Real Estate Professional with over 11 years of experience in the Bay Area
- San Mateo, California (San Francisco Bay Area)
- Real Estate
Rica Ruiz's Overview
- Real Estate Consultant at Keller Williams Peninsula Estates
Rica Ruiz's Summary
I was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and I have vast experience in Real Estate with both Buyers and Sellers in Foster City, Burlingame, San Mateo, the Peninsula and the rest of the Bay Area. My history of developing highly targeted marketing campaigns and years of comprehensive sales success have resulted in profitable sales for both residential and commercial real estate. I am an entrepreneurial leader dedicated to providing the highest quality service possible and helping individuals find and afford their dream home.
My clients know that I am a trusted advisor with the experience and knowledge essential to achieve outstanding results. I am known as a savvy negotiator and I take a relentless approach to ensure that my clients get the best possible outcome. I am committed to integrity and honesty and I believe my reputation as a trustworthy individual is the foundation of my success.
I develop extremely successful strategic plans and provide disciplined advice to help individuals achieve their Real Estate goals. As a dedicated member of the community with years of experience supporting a range of civic organizations, I have a stake in helping the Bay Area remain one of the best places to live, work and raise a family. I am a Licensed Real Estate Agent, Realtor, Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource (SFR), and Internet Marketing Specialist Designation (IMSD) and I am affiliated with the San Mateo County Association of Realtor (SAMCAR), the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and the California Association of Realtors (CAR). For further information you can review my bio at www.ricaruiz.com or www.thericaruizgroup.com
Specialties: Real Estate Sales, Buyer Representation, Residential Real Estate, First Time Homebuyers, Short Sales, Foreclosures, Contract Negotiation, Marketing Strategies, Open Houses, Social Media.
Rica Ruiz's Experience
Real Estate Consultant
Keller Williams Peninsula Estates
December 2011 – Present (2 years 10 months) Burlingame
Develop effective marketing and sales strategies, successfully growing revenue in challenging markets. Utilize years of experience as a Realtor and Licensed California Real Estate Agent to organize all aspects of house sales and advise Buyer clients searching for their dream home.
• Taught and mentored less experienced Real Estate Agents, enhancing their skills.
• Developed detailed Internet marketing and social media strategies for home sales.
• Possess specialized training as a Short Sale Foreclosure resource.
• Active leader on the Associate Leadership Council (ALC), improving productivity and profits.
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Real Estate industry
June 2011 – December 2011 (7 months)
Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Real Estate industry
March 2006 – June 2011 (5 years 4 months) San Mateo
Coordinated Real Estate sales and residential property management in California. Developed targeted marketing and sales plans. Scheduled showings and organized open houses and tours. Negotiated contracts.
Self-Employed; Myself Only; Real Estate industry
December 2009 – June 2010 (7 months)
Community Coordinator / Capital Campaign Coordinator
Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Religious Institutions industry
February 2003 – February 2008 (5 years 1 month) San Francisco Bay Area
Researched and scouted properties for new church facilities. Successfully interfaced with commercial real estate agents and negotiated lease agreements. Integral role in launching a capital campaign. Coordinated finance seminars for members and the community. Recruited and led a team of over 30 volunteers.
Regional Sales Manager
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry
October 2000 – July 2001 (10 months) Milpitas, CA
Trained an online advertising sales team. Created and negotiated advertising campaigns. Developed creative solutions including one-click lead generation and email promotions to met clients' ROI needs.
Senior Account Executive
Nonprofit; Myself Only; TGLO; International Trade and Development industry
March 2000 – October 2000 (8 months) San Francisco Bay Area
Developed creative marketing strategies and unique PowerPoint presentations for different verticals within our Network.
Rica Ruiz's Skills & Expertise
- Short Sales
- Buyer Representation
- Real Estate
- Residential Homes
- First Time Home Buyers
- Team Building
- Email Marketing
- Customer Service
- Commercial Real Estate
- Online Advertising
- Marketing Strategy
- Lead Generation
- Single Family Homes
- Contract Negotiation
- Social Media
- Investment Properties
- New Home Sales
- Real Estate Transactions
- Real Estate Financing
- Account Management
- Business Development
- Sales Prospecting
- Sales Management
Rica Ruiz's Certifications
Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource Certification
- National Association of Realtors
- License 01353905
Rica Ruiz's Education
Rica Ruiz's Additional Information
Professional Networking, Gourmet cooking, Baking, Travel, Running, Reading scripts, Learning, Studying the Bible
- Groups and Associations:
San Mateo County Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource Certification, MLS Listings, World Vision, Campus Crusade for Christ, Central Peninsula Church
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- career opportunities
- consulting offers
- new ventures
- expertise requests
- reference requests
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