FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF “Our Town-Our Paper” LAGUNA BEACH & NEWPORT BEACH COMMUNITIES CoastalRealEstateGuide.com MAY 20, 2016 | VOL. 6, ISSUE 20 Offering price: $3,495,000 Address: 420 El Camino Del Mar Laguna Beach Agent info: Rick Balzer Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties 949-230-1799 email@example.com Renovation Adds Modern Amenities to Historic Home A Provincial Revival style home, located walking distance from the town’s downtown, features a living room with wood plank floors, fireplace, beam ceiling, and wrought iron French doors. Kitchen features include Carrera marble, a soapstone island, high-end appliances, a farm sink, seating for seven and a walk-in pantry. An ocean-view master suite on the second floor includes walk-in wardrobes and an office. A studio overlays the garage. Extensively renovated in 1998, the home on the Historical Registry was originally constructed in 1931 and its owner receives a property tax reduction under the Mills Act. FEATURED PROPERTY: LAGUNA BEACH ONE ON ONE WITH RYAN WILLEMSEN: Site Shines Light on Solar Contractors By Gina Dostler Ryan Willemsen, chief executive of Solar-to-the-People, founded the company amid public confusion around solar power. His website solar-to-the-people.com provides insights into the solar industry. Q: What is your main goal with Solar-to-the-People? A: To provide a source of excellent recommendations and quote comparisons through a set of filters on our website. A problem with solar is its growing snake-oil salesman reputation and selling for sales sake. The general population is just beginning to understand the solar power industry. For instance, back in 1915 people really didn’t know what to expect in a car. But today, everybody has a general idea what they are looking for and the reputations of car makers. Q: What’s the first step to going solar? A: Locating the right installer. With over 500 different companies in Southern California alone, looking for a solar power company can get very frustrating. For Continued on page 2 Ryan Willemsen OVER $400 MILLION CL O SED S ALES IN 2015 ONCE AG AIN THE # 1 REAL E STATE TEAM IN OR ANGE COUNTY 9 4 9 .3 90 . 4543 ST ANFIELDGR OUP.NET According to information published by Trendgraphix for the time period of 1/1/15-12/31/15.