Bart Tipton

Real Estate Agent / Broker

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“Bart Tipton, founder and team leader for Prestige Properties, has been in the service industry for most of his life. Bart has a pharmacy degree from Drake University and has over 18 years of sales experience. He has transitioned from co-owning Majestic Properties which has been the #1 team in Kern county over the last 8 years with over 450 million dollars in closed sales to form Prestige Properties to better serve his most important asset…The clientele.

Prestige Properties commitment to extraordinary customer service, market knowledge, proven marketing skills, and ability to manage the sales process efficiently and effectively are just some of the reasons that make the team one of the most sought after real estate teams in the Central Valley.”

Judd Welte

Real Estate Agent

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“Born and raised in Bakersfield, Real Estate has been a big part of Judd’s family life. Growing up he was always helping his parents paint and rehab many of their rental homes at a very young age, some are now known as the Westside Parkway we know today.

Judd graduated from Bakersfield High School in 1995 and has been married for over 16 years to his wife, a North High graduate Christy Welte, who is also a Realtor in Bakersfield. Together, they have 3 children. They are avid off-roaders, desert and dune campers. They also love to spend time at their place at the coast.

Real Estate runs deep into the Welte family, so you know when you work with Judd, or Christy, you’re getting years of experience and a true passion to help others find their dream home or investment property.

One thing about Judd is he is a great communicator with his clients, which means he answers his phone when it rings and he’s excited to talk to YOU!”

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Chelsey Frapwell

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“With a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and over three years of real estate experience, Chelsey works at easing prospecting buyers into the home-buying process. Whether you are ready to buy in a month, six months, or a year, she will make sure you are up-to-date with listings that match your criteria and set with the most compatible Prestige agent when the time comes.

Her and her husband recently began a new chapter in their lives by welcoming their sweet baby girl into the world. Becoming a mother is Chelsey’s greatest achievement and biggest blessing. She challenges herself daily to thrive as a daughter of Christ, mother, wife, health advocate, and full-time ISA. In any spare time, she focuses on her passion for fitness and health by helping her clients reach their goals both physically and mentally.”

Jackie Sorensen

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“With over twelve years of experience in Real Estate and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Jackie thrives in all things administrative. She works as a liaison between real estate agents, clients, escrow companies and mortgage brokers. Her goal is to manage every escrow transaction with a high level of professionalism and efficiency to ensure a smooth and successful closing for all parties involved.

Jackie also has her Real Estate license and is a CA Notary Public. As a Christian, she strives to honor God in the workplace. She believes in hard work, honesty and maintaining a high standard of integrity. Not only is she a committed professional but a devoted wife and mother, as well. Her passion for faith and family is evident in her work as she coordinates and manages one of the most important transactions that a family will ever make.”


Jerry Dufloth

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“Jerry began his real estate career immediately after graduating from UCLA. He and a friend and successfully flipped a small house and he was hooked on real estate. He spent the next twenty five years buying, renovating, and selling homes for both homeowners and investors. From that wealth of experience and contacts, he strives to be a valuable resource for every client seeking to either buy or sell a home. Jerry is a sports fan, enjoys exercising and spending time with his family, even though his two sons require more energy than work does!”

Traci Woody


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“Traci has deep roots in Kern County having the town of Woody named after her family that have been cattle ranchers for over 160 years. Traci has a master’s degree in counseling while being an educator for 21+ years. She’s been a lifelong resident of Bakersfield and has raised her own family here. She has been a CASA and continues to work with at-risk youth. Her outgoing, patient, problem solving approach to issues, friendly personality, and genuine attitude for helping others has paved the road for her clients having a top notch, dedicated agent to find them the perfect home.”


Melissa Martinez


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“Melissa is a lifelong resident of the Southern San Joaquin Valley. She is a mother of 3 boys and enjoys spending quality time with them. She enjoys trips to the beach and participating in Spartan races which are fun, challenging, and shows the same sense of discipline needed that she brings to her real estate career. Her previous profession in the medical field has led to a very compassionate, helpful, and service oriented mindset when working with clients. You will notice a strong work ethic and unquenching thirst for knowledge which in turn will lead to a very pleasurable experience in helping you find the perfect home.”

Alex Ephrom


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"Alex was born and raised in Bakersfield, CA. After graduating from high school in 2009, she moved to Orange County to pursue her Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations at California State University, Fullerton. In 2017, she began working for a home inspection company, where she found her true passion in real estate. Alex is hardworking, kind, compassionate, and fearless. She has a passion for helping people."


