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Melody Smith & Associates - Nellie Gail Ranch's #1 Realtor, Year after Year

Before you start your home buying search, it’s important to get familiar with the areas you’re considering moving to. Several factors can influence a city or neighborhood of choice such as demographics, schools, amenities, etc. If you’re considering moving to Laguna Hills, CA, we’ve compiled some great information to help you identify if it is a good fit for you and your family.

School Districts Nearby
There are several A+ rated schools in South Orange County. If you have children or plan on having children in the future, checking out the nearby schools and their ratings is a good idea. Laguna Hills is home to various excellent elementary schools including Lomarena, Valencia, and San Joaquin Elementary Schools. The City’s one high school, Laguna Hills High has an outstanding API of 851, ranking it in the top 7 percent of schools in the nation. Not only are there fantastic public school options in Laguna Hills, there are some excellent private schools within just miles of Laguna Hills. 

Diverse Homes and Neighborhoods
There’s something for everyone when it comes to housing in Laguna Hills. There’s a home, size, price, and style for everyone from first-time buyer condos, suburban single family homes and luxury multi-million dollar estates. Some of our favorite neighborhoods in Laguna Hills are Nellie Gail Ranch and Moulton Ranch Estates.

Climate
Since the weather is usually warm and sunny year-round, Laguna Hills is a beautiful city that allows for a busy city with beautiful facilities. Just off the coast, Laguna Hills has some of the best climates in the nation with a July average of 71 degrees and a January average of 57 degrees. 

Family-Friendly Activities
For households with kids, accessibility to nearby parks, playgrounds, daycare centers as well as highly-rated preschools is key. There are a few parks and playgrounds in Laguna Hills,  including Cox Sports Park, Dinosaur Park, Beckenham Park, and El Conejo Park. These playgrounds provide great recreational facilities for kids, as well as adults. Families can enjoy a nice picnic under the shade in summer months, or walk along the trail for a weekend activity with the kids.

What’s Nearby
There are plenty of dining options and shopping centers in and around Laguna Hills. Being centrally located, it’s easy to take a day trip to almost anywhere in South Orange County. A couple of our favorite stops are San Clemente Pier, Irvine Spectrum, Break of Dawn for breakfast, Mangia Bene Cucina, the Laguna Hills Farmers Market every Friday, and so much more! For more of our local favorites, check out this blog post. Not only are there a number of amazing stops within driving distance, it’s also a very easy commute to John Wayne Airport, San Diego Airport, and even LAX. 

If you’re thinking about relocating to Laguna Hills or the surrounding areas of Laguna Niguel or Mission Viejo, lean on Melody Smith & Associates for localized information and expertise. We’re here to be a resource for you! Melody Smith & Associates is a longtime leading broker associate in South Orange County, known for super service, and is in the top 1% of 1% of agents in the country. Please contact us for all of your real estate needs. 949-401-7033

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