Open House Review: 25 Night Bloom

This weekend, I visited two homes in Northwood’s Mericot tract. The floor plans at 25 Night Bloom and 10 Night Bloom are mirror images of each other. This week, I will review 25 Night Bloom; next week, I will present 10 Night Bloom and a comparison of the two.

The basics:
Asking price: $740,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 1,750
Lot Size: N/A
Price/Sq Ft: $422
Days on Market: 23
Property Type: Detached Condo
Year Built: 2006
Community: Northwood – Mericot
HOA: $157 per month / Mello Roos: Approx $2,000 per year
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Open House Review: 92 Overbrook

In the middle of a cul-de-sac street, 92 Overbrook is a Plan 1 Santa Cara model in Stonegate. It comes with one bedroom plus a den on ground level, with a unit above it. Parking for guests is off the street, and the home comes with an attached 1 car garage. Traffic from Irvine Boulevard, which sits on the other side of the cinder block wall at the end of Overbrook can be heard from the front of the home

The basics:
Asking Price: $459,888
Bedrooms: 1 + den
Bathrooms: 1.5
Square Footage: 1,130
$/Sq Ft: $406
Property Type: Condominium
Year Built: 2013
Community: Stonegate

HOA dues are $245 per month and there are Mello Roos taxes.

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Open House Review: 49 Diamante

49 Diamante is located on an internal neighborhood street that is one of the only streets that is not a cul-de-sac street, but it bridges between two cul-de-sac streets. As of June 18, the home was accepting back-up offers, only after 13 days on the market. The home would appeal to any family looking to be walking distance to Santiago Hills Elementary School and in close proximity to Sierra Vista Middle School and Northwood High School. However the buyer should note that the empty field the property currently backs to is deemed for new construction of homes.

The basics:
Asking Price: $854,900
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 2,100
Lot Size: 5,000
$/Sq Ft: $407
Property Type: Single Family Residence
Year Built: 1980
Community: Northwood – Park Paseo

HOA dues are $95 per month and there no are Mello Roos taxes.

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Open House Review: 71 Arborwood

This weekend, I visited a three bedroom, detached condo at 71 Arborwood, located in Northwood Pointe’s Arden Square neighborhood.

The basics:
Asking Price: $818,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 1,800
Lot Size: N/A
$/Sq Ft: $454
Days on Market: 13
Property Type: Detached Condo
Year Built: 2001
Community: Northwood Pointe – Arden Square
Schools: Canyon View Elementary, Sierra Vista Middle, Northwood High School

This home is situated off the actual street, off a separate driveway between two other homes. It offers a nice place to play outside without the neighborhood traffic going by. There is an attached, two-car garage at the front of the house.

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Open House Review: 22 Fort Sumter

As of June 10, just 7 days after the home was listed, the status of the home changed to “ backup offers accepted”. I was surprised with the high asking price at $531 per square foot, but the home is nicely upgraded throughout and has a good size yard. This is a single level zero-lot-line home in Northwood. With it being on the corner, it is not obvious that it is a zero-lot-line home. The one downfall is the location with 3 streets surrounding the home with Northwood on the back, Monitor on the side, and Fort Sumter along the front of the home. Traffic from Northwood could be heard, but the street is not as busy as Yale.

Asking Price: $728,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1,370
Lot Size: 5,227
$/Sq Ft: $531
Property Type: Single Family Residence
Year Built: 1977
Community: Northwood – Northwood Park

HOA dues are $60 per month and there no are Mello Roos taxes.

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