County 55+ communities and homes for sale
County 55 and over communities are neighborhoods that cater to
active seniors, retirees, and people 55 years of age and
older. These are people who wish to live in a secure, gate guarded community with many
amenities. These communities typically contain a variety of
recreational facilities. These may include a pool, spa, tennis
courts, lawn bowling, a gym, theater, putting green, club
house, fitness center, travel groups, and many
other services. All
of the 55+
communities do have the restriction that at least one of the
residents in the home must be age 55 or older in order to live
there. However, you don't need to be 55+ years of age in
order to purchase one of these homes. You can purchase a 55+
home at any age (for your relatives, as a rental, or for
yourself as a future retirement home).
communities in Orange County
County, CA has a wide variety of over-55 communities to choose
from. The largest and most famous is Laguna Woods. This
used to be known as Leisure World in Laguna Hills, This
community became so large that they started their own city,
now known as Laguna Woods. Mission Viejo has two outstanding
senior communities; Casta Del Sol and Palmia.
Casta Del Sol is a slightly older community of single family
homes. They are all one story, in the 1400 square foot range. The community includes a
golf course. The Palmia development contains Spanish style
homes of varying square footages, in both town home and single
family home configurations. Leisure World in Seal
Beach has 2 bedroom, 2 bath, single story homes. It also has a number
of clubs, an amphitheater, a health care center, and a
library, on site. Huntington Landmark contains over
1,200 condominiums in 2 and 3 bedroom configurations. The
recreation center includes a gym, tennis, 2 pools, a putting
green and a library. Windward Cove in Huntington Beach
includes condos with low HOA dues. The Talega Gallery community in
San Clemente is ocean close and features a fitness center,
pool, croquet course, and a putting green, among their
amenities. The Terraces in Corona del Mar consist
of 100 single level condominiums with two floor plans. See
the map below for the locations of these communities.55+
in the city of Corona - Trilogy at Glen Ivy. Also, mobile
homes for sale in 55+ parks.La
Floresta in the city of Brea.
a new over 55 community in Rancho Mission Viejo
a new neighborhood being constructed in the new OC area of Rancho Mission Viejo. The over 55 community will consist of
four, single story neighborhoods. View Gavilan
homes for sale. You can read more about
Gavilan homes, here. The
are several builders including Del Webb houses for sale in
Gavilan, Rancho Mission Viejo. Please contact me
if you would like a tour of the Galivan model homes!
Did you know
that you may be able to roll over your current property tax
rate into your new home? If you are 55 or older, you
may qualify to keep your current, low property tax rate, even
after buying a new Orange County home under proposition
60. Please call me for details!
on the following links to search for homes for sale in each of
the 55+ OC communities. There are links to each of the tracts,
organized by city and by price. The communities of Leisure
Word, Huntington Beach and Laguna Woods, also include stock
in addition to condominiums. Newly added, homes for
sale in 55+ community in Corona and mobile homes for
sale in 55+ communities of Orange County. Also Sea
Bluffs at Dana Point. See Bluffs in Dana Point is a
full service, 62+ community.
* Laguna Woods has
financial requirements for purchase. For condos, minimum
annual income of $42,000/yr. For co-operatives, minimum of
$36,000/yr. In addition you must have assets of $125,000 in
addition to the purchase price of the home, (eg) for a condo
costing $150,000 you must have assets totaling $275,000.
Buyers who do not meet the financial requirements are
permitted to have a guarantor.
Stock coops in Leisure World Seal Beach are cash-only
*** Not all homes in
Colony Cove are 55+ Call me for details.
**** Windward Cove has very low
## Sea Bluff in Dana Point is a
62+ community with full service, including meals,
housekeeping, maintenance, and transportation. HOA dues are
at Founders Village has income eligibility requirements. Call
me for details.
55+ home search by price
If you prefer to
search for 55 and over living properties for sale by price range, use the links below. These are for
homes for sale in Orange County 55 plus communities, all cities
200,000 - $ 300,000
400,000 - $ 500,000
600,000 - $ 700,000
300,000 - $ 400,000
500,000 - $ 600,000
700,000 and up
Garages at Laguna Woods
I often get asked
about the availability of homes with garages at Laguna Woods.
The majority of condos and coops at Laguna Woods include a
carport, or parking in a large, community garage. A few of the
more affordable units do include a detached 1 car garage. Some
of the higher end, town house style units also include a two
car garage. Again though. most of the units do not have a
private garage. Here are the models that do include a garage.
Andaluz 3 Bedroom, Cabrillo 3
Bedroom, Casa Arriba 3 Bedroom, Casa Grande 3 Bedroom,
Casa Lorenzo 3 Bedroom, Casa Monaco 3 Bedroom, Casa Palma 2
Bedroom, Casa Rosa 2 Bedroom,
Casa Sienna 2 Bedroom, Colombia 2 Bedroom, El Doble 2 Bedroom,
El Prado 3 Bedroom, La Princessa 1 Bedroom, La Reina 3
Bedroom, Malaga 2 Bedroom, Navarro 2 Bedroom, San Marco 3
Bedroom, Trinidad 2 Bedroom, Villa Francesca 2 Bedroom, Villa
Fuente 2 Bedroom, Villa Lugano Center, Villa Lugano, Villa
Nova, & Villa Paraisa 3 bedroom
How many homes in each
community and when were they built?
family, condos, coops
World Seal Beach
homes for lease
links are for homes for lease in many of the popular 55 and
over active senior communities in Huntington Beach, Laguna
Woods, Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, and some of the Orange
County beach and coastal areas.
||Included below are
links to each of the communities HOA web sites and information
on amenities, etc.
How much is my 55+
Have you have been
considering selling your home in a 55+complex or anywhere else
in Orange County? Let me provide you with a free, no
obligation CMA (Comparative Market Analysis) of your home's current value! I
will happy to sit down with you and discuss how together, we
can successfully sell your home. If you have been considering
sale of your home, I can help! If you are upside
down on your property or have experienced a loss of income, a
short sale may be a good alternative to a foreclosure. Call me
Attached are links
for Orange County single story homes. Also, homes in gated
communities, condos and town homes, houses for sale with no
Mello Roos, properties with a golf course view or location.
Also, information on California proposition 60. If you
qualify, you can roll your existing, low property taxes into
your new home!
Orange County 55+ communities
are easy to visit. Call me and I'll arrange to show you a few
homes for sale in the communities of your choice! We'll also
visit the club house and tour some of the recreational
facilities. I am a specialist in buying and selling Orange
County, CA homes and real estate! Please call me if you are
interested in over 55 developments in Mission Viejo, Laguna
Woods, or other senior communities and areas of Orange County.