Tenancy In Common (TICs),
Sales of Residential Properties,
Commercial and Luxury Property Sales,
First Time Home,
Master Court of Sommeliers
"Rachel was absolutely incredible to work with. She worked tirelessly to help us find our dream home, answering our questions at all hours of the day and night. House hunting can get stressful, but it was always enjoyable to view homes with Rachel and I now feel some withdrawal from not talking with her daily. She has been so great even after our close, providing recommendations for roofers and contractors. I am sure we will work with Rachel again one day if she'll have us, and I would recommend her to any friend." - Sasha
"Rachel was born to work in real estate. She has an uncanny knack for pairing her client with the house of their dreams. I recently worked with Rachel to buy a house in Bernal Heights. I didn't even know that was my dream neighborhood until Rachel urged me to look at a house that had recently gone on the market. I was blown away by this gem and how fast she was able to secure a viewing for me. Immediately upon arriving at the property I knew this was the home for me and that with Rachel's help I would live in it. Her professionalism throughout the process differentiates her from the crowded Realtor® market. Rachel is genuine, smart as hell, and super fast to respond to any questions that inevitably arise throughout the process of buying a home. I would never work with anyone else. Not only is Rachel a consummate professional, but she has an amazing eye for design and is incredibly well experienced in rebuilding, restructuring, and remodeling properties. She is an invaluable resource from the beginning to the end of the process. Rachel genuinely cares about her clients and is a superb advisor on any topic related to buying a home. She went above and beyond for me with my mortgage broker and ensured a fast, painless 30 day close. In the three homes I have owned I have never closed at the exact date and time promised at the beginning of the process. Don't go with any other Realtor® in the Bay Area. You'd be missing out on the perfect home that you might never have known existed if it weren't for Rachel." - Jill
"Rachel is a class act and a real go-getter! She is one of the few agents I've met who truly understands both the business and personal sides of each transaction and uses that knowledge to gain an advantage in the marketplace. Her ability to assess the intricacies of trends and willingness to think outside the box make her an obvious choice for buyers and sellers at all price levels. She also has intimate experience in the world of development and has a keen eye for what is both possible and realistic. Rachel is one of the only people I can fully trust in the business world and would recommend her to anyone!"
Rachel joins Compass from The Agency where she served as the Managing Partner for San Francisco. Prior to The Agency Rachel helped lead The Swann Group, a partner group of agents at Vanguard Properties, which she in 2013. Serving as Principal, Rachel and her team were recognized for their industry knowledge, expert negotiation skills, and track record for generating superior results for a discerning clientele. Prior to founding The Swann Group, she spent several years working with Hill & Co. Real Estate and Vanguard Properties. A San Francisco homeowner and landlord in Noe Valley, Rachel understands that buying or selling a home is one of the most important decisions a person will make, and is committed to helping her clients navigate the process with patience, discretion, and a few laughs along the way.
Born and raised on the border of Sheboygan and Kohler, Wisconsin, Rachel moved to California to study wine at UC Berkeley and The Master Court of Sommeliers. After finishing her studies, she went on to tour the French and German wine routes and taste her way through Napa, Sonoma, and beyond. In 2005, after 17 years in the restaurant, club, and wine industries, Rachel moved to San Francisco. Enamored by the city’s distinctive architecture and seeking a career change, she earned her real estate license. Driven by her endless curiosity and motivation to succeed, a career in San Francisco’s dynamic and competitive real estate industry proved a perfect match. Living and breathing District 5, she remains committed to helping her clients find their own versions of home and happiness in the city she’s come to know and love.
A food and wine enthusiast, when she’s not serving her clients in real estate, Rachel enjoys trying the city’s newest restaurants, wine tasting, traveling, peletoning, supporting the locals through philanthropy and spending time with her nephew. She donates her time and resources to a number of causes she holds dear, including Art for AIDS, HRC, SPCA, ICA Work Study Program, and Friends of Noe Valley. Rachel lives in Noe Valley with her wife and three dogs, LaToya, Bentley, and Besito, and serves as President of the Noe Valley Neighborhood Merchants & Professionals.