FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF “Our Town-Our Paper” DANA POINT | MONARCH BEACH | LAGUNA NIGUEL CoastalRealEstateGuide.com APRIL 29, 2016 | VOL. 1, ISSUE 10 Offering price: $3,750,000 Address: 32 Poppy Hills Road Laguna Niguel Agent info: John Veytia Engel & Volkers Laguna Beach 949.701.5554 Making the Most of its Setting Double doors, iron-work and a chandelier outfit the entry to this hillside home in gated Ocean Ranch. Natural light floods the house from floor to ceiling windows and sliding glass doors with views towards the coast and San Clemente. Marble tiles and contrasting carpet create a natural flow between public areas. The kitchen is a mix of natural wood with granite counter tops and opens to a family room and garden. FEATURED PROPERTY: LAGUNA NIGUEL 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 OVER $400 MILLION CL O SED S ALES IN 2015 ONCE AG AIN THE # 1 REAL E STATE TEAM IN OR ANGE COUNTY 9 4 9 .3 90 . 4543 ST ANFIELDGR OUP.NET According to information published by Trendgraphix for the time period of 1/1/15-12/31/15.