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Welcome to Rapisarda Real Estate, a local family-owned business, operated by the finest professional Realtors in Solano County. Rapisarda Real Estate is your best asset when it comes to buying or selling a home. It is our mission to make your real estate journey pleasant, smooth and most importantly, successful. While the sale or purchase of a home is the product, the Realtor is the key ingredient. Our Real Estate Professionals are hand selected, top notch and qualified to provide you with first class customer service.

Come see Rapisarda Real Estate for your next real estate transaction. We look forward to meeting you and making your real estate goals your real estate successes!
Featured Agents

Tom Rapisarda

Owner & Broker

DRE# 01705989

If you are looking for the best realtor in Solano County, look no further! With Tom Rapisarda being native to Solano County he has extensive local and regional market knowledge. Tom’s attention to detail and thorough execution became the hallmarks of his success. He found it essential to listen to his clients, develop an appropriate action plan to meet their specific needs, and then deliver results. These skills have served him well in the real estate business and contributed to his rapid ascent to the top of Solano County Real Estate Agents. Tom is 100% hands on with each one of his buyers and sellers. In addition to being a Realtor, Tom and his wife Shawnee Rapisarda are co owners of the #1 independent real estate firm, Rapisarda Real Estate and are heavily involved with community service. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate and Finance from the California State University of Sacramento. After college in 2005 Tom became a licensed Real Estate Agent and in 2007 he opened Rapisarda Real Estate. For the last 10 plus years, Tom has been recognized as the Top Realtor in Solano County. From the moment you meet with Tom or one of his excellent staff members, to the moment you close on your home, you will always receive open communication, weekly updates, strong negotiation, questions answered before you ask them and much more. Tom has trained and hand selected each one of his staff members to ensure the best support when it comes to creating a detailed system and process to follow through the real estate transaction. Tom has developed a strong and devoted clientele by demonstrating a commitment to excellence in his business practices and unsurpassed customer service. His overriding goal is to ease his clients through the real estate transaction and to ensure they are completely satisfied with the outcome.

Shawnee Rapisarda


DRE# 01834173

Shawnee Rapisarda, Realtor/Owner of Rapisarda Real Estate, is a proud 3rd generation Vacaville native. Shawnee majored in economics at UC Davis and has an extensive background in escrow and finance as a former Internal Corporate Auditor with Fidelity National Financial and Branch Manager with Bank of America. In 2014, Shawnee joined her husband Tom Rapisarda, Broker/Owner of Rapisarda Real Estate. As the family business continued to flourish, Shawnee became a key player the creation the top producing independent real estate firm in Solano County, taking great pride in its professionalism and impeccable customer service. Rapisarda Real Estate is family to Shawnee and she manages the firm’s finances, operations and marketing. Shawnee’s primary focus is client satisfaction, ensuring consistent first-class customer service, providing high-end marketing for listings, showing homes and hosting fabulous client and community events throughout the year!

Dylon Baker


DRE# 01990381

Dylon Baker is a quality-oriented and experienced local Real Estate Expert with certificates from Harvard Business School Online, National Association of Realtors, and California Association of Realtors. The majority of Dylon's Real Estate career was with one of the highest top-producing Real Estate Teams in Solano County where he offered an excellent service in assisting hundreds of clients buy or sell their homes with maximized profits. Born and raised in Solano County, Dylon has gained in-depth experiential knowledge regarding both the historic and current market trends to provide accurate and valuable information. Dylon's collaborative approach to real estate has been consistently recognized by both clients and colleagues for his ability to plan, prepare, and deliver a quality service with exceptional outcomes. Dylon's methodology to Real Estate begins with his genuine care for his clients. With a framework of care, Dylon assists his clients in identifying their goals, offering valuable education regarding the Real Estate process, and advocating for the needs of his clients with his expert negotiating skills. Dylon partners with his sellers to provide a top-notch pricing strategy in which high-end marketing tools and techniques are utilized to present each home in the most attractive manner possible, ensuring the absolute best price. When working with buyers, Dylon truly invests time and effort in identifying his client's ideal home and pursues every possibility to locate and secure their future home. Furthermore, Dylon uses his extensive Real Estate expertise to negotiate a home purchase with the best terms for his clients. During the entire Real Estate process, Dylon’s clients are fully informed with consistent and clear communication so that they can fully enjoy their Real Estate experience.

