Talega Short Sale Agent

Local Talega Short Sale Agent Sam Smith specializes in Talega Short Sales and San Clemente Short Sales.

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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 Monterey neighborhood in San Clemente is one of the most popular areas to find classic Spanish Colonial home styles in the Talega area of San Clemente, California. The homes sit adjacent to the Lake at Talega Golf Course and have some of the best golf course and lake views to be found in all of Talega. The homes are large in scale and range from four to five bedrooms and offer residents a main floor bedroom with a 2 to 3 car garage. Large and generous size bedrooms are located upstairs with a Master Suite that overlooks the great views of the 18th hole of the Talega golf course.

Monterey Homes For Sale In Talega | San Clemente Real Estate

Home prices typically average over $1,000,000 with the Talega recreational center located just minutes away. Here you will find multiple pools, children's play area,

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San Lucar is a great place to find craftsman style homes in the Talega area of San Clemente, California.  For those not familiar with the Talega neighborhood then you are for a treat.  In Talega, you have over 40 different communities that offer a wide range of architectural style homes and sizes for both homes and condos.  A large majority of the residential communities offer Spanish & Mediterranean style homes but the San Lucar neighborhood is one area where you will find beautiful craftsman and Arts & Crafts inspired homes as pictured below.

San Lucar Homes For Sale In Talega | San Clemente Real Estate

The homes in this community were built in 2004 and feature four to five bedroom homes in the 2,500 to 3,000 square feet.  Select homes in this community will have wonderful canyon views with close proximity to

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The Cazadero community in the Talega area of San Clemente is one of the unexpected places to find ocean view properties for sale.  The community is a favorite for Talega home buyers due to it's large floor-plans and square footage's that reach over 4,000 square feet.   Homes located on the front row have nice views of the valley and ocean and typically are priced well above the $1 million dollar price point.  The homes also are located on large lots and often feature outdoor entertainment area with private pools, spa's and BBQ areas.  Most of the homes in the community will feature four bedrooms with unique features like hardwood floors and gourmet kitchens.  The community is included in all of the Talega amenities which include several community pools

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For those looking for a senior community in the San Clemente you will find multiple places throughout the city.  If you are in the market to find upscale living then we recommend the Talega Gallery community.  The Talega Gallery is the name of the general area where you will find 4 different and unique communities that co-exist with each other behind the gated entrance. 

One of the these communities is called "Sandridge."  Sandbridge homes are elegant homes that enjoy all the benefits that the Talega Gallery has to offer.  One of homes featured below is a perfect example of what you can expect to find in this community.  Some of the unique features of the home include 22 foot ceilings with a formal dining, living and family room.  The home features 3

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The Catania gated community in Talega is not one of the well known neighborhoods in San Clemente.  The community is located at the very end of Talega tucked away in a quiet area that has restricted access to non-residents due to it's gated entrance.  I truly believe this is one of Talega's best kept secret since the floor plans are some of the best to be found in the Talega. 

The community is split into two different sections, one located on the west side of the street "Avenida Talega" and have incredible ocean views.  I would venture to say these are the best ocean views you can find in Talega for under $1 million dollars.  The homes on the west side will have less of a view are are located on three quiet streets.  The model homes were actually located

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A San Clemente short sale listing has just been sold by San Clemente short sale agent Sam Smith who represented the buyers.  The short sale was located in the Ocean Hills community and featured 3 bedrooms with an ocean view for the incredible price of $315,000!  The Ocean Hills community is located next to Sea Pointe Estates gated community on the north side of town which is located across the street from Trader Joe's and the Ralph's Shopping center.  The community has several community pools and a small golf course to practice your golfing.  Short sales have become the very best way to buy distressed properties at low prices.  This short sale did take approximately 3 months to get short sale approval but the end result was a great deal for Sam's buyers

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Let's face it, we are all getting older!  As the older we get the more a single level home makes more sense.  For starters, you get to enjoy all the amenities and rooms on the home on one level.  This provides a nice flow to the home as everything is accessible quickly.  Also, avoiding the many steps to a second level home is crucial as you get older and find it hard to get up and down steps.  A lot of home buyers are specially seeking out neighborhoods and homes where you can find one story single level homes for sale.  With over 40 communities in Talega finding the right communities is the first step in narrowing down your search.  If you prefer to live in a senior 55+ community then the gated community of the Talega Gallery is an obvious choice.  The

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Talega is home to many ocean view neighborhoods each with different degrees of ocean views.  Many of the neighborhoods in the Talega area of San Clemente are not located in gated communities so finding a gated community ocean view property may be harder than you think.  This is also combined with the extremely low inventory of homes that we are currently experiencing here in San Clemente so use our guide to pinpoint the exact location in order to find the perfect ocean view gated community home.  First, one of the newer and exciting communities in Talega is the Altura community.  In fact, they are still building homes in this area so If you have you heart set on a brand new construction home this is a good place to start.  The homes range around 5,000

