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Born and raised in Glenview, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, Lawrence migrated west in 1983 to escape the frigid winters. He was a professional tour caddie working on the European PGA Tour in the summer, and enjoying the resplendent Desert in the off season. The Senior PGA Tour was just getting rolling, so he hopped on-board, and spent the next 12 years working for, and around, the living legends of the game.
His life was spent globe-trotting and pining for a family. He left the profession in 1997, and became a full-time resident of the Coachella Valley.

Lawrence became a Realtor in 2005 and has enjoyed working in various facets of the real estate industry, including three-year tenure in the sales office at Andalusia at Coral Mountain, selling homes in the $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 price point. He also spent two years working for Investors Capital Network, a Trust Deed Investment Brokerage specializing in investor-funded land acquisition financing, mezzanine financing, and construction capital.

Larry is currently a resale expert with Windermere Homes & Estates in Palm Desert, California. He is passionate about properly marketing a client’s property and using all of the cutting edge technologies available in order to sell the home for the highest amount, in the shortest period of time. He also thoroughly enjoys pairing Buyers with the home they will make memories in for years to come.

Larry possesses an intimate knowledge of this area, and the current real estate market. If you’re looking for an expert to guide you through the complexities of the real estate transaction, give him a call.

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Windermere Homes & Estates proudly welcomes Dennis Watkins to their Carlsbad office. Dennis has a Bachelor degree of Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from San Diego State University. After completing his degree he worked for the Carlsbad Senior Center as the Director. He was able to double the growth the Center by bringing in several new programs through grants from the Area Agency on Aging. Although this was a great opportunity and very rewarding he knew his main desire was to go into business for himself. So he started a full service Insurance Agency and began selling commercial and property Insurance. He owned and operated this agency for 26 years before selling the agency for his true passion in Real Estate sales. He’s extensive background brings great knowledge to helping his clients whether they are selling their home or purchasing a new home.

Artur Nersisyan
Windermere Homes & Estates proudly welcomes Artur Nersisyan to their Scripps Ranch office. Artur brings a business approach to real estate developed from those years of entrepreneurship and banking experience. He sees himself not as a salesman, but as a consultant of property transactions. Artur is a people person and he loves to help others realize the American dream of home ownership. He’s a serious student of real estate who stays informed of every aspect of the market – from local legislation to changes in lending practices.
With clients he forms a close, professional bond that puts them squarely at the center of each transaction. He endeavors to understand what they want and how to get them as close to their ideal as possible within the limitations of the marketplace. This is why he doesn’t specialize in just one neighborhood, or price range, or property type. He goes where his clients’ needs take him; from affordable units to first time home buyers, to multi-million dollar buildings and single family homes.
Buying or selling real estate is one of the most important financial decisions you will ever make and Artur’s goal is to efficiently assist you through the entire process of selling or purchasing your home, while getting you the best value possible. There is no substitute for hard work. Artur will be happy to service your real estate needs.
Education:

• Masters in Science in Accounting, University of Central Florida
• Licensed Real Estate Agent, State of California.

Janiece Haney
Windermere Homes and Estates proudly welcomes Janiece Asa-Dorian to their Scripps Ranch office. Janiece has 27 years of experience as a San Diego Realtor servicing all areas in San Diego County. She works with both buyers and sellers meet their real estate objectives. As a San Diego native, she has extensive knowledge of each of the communities located in and around San Diego, and works tirelessly on her clients’ behalf to make the buying and selling experience a pleasant and successful one.

“Janiece has strong negotiation skills with honesty and integrity, which makes her a fantastic fit for our brand and our company,” says co-owner Rich Johnson. “Janiece owns the designation GRI, the Graduate REALTOR Institute designation and SFR, Short Sale and Foreclosure Specialist. Those designations are the mark of a real estate professional who has made a commitment to providing a superior level of professional services.”
REALTORS with the GRI designation are highly trained individuals in many areas of real estate to better serve and protect their clients. Janiece is also certified as a Relocation Specialist, as well as, a Referral Specialist and has been honored by San Diego Magazine in 2010, 2011, and 2012 with the Five Star award for Best in Client Satisfaction.

