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The Sam Smith Team is proud to put one of their newest listings in escrow today after being on the market for just one week!  This San Clemente home featured two bedrooms, one bath and good size front and back yards.  It was located in the downtown area of San Clemente and just minutes to the Ole Hanson beach here in San Clemente, California.  If you are looking to sell your San Clemente home in today's market please contact Sam Smith at 949-291-0424 for a free consultation of your home.  Sam's solid track record for homes sold in 2010 shows that Sam understands what it takes to get a home sold in the current San Clemente Real Estate marketplace.

San Clemente Home For Sale | San Clemente Real Estate | San Clemente, California

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If you are thinking that you are unable to pay your monthly mortgage and the market value of your home is a lot less than what you owe on it, then you may be a candidate to short sale your home with no expense to you, the homeowner.  We have sold many short sales in the San Clemente area and can walk you through, step by step, and show you how we can sucessfully sell your home at no expense to you.  Short Selling has become the best alternative than loan modifications that can cost you money with no guarantee results.  Please contact us at 949-291-0424 to see if you qualify to short sale your San Clemente home.


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There are three current developments under construction where new home construction buyers can find homes in San Clemente.  Located in the Talega development in Talega, homes can be found in the following communities:  Alta, Altura and Carillon.  New Homes in the Atla community in Talega are currently priced in the $1.5 range and there are several re-sale homes for sale ranging from $1.3 to $1.8 million.  New Homes in the Altura community will range again in the $1.5 range with homes ranging from 4,700 square feet to 5,300 square feet, the same as the Alta homes.  There are currently no re-sale homes for sale in Altura.  The other new community in Talega is Carillon with new home sale prices in the upper $900,000 range.   There are currently no re-sale

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We have been getting a lot of requests for a new home that has come on the market for lease in the downtown area of San Clemente.  This historical home was built in 1926 and was one of the first homes built in San Clemente.  "Casa Mirmar" is a smaller house with just 2 bedrooms but has all the charm that you would expect from a historical home.  The home is currently being offered for lease for $2,200/month on a 12 month lease.  For more information on this historical home or San Clemente rentals please contact us today at 949-291-0424.  Listing courtesy of Ray McAfoose of Coldwell Banker.

San Clemente Historical Home For Sale | San Clemente Real Estate

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A Bank Owned Property in the Southwest San Clemente area has come back on the market in the very desirable southwest San Clemente area for $939,000.  This two story mediterranean home is brand new construction and located just two blocks to the beach and some of the best surf spots in all of San Clemente.  The home features 4 bedrooms/3.5 baths and and over 3,600 square feet with a 3 car garage!!  If you are looking for a great beach home in San Clemente this is it!  Please contact the Sam Smith team at 949-291-0424 for more information on this home.

Southwest San Clemente Home For Sale | 205 W Avenida Valencia, San Clemente, Ca 92672

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What a difference a couple years makes!  We have been seeing condo prices here in San Clemente come down in the recent years but the prices have recently leveled out and actually start to come up a little.  With that being said, the lowest price condo in San Clemente now starts at $139,000 for a one bedroom condo in the Vista Pacifica community in Rancho San Clemente area of San Clemente!  I was suprised to see over 14 properties currently for sale for under $200,000 in Vista Pacifica.  If you are thinking of buying an entry level condo or looking for a real estate investment property, Vista Pacifica condos are a good investment.  These 1 bedroom condos rent for around $1,300/month and the 2 bedrooms units rent for around $1,500 while they ocean view

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We have a lot of investors coming back into the San Clemente Real Estate marketplace looking to buy land under the $500,000 range.  Currently, there are 7 lots for sale in San Clemente that fit under this price range.  Four of the lots are located in the central part of San Clemente which three of them happen to be on the same street of "Calle Redondel"  The other lot for sale is located at 128 Avenida Sierra which just recently reduced thier price to $229,000.  Two of the lots are located on the north side of town in "Shorecliffs" and "Sea Pointe Estates" neighborhood.   The last lot is located in the southwest San Clemente area with a short walking distance to the beach.  For more information on the different San Clemente nieghborhoods and the current…

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If you are thinking about selling your San Clemente home please keep in mind that the 2010-2011 school year will be starting next month and our selling season here in San Clemente typically is good until the end of August and the first couple of weeks in September.  Buyers typically want to get situated before schools starts so if you are thinking of selling your San Clemente home NOW is the time.  For a free consulation of your home please contact the Sam Smith Team at 949-291-0424.  We provide a free estimate of your home's value and give you tips on how to stage your home for the highest price sale.

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There are currently 5 historical homes active and available on the market that were built between 1926 and 1932 in San Clemente.  One thing to make sure when buying a historical home in San Clemente is to check with the City of San Clemente and make sure the property is registered under the Mills Act.  Homes under the Mills Act will have huge discounted tax rate for owning and taking care of a historical home.  Below are the current historical homes for sale

  • 146 Avenida Sierra, San Clemente, CA - $749,000
  • 132 Avenida Miramar, San Clemente, CA - $995,000
  • 418 Cazador Lane, San Clemente, CA - $1,999,000
  • 606 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, Ca - $3,500,000
  • 141 Avenida Trafalgar, San Clemente, CA - $1,295,000

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