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One of the more common requests that we get here at San Clemente Real Estate is home buyers looking for homes with a guest casita.  A casita is a newer trend where home buyers are looking for a room outside the structure of the house for visiting guests or extended family members.  A Casita can actually be ideal for someone wanting a separate office space or a quiet room away from the hustles and bustles of the main house.  No matter what the reason a guest casita is very much a sought after amenity and can be found in many San Clemente communities.  One of the more popular locations to find homes with guest casitas is the Talega area.  In the large scale homes found in the Talega communities of Altura, Alta, Ravenna and Carillon you will find guest

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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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Homes For Sale in San Clemente with Ocean Views is one of the most requested items when out of state home buyers come to San Clemente to buy a home.  Having an ocean view makes you connected with the ocean and the beach and makes you feel like you are living the California lifestyle.  Recent years have seen ocean view properties come down in price with many single family homes selling in the $500,000 with ocean views!  Where is the best place to look for an ocean view property?  Well that depends what kind of home you want.  Homes located by the beach will be more expensive do to it's location so the amount of ocean view you will have will be very limited unless you get closer to the beach and have a higher budget.  If you are looking to maximize your

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A Dana Point short sale home just been sold by San Clemente Real Estate agent Sam Smith who represented the seller in this real estate transaction.  24941 Seagate, Dana Point CA is located in the beautiful gated community of Waterford Point area and is considered one of the best values when looking for a home in a secure community and sold for $450,000.  The homes around the front perimeter of the community have wonderful ocean views while homes on the interior have great canyon and mountain views.  This short sale successfully closed by the short sale specialists at the Sam Smith Team.  Upstairs featured a wonderful open space with a large living & family room.  In addition, a separate dining and breakfast nook added to the upstairs living space. 

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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 Talega area is rich in short sale deals and the Terra Linda community is no exception. Terra Linda is a great place to find large two story Spanish and Mediterranean style homes in the low $600,000 range. When it comes to short sales it helps to have an approved price from the bank. Often times real estate agents will advertise their listing as "Approved Short Sale." Basically, this means that they had a previous offer that was submitted to the bank at a certain price. The bank reviewed both the offer and seller's hardship and approved the buyers offering price. This is what we call an "Approved Short Sale." The reality is that short sales take a long time from start to finish and approval's can take anywhere from a couple of weeks to 6 months.

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A Dana Point short sale home just been re-listed by San Clemente Real Estate agent Sam Smith.  24941 Seagate, Dana Point CA, is a short sale listing in the Waterford Point area and is one of the best places to find homes located in an ocean view gated community under $500,000!  24941 Seagate is a three bedroom home that has two levels of living space.  The top level features a living, dining and family room that is open to the kitchen.  Downstairs features three large bedrooms with the Master Suite having it's own private outdoor patio.  The home has wonderful views of the San Juan Capistrano valley and the Mission San Juan bell tower can also be seen from this location!  If you are interested in getting more information on short sales and Dana Point Real

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San Clemente Short Sale agent Sam Smith has just listed a new San Clemente Short Sale in San Clemente, California. 103 Via Presa, San Clemente CA, is a short sale listing located in the Vilamoura community with an association pool and spa area over looking the pacific ocean. The home features three bedrooms and two baths with a good size backyard. These town homes due share one common wall with the adjoining town home and it's just a short distance to the beach and downtown San Clemente. The short sale is subject to the bank's approval of price and terms. If you have been thinking about buying a home in the San Clemente area then short sales are a good place to start. For more information on San Clemente Short Sale Homes For Sale please contact Sam

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Short Sales are a fact of today's economy as many homeowners are choosing to sell their home as a short pay to the bank instead of letting the home go into foreclosure.  Talega homes have come down dramatically in price since the height of the market in 2007.  Homes are nearly 50% off which has caused many Talega homeowners to owe more than their home is worth.  Due to this fact you see many Talega short sales on the market.  If you are in the market to buy a home in the $500,000 range then Talega offers many communities to find nice two story homes.  One of the key things to look for is "approved short sales."  Short Sales can take anywhere from 3 to 6 months if the seller is just starting the short sale process. Finding an approved short sale will

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Seaside Talega Homes is one of the best areas to find large lot San Clemente homes for sale.  Seaside is a quiet community one the east side of the Talega located south of the Talega Gallery communities and east of the Carmel neighborhood.  Seaside Talega homes are large two story Spanish and Mediterranean style homes located on large lots.  As Realtors, we love showing Seaside Talega homes since these homes are built for entertaining.  Home prices have come down a lot in recent years.  It was only a couple of years ago that these homes were selling well above the million dollar mark!  Currently, Seaside homes range from $526,000 to $645,000, nearly 50% off what they were selling for at the height of the market.  The community is secluded from other