So, what’s The North Seventeen Blog about? It’s about filling you in on all the best real estate, its neighborhoods and the coolest pads on the market. Our specialty is North Santa Ana, North Tustin, Old Town Orange and Old Town Tustin real estate. We highlight local businesses, movers and shakers and community insights. Our goal is to keep you informed to help you make the best possible decisions for you, your family and your lifestyle. Whether selling or buying, we’re your partners in creating the home, and life, that you love.
Ernie Aguilar is not your typical broker. His real estate career started at the age of 19 while training as a collegiate wrestler. No stranger to hard work, he spent the next decade working to master his craft under the tutelage of top industry professionals, gaining invaluable insight into diverse areas of the real estate business, including lending, real estate investment and asset management, REO’s, and residential sales.
With this training under his belt, Ernie started The NorthSeventeen Real Estate Group with a vision to creating a customized, “red carpet” approach to help connect his clients with the home and life that they truly love.
A native Southern Californian, he achieved both a BA in Business from CSUF and a degree in Interior Design from The Interior Design Institute in Newport Beach. Over the years, he’s discovered his passion for historic and architecturally unique homes and enjoys sharing this with his clients and partners.
Ernie is known for his competitive spirit which he’s cultivated over his many years on the mat in competitive wrestling. Early on, he learned the value of perseverance which he combines with a singular focus, savvy negotiation skills and candid business approach to become the best, most trusted ally to each and every one of his clients.
Ernie is bi-lingual (English/Spanish) and knows the SoCal real estate landscape like the back of his hand! When he is not working for his clients or blogging about real estate and architecture, you’ll find him spending time with his son, boxing and wrestling at nearby clubs, reading or practicing drums in his music studio.
Teresa is an ambitious over-achiever who treats each client as if they were family. Born in raised in the city of Santa Ana, she attended local public schools in Santa Ana and later graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Cal State Fullerton.
While at Santa Ana High School, Teresa channeled her competitive prowess to become a standout athlete, earning accolades in Track & Field and Field Hockey.
She discovered her passion for interior design and architecture and pursued an education at the Interior Designs Institute of Newport Beach. Shortly after finishing, she began her career in staging and interior design. Terry is the mother of 2 boys and when she’s not working, she actively supports her oldest son and his team at matches and tournaments.
Molly is the head of the marketing department for The North Seventeen Real Estate Group. As a seasoned Graphic Designer for over 16 years, Molly’s experience covers a broad range of industries including, fashion, fitness, interior design, real estate, psychology, finance and more. She has extensive knowledge of print, from concept to completion. Her versatile portfolio of work includes identity/logo development, advertising, publication layout, presentation design, portfolio look books, UI web design and more.