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About Jim Newcomb
We asked people to desribe Jim Newcomb
in one word, postive or negative, and the results speak for themselves.
im 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).
real estate expertise includes sales of cabins and lakefronts from Crestline to Lake Arrowhead
, all the way up to Green Valley Lake.
has experience with probate sales, short sales, and foreclosures, and has conducted training courses on these "special situation" transactions for agents at Coldwell Banker.
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: SFR (Certified Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource) and CHS (Certified HAFA Specialist).
takes time to help Lake Arrowhead community
is active in the Lake Arrowhead Community, volunteering his
time as the local Scoutmaster (Eagle Scout, Wood Badge, Vigil Honor, Silver Beaver recipient).
is active in the Recreation & Parks District as one of the Lake Arrowhead Advisory Representatives, as well as the past 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.
is a level llI Sommelier, and a certified Wine Educator with theInternational Sommelier Guild
...needless to say, a BIG wine enthusiast and student/teacher...a passion he
loves to share on his
wine blog http://www.TheSommelierUpdate.com
Graduate, Jim Newcomb
As a student of life, he feels proud and priveleged to be an alumni of The USC Marshall 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
family enjoy backpacking, mountain climbing, skiing, fine wine, fine dining, traveling, and collecting Native American artwork.
wife, Jean, works at the Arrowhead Animal Hospital
, as a veterinary technician.
oldest son (Jon) is currently a captain in the U.S. Air Force, and a flight instructor at Laughlin Air Base, Texas.
youngest son (Matt) attends San Diego State University
as a Marine Biology major.
To contact Jim
, call (909) 336-7981, or e-mail : JimLNewcomb@aol.com.