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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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Spotlight on 315.5 Goldenrod Avenue
Spotlight on 315.5 Goldenrod Avenue

This charming piece of Corona del Mar real estate can be found at 315.5 Goldenrod Avenue, situated at the end of a cul-de-sac on a palm tree-lined ...

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3 Corona del Mar Businesses That Are Giving Back
3 Corona del Mar Businesses That Are Giving Back

Most businesses were forced to temporarily shut their doors due to the shelter-in-place order. This unfortunate setback, however, has not stopped t...

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3 Corona del Mar Businesses That Deliver
3 Corona del Mar Businesses That Deliver

While most businesses are closed, we’ve tracked down your favorite Corona del Mar businesses that are still open and ready to deliver to your doors...

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Best Books By Newport Natives
Best Books By Newport Natives

Immerse yourself in the California sunshine by reading some of the best books written by Newport Beach residents.

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4 Best Newport Beach Musicians to Give a Listen
4 Best Newport Beach Musicians to Give a Listen

These artists might have different styles and genres, but they all have one thing in common: they’re Newport Beach natives.

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4 Newport Beach Businesses That Are Giving Back
4 Newport Beach Businesses That Are Giving Back

Despite the current coronavirus pandemic, Newport Beach businesses are still finding a way to invest back into their community.

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3 Best Books Set in Newport Beach
3 Best Books Set in Newport Beach

Need a mental vacation while physically staying home and social distancing? Try grabbing one of these great novels off the shelf.

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5 Kid-Friendly Activities When Safe at Home
5 Kid-Friendly Activities When Safe at Home

With school canceled in California for the remainder of the year, this can be a difficult time for parents and children whose routines are thrown o...

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Spotlight on 2615 Blue Water
Spotlight on 2615 Blue Water

California has long been famous for its renowned architecture, and 2615 Blue Water elegantly embodies this.

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5 Ways to Get Active in Newport Beach (Even During Quarantine)
5 Ways to Get Active in Newport Beach (Even During Quarantine)

Staying active is an important way to keep your mind and body healthy, all the while abiding by social distancing protocols.

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4 Newport Beach Restaurants to Order for Delivery
4 Newport Beach Restaurants to Order for Delivery

Whether you’re craving tacos or Thai, these Newport Beach restaurants are sure to satisfy any craving.

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Spring Coloring Sheets
Spring Coloring Sheets

Get your crayons out, enjoy some Spring fun while staying safe at home!

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Community and Health Update
Community and Health Update

Community and Health Update

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4 Best Date Night Restaurants in Newport Beach
4 Best Date Night Restaurants in Newport Beach

Whether you’re looking for a romantic night out with your Valentine or a special place to celebrate an anniversary, you’re in luck in Newport Beach.

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Spotlight on 422 Carnation Avenue
Spotlight on 422 Carnation Avenue

Bold architecture meets sleek style in this spacious home with unparalleled views.

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Newport Beach Jazz Party: Everything You Need to Know
Newport Beach Jazz Party: Everything You Need to Know

Enjoy some of the biggest names in jazz against the stunning backdrop of Newport Beach.

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4 Family-Friendly Valentine's Day Events in Newport Beach
4 Family-Friendly Valentine's Day Events in Newport Beach

From gondola rides to pet portraits, here are four unique Valentine’s Day events near Newport Beach the whole family will enjoy.

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4 Winter Getaways Near Newport Beach
4 Winter Getaways Near Newport Beach

If you’re having trouble beating the winter blues, these four Newport Beach getaways will have you feeling rested and renewed.

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3 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Newport Beach
3 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Newport Beach

With the decade coming to a close, New Year’s Eve celebrations are bound to be bigger and better than ever.

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5 Ways to Give Back in Newport Beach this Holiday Season
5 Ways to Give Back in Newport Beach this Holiday Season

This time of year reminds us of the importance of community and friendship, as well as the impact of kindness.

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4 Festive Places to Do Christmas Shopping in Corona del Mar
4 Festive Places to Do Christmas Shopping in Corona del Mar

If you’re searching for the perfect present to put under the tree but don’t know where to start, swing by these four Corona del Mar shopping spots ...

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