Kara Courtney
Windermere Homes & Estates is proud to welcome Kara Courtney to the Aviara/South Carlsbad office. Kara has a deep understanding of the needs of home sellers and home buyers. She is skilled at putting a plan in place that will get them what they want while putting the most money in their pocket. Kara has created a business that meets the needs of sellers and buyers by making sure that they have the valuable information they need, their plans and transaction details happen on time and that they end up with the most net in their pocket.

Selling or buying a home is a big decision. Call Kara today before selling or buying a home in North San Diego County so you can get the best advice and end up with the most net in your pocket. Kara Courtney – 760-583-2226 or [email protected]

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We are proud to announce Don Gisler as our newest family member in our Windermere Palm Desert office. With over 28 years of experience as a licensed real estate broker, Don has continually been a top-producing agent in the Coachella Valley and also the Orange County Coastal cities, Don focuses his vast experience on The Desert Resort Homes and Country Club properties and also the Orange County Coastal Homes and Estates.

“Don presents a professional demeanor with a warm, clever, and intelligent personality into today’s Desert area real estate industry. His vast knowledge of the area is a great asset to our amazing team,” says co-owner, Brian Gooding.

Don offers strong negotiating skills with fair and articulate real estate strategies for his client’s to consider. Don’s primary objective is to protect his client’s interests and stay true to his fiduciary responsibilities throughout the real estate process. Additionally, Don’s goal is to make sure his client’s real estate buying or selling experience is as enjoyable and rewarding as it is successful and fulfilling.

Tracy SheppardWindermere Homes & Estates Welcomes Tracy Sheppard to their Del Mar office.

Who is Tracy?
Tracy was born and raised here in California and has lived in San Diego for 25 years. She has lives in Carmel Valley with her husband and children and her kids attend Torrey Pines High school and Canyon Crest Academy. She loves spending time with her teenagers and also loves the outdoors. She enjoys running, biking, hiking, tennis and taking her dog Bentley to the beach. She has volunteered at the YMCA and Boys & Girls Club as a Volleyball Coach, and loves volunteering with her church at a homeless shelter in Downtown San Diego. She knows San Diego well and has enjoyed working with clients through many real estate transactions.

Tracy’s Profile
Tracy’s passion for real estate began when she bought and sold homes even before she was a realtor. She loved the process of buying and selling so much that she decided to become a real estate professional. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Concordia University Irvine, and loves educating buyers and sellers on the process of purchasing or selling their home.

Why Choose Tracy?
She prides herself in having extensive knowledge of the North County San Diego area, after living here for 25 years. She is dedicated to providing her buyers all the information they need to navigate the purchasing process. She works with first time buyers as well as seasoned buyers and will walk each client through the purchasing process and treat each client as if they are her only client. She has successfully sold many homes here in San Diego, and will provide each listing with specialized service to make sure their home gets the maximum exposure which will ultimately bring the highest sale price. She works with clients to price their homes to effectively sell them for the highest price possible. She prides herself in communicating with her clients
through the sale process so that each seller is constantly aware of the activity going on during the listing/escrow process. Tracy has spent her career as a realtor perfecting her negotiation skills and will fight hard on your behalf to get you the results you desire in your transaction. She will provide honesty, integrity and loyalty to each client and will work hard to earn her clients’ referral. Tracy treats every home she sells as if it were her own home.

david johnson headshotWindermere Homes & Estates is excited to have David Johnson as a part of their Palm Desert team. David is a California transplant from Colorado when he moved here to play tennis at The College of the Desert. Loving the lifestyle, he decided to stay. Aside from playing tennis his whole life, David has been concentrating on real estate as a career for the past ten years, making him an expert in real estate across the Southern California region.

David values the recreational lifestyle that desert has to offer and loves connecting his clients with their needs and wants in their real estate goals. He’s also a part of the community in every sense of the phrase. David has two young children who attend Gerald Ford Elementary and the Montessori School of Palm Desert. He also loves flying and volunteers at a local fire station.

