James  Newcomb, Broker Associate in Lake Arrowhead, Windermere

James Newcomb

Broker Associate

DRE Lic. #01367225


Lake Arrowhead

WRE SoCal, Inc.
28200 Highway 189 #F240-19

Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352

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 40 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, lots, docks and lakefronts from Crestline to Green Valley Lake, with a focus on Lake Arrowhead. He has experience with probate sales, short sales, and foreclosures.  He has extensive experience with corporate clients on both the listing and buying sides, for corporate retreats. Prior to moving to Windermere, Jim spent almost 20 years at Coldwell Banker, where he was certified as a Previews Property Specialist (a designation for agents who specialize in luxury residential properties), as well a Certified Negotiation Specialist, a Certified e-Marketing Specialist, FTBS (First Time Buyer Specialist), SFR (Certified Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource) and CHS (Certified HAFA Specialist).

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

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 management positions in consumer products, with Stouffer Foods Corporation and as the Western Sales Director for the JB Williams Company, Inc. (overseeing 13 western sales offices and following Alberstons, Safeway. McKesson and Bergen Brunswig businesses nationally).

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) was a captain in the U.S. Air Force, and is currently in management with Target.   His youngest son (Matt) and wife (Nicole) live in San Diego where Matt is a 6-7 grade science teacher, and Nicole is a Physician Assistant at Scripps.

To contact Jim, call: Cell (909) 754-6157, or e-mail : JimLNewcomb@aol.com.