Michael Franco Leads the Way in Sales for Beach Cities Luxury Homes in 2012

1362012254The sales figures totals are in for 2012, at Beach Cities Luxury Homes, and Michael Franco has received the top numbers. Michael Franco puts his client’s needs and desires first, when helping them search for their perfect new property. This dedication to his clients has helped Michael reach the reach the top honors at Beach Cities Luxury Homes with 17 million dollars in sales for 2012. The Franco Team is professional real estate brokers in Orange County, specializing in Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Laguna Beach, Corona del Mar, Lido Isle and Huntington Beach with a special emphasis on the Pelican Hill community. This group of real estate professionals provide premier customer service, marketing and online technologies to their clients. Rounding out the Franco Team, Beach Cities Real Estate Broker Sam Smith’s marketing genius has added much to the team effort on the home sales front. Sam’s personal interest in each and every client and meticulous advice on each transaction makes sure no detail is overlooked.

Newport Beach and Laguna Beach are home to luxurious view properties that are truly some of the most sought after in Orange County. These cities have much more to offer residents than just beautiful homes, awe-inspiring views and sandy beaches; there is world class shopping, fine dining and entertainment. The school districts in these cities are blue ribbon award winners; there are major state universities within a twenty drive from either city.

Below are some a few examples of properties that Michael Franco and the Franco Team have just sold:

Newport Coast: Newport Coast is located within Newport Beach. Newport Coast is situated in the San Joaquin Hills above Crystal Cove State Park. Michael Franco represented the buyers in this transaction of 27 Overlook, Newport Coast. Located in the Cassis neighborhood, this home features three bedrooms, three and half baths and an open plan kitchen, dining and living space. This single level home has wonderful high end finishes. There is pool in the backyard. This home has views of the Pacific Ocean, Newport Coastline, Catalina Island and stunning sunsets. The home sold in just days for 3.75 million dollars. Cassis is a 24 hour guard gated neighborhood, with homes that are approximately 10 years old. Cassis is in close proximity to Pelican Hill Resort, Spa and golf Course.

Huntington Beach: Huntington Beach is the largest the beach side city in Orange County. Huntington Beach is known locally as both, HB and “Surf City, USA.” It has the longest the stretch of uninterrupted sandy beach in Orange County at 8.5 miles. Huntington Beach is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Seal Beach, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Westminster and Fountain Valley. In this transaction, Michael Franco acted for as agent for the selling party. The home at 2214 Pacific Coast Highway, was a very rare find in Huntington Beach, very few ocean front residence ever come up for sale. This is a four bedroom, four bath home that is situated directly across the street from the sandy beach and Pacific Ocean. The home is approximately 4,300 square feet. The views are spectacular from all three levels of this home. The home sold for just over 2.4 million dollars.

Corona del Mar: Corona del Mar is very exclusive area of Newport Beach with strict height restrictions on building, therefore views will always be wonderful. The section of the city, Corona del Mar encompasses is all the land on the sea side of the San Joaquin Hills and south Avocado Avenue to the city limits. Michael Franco was the agent representing the buyer in this transaction. The home located at 509.5 Jasmine in Corona del Mar is a two bedroom, two bath condo. This newer construction condo home was built in 2008 with fine detailed finishes including a gourmet kitchen, featuring granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a center island. The home has a warm feeling with hardwood floors throughout and extensive use of crown moldings in the vaulted ceilings. This condo is located in the upper level; therefore the views are far reaching. The expansive views include the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island and breathtaking sunsets. Beaches are within walking distance. This home sold for the very appealing price of 950,000 dollars.

Newport Beach: Newport Beach was incorporated in 1906 and is located in Orange County, California. Newport Harbor, Newport Bay, and Balboa Peninsula are all located within Newport Beach. Michael Franco represented the buyer in this real estate transaction. The home located at 5115 River Avenue in the West Newport – Lido area of Newport Beach was sold in 2012. This duplex style home is just three doors from the sandy beach and the Pacific Ocean. This is a townhouse style duplex home with wonderful Pacific Ocean views and impressive sunset views. This home sold for $1,025,000.

Laguna Beach: Laguna Beach is just south of Newport Beach in Orange County in Southern California. Laguna Beach is known as luxurious seaside community with a large arts culture. Michael Franco was the buyer’s agent in this transaction. The home at 32006 S Coast Highway is a newer construction home built in 2007. The home has a large open floor plan with a large outdoor entertaining deck. The upstairs master suite has a private deck, as well. The home features Brazilian hardwood floors and gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances. This beach close home has magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, white water and dramatic sunsets. You can even hear the crashing waves from this location. This was a short sale that Michael Franco helped the buyers navigate through resulting is astounding price of 925,000 dollars.