Local Agents

We have many familiar real estate agents representing both buyers and sellers in Mission Hills.  Many of these agents and brokers are Mission Hills residents and very active in our community.  They sponsor community events, participate in the leadership of our organizations and are invaluable resources to the residents of our neighborhood.  If you are a Mission Hills agent that fits this description, please fill out our Local Agents Form and we'll list you for free in our Mission Hills local agent directory.

The KenGina Team

KenGina-mission-hills-infoThe KenGina Team at Ascent Real Estate has a proven track record of successfully helping people buy and sell homes in the Mission Hills area. We are San Diego natives and experts in the local neighborhoods, schools, market conditions and economy.

We will guide you through the complexities of buying and/or selling your home, eliminating hassles and stress. We will protect your best interests throughout the entire process. You can leverage our years of experience as top real estate professionals to answer all of your questions about every aspect of the real estate transaction.

We work as a team to achieve the results you want and expect. We have a proven track record of consistently getting the job done and will go above and beyond what is expected until the deal is final.

We can be reached at (619) 325-4133 and www.KenGina.com. Stop by our office at 902 Fort Stockton (at Goldfinch) in the heart of Mission Hills!

Ken Tablang and Gina Barnes
REALTORS® - Residential & Investment Specialists
The KenGina Team at Ascent Real Estate – Mission Hills

Hernholm Group

The Hernholm GroupThe Hernholm Group is a family partnership with a combined 35 years of experience representing buyers and sellers of urban+coastal property in San Diego.  Located within the Sotheby's Mission Hills office, the Hernholm Group assists clients from Downtown to La Jolla.  The Hernholm Group has been #1 in Mission Hills for 15 consecutive years and ranks in the Top 25 among San Diego real estate agents. They can be reached at 619.299.4272


Barbara Strona

Barbara StronaBarbara Strona is a realtor at Scott & Quinn, a well-respected independent real estate office in Mission Hills. She has been selling residential real estate primarily in the Metropolitan area since 1984 and has lived in Mission Hills since 1971. She is active in the community, serving on Town Council committees and being a founding and active member of the Mission Hills Garden Club since 1999. She can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at 619-203-1200.

Krista Lombardi

cafeimageKrista Lombardi always wanted to be a real estate agent, it is her passion and what she loves. She is more than a qualified real estate agent, she is a dedicated, hard working individual who has the knowledge to help you and your family in any Real Estate situation.

Krista grew up in East Lansing with a need to give back to her community through her career. She is the Team Leader of SanDiegoRealEstateCafe.com, a Certified Negotiation Expert, Seller Representation Specialist and part of the Institute of Luxury Home Marketing where she uses her background education to serve the community. Krista owned her own business in Italy for more than 7 years and it was during this time that Krista found her passion for real estate and her desire to work with people.

Krista is very community oriented, wanting her family, friends and those around her to succeed. Krista's mission is to see you and your family move through the process of any real estate sale with ease and find the information or resources you need to answer any questions. Krista will be on hand during the entire process to help serve all of her clients. Krista values customer service and strong negotiation skills and has constructed a team servicing model to give her clients the best possible service with every transaction they work on which is why she won the Union Tribune Best Realtor in San Diego for 2011. Email her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to see what she does differently!

Lisa Mortensen

Lisa MortensenLisa Mortensen is an agent with local Mission Hills real estate broker Scott & Quinn.  Lisa has had her real estate license and been an agent since 1976. She has lived and owned her home in Mission Hills since 1985 and specializes in residential properties in the San Diego metropolitan area. Lisa has also been a neighborhood watch block captain for over 20 years and continues to be active in several community issues in Mission Hills. She can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Gregg Hiddleson

Gregg HiddlesonHi, my name is Gregg Hiddleson, and I've been selling real estate in America's Finest City for more than 25 years. Visit my website link below for current real estate activity and to see where you stand in today's market. If you need advice, assistance or just want to talk, call or come see me at my Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate office at 1621 W. Lewis St., in Mission Hills, San Diego 92103. If you would like to find out more about my background in real estate, please contact me now at (619) 520-8679, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , web: www.GreggHiddleson.com

Alan Schmitt

alanAlan Schmitt of Solutions Real Estate has been serving Mission Hills since 2002 when he first began his real estate career.  He is a Certified Residential Specialist and an expert in distressed situations. Visit his website at www.AlanSchmitt.com Alan can be contacted at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 619.985.6528.

Todd Armstrong

Todd Armstrong"Selling or Buying Real Estate in Mission Hills San Diego? Let me show you how I can help. My unique marketing plan for your home is unrivaled. If you are looking to sell your home, I challenge you to seek out 2 top Realtors in your area and then interview me for the job. I will educate you on this challenging market, show you how marketing real estate has changed and most importantly, show you how I will sell your home in the shortest amount of time for maximum profit. Call or email me Today!

