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Finding Your Dream Home

We help Buyers find the perfect home that meets all their needs and fits their budget.  We have special programs for First Time Buyers and a world-renown Global Relocation program.  As one of Orange County's premier real estate experts, we are sought after by local, national, and international clients.  Our affiliation with Pacific Sotheby's International Realty gives us access to more properties than any other agency, and we deliver Personalized Service that exceeds the expectations of even the most discerning buyers.


Committed to Excellence

In addition to social media, email and print advertising, we provide our clients with premier marketing, opportunities to advertise through elite media channels, and offer exclusive access to unique off-market opportunities - all backed by the world’s most trusted brand.  Our tech-savvy team optimizes communication and media channels to get your listing out fast and to the right audience.

Contact us today to schedule your confidential strategy session and learn more about our premier services.  


Multi-Unit & 1031 Exchange Experts

We work with first-time buyers seeking a professional who can advise them on how to build wealth and passive income through real estate, seasoned investors looking to expand their portfolio, as well as those who are ready to cash-out and enjoy the rewards of their long-term investments while minimizing tax liability.  We partner with you to define your strategy and objectives, target the right properties or buyers, and negotiate the best deals.  Our high level of expertise in multifamily and residential housing gives you the versatility to have a full-service agency that can help you with all your real estate needs.


Exceeding Expectations

We work with Sellers to get them the highest price in the shortest amount of time.  We offer services that go above and beyond your expectations such as a Free Home Warranty policy for you while you are selling your home.  This covers items that may come up in the inspection and makes the selling process go smoothly.  We also offer premier Property Presentation so you get top dollar, national and Global Property Distribution, and everything you need to help you make that next move.

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What Clients Are Saying


"Mercedes is amazing and great to work with!  She understands the neighborhoods of Coastal OC and helped us find our dream vacation second-home.  She even procured a renter for us so that we could have income during the off season!  Her attention to detail and commitment to her clients is first-rate.  We highly recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell a home!"

John & Kate A.


"My wife and I highly recommend Mercedes Shaffer and her team!  They have deep investment property knowledge that goes above and beyond the average realtor.  We've used them more than once and we wouldn't think of purchasing an income property without their comprehensive data analysis and expertise!"

Chris & Audrey Perkins


"Mercedes Shaffer and her team are extremely knowledgeable and took the time to teach us how to evaluate an income property at a very detailed level.  Thanks to their expertise, we were able to sell our rental home for top dollar, do a 1031 Exchange and purchase a triplex with no extra money down.  We now make way more money and have a sound retirement plan such that we can live off of the rental income and enjoy life!"

Fei Hong

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Mercedes Shaffer

Investment and Residential Property Specialist

Trusted by the most discerning clients, my team and I are committed to offering you the very highest level of expertise, service and global marketing.  Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home or multi-unit property, we will help you secure the best real estate opportunities.  With over 15 years of experience, we have deep knowledge of Orange County’s diverse neighborhoods and we're adept at navigating complex transactions so that you can be assured that the deal closes.  Let's get started!

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