We help people buy and sell the perfect home.



Norm Popp


Norm Popp, the broker and owner of Foundation Real Estate Group has called Santa Barbara home for over 20 years.  He has combined his experience, knowledge and education to create seamless and enjoyable real estate transaction for his clients.

His skills in negotiations and knowledge of financing combine to create a perfect choice as a Realtor for his clients.  He has developed properties, worked with first time home buyers as well as developers and is always seeking to learn more about this industry.

Bob Croisdale


Armed with decades of experience and famous for his creativity in the entire sales process, Bob Croisdale has been involved in nearly 1000 escrows throughout his extensive career in Santa Barbara County.  After all, “Bobbo” has worked in Real Estate since 1977, even before the widespread use of copy machines!  Suffice to say he’s been around, perhaps most often around Forte Ranch as the community’s exclusive marketing manager, in addition to 30 years of running his own real estate investment corporation. Specializing in first and second-time buyers, Bob stands ready to put his vast warehouse of real estate knowledge to good use for the sake of his next discerning client.

Carrie Eacker

Realtor SRES

Carrie Eacker is an accomplished Santa Barbara real estate agent who brings a strategic yet personable approach to the home buying and selling process.  She brings her passion and sharp attention to detail to assist clients while sustaining trusting relationships. Carrie obtained a bachelor’s double major degree in Business/Economics and Spanish from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California in 1997.  After college, she worked in the software industry and started her own small business consulting, then joined Foundation Real Estate Group at its conception in 2006. She was awarded her SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) Designation after finding that working with older generations, their unique issues and priorities, were one of her passions.  When she is not working, she is hiking, biking, camping, reading and playing with her three kids and husband.


Christa Keeling


A native of the Santa Ynez Valley, Christa Keeling has roots firmly established in Santa Barbara County. Having grown up in Buellton, Christa knows the Santa Ynez Valley like the back of her hand. In her early career as a Ranch and Estate Manager, Christa had the opportunity to travel the country overseeing the operations of large scale ranches in Texas, Arkansas and Colorado.

Drawn back to the Santa Ynez Valley, Christa decided to build upon her estate management experience and pursue her real estate license. With her love of the land and intimate knowledge of the area, Christa is an asset and we are pleased to have her as part of our team.

Kim Lawler

Executive Assistant

Kim has lived in Santa Barbara and Goleta since 1992.  After graduating from UCSB, she married her husband and raised three daughters in an area she continues to love.  A longtime friend and client of broker Norm Popp, Kim joined the Foundation team in 2015 as the firm’s Executive Assistant.  She’s happy to bring her strong organizational skills to the table, carefully guiding clients through the lengthy paperwork process while truly caring for their specific needs. On a personal front, Kim enjoys sunshine, laughter and quality time with family and friends.   A genuine people person, Kim’s friendly smile is a warm welcome to any real estate transaction.