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Meet The Collaborative

At the Collaborative, we know that real estate is stressful in the best of circumstances. To say nothing of when you’re dealing with a life-changing event; pushing the speed of light at home, work, or both; or building a business that will change the world. We also know that with the right team behind you, it doesn’t have to be.

We’re called The Collaborative for a reason. As your real estate concierge, our team works together for your ideal tomorrow. We aim to create an amazing, curative experience that lets you live your life and get the best possible house or price in Richmond, one of the top 50 cities in the U.S.

Real estate here is competitive. But we’re experts in RVA and the surrounding counties and specialize in the hyperlocal markets within each neighborhood. We’ve got stellar videographers, lenders, marketing experts, and anyone you need for everything home. Our streamlined systems make your experience easier, and our proven processes help you come out on top. We explain every step, answer messages whenever we get them, and always remember your birthday.

That’s because we’re a caring bunch who consider our clients to be friends and family. We truly want to be your agents for life. We’ll do the hard work, and we’ll always act in your best interests. We believe we can only call it service if it leaves you shouting our name from the rooftops!

Elevate your Real Estate Business to the Next Level with The Collaborative

with Alicia Soekawa
Elevate your Real Estate Business to the Next Level with The Collaborative
Susan H.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
We have worked with Alicia both to sell a house and to help my parents buy a house. She was excellent at negotiating some challenges that came up as we were selling our house and her advice was perfect to get us through and come out with exactly what we wanted from the house. She is a pleasure to work with and was so helpful and patient working with my parents who were moving out of their home of 35 year...

— Susan H.

Nelson O.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Alicia is simply the best Realtor® I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Her positive energy and overall personality have been a consistent presence in our lives over the past few years. What separates Alicia from the pack is that she really does take a human-centric approach in dealing with people. She will give you her honest advice and recommendation on your specific situation even if she does...

— Nelson O.

Christine K.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Alicia and her team are turnkey, top-notch, knowledgeable and all around delightful. The selling process was smooth and easy, thanks to their beautiful marketing efforts and efficient assessment of all offers. I felt like I gained a friend in Alicia in addition to a great business partner. I highly recommend her services!

— Christine K.

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The Collaborative Difference

The Collaborative represents the region’s finest properties with exceptional skill, using the most innovative technologies available. Their years of full-time experience have given them clear insight into homebuyer and seller mindsets and a thorough understanding of the regional marketplace. You’ll have a team of trusted advisors on your side, working together to achieve your goals with their unsurpassed market knowledge and negotiation skills.

 

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