After careers as a Trial Attorney with the U.S. Justice Department and as CEO of a national retail company, Don Abrams purchased Rumbold Realty, a small Balboa Island brokerage, and transformed it into ABRAMS COASTAL PROPERTIES, now one of Orange County’s most successful independent brokerages. During the past 14 years, Don has been personally involved in about half of the total number of sale transactions on Balboa Island as well as many transactions in the surrounding coastal areas served by the firm. Since 2003, Don has sold 50-70% of all homes on Balboa Island and has been one of the top 10 selling Realtors in Newport Beach. In 2008 and 2010, Don was the #1 selling Realtor in Newport Beach in both amount of sale transactions and dollar volume of sales. On December 19, 2012, Don received the prestigious 2012 REALTOR OF THE YEAR award from the Newport Beach Association of Realtors.
Don lives in a restored historic home on the Grand Canal on Balboa Island, and is a self-described man with a passion for people and houses. Bringing his legal and negotiating skills to bear along with his innate business and marketing sense, Don is able to offer the most professional service available to buyers and sellers alike and looks forward to meeting you and helping you complete the best transaction of your life.