Julie Upton

Julie Upton

Realtor® | DRE: 02077214
About Julie
Julie is a San Francisco Bay Area real estate professional who exemplifies the true value of an agent in today's market. She strives to exceed her client's expectations and is engaged at every step of the buying and selling process—from first encounter to close of escrow. Her proactive approach, accessibility and attention to detail coupled with over 20 years of market knowledge result in seamless transactions for her clients, helping sellers obtain the highest market value for their homes and ensuring her buyers get the best deal.  

Trained and skilled in negotiation, Julie has a unique ability to network with other agents and find prime off-market real estate opportunities in competitive markets. She creatively utilizes the latest tools and technology, including AI, to provide real-time and relevant market activity, as well as long-term trends from multi-year transaction histories. Julie works primarily in Marin and Sonoma counties located north of San Francisco, where she enthusiastically shares her local knowledge about the various cities and neighborhoods. 

Julie is a lifestyle medicine advocate who believes that health begins at home. She promotes sustainable building design and how to use more environmentally-friendly materials. She is a great resource for Bay Area healthy living. Just ask her about Pilates studios, farmers markets, CrossFit gyms or the tastiest meat-free burgers in your neighborhood. 

Prior to her career in real estate, Julie worked as a registered dietitian, as well as a nationally-recognized nutrition and health journalist and author based in New York City. Her work has appeared in hundreds of national newspapers, magazines and online outlets including The New York Times, Washington Post and Time Magazine. She holds a Master of Science degree in nutrition communications from Boston University.  

When she’s not working, Julie loves enjoying the out doors and staying fit by trail running, biking and swimming. Julie lives in Novato with her husband and their two fab felines.

Testimonials

“Julie is so knowledgeable about Marin neighborhoods, was super responsive to all of our questions and needs — even when we just needed an additional opinion or extra hand-holding. Her advice was always spot on! So happy!”
- LISA A.

“Julie was absolutely amazing to work with! Straightforward, knowledgeable, professional, prompt — someone who goes above and beyond for her clients. Julie’s sound advice and approach-ability made her incredibly easy to work with. ”
-Olivia J.

“I highly recommend Julie as a real estate professional to work with. From the initial meeting to the last day we close, she has been a true partner in each stage of the process. I thought getting a home ready for sale meant headaches and stress, but it turned out so easy because Julie handled it all.”
-Grace Y.

“My experience with Julie was excellent. Julie has an attention to detail that I have not seen in many agents. She was guiding me along the way from start to finish. I was able to reach Julie whenever I had a question or concern; working with Julie was more than selling a home, we created a life-long business relationship.”
-Teresa L.

“Julie is currently look for a property for us and we are so impressed with her responsiveness. She is always willing to show us properties and explain the good and the not so good aspects of the property. We really feel like she has our back and is always looking out for our best interest. ”
-Lisa S.