Irvine Real Estate Blog

One of the most exciting and new communities that is being built is located in the private gated community known as "The Reserve at Orchard Hills."  One of the 5 neighborhoods that are being built here is called the "Verdi" tract that features homes from 2,182 to 2,509 square feet.  One of the first homes was released this week to the open market and is currently priced at $1,147,747.  The three bedroom, two bath condo features 2,182 square feet and comes with an attached two car garage.    The home is classified as a "condo" even though it is a detached home.  The home is a Plan 1 floor plan which offers a popular main floor Master Bedroom with a total of three bedrooms.

Some of the amenities that can be found in these homes include gourmet kitchens

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One of the newest neighborhoods that is currently under construction is the Silverleaf community in Portola Springs.  The home building California Pacific Homes is in charge of building homes in this neighborhood that are slated for completion early next year.  There will be a total of 3 floor plans to choose from that all feature a total of three bedrooms and range from 1,645 to 1,664 square feet.  Some of the amenities that can be found in these two story floor plans include private yards, potential bonus room and main floor bedroom in Residence three.  

One of the first active listings just hit the market last week and is currently priced at $765,578.  153 Quiet Grove features a total of three bedrooms, one half bath, one three-quarters bath and one

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Irvine has a very wide range of real estate prices starting from your basic one bedroom condo to luxury estate homes located in gated communities like Shady Canyon.  For those looking for a starter condo or as a real estate investor is makes sense to be consider several of Irvine condos that are currently listed under $300,000.  These provide excellent opportunity to home ownership with mortgage payments that may be similar to what you would pay in rent.  Here is a quick guide on where to look!

The lowest priced condos can be found in the Northwood Irvine Springs community.  The location is off Irvine Blvd and Yale Ave which is east of the 5 freeway and just south of the 261 freeway.  Currently, condos start at $269,000 which is the lowest priced

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The Woodbury community in the city of Irvine, California is considered one of the nicest areas of town with a diverse set of neighborhood and homes.  Some of the first Woodbury homes were built starting in 2004 with a variety of residential condos, townhouses and single family homes.  One of the newest neighborhoods in the Woodbury area is the San Marino neighborhood with homes built after 2012.  This is a very upscale neighborhood that features large singe family homes that start at 2,814 square feet.

Some of the features found in San Marino homes are long driveways, two story floor plans, large front and back yards with lots of room for entertaining, formal dining room, vaulted ceilings, living room fireplace, large gourmet kitchen with center island

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Irvine is a master planned city with hundreds of neighborhoods to choose from.  These mainly comprise of traditional single family homes and residential townhouses and condos.  When one thinks of Irvine one rarely thinks about manufactured or mobile homes since they are very rare.  There is however, one residential neighborhood that offers affordable mobile homes in the city of Irvine, California.  Located off the 5 freeway at the Jeffrey Road exist is two mobile home neighborhoods known as Meadows Trailer in the El Camino Real area and the Groves Trailer Park in the Northwood area of Irvine.  Here is a brief explanation about these two neighborhoods.

First, the Grove Trailer Park community is geared for those older than 55 years of age and located at

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There are so many new homes being built in the Irvine area that it can be hard to know what is the best community for you.  For the most part these new communities will offer either a detached single family home or an attached townhouse or condo.  For the most part the lowest real estate prices. you will find for a brand new homes starting the mid $600,000 range for a two or three bedroom townhouse.  Single family homes are a little more expensive and can be found in the high $700,000 range and up.  Here is a quick guide to the current building going on in Irvine.

The Cypress Village has been around for a couple of years and built a variety of townhouse and single family homes.  The main concentration of homes were located on the north side of the 133

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Rowland at Beacon Park is one of the newest neighborhoods that is currently under construction in the Beacon Park area of Irvine, California.  Lennar Homes is currently building a total of 107 townhouses that are slated for completion later this year.  Buyers who engage early have the opportunity to customize flooring and other interior amenities.  The builder is offering a two to three bedroom floor plans that start at 1,661 and go up to 2,076 square feet.  One of the unique things about this community compared to other new home communities is the number of interior upgrades that are included in these homes.  Some of the items can include kitchen items like a stainless steel refrigerator Ceasar stone kitchen counters.  

Since homes are still under

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The Stonegate area of Irvine is one of the newer communities that has been built since 2012 with singe family homes and residential townhouses.  Irvine has no shortage of brand new homes being built in many different communities like Cypress Village, Orchard Hills, Great Park and the Villages of Eastwood.  For the most part, Stonegate is an already well established neighborhood but now Richmond American, KB Homes and Tri Pointe Homes will be building new construction homes in the master planned Villages of Irvine.  

Richmond American has two new neighborhoods known as Lafayette and Auburn communities.  Lafayette has already sold out and featured 4 bedroom single family homes that ranged from 2,440 to 2,850 square feet with real estate prices in the

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One of the newest neighborhoods to be built in the Village of Eastwood Irvine community is the Belvedere neighborhood.  This is one of many new construction neighborhoods being built throughout the city of Irvine which features Spanish style one and two story homes.  The builder, Irvine Pacific is building detached homes with many of the common features today's home buyers are looking for.  Some of these include a gourmet kitchen with quartz counters, built-in kitchen appliances, modern designed tile in both the kitchen and bathrooms and recessed lighting.  There seems to be a trend in these new construction homes with large great rooms that fit in with the popular open floor plan concept.  Belvedere homes offer this feature as well with added windows to

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One of the new and existing communities to come on the market is the Trellis Court neighborhood.  Located in the brand new Cypress Village community is a set of 4 different neighborhoods that are now being built in the south side of the 133 Highway.  Cypress Village is one of our most requested neighborhoods in Irvine with new construction homes that started back in 2013 and have been consitently in the last four years.  Up until now all of the homes had been located on the north side of the 133 freeway where a large community park, sports court and amenities are located.  Now, Cypress Village has expanded south with 4 neighborhoods that consist of Lantana, Trellis Court, Caserta and Tristiana.  

Trellis Court currently offers four different floor

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