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Kim Bibb, Villa Co-Founder, Real Estate Professional

Kim Bibb is a co-founder of Villa Real Estate, a top agent in Newport Beach, and a top agent in all of California as well. As Villa’s highest-producing agent, not only is Kim the unparalleled expert in the highly sought-after Peninsula Point submarket, where she resides and has transacted more than $2 Billion in sales, but she has been the icon of luxury real estate throughout all of Newport Beach for over twenty years. Kim has dominated the Newport Beach market, selling hundreds of elite coastal homes while setting new high-water marks for exceptional properties on the Oceanfront and Bayfront.  

Kim closed over 40 transactions totaling $191 million in 2021 alone. In addition to achieving many sales records, selling numerous one-of-a-kind estates, and making multigenerational family properties her expertise, Kim is known for setting the gold standards for market intelligence and client service in coastal Orange County.

Kim’s career highlights include:

  • Co-founded Villa Real Estate in 2013.  
  • Top producing agent on the Newport Peninsula since 2010. 
  • 2021 Individual Closed Sales Volume in Excess of $191,000,000.
  • 2020 Individual Closed Sales Volume in Excess of $143,000,000.
  • 2019 Individual Closed Sales Volume in Excess of $138,000,000.
  • 2019 and 2020 Top Producing Agent in Newport Beach for off-market sales.
  • Represented the buyer on 18 Harbor Island which sold for $27,000,000; one of the highest recorded sales to date in Newport Beach.
  • Represented the buyer and seller on the historic sale of 1509 E Bay, 1506 E Balboa, 1504 E Balboa, 1502 E Balboa.

Kim’s success is a direct reflection of her hard work ethic, innovative marketing strategy, involvement in the community, loyalty to her clients, and her commitment to staying up to date in the ever-changing Newport Beach market. Kim’s high-profile clientele often come back to her for future needs, knowing they can trust her and rely on her to find off-market opportunities and to keep sales confidential when necessary. This is chief among the reasons that year over year, Kim remains a top agent in Newport Beach and all of California in terms of overall sales volume. 

When Kim is not selling real estate she enjoys hiking, boating, trips to Catalina and time with her family and friends. Kim resides on Peninsula Point and is active in the community, having served as past President of the Balboa Peninsula Point Association, and is a proud supporter and board member of the Newport Harbor Educational Foundation.

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Tara Bunker
Real Estate Professional

After spending summers helping her parents grow their successful real estate firm in the Southern California desert, Palm Springs area, Tara Bunker launched her career in 2007 during one of the industry's most tumultuous and challenging times. Tara's experiences provide a solid foundation to help buyers and sellers navigate complex transactions within frequently changing markets, and give clients a distinct advantage in this highly competitive industry. With a marketing degree from the University of Redlands, she also knows how to optimize positioning and marketing to reach buyers throughout Southern California. A well-respected sales professional who is quickly establishing herself as a top performer, Tara has assisted in closing more than $1.5 billion in coastal Orange County sales.

Today, Tara resides just a few miles from the sand with her husband, Bryce, and their three young boys, whom she loves taking to the beach. Her greatest satisfaction comes from helping buyers and sellers and making sure the process is as seamless as possible from start to finish.

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TARA BUNKER 949 244 0607 DRE No. 01827846

Lauren Bibb
Real Estate Professional

Having lived most of her life on the Newport Peninsula, Lauren Bibb has an extensive understanding of Newport Beach and its many desirable neighborhoods. She was raised on Peninsula Point and graduated from Newport Harbor High School, giving her a personal connection to the area and a first-hand knowledge of the local lifestyle. After obtaining her Business degree from the University of San Diego, Lauren returned to Orange County to pursue her career in real estate. She grew to better understand the local market by completing a marketing internship at Villa Real Estate, which further sparked her interest into a career as a real estate agent. By offering astute attention to detail, a deep understanding of the local communities, and a passion for building meaningful & long-lasting relationships, Lauren has established herself as a skilled and trustworthy agent.

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LAUREN BIBB 949 274 0582 DRE No. 02144501