Brisas Del Mar

Information on the Brisas Del Mar community in San Clemente.  Sam Smith specializes in San Clemente Real Estate.

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Rising Interest Rates has become a problem for those looking to get a mortgage when buying a home in today's real estate market.  These higher rates were intended to slow down pries and inflation but the actual opposite as happened.  Due to low inventory, we have what they call shelter inflation which is reaction to the Federal government raising interest rates.  It's basically explained as the higher the interest rates go, less and less people who currently have a 3 or 4 percent mortgages on their home would not want to put their home on the market and buy another property at interest rates in the 6 to 7 percent range due to the higher costs involved.  So the higher interest rates have created a very limited number of homes coming on the market which is

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San Clemente is an older beach town down that dates back to the 1920's when the homes were first built here.   Since many of the neighborhoods in San Clemente have been around for a long time you won't typically find any Mello Roos in these neighborhoods.  Mello Roos is a bond that is associated with brand new communities as a way of passing on the costs to the homeowners associated with building a new neighborhood.  Builders are always looking for ways to minimize the costs when building homes and creating a Mello Roos bond which typically goes for 25 to 30 years and is smart way for them to avoid the costs associated with building streets, sidewalks, etc in a new community.  Most buyers don't like this added extra cost when buying a home but since most

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San Clemente offers a wide variety of neighborhoods to choose from the downtown San Clemente area that was originally built staring in the 1920's to newer areas like Talega that started constructions approximately 20 years ago and has spanned over 40 different communities.  The one thing that all of these homes have in common is offering homes that are located on cul-de-sac streets.  When looking for a home most buyers have a bucket list of items that they want to have in their new home.  Location is typically at the top of the list when a client wants to live in a certain neighborhood or an area that is approximately that is a certain distance to the beach.  Many times buyers will also want to have a private location which a cul-de-sac street can offer.

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The San Clemente Real Estate market in the last three to four months has been really crazy as buyers are bidding against each other when new listings that are priced well come on the market.  Many thought COVID would bring the real estate market down but it has actually had a reverse effect and the market has never been stronger.  One of the biggest issues is limited inventory which has been a problem for the last two to three years in San Clemente and has become even more limited due to COVID.  What many buyers are doing is looking for homes that are not on the market yet but will be coming on the market soon.  These listings that were once only limited to real estate agents are now available to the general public.

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We recently were working with a client who was excited to hear that there was a Life Time Fitness center in San Clemente.  He wanted to look for homes in close proximity to this chain fitness company.  We never realized that there was a huge following up this gym and quickly realized they had other locations in Southern California including Laguna Niguel and La Jolla.  The best place to look for homes within close proximity to the San Clemente location is the Rancho San Clemente area.  In fact, Lime Time Fitness is located at the base of Rancho San Clemente and used to be the old Swim & Tennis Club if you have been here long enough to remember that.  There is even a 24 Hour Fitness Located Near the very end of Rancho San Clemente which is a less

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San Clemente has many different neighborhoods that can offer private backyards if you know where to look.  It seems like the latest trend in real estate is to build new homes close to each other which sometimes seems to come in the lieu of offering privacy between properties.  For the most part it's always best to look in older and more established neighborhoods as these were often built on larger lots.  This is especially true for some sections of the Forster Ranch and neighborhoods by the beach in San Clemente.

The first place we recommend looking is the Forster Ranch of San Clemente.  While this area isn't the oldest community in San Clemente, homes in this area are well known for having large over-sized lots.  This is especially true for the large

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San Clemente has a large number of properties on the market for sale right now that are being marketed as fully furnished.  This is becoming a big trend in selling a home  How exactly does it work?  For starters, there are various degrees in which an owner can decide to sell a home.  We see some sellers offering select pieces of furniture to be included in the sale while others will offer completely everything including kitchen plates and silverware.  One of the first things you should do it make a quick estimate on how much the furniture would cost if you were to buy it.  

It's important to also factor in the selling price of the home as well.  If the home is priced correctly and listed at a price point of where other similar type homes in the

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One of the benefits of living in the Southern California is the sunny weather we get to enjoy pretty much all year around, except for the June gloom that that occurs every year.  Many residents have used this benefit to aide in going green and using solar panels as an alternative to electricity.  The technology in this field has drastically changed over the years and as a result has become more affordable.  Many homes in San Clemente are installing solar panels on their roofs which has become a huge selling point when it comes time to sell.  Markeing a home with solar panels really does appeal to those who want to live a more green focused living and for those who are also cost conciecous who want to save money.

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When I first got into real estate over 20 years ago I always heard the word "turnkey" and had no idea what people were talking about.  It seems like its a favorite word among real estate agents for describing a home that is in excellent condition.  it wasn't later that it was explained to me that it literally meant turn the key in the door and leave without any concern about something falling apart or not working correctly.  Once I got this explanation it started to make sense but I still feel like it's a word that is over used by the real estate community.

