Carin

Carin

Managing Broker

  • Cell: (310)717-2072
  • Office: (760) 268-0888
  • Office Location: Carlsbad

About Carin


 

Carin Molin originally became a licensed Realtor in California in 1989. She has an extensive educational background including a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology from National University La Jolla and an Associates Degree in International Hospitality Management from Gothenburg, Sweden. She also studied various International courses at Brighton University and Bornemouthe University in England, and Cornell University in France. Her latest educational endeavour includes becoming a Luxury Home Certified Agent through the CRS – Certified Residential Specialist training and exam program.

She holds the GRI designation which consists of studying 14 different real estate subjects and passing exams through the Graduate Realtor Institute which is an extensive real estate course typically taken in 12 months time. Carin holds an e-Pro designation, which is the real estate industry’s educational course in conducting business over the internet with today’s high tech options. In addition she earned her Resort and Second Home Property Specialist Designation, which trains realtors to specialize as experts in second home investment opportunities. She is the managing Broker of Top Agent Realty Group, Inc. Carin has typically one or two agents who work directly with her besides her knowledgeable title rep for those crazy title issues that no one expects on their home and an extremely helpful transaction coordinator to round out a great team.

Carin specializes in Luxury Property Management, Residential resale and new homes in Southern California from Ventura County to southern San Diego. Larger estate properties to smaller investment condo’s with the passion of connecting the right property with the right person all while having the experience to catch and advise her clients before committing to something on a whim or purely emotional basis. Carin is cool under pressure and has a good poker-face when negotiating the best situation for her clients and deals that she is still passionate about after 3 decades! Confidential information is kept confidential… no need to social media your private life..   Unless thats what you want, just let her know..  Youre treated as priceless and Carin respects your wishes through the process.  What sets her apart: Calm Knowledge and Pokerface in negotiations.

 

Memberships:

California Association of Realtors;Southland Regional Association of Realtor;
North County San Diego Association of Realtors;
Swedish Women’s Educational Association;
North Coast Church Carlsbad Member & 8 Year Volunteer & REAL Women Attender;                             Sheperd Church Porter Ranch Member and Small Group Attender.


Designations & Education:

  • LHC – Luxury Home Certified
  • GRI – Graduate of Realtor Institute
  • e-Pro -Internet & Technology Proficient
  • C2EX Certified – A Commitment to Excellence
  • RSPS – Resort & Second Home Property Specialist
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker – Real Estate Agents need to work under a Broker, unless they are a Broker.
  • Designated Realtor – in an office of other Brokers, she is the head Broker
  • Bachelors of Science in Information Technology from La Jolla, California
  • Associate Degree in Hospitality Management from Gothenburg, Sweden

 

INTERESTING Trivia – If you have read this far, we have some interesting trivia about Carin below!

She just got a motorcycle license in 2022!  She is still debating on which motorcycle to buy and who to ride with?  

She took Hiphop classes in her 40s and loved it and even was in a College stage performance for it!

On her TO DO LIST is to learn how to fly a plane! First learn how to fly a small Cessna, then a Bush Plane so she can land off road!

Most of her extended family lives in Sweden.

Her Father is still alive and lives on his own now at age 99 in Los Angeles next door to her only sibling.

Carin was married for 20 years to the son of the creator-co-owner and founder of Family Fitness that merged with the huge conglomerate 24 Hour Fitness.  (He passed away in 2016).

Her brother is a super high end building contractor…. completely discrete, no website, no reviews, just clients for life that refer other friends and will wait years for him.

Most famous person she has almost dated.. Jimmy McNichol (he was big in the 70s to 80s and asked her out when she was maybe 19,20.. He was super cute, but she politely declined), Max Baer AKA Jethro from the Beverly Hillbillies  (at a Hollywood party..sorry your not my type) and former Governor Jerry Brown (no thank you)

She also loves Organic Apples, fresh (organic) Raspberries & Blueberries, the colour Lime, all kinds of flowers, and Aston Martins.