Rachel Walsh

Rachel Walsh

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson


One of Real Trends’ 2021 Best Real Estate Professionals in America


Buyer’s Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation, Consulting


New York University - English, Hotel Restaurant Management

Montclair University - English, Journalism

Client Testimonials

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"Rachel Walsh is by far the best realtor that we have ever worked with during our purchasing and selling of 13 homes. She is very professional, extremely knowledgeable and reliable. We were immediately impressed with her organizational skills, preparation, and insights of the marketplace. She has the highest level of integrity and is someone that you can trust with the important task of buying or selling a home. We highly recommend Rachel Walsh!" - Dennis and Jill

"Rachel is extremely knowledgeable, has great insights, and is very organized and easy to work with. We relocated to Fairfield County from out of state and she helped us get a good understanding of the area so that we could focus in on the town that would be best us. She has provided great recommendations local resources that have helped us settle into our new home and better get to know the area. She is a pleasure to work with."

"Rachel is a phenomenal real estate professional. We were unfamiliar with the Connecticut market and she provided us with a wealth of general information about numerous towns in Fairfield County. After showing us homes in New Canaan, Darien, Westport and Southport, we ultimately purchased a home in Southport. Throughout the entire process Rachel was extremely professional, responsive, patient, and provided us with excellent representation and guidance. After the closing, Rachel continued to help us in countless ways to become familiar with our new community and feel welcome. Rachel goes above and beyond for her clients!" - Jim and Catherine

"We were referred to Rachel by a friend when looking for a new home. Rachel was very knowledgeable about the area, extremely helpful and attentive. We have remained close since our purchase 2 years ago. We have moved several times before moving to CT and Rachel was by far the BEST Realtor we have ever used."

"Rachel helped us purchase our home in New Canaan. She is highly knowledgeable and experienced in the local market. She is also very dedicated and lovely to work with overall. We were very impressed, for example, with her diligence in navigating our home inspection report. Her expectations were equivalent or perhaps even higher than ours in terms of what we needed the sellers to address, and she followed up on all items very carefully. Since moving into our home, Rachel has continued to be a great resource in terms of recommending contractors and keeping us in the loop regarding town events. She's incredibly hard working, smart and caring - a wonderful combination!"

About Rachel
Rachel knows that there are a lot of luxury real estate agents to choose from, but she also knows what makes her stand out from the rest. Rachel’s entire working life led her to become a consistent top-producing Realtor in New Canaan and Darien, CT for the last 26 years, leading her to become one of Wall Street Journal's 2021 Top RealTrends agents.

When looking for an agent, the most important qualities should include experience, trust, communication, transparency, creative and analytical thinking, hyper-local knowledge, the ability to listen, and the desire to serve and protect their client. An agent must understand the town, the historical home values, the quality of a home, the locations, schools, and the knowledge of what will appreciate over time. This knowledge comes from years of experience and being able to navigate through all the curveballs real estate can throw your way.

Rachel knows that the way to truly know a town is by living in it and that choosing a community can be a daunting experience. It’s helpful to have an agent who has lived in New Jersey, Manhattan, Westchester County, NY, and Fairfield County, CT. This tri-state experience can help you choose your ideal town with the knowledge needed to make the right choice for you.

Rachel has lived in both Darien and New Canaan, CT. She has extensive experience with the schools, town programs, and the exceptional services available to all. Rachel has run several fund-raisers to support the local schools, houses of worship, animal shelters, children’s programs, homeless shelters and senior services. She strives to be an integral part of the community and will help you become one also.

Rachel grew up in Upper Montclair, NJ and due to her love of dogs, became a veterinarian’s assistant in her teens, even helping to assist with surgeries. She is an avid advocate of animals and has sponsored many pet adoptions within her community. After graduating from The Team School, a progressive and independent work and learn environment, she attended Montclair State University and New York University, achieving an advanced degree in hotel and restaurant management. After working in tennis, health, and golf clubs, Rachel continued her commitment to luxury service and worked as the Manager of VIP Services at two Central Park South hotels in Manhattan, where her clientele ranged from heads of business to politicians to TV and film celebrities. Her business acumen and her rich work history of helping the luxury consumer translated perfectly into selling luxury real estate.

With 100% commitment and a 7-day-a-week work ethic, compassion for her clients, and a strong passion her job, Rachel is the consummate real estate professional. Having sold over 850 million in real estate, Rachel is an expert negotiator, teacher and partner in the real estate process. She is respected by her peers and works well with other agents to assure her clients have a seamless transaction. Representing both buyers and sellers, Rachel’s commitment to you will far surpass your expectations.

Rachel and Compass are the best partners to be able to provide you with an unparalleled real estate experience whether you’re buying or selling a home. Compass is the nation’s leading tech real estate company, and Rachel is an avid real estate and tech geek, using the latest technology, social media, and artificial intelligence to help buyers and sellers succeed to make their house dreams come true.

Rachel Walsh’s Listings

Listed By Compass
Under Contract
353 South Avenue

New Canaan, CT 06840

5 BD
5.5 BA
7,413 SF