YORBA LINDA, CA – We are proud to announce that Regional Manager Terry Karges and top producing agent Steve Osborne will team up to manage our First Team Real Estate Yorba Linda office, ranked as the #1 real estate agency in Yorba Linda based on total units and volume1. Terry was previously our Director of Training and currently heads several of the company’s top offices in Orange County. over a decade.

“Terry and Steve are both team players with extensive backgrounds in coaching, driven to constantly push themselves and those around them to reach new heights,” explains Michele Harrington, Chief Operating Officer of First Team Real Estate. “An enthusiastic team with a passion and palpable enthusiasm for educating others, their progressive mentality perfectly illustrates our vision and culture of the first team.”

Steve is a market expert throughout the Southern California outback and has been an integral part of the First Team family for twelve years as a top producing agent in our Corona office – led by Karges. Throughout his distinguished career, Steve has closed thousands of transactions and led his own successful team, and found a passion for coaching; most recently, he trained his fellow First Team agents to conduct paperless business.

“I’ve been asked to join First Team’s management team several times over the years, and the timing finally feels right. I enjoy not only training but also educating others, and I am excited to join Terry on the challenge to support the winning team in our Yorba Linda office,” explains Steve. “I feel like a coach working with a Superbowl championship team. They are already number 1 and I intend to keep them there. I love the culture at First Team and I am happy to take it to the next level to help the whole organization.”

Supported by a dedicated management team, corporate staff and a family of businesses including title, escrow and mortgage services, the agents in our First Team Real Estate Yorba Linda Office have the tools needed to help their clients succeed. As the #1 independent real estate company in Southern California2, our robust network of luxury affiliates, including: Christie’s International Real Estate, Luxury Portfolio International® and luxuryrealestate.com ensure our high-end clients’ offerings receive unparalleled international marketing exposure among the world’s wealthiest home buyers.

Contact our management team for information about joining the First Team Yorba Linda office to take advantage of the company’s deluxe partnerships and suite of technology resources.

Terry Karges

(949) 288-3779


Steve Osborne

(951) 313-1439


[1] This view is based on information from Trendgraphix for total sales and volume of CRMLS for the period 1-9-20-8/31/21. The representation of MLS data is considered reliable, but is not guaranteed by the MLS. The broker/agent providing the information in this document may or may not have been the listing and/or selling agent. © First Team® Real Estate. All rights reserved. This is not intended to recruit a listed building. If your property is currently for sale with a real estate agent, ignore

[2] Top broker report published in January 2020 based on data available as of 7/1/2001-12/31/2020, all CRMLS, all brokers