January 29th, 2015 at 8:15 am


David M. Cabot, our President and CEO, has been ranked No. 31 in the 2014 Swanepoel Power 200 list, a comprehensive roster of leading CEOs and senior executives whose leadership and experience drive the industry and their organizations.

“The SP200 serves to identify those leaders that impact and lead the residential real estate brokerage industry,” said Rob Hahn, Executive Editor of the Swanepoel Power 200. “We acknowledge their enormous influence and contribution to our industry by detailing their role in improving the overall home buying transaction and the real estate business in particular.”

“I am honored to be listed among the accomplished executives on the Swanepoel Power 200,” Cabot said. “And I am pleased to note that another 21 executives from HomeServices of America, our parent company, also are on the list. Their contribution to our collective success is an ongoing source of pride for the entire organization.”

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December 8th, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Kevin Williamson

Kevin Williamson, a 13-year real estate professional, has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties as manager of the 52-agent Rancho Bernardo location. He’s relocated with his family to Rancho Bernardo from his hometown, Riverside, after managing a large real estate office in Rancho Cucamonga the past three years. He was previously manager and a top-producing agent at another large real estate firm in Riverside County.

“Kevin has a deep understanding of the real estate market, especially the new technologies that help agents grow their business,” said David M. Cabot, President and CEO of San Diego-based Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties. “He is known for creating a culture of ethical, professional licensed agents in his offices, and we are extremely pleased that he has decided to join us.”

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December 8th, 2014 at 10:00 am

Cliff Helbock

“Low-key but powerful” is how people in the real industry describe him, Cliff Helbock says. A look at his 30-year track record proves them right.

Helbock, broker/manager of the Escondido office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, has paved the way to successful careers for hundreds of licensed agents.

“I love to recruit, train and retrain agents,” he said. “Many of my agents have been with me 10 years or more. We have a very high retention rate in my office, about 95 percent year to year.

“I just love to see agents succeed. For me it’s almost better than getting paid to see their eyes light up when they get their first commission check or achieve their next goal.”

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December 4th, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Mary Lee Blaylock has joined our team as Senior Vice President and General Manager. The former President and CEO of HomeServices Relocation, Blaylock and her family have relocated to Poway from Minneapolis.

“Mary Lee’s strong customer focus, ability to work cross-functionally within the organization and drive to succeed are outstanding,” said David M. Cabot, President and CEO. “Her exceptional background of leadership and management positions our firm for continued growth and success.”


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December 2nd, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Another month has flown by and the holiday season is upon us. Although this is a busy time of year for everyone, we’d like to take a moment to welcome our newest agents. We’re pleased to have each one as part of our team.

Kevin Williamson – Kevin is a 13-year real estate professional and joins us as the manager of the Rancho Bernardo office. He has relocated to Rancho Bernardo from Riverside, his hometown, after managing a large real estate office in Rancho Cucamonga the past three years. He previously was manager and a top-producing agent at another large real estate firm in Riverside County.

Edward Darcel – Edward joins our San Diego Downtown Gaslamp office as a REALTOR®. His background in contracting construction gives him a unique perspective on the subtle details that go into quality home construction. “I’ve always had a real interest in homes, both the building and aesthetic qualities,” he said. “I also genuinely enjoy working with people and I look forward to helping families find their new homes.”

William Starling – We’re proud to welcome Bill Starling, REALTOR®-Broker Associate, to the La Mesa/El Cajon office. “Bill brings a level of true professionalism to our office,” said Branch Manager Chuck Sackett. “His commitment to helping his clients reach their goals is an inspiration and exemplifies the very best qualities of the people who work in our industry.”

Catherine Maranca – North San Diego County business professional Catherine Maranca has joined the Rancho Santa Fe Village office as REALTOR®-Sales Associate. “Catherine has a true love for architecture, interior design and homebuilding, and decided to marry all these areas in her career by transitioning to real estate from corporate technology,” said Rancho Santa Fe Village Office Manager Herb Josepher.

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