Thanks to his love for tennis, David is very familiar with many of the communities in the Coachella Valley. He’s excited to be able to offer his expertise in real estate and communities with future clients!

JuneJolleyPhoto Windermere Homes & Estates is excited to have June Jolley as a part of their Palm Desert office! For over 25 years, June Jolley has been representing buyers and sellers of luxury homes, custom homesites, and upscale weekend-get-aways, behind the gates of La Quinta’s most prestigious golf course and residential communities.

Without question, her dedication and commitment to her clients, along with her extra care and personal touch, has earned her the highest praise from her many clients…who have been a constant source of referrals throughout her career.  

June is an intelligent, dynamic Real Estate Professional who knows how to create, negotiate, and close the best deal for her clients. She’s proved it…with nearly $300 Million in personal transactions. Her years of marketing and sales experience is second to none.  

Known for simply being One of The Best Realtors in the desert, June prides herself on providing the best quality service available to her clients. Her niche: She lists a few exceptional homes, rather than an exceptional number, so she has the time to pay utmost attention to getting her listings sold, and finding the perfect home for hers buyers.

Her marketing expertise as a Realtor and years ago in the Corporate World as Director of Marketing for Max Factor Cosmetics, is beyond compare. Combine that with the unparalleled global marketing of Windermere Homes and Estates, you’ve got the best of the best to represent you in the desert.

If you are thinking of buying or selling  , and want Extraordinary Representation, call June Jolley today.  She doesn’t have a crystal ball, but when it comes to marketing your home for sale- she is an expert.

Tina Do RealtorWindermere Homes & Estates is proud to announce that Tina Do will now be representing the company out of the Del Mar office. As a San Diego real estate professional, Tina brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about selling and buying real estate. She has experience to help sellers, buyers, and investors with all their San Diego real estate needs. Whether it’s selling a property for a seller, or finding a dream home for a buyer, she approaches all challenges with the right mix of passion, creativity, integrity, and intensity to deliver the smooth successful transaction.

“Tina was very instrumental in selling our home. From the first time my wife and I met her, she displayed a very professional demeanor. She presented to us ‘matter-of-factly’ the options we had in selling our home of 17 years. She was very attentive, knowledgeable, honest, sensitive and forthcoming in how she sold our home. Tina carries with her our trust and appreciation! She is our very own Real Estate Agent! We highly recommend her in any of your real estate needs.” Trulia Review

Tina has loves working with first-time home buyers, Relocation buyers and sellers. She also is passionate about selling luxury homes, single family detached homes, condominiums, multi family homes, as well as short sales and foreclosures homes. Tina has earned her CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert), SFR (Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource), and SRS (Seller Representative Specialist) designations.

Tina is also fluent in Vietnamese and is ready to serve the community in all of future clients’ real estate needs! Make your dream a reality with Tina Do, she can be reached at [email protected] or by phone at 858-354-5194.

120927_jcs_092 2The Times of San Diego published an informative article written by our very own Chad Basinger! The Tax Benefits Every Homeowner Needs To Know About explains mortgage interest, property taxes, home improvements, home office deductions, and home energy tax credits. It’s a great resource for everyone this tax season.

Chad Basinger has held his CPA license since 1994, has his CFP Certificate, and has been a license Reatlor® since 2007, practicing in in San Diego County. In 2015, he was recognized in the top five of nearly 400 agents at Windermere Homes & Estates. Click on image to read!