Julie Vargas


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"Julie became a Realtor in Kern County in 2004, and have since gained a stellar reputation in our community. With 16 years of experience working in the Bakersfield and Kern County market, you can trust Julie with buying or selling your next home. Aside from being a Realtor, she has raised a family here in Bakersfield and understands the importance of finding the perfect home that fits you and your family’s needs. If you’re looking for an agent with nearly two decades of real estate experience and one who is familiar with your community, call her today!"

Connor Andreesen


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"Connor was born and raised in Bakersfield where he attended Garces Memorial High School. Prior to getting into the Real Estate Business, Connor worked in the legal field at one of Bakersfield’s premier trial law firms. With a background in Political Science, he initially planned on pursuing a career as an attorney but quickly discovered his passion for Real Estate and decided to get his Real Estate License. As a life-long Bakersfield native, Connor prides himself on his extensive local knowledge of Bakersfield’s most desirable areas. Connor is experienced in residential and commercial sales, residential income projects, and large scale commercial renovation projects. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or experienced investor, Connor will provide you with the highest level of service every step of the way.”

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Meghan Ellington


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"With a passion for service in the Bakersfield area, Meghan is ready to help with your home buying and selling needs. As a proud member of the Prestige Properties family, Meghan carries the values of hard work, integrity, and outstanding client service into everything she does. She believes a house is more than just a place to live - it’s where you make long-lasting memories. Meghan is excited and ready to help families make a house a home. On her time off she enjoys spending quality time with her family and loves to make new memories. Some of her favorites are going to the lake, the beach and taking Disneyland trips with her kids."

Amber Grider


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"I am native to Bakersfield and I joined the real estate business in 2018. My career in real estate and the desire to give back to my community are just a few things I am committed to and truly enjoy. I am also a mom of two grown children and I have a home in Paso Robles where I also sell real estate in and around the central coast. I understand the importance of truly listening to my clients and I pride myself on building relationships based on trust, communication, and transparency. It’s simple…. work hard, have genuine concern for others and be honest!”


Rimli Dasgupta


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"Rimli believes that real estate is a powerful thing. Where you live becomes the center of your universe: your “home base” and a place where memories are made. Even an investment property can have a profound effect on your life’s story—when chosen correctly, it becomes long-term financial freedom and a vital part of your well-diversified portfolio.

Rimli found her passion in real estate by investing in real estate over the years and understanding the power of earning passive income through real estate

investments. Rimli has a degree in Engineering and Project Management. She has over a decade of experience in business development and marketing. This knowledge has provided her with valuable skills that she uses every day in real estate negotiations, educating home buyers and sellers. She is committed to listening to her client’s needs, helping them by guiding them through the process of buying/selling and utilizing her keen negotiating skills to ensure a great experience for every client she represents."

Shaunee Regan


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"Representing Bakersfield homeowners and future homeowners, Shaunee' is committed to listening to her clients’ needs and utilizing her keen negotiating skills to ensure a successful transaction. As a native resident of Bakersfield, Shaunee' understands the Bakersfield market and can ensure her clients find the perfect home based on their needs. She joined the Real Estate profession after a very successful career in medical sales, and has utilities her sales experience to guide her clients through one of the biggest investments of their lives Shaunee' utilizes a team of professional service providers to assist with her clients’ buying and selling needs, including stagers, painters, designers, handymen, and inspectors. She is communicative, thorough, and detail-oriented — and she’ll be alongside you every step of the way. Shaunee' feels incredibly blessed to work with amazing clients who become her friends and a strong part of her network."


Joy Gebarah


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"I believe that professionalism, integrity, knowledge, hard work, and excellent customer service are the keys to being successful. It is important that you have the proper representation when buying or selling a property. It's my job to be available to you, to answer questions, and to give advice in a timely manner. I look forward to working with you on all your real estate needs in Bakersfield and the surrounding areas. I Speak English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Arabic so communication will not be a problem when you work with me."

Mike Still


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"Born and raised in Bakersfield, Michael Still is your local connection for buying or selling a home. Specializing in excellent customer service and negotiations, Michael Still is your local Elite Agent. He ensures the home buying and selling process is a smooth and seamless one while keeping you informed in every step of the way."


Sharouk Qumsieh


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"I believe that your home is your sanctuary, and should be treated as such. Whether you’re buying your first home, seeking that dream retirement residence, or if you may be needing to expand or even begin purchasing investment properties the experience should be nothing less than seamless. As a family woman and homeowner myself, I understand that your home is more than just a place to live — it’s where you make long-lasting memories.

I help my clients navigate the home buying and selling process, with the end result only being a wonderful experience. When I’m not providing my clientele a wonderful experience, I enjoy spending time with my husband Mutaz, our son Ramzi and our dogs Naya and Izzy. "