Jun

01

Scenes From A Sunshine State

It’s always a little discombobulating to come home from out of town in the middle of the work week. What a glorious dose of sunshine I had on Balboa Island! Real estate reporting will resume tomorrow once I have actually put away my shorts and sandals.  

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Oct

11

Mid-Century Residences On The Waterfront

The Newport Harbor waterfront, that is. In this part of the world, it is luxuriously warm and mostly sunny in every season. Newport Harbor is the largest recreational boat harbor on the U.S. west coast, and the homes that dot its shores are mostly pretty spectacular. I tend to favor the classic mid-centuries myself.   Even […]

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Sep

20

La Rentrée and Farewell Summer

I admit it. I am having a slow time with my own rentrée. How about you?

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Feb

02

On Balboa’s Peninsula Point

I like shingled houses at the beach. While riding around on my rented beach cruiser, I came across this one that intrigued me. Fliers in flier boxes are not often offered in this part of the world, so I took a photo of the address in order to remember it so I could look up […]

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Feb

01

Winter Lite

I am determined, I really am, to invest all my productive energy in continuing to be of service in the shifting sands of residential real estate. And I’ve been keeping pretty busy since the year began. But I believe it is equally important to celebrate each precious birthday in as big a way as possible, […]

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Jul

01

For Sale on Balboa Island

This sweet circa 1930 white brick cottage is just a block over so I admire it while out walking. I think it’s pretty. I have looked it up on the Realtor.com site and the interiors are pretty, too. I love the beamed ceilings on both the main floor and in the upstairs family room. Great […]

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Jun

29

Green Neighbors Viewed As Invasive

Apparently this solar panel has raised a hue and a cry from Newport Beach neighbors because it’s unsightly. It’s HUGE! It fills up the entire back yard of the home. Also, later in the afternoon the sun reflects off it directly into the windows of the Balboa Island neighbors across the east canal. They find […]

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Jun

28

Exclusive Newport Beach Real Estate

Today I took a walk from Balboa Island to Fashion Island shopping center. In the four miles round trip, I saw only one home for sale. A waterfront home – with a dock, the sign said. According to Realtor.com, there are currently 487 single family homes for sale in all of Newport Beach. These range […]

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