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Portola Hills Food Drive Supporting South County Outreach

It's time for our Annual Portola Hills Food Drive supporting South County Outreach.  Each the year the team at GPS real estate group holds this event to provide food to those most in need. This year with the pandemic the need is extremely high.   It is pretty simple to participate, simple text us that you would like to participate, put your food out on the pick up date 8/22 and we will swing by and pick it up from you. In 2019 we picked up over 700 lbs of food from the community, which was greatly appreciated by South County Outreach .  Our goal this year is a 1000 lbs, so we need your help! South County Outreach's vision is to End Hunger & House Hope in Orange County. How do we do that? Through our programs, like our Food Pantry, which is the largest pantry in South Orange County, and our Transitional Housing Program, which helps homeless families get back on their feet with the tools and counseling they need to succeed. It’s a big job, but we’re not alone. We believe that

Values and Volume up in Portola Hills during Covid 19

Who says people don't buy homes during a pandemic?  Looking at the real estate market this past July for the Portola Hills community, sales volume increased 38% from the same time period in 2019, buyer demand is extremely strong! Though there are concerns with unemployment, the rest of the market is pretty strong in the OC.  My interruption from working with clients is, all this time at home is highlighting what doesn't work in their current home. That, along with the low interest rates,  strong equity position, sellers are looking to sell and move up to their dream home.  Also, those who rent see that with the low interest rates it is literally cheaper to buy right now! Finally home represents security and I think we all are looking for a bit more of that in our lives these days.... would you agree? Below is a quick snapshot of how the real estate market preformed in July: What's my Portola Hills Home Value With interest rates hovering below 3% this has become the real est

David Salas Introduces Amanda Kate - Check it Out

Our very own, David Salas from Portola Hills is Producing a new Artist Amanda Kate, check it out. Hi Everyone, I just wanted to let you know that David is having a big show on Sat., Sept. 27 @ 9 p.m. @ the Blue Cafe in Long Beach. I believe if you get pre-sell tickets through David it's $8. Otherwise, it's $10 at the door. I hope you all can make it to support Dave and his new artist, Amanda Kate! CD's will be available at the show! See You there!

Rec N Roll Visits Portola Hills

Did you know the city of Lake Forest has a recreation center on wheels that visits city parks each week for just some FREE plain fun. Did you catch that it is FREE ! In Portola the events take place each Wednesday from 10:00 am-12:30 pm at Concourse Park. When the Rec N' Roll group rolls into the area there will be sports activities, board games, craft projects, water fun, carnival games with prizes. Each will the group will host a different fun theme to inspire creativity and fun. July 7-10 - Fear Factor July 14-17 - Craft Craziness July 21-24 - Carnival Madness July 28-31- Parents vs. Kids Aug 4-7 Obstacle Course Fun Aug 11-14 Water World Aug 18-21 Rec ' N Roll Olymics Contact the Community Services department in Lake Forest