August 6th, 2019 at 4:00 pm


We proudly welcome Orva Harwood and The Harwood Group

Orva Harwood, revered throughout San Diego as one of the region’s foremost and highest-achieving agents, has chosen to affiliate with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties.

An expert Luxury Specialist with unrivaled knowledge about Rancho Santa Fe’s multiple unique markets since 1981, Orva will continue to expertly represent the buyers and sellers of North County San Diego and Rancho Santa Fe from our Rancho Santa Fe-Village office. 

Orva maintains an 18-agent team named The Harwood Group, originally formed in 1998. Orva brings over 35 years of real estate experience to the brokerage, with unparalleled insights on hyper-local market trends in the Rancho Santa Fe and North County areas.

Years upon years of accolades, testimonials, and awards speak to Orva’s tireless work ethic and highlight her many career achievements. She has been recognized by one of the nation’s premier rankings for real estate professionals, REAL Trends + Tom Ferry International The Thousand list as advertised in The Wall Street Journal, for multiple years in a row. While at her previous company, Orva and her associates ranked as a top team in San Diego County for the past 14 years.

“I’ve previously worked with Orva on numerous occasions, and I’ve witnessed firsthand just how much Orva treats her clients with the utmost of respect and responsibility,” Branch Manager Paul Benec said. “Her numerous designations over the years highlight her accomplishments, and she has proven herself to be one of San Diego’s very best agents. Few people know Rancho Santa Fe better than she does.”

Orva’s professionalism and confidence projects throughout every stage of the home selling or homebuying process. “My focus is client satisfaction,” she said. “My business is about service, and I am not happy until my client is happy. First off, I listen to client needs and desires to establish goals and objectives. In this fast-paced market, I believe communication is key in meeting our goals and building relationships.”

Having been an avid athlete in high school and college, Orva continues pursuing her love of tennis and frequents the Rancho Santa Fe Tennis Club. She also enjoys hiking through the beautiful trails in Rancho Santa Fe. Orva makes it a priority to stay active in the community, and has previously volunteered with the Rachel Women’s Center in San Diego, which assists children and adults with cognitive disabilities, as well as Project Concern International, which provides food to the homeless at the St. Vincent DePaul Center, to name a few.

With her can-do attitude, negotiation savvy, and a stellar record of finding clients their dream homes as well as getting clients’ homes sold with ease, Orva is a highly recommended professional who can get you to your next major milestone. Contact her today at 858.775.4481 or

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