Downtown Area Huntington Beach

The Downtown Area Huntington Beach community is a good place to find luxury homes located by the Huntington Beach Pier and Beach.

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Huntington Beach has a nice mixture of residential single family homes that were mass produced in the early 1950's.  There homes are typically one story homes located on smaller lots.  Since that time larger homes were built that often feature a guest house or commonly referred to as a guest casita.  These are often separate and additional living spaces that are ideal for extended family members or out of town guests.  There are a couple of great areas where you can find these types of homes.

First, the Huntington Harbour is an excellent place to look at these homes tend to be larger than the average Huntington Beach home with a nice mixture of water front and beach close homes.  Waterfront homes in this neighborhood often come with a private boat

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The Downtown Area of Huntington Beach is one of more requested areas to live, especially for those looking for a rental property.  There is so much to do Downtown with some really great restaurants, retail shopping and all of the activity that can be found area the Huntington Beach Pier.  Many properties that are advertised in Huntington Beach will often quote how long it takes to get to the downtown area and that's how popular this area can be.  As you can expect, Real Estate prices don't come cheap here as many of these homes rent for more than $3,000 a month with a mixture of long term 12 month rentals and some vacation properties.  

Rental prices currently start at $2,295 for a 3 bedroom apartment with an approximate 1,200 square feet.  The

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Huntington Beach is a very diverse beach town with a great variety of residential homes and condos.  For the most part, there are many residential single family homes that were built in the 1950's and 60's with one story level and three to four bedroom floor plans.  The city since then has grown much larger and has expanded on this smaller building floor plan.  Now many of the homes offer a variety of options including homes that have separate entrances.  These can be used for a variety of reasons which are explained here.

First, having a separate entrance is ideal for a guest casita or mother-in-law suite.  This works out perfectly for extended family members and out of town guests who need a separate living space from the main house.  Having a

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One of the more desirable places to live in Huntington Beach is the downtown area. Within the downtown area is a complex known as Townsquare Condos that offers a nice selection of residential condos that is located approximately 4 blocks to the beach. The area is well known for it's weekly Farmer's market that is held there every Tuesday night. The condos tend to be very well priced for a property located close to the beach. Real Estate prices in the past year sold for as low as $539,000 for a one bedroom unit with 838 square feet. The most expensive unit sold for $687,5000 and was a two bedroom unit with 1,067 square feet. Both of these properties sold in 2017 while recent listings for a two bedroom, one bath condo with 990 square feet is on the market

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Two Huntington Beach homes have been featured on the new Bravo TV show "Real Estate Wars."  The developer Michael Alladawi has over 10 brand new homes being built in the Huntington Beach area and is interviewing two agents, John McMonigle and JoJo Wilson for the listing.  At the end of Episode 2 of Season 1 the develop decides to give each agent one property each to see how well they can sell the property before committing to his other listings.

The properties are both located on California street in the downtown area of Huntington Beach which has become one of the most desirable places to live due to it's large number of newer construction homes, close proximity to the downtown area, beach and the Huntington Beach Pier.  We did a quick search on our

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Huntington Beach offers a wide range of housing opportunities from residential homes, condos, townhouses and even manufactured homes.  Our office gets a lot of calls from renters who have the ability to buy but would like to test out the market first before making the big purchase.  They often ask about properties that are available for lease that can be purchased down the line.  This is typically called a lease option where the renter has the ability to purchase the home at a later date.  Here is a brief explanation on how this works.

First, you find a rental home in Huntington Beach where the owners are open to selling the property as well.  A lot of times owners will have their property up for sale and for rent at the same time and take whatever

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Huntington Beach has hundreds of different neighborhoods that offer a variety of housing.  One of the very small communities where homes rarely come on the market for sale is the Villas at Huntington Beach community.  The Villas is a collection of two bedroom, two bath townhouses located near the cross streets of Atlanta Ave and Beach Blvd, just a short 5 minute drive to the beach.  The floor plans are unique and offer a split level living spaces that come with a two car attached garage.  The three levels include a living room on the lower level, mid level kitchen, dining room and bedroom while the Master suite occupies the entire penthouse level.  The master bedroom typically offers lots of square footage with a large master bath, walk-in closet and an

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The City of Huntington Beach spans over miles of flat land with a large variety of single family homes.  Many of these homes were used as small vacation properties and can be built on the small side.  Tiny houses in Huntington Beach are estimated to be under 1,0000 square feet with typically one to three bedrooms.  Here is a quick run down of what to expect when looking for a small house in the beach town of Huntington Beach.

As of today, there are seven properties offered for sale that have under 1,000 square feet of living space.  The smallest house checks in at 416 square feet and features one bedroom and one bath.  Before you say this is way too small you must consider the location where this is located.  The location is just over one block to

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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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Huntington Beach is a very large beach town with over 200,000 people who live here.  There are several newer communities that have been built in recent years like Brightwater and Pacific Shores that offer a wide range of architectural style homes located near the beach.  One similar community to these in commonly known as "The Waterfront" and features two individual neighborhoods that share the same common amenities and location.  The homes were built a little over a decade ago and situated just one block away from the sandy beach.  At the time they were built there was a huge demand for them due to their prime location and resort style amenities like the large pool and clubhouse area.

Real Estate prices over the years have remained under the one

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The Pacific Ranch community in Huntington Beach, California is home to two different neighborhoods located within the 24 hour guard gate.  The two communities consist of Pacific Ranch Villas and Pacific Ranch Townhomes and share some of the same neighborhood amenities in the West Huntington Beach area.  Here is a detailed explanation on these two community tracts.

