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The Broker Network

BRE# 00961100
(760) 644-3763
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Larry McKenzie has 27 years in local Valley Center, Pauma Valley, and Escondido Real Estate experience. He currently works at The Broker Network, and has been Realtor of the Year twice in Valley Center (2005 and 2012) and once in Escondido (2003).

Larry has lived in North County since 1961. He has been selling Real Estate in San Diego County since 1987. Larry lives above Lake Wohlford with his wife of 32 years Janet.

"I believe in making myself available to clients whenever I'm needed. I routinely take meetings and answer calls not only during the day, but outside of conventional working hours. I understand that accommodating clients and potential buyers is a big part of being good at what I do, and I'm willing to work hard to earn your business."

DIANE CONAWAY - Vice President
RE/MAX United

BRE# 01207791
(760) 749-2888

Diane Conaway has been a real estate broker serving North County and especially Valley Center for 18 years. She and her husband, Duane, a general contractor, have 2 sons who have grown up in Valley Center. The family believes in giving back to this wonderful community and has been very involved in the VC Music Boosters for many years. They are continuing their community involvement with the VC Community Aid Group.

A REALTOR since 1996, Diane's genuine, caring attitude has helped families just like yours make an exciting and smooth transition when buying or selling their homes. Her proven approach and family values have earned her the respect of clients and colleagues alike. As a result, much of her business comes from referrals from past clients. Diane's experience includes 1031 Exchanges, Short Sales, Foreclosures, Relocation, Investment Properties, Luxury Homes as well as Horse Properties. Diane is a skilled negotiator, working for her clients to obtain the best possible terms. Diane obtained her Broker's License in 2006 enabling her to provide property management services including rentals, move-out rehabs and property conditioning for resale

JOHN YEAGER - Treasurer
Summit Mortgage

NMLS# 219612
(760) 749-8931

John Yeager is the Valley Center Branch Manager for Summit Mortgage. John has over 30 Years experience in Real Estate and Real Estate lending. John was the 2012 Recipient of Valley Centers Golden Circle of Associated Professionals and Affiliates award.

"Over my years in the mortgage industry, I have earned the trust and referrals of many families and real estate professionals in our community. Iíve built my business by providing great communication, fast approvals and consistent on-time closings, all delivered with the highest level of local personal service. Together with my Summit Mortgage team, you can look forward to working with some of the top professionals in the industry, dedicated to providing a level of service and communication that is second to none. We consider it an honor and a privilege to assist our clients with one of the largest financial transactions of their lives and we look forward to serving you and your family soon. If you have any other questions about our products and services, please feel free to give me a call today."

SUZIE DURANT - Secretary
Krueger Realty

BRE# 01155527
(760) 802-2345

Suzie Durant knows the special fulfillment that home ownership offers, and her purpose is to understand the client's concerns and questions and deliver information and results. Real estate is by its very nature local. As a native resident of Southern California, Suzie knows the local market inside and out. After spending almost 15 years in the escrow, title insurance and real estate business, she relocated her home and office from the South Bay/Harbor area of Los Angeles to San Diego County.

Suzie's business philosophy can be summed up in one word...service. With decades of experience in the real estate industry, I am committed to a smarter, more efficient way of conducting business - a practice that puts the customer first. Her goal is to stay in communication - after all, the client is her priority!

Pauma/Valley Insurance Agency, Inc.

LIC# 0662677
(760) 749-2493

Brandon Strausbaugh, a lifetime Valley Center resident, began his career in the insurance industry at Pauma/Valley Insurance Agency, Inc. in 2007. As a Licensed Agent and Certified Insurance Counselor, Brandon now manages the agency and writes all lines of insurance including Business/Commercial Policies, Workers Comp., Homeowners, Auto, Life, Health and more.

In his community, Brandon is an active member of Rotary and has served as an Ambassador, Vice President and President of the Valley Center Chamber of Commerce. In his spare time Brandon loves to snowboard and route on his two favorite sports teams, the San Diego Padres & Chargers!"


