About ccre

California Coastal Real Estate, a boutique firm in the heart of the Central Coast, takes great effort to understand the needs and expectations of our clients. Whether buying or selling a property, our consultative approach enables you to make an informed decision on what may be one of the largest financial commitments of your life. Understanding the local markets and knowing a property’s full potential empowers you to make the best possible decision for you and your family. Discover California Coastal Real Estate today!


Steve Hopkins

Steve Hopkins, MBA, Broker Associate – DRE License No: 01721304

My Philosophy

To me, real estate is about relationships. It’s about caring enough to discover what is truly important to a family, couple or individual, and using that knowledge to find the home that best embodies those particular values. I get a real sense of accomplishment from doing my homework, asking the right questions, and listening carefully to each client’s answers so that together, we can make the most well-informed, advantageous, and confident decisions.

Graham Updegrove

Graham Updegrove, Broker/ Owner – DRE License No: 01873454

Professional Experience

Graham Updegrove started his career in real estate during 2007 working for Sunrise Mortgage & Investment Company, a full-service commercial mortgage banking company that secures financing for retail, office, industrial, multi-family and special use developments. He functioned primarily as a loan-servicing correspondent and was ultimately responsible for servicing a loan portfolio of over $750 million across the country.

Graham Updegrove

Why Choose CCRE

Boutique Approach

CCRE provides personalized customer service and responsiveness one can only expect from a boutique enterprise.

Mission Driven

CCRE is committed to creating optimal outcomes for its clients through honesty, integrity and a caring approach to their real estate experience.

Results Focused

CCRE prides itself on highly successful client experiences as noted by more than 100 “5-star” ratings on Google, Zillow, Yelp and LinkedIn.


CCRE brokers Steve and Graham offer more than 25 years of combined real estate experience on the Central Coast.