About Jennifer

Jennifer Berger

REALTOR® | CalBRE#: 01309181
jennifer.berger@compass.com
M: 805.451.5484

Jennifer Berger is a native Southern Californian and a third generation Realtor. Following the footsteps of her Grandfather, Mel Crader (Broker/Owner of Chowchilla Realty) and Mother, Olga Crader, Jennifer began real estate in 1998 while attending UC Santa Barbara. She graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and soon after attained her Real Estate License. Jennifer began her career in a boutique real estate firm in Santa Barbara and after 5 years proudly joined Sotheby’s International Realty in Montecito to accommodate her expanding clientele and connect with clients on a local and international level.

Nothing Beats Experience

With over 16 years of experience in the field of real estate Jennifer has worked on hundreds of real estate transactions along the California coastline. Her experience is well diversified and varies across all priced points and types of real estate. She has sold multiple large estates in Montecito, sold an entire 5 unit new construction project in downtown Santa Barbara and has sold single family homes from Montecito to Goleta with additional cities including Venice, Westlake & Ojai. In December 2013 Jennifer represented the buyers in the purchase of the historic Libbey Ranch Property in Ojai which was formerly owned by actress Reese Witherspoon, decorated and remodeled by designer Kathryn M. Ireland and featured in multiple fashion and architecture magazines.

The Client Comes First

Jennifer has built her entire clientele portfolio solely by referral. She prides herself on providing the best customer service to her clients and goes above and beyond their expectations to provide the smoothest real estate transactions possible. Buying or selling a home is an emotional process and Jennifer serves as constant and reliable guide and consultant through the entire process to make sure the transaction is conducted ethically and securely. Jennifer is sensitive to the needs of her clients who require privacy and discretion during their transactions and knows that this more than just a transaction, but instead values it as a lifetime relationship.

Personal Life

Jennifer was married to John Berger in September of 2009. In October of 2010 they welcomed their first born son and in July 2013 their second son was born. Jennifer’s full time career is real estate and family. When she is not hosting an open house or showing property, Jennifer volunteers at their son’s Pre-School and helps where ever she is needed. Time permitting - she sneaks in a “Crossfit Work Out” or a long run along stretches of where they conduct the Santa Barbara marathon. Additionally, Jennifer speaks fluent Spanish and has traveled extensively though out Colombia, South America.

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