Mountains, foothills, hills, etc. I was a young married man starting life out in what was then called "Laguna HIlls", which consisted of several neighborhoods of pre-fab condos, Leisure World(retirement community)& closer to the 405 Fwy off of Moulton Pkwy were pre-fab sgl homes. The condo's were cut into hills making terraced levels, while Leisure world, now known as Laguna Woods, was mostly flat. The Leisure world golf course was gently rolling hills. Now so much has changed with such an influx of senior 'well to do-ers' that there are numerous leisure world communities separated by the main thoroughfares with identities known by their "gate #. I have a friend living there & visit her often. I also play a little 'remembering the past' by driving through my old neighborhood that I helped stablize - first VP of the homeowner's assoc. after the selling mgmt. released it to the homeowners & we were left to deal with some rather unusual predicaments - Edison wanted to continue renting their street lights to us - freshly planted hillsides with shallow rooting iceplant were threatened with monsoon-like rains & US ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS HAD TO DICTATE TO US HOW TO SAND BAG THE HILLS-WITH BAGS DONATED FROM LOCAL FIRE DEPTS. & Org. Cty. Dept. of emergency Services. So, guess Laguna Woods DOES have rolling hills in & around it.... more
Hi Audrey, although by now I'm sure you have had many realtors contact you, I do want to let you know that if you contact the Hickman Group, of Laguna Woods Properties, we'll surely find you a home in the quickest time, for the lowest price, with the fewest problems. Remember, any agent can send you detailed information on available homes that meet your criteria, and NO agent should ever charge you or make this difficult for you to obtain. You can actually visit our website (link below) to search yourself, sign up to receive an email automatically if a home meeting your criteria hits the market.
Thanks Audrey, if you have any further questions, don't hesitate to ask,
Hi Maxine, think of a coop as buying stock in a corporation. Say if there are 100 units, you will be buying 1 share in the corporation. Getting a loan is more difficult and there might be a revue process before they allow you to buy.... more