Bob Wallin is a REALTOR® with both Real Estate and Security Licenses (Retired): Is Short Sale, Foreclosure and Resource Certified, Senior Real Estate Specialist trained and 1031 Exchange experienced with Windermere Napa Valley Properties. He also has years of experience specializing in institutional-grade real estate investment opportunities.
Prior to joining Windermere, Mr. Wallin worked with a nationally recognized real estate consultancy specializing in institutional-grade real estate, such as Tenants In Common (TIC’s) and Delaware Statutory Trust (DST’s) properties, specialized real estate funds, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), and LLCs. He has been able to assist clients with the acquisition of suitable real estate investment options for their portfolios, funded through direct investment, IRA/qualified plans, and 1031 exchanges.
Earlier, he worked for an International Fortune 500 company for many years. His numerous assignments with the firm included real estate Investment and capital development, real estate management, franchise work and marketing operations with small to medium sized companies involving many years of retail and financial consulting.
Mr. Wallin has taught real estate classes covering Internal Revenue Code Sections 1031 (Exchanges) & 121 (Homeowner Exclusions), Co-ownership, Retirement Strategies, including other real estate areas for the Adult Education Department of the Napa Valley Unified School District.
Active in local business, Mr. Wallin has benefited as a member of the Napa Valley & American Canyon Chambers of Commerce, Northern Bay Area Association of Realtors and Business Networking International for many years.
Mr. Wallin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Oregon State University, and continued post graduate work with Master of Business Administration coursework in Labor Relations from the University of California at Berkeley. Additionally, he has earned Certificates of Real Estate and more recently a Certificate in Paralegal Studies designations.
Mr. Wallin and his wife Carolyn have lived in the Napa Valley since 1969 where they raised their five children. For many years he was been active as a volunteer in the Napa community. His recreational activities include skiing, hiking/backpacking, traveling and he enjoys reading and music for relaxation.