Vicki Leisses has achieved remarkable results for clients during her 38+ year career, serving clients in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara and Monterey counties since 1984. Through her work with countless buyers and sellers Vicki is able to identify the key priorities to make your property or contract stand out. Vicki provides confident guidance, garnered by her vast experience in all types of markets, by identifying unique opportunities, preventing issues before they arise, and providing creative solutions when required to keep things running smoothly. These are the intangible skills that only a truly experienced and attentive Realtor can provide.
Above all Vicki values building a strong, long-term relationship with her clients, as evidenced by the large portion of her business originating from returning clients and their direct referrals. Clients have described her as “extremely professional, personable and capable, providing excellent service and communicating every step of the way.” Others added Vicki is “thorough, competent, exemplary, sensitive to our needs, passionate, ethical, energetic, proactive, had innovative and creative solutions, devoted, results driven, highest level of integrity.” See more testimonials.
Vicki listens and is able to translate your needs and goals into a personalized plan of action. By actively working with both buyers and sellers Vicki keeps a pulse on the current market and evolving trends, educating and positioning her clients to achieve their best results.
Vicki helps sellers identify which preparations will yield the highest returns when making their property showcase ready, and then strategically positions their home in the market to bring the best offers. Vicki has meticulously assembled a highly qualified team to maximize your properties exposure through results-driven marketing strategies. This team includes her experienced assistant/escrow coordinator and marketing department, as well as inspectors, contractors, stagers, repair/maintenance, cleaning and landscaping partners, who all collaborate to make your home shine.
The buyers Vicki represents have a high rate of success, often prevailing in multiple offer situations. Clients rely on her wealth of knowledge and experience, preparing and guiding them in the dynamic real estate market. Buyers benefit from Vicki’s vast network within the Real Estate community, which is crucial in identifying how to present a winning offer. She is a strong, experienced negotiator focused on a win-win result.
Whether making your first purchase or sale, finding your “forever home”, relocating, investing or selling a trust property you can rely on Vicki to be your trusted advisor. Vicki understands purchasing and selling is often one of your most important financial decisions and she will be there every step of the way. It brings her great joy and satisfaction to facilitate client’s real estate dreams coming true! Vicki would be honored to represent you.
Vicki and her husband, Keith, moved from their first home near Almaden to their forever home in the Santa Cruz mountains in the late ‘80s. Vicki continues to represent clients on both sides of “the hill”. Along with her commitment to excellence for her client’s, quality time with family and friends is a high priority. Vicki and Keith are grateful to have two daughters and their expanding families living close by. She also enjoys watercolor painting and mosaics, playing golf, reading, gardening, traveling and hosting parties.
- National Association of Realtors (NAR)
- California Association of Realtors (CAR)
- Santa Cruz Association of Realtors (SCAOR)
- Interior design/sociology – West Valley College
- Psychology, BA – San Jose State University
- Relocation Specialist
- Quality Service Award
- Consistent recipient of Chairman and Presidents Circle Annual Production Awards
- Professional Staging Certification
- Leukemia-Lymphoma Society – Team in Training member, completing a full marathon while personally raising $13,000+ for research
- Volunteer: Suicide and Crisis Prevention counselor, Big Brothers/Big Sisters mentor, youth soccer coach, various fundraising for local schools.