The Meaning To The Name Meraki

Meraki (mer-ah-ki.):

Modern Greeks often use the term Meraki to describe what happens when you leave a piece of yourself (your soul, creativity or love) in your work. When you love doing something, anything, so much that you put something of yourself into it.

Building Relationships, One Home at a Time

Empowering Your Real Estate Journey

Building Relationships, One Home at a Time

Meraki Real Estate: Where People Come First

Our passion lies in people, not just properties. At Meraki Real Estate we believe in creating a warm, collaborative environment where you are valued and respected. We are here to guide all of your real estate needs with transparency, empathy and care.

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Quality, Connection, and Community

We envision a boutique real estate team where every interaction embodies transparency, vulnerability, and empathy thereby creating a better experience for clients, agents, and community. We prioritize quality over quantity, fostering connection and growth, and leaving a lasting positive impact.

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Meraki Real Estate: Values That Define Us

Lead with Empathy

Operate in Integrity

Committed to seeking and sharing Knowledge

Always be Kind to everyone

Handle each transaction with Care 

Be fully Transparent

 

Rica Ruiz

Rica Ruiz

Founder / Realtor®

Get to Know Me

Rica Ruiz finds real estate truly utilizes all her gifts in her mission to serve others. Rica’s client-centered approach delivers outstanding service, whether you’re selling your home, buying a home or downsizing. Her knowledge, experience, and thoroughness help clients think strategically and holistically about real estate decisions.
 
Rica is an expert negotiator. Problems are just roadblocks, and through skill, experience and perseverance, Rica finds routes around to help her clients arrive at their end goal.
 
With over three decades of sales experience, Rica continues to hone her skills for the betterment of her clients. She sought and received her Broker's License, Seniors Real Estate Specialist Designation (SRES), Certified Probate & Trust Specialist Designation and the Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certification from the National Association of Realtors®(N.A.R.). A firm believer that no one succeeds alone, Rica has retained a business coach for over 12 years in her commitment to sharpen her skills and master her craft to better serve others. She is the go-to resource for all her client’s real estate needs.
 
Rica enjoys connecting people and she loves helping others. Professionally, she enjoys her work as an Ambassador for the Danville Area and San Mateo Area Chambers of Commerce. She is the Chairman of the Board for Generations United, a non-profit organization that helps the under-resourced community in Redwood City. She enjoys volunteering at Kids Against Hunger and Fostering Wishes and gives to local and national non-profits, such as CPC Danville, Oakland Leaf, New Roads Retreats and St. Jude’s. Her favorite pastime, however, is watching her son play baseball, doing hula worship and wine tasting and hanging out with her husband.

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