At California Residential Consulting we pride ourselves in our comprehensive residential sales and property management services. We want to be your real estate resource and we welcome the opportunity to answer any questions.
California Residential Consulting, also known as CalRes, is a boutique real estate firm located in the Village of Carlsbad. Our team of Realtors® specializes in residential sales and property management throughout North County and all of San Diego. We are authentic, we are honest and we are dedicated to providing our clients with superior customer service and guidance along every step of their real estate journey. Our well-established relationships with esteemed partners in the industry, such as; title and escrow officers, lenders, transaction controllers, inspectors, and of course other agents, ensuring a smooth, positive and pleasant experience. Not only do we work well together with our team and our clients, but we also have fun and give back to the community through various volunteer and fundraising activities. Let us be your partner in home buying, selling or leasing, and together we can realize your real estate dreams.
California Residential Consulting offers comprehensive residential services
Whether you are a first time home buyer, experienced property owner, or need help with property management, we’ve got you covered.
We know your decision to buy or sell a home is one of the most important financial decisions you will ever make. Our team of experienced REALTORS® have the tools and commitment to facilitate the transaction for you. We can make the home buying and selling easier for you.
Whether you are a homeowner looking for a professional and experienced team to manage your property, or a prospective tenant looking for the perfect property to lease, CalRes can help. We have a full time Property Management team dedicated to assisting you.
Short Sale Consultation
There are multiple factors involved in selling in today’s real estate environment. Is a short sale the best option for you? With over 200 successfully closed short sales, our team can help answer that question for you. Please contact us for your free consultation.
Meet Our Team
Maria Roller Owner, Real Estate Consultant
Maria Roller began her career almost two decades ago at Chase Home Finance after receiving her BA from CSUSM. As a seasoned Loss Mitigation Supervisor, she managed Loss Mitigation Specialists/Negotiators and Underwriters who were responsible for negotiating Short Payoffs, Loan Modifications, and Deed in Lieu scenarios. This experience allowed her invaluable interaction amongst agents, brokers, investors, outreach groups and customers to minimize potential loss.View Profile
TJ Stroben Real Estate Consultant
Used to be there was a template for women in real estate; aggressive, intimidating and hard-edged. Times have changed and the business world is evolving. Real Estate’s own “Girl Next Door”, Tj Stroben is the modern version of everyone’s friend and neighbor, as well as astute business woman. She is the one who you are mostly likely to chat up for the newest restaurant, local event, and be your direct connection to the real estate market. Tj is a dedicated professional, who continually strives to exceed clients expectations. By incorporating the latest in technology and leading edge marketing with skillful negotiating, Tj is able to consistently outperform her competition. Whatever your real estate needs may be, Tj takes care of every detail. From listing to sale or purchase to close.View Profile
Rita Kelley Real Estate Consultant
Rita Kelley established her mortgage career at Chase Home Finance. She has 13 years experience in Collections, Foreclosures, Loss Mitigation Call Centers and Default Underwriting. Rita Successfully led highly productive teams who handled Repayment Plans, Short Payoffs, Deed in Lieu scenarios, and Loan Modifications. Her many years in Mortgage Servicing and her Default Mortgage background give her the advantage in Short Sale Negotiations and Short Sale Processing. Her excellent management and leadership abilities make her very easy to work with. She is thrilled to be part of the CalRes Consulting Team working with her former Chase peer, Maria Roller. Rita’s excellent communication and stellar negotiating skills will ensure a very pleasant buying or selling experience.View Profile
Kim Lombardi Real Estate Consultant
Kim received a Bachelor of Science in Finance, with honors, from Penn State University in 1996. She has experience working as a Financial Analyst for IBM in Bethesda, MD, a Marketing Analyst for Cobblestone Golf Group in Del Mar, CA, and a Project Controller for SAIC in San Diego, CA. Kim joined CalRes in January of 2014 and initially focused on marketing, communications and social media activities while gaining experience and skills in navigating short sales. A licensed REALTOR and certified Military Relocation Professional, Kim is committed to offering her clients the highest level of service with honesty, integrity and sincerity.View Profile
Brian Orsino Real Estate Consultant
Brian is an energetic, passionate, and knowledgeable real estate agent with over 15 years of experience in the residential market. Whether he is dealing with a first-time buyer, relocation, seasoned buyer, investor, or rental property his number one goal is to make the process as seamless as possible. Brian specializes in applying his expertise and market knowledge to recognize the trends and capitalize on real estate purchase opportunities and resales with profit.View Profile