First, The Pacific Ranch Townhomes were built in the mid 1980's between 1984 to 1990.  These are three story townhouses that come with attached two car garages and located near the south gated entrance and the community pool and clubhouse area. The first level of these townhouses will typically contain one bedroom and bath as well as the garage entrance and laundry room.  The second level of

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The Townsquare Condos are located at 415 Townsquare in Huntington Beach, California. This is a prime area of the downtown area in Huntington Beach with an easy bike ride to the Huntington Beach Pier and the beach. This is a very small gated complex of one and two bedroom units a nice community pool, spa, sauna and shower area. The location is really ideal for those who want to live in the heart of the city with many great restaurants and retail shops. Many of the units will offer vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets and elevators that have access to all floors.

Real Estate prices currently run between $450,000 to $550,000 for a one bedroom one bath condo that offers 1,038 square feet of living space. Two bedrooms units normally start at $550,000 and up.

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Ocean Pointe is a very nice community in the downtown Huntington Beach area.  These two story homes are ideally located approximately 4 blocks to the beach and a short bike ride to the downtown area.  These are multi-level properties with formal living and dining rooms with gourmet kitchens.  There are nice exterior patios, open floor plans that combine living spaces with the kitchen as well as a custom fireplace in the living room.  The front patio is often located off the living room while many units offer a nice roof top deck area that overlooks the city.

The homes at Ocean Pointe were built in the early 1990's and offer many modern amenities you would expect to find in a newer construction home.  Many of the kitchens offer custom cabinetry, granite

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The Downtown Huntington Beach area offers many ocean view homes that are typically found north of the Huntington Beach Pier area.  The downtown area is considered by some to be the most desirable part of town that is near the major retail shops and restaurants.  The Huntington Beach Pier is the beginning point of the downtown area and continues over 20 blocks inland.  Since the area is primarily on flat land, the majority of ocean view properties are found directly on Pacific Coast Highway which is the closest street to the ocean as well as one to two streets back.

The majority of the properties in this area are single family homes with a nice mixture of residential condos and townhouses.  Real Estate prices for ocean view condos currently start at

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Huntington Beach has several new developments that offer new construction homes that were built in 2014 in all different price ranges.  There are also several custom home builders in the area that have built individual homes for re-sale as well.  One of the biggest developments for new construction homes is the Brightwater community that is located on the very north end of town.  These are large beach close homes that offer several different neighborhoods and filled with two story custom luxury homes.  Two of the newest communities that currently offers homes for sale at Brightwater are known as "Azurene" and "Capri" neighborhoods.  The Azure neighborhood is located on the ridgeline and has nice views of the natural preserve area known as the Bolsa Chica

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An interesting term that you may have heard of in the real estate community called "Broker Preview."  Broker Preview is basically a day designated for real estate brokers and agents to view new listings as they come on the market in the Huntington Beach area.  Not all new listings will be held open for the broker preview as it is completely on a voluntary basis from the listing agent on the property.  Basically, it's an open house for real estate agents.  The theory is that Realtors who have seen a large majority of the listings on the market can quickly identify the correct property when a buyer gives them an exact criteria on the type of home that they are interested in finding.

Even though the Broker Previews are designated for real estate agents

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Huntington Beach Condos can be found in all different price ranges.  Buyers who have a healthy budget when looking for a condo will have a wide variety to choose from.  Condos in the Huntington Beach area will normally in the mid $100,000 range with luxury waterfront condos reaching up near the $1 million dollar mark.  For those in this upper price range you have many condo buildings to choose from.  Here is a quick guide to the most popular locations:

Pacific Coast Highway Condos - Condos located on the street "Pacific Coast Highway" near the downtown area is where you should start your search.  Many of these condos are located in small condo buildings that are not widely known.  What you do get is a great location near the Huntington Beach Pier and

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Plaza Almeria Huntington Beach condos are located near the beach in the West side of Huntington Beach, California.  The split level condos were built new in the year 2000 and offer residents an ideal location who are looking to live in the main downtown Huntington Beach area.  The condo building itself was built in the Spanish style with classic white stucco exterior with red clay tile roofs.  The location is just 2 blocks to the Huntington Beach Pier and many of the local restaurants and downtown shopping is located nearby.  

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Some of the selling points of these condos are the dual master suites with a downstairs den/office.  A total of 42 units exist in this building as a new condo has recently come up for sale for $750,000.  The condo is located on

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Huntington Beach has only one place where you can find condos located directly on the sand.  That place is known as "Huntington Pacific" located in the downtown Pier area.  The condos originate back to 1967 when Huntington Beach was much different and a lot smaller.  Since then, all buildings and residential properties have been built on the non-ocean side of Pacific Coast Highway with Huntington Pacific being the true place where you can walk out of the condo building and be directly on the sand.

Huntington Pacific Condos For Sale are located directly on the beach in Huntington Beach, California

As you can expect this part of sandy beach by the Pier is a hot spot for tourists and beach goers and is one of the best places to watch volleyball players practice.  Condos prices are more affordable than what most people would expect as condos prices

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Driving through the downtown section of Huntington Beach you will see many homes that line the main drag street known as "Pacific Coast Highway."  This original highway now is the main gateway through all the Huntington Beach areas and runs parallel with the sandy beach and Pacific Ocean.  Homes located on the east side of the highway will have direct ocean front views as the sandy beach is located on the east side.  This is truly unique to Huntington Beach for homes in Orange County and some of the best ocean and pier view homes and condos will be located on this street.

Huntington Beach Homes For Sale on Pacific Coast Highway

Condos located on Pacific Coast Highway currently start at $269,000 and go as high as $775,000.  Many of the condos will have ocean views and located directly across the highway