At Cove Canyon Realty, real estate isn’t just a transaction — it’s personal. We understand buying or selling a home is a monumental decision with far-ranging implications, and we aim to make the process a harmonious one. We’ll take the time to understand your needs, desires, and wishes, and then we’ll thoughtfully apply our local knowledge, experience, and resources to achieve the best possible outcome.

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Meet Cove Canyon Realty

Our leader, Dave Csira, has closed more than 400 complex transactions since 2005. Before that, he was the co-founder and COO of a $2.5 billion technology company. While working with many brilliant minds in that dynamic industry, he constantly challenged himself to stay relevant and informed. Dave brings that discipline to every transaction, and we all share his commitment to excellence.

Our dependable team will ensure your experience is collaborative, as well as successful. If you’re buying a home, we’ll work hard until you’ve found the perfect base from which to enjoy our region’s unmatched beauty. If you’re selling, we’ll use our expertise, marketing know-how, and negotiation skills to maximize your returns. Welcome to Cove Canyon Realty. We can’t wait to show you how incredible the South Orange County Coastal lifestyle can be!

Troy M.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
We purchased our home during the Covid-19 SIP. It was a complex process to say the least. Dave is knowledgable, calm, thoughtful, creative, service-oriented, helpful, kind, determined, wise and just plain awesome. In addition to dialing-in what we were looking for, coaching and helping us through the process, providing suppliers to assist (lending, escrow, maintenance, etc.) he also shows up to help unlo...

— Troy M.

Lori
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Wow, what a process, but incredibly thankful to work with Brendy on this! She’s an incredible voice of reason and even keeled. I can’t imagine working with anyone else. You were there every step of the way from the renovation to the sale of the property. You are proactive, have great relationships with excellent resources, a good negotiator, and you are positive and upbeat! You are an absolute pleasure t...

— Lori

Michele
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Dave and his team were tremendous in handling our short sale in 2011. They held our hand throughout the entire process ensuring all our questions were answered immediately. Dave’s attention to detail and professionalism is superb. What really impressed me is how readily available Dave makes himself to his clients. He is one of the busiest people I know but always answers his cell phone; I never once went...

— Michele

Cove Canyon Realty Blog

Stalemate

David Csira  |  October 5, 2022

Stalemate is a situation in the game of chess where the player whose turn it is to move is not in check and has no legal move. The game ends in a draw. Since the start… Read more

Prices Chase Away Home Buyers?

David Csira  |  July 23, 2022

This was the sub-heading of a Daily Pilot article I came across as I was sorting through old archives in a home I recently purchased in Laguna Beach. The article was p… Read more

First Half 2021 vs. First Half 2020

July 21, 2021

OFF THE CHARTS When compiling year-over-year statistics, economists tend to work in single-digit percentages. For example, the U.S. GDP growth over the past few years … Read more

2020 Hindsight

January 1, 2021

2020 Hindsight I know I’m one of the lucky ones. No one in my immediate family has been directly affected by COVID 19, although my father’s 92-year-old twin brother an… Read more

Proposition 19 – What Is It?

December 17, 2020

Proposition 19 recently passed, amending California’s Constitution by expanding qualifications for the transfer of a property’s taxable value. Beginning April 1, 2021,… Read more

One Bonkers Year!

November 23, 2020

This year has simply been bonkers. And we still have over a month to go! The news of Kobe and Gianna was swept away by the tsunami of events that followed: the pandemi… Read more

So. Orange County Coastal Sales: First Half 2020

July 2, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL HOUSING IN DEMAND Despite the economy being shut down for the majority of 2020, housing along the coast of South Orange County has done exc… Read more

Silver Lining in Housing Market

May 27, 2020

I think we can all agree that a bit of good news is welcome. My gig is working in the residential real estate market, particularly along the coastal towns of South Ora… Read more

Is It a Good Time to Sell/Buy?

April 23, 2020

Without repeating all the worn-out rhetoric about the COVID-19 pandemic, I thought I would share my actual experiences with regard to conducting a real estate practice… Read more

Why I Chose to Partner with Side

March 4, 2020

A little over three years ago, I took the leap to go out on my own and open Csira Properties, an independent boutique brokerage in Laguna Beach. I loved the thought of… Read more

Congressman Harley Rouda at LBOR’s Annual Meeting

May 14, 2019

On Friday, April 26, the Laguna Board of Realtors held their 94th annual membership meeting. Each year, the REALTOR® members and their affiliates (A.K.A. business part… Read more

OC Housing Report 11.1.18 – Buyer’s Market?

November 1, 2018

2018 will go down as the year the real estate market’s extremely hot 6-year run came to an end. Looking at the active listing inventory for Orange County, every single… Read more

Trans Catalina Hike

October 29, 2018

The planning process for our Trans-Catalina-Trail (TCT) hike started a year in advance, affording us the luxury of selecting the perfect time of year to tackle the 40i… Read more

OC Housing Report 9.24.18 – Cracks in the Market

September 24, 2018

The current active inventory continues to rise and has not yet reached its peak. Typically, the active listing inventory peaks in the summer months sometime between Ju… Read more

Aquathon 2018!

