May 2016

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One of the newest trends in buying real estate in the Huntington Beach area is buying a home that comes fully furnished or with select items available for sale.  The trend started several years ago as a way to for buyers to wrap the cost of buying furniture items for the house into the monthly mortgage payment.  This is a cleaver idea that saves out of pocket expenses as long as the home is furnished to your tastes.  These types of homes range from some of the most expensive water front homes in Huntington Beach to smaller homes that have been professionally stated with select items that can be purchased direct from the stager.

It's important to remember a couple of things when buying a furnished home.  First, lenders typically don't like to see

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One of the big selling points for many one story properties in Huntington Beach is offering RV Parking or RV access.  Huntington Beach is a large beach town with a wide variety of architectural homes.  One of the most popular and commonly seen property is the single level ranch home that offers three to four bedrooms with an attached two car garage.  Many of these style houses were built in the mid 1950's to 1960's and is a true staple in the Huntington Beach Real Estate market.  A few select properties will be located on large of enough land to offer RV parking as well.  This is a huge selling point since many homeowners do have multiple vehicles.

The best place to looking for homes with RV parking is the central section of Huntington Beach that is

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The Harbour Vista community in Huntington Beach has been offering some of the lowest priced condos for sale in the past years.  One bedroom condos are now selling in the $190,000 range and two bedroom units start at $289,000. Sometimes when things are too good to be true there always seems to be a catch.  One of the important things to understand when buying in this community is that the homes are located on leased land.  There is also a homeowners association dues that are paid on a monthly basis and average around $421.00 a month.  What you get for the monthly due is a large community pool area, spa and outdoor barbecue area.

The land lease is a little tricky to understand.  There is a website for the Harbor Vista News that gives a breakdown of how