First Team Real Estate - Big Bear



First Team Real Estate is the largest independent brokerage firm in California and is ranked #11 among the largest privately held firms in the nation in 2014. Headquartered in Orange County, First Team was founded in 1976 by President and CEO Cameron Merage with just five agents in one office.

Today First Team Real Estate includes over 20 offices, 2,000 agents and associates and has maintained debt-free stability while growing to be a dominant industry force in Southern California.

Our company was founded on creative thinking and innovative marketing tools and that’s what has helped us to succeed and grow as a family. Our First Team® family of companies today includes residential, luxury and commercial real estate in addition to title, escrow, and mortgage.


Choosing a real estate company isn’t difficult – it all boils down to who attracts the most buyers and has the local neighborhood expertise to sell your home at the right price. First Team® Real Estate is the #1 independent real estate company in Southern California because we capture the highest sales volume and provide the best tools for selling your home.

• Multi–million dollar online and offline advertising budget
• Showcase your home on all of the top real estate websites: Trulia, Zillow, Yahoo!®, Google™, and hundreds more
• Custom YouTube® video of your home posted and exposed to thousands of users monthly
• Search Engine Marketing optimized for Google™ and other top search sites
• Hundreds of marketing relationships for listing syndication and enhancement

• Over 20 offices across Southern California supporting more than 2,000 agents and employees including title, escrow and mortgage services at your service
• Top trained agents dedicated to helping you succeed
• Over 100,000 buyer inquiries generated every year handled immediately by real estate professionals

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