The ideal real estate agent knows every last detail of their market – the kind of information that only comes from a lifetime of patronizing local shops and bistros, strolling through every park, and exploring each pocket of the neighborhood. Born and raised in Lafayette, California, Michele McKay has this kind of in-depth knowledge of the town and delights in sharing her insider expertise with her clients. For over a decade, Michele has served Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda, also known as Lamorinda, as well as surrounding East Bay areas like Oakland and Rossmore.
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I’ve known Michele since high school, but not professionally until I saw what a fabulous job she did to find a new home for my sister who was moving here from Sacramento. Suddenly I realized I was ready to move too. Out of my lovely Walnut Creek home where I had lived for 16 years and into something with no yard. Michele ably assisted me in getting my home ready for sale, listing, marketing, and coaching me through the entire process. I was very impressed with her. She helped me assess the value of my home (much more than I had expected). I received a great offer with a quick close and the process went like clockwork. Michele said I would get the hi...— Nancy M.
Once we met Michele, we knew we had found the person who would help us buy our next home. Michele is very warm and engaging, diligent, thoughtful, and patient. And she knows her stuff. She made sure we understood every step of the process in buying our home, and she was very respectful and listened to what we wanted. Michele made sure she was always available to answer any of our questions and allay any concerns we might have. Michele was also honest with us in assessing how much work a house might really need. And I was initially worried we wouldn't find the right house for us that met all our needs (affordable. good commuting, good schools), but M...— Laura G.
Michele McKay helped my family with a difficult long-distance sale after a family member passed away. The house was old and somewhat neglected. We needed someone to take control of cleaning up the house and property. We knew we needed to put some effort into making the house presentable but did not want to spend more than was necessary. Michele made recommendations and then researched the various cost options. The information was then relayed so that we could make informed decisions. Michele then managed the on-site work for us. She wasn’t pushy and never proceeded with any work that we had not considered and approved. The house sold quickly. In fac...— Loa S.
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Buying or selling a home may be one of the biggest transactions you can make in your life time. When you're thinking of buying or selling a home it is wise to have a strong advocate at your side - a Realtor® you can trust. In Michele, you'll find confidence, competence and integrity.