Agent Details


Co-Founder & CEO

Doug Echelberger has achieved excellence in the real estate industry, securing top rankings as the #1 Real Estate Agent in San Clemente, #3 in Orange County*, and #53 nationwide*. His dedication to hands-on personalized service and vast experience has placed him at the pinnacle of Southern California’s real estate market, earning him the trust of discerning buyers and sellers.

As a lifelong resident of San Clemente and the Founder and President of Echelberger Group, the city’s leading real estate team, Doug possesses unparalleled knowledge of the coastal region in south Orange County. His expertise has helped numerous sellers achieve and often exceed their real estate goals in record time, while he matches buyers with homes that perfectly suit their budgets and lifestyles.

At Echelberger Group, Doug has assembled a team of professionals who excel in representing traditional properties and also specialists in luxurious waterfront properties, senior relocations, first-time buyers, and commercial, income, land, and investment real estate. This talented and respected group provides clients with an exceptional level of service, reflecting Doug’s commitment to excellence.

Doug’s vast experience covers a broad spectrum, including single-family homes, REOs, probate, short sales, divorce sales, and leases. His ability to oversee successful real estate transactions with outstanding service sets him apart from his competitors, garnering industry recognition through impressive sales volume.

His passion for real estate began early in life, stemming from his family’s longstanding brokerage, San Clemente Real Estate, which served the community with honesty and dependability for over 21 years. Doug continues this rich tradition, ensuring South County clients achieve their most important objectives.

Partnered with Inhabit Real Estate, Doug and his growing team at Echelberger Group provide clients with a rewarding and unparalleled experience. The exclusive access to proprietary marketing strategies, state-of-the-art databases, and a network of top agents and brokers benefits both buyers and sellers alike. Above all, Echelberger Group remains dedicated to its core commitment: Genuinely Personalized Service.


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We realize the purchase and sale of real estate property is probably one of the most important transactions that a person can make. We’ve built our business and outstanding reputation by helping our clients navigate through the process efficiently and professionally from start to finish.