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Open House Review: 10 Streamwood

Today I am reviewing a spacious 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condominium in Irvine Springs.  It is an upstairs end unit in good condition.  The home has one carport, a balcony with a view to the little stream, a laundry facility nearby and a community pool.

Asking Price: $304,999
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 633
$/Sq Ft: $482
Property Type: Condominium
Year Built: 1977
Community: Northwood – Irvine Springs
HOA Fees:  $295/month
There are no Mello Roos taxes.

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Open House Review: 41 Brena

Last week, I visited 41 Brena in the Crestwood Estates neighborhood in Northwood. The HOA is small, with around 75 homes. It has a small neighborhood park and tennis courts, and is very close to both the Hicks Canyon Trail and Hicks Canyon Community Park.

The Basics:
Asking Price: $1,058,880
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 2,459
Price per Sq. Ft: $431
Lot Size: 4,744
Property Type: Single family home
Year Built: 1979
Community: Northwood – Crestwood Estates
HOA: $50 per month / Mello Roos: No
Days on Market: 78
Schools: Santiago Hills Elementary, Sierra Vista Middle School, Northwood High (Irvine Unified)

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Open House Review – 25 Alondra

I recently saw a home at 25 Alondra in Northwood’s Woodside neighborhood. The house is located on a quiet cul-de-sac just a block away from the community pool, tennis courts, and tot lot.

The Basics:
Asking Price: $1,050,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 2,399
Price per Sq. Ft: $438
Lot Size: 4,800
Property Type: Single family home
Year Built: 1977
Community: Northwood – Woodside
HOA: $120 per month / Mello Roos: No
Days on Market: 15
Schools: Santiago Hills Elementary, Sierra Vista Middle School, Northwood High School (Irvine Unified)

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Open House Review: 4 Benjamin

This week, I visited a single-story home at 4 Benjamin in Northwood’s Courtside neighborhood.

The Basics:
Asking Price: $799,988
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1,538
Price per Sq. Ft: $520
Lot Size: 4,465
Property Type: Single family home
Year Built: 1985
Community: Northwood – Courtside
HOA: $95 per month / Mello Roos: No
Days on Market: 21
Schools: Brywood Elementary, Sierra Vista Middle School, Northwood High School (Irvine Unified)

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Open House Review: 33 Night Bloom

Last week, I reviewed 15 Night Bloom. This week, I will review 33 Night Bloom, another detached condo on the same block. While #15 is listed as pending, #33 is still on the market. The home is in a newer part of Northwood, on the west side of Culver, and in the Tustin Unified School District.

The Basics:
Asking Price: $749,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 1,600
Price per Sq. Ft: $469
Lot Size: N/A
Property Type: Detached condo
Year Built: 2006
Community: Northwood – Trailing Vine
HOA: $157 per month / Mello Roos: Yes (currently approx. $2,100/year; expected to drop to approx. $700/year in 2021)
Days on Market: 19
Schools: Hicks Canyon Elementary, Orchard Hills Middle School, Beckman High School (Tustin Unified)

 

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