International Surf Properties Team


Jim Habig

Jim was born and raised in San Clemente, California…the ultimate surf town! He has travelled the world surfing, diving and fishing. Being an avid waterman, Jim always wanted one place he could see the best surf properties in the world to dream and plan.

Jim Habig has achieved notable success in his 20 year career as a real estate professional in the highly competitive Southern California market. He furthered his success with the creation of International Surf Properties, a premier brokerage specializing in coastal and surf-centric properties. Leveraging his extensive industry experience and deep understanding of the unique demands of surf enthusiasts and investors, Habig has facilitated numerous high-value transactions, connecting clients with prime oceanfront and beachfront properties. Under his guidance, International Surf Properties has expanded its portfolio into 15 countries, catering to a diverse clientele seeking luxury homes, vacation rentals, land, commercial and investment opportunities in some of the most coveted surf destinations around the world.

Henry Ford

Henry is a legendary California surfer who is a mainstay in many aspects of our surfing culture. Henry started surfing along the sand bars in the South Bay, Hermosa, Redondo, Manhattan and Torrance beaches, way back in the early 1950’s. He was a star in many of Bruce Brown’s early surfing movies including “Slippery When Wet,” “Surfing Hollow Days” and “Barefoot Adventure.”

During the era of surf clubs he, along with his pal and another classic surf legend, Freddy Phauler, were part of the infamous “Double Duce Danglers” of 22nd Street in Hermosa Beach. He was also a regular at Malibu during the summers along with such notables as the surfing “king of pop” himself, Terry “Tube steak” Tracey, Mickey “da Cat” Dora, Johnny Fain, Mike Doyle, Mickey “the Mongoose” Munoz and “Gidget” herself.



Liz was raised on the coast of California where she grew a deep love for the ocean. Her family spent long days on the beaches of San Diego and Baja where they often could be seen diving and fishing in the boutiful waters of the Pacific and the Sea of Cortez.

Liz's marketing background can be traced back to her work for Big Bear Mountain Resorts where she worked at creating excitement and brand awareness. Liz when on to push her real estate career in San Clemente and helping to create International Surf Properties. Her work on marketing for ISP is very evident in the marketing campaigns. Liz is skilled in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media (FB, IG, Twitter) as corporate management and communications.


Michael was born in surf rich, Western Australia, and has English and Australian heritage. Growing up in a rock lobster fishing family, Michael’s love of the ocean started at a young age, spending time between the remote islands of the Abrolhos and the fishing towns of Dongara and Kalbarri. Messing around in boats, in and out of the water, freediving, surfing and spearfishing, has been a way of life. Michael has spent most of his life globe-trotting, exploring off the beaten track, and getting to know some of the world’s most beautiful destinations and world-class surf breaks. From skiing in Japan and Europe to surfing in Asia, Michael has also spent extensive time travelling and living in Indonesia, becoming familiar with both the language, Indonesian culture, and the way of life. READ MORE



With years of professional experience under his belt, Colin’s passion is still surfing. He lives by all things water. Today he shortboards, longboards, SUP surfs, and foils. Colin feels fortunate that he’s been able to surf many of the best waves on earth while experiencing the many truly amazing cultures the world has to offer.. He is excited to share this experience while helping friends and clients that perfect surf property. Colin resides in San Clemente, California with his four children. Today he loves nothing more than hitting the road and getting to show the kids the ins and outs of surf travel in locales he has become familiar with worldwide. Passionately sharing his love for riding waves and traveling, Colin truly embodies the Salt Life


When one spends the majority of their time surfing, fly-fishing, diving and skiing, where you wake up will tell the tale just how much time you will spend on the water or on the hill. After a few years at University of Colorado in Boulder, Greg left on yet another of his lengthy travels in search of waves, native textiles, and of course any fish with an impressive address. After returning to Colorado and opening his first art gallery, Greg realized he was too far from the water to surf, sail, salt water fish or dive, That brought him back to East County, San Diego toset up private practice as a Navaho textile conservator and of course, sales. This allowed me to settle into a pattern of moving and working between great mountains and beaches including Hawaii, New Mexico, New Zealand, and Cabo San Lucas, where he was co-owner of a marlin fishing fleet, surrounded by uncrowded waves.



Felipe is a Big Wave Surf Legend and international real estate expert that has joined ISP to bring his knowledge of the real estate markets and offerings in Central America and Indonesia… to name a few. He has successfully created and run the Malole Surf House on Rote Island for many years and invites you to come along on his journey to Surf Until You’re 100!

Pomar is a legendary surfer who has vast experience in real estate. He has held a real estate brokers license in the state of Hawaii since 1972 and has purchase and sold properties in Australia, Hawaii, Peru, Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico and Indonesia. There are few people in the world more qualified in the international surf real estate game than Pomar.

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