Skip Bettarel is President of Here, There and Everywhere, Inc, the corporate owner of HomeSmart Legends and EscrowSmart, and also serves as it's Designated Broker. HomeSmart Legends is presently 3 offices strong with offices in Temecula, Fallbrook, and Menifee, CA.
Skip began his real estate career in 1970 in Simi Valley, CA as a sales associate and has been a licensed Broker since approximately 1984. Subsequent working for a large franchisor managing various offices in the San Fernando Valley and Ventura County, CA he opened his first real estate office, Red Carpet, in Woodland Hills, CA in the late 1970's and became part owner of an escrow entity, Valley Wide Escrow as well. As a single parent and after selling the Red Carpet franchise, he relocated to Riverside County in the early 1980's; was area manager for a new home sales and marketing company, and ultimately opened a Realty Executives office in Murrieta, CA in 1998, along with the opening of Golden Triangle Escrow. This office was later sold in 2005, a few months prior to the openeing of the very first HomeSmart franchise in May 2005.
HomeSmart Legends has grown to 3 locations, and is soon to exceed 200 sales and broker associates enjoying solid careers, and the future has never looked as good as today. Good things lie ahead, and future opportunities for careful growth are just around the corner, The support of HomeSmart International and their incredible team of genuine professionals could not be better, and we remain grateful for their continuing effort in keeping us in the forefront of all that makes HomeSmart the very best possible.
Concurrent with the ownership and management of general real estate offices along the way, Skip formed North Star New Home Sales and Marketing, Inc, and conducted, for various builders/developers, the sales and marketing of 102 new home communities in Southern California, Las Vegas, Nevada, Charlotte, NC, and Durango, CO.
Additionally, he served, as a member of of the Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors (SRCAR), 3 years on the Griievance Committee and 2 years on the Professional Standards Committee. HomeSmart Legends is a heartfelt sponsor of several local charities, including Michelle's Place and many others.
Bettarel spent his youth in Northridge, CA, graduated from Notre Dane HS in Sherman Oaks, CA, and attended college at L.A Pierce College, and UCLA. He also served a 6 year commitment in the united States Marine Corps Reserve.
Skip is the truly proud father of 3 happy and hard-workling adult children; grandfather of 4 grand kids, and great grandfather of 3 great grand kids. As a season ticket holder in support of the Aneheim Dicks since their inaugural season of 1993, he attends most games, and also enjoys the frustrations of a round of golf whenever possible.