FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF “Our Town-Our Paper” LAGUNA BEACH & NEWPORT BEACH COMMUNITIES CoastalRealEstateGuide.com MARCH 31, 2017 | VOL. 7 , ISSUE 13 FEATURED PROPERTY: LAGUNA BEACH Modernism Revealed A contemporary hillside home with 270-degree coastline and Catalina Island views is the result of a collaboration between architect Drew Blake and French-born designer Valerie Pasquiou. Exotic materials, masterfully applied finishes, and art-quality fixtures represent the rule rather than the exception here. A noteworthy highlight is a kitchen that features Gaggenau appliances, white oak cabinetry, and stainless steel countertops from Italy. Near floor to ceiling windows in the living and dining rooms capture coastal and canyon views. A spacious master suite, loft, media room, guest suite, and two-car garage complete this spectacular home. Offering price: $2,495,000 Address: 658 Alta Vista Way, Laguna Beach Agents info: Frank Hufnagel, 949.444.8718, firstname.lastname@example.org Heidi Cleveland, 949.371.4333, email@example.com ASK THE EXPERT 3 Ways to Sabotage Your Home Sale By Holly Schwartz Unfortunately, there are plenty of ways to sabotage a sale without even knowing you are doing anything wrong. However it happens all the time. Here’s a look at a few ways you could be sabotaging your own home sale. 1. Presentation – From the curb appeal to the details, if you want to sell your home, you have to make it shine. Failing to get your home in show condition is basically prepar-ing to fail. Make sure the weeds are cleared, the plants are trimmed, and the stage is set for opening night. Inside the home you want to make sure that the clutter is eliminated and the furniture is arranged in a way that will make sense to buyers. Even though you may be living in the home, when it’s time for a show-ing you should make the home show like a model. Personal items should by some dusty blinds, but it’s not uncommon to make that leap. They might think that if the small stuff is neglected, be kept to a minimum – perhaps the bigger stuff for instance, don’t leave has been too. an array of personal items 2. Flexibility – At the all over the bathroom. moment, we are in a sell-Those aren’t going to ers market so sellers can come with the house so Holly Schwartz get away with being more they’re not going to sell particular about showing times. it! Also, if a home is not tidy, buyers However, just like items aren’t going will probably question maintenance to sell at a store that is never open, of other big-ticket items in the the same goes for your house. Your home. It may seem unfair that buy-ers might judge your home’s bones Continued on page 2 ColdwellBankerHomes.com Dana Point, CA $2,099,000 Represented by: Annika Godfrey (949) 683-1809 ©2017 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. All Rights Reserved. Owned By a Subsidiary of NRT LLC.