Our Agents

Receive the leading standard of service throughout the buying process when you meet with us at Country Real Estate. Located in Paso Robles, California, our firm features the top real estate agents in the area. Our goal is to meet each of your real estate needs.

Kandie Frederick Contact Agent


Growing up on the central coast, owner/broker Kandie is a third generation family in the North County and a second generation family in real estate. Joining Country Real Estate in 2000, and graduating from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, she brings a background of Agricultural Business to combine with her knowledge of the local real estate market. In an area with such diverse properties, ranging from beach-front condos to lavish estates, or the country-style home, farm land, or equestrian estates, you want a Realtor that will know the market and listen to your needs. This area continues to grow as people discover what a great travel destination it is, and what a great wine region it has become. Whether it is your home, a vacation retreat, investment property, or just getting to know the area, you have a local contact for your real estate needs.

Tom and Gwen Erskine


Tom and Gwen Erskine have owned and managed Country Real Estate with their oldest daughter, Kandie, for many years. Transferring the business to her at the start of 2017, they continue to be active in sales, development and within the community. The value of the North County lifestyle brought Tom here after graduating from UCLA. He married a Paso Robles native, and together they have raised their five children here. Their family, community, and business experiences provides an extensive contribution to each of their ventures.

Jim Claassen Contact Agent


JimJim is a fourth generation, retired rancher in the Paso Robles area. As a young man he grew up to love the land, and he has a high degree of appreciation for agricultural in the area. He has farmed and ranched in a 20-mile radius of Paso Robles and can share a lot of experience and knowledge to the newcomer or to anyone thinking about moving to the central coast. He is also very familiar with the cities and neighboring communities and frequently lists and sells homes in the towns.

"The thing I like best about this area is that I don't have to be the one who's doing the selling, the properties sell themselves." All Jim will do is give his honest opinions to help clients make informed decisions and then represent their best interests throughout a transaction, whether they are selling or buying. The ultimate goal is to have a happy and satisfied client for the future.

Jan Bugge Contact Agent


Jan BuggeJan loves the land, as is evident in her passion for running, horseback riding, and cycling. Her fondness for the outdoors continues into her expertise in ranches and acreage, acquired over her more than 15 years in Real Estate. Jan is a graduate of U.C. Davis and has lived in the North County for more than 25 years. She has been named Associate of the Year by the Paso Robles Board of REALTORS, and volunteers for Paso Robles Library fund-raisers.

Clive Rupert Contact Agent


RupertClive was born and raised in South Africa, where he comes from a very successful Real Estate family. His relentless energy and extensive background in marketing and advertising make him an invaluable asset to the Country Real Estate team. Clive is committed to ensuring the satisfaction of his customers, and prides himself on offering a personal touch in all his transactions. Clive enjoys all types of outdoor recreation including skiing, motorcycling, hiking, and mountain biking. He is very family oriented.

Pedro Plascencia Contact Agent


PedroActively involved in the local real estate market, Pedro combines his extensive experience in land development with his passion for real estate. His commitment to his clients and extensive resources contribute to his record of successful closings. His clients appreciate his energy and enthusiasm that go into each transaction. Whether it is selling a rural ranch or buying a beachfront home, Pedro will put his clients' priorities first!

Carolynne Potts Contact Agent


CarolynneCarolynne appreciates the quality of life that is so unique to the North County. Having raised her family near Nacimiento Lake, she has an in-depth knowledge of the lake community. Carolynne prides herself on effectively negotiating transactions while creating a friendly, no-pressure atmosphere for her customers. Besides being a consistent multi-million dollar producer, Carolynne is a very active volunteer, working with her husband on behalf of Hospice, the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce, the Paso Robles Library Foundation, The Paso Robles Vintners and Growers Association, and the Friends of the Fair.

