Scott Raaka offers wine country and Bay Area homebuyers a combination of over 20 years of finance and asset management experience and a lifetime love of Sonoma real estate. Having grown up in the Sonoma valley since 1974, he provides homebuyers with local background knowledge and an expert eye for finding hidden property gems.
After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder and then working and living in San Francisco for many years, Scott understands the mindset and desires of city residents who are looking to relocate or find a perfect vacation home or income property. When preparing a home for sale, Scott provides expert advice to sellers regarding pricing and how to best prepare the property to appeal to buyers. With a keen eye for marketing, he strategically advertises and dedicates himself to creating a seamless close and negotiating to obtain the best price. Scott has a talent for landscaping, creating curb appeal and cultivating the details that transform a property from every day to spectacular.
Scott’s background in investment banking gives him specialized technical and analytical qualifications that can make the difference when working through contracts, inspections and the financing process. With family in Sonoma, Marin and San Francisco, he possesses important insights about neighborhoods, schools and values that buyers want and need to know.