FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF “Our Town-Our Paper” DANA POINT | MONARCH BEACH | LAGUNA NIGUEL CoastalRealEstateGuide.com JUNE 3, 2016 | VOL. 1, ISSUE 15 Offering price: $3,995,000 Address: 85 Ritz Cove Dana Point Agent info: Tad Baltzer Surterre Properties 949.554.4140 email@example.com Contemporary Home Features Custom Touches This architect-designed 5,000 square feet home takes advantage of its environment with soaring ceilings and an abundance of windows to allow in natural light. The contemporary residence of four bedrooms and four-and-one-half baths includes stainless steel countertops, modern cabinetry and custom touches such as Lalique chandeliers. Located in gated Ritz Cove, this neighborhood offers residents easy access to Monarch Beach. FEATURED PROPERTY: DANA POINT 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 ﬂ ooring, 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 outﬁ tted Continued on page 2 Holly Schwartz INTERNATIONAL NETWORK BRE#01778230 A POWERFUL Surterre Properties ® is one of the only brokerages to have a dedicated Chinese website so your home can break through and be seen by luxury Chinese buyers to get it the powerful international exposure it deserves and get it sold.