Real Estate is truly in Nicole Jacobs’ DNA. As a second generation Bay Area Realtor, she has been surrounded by the business her whole life. This extensive exposure has provided Nicole with a deep understanding of the business, tremendous market knowledge and an outstanding network within the brokerage community. Nicole’s background along with her dedication to service for her clients has created a track record of success in representing both buyers and sellers since 2002.
Nicole began her career as a Sales Associate with San Francisco Real Estate Services, owned and operated by her family for over three decades. In 2012, Nicole and her husband Everett moved their family to Lafayette. Nicole moved to Orinda in 2014 and currently resides there with her husband and three children. Now deeply entrenched in the Lamorinda area, Nicole expanded her business and is thrilled to be using her expertise and experience to help people in her community.
Nicole is committed to helping her clients achieve their real estate goals and accomplishes this by providing them with thorough needs assessment, skillful negotiating, strategic & innovative marketing and extensive market knowledge. The product of this is remarkable results for her clients. Nicole knows that the home buying and selling process can be stressful. Each client and sale is unique. She is dedicated to making each transaction smooth and successful for every one of her clients.
Nicole graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Santa Barbara. Prior to real estate she worked in technology sales. Nicole has experience working in sales and marketing for new home developers as well as spent time working in advertising for large developers. Nicole bought her first investment property at 25 and has had personal experience renovating both single family homes and condominiums.
When she is not selling properties, you can find Nicole enjoying time with her family, watching her kids various sporting activities, cooking, exercising or enjoying some of the activities our beautiful bay area offers.
Nicole is the best agent out there! Beyond her knowledge and experience, she's a wonderful person who works hard on your behalf and is loaded with outstanding advice and market insight. Whether buying or selling, we wouldn't work with anyone else in the bay area, Nicole Jacobs is the best.
- Seller, Lafayette
Nicole is a true real estate professional. From accurately setting the price she assured us we could get to acceding it, to working with our scheduling needs and arranging for inspections and necessary work while we were abroad, to working with buyers and their agents to finalize the transaction, she provided the very best real estate experience we've ever had over many years of buying and selling homes in various locations.
- Seller, San Francisco
My husband & I worked with Nicole when looking to move from San Francisco to the East Bay. While we had heard great things about Lamorinda, we were both pretty unfamiliar with the area. Nicole did a wonderful job introducing us to the area and helping us to understand the benefits, drawbacks & considerations of various neighborhoods. She self-selected the group of homes for us to view, based on her understanding of our preferences (this helped save us time, given our hectic work & family lives).
Once we found a home we wanted to move on, Nicole was extremely helpful in guiding our pricing & offer strategy. The first offer we placed was accepted -- we believe her insight and advice helped to save us roughly $100K in what we planned to offer, vs the offer we placed (and that was accepted). During the loan & escrow process, Nicole went above & beyond to ensure everything ran according to schedule. She also took any opportunity she could find, to relieve burdens on our time, which those processes invariably require.
Nicole was extremely professional, friendly and knowledgable throughout our entire experience. We are absolutely thrilled with the home and neighborhood where we now reside. I'd highly recommend working with Nicole.
- Buyer, Orinda
I have had the pleasure of knowing Nicole for close to 12 years both as a colleague and as her client. She helped me with my first purchase back in 2004 as a single man and now with a new upcoming purchase set to close in 2015 for my family. I have had great experience working with her as she always exhibits professionalism, deep knowledge of the Bay Area market and transparency in all my dealings. Nicole drove all aspects of the my first purchase with clarity, thoughtfulness and great execution. As a first time home buyer, the evaluation process can be overwhelming and I always felt with Nicole that she gave me a great lay of the land and helped educate me along the way. This is a big reason why I chose to work with her again on my second purchase here in San Francisco. I would recommend her to all first time and seasoned buyers in a market place that is highly competitive and where timing is everything. She has a great network and can quickly identify what it will take to secure purchase or sale and what pitfalls to be aware of...
- Buyer & Seller, San Francisco
Amazing! She handled everything from start to finish and helped us to find a perfect home for our family. Out of three other applicants, I believe that our offer was accepted because of Nicole's incredibly experience in the area, her savvy and her hard work. Thank you Nicole!
- Sally Graver