To find the Best 2022 Real Estate Companies in Oakland and the East Bay, we survey the people who know them best: local homebuyers, Oakland Magazine subscribers, and their peers in the industry (mortgage, insurance, and real estate agents). The winning realtors are those who have shown exceptional customer service and dedication to helping Oakland residents buy and sell the houses they call home.
Here are the 2022 Top 5 Best Real Estate Companies as voted for by residents in Oakland and throughout the East Bay:
Corcoran Global Living
1901 Harrison St Suit 1100
Oakland, CA 94612
Cush Real Estate by Design
Red Oak Realty
The Oakland Magazine Winner in the category of Best Real Estate Companies in Oakland and the East Bay in 2022 is:
Cush Real Estate by Design
Featured 2022 Best of Oakland and the East Bay Best Real Estate Companies
COTTON REALTY is comprised of a virtual team working to expand across California. Virtual teams are commonplace thanks to today’s technology. We have a “team concept” in which each agent is an “area specialists‟ to serve your every real estate need. Cotton Realty has a great team of caring and competent team members, with the highest ethical standards, that will always have your best interests at heart-in every action they take on your behalf. A team can provide far better, quality and personalized service than an individual agent trying to do everything themselves. Regardless of the team member’s location, we meet our team goals with effective use of web-conference meetings & training, referral partnering, online collaboration of real estate marketing and market trends, and ultimately provide our clients with valuable service and leadership.
Ria Cotton-Landry is the Broker-Owner of Cotton Realty, a virtual brokerage focusing on economic development and real estate sales. Cotton Realty agents are spread throughout neighboring California counties to strategically meet client goals as a collective organization. Ria’s career in real estate started in 2004, supporting loan origination, appraisal and underwriting with a Savings & Loan Company. She advanced to Wholesale Account Executive managing broker accounts. From there, managed an entire region during a down market leading her company in sales. As a Realtist and Real Estate Broker, she represents residential and commercial buyers, sellers, and also enjoys project management for independent builders in new construction. As past President of the Women’s Council of NAREB; Oakland chapter, Ria led the charge to elevate the standards of women in the real estate industry by encouraging leadership, education and the exchange of information through group learning techniques; and to provide an opportunity for women to increase their knowledge and expertise in all facets of real estate. In 2021, under her leadership, the chapter was awarded chapter of the year, recognized for conducting the most financial literacy courses nationally, as well as awarding thousands of dollars in scholarships to local high school students.
Ria Cotton-Landry has also been recognized by Powerful Women of the Bay as Entrepreneur Of The Year in 2020.
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About the Top 5 Best Real Estate Companies in the 2022 Best of Oakland and the East Bay
Oakland Magazine’s Best of Oakland was born with the idea to give readers in Oakland and throughout the East Bay a chance to voice their opinions on their personal ‘Family Favorite’ choices for Best Real Estate Companies and all kinds of everyday categories. The program has evolved over the years, and hopefully, with a lot of input from our readers, we’ve been able to make it better and better.
The voting for Best of Oakland Best Real Estate Companies is conducted in a two-round process. The first round occurs in the month of February with open write-in nominations for reader’s favorite Best Real Estate Companies taking place. Write-in nominations continue to be open until the middle of April.
As the nomination period for Best Real Estate Companies in the first round comes to a close in mid April, shortly after, the second round opens with the top nominee Best Real Estate Companies being selectable in this final round of voting during the month of April and May. Write-in nominations are no longer available, and voters are open to select their favorite Best Real Estate Companies from among those that are listed.
The final winners are posted in July
We hope you enjoy! And we hope you cast your vote next year!