FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF “Our Town-Our Paper” LAGUNA BEACH & NEWPORT BEACH COMMUNITIES CoastalRealEstateGuide.com FEBRUARY 10, 2017 | VOL. 7 , ISSUE 6 Remodel Adds Life to Early Era Home FEATURED PROPERTY: LAGUNA BEACH Nostalgia meets chic with attention to every detail in this 1930s remodeled home in the heart of the village. Designer Andra R. Miller retained the traditional integrity of this 1,900 square feet, three bedroom, 2.5 bath home. The once dark wooded home is now brightened by natural light from casement windows, skylights, and high open beamed ceilings. The floor plan has a main level master bedroom, custom built-ins, an open kitchen and great room. Two bedrooms and a sitting room are on the second level. The house is set back from the street, allowing for a front yard as well as rear yard that includes a BBQ, seating area and firepit. The home was reworked with new plumbing, electrical, gas, heating, and ductwork. Offering price: $2,885,000 Address: 464 El Bosque, Laguna Beach Agent info: Kelly Perkins, Villa Real Estate 949.310.3754, KPerkins@VillaRealEstate.com ONE ON ONE WITH MARCUS SKENDERIAN Itinerant Boyhood Yields Invaluable Knowledge By Gina Dostler Marcus Skenderian sees his strengths in helping people, an out-come from his good fortune grow-ing up in various neighborhoods in Laguna Beach and his thorough knowledge of the real estate indus-try. Though it took him some years before he realized his true career was in real estate, it didn’t take long for this second generation Skenderian and father of three to use that blend of experiences and skills to make his own mark. Q: What is it about real estate that you like so much? A: It encompasses all the things I love to be around. Through my fa-ther I gained a love and appreciation of architecture that led to several years in the construction business. Helping people by building relation-ships and conducting transactions was something my mom exposed me to through her years in real estate. I bring it all together in my work every day helping people with their real estate needs. Q: Do you credit your mom for your having entered real estate? A: It was my mom who always said I’d be a good realtor. But it took me awhile to go down that path. I Continued on page 2 Marcus Skenderian JUST ANNOUNCED BY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL AND REAL TRENDS -THE THOUSAND #1 REAL ESTATE TEAM IN ORANGE COUNTY | #2 IN CALIFORNIA | #9 IN THE UNITED STATES 949.390.4543 ST ANFIELDREALEST A TE.COM According to information published by The Wall Street Journal for the time period of 2016. *Per Trendgraphix based on data supplied by MLS.