Huntington Beach Waterfront Homes

Huntington Beach Waterfront Homes can be found in the many different islands in the Huntington Harbour In Huntington Beach, California.  This is our guide to the Waterfront Homes For Sale in Huntington Beach.

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One of the common requests we get from our clients is finding a home that comes with inside laundry.  Of course, for larger homes this a pretty much a common thing to have as many luxury homes even come with their own individual laundry room.  For smaller homes and condos this is a common question as laundry areas can be located in the garage and for residential condos you may find the laundry in the community laundry facility.  In fact, one of the first questions we get from condo buyers is regarding the laundry and having inside laundry is a huge selling feature.  You will sometimes see in condo listings that a unit comes with laundry hookups which often equates to having inside laundry as well.

Probably, the most asked question for those looking to

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One of the more popular places to rent a home in the Huntington Beach area is the Seaside Village community.  What makes this neighborhood unique is that it's located in a secure gated community with small lagoon style waters that resides just outside the homes making it feel like a true water front location.  The community itself is relatively small so there are typically not a lot of rental properties on the market at any given time.  Currently there are 3 rental homes available that are all looking for a 12 month lease as we typically don't see any short term rental properties in this neighborhood.

Rental prices currently start at $3,900 a month for a 3 bedroom home with approximately 1,705 square feet of living space.  There are also two other 3

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We get a lot of requests from clients looking for an ocean view home in the Huntington Beach area.  For the most part there are very few communities that offer an ocean view with the exception of neighborhoods like Pacific Shores, Brightwater and the homes that line Pacific Coast Highway.  What many have done in the downtown area is building three level homes that often have a roof top deck that can provide views of the Pacific Ocean.  If you have ever driven through the downtown area of Huntington Beach you will see this the case with large 3 story homes built next to each other.  

Real Estate prices for homes with roof top decks currently start at just under $1.1 million for a three bedroom home that comes with around 2,500 square feet.  Of course,

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Huntington Beach is one of the largest beach towns in Orange County with a huge selection of properties near the beach and the Huntington Harbour.  For the most part, many of these properties are located close to each other offering little privacy, especially in the backyard spaces of the home.  There are several neighborhoods that do offer homes with private and/or spacious backyard which are ideal for enjoying the beautiful coastal weather that can be found in Huntington Beach.

One of the places we like to recommend is the gated Seacliff community.  Look for homes located in neighborhoods with detached single family homes as they often are located on large sized lots.  Another gated community that we absolutely love is the Boardwalk community which

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Real Estate has always been about location as one of the primary reasons for it's value.  Homes located on a a cul-de-sac are no exception to this as this is considered to buyers one of the best locations to find a home.  Huntington Beach has a wide variety of housing from luxury bay front homes surrounding the Huntington Harbour to large estate homes like those found in the Edwards Hill neighborhood.  All of these communities offer homes on these types of locations which add an extra selling point when these properties go up for sale.

One of the main reasons for it's popularity is the added square footage that cul-de-sac homes can reside on.  Being location on a corner or pie shape lot typically allows for the lot size to be larger than other

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Home buyers love buying a home that has many upgrades found throughout the home.  Many home owners often forget to upgrade a garage as it's seen as the last thing to do to update the look.  Having a clean and modern garage can add to the value of the home, especially for those buyers who are car enthusiasts or expect everything to be modernized throughout the home.  One easy way to upgrade a garage is to add an epoxy finish to it.  Epoxy floors have a very clean look with a variety of colors that one can choose from.  Once complete, epoxy flooring can add value to any home for a minimal amount of cost.

We did a quick search for homes that are being offered with epoxy floors and found a wide range of properties.  This ranges from small condo communities

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Huntington Beach has a wide variety of investment properties that include residential single family homes and condos that are used for investment purposes.  This is ideal for those looking to buy a residential property and then rent it out to earn a monthly cash flow on the home.  I did a quick search on our multiple listing service and found 6 properties that have been marked as potential good investment properties.  This includes homes located near the beach as well as to the north and south of the Huntington Beach Pier. One of the properties is located one block to Main Street and the Huntington Beach Pier.  Due to it's size it's ideal for an investment property which features a one bedroom, one bath home with 416 square feet and listed at $825,000.

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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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It's coming close to the end of the year and it's always fund to look back and see what homes have sold for and what the market has done.  It's not uncommon to find many homes at the very top of the market in Huntington Beach to sell for over $4 million dollars.  This is especially true for the 3 top sales that sold in 2018 and ranged from $4,700,000 to $7,500,000.  Two of the three properties are located in the gated community of Coral Cay, one of the premier bay front neighborhoods in the Huntington Harbour of Huntington Beach.