My buyer representation strategy is equally unmatched. I'll show you how to navigate through short sales, REOs, luxury homes and other challenging transactions. Ask me for my FREE buyer's or seller's guide. Mission Hills and the rest of Metro San Diego is where I live and work. Let me show you our great neighborhood! I look forward to earning your trust and business."



Cortney Bennett

DRE LIC#CA 01382469
1131 Wall St. La Jolla CA 92037
C: 858.353.4436 O: 858.459.4033 x237 F: 858.459.1425
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Arlo Nugent

Arlo NugentApplying his degree in International Business, Mr. Nugent founded a company in Korea and expanded its growth for three years before selling it to a Chicago-based investor.

Mr. Nugent knows the kind of hard work that is necessary to achieve clients’ dreams and his accomplishments have not gone unnoticed.

In his first year in Real Estate Mr. Nugent completed several million dollars in sales, earned one of the nation’s most prestigious and widely recognized designations for REALTORS® (GRI), and was recently voted a “FIVE STAR Real Estate Agent for 2010 & 2011” by San Diego Magazine (an honor that fewer than 7% of all licensed real estate agents in San Diego are nominated for).

Mr. Nugent’s objective is not only to help you with your current real estate needs, but to build a strong, lasting lifetime relationship. To find out more about Mr. Nugent or to contact him, please visit www.arlonugent.com

Russel Elrod

elrodServing Mission Hills for 23 years, Russell maintains a broad knowledge of both Residential & Commercial Real Estate for today's most discriminate buyer's & sellers. Former board affiliations of the M.H. BID, Uptown Planners & Green Manor have also kept him well in touch with the community. The Elrod Team is : Russell Elrod, Barbara Nolan, Greg Scafidi, Bruce McFadden & Claude Petty.  Russel is with Prudential CA Realty on the corner of W. Washington & Goldfinch and can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 619-750-2345.

Chris Schell

chris_schellChris Schell of Ascent Real Estate has 17 years experience as a professional realtor specializing in the Metropolitan San Diego area.

Constantly innovate new ways to provide exceptional real estate consulting services through the use of cutting edge technology and blending this with years of experience in listing and selling residential properties. My primary objectives are to provide guidance and services that address all aspects of a clients real estate needs.

Today more then ever, homeowner's and buyer's are looking for guidance in making the best informed decision regarding their real estate investments, my aim is to continuously improve and refine my services to my customer, and to create a trusted relationship that they can rely upon for years to come.

Maureen Tess-Fieberg & Antoinette Embry

Maureen_antoinetteMaureen and Antoinette are proud to offer their clients a unique combination of benefits: the clout of
a global company coupled with the personalized, individual attention of a local boutique.

In addition to representing our clients in purchases and sales, we are happy to provide you with
data and statistics on current market conditions and trends, assessment of current property values,
assistance with property condition evaluation, shortsale guidance, when needed, and referrals to
trusted industry professionals.

We bring a unique blend of warmth and expertise to the neighborhoods we serve, including but not
limited to Mission Hills, Downtown, Banker’s Hill, Hillcrest, North Park, University Heights, Normal
Heights, Kensington, and Talmadge.

Following in our colleague Ginny Ollis’ footsteps, we continue to serve our clients and the Mission
Hills community with integrity, authenticity, and character. We support local businesses and business
people, as well as the long-standing traditions of the neighborhood (and the up-and-coming ones,

Please stop by our office at 1621 W. Lewis Street any time—we love to meet or neighbors in person!
Or, we can be reached at (619) 800-1103 or at www.MissionHillsColdwellBanker.com

Jim Scott

Jim ScottJim Scott is the owner and broker of Scott & Quinn Real Estate. A long time resident of Mission Hills, Jim has been a Real Estate broker since 1982. He is an experienced agent in all phases of commercial and residential real estate. Jim has been active in the Mission Hills community as Scott & Quinn has sponsored the Concerts in the Park for the last 13 years and has also supported local little league teams. Jim can be reached at (619) 920-9511 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . His personal website is jimscotthomes.com.

Richard Woods

Richard WoodsI am not only a real estate broker, but a licensed attorney, skilled in the art of negotiation which is crucial in today's ever-changing and challenging market. Nobody understands the ins and outs of real estate transactions better. That's what separates me from all other agents. Let me put my negotiating experience to work for you. I am available to serve your real estate and legal needs when you need me. With an unrelenting resolution to be the best, I strive for excellence as a real estate and legal professional, ensuring that I am the right real estate and legal expert for you.

Richard Woods
Woods Real Estate Services
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