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CoastalRealEstateGuide . com NOVEMBER 18 , 2022 | VOL . 12 , ISSUE 45

FEATURED PROPERTY : LAGUNA BEACH Classic Coastal Cottage in South Laguna

This classic coastal cottage offers ocean views and is just a short walk to the sand . Well-maintained and beautifully remodeled , this 2-bedroom home is full of quintessential coastal charm , including a handsome brick fireplace , wood flooring , and whimsical stainedglass windows throughout . The newly remodeled gourmet kitchen is roomy with ample counter space , a butler ’ s pantry , and custom open shelving . New windows surround a bright and light open concept floor plan , bringing cool ocean breezes throughout the living and dining areas . The lower level has a spacious second bedroom with a separate entrance . There is also plenty of room on the lower level to add a second bathroom . Enjoy gorgeous ocean view sunsets and the indoor-outdoor lifestyle from the surrounding paved and enclosed patio areas . An oversized one-car attached garage offers plenty of storage and laundry inside . Located along a stretch of one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world , this home is move-in ready and is perfect as a fulltime residence , a lock-and-go second home , or an income investment property . Also , very walkable to local restaurants , shopping , beaches , trolley stops , and all that South Laguna Village has to offer . There is an open house this Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 3pm .
Agent Info : Chris Tebbutt 949.485.9898 chris . tebbutt @ compass . com DRE 01993864
Property : 31788 5th Avenue , Laguna Beach
Offering Price : $ 1,749,000

Success Built on Relationships

John Stanaland Carries on a 100-Year Family Legacy of Real Estate Pros
No one knows coastal Orange County real estate better , or represents it as well , as John Stanaland .
John has earned his industry wide reputation for excellence based on professional service and direct representation of his clients – a level of commitment evident through record-setting listings and sales totaling $ 3.5 billion dollars . But his success is about much more than accolades ; it ’ s about the relationships he ’ s built , creating a loyal clientele that appreciates his attentiveness , knowledge , negotiation and marketing skills , and easy-going nature that makes even the most complex transactions more enjoyable .
A Laguna Beach native , John is the fifth generation of real estate professionals in his family , which has included agents , developers , attorneys , and financiers . His family history here dates to 1919 , when John ’ s greatgreatgrandfatherhelped people buy andsell real estate in this emerging locale . While much of that has changed , John carries on his family ’ s century long legacy of extraordinary vision and market insight , with a nuanced understanding of every enclave and amenity .
His impressive 2021 sales exceeded over $ 230 million and over 57 transactions . In the first quarter of 2022 , his sales are over $ 200 million .
Q : What is your favorite part of working in the real estate industry ?
A : I love what I do , always have . I love to negotiate , put deals together , manage , and close them .
Q : What qualities or certifications set you apart from other agents ?
A : I am a broker as opposed to an agent . I have owned and ran my own company , I am the former corporate broker for The Montage Laguna Beach , and I have been involved in both renovations and new construction projects . I believe I have a very good understanding of values , market conditions and all of the mechanics associated with both .
Q : What do you think is the key to your success ?
A : Honesty , integrity , sense of urgency , putting your clients ’ interest above all else . I also have always been a very driven and focused person . Attention to detail and reading people and situations are paramount .
Q : What is the best piece of advice you were ever given ?
A : Always do what you say , return
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your phone calls , and always take issues head-on .
Q : What is your proudest accomplishment ?
A : Being who I am , true to myself and my clients , as well as having achieved record sales in most south OC cities .
John Stanaland can be reached at 949-689-9047 and john @ johnstanaland . com .