The highest sale occurred at 3452 Courtside Circle located in the Coral Cay community and sold for the record breaking price of $7.5 million.  This price was in fact the highest price ever paid for a home in the city of

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Huntington Beach is one of the most diverse beach towns in all of Southern California with a variety of basic single level starter homes, luxury townhouses, beach front estates and water front homes for sale.  Within the Huntington Harbour area is a select number of condo communities that offer condos located next to the water that can come with it's own private boat dock.  That's the case with this new brand new listing located at 16148 Mariner Drive in the Huntington Marina community.  The condos sits on the downstairs level of the building and offers a total of two bedrooms, one and a half baths with an approximate 1,236 square feet of living space.  It was originally built in 1964 and comes with a one car attached garage.

16148 Mariner Drive is all

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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 is mainly known for it's single family home and condo communities located within close proximity to the beach.  Many of these homes were built in the 1950's when Huntington Beach had it's biggest real estate boom.  Real Estate investors over the years have invested in these starter single family homes that even today can be bought in the mid $500,000 range.  For those looking to convert more income from their properties then duplex properties may be a good solution in Huntington Beach.  First of all, there are not a lot of duplex properties to be found in the city of Huntington Beach so inventory is always notoriously low.  Many prefer duplex properties with the ability to live in one side of duplex while renting out the other side.  This

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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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The Huntington Harbor is well know for it's man made islands that wrap around the bay with some of the most exclusive water front homes.  Within the Harbor there are several gated communities that offer an extra layer of security and are perfect for those who travel extensively or need to live in a secure and safe location.  Here is our guide to the gated communities found in the Huntington Harbor.

The most expensive gated neighborhood in the Harbour include the Faire Marin, Harbour Coves and Coral Cay communities.  The Coral Cay neighborhood is on the very south end of the Harbor and offers a 24 hour guard gate, private beach with some of the expensive homes in Huntington Beach.  These homes rarely come on the market for sale.  The Faire Marin and

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The Huntington Harbor is the main hub for all bay front properties in the Huntington Beach area.  The harbor channels through many different islands that all lead out to the Pacific Ocean.  Some of the original homes that were built here date back to the early 1920's and offer spectacular canal views with it's own charm and character of an older home.  Situated near Gilbert Island is a small collection of homes located on the water on Bayview Drive.  This street is well known for have some of the oldest homes in the Northwest area of Huntington Beach.  Since the properties are located in front of the bay they often include private boat docks for a small duffy or ideal for kayak storage.  

Remarkably, these homes can be currently purchased for under

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Sunset Island is a small remote island located off Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach that is home to approximately 200 homes.  The location is just west of Admiralty Island and is one of the best kept secrets for finding waterfront homes.  Sunset Island occupies two small streets known as Bayview Drive and and Intrepid Lane as has some of the oldest homes located in the Huntington Harbour area.  There is a combination of single family homes that sit on the water's edge to two story townhouses located near the water.  Many of these homes will have roof top decks that overlook the views of the Sunset Beach area.

The biggest selling point for this community is the location and the ability to have a boat slip in front of your home.  The location is

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The Sunset Beach area of Huntington Beach is located in the very north end of town.  Here you will find residential homes and condos nestled in a very tight community that used to be it's own city at one time.  Many of the condos located here are situated directly on the water front and offer spectacular water views.  One special condo building is known as the Broadmoor condo community.

The Broadmoor condo building is a gated complex with water close and waterfront condos on the Huntington Harbour.  The community has many association amenities which includes a nice community pool, spa and three tennis courts.  There is a nice lagoon water trail that goes in between the units and offers another view point from the condos.  Condo prices vary a lot with

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The Seagate community is a waterfront community with single family homes that were built in the early 1970's.  This is a really popular community for those looking for homes located directly on the water.  These are actually attached homes that share a common wall with one other property.  The home have a lot to offer which include cathedral vaulted ceilings, open floor plans and back patios.  The community has a large clubhouse, 2 community pools, spa and 6 tennis courts.  Boat docks are also available to rent in this location.

Home prices can range a lot with home starting in the mid $800,000 range.  Currently, four homes are available for purchase starting from $865,000 to $999,000 with home sales in the last year ranging from $635,000 to $1,289,000.

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Sunset Beach is a small stretch of beach front in the Northeast section of Huntington Beach, California.  This area is rich in history and used to be it's own town from the early 1920's when oil was first struck in the quiet beach town.  In 2011, Sunset Beach was officially annexed into the city of Huntington Beach and is now considered one of the upscale areas to find beach front homes.  If you look at the picture below you will see homes located on the beach which is considered the "Sunset Beach" area.

Located just west of Sunset Beach are the many man made islands of the Huntington Harbour as pictured below.  This is where you will find all of the bay front homes and condos for sale in Huntington Beach.  Since Sunset Beach is such a small area within

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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