In 2015, my family and I were lucky to start calling Santa Cruz home. The blend of small-town charm, laid-back lifestyle, and breathtaking natural beauty – the mountains, the ocean, and the vibrant surf culture truly resonates with us.
My interest in real estate started years ago when we were house hunting. We are originally from Brazil and had to learn everything about the home purchase process here. But I’m a researcher at heart, and diving deep into it was fascinating. Besides keeping up with the market news, I would constantly check listings to see what was available and daydream. We lived in the Bay Area for a few years, but Santa Cruz was always our goal.
As first-time buyers, we had a great experience with our real estate agent. She was attentive and helped us make one of the most important decisions of our lives. That experience stuck with me and eventually inspired me to look into real estate as a career where I could put my business degree to good use but, more importantly, help people find their perfect home and offer the same excellent experience we had. Keep reading
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