About Craig Turner

Experience… Integrity… Knowledge and  Results!

Meet Craig…

Craig has been selling Southern California real estate since 1988. During that time he has sold hundreds of homes, investment properties and land. Earning the trust of every client is the greater reward, he understands that his client’s goals are paramount and implements a personal, hands-on approach to help each client realize their individual real estate dreams.

Born and raised in Australia on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Craig has travelled worldwide. Prior to his real estate career he lived in Mammoth Lakes and managed a wholesale & import company in the ski industry. His appreciation for San Diego’s North County fuels his enthusiasm and energy for hard work. Taking advantage of beautiful beaches and great weather provides the perfect lifestyle to meld with his caring personality. He is an active member of The Rotary Club of Carlsbad and contributes to their efforts providing help and service within the community and abroad. Craig strives to live by Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self”.

Craig’s Professional Experience…

Craig has managed branch offices for several large Southern California real estate firms and has a thorough knowledge of contracts as well as proven problem solving skills.


During the course of his career Craig has listed and sold REO inventory for Freddie Mac, Aames Home Loan, PHH Mortgage and many other mortgage and asset management companies. He is well versed in foreclosure sales and his hard earned experience always proves valuable to anyone considering to purchase a foreclosure home.

Short Sales:

For homeowners who owe more than their home’s current value, Craig will always put your needs first. His expert counseling and guidance helps potential home sellers make the right decisions and his experience and knowledge navigates them through the entire short sale process.


A trained and certified relocation coordinator as well as a builder’s contingency specialist, Craig’s attention to detail benefits all of his clients in either the purchase or sale of their home.


Craig has the skills and knowledge to guide his clients through complex real estate transactions such as 1031 tax deferred exchanges on residential, multi unit or commercial properties. He also understands property management regulations and proficiently handles tenants during the marketing and sale of his client’s investment property.

Buying with Craig…

Craig’s commitment to finding the right home for each client begins with listening to their needs and wants. His interactive home selection process ensures that buyers won’t be wasting their time previewing unsuitable homes. Choosing the right mortgage is just as important as finding the right home. With Craig’s proficiency and know-how guiding you, there won’t be any bad financing decisions made. Clients represented by Craig appreciate his honest, straight forward answers to every question asked. Finding the home, negotiating the price and then walking you through the entire process, Craig is always in your corner and readily available every step of the way.

Selling with Craig…

Craig is a talented marketing strategist and creates a personalized plan for every client. His effective 5 point action plan utilizes the full resources of Coldwell Banker’s superior internet marketing technology and well as exposure in more traditional local print media. Communication is a vital ingredient for stellar service and he always provides his clients with honest feedback, advice and recommendations on a regular basis. His primary objective for each client is to sell their property for the highest price possible and with the least inconvenience to them.

An astute practitioner of real estate sales, he continually strives to make the real estate industry better with his high level of knowledge, experience and integrity.

 “With Integrity you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With Integrity you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt. With guilt and fear removed you are free to be and do your best.”   Zig Zigler.

So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home in the CARLSBAD, ENCINITAS, OCEANSIDE, SAN MARCOS, VISTA, SOLANA BEACH, ESCONDIDO, BONSALL, FALLBROOK, DEL MAR areas, please contact me.