Consistently ranked in the top 1% nationally.
Representing the Distinctive Properties of Silicon Valley
Consistently ranked in the top 1% of real estate agents since she launched her career three decades ago, San Francisco native Elyse Barca has become one of Silicon Valley's most sought-after Realtors. Growing up in the beautiful Bay Area, she quickly fell in love with the easy access to the ocean, mountains, and world-class Stanford University.
Part of the thrill of being a Realtor is waking up every day to face new, exciting challenges. Each day presents unique obstacles and opportunities that allow her the chance to forge friendships and long-lasting relationships with her clients. Elyse's vibrant sense of humor and patient demeanor helps her clients navigate the entire process as stress-free as possible from beginning to end. She consistently goes the extra mile to make their whole experience an exceptionally positive one.
With two graduate degrees and a Rookie of the Year accolade under her belt, it's no wonder that Elyse regularly works with repeat and referral clients, including conducting eight transactions with the same developer and 22 with another developer and their family.
Every client receives her undivided attention and the full benefit of her market knowledge on multiple real estate cycles throughout many Peninsula communities, like Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City, and beyond. During her 30 years of real estate, Elyse has worked with numerous sellers, buyers, developers, and Silicon Valley investors.
A huge dog lover, Elyse loves spending time with her fur baby Chloe, and volunteering for local organizations like the Order of Malta. She's always involved with some community project geared toward helping those less fortunate. Elyse also enjoys swimming and spending time with her family, including her husband, David, and their two career-driven kids.
Elyse Barca is a Realtor who has mastered the craft. She is meticulous, methodical and incredibly talented. She has a sophisticated grasp of the Peninsula real estate market, coupled with her warm personality and dedication to her clients. She clearly understands what an important event buying and selling a home is in the lives of her clients. We were consistently impressed by the attention she gave us, making us feel that we were her top priority. Elyse clearly gives equal importance to all of her client’ home search, regardless of whether they are purchasing a mobile home or mansion. Elyse is a perfectionist and spends extra time to ensure t...— "She has a sophisticated grasp on the Peninsula real estate market"
My wife and I had finally begun our next stage of life commonly called "retirement." This meant we needed to find a new home that was less upkeep and sell our home of almost 20 years. Well, we found a new one and got an accepted offer! And now the hard part selling our home as quickly as possible in order to make the numbers work! That's where Elyse Barca comes in. Her years of professional marketing experience gave us the confidence that what we needed to do would work. In one week, she had painters, landscapers and even a new roof built. She transformed our home into a highly attractive house for sale and after the weekend open house, she sold it!...— “In one week...she transformed our home into a highly attractive house for sale”
Elyse recently sold our home in Menlo Park and was an exceptional professional. She provided excellent advice and counsel for all the questions and actions we needed to address our move and sale. Elyse was always supportive when issues came up. She had solid relationships with all of the contractors we needed to prepare our home and in the end, under her guidance, our property was prepared for sale. She has a high degree of integrity not often seen these days which made us secure our interests were always in the forefront. I believe she truly believes that a home sale must be a win win for everyone as this is what makes her a strong professional. ...— “She has a high degree of integrity”
We interviewed several agents, but Elyse’s communication skills, superb organization and attention to detail put her above the others. What clinched the decision was Elyse’s reputation. Clearly with her intelligence, dedication and many years of experience, Elyse is as good as they get and we felt blessed to have her working for us. We never experienced the anxiety and terror that so many friends talk of and remember our time of house hunting with Elyse as a wonderful adventure with a great ending. - C. Clebsch (Buyer)— “What clinched the decision was Elyse’s reputation”
Elyse Barca made selling our home easy and comfortable. Elyse explained what we needed to make the house look its best, and she was always ready to recommend the best decorators, painters, movers and everything else necessary for selling our house and moving. Elyse got us the best possible value for our home, and she made the difficult task of leaving our first home much easier than we expected. Selling your first home is an emotional rollercoaster, and Elyse’s experience made it much smoother. - C. Miller (Seller)— "Elyse got us the best possible value for our home"
Elyse is the best! I have never worked with anyone that gets it done like she does. I told her I was in contract with another home and she came to my house the same day with her crew ready to get my house on the market. My home was completely transformed within five days! She is the hardest working person I have ever met. I love Elyse and highly recommend her to anyone that needs a Realtor. She knows everything about the market and is not afraid to bring in others to help her! She's the best! - J. Windsor (Seller)— “I have never worked with anyone that gets it done like she does”
Elyse is the best! I have never work with anyone that gets it done like she does. I told I was in contact with another home and she' came to my house the same day, by 5, with a crew ready to get my house on the market. My home was completely transformed within five days! She is the hardest working person I have ever met. I love Elyse and highly recommend her to anyone that needs a realtor. She knows everything about the market and is not afraid to bring in others to help her! She's the best!— Jennifer W.
Throughout the process, Elyse impartially translated the often confusing legal language and implications of the transaction and presented our options clearly to help us make informed decisions. The sale of the house involves both heart and pocketbook, and we are most appreciative of Elyse’s balance between professional expertise and personal empathy. - G. Chee (Seller)— “Elyse’s balance between professional expertise and personal empathy"
How fortunate I am to have found Elyse Barca! Elyse is not only extremely knowledgeable and resourceful but also a very genuine and patient person, who made a major life decision nearly stress-free. I recently purchased my first house. Elyse was there to guide me every step of the way. - M. Cayo (Buyer)— “Made a major life decision nearly stress-free”
In Elyse, we found a gold mine! She is sharp and compassionate and she definitely knows her business. She was our cheerleader when we needed encouragement, our library when we needed information and our therapist during the transition. - P. Kerns (Seller and Buyer)— "She definitely knows her business"
I have really enjoyed working with you during this “milestone” event in my life. Your sensitivity, guidance and recommendations are very much appreciated. It all turned out as you said it would. - T. Landini (Seller)— "It all turned out as you said it would"
Elyse is so much more than just a seasoned professional. She is a trustworthy advisor and friend whose goal is to educate, network and negotiate transactions to her Seller’s and Buyer’s best advantage.