Portofino Talega Homes

Portofino Talega Homes area located in the Talega community in San Clemente, California.  Portofino is a great place to find Traditional and Mediterranean style two story homes for sale in San Clemente.

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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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San Clemente is small little beach town in Orange County, Ca that has seen tremendous growth in the last 10 to 15 years.  One of the biggest changes is the development of the Talega area.  Talega is home to over 40 communities and 3,000+ homes with a wide variety of architectural styles and models.  There is a little bit of something for everyone from small starter 2 bedrooms condos in the $250,000 range to larger luxury estate ocean view homes in the $1.5 plus range.  With the downturn in the real estate market, the Talega homes have really seen a drop in real estate prices in the last 5 years.  As a result you will find more motivated sellers who are willing to sell their home creatively and use different techniques to get their home sold.  One of these

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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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The San Clemente community called "Portofino" in the Talega community is named after the street "Calle Portofino" which is one of the main streets in the community.  Portofino homes are known for their Traditional and Mediterranean flare with large two story homes typically located on very large lots.  Home prices currently range from $575,000 to $699,000 with both homes being listed as short sale homes.  A good majority of single family homes under the $700,000 range are listed as short sales so It's important you educate yourself on the process.  Theses prices are great deals considering the Portofino community saw a sale in June of this year for $805,000!  As with other communities in Talega, home ownership in the Portofino neighborhood qualifies you