First Team Services
A career-centric company of lifelong learning.
Making your transition smoother
Our relocation division makes moving into or out of Southern California as painless and easy as possible. Whether you are an individual, 3rd party management company, lending institution or corporation, your needs come first with us.
- One-on-one Counseling – We assign an expert relocation counselor to each person to assess each individual’s needs and concerns. After needs are assessed, we will select the best-qualified real estate agent.
- Home Finding Assistance – We provide transferees with the information necessary to make an educated, informed decision, including local information, area orientations, and more.
- Home Marketing Assistance – We help transferees sell their home for top dollar just like any other client. Our marketing includes a strategic and personalized plan, market analysis and multi-million dollar advertising campaign.
- Area/Group Tours – We don’t just get you there; we help you start feeling at home with community tours, corporate seminars and group presentations and your own community information.
With a multi–million dollar online and offline advertising budget, we’ve got your marketing covered. Our in-house Marketing Department is your one-stop shop from design to distribution. Personal designs, advertising, copywriting & PR are available for you to promote your personal brand and your listings.
- We pay for your listings to get more views and leads on the top search sites plus syndicate them out to 1,000+ distribution channels.
- Our own website is built to engage as well. Mirroring our company site, every First Team agent gets their own responsive website with full IDX search capabilities and flexible design.
- Agents can also take control of their own marketing with our online design studio. We provide free materials that are easy to personalize and share online or print straight from your computer.
Offline – That’s right, we still do print.
- We use comprehensive print campaigns and as a result, we represent more than twice the buyers of any competing firm, outselling the closest competition over 2.5 to 1.
- First Team also produces SoCaLiving Magazine – print and online – to reach anyone and everyone.
First Team Property Management is proud to represent over 300 investors and more than 1,000 satisfied residents leasing a home, condo, townhome or luxury estate throughout Southern California. Our innovative property management solutions get you more cash flow, more free time and fewer headaches. After more than 25 years helping Orange County homeowners, we know how it’s done.
The First Team experience begins with one of our expert property managers, dedicated to providing personalized attention to you, your property and your residents. With the vast resources of our entire family of companies at their fingertips, our property managers design you a custom strategy to maximize occupancy, rent and long-term investment value.
- More Qualified Residents – Through our own vast network of residential sales professionals, call center, Relocation Division and advertising, it’s easy for us to find more high quality renters than any one else.
- Unparalleled Convenience – Access to your accounts on the go 24/7, automatic bill pay available for residents plus reports, invoices and tax statements automatically sent to you.
- Reliable Support – Leave the hard to us. When it comes to screening vendors, documenting inspections, and figuring out local, state and federal housing regulations, we’ve got your back.
It is our partnership with top global luxury leaders that gives First Team the edge in the luxury market.
Christie’s International Real Estate
As the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate in Orange County and the coastal Long Beach neighborhoods of Naples and Belmont Shores in Los Angeles County, we are the market leader in luxury properties. Our partnership with Christie’s International Real Estate allows us to expand our international reach in order to provide sellers with a wider base of interested buyers as well as connect luxury sellers overseas with our buyers.
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® is the largest global network of premier locally branded companies, including over 500 of the finest residential real estate firms around the world. Leading RE recruits only the best of the best among locally and regionally branded firms. We are honored to be among the finest and work hard to maintain our high performance standards.
Luxury Portfolio International®
Luxury Portfolio International® is the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. The Luxury Portfolio referral network includes over 500 companies in 30 countries, which we tap into for our own buyers and sellers. This group collectively has decades of experience in the high-end luxury real estate market.
Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, Board of Regents
LuxuryRealEstate.com is the #1 portal for luxury properties on the internet with several times more $1 million+ content than any near-peer, #1 in searches on Google, Bing, and Yahoo,Voted ‘Best of the Web’ by Forbes Magazine.
First Team University
Each and every one of our agents, from new hires and seasoned vets, is trained at the First Team University. Sharing our business secrets and proven real estate techniques with our agents is what we love to do.
As a career centric company, we also believe in lifelong learning and that’s why we offer daily training opportunities, coaching and the latest techniques to keep our agents constantly ahead of the game. For 40 years we’ve been leading the industry, so we’ve got a lot of knowledge to share.
- Fundamental Training – In-house licensing school, daily access to industry best practices, and the tools to get new agents off the ground and running so they can start making money as soon as possible.
- Social Leverage – We help our agents build a digital footprint, helping them become the market expert of choice in their area.
- Sales & Marketing Mastery – On-demand award-winning luxury and personal branding plus curriculum to help agents simplify and excel at lead generation, follow-up, conversion and management.
Family of Companies
Working with First Team saves you time and money by leveraging our premier real estate businesses across Southern California to meet any and all of your needs. When you with one of our agents, you’re working with the entire First Team family. The First Team® Real Estate family of companies includes residential, luxury and commercial real estate in addition to title, escrow, and mortgage.
First Team Commercial
First Team Commercial offers a full range of capabilities and expertise in every major property type: Retail, Office and Industrial, Land, Hospitality, Business Opportunities, and Multi-family. By empowering our clients to make educated decisions based on market conditions, we work with you to evolve long-term business relationships.
Western Resources Title
Along with offering the industry’s best title officers (in our humble opinion), Western Resource Title also offers a complete guide to help you navigate through the title and escrow process. Buying, selling or refinancing a home is a big step for anyone, that’s why you want all the information you can, in an easy to understand format. And as our name implies, we’re here to be your resource.
Coast Cities Escrow & Hallmark Escrow Co, Inc.
Providing you with combined escrow experience of over 75 years, Coast Cities Escrow and Hallmark Escrow Co., Inc. are staffed with the industry’s finest professionals to ensure your escrow runs smoothly from start to finish. Our high level of experience allows us to anticipate a wide variety of issues and deliver answers to all your escrow questions.