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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) New Closing Regulations May Create Delays in Closing Your Escrows

Beginning October 3, 2015, the Good Faith Estimate (GFE), the HUD-1 and the Truth-in- Lending Act (TILA) disclosures will be replaced in most transactions by two new forms – the Loan Estimate and the Closing Disclosure.  It is widely expected that the new forms and rules may create delays in closing. In light of this possibility, we offer some general advice.

The new forms are designed to aid the consumer in comparison shopping, improve consumer understanding and prevent surprises at the closing table.

The main problem with the new forms and rules is the potential for delays in closing. Although it is not for certain, it is widely…

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In two years company has grown to over 300 agents in seven offices

(PRWEB) July 06, 2015

OB Jacobi, president of Windermere Real Estate, announced today that San Diego-based Windermere Homes & Estates is expected to reach $1 billion in sales in its second year in business, making it the fastest growing franchise group within Windermere’s 300 office network.

In July 2013, Windermere Homes & Estates co-owners, Rich Johnson and Brian Gooding, opened their first office in Santaluz with 0 agents. Twenty-four months later, they’ve opened six additional offices and recruited more than 300 agents with plans for future expansion.

“When Brian and I opened our first Windermere office two years ago, we agreed that our main focus…

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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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Windermere Homes & Estates is thrilled to welcome Janie Munce to the company`s Del Mar office.

Janie has been practicing real estate since 2000.  Before that, she was Paralegal for a Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice law firm and then family law for 10 years.

Janie`s background in law helps her and her clients navigate through the sometimes confusing paperwork involved in a real estate transaction.  What has also proven to be a huge advantage for her clients is that Janie holds a business license for interior design, foliage and accessories. With her license, she can assist new homeowners in decorating and furnishing their newly purchased homes as well as help with staging homes on the market for sale.  

Janie not only focuses on real…

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Husband and wife real estate team, Lauren and Tony Hill, have recently joined Windermere Homes & Estates in the company’s Aviara/South Carlsbad office.

Lauren has been practicing real estate since 2002, while Tony has had his license since 2011. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Tony was a residential real estate Appraiser for 10 years.  His experience as an Appraiser has proved to be a major asset to the Hills’ clients!

Lauren is originally from New Jersey but grew up in Jupiter, Florida while Tony grew up in Tennessee.  What brought them to San Diego?  According to Lauren, “Our immense love of living on the coast and our deep love for all things San Diego… the perfect weather, the beautiful beaches, the unique qualities of the amazing North County…

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Windermere Homes & Estates is very happy to welcome agent, Tracy Tolmich to the company`s Aviara/South Carlsbad office!

Originally from Lake Forest, in South Orange County, family and friends brought her to Carlsbad where she has been practicing real estate since 2001. Tracy also holds a California Notary Public license.

When Tracy isn`t selling real estate, she enjoys kayaking, camping and traveling.

When asked why she loves being an agent, Tracy said, “I am dedicated to helping my clients from the beginning of the transaction through the each step until completed. I bring many years of being a Realtor as well as mortgage lending experience. My goal is make sure that my clients are 100% satisfied with my service. The majority of my business…

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Windermere Homes & Estates is very happy to welcome Mary Wagner to the company`s Rancho Bernardo office!

Mary has been a San Diego resident since 1989. She is very active in her community along the I-15 Corridor as a regular volunteer, a PTA President, RBHS Football Booster Concessions volunteer and RBLL Sponsorship Chair Assistant.

In addition to being a real estate agent and an avid volunteer, Mary has been a small business owner since 1993 and served in the United States Air Force from 1981 to 1989.

Mary was born and raised in northwest Illinois, she married her husband Ralph Wagner in 1991 and her son Jack is a sophomore in college.

Windermere Homes & Estates is so happy to have another agent that is so dedicated, personal, caring,…

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