Huntington Harbour Homes

Our Huntington Beach Real Estate agents specialize in Huntington Harbor Homes in Huntington Beach, California.  Huntington Harbor Homes in Huntington Beach, California surround the Huntington Harbor and offer the best water views in Huntinngton Beach, California.

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One of the favorite places to find a rental property near the water is the Sea Harbour community.   If you have ever been to the Huntington Harbour area of Huntington Beach you will fall in love with the beautiful homes among the blue waters of the bay.  The Sea Harbour community offers a prime location next to the water with select units in this building offer their own private boat docks.  Most of the units located are longer term leases that typically start with a 12 month lease then go month-to-month after that unless another lease extension is signed at that point.   Rental prices for the most part have remained consistent and one of the best deals when you consider living next to the beach and just minutes to the beach.

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Huntington Beach is a very popular beach town in the coastal Orange County area that is rich in history dating back to the early 1920's when many of the original beach properties were built here.  Most of the homes are located throughout Huntington Beach with a high concentration of them situated in the Downtown area.  Every year we see about 4 or 5 of these homes come on the market each year that can really vary in size.  Some of the most affordable historic homes will be those on the smaller size that average under 1,000 square feet and are often called tiny houses.  There are also very elegant larger historic properties built in the 1920's that offer over 2,000 square feet of living space.  These tend to be the most sought after properties since they

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When I first move to the Orange County and was looking at homes the word that a lot of real estate agents would use was that the home was "turnkey."  At first I had no idea what they were talking about since it seems to be real estate lingo but quickly understood what they were talking about.  Basically, the phrase means to turn the key and enter the home without having to do any repairs, etc.  This phrase is used so much that it's the one keyword to look for if you are in the market to find a home that doesn't need any work done to it.  Huntington Beach has several homes currently on the market that are in this condition with a wide range of prices from smaller residential condos to single family homes.

Buyers in this current real estate market are

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Arguably considered one of the best neighborhoods in Huntington Beach is the Huntington Harbour area.  Located at the very north end of Huntington Beach is a collection of luxury residential homes and condos that are very much sought after no matter if you are looking to buy or lease a home.  Within the area is a collection of 5 islands with many homes offering stunning water front views.  Homes located on the water command a huge premium in price especially if the home comes with it's own private boat slip.  The inventory of these homes is currently very limited with single family homes starting at $5,800 a month with direct water front homes starting at over $15,000 a month.

Some of the key places to look for rentals include the five man made islands

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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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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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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 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 lowest priced senior communities in Orange County happens to be located in Huntington Beach near the cross streets of Main Street and Garfield Avenue.  The community is commonly referred to as the Huntington Harbour Village Senior community and is strictly dedicated for those older than 55 years of age.  The complex is an iconic Spanish style architectural community that was built in the early 1980's and has a lot of charm and personality.  This is a secure gated complex with a location that is within walking distance to local shopping and restaurants.  The best part about buying here at this many of the condos listed for sale here can be purchased for under $200,000.

One of the key things to remember in living here is that you have to be at

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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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The Huntington Harbour neighborhood in Huntington Beach is the very best place to find homes that come with a boat dock.  These water front homes can be truly spectacular with homes over 5,000 square feet with panoramic views.  The Harbour itself has many fingers that go around many man made islands with a good mixture of residential single family homes, condos and townhouses.  One of the most expensive neighborhoods found here is the Crystal Cay community which offers it's own private gated entrance and extra security for the homes located here.  

The boat slips in the Huntington Harbour will vary a lot depending on where the home is located.  Some homes with very large frontage can accommodate a private boat dock for a 85 foot yacht.  The canals tend

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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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Located in the Huntington Harbor Heights area is a small condo complex called "Tiara de la Pacifica."  The community was first built in 1984 and continued to build for a two year process.  The condos are all located on one small street called "Tiara Drive" with one and two bedroom floor plans.  There is a series of two story buildings with units located on both the lower and upper levels.  Condos on the top floor will have nice vaulted ceilings, living room fireplace, private outdoor deck and interior laundry. Downstairs units are also very popular and offer outdoor fenced in patios which can be ideal for those will pets. Condos often come with one detached garage and additional assigned parking space.

The grounds of Tiara de la Pacifica are very lush

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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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The Huntington Harbour area is one of the most sought after and desirable areas to live in all of Huntington Beach, California.  Many of the properties in this area will be luxury waterfront estate homes that are situated on many of the islands that connect with the Huntington Harbour.  Homes located within a short distance to the water are known as Mainland homes and are typically some of the best priced homes for non-waterfront properties.  Real Estate prices currently start at $899,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2,482 square foot home that is located approximatley four blocks to the water.  The majority of homes in this area have been developed and are large two story properties with a select one story homes.  A few homes located on the mainland will be located

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The Fernhill subdivision in Huntington Beach is a small community of just 120 townhouses.  The location is near the beach off Warner ave that leads to the Pacific Ocean just south of the Huntington Harbour area.  These are attached single family residences that offers spacious rooms, exterior decks and attached 2 car garages.  The community is small but very nice and offers a solar heated pool, tennis courts and a nice clubhouse area.  Real Estate prices for the Fernhill community ranges between $529,000 to $579,000 for a two to three bedroom home.  

This is considered the Northwest Huntington Beach area that is filled with small beach bungalow style homes near the bay.  Many of the neighborhoods in this area are not under any homeowners association

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The Bayport community is a gated neighborhood that is home to some of the finest water front condos on the market in Huntington Beach, California.  These condos rarely come on the market and are located in the "Surfside" community in Huntington Beach.  This is a small collection of 45 luxury condos will select properties located on the water front facing the Huntington Harbour and situated next to Peter's Landing, a local gathering place filled with restaurants and the weekly farmer's market on Saturday's.  

Bayport is a private gated community that really has a lot to offer.  Included the monthly dues of $465 are the following:  water, trash, and building maintenance and insurance.  The community offers a a central resort style pool, spa and clubhouse

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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