September 2015

Found 4 blog entries for September 2015.

Sep 29

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The Spinnaker Run gated community in Dana Point has a lot of history to it as they date back to the early 1980's when they were first built.  At the time this was one of the closest condo buildings near the beach as a total of 120 units were built.  It's a quiet setting with small one and two bedroom units nestled against the San Juan Creek area which leads directly down to Doheny Beach.  The complex typically offers some of the best deals and lowest prices for condos this close to the beach in Dana Point. 

Real Estate prices typically start in the mid $250,000 range and can go as high as $400,000 for a two bedroom unit.  Monthly association dues include a nice community pool, spa, sauna, water, trash and exterior building maintenance.  Since these

Sep 22

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Unlike other surrounding beach towns, there is not a lot of 55+ Communities in Dana Point, California. Dana Point originally started a vacation destination spot in the early 1920’s and the infrastructure of the city grew with small beach cottages and then developed into individual gated communities found throughout the city. One of the newest additions to the city that was built in 1993 specifically caters to those who are older than 62 years old and offers condos that often have a view of the Pacific Ocean. The Fountains at Sea Bluffs in Dana Point is a full service retirement community that offers a wide range of services. First, the location is located off the ocean view street of Del Obispo and is a quick 5 minute drive to the beach. There is a very

Sep 15

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When talking about historic homes in the Dana Point area it's very natural to bring up the names "Doheny" and "Woodruff" who were the early developers of the Dana Point area.  This dates back to the early 1920's during the same time that the neighboring San Clemente was building the "Spanish Village by the Sea."  In the same spirit, many of the homes built by Doheny and Woodruff were designed in the Spanish architectural style with great attention to details.  The city of Dana Point has gone to great efforts to identify these historic properties who's owners take great pride in keeping these vintage homes true to their original design.

Doheny homes have been built throughout the city and tend to be smaller one story homes located on the ocean side of

Sep 8

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The Dana Point Broker Preview is held every Wednesday from 9:30am to 1:00pm except during certain holidays. What is a broker preview?  The preview is an opportunity for all real estate agents in the Dana Point area to view new listings that have just come on the market without the need of making an appointment.  These are open houses specifically targeted for real estate agents who may have interested parties in that specific home.  Most agents will preview all the houses so they can become familiar with new listings that are on the market so they can better educate their clients to what is currently is on the market and make the best match for them.

It's important to keep in mind that not all listings will be on broker preview during any given week.