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[/layout] [layout large=”Two Thirds”] Windermere Homes & Estates is thrilled to welcome Caryn Gildea to their team. Caryn is an experienced realtor, who has spent over the last decade devoted to helping home buyers find their dream homes. Clients have claimed loyalty to her stating, “While it can be overwhelming and stressful to purchase your first home, our experience was nothing but wonderful. Every home that she sent our way was personalized to every detail that we were looking for, and we found our dream home, she negotiated it perfectly. We have no problems on issues through the entire process. She was always available, in contact, and helpful beyond anything I would ever expect from a real estate agent. She listens carefully to her clients, and takes pride in finding the perfect home. She is honest, reliable, and has integrity and respect for her career. She is the only agent I will ever work with!” (Zillow Review)

Caryn prides herself on delivering a service of always doing what is in her clients’ best interest. She believes in honesty, trust and staying up-to-date with the latest trends in the real estate market. Most importantly, she understands how crucial it is to get her clients into their dream homes and on the seller’s side, the best offer for their properties. “Having an agent that is so involved in making her client’s needs her personal responsibilities really sets Caryn apart from her colleagues,” Rich Johnson, co-owner.
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Caryn is available to help you buy or sell your home with the highest level of expertise for your local market. Her office is based out of the Windermere Homes & Estates Fallbrook office located at 746 S Main Avenue, Fallbrook 92028. She can be contacted at 760-644-3322 or by email at [email protected].

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[/layout] [layout large=”Five Sixths”] Scott Ray and Associates and Windermere Homes & Estates has a new addition to their team, Lori Tran. Scott Ray has been a top producer in the San Diego market for 26 years with a proven track record of over 850 properties sold. His team specializes in Scripps Ranch, Poway, 4-S Ranch, Del Sur, Santaluz and Carmel Valley. Lori has recently joined the Scott Ray and Associates and is ready to bring an exceptional service to buyers and sellers. With Lori you are never alone in the real estate waters. She understands the unfamiliarity of the market and works hard to keep her clients informed through open communication and shared knowledge. Valuing honesty and integrity, she is always there for her clients and works to help them reach their real estate dreams. “We are extremely lucky to have an agent who sees the industry as a people business, not as a sales business. Lori Tran understands that the key to having a successful business is having happy clients. She is in it to see people in the homes they want to be in, not in the transactions that make her money,” Rich Johnson, co-owner of Windermere Homes & Estates.

Lori has been working in the San Diego real estate sector for a number of years and knows what it takes to make and close strong deals. As a natural business woman, she can anticipate unforeseen obstacles will walk hand-in-hand with her clients to get them through it.  Communication to Lori is a core value and she is always available to work around and with clients’ schedules. She is fluent in Chinese and Vietnamese, and especially loves helping clients bridge the gap between eastern and western cultures. She understands the importance of loyalty and works to ensure her clients come first.
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Lori is based out of the Rancho Bernardo Office located at 16783 Bernardo Center Drive in Rancho Bernardo. She can be reached at 858.729.8494 or by email at [email protected]. She’s at your service, home buyers!

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[/layout] [layout large=”Two Thirds”] Windermere Homes and Estates Welcomes Michael Carle to their Palm Desert office on El Paseo. Michael has recently joined and is ready to bring an exceptional service to buyers and sellers. With Michael you are never alone in the real estate waters. He understands the unfamiliarity of the market and works hard to keep his clients informed through open communication and shared knowledge. Valuing honesty and integrity, the work he puts forward is always for his clients to reach their real estate dreams. “We are extremely lucky to have an agent who understands the Southern California market as widespread as Michael Carle does,” Brian Gooding, co-owner.

Michael Carle started his Real Estate career in early 1995 working for a leading real estate company in Laguna Beach selling beachfront properties. Late 1997 he was giving an opportunity to move to the Desert and become the sales manager of Merano, a new home community that was being built. Once Michael moved here he quickly fell in love with the desert and the desert lifestyle, he sold out the development in late 1998 and moved to a leading Real Estate company here in Palm Desert to start his career in re-sale homes. Michael has been a successful listing agent here in the valley since his move into re-sales and has not looked back.
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Michael operates out of the Palm Desert office located at 73-725 El Paseo Drive Palm Desert, CA 92260. He can be reached at760.861.2328 or by email at [email protected] for any of your real estate needs!

Windermere Homes & Estates has added three amazing agents to their team! Welcome Marilee Lowe, Deborah Danko, and Douglas Brickell!

