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About Northwood Pointe

Northwood Point is a new expansion of the community of Northwood, Irvine located to the north of Hick’s Canyon Trail which runs through the city. Homes for sale in Northwood Pointe vary greatly in size and price, offering real estate opportunities for all different budgets and families. The community is bordered by Portola Parkway, Culver Drive and the Hicks Canyon Trail. The smallest homes are located in the College Residence tract, town homes starting in the mid $500,000’s. On the other end of the spectrum, the largest homes are luxury traditional single family homes priced above $1 million in several tracts including Arbor Crest.

Schools serving Northwood Pointe

  • Northwood Montestorri Pre-School
Irvine Unified School…

About Northwood

Northwood is a part of what is known as Irvine Ranch in north Irvine, within zip code 92620. Built in the 1970’s, Northwood was one of the first villages designed in Irvine. Also one of the largest master planned communities, these homes for sale in Irvine are clustered into 69 different home tracts and include attached condos and town homes as well as over 5,000 detached single family homes. The community is located north of the 5 Freeway bordered by Jeffrey Road, Culver Drive and Portola Parkway.Not all of the tracts within Northwood are governed by an HOA. Adjacent community Northwood Point is under HOA as well as other assigned home tracts.

Schools in Northwood

Irvine Unified School District:
  • Northwood Elementary School

About Northpark Square

Northpark Square is its own unique master planned community in Irvine within the zip code 92602. Located within the community of Northpark, Northpark Square is a separate gated neighborhood totaling 155 acres. The area known as Northpark Square includes the land west of Culver Drive, north of the 5 freeway and south of Irvine Boulevard between Irvine Boulevard, Bryan Avenue and the 261 Toll Road. The architectural style is a mix of traditional and modern including Old Hollywood, Adobe Ranch and Provencal which translates to archways, decorative wrought iron and vine covered walls. Homes for sale in Northpark Square, Irvine include attached single family homes, town homes and detached single family homes both one and two story.

[slider_pro id="16"]   Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered and revered for his tireless efforts to gain civil rights for all people, regardless of race, through nonviolent means. In honor of his nonviolent beliefs and actions, we’re highlighting the safest cities in Orange County based on the lowest occurrence of violent crimes per capita. We looked specifically at the number of violent crimes in Orange County cities according to According to statistics the national median violent crime rate in California is 3.9 per 1,000 residents. That means your chances of being a victim of a violent crime the state is 1 in 236.  These 10 cities are the safest and least violent in the county which we’re sure would make Martin Luther King Jr.…

The Inland Empire is a nickname for the metropolitan area located to the east of Los Angeles. This area is a popular area to settle for Southern California residents searching for a more affordable place to live outside of Los Angeles and Orange County but still within close proximity.

To help you decide where you can settle within the Inland Empire, we looked at the cities within San Bernardino and Riverside Counties and identified which communities have the most affordable real estate markets according to Trendgraphix January 2014 data.  Currently the average listing price within the Inland Empire is $486,000 with an average sold price of $302,000.


1. 29 Palms

Located in the southern portion of the Mojave Desert in San Berardino County, the

About Northpark

Northpark a medium-sized community is within the zip code 92602 in Northern Irvine and features Mediterranean-inspired landscape.  Boarded by Irvine Boulevard, Portola Parkway, Culver Drive and the 261 Tool Road, Northpark is comprised of a mix of detached single family homes, townhomes, and condos. Pricing within the community starts in the high $400,000s for condos and ranges to $2M dollar residences. Northpark offers a wide variety of amenities including a community club house, several swimming pools, grilling area, Basketball Courts and children’s playgrounds. These homes for sale in Irvine are easily accessible from the 5 Freeway and the 261 Toll Road, built in the early 2000's. Within Northpark there is also the separate master…

About Lambert Ranch

Located off of Portola Parkway and Sand Canyon Road, Lambert Ranch is tucked away into the hills of Irvine in the eastern most portion of zip code 92618. The community is made up of 3 distinct neighborhood tracts: The Field, The Grove and The Hill. Homes range from 4-6 bedrooms priced from $900,000 to $2,600,000. These spacious homes were master planned and built to accommodate multigenerational families. Several models include detached guest houses, private quarters and private offices and studios. Luxury amenities include several green parks, community club house, unique Children’s Adventure Park – designed by children for children, swimming pools and spa and BBQs with outdoor cooking areas. Another great piece of Irvine to enjoy…

About Laguna Altura

One of the Villages of Irvine, Laguna Altura is located off of the 5 Freeway and the 133 toll road as it heads into Laguna Canyon. This area takes up the southern most portion of the 92618 zip code, just next to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. These Irvine homes for sale are newly constructed and offer floor plans designed to entertain and enjoy with family and friends including great rooms, open kitchens and oversized islands. Laguna Altura is an intimate luxury community made up of four separate gated neighborhoods. The community offers all of the benefits of master planned Irvine with the proximity to the coast of a beach city – just 7 miles away from Laguna Beach. The luxury look and feel comes from the beautiful new…

About Irvine Business Complex

Irvine Business Complex or the “Business District” of Irvine is made up primarily of commercial real estate, some industrial buildings and a few mid-rise residential properties. The area encompasses the portion of Irvine to the south of the 405 Freeway and east of the 55 Freeway which runs parallel to Harvard Avenue. Located along the western edge of the city, the Irvine Business Complex falls within the zip code 92614. Irvine homes for sale in and around the business district are a great investment for professionals working in the area because it’s convenient and a great place to live. Irvine has a very low crime rate, top rated schools in the county and tons of outdoor parks and areas to enjoy. So if you’ve got a family…

About El Camino Real

Developed in the mid 1960’s, El Camino Real is one of the oldest and most affordable master planned communities in Irvine, zip code 92604. Prominent neighborhoods in the area include Deerfield, Ranch and Heritage Park among others. Most homes within El Camino Real are detached single family homes with a few town homes sprinkled throughout. The community encompasses the area west of the 5 Freeway from Culver Drive to Jeffrey Road and Irvine Center Drive. El Camino Real is a popular place for families with children because there are several parks in town, highly rated schools and a very low crime rate. Homes for sale in El Camion Real are a great investment in Irvine real estate.

Schools serving El Camino Real

Irvine Unified School…