Krueger Realty

BRE# 01150606
(760) 535-8822

Bob Hunsaker leads a group of dedicated professionals at Krueger Realty in Valley Center who are committed to serving their clients. Bob brings decades of construction and land development experience, professional contacts and local real estate knowledge to the table to lead the Krueger Realty Team and meet the needs of clients. The Krueger Realty team specializes in Inland North County real estate.

An experienced and effective negotiator, Bob has been a licensed real estate agent since 1993. Honesty, hard work and dedication to the client drive Hunsaker to take treat every transaction with professional commitment. Bob maintains, "when assisting with a real estate transaction, I never forget what an important decision it is for a client."

Bob brings decades of construction and land development experience, builder/developer/professional contacts, and local real estate knowledge to the table. Bob observes, "We're not the tiny local office with limited market exposure, yet our expertise is local. We're not the giant listing mill that won't give you the attention you need and deserve, yet we're highly productive. We're really the best of both worlds for our customers".

Krueger Realty

BRE# 01065268
(760) 807-5753

Doug Perkett moved with his family to Valley Center searching for the slower, simpler lifestyle found in a rural community. With a background involving construction and real estate, Doug has a great deal to offer his clients.

Upon graduating from San Diego State University with a business administration/real estate degree, he was eligible for, and passed, the state real estate brokers license exam. Doug also has experience in the real estate lending industry, having sold purchase and refinance loans for two years.

For fifteen years, he assisted in providing high-end custom home and remodeling services to the North County area. His responsibilities included the marketing and sales services for his company's custom home projects.

Call Doug to enlist his productive and energetic approach to real estate!

Carrington Real Estate Services

BRE# 00702689
(760) 420-8057

Dottie Christensen

"Iím a native of San Diego (my fatherís family came here in 1912). Iíve been a lifelong horse owner, breeder, trainer, etc., and currently live in Valley Center. I graduated from Mt. Miguel High, and Orange Coast College. I got my Real estate license in 1979 and have been involved in the Real Estate industry since. I have sold both new and resale residential real estate, mapped subdivisions, large horse ranches, and vacant land throughout the County. Iíve actually been heard saying that my service area is from DeLuz to Dulzera and from Ranchita to Nestor. (Iíve actually listed and sold properties in all of those areas). Iím a strong buyerís agent, and love working with first time buyers. Iím also a very accomplished listing agent, and specialize in country properties. Iím on the boards of Valley Center Vaqueros, Friends of Hell Hole Canyon and Valley Center Trails Association. Iím an active member of Valley Center Kiwanis and sing with the Rancho Bernardo Chorale. I have 3 children (all grown), 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren! (I obviously started very young!)."

Shoemaker Realty

BRE# 01160068
(760) 802-3118

Frank Shoemaker has been active in the Valley Center real estate community since 1993. He served on the V.C. Planning Board for years and has worked on many of the proposals that have come before the Board prior to being submitted to the County of San Diego. As a land owner and grower he is knowledgeable about land usage. He is a husband and father and active in his Church and the Boy Scouts.

Every client is the most important client and is given his full attention and consideration. As the Broker for Shoemaker Realty he is responsible for each and every Real Estate Agent in the office. In addition to his California Department of Real Estate designation as Broker he holds a GRI.

Krueger Realty

BRE# 01457509
(760) 855-0345

Lisa Ballard specializes in ranches, land and custom home sales, providing professional photography. This is crucial when marketing your home, as you only get one chance to make a good first impression. Professional staging services are also available.

Lisa's energetic personality coupled with her business savvy and knowledge of the real estate market in San Diego County makes her the proven choice for your real estate needs. Give her a call!


BRE# 01918284
(760) 420-8057

Hello I am Krystal Lane - REALTOR with SDHomes. I was born in Poway, graduated from Mt Carmel High School, then from SDSU. I have lived all over San Diego but recently moved to Valley Center to raise my family in a Wholesome Community. In my spare time I love hanging outside with my husband and two young boys enjoying sunny San Diego.

I have been watching the real estate market change so much in the last few years and more importantly the last 6 months. It is definitely a great time to get into the market, or upgrade your space.

I represent buyers, sellers and investors but what sets me apart from most agents is I only work with a few clients at a time, the market is changing rapidly, you need a REALTOR that is available around your schedule to help navigate the competitive market we are in. Call/text/email- whatever you prefer! I look forward to helping you find your next home.

