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CoastalRealEstateGuide . com FEBRUARY 24 , 2023 | VOL . 13 , ISSUE 8

FEATURED PROPERTY : LAGUNA BEACH Beautiful Home in Coveted Mystic Hills Neighborhood

Only one neighborhood in Laguna is called Mystic Hills and you understand the reason once you see the views . Perched on a bright , sunny , and expansive lot , this beautiful 3-bedroom , 2.75-bath home begins with an abundance of windows , doors and a spectacular ocean view deck that not only celebrates breathtaking views but that bring the outdoors inside . Once there , light pours into the spacious living area from vaulted ceilings , skylights , folding doors and windows . The updated kitchen , outfitted with Viking appliances , opens to the living room and dining area . This is almost
a single level home . The large and private primary bedroom is located on the lower level . There is also an ensuite bedroom on the main level that could serve as your primary suite . Modern drought resistant and low maintenance landscaping surrounds the home , decorated with small intimate settings throughout . The home is immaculate , and ready for the next buyer to call it home . Mystic Hills is one of the most desirable Laguna Beach neighborhoods , close to downtown and to world renowned beaches , restaurants , shops , and galleries .
Property : Offering Price : Agent Info : 1210 Anacapa Way , Laguna Beach $ 2,997,000 Kelly Perkins : 949.310.3754 kellyperkins @ compass . com ; kellyperkinsproperties . com

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 industrywide reputation for excellence based on professional service and direct representation of his clients – a level of commitment evident through recordsetting listings and sales totaling $ 4 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 easygoing nature that makes even the most complex transactions more enjoyable .
A Laguna Beach native , John has more than a 100-year family lineage of professionals , which has included agents , developers , attorneys , and financiers . His family history here dates to 1919 , when John ’ s great-greatgrandfather helped people buy and sell 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 2022 sales exceeded over $ 300 million and over 50 transactions . In the first quarter of 2022 , his sales were 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 your phone calls , and always take issues head-on .
John Stanaland
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 .