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Doug & Carrie Shinn

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27 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Owner/Realtor (11 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Foreclosure,
Short-Sale

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Doug began his real estate career in 1983. He knows the history and particulars of almost every property in the area, from maintenance issues to the nuances of north and south slopes – all the specialized knowledge that comes from experience and dedication. He is also an expert on the unique needs of second-home owners and a capable ambassador for Bay Area visitors.

As one of the leading producers in the Ebbetts Pass area during all the market turns of the last three decades, Doug has handled multiple transactions for many clients. They return because of his professional ethics and honesty and because they've learned that a real estate transaction can indeed be successful when handled with skill and care.

He and Carrie married in 1978 and moved to Calaveras County in 1980 to raise their two children "with clean air, clean water, good schools and a safe community". Danielle Hardcastle (Shinn) lives with her husband JD in Stockton and they have two children, Dax and Shea. They are business owners and Danielle is also a Realtor. Danielle and JD both graduated from University of Pacific; Dani had an impressive career in the top-rated Tiger volleyball program. Dustin Shinn attended Humboldt State University where he pursued photography, climbing, and competed on the men's volleyball team. He works for Wyndham Resorts and was married on 9/10/11 to Valerie Fox. They reside in San Diego (Pacific Beach) and he is an avid and highly competitive beach volleyball player.

Doug played intercollegiate basketball and soccer at Cal Poly Pomona and graduated in 1969. He created and implemented youth outreach programs on the San Francisco peninsula and at Yosemite National Park, benefiting from professional management training with the YMCA. He has also earned valuable hands-on experience in construction and in 1994 brokered the highly successful Greenhorn Creek golf course community. In the community, he has coached youth and school teams, co-chaired school bond campaigns, and served on the local Board of Realtors.

An active athlete his entire life, Doug still enjoys volleyball, swimming, and skiing. Any day off, he looks for a quiet spot in the high country, or quality time with family.

"Going back to my early childhood, I have had a deep rooted love of mountains, forests, rivers and lakes. In 1973 I left the Bay Area for a ski weekend and I have never gone back! I truly enjoy sharing my knowledge and appreciation for this special part of the Sierra, so that others too can enjoy a "Sierra Lifestyle."

DRE Lic. # 00843113


As one of the Arnold areas top producing female agents, Carrie Shinn brings an impressive history of business and financial management to the real estate arena. Prior to earning her real estate license in early 2004, she served as Vice President of Finance and Human Resources, a unique blend of challenges for a nationwide customer service evaluation company. She is the rare number-cruncher who is equally comfortable dealing with people and their needs. Carrie also spent eight years with a Calaveras County vintner, eventually serving as General Manager with responsibility for production, staff, marketing, and vendor relationships at Stevenot Winery.

Carrie's specialty is her grasp of the details, capably ushering the processes inherent to any business transaction, from start to finish. She is driven by a service philosophy that emphasizes clear and timely communication and a commitment to professionalism that inspires trust in our clientele. She also manages several family commercial businesses in the Sacramento area.

Married to Doug for 33 plus years, Carrie has successfully juggled both her professional career and motherhood (chief bottle-washer goes in there somewhere as well), raising their two children, Danielle and Dustin. Danielle, 32, graduated from University of Pacific as a collegiate volleyball star then went on the international professional circuit, before settling in with a sports business in nearby Stockton. Danielle has two beautiful children, Dax, 4 ½ and Shea, nearly three, who bring Carrie constant joy. Son Dustin, 28, lives in San Diego and wed Valerie Fox in Sept. 2011. He is pursuing the sand volleyball game on southern California beaches while working in sales for a major hotel.

In the midst of it all, Carrie still finds time to read, do Sudoko and sew for relaxation, as well as running, hiking and staying active.

"I strive to utilize my keen sensitivity to the needs of individual people, developed over my years in the field of human resources management, as well as my knowledge base in the areas of finance and taxation, to offer truly personal service to my clients."