Chicago Title
(760) 715-2882

Greg Whistler is a Sales Rep with Chicago Title & Escrow.

Chicago Title has a long and rich history serving real estate professionals, lenders, attorneys, and their clients with comprehensive, accurate title and escrow information, services and products.

"Greg was the ultimate Title Professional. While many reps came by to offer their services, Greg was there to offer to help you build your business. This is what separates the professional title persons who can build a partnership from the ones who "just drop by". Greg will help you become successful. I would chose him for any future business. "

Great Dane Realty
BRE# 01004681
(760) 741-3536

Barbara Ford an experienced real estate professional can provide you with these necessary resources and help guide you in making a decision that is right for you.

"Choosing the right real estate agent is the first step in purchasing or selling a home. When it comes to deciding on an agent to work with, itís all about the details. From suggesting mortgage lenders to explaining signing papers, I am here to make this normally daunting experience a smooth and successful transaction. My goal is to assist you in finding that perfect home. Whether you want a big backyard or a 3-car garage I will find you that special property. And my experience will ensure that you are satisfied. Please donít hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns about current listings, financing options, the market in general, or any other way I may be of service to you. I look forward to working with you and fulfilling all of your real estate needs.."


Shoemaker Realty
BRE# 00793496
(760) 445-1723

Joyce Holmes is a country-woman at heart, and enjoys living the ďCountry LifestyleĒ that Valley Center offers. Serving Valley Center for 20 years in sales, rentals and specializing in horse properties. She is actively connected in the Valley Center Community. She has been and continues to be the, Chairwoman for the Valley Center Rodeo for 15 years, and a member of the, Valley Center Optimists.

Joyce has been a Broker since 1980 and a consistent award-winning producer. Her commitment and drive to achieve her clients' goals, as well as her own, have been proven. Her caring service and close adherence to the ethical standards are integral to her character. Representing Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, her clients find her trustworthy and easy to confide in, knowing that she will do her utmost to meet all of their Real Estate needs.

The Heritage Escrow Company
(760) 504-1483

Marissa Tuer is the North County Sales Executive for The Heritage Escrow Company. She is a dedicated professional with a ďservice firstĒ attitude whose level of attention to client satisfaction is sure to exceed expectations. She thrives on challenges that put her years of experience in sales and marketing to use.

Marissaís greatest strength is her ability to connect with people, and develop authentic relationships. Growing up, she would frequently visit friends and family in Valley Center. In her free time, Marissa enjoys staying active by running and hiking, and spending time with her husband and family.


First American Title
(760) 703-1597

Kim Beukelman has been in the title and escrow industry for 22 years in the North county area. My husband and I moved our family to Valley Center 13 years ago; we have 2 boys that have graduated from Valley Center High School and love the home town feel that Valley Center provides.

I am fortunate to work for First American Title within the community in which I live and I am committed to provide you with superior service along with the very best products and services in the business.

If I can answer or help with any of your title and/or escrow needs regarding your home here in Valley Center please feel free to call or email me.

Krueger Realty

BRE# 00660154
(760) 638-0312

Garry Farmer has held a CA real estate license since 1979. After 25 years of service, he retired from the U.S. Army as a Lt.Col., where he was an Airborne Infantry Officer/Army Aviator. He earned a Masters Degree in Agronomy from the University of Idaho. For over 15 years, Garry owned Farmers' Flowers, a wholesale flower producer in Valley Center.

Garry is an avid golfer and organizes the annual Valley Center Real Estate Annual Scholarship Golf tournament, with all proceeds underwriting community children's activities. Garry enjoys working with real estate sellers and buyers. With his well-rounded background, he guides clients carefully through each transaction. Simply put, he performs to the fullest for his clients.

The Broker Network
BRE# 01387853
(760) 715-7249

Brian Williams
I grew up in Escondido and never found a better place to live! I have been selling real estate since 2002 and have loved taking on every challenge that has come my way.

I would love the opportunity to apply for the position of being your Broker.

Sun Country Properties
BRE# 01155733
(619) 871-4521

John Marko an experienced real estate professional with Sun Country Properties.



