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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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 and

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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

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Owning a boat brings a lot of joy and happiness and is a way of life for a lot of residents here in the coastal Orange County area.  For those looking to park their boats in front of their home then and have a healthy budget up to $3 million dollars will be pleasantly surprised with the various communities to choose from.  Huntington Beach is considerably less affordable then neighboring towns like Newport Beach where boat dock homes can easily be double the price point.  

Some of the best communities to find boat dock homes in Huntington Beach include the Faire Marin, Coral Cay, Trinadad Island, Davenport Island, Admiralty Island, Humbolt Island and Portofino Cove Patio homes which all surround the various fingers that are connected with the Huntington

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Seabridge Water Front Condos are ideal for those looking for a low maintenance living on the water in the Huntington Harbour in Huntington Beach, California. The condos area ideally situated directly on the water and offer over sized boat slips up to 30 feet. Not all the homes in Seabridge will have direct water views as the community has interior condos as well.

The condo buildings at Sea Bridge are all two story with the main living quarters located on the main entry level with the bedrooms located on the upstairs level. A unique glass skylights run at the top of the 2nd floor offering additional light in to these condos. The condos offer a 2 car garage and a community pool and spa. Homeowners association dues typically average $443 a month.

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Coral Cay is a luxury 24 hour guard gated community located in the Huntington Harbor that offers some of the best water views in Huntington Beach, California.  The community of approximately 123 homes sits in the middle of the Harbor and has views of Trinadad Island, Davenport Island, Gilbert Island and Humbolt Island which is pictured below.

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The homes sit on the Huntington Harbor and have a unique and exclusive private beach for it's residents.  Private boat docks are commonplace here and can accommodate various size boats and yachts.  The community is in the shape of a "u" and has waterfront homes on the interior and exterior of the harbor.  The sandy beach is located on the interior part of the community.  The association allows provides 2 light

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For those looking to lease a home instead of purchasing a home then Huntington Beach provides many of great choices at affordable prices.  Water Front rentals are a popular choice due to the large number of properties that sit on the water front.  Rentals are normally long term and will vary in terms from six to twelve months or more.  These long term rentals are best found in the Northwest area of Huntington Beach where you will find many condo and single family homes near the Huntington Harbour.

Rentals prices for condos on the water will typically range from $3,000 to $4,000 and are best found in the Portofino Cove, Weatherly Bay and other condos that reside in the Northwest area.  If you are looking for a boat slip then you are most likely to find

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The Huntington Beach Real Estate market is on the rebound and that includes the million dollar plus range as well.  In Jan 2013, there were a total of 8 homes that sold over the $1 million dollar price point.  The highest sale reported in at $1,825,000 for a french Normandy estate home located in the downtown Huntington Beach area.   The home was on the market for a total number 84 days and closed from the original list price of $1,999,500.  Other sales over the million dollar mark included new construction homes in the new Huntington Beach community of Pacific Shores.

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The two sales came in at $1,193,128 and $1,137,514 for their four and five bedroom homes with square footage's of 3,585 and 3,608 respectively.  We were noting on our last blog that

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Everyone wants to find a good deal when buying a home in Huntington Beach. With the shortage of homes up for sale it has become a seller's market and buyers have less room to negotiate for the best deal. There are still good deals to be found and you just have to know where to look. Here is a quick guide to where you can find them.

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1) Huntington Beach Inclusionary Program - We love these homes since they help low income buyers who need financial assistance in buying a home. Since most applicants can qualify for these homes the buying and negotiating buyers is really good. The first step is to see if you qualify for the program. You can visit the official website by just entering into any search engine the phrase "Huntington Beach Inclusionary

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If you are thinking about renting a home in the Huntington Beach area then you may want to consider renting in the next several months.  The winter months always have the best rates as this time of year is always considered the low rental season.  Landlord that have their rental homes up for lease are typically more willing to negotiate with you in price and terms than in the summer months.

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If you are not sure you want to stay in the lease property for over a year then offering to do a 6 month rental is truly a win-win situation for everyone.  The landlord is able to have his home rented during the winter months and will come back on the market in the more marketable summer months.  We see a lot of renters doing exactly this with great success.

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There is a lot of speculation on what the real estate market will do in 2013.  With the upcoming Presidential elections coming up next month many buyers are sitting on the fence and waiting to see the outcome before making any buying decisions.  This is typically during an election year as many home buyers are skeptical in making the wrong move.  There have been many reports that indicate 2013 will be a strong year for real estate and prices will slowly continue to go up. 

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We have already started to see this happen here in Huntington Beach as well priced properties are receiving multiple offers.  The banks are also gearing up to flush out any distressed properties that may have in their portfolio and focus on helping these owners short sell their