An East Bay resident for 17+ years, Raquel prides herself on her extensive knowledge of the local market she has accumulated through her years of experience. I know that the right home, in the right neighborhood is so important to feeling at home! In a time where buying and selling a home has been whittled down to simply a transactional deal, Raquel takes an old school approach by going above and beyond the expectations of her clients. Hard work is her trademark.
Through her calm and deliberate approach, Raquel maintains constant communication building client trust every step of the way. Her clients appreciate her keen ability to think outside the box in order to give them the best results possible.
Raquel has a degree in Interior Design, which enables her to see and bring out the unique traits of each home which is a key component in preparing a property for market. She provides her clients the key information needed to enhance their appeal to the masses. She also is a strong negotiator. Always staying one step ahead, anticipating what is next and having a solution in mind.
When not selling real estate, Raquel is an avid supporter of her children’s schools, serving for the past several years as a PTA board member. Next year she is excited to serve as the Treasure of Joaquin Moraga Middle School. She also volunteers at her local church and is involved in community charities such as Wardrobe for Opportunity and the AIDS Foundation. Fluent in Spanish, she loves to travel, loves art, remodeling her own investment properties, shopping with her daughter, watching her son play basketball, and evenings out with her girlfriends. She lives in Moraga with her husband and two children, ages 11 and 15.
Raquel continues to add to her long list of delighted clients who felt choosing her as their agent, was key in making such a successful investment and choosing their property felt like… coming home.
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I have been working with Raquel for a couple years. I have helped many of Raquel’s clients with the financing on their home loans so I have been involved in a lot of her transactions. I have worked with hundreds of realtors over the past 12 years and Raquel is on of the few Realtors I would feel comfortable referring to my own personal clients too.
I highly recommend Raquel Louie. She knows the market, she knows the business. She also took the time to get to know me and my husband and find out what we really wanted when buying our first home. She explained the sometimes mysterious workings of mortgages, appraisals, inpections, home warranties and much more.
Raquel is great! She is definitely a great person to have on your team if you are looking to buy. She is assertive and looks out for your best interest. There is no question you can’t come to her with. I would definitely recommend Raquel as an agent. She is personable and extremely knowledgeable. She is also connected to a wide network in the bay area and can get you in touch with good people for whatever you need.
Raquel Louie was referred to me by a friend and I am extremely grateful for it. She helped me sell my condo in Oakland and got me more than I was expecting. First, she has a great eye for taste, so she walked me through the remodel. I was out of town and she even picked up materials for me, so that the job could be completed on time to get on the market. The person that remodeled my place was a person she has worked with closely, so they gave me a really good price and she was also able to keep them on point during a miscommunication. This is far above and beyond anything a normal real estate agent would ever do.
Raquel Louie is a great real estate agent. She is extremely responsive and professional. She and her team made sure all our questions were answered at all times. If you are looking for a real estate team that’s professional, dependable, honest, experienced, and able to negotiate, I highly recommend her.
Raquel is amazing! Not only did she help me find the home I’ve always dreamed of, but she made the process so smooth. She is a true pro and knows her business. She was always up front with me and made sure I stayed on track when it came to buying a place within my budget, location, with amenities I really wanted. If you’re looking for a home and want someone who is prosessional, assertive when needed, ethical and market saved, then I highly recommed Raquel. I know where I’m going when I buy my next place!
I was so fortunate to have met Raquel when my husband and I started our search for our family home. She is extremely resourceful, efficient, responsive, honest and is truly a trusted advisor. Raquel was available to both of us at any time of day and for whatever we needed. She has a strong knowledge of the market, buying process and how to best to position her clients in this highly competitive market. She is very talented and is has a remarkable ability of being able to marry people’s preferences and personalities with the listings that she presents to her clients. With Raquel’s help we were able to purchase the home of our dreams in a very short period of time. I would strongly recommend Raquel!
I have used Raquel over the past 5 years as my agent. She has represented me in 2 purchases and both have been great deals! She has always looked out for my best interest as a buyer. She is easily accessible via phone or txt and keeps her word when she makes a promise. Whenever she sees a property which matches my search criteria she gives me a call immediately, I look forward to using her in future deals!
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