Balboa Island and Newport Beach Realtors
Girling Real Estate Investment Group (Girling REIG) is a full service real estate service realty company. Along with traditional Realtor services, Girling REIG provides data analytics to assist in real estate investment decisions. Girling REIG specializes in the purchase and sale of properties on Balboa Island and surrounding neighborhoods. Creators of the Balboa Island Price Index, (BIPI)™, Girling REIG is also affiliated with VILLA Real Estate (DRE# 01925726).
Girling REIG provides a unique approach to assisting its clients by providing detailed and ongoing analysis along with personal advice. We bring 60+ years of combined expertise in both real estate sales and investments, as well as an understanding for the emotional factors involved when buying or selling real estate. This assistance starts with a complete awareness of the client’s goals and does not end with the closing … our clients are for life.
Bing and Dave have lived and vacationed on Balboa Island since the 1960’s, and the Girling family home is an original 1927 cottage the family purchased in 1978. “We are continually reminded of how special Balboa Island truly is, and appreciate that we are working in one of the finest neighborhoods in Newport Beach”.
The Girling team looks forward to working with you to accomplish your real estate investment objectives on Balboa Island, Newport Beach, as well as other communities in the surrounding Orange County Area.
Bing Girling (employed by Villa Real Estate)
DRE License #00843565Bing has been a successful Realtor® focusing on Balboa Island for 35 years. He was President of the Newport Beach Association of Realtors® (“NBAOR”) in 2001, following in his own father’s footsteps as President of his local real estate association in Sharon, CT. Bing was named Realtor® of the Year of the Association in 1996.
Bing was also the chairman of both the Government and Political Affairs Committee for NBAOR and the Aviation Task Force. He is also a past president and a current member of the Board of Directors of the Balboa Island Homeowners Association, and was chosen Balboa Island’s Volunteer of the Year in 1997.
Bing moved to Balboa Island with his family in 1979 after a distinguished career as a pilot in the United States Air Force. “I became a Realtor® because I wanted a second career that would allow me to become part of my community and still give me time to be with my family.” His personal experiences with numerous family relocations while in the military provide him with an understanding of the issues and concerns that face people when buying or selling a home.
Bing and Vickie, his wife of 60 years, have a son, Dave, and a daughter, Doe. Bing is an avid softball player and participates in two local leagues.
Dave Girling (Broker Associate)
DRE License #01852613Dave Girling brings over 30 years of financial services industry knowledge and experience to his current role as a Realtor® in Newport Beach. He formed Girling Real Estate Investment Group with his father in 2008 and the firm is now affiliated with VILLA Real Estate. His background, combined with his experience as a real estate investor, has prepared Dave for his current role as a Realtor® with Girling REIG. Dave is teamed with his father Bing who has been selling real estate in Newport Beach for over 30 years. In addition to his real estate investment experience, Dave has held a variety of senior executive positions in a wide array of disciplines in mortgage origination, mortgage technology and real estate finance.
Dave serves as a Commissioner for the Newport Beach Harbor Commission. Dave also completed his third term as Chairman of the Government and Political Affairs (GPA) Committee for the Newport Beach Association of Realtors® (“NBAOR”), serving from 2010 through 2012. He was named Realtor® of the Year for the Association in 2010, and he followed in his father’s footsteps serving as President of the Association in 2015. Dave served as a Director on the NBAOR Board until December 2016.
Dave earned his MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration.
Dave has been rowing on indoor rowers for over 12 years, and he was an indoor rowing instructor for Equinox Sports Club in Irvine. Dave served on the Board of the Newport Aquatic Center, (“NAC”) from 2014 to 2016.