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[/layout] [layout large=”Two Thirds”] Marilee Lowe has lived and worked in Fallbrook since 1984 both as a business owner and community volunteer. She has served as a director on multiple boards including the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Merchants Association, R.E.I.N.S. Therapeutic Horsmanship Program, The Foundation for Senior Care, Vista Palomar Riders, and Fallbrook Riders, Inc. She has a love for real estate and for the equine community. Marilee has a passion for the rural lifestyle and is an expert in equine properties and Fallbrook communities.
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[/layout] [layout large=”Two Thirds”] Deborah Danko is an experienced real estate agent and her philosophy towards business is simple: Clients come first. She is in constant communication clients, keeping them informed throughout the entire buying or selling process. She believes that her clients are left with an amazing experience then she didn’t do her job. For Deborah, success is measured through the satisfaction of her clients.
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[/layout] [layout large=”Two Thirds”] Douglas Brickell is no stranger to the Fallbrook community. Having served as a fire fighter for many years he brings a unique perspective on the home buying and selling experience. Understanding that communication and knowledge are the keys to reaching real estate goals, and Douglass is constant in keeping open communication with clients and educates them on the essentials of the real estate process. He works hard to anticipate and take action on possible hurdles along the way and works for this clients with the utmost integrity.
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Marilee Lowe, Deborah Danko, and Douglas Brickell are all based out of the Windermere Homes & Estates, Fallbrook at 746 S Maine Avenue, Fallbrook and can be reach at (760) 936-8145.

Michael CarleWindermere Homes and Estates Welcomes Michael Carle to their Palm Desert office on El Paseo. Michael has recently joined and is ready to bring an exceptional service to buyers and sellers. With Michael you are never alone in the real estate waters. He understands the unfamiliarity of the market and works hard to keep his clients informed through open communication and shared knowledge. Valuing honesty and integrity, the work he puts forward is always for his clients to reach their real estate dreams. “We are extremely lucky to have an agent who understands the Southern California market as widespread as Michael Carle does,” Brian Gooding, co-owner.

Michael Carle started his Real Estate career in early 1995 working for a leading real estate company in Laguna Beach selling beachfront properties. Late 1997 he was giving an opportunity to move to the Desert and become the sales manager of Merano, a new home community that was being built. Once Michael moved here he quickly fell in love with the desert and the desert lifestyle, he sold out the development in late 1998 and moved to a leading Real Estate company here in Palm Desert to start his career in re-sale homes. Michael has been a successful listing agent here in the valley since his move into re-sales and has not looked back.

Michael operates out of the Palm Desert office located at 73-725 El Paseo Drive Palm Desert, CA 92260. He can be reached at760.861.2328 or by email at [email protected] for any of your real estate needs!

lori_tran_hs_200Scott Ray and Associates and Windermere Homes & Estates has a new addition to their team, Lori Tran. Scott Ray has been a top producer in the San Diego market for 26 years with a proven track record of over 850 properties sold. His team specializes in Scripps Ranch, Poway, 4-S Ranch, Del Sur, Santaluz and Carmel Valley. Lori has recently joined the Scott Ray and Associates and is ready to bring an exceptional service to buyers and sellers. With Lori you are never alone in the real estate waters. She understands the unfamiliarity of the market and works hard to keep her clients informed through open communication and shared knowledge. Valuing honesty and integrity, she is always there for her clients and works to help them reach their real estate dreams. “We are extremely lucky to have an agent who sees the industry as a people business, not as a sales business. Lori Tran understands that the key to having a successful business is having happy clients. She is in it to see people in the homes they want to be in, not in the transactions that make her money,” Rich Johnson, co-owner of Windermere Homes & Estates.

Lori has been working in the San Diego real estate sector for a number of years and knows what it takes to make and close strong deals. As a natural business woman, she can anticipate unforeseen obstacles will walk hand-in-hand with her clients to get them through it. Communication to Lori is a core value and she is always available to work around and with clients’ schedules. She is fluent in Chinese and Vietnamese, and especially loves helping clients bridge the gap between eastern and western cultures. She understands the importance of loyalty and works to ensure her clients come first.

