December 2013

Found 14 blog entries for December 2013.

A Laguna beach Ocean View Home 

The city of Laguna Beach offers the greatest ocean view options in Orange County due to the extensive coastline frontage as well as its hillside terrain. Favorite views of Laguna Beach residents are the “north view” which orientates towards captivating Emerald Bay, famed city lights and of course year round sunsets.

Laguna Beach ocean view real estate varies in price from the $500,000 range for a 1 bedroom condo to over 30M for an oceanfront home located in Irvine Cove and Emerald Bay. Architectural styles can also vary with the majority of newer construction homes falling in the contemporary, modern and soft contemporary style range.  As you can imagine, “the view” is an alluring factor for design and hence expansive windows, walls of glass

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Surrounded by numerous and majestic beaches, Crystal Cove offers itself as a private getaway to all its residents. Built by professionals using high quality materials with a knack for tasteful architecture, homes in this Newport Coast community are beautiful, highly-secured, and gated, providing an underlying sense of security that allows you to simply enjoy where you live. Not to be missed, this luxurious and exclusive area also contains a plethora of recreational establishments, which serves a perfect mix of activities for every mood.

Interested to learn more? Check out the chart below for specifics.

Crystal Cove Luxury Living Infographic
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Newport Beach Home Real EstateTis’ the season to enjoy Christmas by the beach as the Newport Harbor comes alive during its 105th annual boat parade. The theme this year, “Rockin’ around the Christmas Tree,” has homes, yachts, docks and landscapes transformed into enchanting, holiday wonderlands. Thousands of lights will illuminate the harbor as Christmas floats wind their way around the docks, restaurants and residences. Join in on the fun with a holiday cruise, bundle up on the beach, or get cozy at your choice of eatery on the water.

This premier Southern California event takes place December 18th-22nd starting off at Bay Island at 6:30pm and ending in the same place at 9:00pm.

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Mission Viejo Home Properties

On behalf of the seller, The Aaronson Group has sold 22861 Maiden Lane, Mission Viejo, Orange County, California, for $939,900. (MLS® #OC13159524)

Luxurious living inside and out, this 6,098 sq. ft. Shea built property is nestled in the prestigious guard gated community of Stoneridge. With four generously sized bedrooms and three baths, this spacious and brightly lit floor plan possesses an air of modern sophistication emphasized by its maple wood flooring and plantation shutters throughout. Outfitted with an abundance of maple cabinetry, the kitchen contains a center island and a picturesque window overlooking the backyard with its lush greenbelt landscaping and its pebblech pool and spa. A breakfast nook and a built-in desk area connect the kitchen

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Rancho Santa Margarita Home Listings

On behalf of the buyer, The Aaronson Group has opened escrow on 35 Wakonda, Rancho Santa Margarita, Orange County, California. (MLS® #OC13143675)

Built in 1991 and located in the Club Vista subdivision within the sought after Dove Canyon, this 3,145 sq. ft. home offers a spacious floorplan including 5 beds, 4 baths and 3 car garage. 24 hour gaurd security, association swimming pool and clubhouse, lighted tennis courts, and a private golf course are all offered within thix exclusive community.

Full details can be found by checking out the 35 Wakonda MLS Listing.

Club Vista Home Real Estate Dove Canyon Real Estate for Sale
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Mission Viejo Homes for Sale

On behalf of the seller, The Aaronson Group has opened escrow on 31 Bolero, Mission Viejo, Orange County, California. (MLS® #OC13159074)

This home offers luxury living in the highly desirable Expressions subdivision of the Pacific Hills community. The impressive curb appeal with stacked stone columns & flagstone walkway creates a lasting first impression. Dramatic two story ceilings compliment this well designed, versatile plan that offers 4 bedrooms. It is highly upgraded with modern sophistication throughout and is conveniently located near shopping, parks, and blue ribbon schools.

Full details can be found by checking out the 31 Bolero MLS Listing.

Pacific Hills Real Estate Properties in Mission Viejo
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Crystal Cove Homes & Properties for SaleOne visit to the Crystal Cove community located above Crystal Cove state park and shopping Center is all it takes to appreciate the desirability of this community. Real estate in Crystal Cove is nestled between Corona Del Mar and Laguna Beach with a vast open stretch of protected California coastline. 

Current home prices and recent sales range from the low 2M’s for detached condos to around 30M for a premier Crystal Cove custom home.  At this time, there are 20 homes on the open market priced from 2.4M to 17M; please contact us for available “off market” homes.

A few of the luxurious amenities offered to residents of Crystal Cove is the resort style clubhouse, gym, pool and tennis courts, miles of miles of breathtaking trails adjacent to the

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Ladera Ranch Menorah Lighting Ceremony

Christmas is always beautiful in Ladera Ranch... driving the perimeter of the perfectly manicured community of Ladera Ranch will take you to a winter fairy tale. And it happens every year, during the Christmas Season. Ladera is the home of over 25,000 residents where it is hard to miss the large banners promoting various events of the holiday season - Santa Visits, the traditional Tree Lighting, Toy Drive where residents gather to bring new and wrapped toys to be collected for as Christmas gifts for needy children here, in Orange County. The event speaks for itself - it's called Spark of Love Toy Drive! 

December is also the time when every year the Jewish Community of Ladera Ranch Club, in partnership with LARCS, hold a Menorah Lighting Lighting

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Monarch Bay Terrace Real EstateMonarch Bay Terrace is a highly desirable community located in Monarch Beach featuring mainly single level homes most with breathtaking ocean, Catalina and sunset views.  Adjacent to PCH and Crown Valley and located across the street from Monarch Bay, homeowners in Monarch Bay Terrace enjoy close proximity to the Monarch Bay shopping center, Salt Creek Beach and Laguna Beach.

Monarch Bay Terrace Homes For Sale | Market Update: There are currently 8 properties on the market and 2 under contract, ranging in price from 1.595M to 3.595M.  Since August there have been 6 Monarch Bay Terrace sales ranging from 1.395M to 2.075M.  As evident, home prices in Monarch Bay Terrace can vary a good amount based on size, condition, view caliber, etc.  Please contact

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Paint Your HomeLet me ask you, if you were selling your car would you take the time to wash it first? Of course you would! You know that taking that little extra time to wash and detail it will ultimately result in you receiving a better price for the car.

The same principal applies when it comes time to sell a home. However, many sellers don’t take the proper steps in preparing their home so that it shows at its best when listed for sale. This is very unfortunate for them as their home will most likely take longer time to sell and will probably not sell at full market price.

There are recommendations we make to every seller prior to listing their home. We encourage them to take an hour or so to walk around the exterior and interior of the home and make a list of

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