Julie Ray

Julie Ray

Real Estate Agent | DRE# 01881349 | julierayhomes.com

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  • Top 1.5% of real estate agents nationwide - Real Trends 2022
  • Top 1.5% of real estate agents nationwide - Real Trends 2021
  • America’s Best Agents by REAL Trends 2019


  • Over 10 years of residential real estate experience
  • Northern California Native
  • Proud mother of 2
  • Active volunteer work with; There With Care, Woodside PTSA, Young Men's Service League (YMSL), Ballet America, Woodside High School Water Polo
  • Affiliations with: University of Washington and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Professional Certifications

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • California Association of REALTORS®
  • Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS®


  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sociology
About Julie
Julie is known for her professionalism, creativity, energy, diligence and dedication. Julie takes a hands-on approach for buyers and sellers throughout the process, from the initial meeting to closing.

Energized by the uniqueness of each deal, Julie is dedicated to developing a personalized approach tailored to each client’s individual needs. No matter how challenging or exciting the local real estate market may be, Julie’s clients can always count on receiving excellent service, informative market data and a partnership that lasts a lifetime.

Julie has a network of connections to people who can facilitate the transaction including contractors, title and escrow officers, loan agents, stagers, and more. Julie’s unique ability to connect with people is especially important. Whether purchasing a new home or preparing to sell the existing property, clients can count on her every step of the way.

As a California native who has lived in the Bay Area most of her life, Julie understands the local market and the value of buying a home in the area. A dedicated, Real Estate professional, Julie's no-nonsense approach has earned her accolades from clients as well as other realtors.

Client Testimonials

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"Working with Julie was a pleasure from the start. Not only is she the consummate professional with depth of knowledge of the Bay Area real estate market, but she is also personable and fun to work with. Julie made the whole process of selling our as painless as possible. Her vast network of contractors and resources were extremely helpful in prepping the for sale within a short time frame. Julie kept us updated regularly during the process and made the negotiations for the sale of our go smoothly and, for us, effortless. We are happy to recommend Julie to anyone looking for an agent for a sale or a purchase." - Kris

"We could not have been in better hands than with Julie Ray. Her advice and guidance on every step of preparing our condo for sale were invaluable in achieving the best possible price very efficiently and painlessly. Her enthusiasm and professionalism make her a truly top agent. We wish we had something else to sell or buy so we could use her again!" - James L.

"Julie, you are truly too generous and thoughtful. And you are exceptional at what you do to boot. We could not be happier with how we were represented in our sale. As before, we will eagerly recommend you to anyone who is looking for the best, and will hope to stay in touch and maybe even work with you in the future! " - Jared H.

"Julie is wonderful! She did a fantastic job of listening to our sometimes outlandish requests and even helped my wife and I find our compromises. I'm so happy Julie was the one helping us find our dream ." - Alexi A.

"Julie did a wonderful job guiding us through the purchase of our home. We definitely appreciated her thoughtful approach and also recognized her deep experience advising clients. We would highly recommend Julie to anyone pursuing a real estate transaction." - Chris & Eileen H.

" I can't thank you enough, Julie, for your stellar work. I will refer you to all my friends and family when they ask who they should call when they're in need of a fantastic Realtor!." - Janet.

"Julie couldn’t have been a better fit for me. Right away, we “clicked” and developed an easy and comfortable relationship. She is extremely organized, smart, attentive and reliable. She took the time to have lengthy conversations about what I was looking for and guide me along the way to finding a beautiful property that met my requirements. Once the offer was accepted, she was there every step of the way and even continued to offer assistance after I closed. Julie’s positive energy and fun personality made the whole experience a joy and I would definitely work with her again. " - Amy M.

"Julie was a tremendous help during our relocation to the Bay Area. She was able to find a home that was just right for us under an unbelievably tight timeline in a crazy market. We would recommend Julie to anyone looking for a home. " - John & MJ.

" I worked with Julie to sell my in Redwood City. I found Julie to be responsive, professional, and thorough. Julie has a great deal of real estate experience, which, ultimately, helped me receive multiple offers, and to sell my for over the asking price. Julie communicated every detail of this process, from the moment we starting working together, through the close of escrow. I am very satisfied with Julie and the real estate services she provided. " - Tony G.

"My husband and I were referred to Julie by her colleague and we thank our lucky stars that we were! Julie was the perfect real estate agent in every way. We very much appreciated her encouraging & positive attitude - she helped assure us that we would get a wonderful (even in this crazy competitive market)! In addition, she was extremely thorough with all the endless details of buying real estate, always prompt with her follow up, and very knowledgeable of the areas/neighborhoods that we were interested in buying in. We wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone looking to jump into the Peninsula housing market! " - Jessica & Jared.

"I am absolutely delighted to have Julie as my realtor. She understands the market, she knows the neighborhoods, she knows the other agents, and she goes the extra mile to make sure everything is right and that you're fully informed. Having worked with other realtors in the past, and having compared notes with friends who have also recently purchased a home -- I can tell you that Julie was exceptional. Where other realtors might disappear after an offer is made and accepted, Julie's sense of professional responsibility goes above and beyond. Julie is responsive to your questions, she is organized and detail oriented, and she is devoted to her profession and your experience. I could not recommend anyone more highly or more unreservedly. " - Wilson

"Julie you’ve absolutely blown us away with your perseverance, optimism / "seller-encouragement”, and savviness to orchestrate a deal at a price above our initial expectations. Thank You. " - Eric M.

"Julie Ray of Coldwell Banker in Menlo Park, was outstanding and easily the best Realtor I've ever worked with. Julie was extremely responsive and strategic, the time zone difference did not throw her off at all (we had a few pre-negotiation calls with her at midnight her time), and she knows the Peninsula market very well." - Eric O.

"Julie was wonderful to work with during my relocation. She spent time to get to know me, my lifestyle, and what I was looking for in a home. When I finally found the perfect place, she skillfully maneuvered me through a very competitive bidding process. She was very knowledgeable and always on top of things. She was truly a trusted partner and gave me a great sense of confidence every step of the way. I will recommend her to everyone. " - Majorie H.

"So far as I'm concerned, Julie Ray could be running Microsoft. She's just that personable, knowledgeable, organized and engaged. A 'perfect 10' of a real estate agent. I would absolutely hire her again." - Mary A.