Dana Point Real Estate News

Nov 23

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With the recent downturn on the real estate economy in the last 5 years buyers have been looking for the best deals on the market.  Often times this includes as many upgrades as possible in a home to maximize the dollar.  In 2012, the real estate market in Dana Point has changed to a seller's market with record low housing inventory and a pint up demand of buyers looking for homes.  This has caused prices to slowly go back up as well as causing buyers to consider properties in not so ideal condition.  

Fixer upper homes are traditionally not discounted to a large degree, especially in a low inventory market.  What they do provide is the opportunity to buy a home at a slightly reduced price and fix up over time to improve the home and it's value.  If

Nov 19

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If you have been thinking about moving into a home on the sand in Dana Point there is no better place to go then "Beach Road."  If you are not familiar with Dana Point then a little background information is needed.  The only two places to find beachfront homes in Dana Point is "Beach Road" and "The Strands at Headlands."  The Strand prices currently start at around $19 million for a beachfront home while Beach Road starts In the mid $2 million dollar range.  Of course, the homes are much larger and newer at the Strand but for a fraction of the price you could be living on the sand on Beach Road.

Some of the benefits of owning on Beach Road include ownership of the beach in front of your home, guard gated entrance, and strong re-sale value of these

Nov 16

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The South Strand is the oceanfront community in Dana Point located at the Strand at Headlands.  The Strand at Headlands currently has two communities known as the South Strand and the North Strand.  Lots in the South Strand were sold out several years ago within the first 48 hours of being offered for sale.  Since then we have seen many homes in the community been built and sold as re-sale spec homes.  Homes located directly on the oceanfront are currently listed for just under $20 million and offer direct water views in one of the most sought after communities in the Monarch Beach area of Dana Point.  

What makes this community so attractive is the large square footage of homes you will find here.  Two of the oceanfront properties offered for sale are