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Sandi Clark and Debbie Miller—a mother/daughter duo who comprise one of South Orange County’s foremost real estate teams—are closing out the month of July with an impressive accomplishment, having represented the buyer of 25 Needle Grass in the luxurious gate-guarded community of Shady Canyon.

Listed for sale at just under $8 Million, this exquisite property is defined by stunning floor-to-ceiling glass doors that fuse its interior with its exterior, showcasing spellbinding views of the ocean and city lights. Replete with seven bedrooms, seven-and-one-half bathrooms, and a resort-style backyard with a sparkling pool and spa, this opulent home offers a living experience that’s truly one-of-a-kind. 

Since 1999, Sandi and Debi have been channeling

Travis White, one of coastal Orange County’s most trusted luxury real estate experts, recently represented the buyer of 125 Kings Place in Newport Heights. Listed for sale at $5.495 Million, this exceptional property offers stunning architecture and design in addition to a coveted location, replete with incredible views.

Spanning five bedrooms and seven bathrooms, this opulent home showcases a chic, designer-perfect esthetic with upscale materials and finishes. Complete with a massive gourmet kitchen, a large wine cellar, an elevator, a scenic backyard area featuring meticulous landscaping and an infinity pool, plus a spacious rooftop deck and private guest quarters, it’s ideal for entertaining at any scale.

A longtime Newport Beach resident

We are thrilled to announce that renowned luxury real estate expert Jeana Sander is joining our Huntington Beach Seacliff office as Manager.

Deeply experienced in all facets of the business, Jeana served as Sales Manager of Coldwell Banker’s top-performing branch in San Diego prior to joining First Team. Due to her proven ability to drive luxury sales and lead teams to success by providing seasoned mentorship and guidance, Jeana is one of the most prominent names in Southern California real estate. 

“Jeana is well known throughout the real estate industry as strong leader who understands not only how to drive success, but how to motivate and inspire her team to achieve beyond all expectations,” remarked Michael Mahon, President, First Team Real

Gene Turley and Dean Lueck of First Team Real Estate Christie’s International—two of coastal Orange County’s foremost luxury real estate experts—recently closed the sale of a stunning contemporary beach home in Corona del Mar’s highly exclusive China Cove enclave. Listed for sale at just under $3.5 million, the residence at 2618 Cove Street offers an exceptional lifestyle in a coveted location.

Just yards away from China Cove’s pristine sandy beach, this spectacular property features a rooftop deck, accessed via a dramatic spiral staircase, that boasts 180-degree views stretching from the crashing waves to the harbor and Catalina Island. Sets of bi-folding doors give way to the home’s great room, rear patio, and view deck off the master suite, creating

HGTV's 4th annual Ultimate House Hunt contest, featuring listings exclusively from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® members, is officially underway! The 2017 HGTV Ultimate House Hunt is a month-long online promotion being held on from June 13 through July 18. During the contest period, consumers vote for their favorite homes among 64 finalists in eight different categories.

This year, we're honored to announce that two First Team Real Estate listings from Jason Bradshaw have been selected by editors of based on their extraordinary features and inspirational design, captured by striking photography. 43 Beach View is a finalist in the Modern Masterpieces category and 17 Premiere Point has

As Southern California's leading independent real estate brokerage, we are continually growing our presence in the niche luxury marketplace that lines Orange County’s gold coast. Now, with Grace Tu representing the buying client in Orange County’s highest residential property sale this year, we are excited to celebrate our dominance amid strong competition.

Sold earlier this month for $24.1 million, the home located at 1 Pelican Crest spans 13,437 square feet and showcases 220-degree views of the ocean, golf course and harbor. A 1200-bottle wine cellar, a movie theatre, a bar lounge and a commercial elevator are just a few of the luxe creature comforts offered within the residence. Outside, it features meticulously manicured grounds that encompass a

Lisa Clark of First Team Real Estate recently represented the buyer of the exquisite luxury residence located at 35851 Beach Road in the prestigious community of Capistrano Bay. This exceptional property was listed for sale at just under $6.5 million.

Complete with its own neighboring lot—well-suited for use as a spacious side yard or a second income property—this breathtaking estate offers stunning views of the crashing waves in addition to the unique position of actually owning the beach on which the property sits. Spanning approximately 4,000 square feet of living space, it also offers a host of opulent creature comforts and a lifestyle that’s truly one-of-a-kind.

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As part of First Team Real Estate, Lisa enjoys an unprecedented level of

Laura Cowie of First Team Real Estate recently facilitated the sale of the stunning waterfront home located at 408 38th Street in Newport Beach. Replete with its own private dock—large enough to accommodate at 37-foot boat plus a Duffy—the home was listed for sale at just under $3.5 million.

Recently remodeled to offer a heightened caliber of indoor/outdoor living, the home promises the ultimate environment in which to entertain guests, complete with tranquil views, a heated covered patio, and an outdoor cooking area. With a lengthy list of upgraded materials and finishes including stained glass, quartz countertops, glass backsplashes, and rich wood flooring, this property’s interior is every bit as breathtaking as the waterfront vistas it showcases.

Don Cook of First Team Real Estate’s Huntington Beach Seacliff office recently sold the property located at 1003 Bonnie Doone in Corona del Mar, which was listed for sale at $3.2 million. Adhering to the First Team’s principles of teamwork, he created a success story for his clients by working with Cindi Karamzadeh of the organization’s Newport Beach office, who represented the buyer in the transaction.

With a coveted corner location in Corona del Mar’s cherished Irvine Terrace community, the property showcases tranquil ocean views along with three bedrooms—and it offers close proximity to the world-class beaches, dining and shopping that render the area one of the most desired destinations on the planet.

With more than 20 years of experience, Don

Renowned real estate expert Sean Jarne of First Team Real Estate recently facilitated the sale of a property with one of the most coveted locations in Southern California, successfully negotiating the acceptance of his client’s offer. Listed for sale at just under $4 million, the home located at 31081 Coast Highway sits a stone’s throw away from the world-famous Montage Resort, offering close proximity to the beach as well as spellbinding ocean views.

Given that this property had previously remained with its original owner since the 1950s, its listing marked a rare opportunity—and thus attracted a great deal of attention as well as multiple offers.

Renowned for his ability to create success stories for clients throughout coastal Orange County’s most