If you are considering remodeling or updating your home prior to a home sale, do so selectively. The most cost effective updating is in the kitchen and bathrooms. Also, do all repairs before listing the homes, these will get you the most bang for your investment and will help to sell the home quicker. If repairs are completed prior to listing the home, the sale process will go smoother and quicker.
The Aqua Lounge Oktoberfest will run the entire month of October, ending on Halloween, October 31st. From 3pm to 11pm, daily, Aqua Lounge will be offering a beer flight of four cross-continental pours paired with a giant Bavarian pretzel with specialty dipping sauces. Also, this month Aqua Lounge will have Become a Beer Meister and a James Bond inspired Halloween Party. Aqua Lounge is located at 690 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach. For more information see their website at: http://www.aqualoungenb.com/events/calendar.
Newport Coast is positioned between Laguna Beach and Newport Beach. This area was its own city until 2001, when it was annexed by Newport Beach. Located at 9 Altino, this 2,700 square home is part of the Ziani development. This three bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 1993. This is the largest unit available in Ziani. The gourmet kitchen features a SubZero refrigerator, butler’s pantry and stainless steel appliances. Attention to detail can be seen in the use of marble, front entry, and use of granite. The back patio is surrounded by lush landscaping and has a built-in stainless steel barbeque. Ziani is a gated community with 168 condos. The amenities include a resort style swimming pool, clubhouse, walking paths and a putting green.
Located at 861 Sandcastle Drive, this 3,300 square foot home is part of the Harbor View Hills community in Corona del Mar. This five bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 1967. The home has two master suites, one on each floor. In addition, there is an exercise room, den and gourmet kitchen. There are views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island and Newport Harbor. This home sits on a large 11,000 square foot piece of property, with a large fenced backyard.
Located at 1919 Yacht Enchantress, this 2,600 square foot home is part of the Seaview neighborhood in Newport Beach. This four bedroom, three bathroom home was built in 1976. The home was remodeled in 2008 including new plumbing and electrical. Attention to detail can be seen in the high ceilings, modern finishes and the gourmet kitchen. There are 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, city night lights and the surrounding mountains. This home sits on a 7,500 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting.
Acacia is a development in the Cypress Village area in the city of Irvine. Acacia is a townhouse community built by Ryland Homes. Architectural styles seen in Acacia include Santa Barbara and Monterey designs. There are four plans to choose from ranging in square footage from 1,100 square feet to 1,400 square feet. Homes prices are between $450,000 and $575,000. Each unit has a one or a two car garage.