NMLS# 315848
(760) 518-9839

I have worked in the real estate finance industry since 1988. But when I started working in the reverse mortgage industry in 2003, I realized what a valuable asset the program is to our aging population. This is a niche near and dear to my heart. Iíve witnessed dramatic lifestyle improvements, and sometimes that simply means relieving financial stress from someoneís life.

Iíve had the privilege of guiding older homeowners through the reverse mortgage process. All of my clients are so thankful and relieved at what this program has done for their quality of life. I strive to educate people about the intricacies of this loan program, showing different ways to achieve their best solution. Getting to know my clients gives me insight into how to tailor the loan to specifically meet their needs.

I love to spend time with my family & friends. My parents and brothers still live close by so we spend a lot of time together. My daughter and her family are in Pasadena, so I make the trek to see my grandchildren (3) often!


Krueger Realty
BRE# 02023899
(760) 975-7085


Since 2005, Krista Hubbard has assisted families find their first home, relocate, invest - or simply make a successful real estate change. When it comes to serving her clients, Krista is all about "energy, dedication and availability".

As your local real estate agent, Krista provides the personal commitment, integrity, respect, market knowledge and professionalism that you deserve. After all, at the end of any transaction the most important thing is that you truly feel that your expectations were met. Krista's commitment to you is to exceed those expectations. For these reasons, when the time comes to buy, sell or invest in a home in and around North County . . . put your confidence in Krista Hubbard. Call today to begin the fulfillment of your next real estate dream.

Oakwood Escrow
(858) 217-5268

Pam Lawrence brings to Oakwood over 15 years of escrow experience. She loves that her job allows her to help people achieve their dreams! Her goal is to make the Real Estate transaction enjoyable and less intimidating for her clients.

Pam has lived in Ramona for 14 years and thoroughly loves the country lifestyle and people. On the weekends you can find her hanging with her dog, listening to country music and maybe even going to the rodeo!

She also loves to camp in the mountains with her RV and is excited for her new venture at Oakwood Escrow!

Krueger Realty
BRE# 01983545
(760) 532-4619

Kim Cucinella, a lifetime Valley Center resident, began her journey in Real Estate right out of college. After many years of working with children within our small town and Foster Homes throughout San Diego County, Kim made the decision to Keep it Local with her Real Estate Career. Kim received her BA in Human Development with a concentration in Children Services, a minor in Psychology, a Life Coach Certification, the benefit of many hours of college real estate classes, and logged over 400 hours of volunteer credit working with at-risk children and foster organizations. Kim has found herself, at least 3 days a week, continuing to work with many at-risk children throughout the county. I guess you can say Kim has a soft spot in her heart for kids.

Needless to say, Kim is energetic, thoughtful and bright - qualities that make her a successful real estate agent and a valuable asset to any client. Her 2016 real estate sales data prove this, but meeting her will even better convince you that she's the one to help you achieve your real estate goals. Give Kim a call at 760-532-4619 today.

Precision Residential Realty
BRE# 01301793
(760) 703-9888

Jonette Durham
I’ve been serving clients in the San Diego County areas for almost 18 years now.  I was born and raised in Escondido, CA. Graduated from Orange High School in 1986.  My daughter Brooke & Son Troy both grew up in the Valley Center school district and graduated from VC High school.

Whether you are a first-time buyer, a buyer moving up or seasoned investor. I have the knowledge and experience to guide you through the purchasing process. If you are a home owner looking to sell, I will help negotiate the best price and terms for your property, as well as provide extensive marketing for your home. I have experience in foreclosures, short sales, luxury homes and properties all over North San Diego and Riverside County. I look forward to providing you with excellent service in all your real estate needs.

License #910672
(760) 751-2293

Welcome to McKenna Septic & Sewer Services. Founded in 1930, we are one of the oldest and most respected septic and sewer contractors in San Diego. McKenna Septic & Sewer Services is a full service licensed, experienced and professional septic and sewer installation, maintenance and repair company.

We specialize in Septic, Sewer, and Plumbing services. Our septic services include septic pumping, septic system design, and advanced treatment solutions as well as replacements, repairs, preventive maintenance and installations. Our technicians and team has a wealth of experience and knowledge. All our technicians are Bonded and Insured and are continually trained on new equipment and the latest technology so they get the job done right the first time.

