LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!!
Great Schools, Clean Safe city, nice parks, close to the beach (sort of)
When buying in Irvine, you are paying to Live in IRVINE more so than the property.
Best of luck to you!!!!
Kawain Payne, Realtor
Irvine is a very desirable area to live. It was named the safest city in the United States for 9 years in a row and is known for having great public schools. See article: http://www.businessinsider.com/irvine-california-is-americas
I grew up in Irvine myself and had a great childhood.
Do you need help finding properties in the Irvine or surrounding areas that fit your budget?
Feel free to contact me directly at (310) 717-1321 or JamieTian@RodeoRE.com and I would be happy to answer any questions you might have or email you a list of available properties that fit you criteria.
Best of luck,
Van Nguyen Gordon
Coldwell Banker Platinum Properties
3500 Barranca Pkwy., suite 100 Irvine 92606
CENTURY 21 Award
First and foremost, thank you for posting a question here at trulia. They are expensive because it is safe city and the schools are highly ranked. These are the top two reasons for me as to why people want to live there. If I can be of further assistance, please contact me. I am here to help you.