FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF “Our Town-Our Paper” LAGUNA BEACH & NEWPORT BEACH COMMUNITIES CoastalRealEstateGuide.com APRIL 29, 2016 | VOL. 6, ISSUE 17 Offering price: $3,295,000 Address: 202 Diamond Ave. Balboa Island Agent info: Don Abrams, Broker Abrams Coastal Properties 714.325.9055 email@example.com FEATURED PROPERTY: NEWPORT BEACH Above High Tide This Cape Cod-style Balboa Island home was built in 2008 by Dennis Vitarelli and designed by architect Ian Harrison. The first floor of the four-bedroom, three bath home offers patios, a great room with fireplace, deluxe kitchen, separate dining area and garage. Bedrooms on the second level include a master retreat, two guest rooms and mother-in-law quarters with separate entrance and kitchenette. The third level, which can be reached by an elevator, opens to a roof deck. ASK THE EXPERT Is Timing Everything? By Holly Schwartz In real estate, timing can play a major role in the sale of a home. It’s more than just the well-known seasonal trends though. So if you are thinking about selling a home, here’s a look at some important timing considerations. Hot Spring Market It’s a popular fact that spring is a popular time for homes to go on the market. Part of the reason for this is that homeowners are not distracted by the holidays and tax season. However the biggest reason has to do with the school year and summer vacation. Many people want to make a move after the school year ends for an easier transition. Since most escrows average at least 30 days, it’s east to see why spring is the perfect time to put a home on the market to appeal to buyers who want to move during the summer months. In fact, in the 30 days since the official start of spring, 220 homes were listed in Newport Beach, Newport Coast and Corona del Mar and 90 in Laguna Beach. Highlighting Key Features Continued on page 2 Holly Schwartz ColdwellBankerPreviews.com COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE Fashion Island 949.644.1600 | Balboa 949.673.8700 | Lido 949.723.8800 © 2016 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. All Rights Reserved. Owned By a Subsidiary of NRT LLC.