FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF “Our Town-Our Paper” LAGUNA BEACH & NEWPORT BEACH COMMUNITIES CoastalRealEstateGuide.com JUNE 3, 2016 | VOL. 6, ISSUE 22 Offering price: $2,999,000 Address: 2101 Crestview Drive Laguna Beach Agent info: Marcus Skenderian The Skenderian Group Surterre Properties 949.295.5758 Marcus@SurterreProperties.com A Home With Amenities in Every Nook A three-bedroom home on Upper Diamond captures views from almost every room. Nestled into a hillside with a wraparound patio deck and outdoor living spaces, this home is oriented towards the Pacific Ocean. Enter through an archway and front door to find a formal living and dining area that opens to decks and panoramic views. The remodeled kitchen boasts an eight-burner stove and dual ovens, two sinks, two dishwashers and side-by-side full-size refrigerator and freezer. The kitchen includes a small office and flows into the open family room that also leads to an outside deck. Every room includes built-in displays, shelves, and cupboards. Other features include three fireplaces, an elevator, a large office, built–in barbecues, a tiled hot tub, three fountains, motorized awnings and shades, terraced gardens with fruit trees, and a two-car attached garage. FEATURED PROPERTY: LAGUNA BEACH ASK THE EXPERT Our Homes They Are A-Changin’ By Holly Schwartz We are a society that loves our gadgets. It should come as no surprise that in 2016 we expect new construction to cater to and incorporate popular modern conveniences. For instance, surround sound systems, steam showers, heated flooring, media rooms – these are some examples of features found in homes built today. Oh yes, our homes have come a long way since the 1960s, which was a time when suburban Southern California experienced a serious construction boom. In Laguna Beach, there were about 5,600 single family homes built during the ‘60s, and in Newport Beach there were approximately 3,700. Looking back it’s interesting to note the evolution of technology in our homes and see how some fads circle back. Step back in time and consider some of the characteristics that were prominent in homes of the 1960s. First of all, intercom systems could be found in some homes, allowing people to listen to music and communicate between rooms. We’ve certainly come a long way, with today’s new homes being outfitted Continued on page 2 Holly Schwartz 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.