Bailey Aptos Office Office
Ca DRE: 02063912
Born and raised in Santa Cruz, Raquel's family and family business has been a pillar of Santa Cruz County since the 1980's.
She understands the numerous benefits of life in Santa Cruz with its unmatched weather, culture and diversity. Raquel believes in giving back to her community volunteering for the Animal Shelter along with being involved in the Aptos Sports Foundation committee.
Raquels patience, detail oriented and proactive approach supported her in her career leading and managing people in their success. She spent 15 years responsible for managing a large business team of 30 people in her family owned plumbing business giving her hands on practical experience in guiding, servicing and empowering people to follow their goals and aspirations.
Raquel has owned numerous income properties and has been a property manager for both residential and commercial property. When she was 5 years old, her father built her a life size dollhouse igniting in her a passion for creating a beautiful and efficient home environment resulting in purchasing her first home in Santa Cruz at 24 years old. Raquel has an incredible eye for bringing beauty, organization, decluttering and efficiency together. These strengths come through when working with her clients and matching homes to their needs and vision for their lives.
Raquel’s creative, enthusiastic, and caring nature is perfect for matching each client's desire as well as skillfully featuring a home's unique presence and character. She treats clients like family and is dedicated to listening intently while matching individuals and families with the properties, buildings and neighborhoods that best suit their needs.
She believes if you have a good home, you can build anything...it is the foundation for our lives to thrive. Meeting new people and helping them find the right house to call home is her passion. Her client dedication and love of helping others are what motivates her most. She loves the subject of architecture, especially the desire of fixer uppers, old world style, Spanish style homes and estates. She has a unique eye and passion for recognizing what lies in the vision of a properties potential.
Because of her long career in running businesses, managing people and her personal investments in real estate, she has a well established and vast network of professionals to connect her clients to and help them establish the grounds for all their future home needs. She excels in navigating the complicated terrain of property construction, management and more.
Call Raquel to guide you in finding and establishing your dream home.