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Arbor Real Estate is pleased to introduce 4501 Camden Drive located in the picturesque community of Cameo Shores in Corona del Mar. Offering 10,168 SQ. FT. of living space, including six bedrooms and eight bathrooms, this home is designed by the renowned team of Brandon Architects and Details a Design Firm.  As Spinnaker Development's newest and most innovative build to date, this home incorporates traditional architectural materials and form while introducing a contemporary open

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For the fifth year, Arbor is sponsoring the "Stoke a Student" campaign in partnership with Surfside Sports in Costa Mesa. We are giving away a surfboard from The Guild to a surf-loving, B-average elementary, junior high school, or high school student in the Newport-Mesa area.

"We are committed to doing things for our community that will have a positive impact," says Arbor Real Estate's Founder, Chris Brigandi. "I'm proud that 'Stoke a Student' has become so successful. We've

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Earthy, green and textural. Three elements, in my mind, that capture the very essence of what it means to “bring the outdoors in”. Let’s think for a moment, about the five senses: sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. I can recall as a child, making some of my happiest memories outdoors. The smell of the beach, the sand in my toes, the salt in my hair... a day spent building sand castles, searching for seashells and laying in the white wash.

These vivid memories

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The Arbor Mentorship Program is designed to help new agents entering the field by building the core skills needed to become a successful real estate agent. Veteran Real Estate professional, Scott Singer, facilitates the year-long program.

"We are looking for agents who are self-starters and motivated," says Scott about the qualities he'd like to see in a mentee candidate. "We want professionals who value doing things right."

As a former school teacher and educator, Scott

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One of our favorite things to do as the summer comes to a close is to take our kids to one of our local beaches to roast marshmallows in a fire pit and eat s’mores while watching the sunset over the crystalline ocean waters.

Families are encouraged to come early to snag one of these sought after fire pits. Curious about where to find them? We have everything to you need to know on where to find Orange County beaches with fire pits for your next beach bonfire.

Aliso Creek

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Lieveke Engleking is an 18-year financial sales industry veteran with a unique skill set in business devolvement and new customer acquisition. Lieveke brings stellar talent for lead generation and deal-making to the Dishon Group at Arbor Real Estate.
Honesty and integrity are the staples of Lieveke's real estate practice. Having grown up in Billings, Montana -- where both her parents are real estate brokers -- she credits her incredible work ethic to her Midwest upbringing. 
After

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Easily entertain at home with a stocked bar cart! At a moment’s notice, you’ll be able to host friends and provide them with a relaxing environment and a nice cold cocktail. Putting together a bar cart is easier than you might think! Here are my tips for stocking your mobile bar. 

If you are not much of a drinker and want to build a basic bar setup, you can’t go wrong with these spirits:

Liquor:

Tequila (a nice enough one for shots or sipping on ice)

Vodka

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Adriana Jurzcyk brings 15 years of experience in residential real estate to her practice at Arbor Real Estate - the region’s only true boutique luxury brokerage. Adriana’s clients rely on her proven track record of sales success as well as her extensive real estate expertise which goes beyond the sales and marketing of luxury properties to include custom home development. Her dynamic skill set provides her clients with significant advantages when seeking to buy or sell homes as primary…
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A home studio is uber desirable in today's culture. Who doesn’t want a legit gym in their house? It adds value, uniqueness and is especially prime real estate when it doubles as a guest room with a cool NYC brick-loft feel. I converted our guest room (which had a wall bed in it), so I didn’t lose a room, I just gained a Pilates studio. Do the math, too, on expensive Pilates equipment classes, and you’ll discover the concept is a great investment that quickly pays for itself.

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Shailin Elgin, an 8th grader from Ensign Intermediate School, is the latest winner of Arbor's Stoke a Student contest. "This is a wonderful program you're providing to the community!," said Shailin's mother, Bindi. "I may be biased, but you couldn't have picked a better kid!" This is his first surfboard and what better way to start off the summer than with a new Wave Tools Surfboard?

Ron Millar of Arbor Real Estate met Shailin at Surfside Sport to give him his board and provide

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