Emerald Bay Connection

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DID YOU KNOW ? At the end of 2017, the value of the world’s real estate reached $280.6 trillion. Real estate is far and away the most significant store of wealth, representing more than three and a half times the total global GDP. (Forbes)

DID YOU KNOW ? Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sees the U.S. economy generating highly optimistic expectations, with the unusual combination of low unemployment and inflation fueling hopes for an extended expansion. "Since 1950, the U.S. economy has experienced periods of low, stable inflation and periods of very low unemployment, but never both for such an extended time as is seen in these forecasts." (CNBC)

DID YOU KNOW ? The USA was named the world's most competitive economy by the World Economic Forum (WEF) this week as US equity markets bounced back nicely. In its Global Competitiveness Index, WEF - known for its annual economic forum in Davos, Switzerland - ranked the U.S. as the most competitive of 140 economies, the first time the nation has reached the top spot in 10 years. Singapore and Germany ranked 2nd and 3rd. Rankings were based on 98 indicators including workforce diversity, press freedom, labor rights, and disruptive businesses.(CNBC)


Student Scores Continue

to Climb in Laguna

Across the district, 82% of Laguna students met or exceeded ELA standards. In mathematics, 74% of Laguna youngsters were at or above the benchmarks.

Laguna Beach Public Art in Play

Supported by a number of non-profit organizations in the Laguna Beach Alliance for the Arts, our public art can be both temporary and permanent, and consists of murals, sculptures, park benches and even signage. Take a fresh look around Laguna Beach and you will find a new appreciation for all the many forms of public art.

Autumnal Adventures

In between sunny summers and icy winters, the Mammoth Lakes region is aglow with warm autumn colors, making it the perfect place to frolic this fall.

5 BD I 3 BA I $4,300,000

Where to Eat

The Cliff restaurant has terrific fish tacos on Taco Tuesday.
You can also listen to great local music in the evenings.


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The first person to respond to me will get a shout out in the next newsletter!

Featured Property for Sale

216 Emerald Bay

Enjoy living in this exquisitely remodeled Emerald Bay home. Wonderfully appointed for entertaining with exceptional indoor/outdoor living as the patio is fully enclosed and private. This updated 5-bedroom, 3 bath, home is absolutely perfect. The spacious and thoughtfully modernized kitchen seamlessly opens up to a dining room, great room and a family room. Additionally, there are 2 bedrooms with custom lofts - truly a dream for any child. The generous two car garage has tremendous storage space as well as an extra spot for a golf cart. This home is in pristine condition and a must see. Enjoy all the spectacular amenities of exclusive Emerald Bay: white sand beach, volleyball courts, 6 tennis courts, a brand-new park area, pool complex and activities for all.

5 BD I 3 BA I $4,300,000

Featured Property for Lease

77 Emerald Bay

EXCLUSIVE EMERALD BAY LUXURY LEASE - NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH MAY 31, 2019 A modern-day sanctuary that is one of the finest homes in the exclusive community of Emerald Bay. This outstanding home is located steps to Emerald Bay’s private main beach.This beach side estate is one of a kind. Natural light floods the enormous open floor plan and impeccably marries the indoors with the outdoors.

5 BD I 6 BA I $30,000/Month

My Current Listings

199 Emerald Bay $17,950,000
95 Emerald Bay $9,100,000
62 Emerald Bay $7,900,000
216 Emerald Bay $4,300,000
725 Emerald Bay $4,200,000

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Maura Short is known for her strong work ethic, broad industry know-how, and passion for architecture, in addition to her extensive network, confidentiality, and moral code. Combined with her wide-ranging local expertise, all of these assets result in favorable outcomes for both buyers and sellers under her care.
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