Niche Realty Inc., is a full service, fully licensed and insured real estate corporation. Our experienced team specializes in sales and lease contract negotiations as well as full representation for home-purchases or sales. The cooperative ownership between Raku and Niche allows for the ability to take advantage of the full spectrum of resources offered by a brokerage firm including California Association of Realtors forms and documents, MLS listing services and the expansive network of broker/agent referrals in our Southbay community.
BROKER – REALTOR®
Joe is a Full Time Real Estate Professional Broker, house flipper and mentor to many of his clients.
Joe has over 40 years of real estate experience for you to draw on and actively list and sells over 40 homes a year. He has sold over 600+ homes in the last ten years alone. He is a very skillful negotiator and will work diligently to help you realize the best possible price when buying or selling your home. He is always here to help you get top dollar for your home or get you the best price for a home that you are going to live in.
Monica (Nikki) Kendall
Nikki brings more than 20 years of property management and experience to Niche (Raku). Having owned and managed rental and investment homes in more than 13 states and 4 countries. Nikki has worked in domestic and corporate, full-scale relocations, holiday rentals, short & long term, and commercial residential management. Her specialty is finding rare and unique housing opportunities for families that want something more exemplary than the average, published rental. She has been connecting owners and families for more than two decades. Owning several properties of their own, the Kendalls bring a level of experience, first-hand knowledge and conscientiousness and dedication to all parties of a transaction.
COO – REALTOR®
David’s experience in real estate sales and management, combined with his corporate background in design bring a flare and expertise to both the sales and management side of Raku & Niche. In addition, his years of local club level soccer coaching have made him one of the most familiar faces to families in Manhattan and Hermosa Beach. The relationships David has built over the last decade with Southbay families have transformed Raku’s inventory of homes from a handful of year-round offerings to more than 30 rare, luxurious and unique homes available only through Raku Properties. David functions as a real estate agent for Niche, helping our frequent renters find forever homes here and as Raku’s COO, handling anything and everything that can and does happen in our homes or with guests.
CAO – REALTOR®
Haley is the Chief Administrative Officer for Niche. She has over 16 years of experience in the real estate industry, specializing in transaction management. She is skilled in overseeing all aspects of buyer and seller transactions while providing executive level support to both team and clients.