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Notches $1.27M Average Sale Price in 1st 6 Months
Realtor.com released its annual Luxury Homes Index in September evaluating home transactions for the top 10% of the market in 277 U.S. counties and 63 metropolitan areas in the first six months of the year.
More than 350 Orange County people gathered on Sept. 24 for Discovery Cube’s Wild West at the Cube annual gala, which raised more than $1.1 million for science education.
Rundown of the Biggest Price Tags by County
Exclusive enclaves up and down the Southern California coast boast extraordinary estates that are awe-inspiring, and their prices can be equally so.
First Foundation, Brookfield Residential, Kia Motors, Avalon Bay Communities, Southern California Gas, Ernst & Young and several other Orange County businesses joined together to sponsor Families Forward’s 32nd annual gala, An Evening of Hope.
Homes in Range Fetch 94% Of List in Recent Months
The luxury home market in Orange County is defined by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing as the top 10% of overall home listings.
The world tour celebrating the 100th birthday of the late founder of Lamborghini sports cars made its first pit stop in the U.S. at the Marconi Automotive Museum in Tustin in the form of a fundraiser to help feed and house Southern California’s “motel kids.”
Mediterranean-Style Luxe To Inland Deluxe
The luxury market in Orange County is booming.
Award-winning charter school NOVA Academy Early College High School unveiled its new four-story, 37,000-square-foot educational facility in Santa Ana on Aug. 22. It purchased the building last fall for $8.3 million. Opening ceremonies included the cutting of a red ribbon on the front doors of the school, student speakers, and tours of the building.
14 High-End Transactions Close So Far This Month
Luxury home sales in the first three weeks of August continued the brisk pace set in June and July, with 14 transactions above $4 million closing in the first three weeks of the month.
More than 500 “foodies” gathered at Montage Laguna Beach on May 15 for the city’s premier culinary event for a cause, Laguna Beach Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry.