marlene Dietrich, Neighborhood Real Estate Specialist
(Marlene Dietrich Real Estate)
   Conventional & JUMBO Loans:Interest rates shown above can be used for all owner occupied purchase or refinance transactions. Minimum qualifications are a 640 credit score and above for Conventional loans and 720 credit score and above for JUMBO Loans. No Bankruptcy's or Foreclosure's within the last 5 years. A 12 month rental or mortgage history with no late payments required. Verified income and assets known as "Full Doc" loan programs only. Property must be owner occupied. For 2nd Homes and Non-Owner Occupied property's certain restrictions and rate adjustments do apply. Loan to Value (L.T.V.) and Debt to Income (D.T.I.) ratio restrictions and rate adjustments do apply. Please contact me for details. FHA & VA Loans:Interest rates shown above can be used for all owner occupied purch...
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By Kevin Simshauser
(Keller Williams Realty | Newport Estates)
The Newport Beach Country Club Right off the infamous Pacific Coast Highway, sits the beautiful, and luxurious Newport Beach Country Club.  This golf and tennis club is situated in the heart of Newport Beach and boasts the country club feel right in the "backyard" of Fashion Island mall.  The country club hosts PGA Champions Tour events and has been nurturing members for more than four generations!  The club has tennis courts along with a full 18 hole golf course with three sets of tees.  The golf membership starts with dues at $695 a month plus a $225 quarterly food and beverage minimum.  Clubhouse Social Membership includes use of the clubhouse, bar, patio, and restaurant for an initial fee of $1,500 and $155/ month.   As a current, past, or potential resident of Orange County this is...
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By Kevin Simshauser
(Keller Williams Realty | Newport Estates)
Keller Williams Realty has Arrived in Newport! Keller Williams Realty- Newport Estates has arrived in Newport Beach, CA.  With the centrally located office in the Fashion Island district of Newport Beach, Keller Williams has officially launched after much anticipation.  Currently Keller Williams is the fastest growing real estate company in the nation and is currently the 2nd largest real estate company in the country with plans to become the largest by 2011.  This is a major move for the company, agents, and residents of the area.  Keller Williams has an outstanding tradition and is known for providing the excellent service that will benefit the entire region.  With nearly 50 agents in the office (both commercial and residential) look for KW signs to make a splash in the area with many...
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By Mary Campbell
(Abrams Coastal Properties)
Summer in Newport Beach is so much fun! And the 4th of July really kicks it off! Although fireworks are illegal in Newport Beach, there are plenty of places to watch spectacular shows. Several neighborhoods have community events and parades. My neighborhood, Dover shores has the parade and then a festival at Mariners Park. This year the parade and park event will be held on Saturday the 3rd. Starting at the corner of Mariners and Commodore at 9:30 am. Be sure to wear your red, white and blue! Another 4th of July event is the 4th of July Boat Parade. Please be sure to reserve a boat if you would like to see the parade  on the water. One of the best Fireworks shows is at Newport Dunes. Family fun, games, music, food, raffels and contest, all day long ending with a fabulous fireworks show....
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Sharon Paxson, Realtor® EQTY Forbes Global Properties)
Fourth of July in Newport Beach, CA The Fourth of July in Newport Beach is a pretty big event. There are lots of celebrations going on through out the city of Newport Beach and the city of Huntington Beach. And there are many visitors who come to celebrate the Fourth of July in Newport Beach. There is the Annual Huntington Beach Fourth of July parade which is held on Main Street in Huntington Beach. Huntington Beach has sponsored the Surf City Fourth of July Parade and Celebration since July 4, 1904. The parade was to celebrate the arrival of the first electric passenger train. The Surf City Fourth of July parade is the largest parade west of the Mississippi. Huntington Beach also has a fireworks show in the evening, and it is visible by sitting on the beach in Huntington Beach. The re...
