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Arbor Sponsors the STOKE A STUDENT Contest for Sixth Year

For the sixth year, Arbor is sponsoring the “Stoke a Student” campaign in partnership with Surfside Sports in Costa Mesa. We are mixing it up this year and instead of giving away a surfboard we are giving away a snowboard to a B-average elementary, junior high school, or high school student in the Newport-Mesa area. […]

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Arbor Gives Back By Sponsoring a Community Beach Cleanup in Newport

At Arbor giving back to our community is an essential part of our culture. Last Saturday we hosted a beach clean-up in Newport Beach. With the help of Arbor agent Adam Tomalas we were able to gather 50 locals together and spent the morning cleaning the beach we love. After the clean-up, we celebrated with […]

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Arbor Gets an Advance Look at Lido House

Arbor Gets an Advance Look at Lido House

Arbor’s team recently toured the almost-completed Lido House, an Autograph Collection, located in Newport Beach. Set to open on April 14, 2018, the 130 luxury room hotel will offer an upscale full-service restaurant, spa and fitness center, rooftop bar with bay and ocean views and eight luxury suites. Briana Hicks, Dual Senior Catering Sales Executive […]

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Improved Price for Nine Cherry Hills Estate

Improved Price for Nine Cherry Hills Estate

Arguably one of the finest homes within the prestigious gates of Big Canyon, this masterfully built Hamptons style estate was designed by renown architect Brion Jeanette and meticulously constructed by Neil Longman. The price has been reduced for this estate to $7,298,000. The residence is comprised of 6,648 SF, including a guest house, and showcases […]

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Five Reasons Why Listing Your Home in the Summer is a Good idea

Typically most people think summer is a slow time for the real estate market but actually, it’s a very good time to list your home. Here are five reasons why: 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the […]

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What impact will rising rates have on house values?

What impact will rising rates have on house values?

Mortgage interest rates have already risen by over a quarter of a percentage point in 2018. Many are projecting that rates could increase to 5% by the end of the year. Many quickly jump to the conclusion that an increase in mortgage rates will have a detrimental impact on real estate prices as fewer buyers […]

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Are We In A Housing Bubble? Experts Weigh In

Are We In A Housing Bubble? Experts Weigh In

A recent report by CoreLogic revealed that U.S. home values appreciated by more than 37% over the last five years. Some are concerned that this is evidence we may be on the verge of another housing “boom & bust” like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. Recently, several housing experts weighed in on the subject […]

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17th Street Spotlight: 17th Street Deli in Costa Mesa

17th Street Spotlight: 17th Street Deli in Costa Mesa

If you’re looking for classic delicatessen food served with a smile than the 17th Street Deli could be your new go-to eating spot. The sparkling clean eatery is a true gem tucked in with other small businesses along 17th Street. Originally the Tummy Stuffer the restaurant has been in Westport Square Shopping Center since the […]

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Freddie Mac: Rising Interest Rates Do Not Lead to Falling Home Prices

Freddie Mac: Rising Interest Rates Do Not Lead to Falling Home Prices

Recently, Freddie Mac published an Insight Report titled Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in mortgage rates might have on the housing market this year. Many believe that an increase in mortgage rates will cause a slowdown in purchases which […]

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Arbor Welcomes The Petersen Team

Arbor Welcomes The Petersen Team

The Petersen team represents coastal Orange County homeowners and future homeowners. Lori and Clint use their years of real estate experience, creative ideas, and sharp negotiation skills to place their clients in their perfect home. Lori Petersen Lori brings extensive experience and a proven track record of real estate success to Arbor. She has a […]

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