September 19, 2018

“Let me make this very clear: The event is cancelled! Gone. Vacated. Void. There is no Aquathon today or any day. Go home!” So began the 33rd annual kickoff of the Aqu… Read more

Csira Properties Wins Five Star Professional Award

September 5, 2018

It’s okay to brag a little if one is the recipient of an award that wasn’t even apply for. Right? I was just informed that I have been awarded the Five Star Profession… Read more

UPDATE ON LAGUNA’S UNDERGROUNDING OF UTILITIES

June 15, 2018

Councilmember, Bob Whalen, addressed the weekly gathering of Laguna Beach real estate professionals on February 28, 2018 to discuss the City’s strategy on undergroundi… Read more

OC HOUSING REPORT 5.22.17 – DECELERATION

June 15, 2018

The Market Is Beginning to Decelerate • The active listing inventory in Orange County increased by 236 homes, or 4%, in the past couple of weeks, and now totals 5,623.… Read more

OC HOUSING REPORT 2.15.18

June 15, 2018

With demand exploding onto the scene, it is officially the best season to sell a home. Warning to Buyers: regardless of rising interest rates and the volatility of Wal… Read more

OC HOUSING REPORT 3.12.18

June 15, 2018

There is a lot of talk and speculation about the housing market these days. Some people are convinced that housing is a bubble and it will implode, dropping more than … Read more

OC HOUSING REPORT 5.1.17 – LOOKING UP

June 15, 2018

The active listing inventory increased by 247 homes, or 5%, in the past couple of weeks, the second largest increase this year. It now totals 5,263. Last year, there w… Read more

ORANGE COUNTY HOUSING SNAPSHOT – Q1 2018

June 15, 2018

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IMPACT OF TAX REFORM ON HOME PRICES

June 15, 2018

The A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research at Chapman University recently released its 2018 forecasts for the U.S., California and Orange County. Dr. Jim Doti p… Read more

QUARTERLY MARKET UPDATE – LAGUNA BEACH

June 15, 2018

The residential market in Laguna Beach appears to be experiencing a slight correction. When comparing sales for the first quarter of 2018 to the first quarter sales of… Read more

GOVERNOR BROWN ADDRESSES REALTORS

June 15, 2018

I feel very fortunate to have been invited by the Laguna Board of Realtors (thank you, Lauriann and Bobbie) to attend the Legislative convention for the California Ass… Read more

TAKING PART IN LAGUNA BEACH’S PAGEANT OF THE MASTERS

June 15, 2018

Being the dedicated reader of StuNews Laguna that I am, I saw a notice that the Pageant of the Masters would be holding a casting call. My eleven-year-old son loves hi… Read more

OC HOUSING REPORT 7.5.17

June 15, 2018

Orange County Housing Market Summary: • The active listing inventory increased by just 31 homes, or 1%, in the past couple of weeks, and now totals 5,936, knocking on … Read more

OC HOUSING REPORT 3.13.17 – LOWER END IS HOT

June 15, 2018

• The active listing inventory increased by 111 homes in the past couple of weeks, a 2% rise, and now totals 4,571. There are 11% fewer homes that have come on the mar… Read more

OLYMPIC ENCOUNTER

June 15, 2018

Have you ever given any thought to what it takes to become an Olympic athlete? No, not one of the misfit entries that result from a sport not being indigenous to a par… Read more

THE GOVERNOR’S GOLDEN BEAR

June 15, 2018

I was invited to attend “Legislative Day” (Why did they call it “Day” when it lasted all week?) in the State’s capitol last week where realtors lobby on behalf of home… Read more

EPIC STEPS – BROKER PREVIEW SIGHTING

June 15, 2018

Laguna Beach Broker Preview takes place on Wednesdays when agents put their listings on display for other agents to visit. It’s always a fun and interesting activity d… Read more

IT’S NOT EASY BEING GREEN

June 15, 2018

CASE-SHILLER HOUSING REPORT

June 15, 2018

A TUB WITH A VIEW

June 15, 2018

BE WARY OF PRICE-PER-FOOT COMPARISONS

June 15, 2018

THE TRUTH LIES IN THE DETAILS

June 15, 2018

LB POLICE UPDATE

June 15, 2018

I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW

June 15, 2018

WHAT A DIFFERENCE FIVE YEARS MAKES!

June 15, 2018

IMAGE IS EVERYTHING

June 15, 2018

21ST PET PARADE AND CHILI COOKOFF

June 15, 2018

HEADING SOUTH

June 15, 2018

WHALE OF A TIME IN DANA POINT HARBOR

June 15, 2018

OC HOUSING REPORT 12.4.17

June 15, 2018

STUPID NUMBERS

June 15, 2018

AQUATHON LAGUNA BEACH

June 15, 2018

FROM SAPPED TO SUCCULENT

June 15, 2018

WHO CAN AFFORD THESE HOMES?

June 15, 2018

OC HOUSING REPORT 6.20.17 – LOW SUPPLY

June 15, 2018

QUARTERLY MARKET UPDATE – SAN CLEMENTE

June 15, 2018

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