San Clemente Fixer Upper Homes

San Clemente Fixer Upper Homes can be a great long term investment if you don't mind sweat equity and have the ability to fix up these types of homes.

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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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The Southeast San Clemente area is a great place to find ocean view homes in San Clemente, California.  Most San Clemente buyers typically want to live near the beach but soon learn that real estate prices are normally very high and have limited ocean views.  They soon find that the best value for the money is often found in the hills of San Clemente where you will find panoramic views and large square footage houses for the same prices that you would find a small beach cottage by the beach.  This area in the hills in commonly referred to as the "Southeast San Clemente" area and is a popular choice for those looking for panoramic ocean views.

The below photo was taken from a home in this area and is a good sample of the kind of ocean view that you can

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2012 is turning out to be a great year as buyers are back in the market looking for properties.  With the current low inventory of homes buyers are open to looking at fixer upper homes as a way to get in to San Clemente Real Estate marketplace.  Fixer upper homes rarely come on the market and can range anywhere from a small condo to large ocean view home.  If you don't mind a little sweat equity and you enjoy fixing up homes then these properties may be perfectly suited for you.  A recent fixer upper home has recently come on the market in the Mira Coast Villas condo community here in San Clemente, California.  Mira Costa Villas is an older complex here in San Clemente that were built in the late 1970's.  The condo is currently listed for $369,000 and