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On April 18th, 2015 Windermere Homes & Estates hosted a military appreciation carnival supporting a non-profit organization called STEP (Support the Enlisted Project) to reach out and support our local military families. The carnival was at Hilltop Community Park in Rancho Penasquitos with a total of 300 attendees from STEP and 130 volunteers from Windermere Homes & Estates. Windermere Homes & Estates facilitated a donation drive at their 7 offices and collected 21 crates of essential items and donated over $12,000 to STEP to help military families in need. The military families who attended the carnival were able to pick up all items and enjoy all the festivities, which included a petting zoo, carnival games, live music, BBQ, cotton candy, snow cones,…

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Windermere Homes & Estates, one of the fastest growing real estate companies in San Diego, has announced they have opened 3 new offices;
The Del Mar Office - A street front location in the Village of Del Mar adjacent to their upstairs location.
The Plaza in Rancho Bernardo - A second location in Rancho Bernardo adjacent to their existing Rancho Bernardo office.
The La Jolla Office - A street front location in the heart of La Jolla Village, in the Merrill Lynch building on Fay St.
All of the company’s offices offer an upscale, luxury feel with private agent offices, unique and modern work stations and communal areas for agents to meet and bring their clients.

Windermere Homes & Estates has experienced exponential growth since it opened in July of 2013. In…

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Barbara Stuart of Windermere Homes & Estates has earned the title of “top individual agent” out of the entire company for 2014.

Barbara has 31 years of San Diego real estate sales expertise and has been a consistent top producer year after year. Although she has closed real estate transactions all over San Diego County, she specializes in home sales along the I-15 corridor.

In 2014, Barbara closed 24 real estate transactions resulting in over $17 million in local home sales.

She has also been named a 2015 Five Star Real Estate Agent, best in client satisfaction, and is a six year winner. The designation is awarded to just 7% of real estate agents in any market area.

Co-owner/Broker Rich Johnson is so happy that Barbara chose to work with…

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On April 18th, 2015 Windermere Homes & Estates will be hosting a military appreciation carnival where local STEP families will receive donation items and enjoy a day of fun with their family!

Windermere Homes & Estates is partnering with STEP (Support the Enlisted Project) to reach out and support our local military. Windermere’s real estate agents, brokers, clients and staff have been donating essential items to help young military families. Each of the 7 Windermere Homes & Estates offices have been collecting items for the past 3 months.

On April 18th (1-5pm) at Hilltop Community Park in Rancho Penasquitos, Windermere will be wrapping up their fundraiser/donation drive with a military appreciation carnival in partnership with STEP and are…

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We are happy to announce that Bree Castro, a brilliant young Realtor has joined the Daniel Beer Group at Windermere Homes & Estates.  After an exhaustive search of the best brokerage for Bree to begin her real estate sales career, she found a home with the highly productive and very progressive Daniel Beer Group.

Bree began her real estate career in residential property management, where she was the Property Supervisor for a portfolio of 150 homes located in North County.

In 2014, she was awarded an amazing accomplishment, landing First Place for "Leasing Professional of The Year for San Diego County".  Now transitioning in to real estate sales, Bree wanted a progresive and supportive environment surrounded by successful people and found it at…

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"We are really excited and proud to announce that Catherine Smith has joined our team in Santaluz "says Rich Johnson, Co-Owner and Broker at Windermere Homes & Estates.  Catherine has had an exciting and diverse career in real estate encompassing many different areas.  "It's a terrific addition to the office... Catherine brings design, lending and fantastic marketing experience to her real estate clients and we could not be more excited".  Cathernine will be teaming up with the Gretchen and Alan Pagnotta team, leaders in Santaluz real estate circles.

Catherine has over 20 years experience in many aspects of residential housing including; sales, lending, and designing. Past roles include 15 years as Vice President in the financial services area, developing…

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Brian Gooding, Co-Owner and Broker at Windermere Homes & Estates is proud to announce that Christine Rankin has joined the company.  "We are really excited that this young professional has chosen our firm to launch her real estate career" stated Gooding.

Growing up in Palos Verdes, California, a suburb outside of Los Angeles, Christine was immersed into the world of real estate at a young age while her mother and several members of her immediate family established themselves as top producing agents in the Palos Verdes, South Bay Beach cities and Orange County communities.

Attending school on California’s central coast, Christine obtained her Bachelor’s in Business Marketing with a minor in both Psychology & English. Known for her charismatic leadership and…

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Owners, Rich Johnson and Brian Gooding are excited to announce that Windermere Homes & Estates has hired a new Director of Marketing for the company.  "Finding the right person to lead and direct the marketing efforts of our growing company has been a top priority for us" stated Rich Johnson.  "We are ecstatic to be able to announce that Holly Reville has joined our firm".

As a progressive and technologically advanced real estate brokerage, finding a person with the right skill sets, personality and mindset was a difficult task.  Charged with servicing the needs of a forward thinking firm, Holly will be the lead voice and vision for the company's digital platforms, development of a new video division, social networks, and print initiatives.


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Windermere Homes & Estates is proud to announce that John Sullivan has joined the Del Mar office!

John Sullivan has been a San Diego resident since 1996 and a real estate investor for over 20 years. During this time John has been involved in new construction, complete renovations and rental property. Having his own funds invested in real estate has helped John develop strong negotiation skills which are fundamental to a successful real estate transaction. John's philosophy in negotiating is to consistently strive for the best sales price for his clients while maintaining amicable, professional relationships with all parties. The respect of other agents in our community has historically given John's clients an advantage over competing offers.


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Windermere Homes & Estates is proud to welcome Jean Wilson to the company`s Del Mar office!

As a 2nd generation San Diegan, Jean Wilson is familiar with all the neighborhoods in our expanding city.  As a Carmel Valley/Del Mar resident since 1984 (she stood in line to purchase her first home there), she is an expert in the coastal areas as well as the inland communities of San Diego.   Jean’s geographic areas of specialization also include the downtown and central city locations where she grew up, as well as North County destinations such as Rancho Santa Fe and La Jolla.

As a Premier Director at Windermere Homes and Estates, Jean provides valuable expertise developed over many years of real estate activity.  She is an ideal representative for Buyers…

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