Deborah Kernahan, CEO

Team Leader | Licensed Real Estate Professional

Deborah is an accomplished, trusted and experienced real estate professional with a highly regarded track record of success, Deborah offers a rare ability of creating close, authentic relationships with her clients. Deborah’s knowledge of the marketplace, trends and individualized customer service guarantees each client has the opportunity to get exactly what they desire.

Currently celebrating more than 30 years in the real estate industry, an achievement that comes from her dedication to providing exceptional and comprehensive services within the Greater Los Angeles & Ventura markets.

Beyond primary residential properties, Deborah also specializes in the acquisition and marketing of distinctive luxury estates, second homes/vacation homes and investment properties. In 2016, she earned the notable CERTIFIED LUXURY HOME MARKETING SPECIALIST® designation and MILLION DOLLAR GUILD® recognition, extending her reach into the million dollar and above housing market. This recognition means Deborah has met specific criteria and has documented performance in the multi-million dollar housing market. Deborah is part of a cadre of agents who work in the top 1.2% of our marketplace.

Deborah also believes in paying it forward. In 2014 she earned the honorable SRES® designation which offers unparalleled training and experience in senior real estate. Making the experience of buying and selling real estate in later life years less daunting.

Families working with Kernahan and Associates benefit from a boutique-style, personal approach to real estate, lead with understanding, transparency, honesty, tough negotiations, determination and experience.

We look forward to working with you!

Kristin Vargas

Licensed Agent

The primary reason Kristin got into Real Estate was to become a part of potentially the most important investment a person would make in their lifetime....their Home! As your real estate agent, Kristin will be an advocate for you. Whether you are buying or selling, she will work tirelessly to promote your best interests. If you are selling, she will work with you to get you the fairest price, in the least amount of time, by using state-of-the-art technology, team collaboration, and utilizing Compass' superior marketing materials. If you are buying, she will work hard to provide you with the best information and market data to inform and assist you so you can be a well-equipped buyer with the strongest possible negotiating position.

Kristin understands that buying and selling real estate can be stressful. As a full-time real estate agent, she will work hard to lower your stress level and make your experience as pleasurable as possible. She will accomplish this through constant communication and by being accessible whenever you need her. Her clients’ experience is her number one priority.

Kristin is a third generation Camarillo resident and has seen the ever-changing market for Ventura County.


As your real estate professional, Kristin will be your advocate every step of the way! Kristin understands one of the most important investments a person will make will always be real estate. With Compass’ state-of-the-art technology, team collaboration, and superior marketing materials she aspires to get sellers top dollar, in the least amount of time, while minimizing stress. As your buyer’s agent Kristin will work tirelessly to support your best interests by providing important market data and detailed information to produce the strongest negotiating position possible.

Kristin is mindful of the stress that often comes with buying and selling real estate. As a full-time, experienced agent, she will ensure your experience is pleasurable and a successful one. Kristin is well regarded for her communication skills, patience and professional demeanor. Your experience and satisfaction is always her priority.

Kristin is a third generation resident of Camarillo, California. She has experienced the ever-changing markets of Ventura County and is available to make your real estate dream a reality!

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Compass is a licensed real estate broker (01991628) in the State of California and abides by Equal Housing Opportunity laws. All material presented herein is intended for informational purposes only. Information is compiled from sources deemed reliable but is subject to errors, omissions, changes in price, condition, sale, or withdraw without notice. No statement is made as to accuracy of any description. All measurements and square footages are approximate. Exact dimensions can be obtained by retaining the services of an architect or engineer. This is not intended to solicit property already listed.