James Hoppe, CEO | MBA | Architect
Founder | Broker-Officer | SFR® | e-PRO® | REALTOR®
Founder | Broker-Associate
James Hoppe: “Five Star Real Estate Broker/Agent of the Year” award recipient for the 12th year (2010-2015, 2017-2022), honored for his “exceptional service and overall customer satisfaction”. Only 27 out of 41,125 Orange County real estate agents have been awarded for 12 or more years.
James, a Southern California native, is also a licensed California Architect and the Broker-Officer and Founder of Costera Luxury Properties. He graduated from Woodbury University and holds a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) professional 5-year degree. James also has an Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business.
Beginning his professional real estate career with Coldwell Banker Beachside Realtors (CBBR) in 2003, CBBR presented James the “Outstanding and Top First Year Salesperson Award” in real estate sales and production in 2004. In 2005, James was honored the “Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society Award” for top sales production. This award is given to the Top 7% of Coldwell Banker (CB) agents worldwide.
Throughout their years with CB, James and his wife Margret were the recipients of numerous top production awards for closed sales transactions and listings taken.
Margret, originally from Egypt speaks fluent Arabic. Like her husband James, Margret is also the Founder and a Broker-Associate of Costera Real Estate. Margret brings her relentless negotiation skills to the table and ultimately, gets her real estate clients what they want.
Both James and Margret were trained and certified as CB Previews Luxury Property Specialists. James was also trained and certified with the CB Referral and Relocation Division as a Corporate Relocation Specialist. Additionally, James was the only architect and 1 of just 90 members certified as an Architectural Specialist with the CB Architectural Division throughout the entire Southern California Region. This elite group of professionals focused exclusively on the distinctive advertising and marketing strategies needed to sell luxury architectural properties in architect-designed estates.
Additionally, James is also certified by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) as a Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR®) agent and as an Internet Marketing Professional (e-PRO®).
In December 2010, James and Margret established Hoppe Realty. In 2020, the Hoppe's incorporated their real estate brokerage under the name Preview Orange County Real Estate, Inc. (PreviewOC), and in 2021, launched Costera Luxury Properties, which serves the Coastal Southern California luxury real estate market and offers top-notch professional real estate services to the sales and marketing of high-end/luxury residential properties that are valued at $1 million or more.
Currently, James and Margret continue to maintain their high level of real estate sales expertise and knowledge focusing on Southern California as luxury property experts.
James Hoppe - Five Star Real Estate Broker/Agent of the Year award recipient for the 12th year (2010-2015, 2017-2022), honored for his exceptional service and overall customer satisfaction. Only 27 out of 41,125 Orange County, California real estate agents have been awarded for 12 or more years.
James Hoppe - Awarded by Five Star Professional for the 12th year as a Top Real Estate Professional in Orange County, CA.
James Hoppe - Awarded by Five Star Professional for the 11th year as a Top Real Estate Professional in Orange County, CA.
On 7/25/21, Matthew Hoppe scored his first international goal for the United States Men's National Team (USMNT) breaking a scoreless 82 minute stalemate against Jamaica, with a dramatic 83rd-minute game winning header.
Wondering why Matthew Hoppe is featured on this real estate website? Well... Matthew just happens to be the youngest nephew of Costera Realty's founders - James & Margret Hoppe (Uncle Jim & Aunt Margret).
On 1/9/21, Matthew Hoppe became the first and ONLY American to score a hat trick in the German Bundesliga.
Matthew Hoppe - 2021 highlights with FC Schalke 04 (German Bundesliga) and the USMNT.
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