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What about $700,000 buys in Dana Point, Fountain Valley and Tustin

Orange County, among the most expensive areas for single-family homes in the Southland, saw its median sale price rise to $710,000 in August, up 4.4% from the same month the previous year, according to CoreLogic. In Dana Point, roughly that amount buys a cottage; in Fountain Valley, a four-bedroom rancher; and in Tustin, an updated four-bedroom with a swimming pool.

Here’s a deeper dive into what the median buys in each of the three areas.

TUSTIN

Offered for the first time in four decades, this three-bedroom in North Tustin features tongue-and-groove ceilings, stained-glass windows and a rock-wall fireplace.

Address: 13941 Hewes Ave., North Tustin, 92705

Listed for: $699,000 for three bedrooms, two bathrooms in 1,682 square feet (10,200-square-foot lot)

Features: Hardwood floors; covered patio; RV gate

About the area: In the 92705 ZIP Code, based on 44 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in August was $935,000, down 1.5% year over year, according to CoreLogic.

Dana Point

This 1950s beach cottage in the Lantern Village area features a contemporary kitchen with a patterned metal backsplash and butcher-block countertops.

Address: 33773 Castano Drive, Dana Point, 92629

Listed for: $699,000 for three bedrooms, two bathrooms in 1,130 square feet (4,674-square-foot lot)

Features: Wood-paneled walls; living room with fireplace; peekaboo ocean view

About the area: In the 92629 ZIP Code, based on 37 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in August was $1.225 million, a 7.2% decrease year over year, according to CoreLogic.

Fountain Valley

A resort-inspired pool with a spa and waterfall feature highlights this remodeled ranch-style house.

Address: 10475 Crane Circle, Fountain Valley, 92708

Listed for: $709,900 for four bedrooms, two bathrooms in 1,395 square feet (7,524-square-foot lot)

Features: Tile and laminate wood floors; crown molding; updated kitchen/bathrooms

About the area: In the 92708 ZIP Code, based on 51 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in August was $725,000, up 10.7% year over year, according to CoreLogic.

Tustin

Updates to this four-bedroom include gray hues, modern fixtures and an open kitchen with custom cabinetry.

Address: 18232 Theodora Drive, Tustin, 92780

Listed for: $719,000 for four bedrooms, three bathrooms in 1,591 square feet (10,800-square-foot lot)

Features: Living room with fireplace; swimming pool; citrus trees

About the area: In the 92780 ZIP Code, based on 31 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in August was $665,000, up 15.7% year over year, according to CoreLogic.

Dana Point

Mature trees and landscaping front this four-bedroom on a corner lot in the Del Obispo community.

Address: 33202 Big Sur St., Dana Point, 92629

Listed for: $729,000 for four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms in 2,449 square feet (7,956-square-foot lot)

Features: Living room with fireplace; guesthouse

About the area: In the 92629 ZIP Code, based on 37 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in August was $1.225 million, a 7.2% decrease year over year, according to CoreLogic.

Fountain Valley

Built in 1965 and recently updated, this three-bedroom has newly painted walls, wood floors and a master suite with a walk-in kitchen.

Address: 10189 Swallow Ave., Fountain Valley, 92708

Listed for: $714,900 for three bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms in 1,546 square feet (7,224-square-foot lot)

Features: New-look kitchen; living room with fireplace; large patio

About the area: In the 92708 ZIP Code, based on 51 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in August was $725,000, up 10.7% year over year, according to CoreLogic.

neal.leitereg@latimes.com

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