Meet Jim Newcomb,
Real Estate Broker/Realtor certified SFR, FTBS, CHS
We asked people to desribe Jim Newcomb in one word, postive or negative, and the results speak for themselves. Jim Newcomb moved to Lake Arrowhead from the Bay Area, but is a Southern California native, growing up in Manhattan Beach (and living in Salt Lake City, Utah, as well as Antioch, CA). He has over 30 years of sales, marketing, merchandising, and negotiating experience, and is a Licensed Real Estate Broker. He completed training at Loan Officer School in 2006, and has experience as a mortgage consultant (working for a time at Arrowhead Home Loans). His real estate expertise includes sales of cabins and lakefronts from Crestline to Lake Arrowhead, all the way up to Green Valley Lake. He has experience with probate sales, short sales, and foreclosures, and has conducted training courses on these “special situation” transactions for agents at Coldwell Banker. He has extensive experience with corporate clients on both the listing and buying sides for corporate retreats. He is certified as a Coldwell Banker Previews Property Specialist (a designation for agents who specialize in luxury residential properties), as well a Certified Negotiation Specialist, a Certified e-Marketing Specialist, and the most recent certifications: FTBS (First Time Buyer Specialist), SFR (Certified Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource) and CHS (Certified HAFA Specialist).
Jim Newcomb takes time to help Lake Arrowhead community
Jim is active in the Lake Arrowhead Community, volunteering his time as the mountain’s Boy Scout Commissioner (Eagle Scout, Wood Badge, Vigil Honor, Silver Beaver recipient). He was active in the Recreation & Parks District as one of the Lake Arrowhead Advisory Representatives, as well as the President of the Rim Recreation Foundation (a non profit 501c3 corporation that supports the park district). His family has volunteered at the local wildlife rehabilitation Center: Wildhaven Ranch, and is currently the President/founder of the “Arrowhead Wine Enthusiasts” club, and the Gourmet Wine & Dine Club. He is a level III Sommelier, and a certified Wine Educator with the International Sommelier Guild …needless to say, a BIG wine enthusiast and student/teacher…a passion he loves to share on his #1 ranked wine blog http://www.TheSommelierUpdate.com
USC Graduate, Jim Newcomb
As a student of life, he feels proud and privileged to be an alumni of The USC School of Business, Fight on!
In his “past life”, Jim was in numerous mangement positions in consumer products, with Stouffer Foods Corporation and the Western Sales Director for the JB Williams Company, Inc. (overseeing 13 western sales offices and following Alberstons and Safeway business nationally).
The Jim Newcomb family
Jim and his family enjoy backpacking, mountain climbing, skiing, fine wine, fine dining, traveling, and collecting Native American artwork. His wife, Jean, works at the Arrowhead Animal Hospital, as a veterinary technician. His oldest son (Jon) is a captain in the U.S. Air Force, and stationed at Fairchild Air Base. His youngest son (Matt) is a Marine Biology Instructor at Sea Camp San Diego.
To contact Jim, call (909) 336-7981, or e-mail : [email protected].
Scouting: Timeless Values…
…Expect the same from your Realtor!
Wouldn’t you rather have an Eagle Scout representing you in your largest financial decisions?