Open House Review: 48 Calypso

Located in Woodbury East, 48 Calypso is a Santa Rosa Tract, Plan 3 end-unit condominium.  The home is close to a tot lot and community pool. It is slated for Woodbury Elementary and Jeffrey Trails Middle School, which are both located on the other side of Sand Canyon.  A new high school is opening in August 2016.

The basics:
Asking Price: $524,888
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1,188
$/Sq Ft: $442
Property Type: Condominium
Year Built: 2010
Community: Woodbury East
HOA fees: $294/mo
Mello Roos: Yes
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Open House Review – 73 Avondale

Finding an open house in the rain is no easy feat. Luckily, I finally came across a nice home at 73 Avondale in West Irvine.

The Basics:
Asking Price: $750,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 1,750
Lot Size: N/A
Price per Sq. Ft.: $429
Days on Market: 18
Property Type: Condominium
Year Built: 2001
Community: West Irvine – Wisteria
HOA: $185 per month ($125 Wisteria + $60 West Irvine) / Mello Roos: Yes (approx. $1500/year)
Schools: Myford Elementary, Pioneer Middle, Beckman High School (Tustin Unified)

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Open House Review: 114 Blaze

Found in a quiet neighborhood of Woodbury East, this Santa Cruz detached condominium is move-in ready.   Located down the street from a tot lot and community pool, the home is slated for Woodbury Elementary and Jeffrey Trails Middle School, which are both located on the other side of Sand Canyon.  A new high school is opening in August 2016.  Buyers should be aware that there is temporary construction on the house backing to the property, resulting in some noise.

The basics:
Asking Price: $849,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 2,144
$/Sq Ft: $396
Property Type: Condominium
Year Built: 2010
Community: Woodbury East
HOA fees: $134/mo
Mello Roos: Yes
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Open House Review – 32 Silverado

For the third week in a row, I was able to view a home in Portola Springs. While the first two (52 Homeland and 50 White Sage) are both condos, 32 Silverado is actually a single family home. It is located just a few blocks away in the Casero neighborhood.

The Basics:
Asking Price: $890,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 2,189
Lot Size: 3,600 sq ft
Price per Sq. Ft.: $407
Days on Market: 98
Property Type: Single Family Home
Year Built: 2013
Community: Portola Springs – Casero
HOA: $238 per month ($104 + $134) / Mello Roos: Yes
Schools: Portola Springs Elementary, Jeffrey Trail Middle, Northwood High (Portola High School slated to open for some grades in August 2016)

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Open House Review – 50 White Sage

Last week, I visited 52 Homeland, a 3+2.5 condo in Portola Springs. This week, I saw another 3+2.5 detached condo just around the corner at 50 White Sage.

The Basics:
Asking Price: $799,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 1,937
Lot Size: N/A
Price per Sq. Ft.: $412
Days on Market: 15
Property Type: Detached Condominium
Year Built: 2007
Community: Portola Springs
HOA: $251 per month ($134 + $117) / Mello Roos: Yes
Schools: Portola Springs Elementary, Jeffrey Trail Middle, Northwood High (Portola High School slated to open for some grades in August 2016)

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