We help people buy and sell the perfect home.
PrincipalNorm 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.
RealtorArmed 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.
Realtor SRESCarrie 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.
RealtorA 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.
Sheri moved to Santa Barbara in 1987 after graduating from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor’s degree in Business/Marketing. Here she met and married her husband and enjoyed a successful marketing career in both the packaging and telecommunications industries for 20 years. After taking a few years off to raise her two children, Sheri rejoined the work force in the vacation rental management business in Santa Barbara. Sheri enjoyed working with visitors and locals to help them with their short and long term housing needs.
Now, working as a realtor, Sheri combines her years of business and marketing experience with her love for helping people find the perfect home. She is excited to work with Foundation Real Estate Group. In fact, she was a previous client. Norm was the agent that sold Sheri and her husband their first house in Goleta as a young, married couple 17 years ago!