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By Kevin Simshauser
(Keller Williams Realty | Newport Estates)
Lido Isle With nearly 2,000 people living on the over a century year old man made island, Lido Isle (not Island) provides a warm neighborhood feeling. The man made island was developed in 1904 and incorporated to Newport Beach in 1906.  Homes are packed tightly onto the island, but they are all surrounded by the harbor and bay.  The island stretches nearly a mile long, and has no commercial buildings.  With the beautiful homes, you get the country club filling with tennis courts and boat slips, and a small bridge as the only connector to the Balboa Peninsula.  The Lido Isle club house features many community events, parties, and fundraisers. As a resident on the island you are required to pay an Association fee, which goes towards up keep and various events on the island.  The island is...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Sharon Paxson, Realtor® EQTY Forbes Global Properties)
The Castaways in Newport Beach Market Update The Castaways is a guard gated community which is located in Newport Beach. The Castaways is bordered by Dover Drive which is located near the Dover Shores area of Newport Beach. The Castaways has approximately 119 homes, and they were originally built in 1997 and 1998 by Taylor Woodrow. The homes which are located in the Castaways have spacious floor plans, and the homes range in square footage from approximately 3200 to 4200 square feet. Some of the homes have three car garages as well. The architectural design of the homes is Cape Cod style. The Castaways in Newport Beach is a highly sought after community. Currently, there are five active listings in the Castaways: 17 Castaways North, Newport Beach – Priced at $1,949,000 28 Castaways, New...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Sharon Paxson, Realtor® EQTY Forbes Global Properties)
newport shores for sale Newport Shores Beach House 304 Colton Street Newport Beach, CA 92663 This four bedroom, three bathroom home located in Newport Shores in Newport Beach is two blocks to the beach. Enjoy the beach lifestyle. This home is located in sought after Newport Shores, and Newport Shores features a clubhouse,community pool, tennis court, sand volley ball court, and two playgrounds. Great location for beach living. Sharon Paxson | Prudential California Realty | (949) 280-0681 304 Colton Street, Newport Beach, CA Newport Shores Beach House 4BR/2+1BA Single Family House offered at $950,000 Year Built 1963 Sq Footage 1,920 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 1 Car garage Lot Size 2,613 sqft HOA/Maint $43 per month DESCRIPTION This single family home is loca...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Sharon Paxson, Realtor® EQTY Forbes Global Properties)
Beautiful Newport Beach Golf Course Home 1139 Granville Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660 This beautiful condo located in the coveted Granville Community in Newport Beach has been completely upgraded. This home features two bedrooms, three bathrooms, formal living area for gatherings with friends and family. This living area features spectacular Newport Beach golf course  views. Sharon Paxson | Prudential California Realty | (949) 280-0681 1139 Granville Drive, Newport Beach, CA Beautiful upgraded home in Granville for sale. This two bedroom, three bathroom home has been upgraded throughout and has a spectacular view of the N 2BR/3BA Condo offered at $1,695,000 Year Built 1971 Sq Footage 2,601 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 3 full, 0 partial Floors Unspecified Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size Unspecifi...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Sharon Paxson, Realtor® EQTY Forbes Global Properties)
Balboa Coves in Newport Beach, CA Balboa Coves is a gated community located off Coast Highway in Newport Beach. There are three individual coves in Balboa Coves. The homes in Balboa Coves are located on the bay, and one of the coves in Balboa Coves also has a sand beach. Apture™ Balboa Coves is located on the inside of Newport Boulevard, and although there are boats that are in Balboa Coves, the bridge is not high enough to allow a sailboat to pass through with the height of the mast.   Most of the boats are either duffy’s or power boats. Balboa Coves in Newport Beach is a desirable area, and it really is a beautiful community. Walking distance to an excellent Thai restaurant, – the Royal Thai Cuisine. Also, residing in Balboa Coves is very close to other upscale dining in Newport Beach...
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  Newport Beach, Newport Coast and Corona Del Mar real estate statistics are always interesting to keep an eye on. These luxury neighborhoods have been affected by the economy, although if you are not familiar with Newport Beach home prices you would never know it! The median list price in Newport Beach today is $1,950,000, the average asking price by square foot? =$646.00 a foot! I have seen homes sell as low as $400.00 a foot. This is why so many homes have had price reductions!   Newport Coast median price: Corona Del Mar median price: Take a look at the median price for these three areas in Newport Beach. Notice of all 3, Corona Del Mar (92625) is the closest to 2 years ago as far as pricing goes. Check out the inventory level for Corona Del Mar today vs 2 years ago. This is part of...
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By Mary Campbell
(Abrams Coastal Properties)
The Annual Art in the Park- at Mariners Park Newport Beach was held yesterday June 19th, 2010. It was a wonderful, relaxing day viewing different artist display water colors, oil paintings, jewelry, wind chimes, pottery and some very interesting pieces. This event is held every year in June. Take a look at some pictures I took while I was there.