Lori is based out of the Rancho Bernardo Office located at 16783 Bernardo Center Drive in Rancho Bernardo. She can be reached at 858.729.8494 or by email at [email protected] She’s at your service, home buyers!

caryn_gildea-color_400Windermere Homes & Estates is thrilled to welcome Caryn Gildea to their team. Caryn is an experienced realtor, who has spent over the last decade devoted to helping home buyers find their dream homes. Clients have claimed loyalty to her stating, “While it can be overwhelming and stressful to purchase your first home, our experience was nothing but wonderful. Every home that she sent our way was personalized to every detail that we were looking for, and we found our dream home, she negotiated it perfectly. We have no problems on issues through the entire process. She was always available, in contact, and helpful beyond anything I would ever expect from a real estate agent. She listens carefully to her clients, and takes pride in finding the perfect home. She is honest, reliable, and has integrity and respect for her career. She is the only agent I will ever work with!” (Zillow Review)

Caryn prides herself on delivering a service of always doing what is in her clients’ best interest. She believes in honesty, trust and staying up-to-date with the latest trends in the real estate market. Most importantly, she understands how crucial it is to get her clients into their dream homes and on the seller’s side, the best offer for their properties. “Having an agent that is so involved in making her client’s needs her personal responsibilities really sets Caryn apart from her colleagues,” Rich Johnson, co-owner.

Caryn is available to help you buy or sell your home with the highest level of expertise for your local market. Her office is based out of the Windermere Homes & Estates Fallbrook office located at 746 S Main Avenue, Fallbrook 92028. She can be contacted at 760-644-3322 or by email at [email protected]

dawn_surprenant_400Windermere Homes and Estates is reaching new heights with new agents and Dawn Suprenant, is an exciting addition to the company’s growth. At Windermere Homes & Estates, we foster an environment that grows a community and realtors who are ready to take on the market by storm. Dawn encompasses all that and more. She values the beauty and lifestyle of the California coast and as a teacher by trade before her real estate career switch, Dawn puts educating her clients on the market and the real estate process first.

“It’s always exciting to have new talent in your company, especially with someone who is a constant professional and understands hard work. Dawn will be successful, I am more than confident in that and the reason for that success is going to be because she is a hard worker and understands the importance keeping clients informed with updates and knowledge,” says Rich Johnson, co-owner.

Dawn is a University of Arizona Almuni – Go Wildcats! She is based out of the Scripps Ranch Office and is appreciative of any inquiries/questions about the real estate market in the greater San Diego region.

lori_lynch_400Windermere Homes & Estates is delighted to have signed on a new agent to their Aviara (Carlsbad) office. Lori Lynch joins the company with 15 years of real estate knowledge and experience. Originally from Sacramento, California Lori has been calling San Diego “home” for the past 25 years and is a full on So-Cal girl now. She has always been recognized for having excellent customer service skills, a tremendous work ethic, and always keeping a positive attitude.

Lori is a saleswoman by trade and consistently ranks in the top 5% amongst her peers. At her previous company she was the #1 salesperson in the Southern California Division. She is also consistent in customer satisfaction, receiving 98% or higher on all customer service rates. Lori’s approach to working with clients is having open communication and ensuring that their needs and wants are being met during buying/selling process. She is an expert in relocation and has very strong negotiating skills. “Lori has extremely high energy and enthusiasm. She’s not just here to show homes, she’s here to put clients IN homes. She’s going to be a great addition to the team,” Brian Gooding, co-owner.

Prior to working in real estate, Lori worked as a government employee and has two kids. She is an Alumni of the Cal State University Sacramento and loves both the mountains and the beach. When she can’t hit the slopes, she can be found enjoying the sun and the beach. Lori’s office is located at 6965 El Camino Real Suite 107, Carlsbad 92009 and can be reached at 760.207.1648 or by email at [email protected]