Windermere Homes & Estates
Broker Of Record | DRE Lic# #00697783
jimberns@windermere.com | 858-695-7680
Master's Degree
5th Time Broker Of The Year
Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB)
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
Expert Witness California Superior Courts
Chair of Grievance Committee
SDAR Risk Management Committee: Current Member
NSDCAR Risk Management Committee: Current Member
Lifetime Instructor Credential: The California Community Colleges
Professional Speaker (on Short Sales) to Realtor, Tax and Attorney Groups

Discover why 400 agents have decided to join forces with Windermere Homes & Estates throughout Southern California. Windermere has always focused on three basic principles: hire the best people; give them the best tools; create thriving communities. It’s not rocket science, but it has worked pretty well for us!

Fastest Growing Real Estate Brokerage in California | Most Trusted Brand West Of The Mississippi | Over A Billion Dollars of Sales Volume in 2015.

Agent Testimonials

Our Brand: Why Windermere?


Education & Training

Windermere has developed a proven process for professional development and works hand-in-hand with management and ownership to facilitate all of your education needs, no matter your experience level. If you are just starting out, our pre-license course is just the first step. Once hired you’ll be coached through a strategic and custom-tailored Track to Success from day one. If you’re an experienced agent, we have courses and personal training to help you propel your business to the next level. Relationships are at the core of our business model and value structure, and we believe this starts with our students and then carries over to our agents and, most importantly, your customers. We care about your success because it is a direct reflection of our own, and we are committed to giving you the training and education you need to be competitive in today’s fast-paced market.

Awards & Recognitions

Windermere Homes & Estates awarded brokerage achievement of excellence 2016. Windermere Homes & Estates was honored to be the first recipient of the new annual SDAR (San Diego Association of Realtors®) Brokerage Achievement of Excellence Award. This prestigious award was given to Windermere Homes & Estates for their standard of ethics, their commitment to compliance and their high regards for running their business.

Fastest growing Real Estate Brokerage in all of California in 2015. Windermere Homes & Estates (San Diego Homes & Estates) was named the fastest growing real estate brokerage in all of California based on growth and number of agents conducted by First Tuesday Journal. This chart shows the percentage change in the number of licensed agents employed by California’s 60 largest brokerages from December 2014 to December 2015.

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