Herb Dittrick is the broker and he and his wife LaVonne Vojak are the owners of Orange County Realty Co., a locally owned South Orange County real estate brokerage firm which has successfully closed hundreds of transactions throughout the area, particularly in Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, and Laguna Niguel. LaVonne and Herb enjoy a local reputation as the “go-to” realtor in the
LaVonne and Herb are known for their wide-ranging knowledge of the
Herb puts it this way, “At Orange County Realty Co., we don’t delegate the important details of your property sale or purchase to less-experienced assistants. We believe that the realtor who is paid the commission is the person who works one-on-one with the client. You can count on LaVonne or me to personally quarterback your transaction every step of the way.”
With a combined total of over 40 years of real estate experience between them, LaVonne and Herb have weathered the extremes of the real estate market. Herb, a seasoned veteran of the residential investment market, has sold over 2,000 units—from duplexes to apartment complexes of 100 units or more. When LaVonne became a full-time realtor in the late nineties, they expanded the business to include the residential housing market. In addition to handling standard residential transactions, LaVonne is a certified HAFA and Short Sale expert and well-recognized for her knowledge and experience helping clients understand the complex foreclosure market, and the challenges and benefits of pursuing a short-sale selling strategy.
As Orange County Realty Co. has expanded through “fat and lean”
On the personal side, Herb, a
As for LaVonne, she’s an Iowan, but has resided in southern California since the early eighties. She has a BA in Exercise Physiology from Chapman University, owned and operated a health club, and created and was featured in her own cable TV fitness program. Later, she was Fitness Consultant at Taco Bell Corporate Headquarters in Irvine, CA, where she provided health and fitness programs to their employees. Still a fitness “junkie,” LaVonne enjoys the challenges of hiking Mt.
When not working for clients, LaVonne and Herb spend as much time as possible with their daughters. Elizabeth is a teacher, and Natalie recently graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a degree in psychology. Herb works as a volunteer for South County Outreach, and he and LaVonne provide food and clothing drives for the homeless.