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What makes Portola Hills so Special

When I decided to get my real estate license... 20 years ago, it was super important for me to help clients find a home in an area they are going to love. I can't imagine living somewhere and spending so much time in an area that I didn't enjoy. Of course, things change and moves are made. But when considering a move, I really work with my clients to ensure they feel the energy of their new community. When I look back at my why I selected Portola Hills, I realize I actually manifested this area to live. I had looked at the area about a year before I moved. After one of those lovely breakups we have, I had to find a new place to live. I remember thinking, oh I loved that Condo in Portola Hills. 6 months later, I bought that exact model, it was the first home I bought. 9 years later, I felt the need to change, but even being in the business of real estate II had questions about if that was the right time to make a move. I then walked into an open house and knew.. I found my next

Portola Hills - Portola Center Community Meeting

Last night to a "small" crowd of Portola Hills residents and the developers (Rancho Portola Investments, LLC and USA Portola Properties, LLC) gave an update of the current status of the new development coming to Portola Hills. Overall it was just a briefing that often got side tracked as it is evident residents aren't over ally happy about the new development. But whether happy or not, it is coming as the land owners have a right to develop the land they own and the city of Lake Forest is builtout. Hopefully there is truth in what the developers noted and they plan to work with the community to ensure the communities needs and concerns are met. First off, with the current economy there has no doubt been a delay but work is beginning. The prelim project has been approved by the city now the developer is working on the final approvals that will take at least 12 months, with community reviews along the way through the environmental process. That being said, ideally the cons

Portola Hills, The Fastest Selling Real Estate Market in Orange County!

This is probably no surprise to the residents of Portola Hills who love it. But lately Portola Hills has been getting a lot of coverage from the Real Estate media. Why because the current low inventory and demand for the area, make it THEE Sought After Community in Orange County. Top 3 reasons, why you want to buy a home in Portola Hills. Location, Location,Location - What do most homeowners ultimately want in a home, that has views and beautiful surroundings, this is what Portola Hills is all about, with homes that offer a canyon like setting with views from the Saddleback Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Value - When you look at homes throughout the Saddleback Valley and compare against the homes in Portola Hills, you generally get more sq. footage for the money along with homes on larger Lot's . In addition, mello roos for the area is relatively low compared to the neighboring communities. School - Portola Hills is part of the Saddleback Valley Unified School Dist