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During the Fall of 2017, The city of Aliso Viejo continues to support a promote a healthy living environment while keeping the community connected as well. Through their numerous recreation classes, people can create lifetime memories and meet other residents in this master-planned community that is extremely friendly to commerce, and the housing market is one of the most affordable in South Orange County. Aliso Viejo is located adjacent to the Ocean (separated by Laguna Beach), and the properties in Aliso Viejo enjoy easy access to the major freeways and toll roads in the county.


Some of the classes being offered by the city include; swim lessons, Zumba, youth group golf lessons, Lego Robotics, and Soccer Tots, with a plethora of other

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San Clemente is recognized as being a sleepy, beachside city that is located on the southern-most tip of South Orange. It has a rich and storied history in surfing, with many surfing publications originating out of the city of San Clemente. The homes for sale in San Clemente are located on gently rising terrain that originates alongside the Pacific Ocean, finding its way to blufftop homes found in the community of Talega. Around the San Clemente Pier you will find; nightlife, restaurants and wonderful local boutique shopping. The San Clemente housing market consists primarily of single-family-residences (both one and two story), with a sprinkling of condos and town homes scattered within its borders.


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The city of Rancho Mission Viejo is one of the newest additions to the Orange County community of residential living areas. Located between Ladera Ranch and San Juan Capistrano on the corner of Ortega Highway, the Rancho Mission Viejo homes are all nearly brand-new, or under construction, offering only the hottest, most stylish high-end amenities, upgrades and modern conveniences. The two main “villages” of Rancho Mission Viejo are Esencia and Sendero, and there is also a plethora of housing options for the Active 55+ Senior who want to live in a community of like-minded people. There is plenty of open green areas for the residents to enjoy, with hiking and biking trails weaving their way through the community.


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The city of Newport Coast will charm you with its beauty, set adjacent to Mother Nature and the Pacific Ocean. The Majority of the Newport Coast community has been reserved for; affluent families, captains of industry and affluent families that desire the pampered, upper-class lifestyle. Newport Coast is home to the prestigious Pelican Hills Golf Club, a Tom Fazio designed ocean view golf course, and the five-star Resort at Pelican Hill. With that being said, some of the best fun in the city is found in the water. From whale-watching excursions to tide pools, surfing, scuba diving and snorkeling.


Our local Newport Coast Realtors are intimately familiar with all of the neighborhoods and subdivisions in Newport Coast, and love to share

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Mission Viejo is city that is built around families – it is also extremely loyal to its business community. There are many community events scheduled throughout the year the Mission Viejo residents including; concerts on the green, fun and free comedy magic shows, fourth of July fireworks, Teen Scene Dive-in Movie, annual walks against drugs, and other cultural offerings. The Mission Viejo real estate market is located in the heart of South Orange County, and the residential offerings include; single-family-residences, condos and town homes – there is still available land for sale in Mission Viejo for people who are interested in building their own custom home.


Home to; Shops at Mission Viejo, Kaleidoscope, Mission Hospital, Lake Mission

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There are so many advantages to living in the Laguna Woods community of Orange County where over 17,000 residents enjoy one of the best climates in the world. The elegant Laguna Woods homes for sale are surrounded by social facilities, restaurants, shopping, churches, and active 55+ people (average age of new residents is 66) interested in living just 5-miles from the Pacific Ocean. Over 15,000 residents live in the 12,736 units of Laguna Woods Village, which include condominiums, cooperatives (“co-ops”), and single family homes. Voted best Senior Living Community by the O.C. Register, in the highly-desirable Laguna Woods residential market you will find a full complement of gardeners, plumbers, painters and carpenters that ensure that

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The Laguna Hills housing market continues to thrive with interest rates remaining at near historical lows. The homes in Laguna Hills are much more affordable when compared to their contemporary neighbors to the south and west (Laguna Niguel, Laguna and Newport Beach). The Laguna Hills residential market consists primarily of; two-story tract style homes, condos and townhomes, and you will locate sprawling estates in the Nellie Gail Ranch community, with many of them being equestrian properties. With easy access to the 5 and 405-freeways, the beach cities via Laguna Canyon Road, and a currently being renovated shopping mall, buyers interest in Laguna Hills properties continue to soar.


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You would not find to many arguments about the city of Laguna Beach is best visited in the summer months. Besides over 9-miles of pristine beaches, a multitude of tide pools, and too many outdoor activities to name (Paddleboarding, Surfing, sun-bathing, kayak tours, fishing, and sailing to name a few), the city of Laguna Beach comes alive during the summer months with many high-profile events that are staged annually in the city.


The Laguna-Art-A-Fair you will find fine art by 125 renowned artists and master craftspeople from around the world, across the United States and gifted local artists as well. This event runs from July twelfth to September third. The Pageant of the Masters which runs from July twelfth through August thirty-first,

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The Huntington Beach real estate market is a seaside paradise, with “everything under the sun” outdoor activities available throughout the year. With pleasant year-round weather, the residents of Huntington Beach are able to enjoy events and site-seeing destinations practically any time of the year.

Here are the top 10 things to see and do in Huntington Beach:

  • Visit the Huntington Beach Pier

  • Take your dog to Huntington Beach Dog Park

  • Take a stroll through Downtown Huntington Beach

  • Spend a day at Huntington Beach State Park

  • Go on a whale watching excursion out of Newport Beach (from $23.99)

  • Go on a half-day fishing cruise (from $44.50)

  • Visit the other coastal cities down the

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The city of Aliso Viejo is celebrating its sixteenth anniversary of original incorporating this upcoming Saturday, June 24 from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center. This family free event is offered to the entire Aliso Viejo real estate market and at the party you can enjoy excellent culinary choices, swimming in the pool and fun games and amusements – admission is free for the Aliso Viejo residents. On Wednesday, June 21 many people in the community of Aliso Viejo visited Jimboy’s Tacos, where the restaurant donated 20 percent of their sales to the First Maintenance Battalion at Camp Pendleton. Many of the city’s local veterans and military took advantage of food free of charge on that day.

During the month of July (10,17, 24 and

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