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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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Arbor Real Estate is proud to welcome Suzanne Moshenko to our team as Director of Social Media and Branding. Suzanne is an accomplished print editor and social media manager with eight years of industry experience and a unique skill set in both traditional and social media. She will lead in all areas of social media -- training agents, community management, strategy, advertising -- as well as oversee every aspect of Arbor's branding. 

With the addition of an in-house digital expert,

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Summer is almost here! That means this is the last month--until next school year--that we'll give away a surfboard to a Newport-Mesa student in our "Stoke a Student" contest. 

During school months, for the last four years, we have awarded one student with a B-grade average a new surfboard. This month Arbor is proud to be giving away one of Orange County’s legendary brands -- Wave Tools Surfboards!

“Wave Tools Surfboards embody the history of Orange County's surf culture,” says

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Although Arbor Real Estate’s Ron Millar works with clients across all price ranges and communities in coastal Orange County, he is especially known for his impressive record of transactions in the ultra-luxury market within Newport Beach and Corona del Mar. In fact, according to market statistics, Ron has generated nearly 15 percent of sales in the $10 million-plus range within these two sought-after areas over the past three years.  


We sat down with Ron to learn more about

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