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CdM Home Tour Spotlight: 226 Jasmine Ave.
CdM Home Tour Spotlight: 226 Jasmine Ave.

We are coming up on the 49th annual CdM Home Tour and as presenting sponsors, VALIA Properties will show 226 Jasmine Ave.

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SPOTLIGHT ON 1201 HIGHLAND DRIVE
SPOTLIGHT ON 1201 HIGHLAND DRIVE

Newly refreshed and updated home in the Westcliff neighborhood of Newport Beach.

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CdM Welcomes Sugarfish
CdM Welcomes Sugarfish

Famed sushi restaurant, Sugarfish opens first Orange County location in the heart of Corona del Mar.

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10 Reasons Why Corona del Mar is the Ultimate Luxury Destination
10 Reasons Why Corona del Mar is the Ultimate Luxury Destination

If you're in the market for a luxurious and exclusive place to live, look no further than Corona del Mar.

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Top 10 Luxury Home Amenities for Entertaining
Top 10 Luxury Home Amenities for Entertaining

Entertaining can be a top priority when buying a home. Here are the Top 10 Home Amenities that can take your entertainment space to the next level.

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New Year's Eve in Newport Beach
New Year's Eve in Newport Beach

Need to find somewhere to ring in the New Year? We got you!

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Newport Beach Boat Parade
Newport Beach Boat Parade

One of Newport Beach’s most popular events is here! Starting Wednesday 12/14/2022 is the 114th Annual Newport Beach Boat Parade.

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Corona del Mar Christmas Walk
Corona del Mar Christmas Walk

Join the community of CdM on December 4th for the 43rd Annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk!

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The New OCMA is Open to the Public
The New OCMA is Open to the Public

Last week, the new OCMA building in Costa Mesa opened to the public.

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Date Night Ideas in CdM
Date Night Ideas in CdM

Corona del Mar is known for its quaint Village, lined with eateries and places to grab a quick cocktail, perfect for date night.

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Fly Friendly - John Wayne
Fly Friendly - John Wayne

John Wayne Airport announces new “Fly Friendly” program, a new effort to reduce noise and pollution.

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Corona del Mar Architecture
Corona del Mar Architecture

Corona del Mar boasts some of the most diverse architectural designs and real estate on the West Coast. Check out the diverse properties sold by th...

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VALIA Properties Celebrates Achieving $3 Billion in Sales
VALIA Properties Celebrates Achieving $3 Billion in Sales

See More Recent Accomplishments

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Corona del Mar Communities
Corona del Mar Communities

Many are surprised when they hear that Corona del Mar is made up of seven communities. Although the Village is at the heart of CdM, other communiti...

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Staycation
Staycation

Every now and again, a quick staycation can be necessary. Luckily, we live in one of the best places in the world to treat yourself.

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OC Fair 2022
OC Fair 2022

It's that time of the year again!

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VALIA's Notable Sales
VALIA's Notable Sales

Over the years, VALIA Properties has become an integral addition to the Corona del Mar real estate market. Here are some of our notable sales.

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New to Corona del Mar?
New to Corona del Mar?

New to Corona del Mar and trying to figure out the lay of the land? From restaurants to grocers, we’ve got you covered.

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Workouts in Newport Beach
Workouts in Newport Beach

To many, working out is a form of therapy. According to Niche.com, Orange County is the healthiest county in 2022. That being said, gyms and workou...

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VALIA Properties In Development
VALIA Properties In Development

Along with residential real estate sales, VALIA Properties provides a design and consulting service. Currently, we are assisting with 8 development...

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Season 2 of Home on Apple TV
Season 2 of Home on Apple TV

Season 2 of Apple TV+’s docuseries Home will be released on June 17th. Discover groundbreaking dwellings and the stories behind them. From every co...

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VALIA Properties' Lease Listings
VALIA Properties' Lease Listings

VALIA Properties has listed several lease properties in the last couple of weeks. Let's take a closer look at some of these special homes.

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Timeless California Homes
Timeless California Homes

California is known for its state of the art architecture. Here are three timeless properties located within the Golden State.

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Big Sales in Real Estate
Big Sales in Real Estate

Recently, there have been some big sales in the real estate industry. Being that it is a seller's market, listings are higher than ever. Let's take...

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Mid-Century Masterpiece: Unique Desert Listings
Mid-Century Masterpiece: Unique Desert Listings

Palm Springs and neighboring desert towns are known for their eclectic mid-century homes. Let's explore some of the current listings.