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By Fred Sed, Your Southern Cali Realtor, Why? Because Fred Se
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Southern California Realtors)
  Newport Beach Foreclosures The city of Newport Beach is a beautiful place to live, you are close to all the shops, beach, & schools. Believe it or not, there are Foreclosures available in Newport Beach and if you are not interested in foreclosures then you can do a Custom Search for all real estate available in Newport Beach. Or if you really want to, then you can Search By Map . As you can tell, there are different ways in which you can search for properties in Newport Beach. Enclosed below is the year round whether for Newport Beach:                              Newport Coast Foreclosures You can also search for foreclosures in Newport Coast as well through the link above. On average there are not many foreclosures in Newport Coast, but they do exist. You can also search for all Ava...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Sharon Paxson, Realtor® EQTY Forbes Global Properties)
Newport Shores Market Update 3.1.2010 - 6.14.2010 Newport Shores is a community of approximately 440 homes located on the west side of Newport Beach. With a community club house, tennis court, basketball court, and heated pool, Newport Shores is a desirable community. Newport Shores has become more affordable with the decline in home values, and now it is possible to obtain a single family residence in Newport Shores at a very reasonable price.   Currently, there are 10 active listings on the market ranging in price from $739,000 to $1,349,000.  Three of these properties are short sales. And there are four in back up/pending status which range in price from $650,000 to $1,350,000.  One of these pending properties is an REO and the other at 3 Canal Circle is a short sale.  There have bee...
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By Mary Campbell
(Abrams Coastal Properties)
Lido Isle, Newport Beach Ca is a resort community in the very famous "OC." Living on Lido is pretty much like being on vacation every day. The residents have access to many year round activities. There is a club house on Lido Isle with it's own private beach, including a snack bar, restrooms and a boat dock! You will also have access to tennis courts, a playground, women's clubs, Friday night BBQ's, garden parties, and many holiday events. In walking distance to the ocean, Lido Shopping and restaurants. Most recently a Farmers Market will open on June 20th 2010, and will be held every Sunday. Presently there are: 34 homes for sale on Lido Isle, 1 in escrow and only 12 have sold in the past 90 days! The good news for Lido Isle residents is that the average square foot sold is still in th...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Sharon Paxson, Realtor® EQTY Forbes Global Properties)
Farmer’s Market to Debut in Lido Village in Newport Beach July 11, 2010 A farmers market won the approval from the city of Newport Beach  and will officially debut on July 11, 2010 on Via Oporto in Newport Beach. Via Oporto is a brick lined street in Lido Marina Village. Lido Marina Village is also the site of the Newport Beach Boat Show which is held annually. Apture™ This weekly event could drive additional visitors into this Newport Beach neighborhood, and increase business not only for the vendors of the Farmer's market, but the local businesses located in that area as well. Visitors to farmers markets have  more interactions with other people when compared with traditional grocery stores according to Councilman Nancy Gardner who represents Corona del Mar. The Farmer’s market will b...
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By Kevin Simshauser
(Keller Williams Realty | Newport Estates)
Newport Beach Community Report Whether you have visited, lived, or never been, you undoubtedly have heard the reputation of Newport Beach.  Be sure to take a quick look of the detailed community report for Newport Beach, CA. Climate and Temperature Temperature in the winter months usually ranges from the mid 40's to mid 60's.  In summer months, temperature typically is in the 60's and 70's.  With the occasional coastal mist rains, there is a common occurrence of "June Gloom" with gloomy weather occupying many mornings.  The only major weather risk are earthquakes, which are fairly frequent.   Population The majority of the population is aged between the 40-60 years of age range, and naturally a substantial amount of young teens and children.  The median income is nearly $120,000 with 85...
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By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate
(Sharon Paxson, Realtor® EQTY Forbes Global Properties)
 Tennis in Newport Beach, CA Are you wanting to play tennis in Newport Beach? There are several different options for playing tennis in Newport Beach. There are private tennis clubs as well as public tennis courts. The following is information regarding the private tennis  clubs in the Newport Beach area. Newport Beach Tennis Club2601 Eastbluff Dr, Newport Beach, CA(949) 644-0050 Palisades Tennis Club1171 Jamboree RoadNewport Beach, CA(949) 644-6900 Tennis ClubBalboa Bay Club Tennis1602 E Coast HwyNewport Beach, CA(949) 759-0711 Balboa Bay Club Tennis Club is located within walking distance to the community of Granville in Newport Beach and the Newport Beach Country Club. Peninsula Point Racquet Club2006 Balboa BoulevardBalboa, CA There are 2 tennis courts available for the residents of...
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By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Newport Beach Real Estate News - Newport Beach Market Report Newport Beach real estate has come a long way since it began in 1906. Back then, bayfront houses sold for as little as $500. Today, homes in this area are priced in the millions of dollars as the area is considered prime, Pacific Coast property. Areas of Newport Beach include Corona Del Mar, Balboa Island, Lido, Newport Coast, San Joaquin Hills and Balboa Peninsula. For those looking for a home along Orange County's Gold Coast, Newport Beach real estate offers choices for a variety of homebuyers. Luxury homes on the sand, bayside estates with yacht slips, elegant town homes on the golf course are all possibilities in Newport Beach. The real estate market in Newport Beach is enhanced by a variety of environmental, recreational,...
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