Paul Schumann has lived in Southern California since 1964 where he graduated high school in Montebello. He attended California State Long Beach where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry in 1971. Immediately following college, Paul joined a friend from college and began a career in Real Estate with innovative projects in Huntington Beach. BY 1976 he and a friend build 13 4-plexes and a 42.000 sqft office building. His hands on approach taught him much about the importance of building permits, variances and financing as he was the secretary treasurer of Andrus development. Trained in title insurance by Chicago title added to his ability to predict and solve complex easement problems.
Paul is a life-long learner and creative businessman. He owned and operated an auto repair shop. He learned about precious gems as he remodeled a jewelry store. In addition to being a licensed real estate broker since 1980, he has held securities licenses 6 and 63 and did mortgage loans alongside the sales of homes. He has also negotiated debt settlements for over hundreds of business owners.
Paul is often known as a problem solver. His unique ability to create win-win solutions makes him a valuable asset in negotiations.
Understanding the importance of health and balance, Paul is also certified as a holistic health practitioner. His ability to pinpoint areas of stress and suggest holistic approaches often surprises people who only know his business skills.
Paul’s past wife and he were Foster parents to drug babies, earning an award from LA County for 5 years’ service.
Paul moved to San Diego County in 1987 to Oceanside, where he lived for 17 years. He lived in Vista until the crash of 2009. In 2011 he moved to Fallbrook and married his wife in 2014. Paul loves animals. He is often called an “animal whisperer” because of his uncanny abilities. Dogs, cats, birds and horses are attracted to Paul. While he doesn’t currently have a horse, he has never stopped wearing his signature cowboy hat. He loves showing horse properties and meeting animal family members.
Paul’s core values are integrity, service and listening to client’s needs. He works out of the Windermere office in Fallbrook. He joined Windermere because of their integrity and their support for both agents and clients. It is important to be knowledgeable and put the client’s needs first.
“So much experience, it’s easy to see that Paul has a lot to offer. He knows so many aspects of our industry, is a great resource for clients and other realtors alike. Pair that with his love of animals and people? Unbeatable combination. We’re lucky he chose to join our Fallbrook office,” says Brian Gooding, co-owner of Windermere Homes & Estates.
About Windermere Real Estate
Southern California-based Windermere Homes & Estates is the fastest growing real estate brokerage in California in 2015, according to industry magazine First Tuesday Journal. In just over 4 years, co-owners Rich Johnson and Brian Gooding have opened 18 offices and have had over 400 agents join their team. Their newest achievement, 2016 Brokerage Achievement of Excellence, was awarded to them by the San Diego Association of Realtors® (SDAR). Windermere Homes & Estates was honored to be the first recipient of the new annual SDAR Award given for standard of ethics, commitment to compliance and high regards for running their business.
Windermere Real Estate is ranked the largest regional real estate company in the Western U.S. with over 300 offices and 6,000 agents serving communities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Mexico. Last year, Windermere closed over 86,000 sides for more than $31.7 billion in dollar volume. The Windermere family has a proud heritage of serving our neighbors via the Windermere Foundation which funds services for low-income and homeless families. Since 1989, the Windermere Foundation has contributed more than 33 million dollars towards improving lives in the communities where we live and work. For more information, visit www.windermere.com.