Nevertheless, it's a short way to describe a home that needs little to no work done on the home.  Basically, bring your touthbrush and move right in.  This is especially true to describe condos in

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Real Estate agents have a special day when they get to preview brand new listings that come on the market in the San Clemente real estate market place.  This is called "broker preview" since real estate agents and brokers have the ability to view a large number of listings in a short four period.  Often times, agents will spend just a couple minutes looking at a property and then drive on to the next property.  This allows them to be able to see a large number of properties so they are better able to identify properties that may work for their clients.

The dates for properties located in San Clemente, Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano is every Wednesday from 9:30am to 1:30pm. Buyers are also welcome to attend these open houses and can quickly view a

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Relocating can always be challenging when considering moving from your current home location.  Moving to an area that you are not familiar with can be scary and not understanding the nuances and price factors that contribute to the different areas can be challenging if you are not working with a skilled San Clemente Realtor.  A good San Clemente Real Estate agent can give you a brief rundown of the city and help you find the perfect San Clemente community for you.  There are so many great areas in the San Clemente area but local knowledge of factors that may effect home prices need to told to any prospective buyers.  These factors can include land shifting, freeway proximity and noise as well as residential and mixed use areas.  Also, make sure to ask for

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If you are looking for tax shelters in today's economy many are turning away from the stock market and heading towards the real estate arena. With record low prices and rock bottom interest rates buying homes has never been cheaper. This is especially true for real estate investors that are buying homes with interest rates in the 4% range! This is something I thought I would never see happen. Buyers are now realizing that their monthly mortgage payment may be less then the amount of rent they can bring in on lower end properties. This can be achieved with putting as little as 20% down for homes under $300,000. We have several clients looking to buy multiple properties in this price range due to the affordability factor and monthly cash flow they will

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A Brisa Del Mar San Clemente home has just been sold by Sam Smith, a local San Clemente Real Estate agent for $640,000.  This Brisa Del Mar home was located at the end of a cul-de-sac with the ultimate and privacy and quiet living.  Brisa Del Mar is great community located in the Rancho San Clemente area of San Clemente, California.  The homes were built between 1990 - 1992 and feature four to five bedroom homes in the 2,800 square foot range.  A tremendous value for large newer homes in the heart of San Clemente.  The Brisa Del Mar community also features some of the best values for San Clemente Ocean View homes for sale with stunning ocean, catallina and Dana Point Harbor views!  For more information regarding selling your San Clemente home or for

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A Brisa Del Mar San Clemente home has just gone into escrow.  The home is currently listed by San Clemente Realtor Sam Smith and features five bedrooms and three baths and located at the end of a cul-da-sac.  The home has been well maintained both inside and out and shows true pride of ownership.  Currently listed at $650,000 and taking back-up offers for those still interested in the property.  The Brisa Del Mar is a community located in the Rancho San Clemente area that it situated towards the top of the hill with select homes offering great ocean, catalina island and Dana Point Harbor Views.  For more information about Brisa Del Mar homes for sale please contact our San Clemente Real Estate agents today at 949-291-0424.  We are the San Clemente Real

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Our San Clemente Map Search is a great way to view current homes for sale in the San Clemente, California area.  This is a great tool when you know the general area where you want to live.  The aerial search allows you to look at San Clemente homes for sale in different locations with the click of a mouse.  Our San Clemente Real Estate agents can answer any questions you have about the available San Clemente homes for sale.  Currently there are 395 homes for sale in San Clemente with 274 of these being detached homes for sale.  If you are thinking about buying the San Clemente area please make sure to contact us today with any questions at 949-291-0424 today.

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San Clemente Real Estate listings can be found in one place here at our San Clemente Real Estate website.  Our San Clemente Real Estate site showcases all things San Clemente including San Clemente communities, San Clemente homes for sale and San Clemente Real Estate listings.  Our focus is San Clemente and provide the most in depth information regarding San Clemente Real Estate than anyone else.  If you are looking to buy or sell a home here in San Clemente please talk to one of our San Clemente Real Estate agents today.  We will walk you through the seasonal market here in San Clemente and let you know when the best time is to buy or sell here in San Clemente, California.

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San Clemente Real Estate agent Sam Smith has just listed a Brisas Del Mar home in San Clemente, California.  1405 Avenida Tranquila has been listed for $650,000 and is located in the Rancho San Clemente area of San Clemente.  The home features cathedral vaulted ceilings, open floorplan with kitchen and family room combination and a cul-de-sac location with an approximate 2,900 of living space.  The home also features a huge bonus room plus a 3 car garage and enjoys the many ammenities of the Brisa Del mar community including the association pool, spa, park and picnic area.  For more information on this large home for sale please contact Sam Smith at 949-291-0424 today.

Brisas Del Mar - San Clemente | 1405 Avenida Tranquila