DRE License #: 01423927
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About Doug & Carrie Shinn: Doug began his real estate career in 1983. He knows the history and particulars of almost every property in the area, from maintenance issues to the nuances of north and south slopes &ndash; all the specialized knowledge that comes from experience and dedication. He is also an expert on the unique needs of second-home owners and a capable ambassador for Bay Area visitors. <br/><br/>As one of the leading producers in the Ebbetts Pass area during all the market turns of the last three decades, Doug has handled multiple transactions for many clients. They return because of his professional ethics and honesty and because they've learned that a real estate transaction can indeed be successful when handled with skill and care. <br/><br/>He and Carrie married in 1978 and moved to Calaveras County in 1980 to raise their two children "with clean air, clean water, good schools and a safe community". Danielle Hardcastle (Shinn) lives with her husband JD in Stockton and they have two children, Dax and Shea. They are business owners and Danielle is also a Realtor. Danielle and JD both graduated from University of Pacific; Dani had an impressive career in the top-rated Tiger volleyball program. Dustin Shinn attended Humboldt State University where he pursued photography, climbing, and competed on the men's volleyball team. He works for Wyndham Resorts and was married on 9/10/11 to Valerie Fox. They reside in San Diego (Pacific Beach) and he is an avid and highly competitive beach volleyball player.<br/><br/>Doug played intercollegiate basketball and soccer at Cal Poly Pomona and graduated in 1969. He created and implemented youth outreach programs on the San Francisco peninsula and at Yosemite National Park, benefiting from professional management training with the YMCA. He has also earned valuable hands-on experience in construction and in 1994 brokered the highly successful Greenhorn Creek golf course community. In the community, he has coached youth and school teams, co-chaired school bond campaigns, and served on the local Board of Realtors. <br/><br/>An active athlete his entire life, Doug still enjoys volleyball, swimming, and skiing. Any day off, he looks for a quiet spot in the high country, or quality time with family.<br/><br/>"Going back to my early childhood, I have had a deep rooted love of mountains, forests, rivers and lakes. In 1973 I left the Bay Area for a ski weekend and I have never gone back! I truly enjoy sharing my knowledge and appreciation for this special part of the Sierra, so that others too can enjoy a "Sierra Lifestyle."<br/> <br/>DRE Lic. # 00843113<br/><br/><br/>As one of the Arnold areas top producing female agents, Carrie Shinn brings an impressive history of business and financial management to the real estate arena. Prior to earning her real estate license in early 2004, she served as Vice President of Finance and Human Resources, a unique blend of challenges for a nationwide customer service evaluation company. She is the rare number-cruncher who is equally comfortable dealing with people and their needs. Carrie also spent eight years with a Calaveras County vintner, eventually serving as General Manager with responsibility for production, staff, marketing, and vendor relationships at Stevenot Winery. <br/><br/>Carrie's specialty is her grasp of the details, capably ushering the processes inherent to any business transaction, from start to finish. She is driven by a service philosophy that emphasizes clear and timely communication and a commitment to professionalism that inspires trust in our clientele. She also manages several family commercial businesses in the Sacramento area. <br/><br/>Married to Doug for 33 plus years, Carrie has successfully juggled both her professional career and motherhood (chief bottle-washer goes in there somewhere as well), raising their two children, Danielle and Dustin. Danielle, 32, graduated from University of Pacific as a collegiate volleyball star then went on the international professional circuit, before settling in with a sports business in nearby Stockton. Danielle has two beautiful children, Dax, 4 &frac12; and Shea, nearly three, who bring Carrie constant joy. Son Dustin, 28, lives in San Diego and wed Valerie Fox in Sept. 2011. He is pursuing the sand volleyball game on southern California beaches while working in sales for a major hotel. <br/><br/>In the midst of it all, Carrie still finds time to read, do Sudoko and sew for relaxation, as well as running, hiking and staying active. <br/><br/>"I strive to utilize my keen sensitivity to the needs of individual people, developed over my years in the field of human resources management, as well as my knowledge base in the areas of finance and taxation, to offer truly personal service to my clients."<br/><br/>DRE License #: 01423927<br/>

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02/24/2015
$257,500

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12/30/2014
$350,000

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12/30/2014 - Both - $350,000

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12/25/2014
$220,000

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12/18/2014
$417,000

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12/17/2014
$274,000

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When my wife and I set out to buy a vacation property in the Arnold area, we enlisted the help of Carrie & Doug at Cedar Creek Realty on the advice of a trusted friend. We relied on their expertise of the area and thorough knowledge of the property market to help guide us to the perfect cabin. It took months to find the perfect combination of features and location, but Carrie was steadfast in her dedication to help us realize our dream. I would recommend Carrie & Doug at Cedar Creek without reservation.

  

10/22/2013 - user8951456
Bought a home in 2013 in Lake Alpine, CA 95223.

When my wife and I set out to buy a vacation property in the Arnold area, we enlisted the help of Carrie & Doug at Cedar Creek Realty on the advice of a trusted friend. We relied on their expertise of the area and thorough knowledge of the property market to help guide us to the perfect cabin. It took months to find the perfect combination of features and location, but Carrie was steadfast in her dedication to help us realize our dream. I would recommend Carrie & Doug at Cedar Creek without reservation.  More Less 

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06/27/2013 - marinakimball
Bought a home in 2013 in Lake Alpine, CA 95223.

I cannot recommend Carrie highly enough. We purchased a cabin in Lake Alpine through her in what can only be described as a very unusual and challenging transaction. Carrie was so professional, helpful, supportive and fun to work with. At every turn she has exceeded our expectations--negotiating skillfully for us, researching things that weren't immediately obvious, problem-solving when needed, and providing invaluable advice and contacts for renovating the cabin. She has bent over backwards to make the transaction go smoothly and in 15 years of real estate investments I have never worked with a better realtor. Thank you Carrie!  More Less 

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05/12/2013 - user40359271
Bought a Single Family home in 2010 for approximately $175K in Arnold, CA.

Carrie was our buyer's agent. She did very nice job. We were absolutely foreigners in the Arnold area. She helped us to find a property that we liked, She negotiated the price and closed the deal. She helped to find contractors to make improvements and necessary repairs. She was always an agent on our side. We enjoyed to work with her. Even now after almost three years she is always ready to help us with any problem, make a call to a contractor.  More Less 

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