We take the time necessary to listen to your needs to create solutions that match each individual customer within their budget. Whether you are in the market for a complete installation/conversion or need a repair, our friendly staff can assist you in any way. Our #1 goal is customer satisfaction. Our commitment is to provide reliable, quality service for you!

Oakwood Escrow
(760) 994-8471

Jamie Waldon has been a team player in the real estate industry for over sixteen years. She started her real estate career in title insurance sales and is excited to now be on the independent escrow side. She made her mark in the industry by creating educational classes for real estate. Jamie feels that knowledge is power and you should never stop striving to learn new things.

Prior to real estate Jamie had a highly successful sales career in gourmet food, corporate training, motivational speaking and the art of customer service.

Jamie is commited to problem solving, team work and supporting the escrow process with all parties involved. She has a keen ear for listening and directing all parties in a positive, compassionate and sincere direction.

Jamie has a lifelong passion for working on and restoring old homes. Her curent project is a 1947 home in Julian. She loves spending time with her family which now includes three amazing grandchildren. Jamie is commited to a positive and happy perpective on life which is why she is the perfect fit for the Oakwood sales team.
Lawyers Title
(760) 580-9635

Rob Klein is an Account Executive at Lawyers Title


The Heritage Escrow Company
(760) 705-3112

The Heritage Escrow Company is proud to have Teresa Herrera as a part of the family. Teresa has over 23 years of experience and has spent the last 10+ years as an Escrow Officer where she has handled many types of transactions including Commercial Escrows and Construction Financing. She finds her career in escrow very satisfying as she helps her clients make their dreams come true.

Teresa was born and raised in Michigan, but moved to California when she began her escrow career. She currently lives in Valley Center with her two sons. They enjoy having fun outdoors including spending time at the beach. Teresa also spends much of her spare time cooking, shopping and antiquing.


The Heritage Escrow Company
(760) 705-3109

The Heritage Escrow Company is proud to have Becky Metcalf as a part of the Escondido office. Becky has been working in escrow for over 24 years in North San Diego County. In the beginning of her career she worked in the Rancho Santa Fe area where her responsibilities included handling high liability transactions, which taught her to give ultimate attention to detail.

Her expertise includes resale transactions, refinances, commercial properties, vacant land, REO, short sales and 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges. She prides herself in giving excellent service and going above and beyond what is expected. Beckyís friendly demeanor and can-do attitude have opened many doors and won many referrals from pleased clients.

Becky has joined us from our sister company, First American Title. We are pleased to share all of the same financial and security protections that are available to First American Title clients.

The Heritage Escrow Company
(760) 739-9202

Alicia Bagby is the Branch Manager and Escrow Officer of The Heritage Escrow Company Escondido Branch. Alicia has provided escrow services in the Escondido & Valley Center area for over 30 years. She specializes in all types of transactions ranging from resale, refinance, short sales, REOís as well as having a unique expertise in escrows for manufactured homes.

Alicia is a dedicated professional with excellent technical skills and a ďservice firstĒ attitude. Her customer service goes above and beyond for her sellers, buyers and clients. Managing your escrow with personal attention is her first priority. Alicia and her assistant, Vanessa Nigm, are committed to exceeding your expectations.

You are in excellent hands working with this dynamic team. They look forward to earning a spot on your team and opening your next escrow!

Shoemaker Realty
BRE# 00613241

(760) 815-8596

Shirlyne Meeks is a former elementary school teacher for the Los Angeles Unified School Dist. She and her husband, Crawford, moved to Valley Center 17 years ago and they have enjoyed the relaxed country living style. Shirlyne has a a passion for art and literature. She is a past member of the Valley Center Art Assoc. and also started the the art group L'Art Des Femmes in Valley Center. She has been a member of the Valley Center Book Club for 6 years.

Business philosophy statement:
Selling properties in todayís market requires a lot of detailed follow-up which I enjoy doing. It is a challenging market and requires being constantly on top of the inventory. I pride myself in the excellent service that I provide for my clients


Jeana Boulos

Jessica Friedman

Jonette Durham

Daniel Persichetti

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