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Welcome to the iconic city of San Juan Capistrano which has a history dating back over 200 years. Found just a 5-minute drive from the ocean, in the heart of city you will find the Mission San Juan as well as many other historic sites including; fine dining (some of the best Mexican food on the West Coast), boutique shopping, night life and much more. San Juan Capistrano has its fair share of high-end housing options for potential home buyers with the better know upper-class communities including; Marbella, Hunt Club, Peppertree Bend, Rancho Madrina and Hidden Mountain. In these communities you will locate mainly custom-built properties – with the majority of the properties in Marbella being semi-custom. You will find golf-course view properties

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The master-planned city of Rancho Santa Margarita is located on the eastern-edge of South Orange County adjacent to Mission Viejo, Coto De Caza and Ladera Ranch. The properties in Rancho Santa Margarita are situated in a perfect balance of urban/suburban living with the RSM Lake and Tijeras Creek Golf Course being centerpieces of the city. There are no custom-built homes in the city; only semi-custom tract homes, condos and town homes – making it an appealing option for first-time home buyers. All of the homes in Rancho Santa Margarita are close to excellent culinary choices and superb boutique shopping options, the residents also enjoy easy access to the toll roads and freeway systems, making it easy to get anywhere in Orange County quickly.

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The Rancho Mission Viejo community of South Orange County is one of the newest additions to the line-up of new cities in the county. Rancho Mission Viejo is located where Antonio Parkway meets Ortega Highway, and all of the properties here are semi-custom tract homes (all are newly built in the last couple of years). The planners of the city did an excellent job in allocating open green areas, parks and community club houses and play areas for the residents of Rancho Mission Viejo. The Rancho Mission Viejo homes are only about 6 minutes away from the ocean – close enough to enjoy the refreshing ocean breezes, and far enough to stay away from the coastal fog that forms in the early morning. Rancho Mission Viejo is a master-planned community, and

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The Newport Coast community of Newport Beach, CA is one of the most excellent living destinations in all of Southern California. The majority of the homes are custom-built by respected builders, the remainder of the housing stock consists of semi-custom homes, condos and town homes. The Newport Coast real estate market is found on rolling hill terrain that slopes up gently away from the Pacific Ocean, which means that most of the properties have ocean-views. The centerpiece of the community is the Golf Course and Country Club, as well as the Crystal Cove State Beach. The prices of the homes in Newport Beach range from the low $1mm to “the stratosphere” for beachfront/waterfront homes.


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Welcome to the trendy and iconic city of Newport Beach! The community is a large and sprawling one that will entice you with its; nightlife, outdoor recreation, culture/arts and extensive portfolio of luxury homes for sale. The Newport Harbor is one of the main attractions, where you will find everything from paddle boarding to jet skiing to chartering deep sea fishing excursions. The Newport Beach real estate market is a diverse one ranging from tract homes and condos to custom-built properties to spectacular ocean view mansions. Bisected by PCH Highway One, during any time of the year you will see exotic cars cruising up and down the peninsula. Newport Beach offers a perfect mix of urban/suburban living and the shopping at Fashion Island is

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Located on the eastern-side of the 5-freeway, the master-planned community of Mission Viejo is made up primarily single-family-detached residences, but you will also locate a large inventory of condos in Mission Viejo. Many of the homes for sale in Mission Viejo are found on golf-courses, and many of the properties boast panoramic lake view vistas. Mission Viejo is located on a gentle rolling hills terrain – with the prevailing architectural styles being Mediterranean and Spanish-style. The city offers its residents many city-sponsored programs (with a specialized interest in youth sports. Mission Viejo is home to the M.V. hospital and the Shops at Mission Viejo, and you will also find a multitude of boutique shopping venues as well as excellent

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The city of Lake Forest, CA is strategically located adjacent to; Irvine, both the 5 and 405 freeways and toll roads, making it easy to get anywhere in Orange County quickly. Lake Forest (formally known as “El Toro” has an extremely diverse selection of housing options ranging from tract homes, to semi-custom properties, to intimate and elegant condos and town homes. The residents of Lake Forest are fortunate to be close to all the major retailers, boutique shopping and fine dining establishments located on El Toro Road. You will locate lake-view homes at Lake Forest Keys, and newly built homes in Baker Ranch. The city has a high percentage of single-level-homes, and is considered to be one of the older master-planned communities in Orange

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The city of Laguna Niguel is one of those rare cities that gets better with age. Centrally located in heart of O.C., located between the Pacific Ocean and Interstate-5 freeway, the Laguna Niguel real estate market consists of; single-family-residences, condos, townhomes and custom-built mansions (Bear Brand Ranch/Ocean Ranch). The city is definitely a suburban community with most of the properties being either tract homes or semi-custom homes. The properties in Laguna Niguel are found on a rolling hills terrain, with many of the homes enjoying; Ocean, hills and city-lights views. If your family is interested in single-level homes, Laguna Niguel offers a high proportion of these – many with substantial back yards large enough for an in-ground pool.

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Accessible by either PCH Highway 1 or Laguna Canyon Drive, The Laguna Beach community of South Orange County has a rich history or arts and culture. The homes in Laguna Beach are all custom-built and unique so you will likely find a property that meets your needs; emotionally, stylistically and financially. The majority of the estates and single-family-residences (including condominium complexes) have an ocean-view of some type; many boasting spectacular white-water view properties. Laguna Beach is all about; the beach, nightlife, restaurants, hiking and biking trails and art. The prices range from approximately #1mm to “the stratosphere”. The city of Laguna Beach is home to the; Festival of Arts, Sawdust Festival and Pageant of the Masters –

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