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A Crystal Cove
A Crystal Cove

It is always exciting when a new restaurant opens up in town. River Jetty Restaurant Group is doing some expanding, opening a new restaurant and fu...

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CdM Home Tour Event
CdM Home Tour Event

What a success! This year, the annual CdM Middle and High School Home Tour returned as an in-person event. Presenting sponsors were VALIA Propertie...

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The Pendry Comes to Orange County
The Pendry Comes to Orange County

Montage International and Eagle Four Partners have announced the expansion of Pendry Hotels to Orange County. Pendry Hotels, a collection of luxury...

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Oscars 2022
Oscars 2022

Finally, as things get back to normal, some of America’s favorite events are back in business. One of them is The Oscars. This weekend, millions wi...

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Increasing Home Energy Efficiency
Increasing Home Energy Efficiency

Efficiency: “achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense”. With products such as solar panels and smart thermostats gainin...

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St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day

Although normally a beach town, around St. Patricks Day, Newport Beach goes full Irish. Many may be unaware that Newport is full of Irish Pubs. Fro...

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CdM Home Tour 2022 Thank You!
CdM Home Tour 2022 Thank You!

Enjoy some of the wonderful moments and experiences captured at this year's home tour.

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CdM Restaurant
CdM Restaurant

The Golden Coast has so much to offer, from sandy beaches to a wide array of some of the best cuisine in the world. One restaurant group specifical...

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CdM Home Tour Presented by VALIA Properties
CdM Home Tour Presented by VALIA Properties

Every year, the hardworking members of the CdM PTA organize their only fundraiser, CdM Home Tour. This year, the theme is “Welcome Home”, reflectin...

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Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day

We are less than a week away from Valentine's Day! If you have driven past our building recently, you can tell that we here at Valia love, love. Th...

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2022 Design Trends
2022 Design Trends

At the beginning of every year, we at Valia get excited to see what design trends are on the rise. This year seems to be heading in the direction o...

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42nd Annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk
42nd Annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk

Can you believe the Holidays are already around the corner? Thankfully, the Corona del Mar community offers fun holiday events for the whole family...

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Brunch Done Right
Brunch Done Right

Whether you are a fan of breakfast food or not, I think we can all agree that brunch is always an enjoyable experience. Luckily, Southern Californi...

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Pelican Hill Golf Membership
Pelican Hill Golf Membership

In recent Orange County golf news, Pelican Hill Resort has started offering a new golf membership.

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Going Solar
Going Solar

Thanks to plentiful sunshine and great solar incentives, Orange County homeowners are saving thousands by going solar. There are three popular opti...

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Local Coffee Shops
Local Coffee Shops

Now that we are starting to shift into fall, the perfect pairing to a brisk morning is a hot cup of coffee. Here is a curated list of some of the l...

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Pumpkin Patch Season is Here
Pumpkin Patch Season is Here

It’s that time of year again where the weather gets a little colder and the leaves start to change. With the world opening up again, fall activitie...

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Best Happy Hours in Newport Beach
Best Happy Hours in Newport Beach

Now that restaurants are back open and we are getting back into the swing of things, it’s time to get happy! Orange County is known for its beautif...

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Orange County Surf Spots
Orange County Surf Spots

Orange County is known for its beautiful sandy beaches and amazing surf. Throughout the year, you will find locals and vacationers riding the waves...

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Best Hikes in Orange County
Best Hikes in Orange County

The founder of Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard once said, “How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top” which may be true in many si...

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4 Best Equestrian Centers in Newport Beach
4 Best Equestrian Centers in Newport Beach

Whether you own a horse or you’re looking for a new hobby, there are plenty of high-quality equestrian areas in the Newport Beach area.

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4 Ways to Take Your Home Theater to the Next Level
4 Ways to Take Your Home Theater to the Next Level

People don’t go to the movie theaters as much as they used to, thus many Newport Beach residents have opted to install home theaters in their house...

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5 Films and TV Shows Set in Newport Beach
5 Films and TV Shows Set in Newport Beach

Newport Beach is a hot spot for a reason—with its close proximity to the beach and its fantastic weather, it’s no wonder Hollywood likes to film st...

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4 Meals to Make as a Family
4 Meals to Make as a Family

Whether you’re looking for ways to add family bonding time to your schedule or you’re trying to keep everyone entertained while they’re home from s...

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3 Ways to Take Your Home Workout to the Next Level
3 Ways to Take Your Home Workout to the Next Level

Fitness is undoubtedly an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But as some people tire of traditional gyms, more people are focusing ...

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