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Cal BRE#: 00836974

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Personal: Eagle Scout with 3 palms. Attended University of Utah. Prior to real estate, worked 12 years as commercial photographer, technical photographer, photo technician, graphic artist, retoucher, and pre-press production supervisor. Happily married 28 years, with two grown children. Creator of "Broker Deeds" real estate comic.
Business: Entered real estate in 1982. Appraiser 1991-1992. Attended Appraisal Institute. Have attended courses about: Valuation, Appraisal, Sales & Marketing, Ethics, Negotiating Techniques, Property Management, Staging Properties, Termite & Pest Control, Financing, Property Repairs, Client Counseling, Technology, and more.
See track record & brief clientele list under Real Estate Section.


Award-winning performance in real estate since 1982. Achievements include Rookie of the Year, Top 1%, Int'l President's Elite, President's Clube, Int'l Presidents Circle. Ranked Number 10 Listings Sold nationally in 1996, Coldwell Banker. Have sold hundreds of homes, condos, land, units.
Specialies: Short pay sales, REO & foreclosure sales, Bankruptcy Trustee sales, Trustee sales, Probates. Clients included: Bank of America, Washington Mutual, Great Western, Cal Fed Bank, GE Capital, MGIC, North American Mortgage, Union Carbide, and many more. Have represented numerous attorneys and trustees in federal bankruptcy trustee sales.
I also serve, with pride & care, individual homeowners and investor owners.
Service area: La Cresenta to Pomona; Pasadena/Arcadia to Pomona Fwy.


22 years of varied real estate experience, primarily specializing in REO/foreclosure sales and bankruptcy trustee sales, but have experience with new construction, development, investment, probate and trust sales of single family homes, apartments, land, condos & townhouses.
Appraisal background and education through Appraisal Institute.
Very experienced with property rehabs, repairs, estimating, recommendations, property staging, how repairs affect value, pricing and valuation. Have been involved in hundreds of rehabs, completed hundreds of valuations for individuals, banks, and other institutions.
Have testified as an expert real estate witness.


1. Intergrity In All Things.
2. Dedication to Client.
3. Clients Needs Always Come First.
4. Go the extra mile.
5. Give Complete Information.
6. Quantity of Service Equals Quality of Service.
7. Communicate Often.
8. Make It Fun.
9. Be Courteous to All.
10. Be Prepared.