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Found 31 blog entries tagged as "Dana Point Ocean View Homes".

May 19

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Seller Financing is a great way to buy a home that doesn't involve a traditional lender.  These are typically hard to come by and more often than not you need to inquire with the property owner if they are willing to finance either a portion of the entire amount of the purchase price.  The first thing to look for is the amount of money the current owner owns on the property.  This way you will be able to figure out the approximate amount they will be able to finance.  For example, if the home is worth $1 million dollars and they owe $200,000 to the mortgage bank then have an approximate $800,000 amount to finance.  These numbers are approximate since sellers often have fee's associated with closing costs, real estate commissions, etc that would be

Apr 8

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Dana Point is well known for having wonderful panoramic views from many locations throughout this beach town.  While having an ocean view is always a selling point an upgrade to this would be having a sit-down ocean view.  What exactly does this mean.  A sit down ocean view is where you can be sitting down in your home and have a nice view of the ocean.  Many real estate properties online that advertise an ocean view can range from a small peek-a-boo view where you have to stretch to see the ocean while other views can be seen while you walk through the home but not when sitting down.  When you have a sit-down view it's considered a premium view in the eyes of real estate agents.  There are several places to look in the Dana Point area to find these kind

Mar 24

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Finding a home located on a corner lot has a lot of value to certain real estate home buyers.  A corner lot usually means that you only have neighbor to the side of you offering an extra level of privacy in the backyard.  Inside the home this often also means that you might have windows that overlook open spaces instead of looking at a neighboring house.  Some of the cons for buying a corner lot is that the location might be near a busy street where there is a lot of thru traffic adding to extra noise.  For the most part, having a home in this kind of location is a selling point that many sellers like to advertise when putting a home on the market for sale.  We did a quick search for current homes for sale in Dana Point and found 9 properties that were

Aug 7

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The South Cove development is well on it's way with many of the first built condos having been sold.  As we see with many new developments throughout Dana Point once owners have purchased these new homes we start to see those same properties come up for lease.  These are typically from real estate investors who bought these properties as an investment property for the sole purpose of renting them out.  This makes a lot of sense sense the location is extremely close to the beach and Dana Point harbor which points to holding it's value for a long period of time.

Rental prices for the South Cove don't come cheap as you are paying a premium for this beach close location and the newer constructions.  Current rental rates start at $4,250 for a 3 bedroom

Nov 2

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Having a home with a dedicated wine cellar is truly a luxury item that is often reserve for very large homes that have the extra space to dedicate to the proper climate control storage of wine.  This is not always the case with smaller homes as their are some wine enthusiasts who have dedicated enough space for a wine cellar. Here is our guide on where to find these homes.

The large majority of these can be found in the new community of "The Strand at Headlands."  These are grand newer construction homes that often feature 7,000 to 10,000 square foot homes that are steps away from the sandy beach and Pacific Ocean.  One of the most common features in the Strand homes is having a dedicated wine cellar room.  The below photo was taken from a home in the

Jul 3

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Owning a home that's located on a double lot holds a lot of value.  We have seen some really iconic homes that were located on 2 lots be subdivided into two different homes which is really a shame since part of the charm of the home is having the extra land space to really enjoy the Southern California weather and ocean views.  There are still a few homes left that have not been subdivided and still located on double lots. They are few and far between and rarely come on the market for sale.  It's important to note that the price range often reflects the value if the home were subdivided and if two homes were to built in it's place.

A newly listed home in the Lantern Village community has just come on the market and located on a large double lot that

May 3

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Sometimes finding an ocean view home is not good enough.  The city of Dana Point has many different neighborhoods that offer a wide variety of views from small peek-a-boo to panoramic ocean views.  For those looking for an unobstructed ocean view homes you either have to looking for an ocean front home that can be very expensive and unaffordable to most home buyers.  There are several locations in Dana Point where unobstructed ocean views can be found without breaking the bank.  Here are some of the places we recommend looking.

First, the Lantern Bay Villas complex is a great place to start for finding places in the $1 to 2 million range.  For the most part, there are several condos in this complex that can offer partial to panoramic ocean views.

Sep 7

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The Dana Point area is filled with a wide range of properties from beach front, ocean view and properties located in upscale gated communities.  One of the more desirable locations in Dana Point is the bluff front that overlooks the Dana Point Harbor and the many ships and yachts located in the small body of water that leads out to the Pacific Ocean.  The bluff that overlooks the Harbor is actually very small with only a small section of properties that occupy this premier lot location.  The bluff occupies a mixture of residential homes and condo buildings so depending on your budget there may be the perfect property.  Here is a quick guide to the various neighborhoods located on the bluff.

The largest and most upscale condo complex located on the

Aug 15

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Dana Point has five different areas to find ocean view homes with the highest concentration found in the surrounding areas of the Dana Point Harbor, Monarch Beach and the Capistrano Beach area.  Currently, single family homes in Dana Point start at around $600,000 with a large selection of these properties up to $750,000.   These will be simple starter homes that often will feature two to three bedrooms and average 1,400 square feet of living space.  Single family homes offering ocean views will add a bump in price as they currently start at $650,000 for a two bedroom home under 1,000 square feet with an ocean view from the front yard area.  For those looking for a better ocean view it's recommend to look up to one million dollars as the inventory will

Nov 17

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The Villas at Monarch Beach is an exclusive neighborhood that fronts the Monarch Beach golf links golf course.  The neighborhood was built in the early 1980's and in two sections known as the Villas I and Villas I community.  Located in the guard gated "Monarch Beach" community, The Villas I neighborhood was the first to be built and offers home that sit right on the golf course and do offer views of the Pacific Ocean and just steps away from the luxury St. Regis Hotel in Dana Point.  

There are approximately 34 homes in the Villas I community and 56 in the Villas II neighborhood which was built in the latter part of the 1980's.  The best location to find ocean views at at the perimeter of the complex where the property 26 Los Monteros Drive is