About Tierra Properties

Founded in 1986, Tierra Properties offers clients a full-service real estate company with a personal touch. We provide residential and commercial real estate service throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Our policy of treating each client as if he or she were our only client has allowed us to develop many mutually beneficial long-term professional relationships.

Through our affiliate RST & Associates, we offer full-service management of properties from single family homes to apartments to commercial and industrial real estate. We have a State-certified MAI (Member Appraisal Institute) appraiser on staff. Property tax audits and re-evaluations are also available. Because of our close involvement with the state and local political situation through the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles and the California Association of Realtors, we are able to advise clients regarding current and upcoming legislation that may affect their investment.

Tierra Properties would welcome an opportunity to help you achieve your real estate goals. Our office is located at 11866 Wilshire Blvd, three blocks east of Bundy Drive in West Los Angeles. Or give us a call at (310) 477-3192.

Irma Vargas

irma_vargas.jpg (10017 bytes)For over two decades, Tierra Properties founder and real estate broker Irma Vargas has taken leadership roles in the Los Angeles real estate community. Since 1990, she has been Director of the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA), an organization for which she was President in 1996-1997. Irma has served as State Director of the California Association of Realtors since 1988. She is President Elect of the Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors and Past President of the Santa Monica Board of Realtors. In addition, she is a member of the Santa Monica and West Los Angeles Chambers of Commerce. Irma specializes in Westside residential and greater Los Angeles income properties.

In 1980, Irma, Scott Tucker, and Yolanda Tucker founded RST & Associates, an organization that provides quality management services for owners of income property. Today, RST manages more than 130 buildings in areas including the Westside, the Mid-Wilshire area, the San Fernando Valley, Glendale, the San Gabriel Valley, Pasadena, and north San Diego.

From 1989 to 1994, Irma was Director of the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, and from 1993 to present she has been Personnel Commissioner for the City of Santa Monica. She is a graduate of Loyola-Marymount University, where she majored in business with emphasis in accounting, and is married, with two children.

Edward Keasbey ("Deke")Deke Keasbey

Deke Keasbey has been a commercial real estate broker for the Los Angeles area for more than two decades. He specializes in commercial real estate in greater Los Angeles, with an emphasis on apartment properties. He is well known in the Los Angeles area for his ongoing, in-depth research and writings on real estate investment market trends. Since 1991 Deke's commentaries on the Los Angeles income property market have appeared as a regular feature in "Apartment Age," the official  magazine of the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA).

Deke is a graduate of the University of Southern California, with studies in Urban Anthropology and Urban Planning and Demographics. He is a member of the California Association of Realtors, the Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors, AAGLA, Sons of the American Revolution, The Westerners, and the Historical Society of Southern California. His membership in  the latter reflects his interest in California history and the development of the West. Other interests include reading, hiking, skiing, karate, and travel.

Lynn R. Rivera

Previous experience as a loan representative for various lenders has given Lynn Rivera an in-depth understanding of the requirements of lending organizations from their perspective. Consequently, as previous clients will attest, she is able to provide everything the lender needs to qualify a buyer in the shortest possible span of time. In this regard, her expertise includes delivery of complete loan packages and 1003 supplemental loan application pages.

In addition to being Tierra Properties' home mortgage authority, Lynn is also a real estate broker specializing in residential income properties and homes. She has 14 years' experience in mortgages, real estate, and real estate tax law. The latter allows her to help her residential income clients plan for property depreciation and tax shelters.

Lynn is married, with two sons and three grandchildren. A music lover, she plays piano, enjoys yoga, and wants to learn Tai Chi. Her favorite things: thunderstorms and the ocean at high tide.

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