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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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It's time for a new episode of About That Flip, Arbor Real Estate's new original web series!

As you know, About That Flip spotlights one of the most talented interior designers out there, Newport's own Raili Clasen of RailiCA Design. You've seen her work in all of your favorite magazines. Now, she's taking on the world of flipping houses and is giving Arbor Founder Chris Brigandi - and our viewers - an exclusive inside look at what it takes to flip a house. 

Watch episode four

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It's time for a new episode of About That Flip, Arbor Real Estate's new original web series!

As you know, About That Flip spotlights one of the most talented interior designers out there, Newport's own Raili Clasen of RailiCA Design. You've seen her work in all of your favorite magazines. Now, she's taking on the world of flipping houses and is giving Arbor Founder Chris Brigandi - and our viewers - an exclusive inside look at what it takes to flip a house. 

Watch episode three

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Arbor Real Estate’s Rob Montgomery is a Southern California native and has been a resident of Corona del Mar since 1993. As such, he has an impressive knowledge of Corona del Mar - not only of its nuanced real estate market, but also of the wonderful coastal lifestyle the area offers. We sat down with Rob to learn more about life and real estate in Corona del Mar…and about a new listing that’s making news locally at 934 Goldenrod in the heart of the Village.

 

 

Why is

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Beyond Arbor Week - Arbor Real Estate Agents Give Back Year-Round

While Arbor Week celebrates conservation in California, Newport Beach-based Arbor Real Estate - the region’s leading client-centered boutique real estate brokerage - broadens its philanthropic scope to include a variety of powerful, important causes...not just for a week, but year-round! As a result, the local experts at Arbor are devoted to more than finding you the perfect home, they are dedicated to creating a

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Local Real Estate Brokerage Firm Encouraging Surf-Loving Students

in Newport-Mesa Area to Focus on Education

 

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (February 2017) – Arbor Real Estate, one of coastal Orange County’s leading luxury real estate brokerages, recently launched its fourth annual “Stoke a Student” campaign in partnership with Surfside Sports in Costa Mesa. “Stoke a Student” is aimed to inspire surf-loving students in the Newport-Mesa area to value education and to succeed in

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