Gary Boatman Contact Agent


Gary BoatmanA third-generation Roblan, Gary Boatman values the relationships and trust he has built with his clients over the years. His knowledge of area history and trends gives him a special insight into the local Real Estate market. He is an avid golfer, participating in numerous charity tournaments throughout the area, and volunteers for St. Rose School fund-raisers. Gary has been with Country Real Estate since 1988, where he specializes in residential sales.

Pat Voepel Contact Agent


PatPat moved to San Luis Obispo County in 1977 and relocated to North County in 1988 so that he could have more room for his animals and enjoy the quality of life the North County had to offer. He started selling real estate in 1996 and specializes in homes and ranches. He works with each individual to fulfill his or her specific needs. Many of Pat's clients have become personal friends.

Tim and Sheri Parrish Contact Agent


Tim and Sheri ParrishThe Parrish team has over 17 years of San Luis Obispo County Real Estate experience. Tim and Sheri represent the third generation of the Parrish Family to help Buyers, Sellers and Investors with all types of Real Estate transactions on the Central Coast .Continuing the family tradition of strategic selling, marketing and negotiating, along with local knowledge, we make our experience count for you!

Kim Phillips Contact Agent


Personal service and dedication to my client's needs are my specialty. I grew up on the central coast, and have lived in both the north county and by the beach. I have intimate knowledge of the neighborhoods and school systems, and am also involved in several community volunteer organizations. Over the last 17 years I have personally owned, renovated, and managed multiple properties, and I treat my client's transactions with the same dedication as my own. Whether you're looking for relocation, home renovation, property management, tricky escrow situations, I've done them all. I work weekends, evenings, holidays, you name it. No one will work harder to meet your needs.

Chris Temple Contact Agent

DRE# 02060122

Chris Temple, licensed California Real Estate Agent and certified Master Real Estate Inspector, epitomizes integrity and proactively advances real property transactions to reach consistently successful results using astute strategic planning, relationship-building, perceptive analysis, and good-old-fashioned hard work.  As a San Luis Obispo County resident for over 40 years, Chris has excelled for the past two decades inspecting local real estate as a Certified Home Inspector with the California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) and the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).  Chris Temple’s knowledge of the Central Coast real estate market is unparalleled; his network of connections is extensive; and his behind-the-scenes insight always proves instrumental when assisting buyers and sellers to make informed decisions.  Chris Temple has the character and expertise you want in a Real Estate Agent and he looks forward to helping you!

Stephanie Villanueva Contact Agent

DRE# 02046321

Stephanie grew up in the fast paced Bay Area before relocating to the Central Coast in 2009. She enjoyed spending her free time exploring the diverse areas that San Luis Obispo County had to offer. Stephanie quickly fell in love with Paso Robles and the surrounding communities. She knew it was where she wanted to call home, raise her young family, and start her career in real estate. Stephanie continues to enjoy spending her free time attending local events, trying new restaurants, and visiting the local ranches and vineyards. Stephanie is highly motivated and dedicated to helping her clients sell their existing home, or find their perfect house to call home. Stephanie is a proud supporter of military veterans, law enforcement, fire fighters, and teachers. Stephanie is eager to help you every step of the way in your next real estate transaction.

Sara Wickstrom Contact Agent


Sara was born and raised right outside of San Francisco. In 1998, she moved to San Diego where she earned a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in marketing and business administration. Sara began her career as a retail buyer and merchandiser where she continued to grow into a model home designer. In 2010, Sara relocated to the Central Coast with her husband to raise their two children. Her passions include hiking, spending time at the beach and volunteering at my children’s school. Her love for homes, decor and the area lead me to join the world of real estate. Whether you are selling or purchasing a home, Sara can offer a diverse background paired with superior customer service to meet all of your real estate needs. She is organized with a superb ability to prioritize. Relationships and communication are vital qualities that she can share with you. Sara is committed to taking care of her clients and she looks forward to the opportunity to work with you!

Contact us to request an appointment with our real estate agents. Our team offers services throughout Paso Robles, California, and surrounding areas in San Luis Obispo and Southern Monterey Counties.