About Claire

Over the past 18 years, Claire has represented residential real estate clients throughout coastal Orange County, where she has been involved in more than $150 million in closed transactions. A proven buyer’s and seller’s agent, she has built a solid reputation among past satisfied clients for her exceptional advisory services, her strong contractual negotiation skills, as well as her extensive knowledge of the Newport-Mesa real estate market.

After graduating from UC Santa Barbara, Claire began her career in real estate by working for the largest vacation home property-management company in Newport Beach. As the marketing director for the company, she was instrumental in developing their initial online marketing media platforms. In addition, she managed the luxury vacation home leasing department and maintained numerous vacation rental accounts, allowing her to become deeply familiar with many of the homes located throughout the Balboa-Newport area. In 2003, Claire launched into sales and joined a residential real estate firm in Corona del Mar. She mentored under a seasoned top-ranking agent and became part of an award-winning sales team specializing in Corona del Mar and Newport Beach waterfront homes.

In addition to Newport Beach & Corona del Mar, Claire’s specific area of expertise is primarily in the Newport-Mesa area where she resides, with an emphasis on her favorite neighborhoods including Newport Heights, Upper Newport Bay, Eastside and Westside Costa Mesa, and Central Costa Mesa. Further inland, Claire is deeply familiar with and has represented buyers and sellers in Old Towne Orange, Orange Hills, and North Tustin.

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Newport Beach | Newport Coast | Costa Mesa

Client Testimonials
"Working with Claire to find a temporary home while our home was being rebuilt, could not have been a more pleasant experience. As we insisted on exploring several areas before settling in Newport Coast, Claire showed a great deal of patience and made herself available to our timetable and schedule. Most importantly, she took the time to understand our needs and what was important. We could not have been more pleased with our decision and have recommended her to others. She is professional, knowledgeable and very thorough." - Fred Slocum & Lynn Johnson.

"Claire has been wonderful! Super knowledgable of the homes (and sometimes the history of the home)! She is very well connected with the local community,politics and schools in the area. She knows what is going on especially in Eastside Costa Mesa and Dover Shores area. She showed me different parts of the neighborhoods provided comps, and rental estimates for investment property choices. She helped me make sense of what areas would retain my investment choices and why. Above all she listens to what your needs are and focuses around what properties would be a perfect match. She made time for me at a moments notice when a property fit my criteria. I would not hesitate to recommend her as she is a professional in her field and would definitely work with her again." - Debbie M.

"Thank you for all your hard work and professionalism in helping us sell our triplex! Dave and I were very pleased with everything you and Claire did from beginning to end. Your quick open house, beautiful magazine ads and websites, front page and magazine covers were very professional. We are also very pleased with the final sales price. You are an awesome negotiator! We loved how you kept us informed throughout all the paperwork and escrow processes. You and Claire are a fabulous team and it was a privilege to work with you." - D. & P. Gould.

"We want to say thanks to you and Claire for showing us around two weeks ago. We really appreciate all the effort. You both are really nice and enjoyable to be with. We really enjoyed our afternoon with you and the tour you gave us of the area. ... If we ever hear of friends looking for a place in the Newport area, we will be sure to recommend you. And we have told our friends in Newport how great you treated us." - C. & N. Wolff .

"Both of you did a wonderful job. I really appreciate all the professionalism and hard work. In my opinion, you did everything possible to get the house sold as quickly as possible and for the highest price. The marketing was all I could possibly ask for. Your communication and responsiveness was excellent. I'm sure you'll be increasingly successful as your reputation increases on the bay and in the community. It was a great pleasure to work with you....Keep in touch. Warm Regards, " - Chuck, Dave & of course, Mickey .



Nestled two doors away from Ocean Blvd on the coveted 200-block of CdM Village, 218 Heliotrope offers beautiful ocean, harbor, & sunset views from an oversized 40-foot wide lot. Elegant in design, and filled with natural light, the four-bedroom residence offers approx. 4,570 sf in a welcoming traditional floor plan with an overabundance of fine features and amenities. On the main level, there is a formal living room, dining room, office, great room, wetbar, two powder baths and a spacious kitchen with Calcutta marble counters & generous walk-in pantry. Enjoy a rare side-by-side 3-car garage with epoxy floors & plentiful storage that connects to a California mudroom with laundry.

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