Laguna Beach home sales strong

Situated along the picturesque Pacific Coast is the city of Laguna Beach. It is an excellent place to look at while perusing MLS listings in Orange County as home sales are currently strong by comparison to this time a year ago.

Laguna Beach not only offers some of the most beautiful homes in the state of California, but also boasts plenty of stunning beaches. It has long been one of the most highly sought-after places to live, as it includes seven miles of sand and a wide assortment of restaurants, shops and entertainment options.

The city's vast appeal is certainly reflected in the latest statistics from DataQuick. According to The Orange County Register, the newest data for the 22 business days ending with June 21 revealed that homebuying in Laguna Beach was up 93 percent versus a year ago.

The median selling price in Laguna Beach was 1,230,000 - 175 percent higher than home prices countywide. However, real estate in Orange County is doing well overall, sales counts in the country were 12 percent higher than a year ago and it was 39 percent higher in OC beach towns.