As a Southern California native and Orange County resident, Vel Mathews offers insightful knowledge of the local market. Prior to Real Estate, Vel owned an elite event planning business for 12 years where she helped coordinate weddings and corporate events. Her background as an event planner and in design helps her to connect closely with clients in a professional and personal manner. Ever since she was a young girl, she has always had a passion and love for design. From a young age, Vel would build and design homes on a model-size scale. As a young adult, she began designing projects involving the interior and exterior of residential homes for herself, friends, and family. Her love for design evolved into a career in interior design. When she moved back to California in 2019, she realized that she would love to purchase and sell homes professionally as a lifetime career. “I love meeting people and forming lasting relationships,” says Vel. She takes tremendous pride in her personal and professional relationships, and nothing excites her more than the gratifying feeling she gets from helping people meet their goals. Vel offers personal experience of purchasing and selling many of her own homes. In addition to being a knowledgeable real estate advisor, Vel can offer expertise in home staging and home improvements. Outside of real estate, Vel values spending time with her family and friends. A loving mother, she has two beautiful daughters, a wonderful son-in-law, and two darling yorkies named Sofia and Coco. Her oldest daughter is an actress and Vel’s youngest, Cj Mathews, is her business partner in Real Estate. Other passions of hers include attending church, visiting the beach, traveling, gardening, cooking, entertaining, and collecting European art and French antiques.