Hazel Emlen


DRE# 02001609

Hazel is an award winning, nationally recognized Realtor currently residing in Vacaville, California. Recently named an honoree for the National Association of Realtors “30 under 30” for the class of 2021, Hazel has a heavy passion for selling residential real estate. Her love for helping people achieve their home ownership dreams is what continues to feed her love for real estate. With 7 years of experience under her belt, Hazel is in the top 1% of Realtors in Solano County. She currently works for the #1 independent real estate office in Solano County, Rapisarda Real Estate, and she is the top performing Realtor on The Tom Rapisarda Team. As someone who is committed to striving for excellence, Hazel is proud to be a recommended business on California.com for her excellence in business, and her commitment to her community. Hazel is also the host of her own podcast, Real Life & Real Estate which you can find wherever you get podcasts. You can also find Hazel’s published articles written for California.com, as well as she is a blog contributor for the National Association of Realtors Young Professionals Network. In her spare time, Hazel has a strong passion for her community, and for community service. You can often find Hazel coaching youth soccer in her community or playing in the pit orchestra for Young Artists Conservatory of Music. Hazel’s love for service, and her commitment to bettering her community began in the world of pageantry. Hazel has held the titles of Miss Vacaville, Miss Napa County, and America’s Miss California. During this time in her life, Hazel won numerous community service, and interview awards. For Hazel, she wants to encourage those around her to chase their dreams, and to keep learning. She says that life is full of opportunities if you are only brave enough to say “yes” to them. Awards & Designations -Woman of the Year Nominee 2018 -As Seen on The American Dream TV -California.com Recommended Business -30 under 30 Honoree for the National Association of Realtors for 2021 -Northern Solano County Association of Realtors YPN Co-Chair 2021 -Top Producer: Tom Rapisarda Team 2017-2021

Carlie Moreno


DRE# 01492841

I am a full time, experienced (since 2005) and hardworking REALTOR dedicated in providing excellent service and results! I am a 3rd Generation Vacaville native which makes me very familiar with the neighborhoods in our Community. I was raised in a family very active in the Custom Service and networking industry. Maintaining our reputable family name is extremely important to me! I have a young daughter and raising her to understand the importance of a strong work ethic, professionalism, honesty and integrity is very important. I believe in "leading by example" and being a positive role model to her. I specialize in giving "one on one" and customized service to meet each clients individual needs. Being well educated in the negotiation process, I know what it takes to get my clients the best deal possible while always looking out for your best interest! My goal is to make your Real Estate experience a "pleasant" one and ensure you are confident in referring anyone else to me in the future! I am not only working for your current business but your future business, referrals and respect as well! *2018 & 2019 VOTED "BEST REALTOR"* *2012 VOTED "BEST REALTOR" * *2011 VOTED "BEST REALTOR, RUNNER UP* in The Reporters "Best of Solano County" Poll

Dennis And Torri Cooper


DRE# 01459290, 02061879

Biography -Torri joined forces at Rapisarda Real Estate in Vacaville over 7 years ago, The Top Real Estate Firm in Solano County. Rapisarda Real Estate has received The Best of The Best Nomination 4 years in a row. • Torri was born and raised in Vacaville and graduated from Vacaville High School. • Torri has 19 years of experience in the Real Estate industry in the Solano, Yolo, Sacramento, Contra Costa, Napa County areas and is a Top Producer at Rapisarda Real Estate. Torri has experiential knowledge in Trust and Probate Sales. • Torri has a deep appreciation for Vacaville and for the community of people that reside here. • Torri understands the different neighborhoods as well as the local schools and businesses. Torri has seen the growth of our community and realized the importance of clients finding a home for their families in a desired school district or particular area of Vacaville. • Torri & Dennis have raised their beautiful family of 3 children and 2 grandchildren in this wonderful community and enjoy spending time with them. • Torri loves to travel, workout and go on hikes. • Torri & Dennis volunteer with their local church in marriage ministry as well as with Family Life ministries.

Amber Lehman


DRE# 02011116

Amber Lehman is a Vacaville resident of 30 plus years! During her 30 years here, she has raised three beautiful children and has been married for 23 years to a wonderful supportive husband, Mike Lehman. Amber decided to pursue her career in Real Estate in 2016. While working is Real Estate she became an expert in residential and county property homes within Solano County. Since 2016 Amber helped over 100 families achieve their real estate goals. Amber has also maintained the title of being a Top Producing Realtor in Solano County. Amber is passionate, attentive, and responsive when it comes to her work. She values her time, her client’s time, and will work efficiently to handle every detail. She can do that by staying up to date on the current market and real estate trends, as well as current regulations and lending requirements. She also attends weekly training so she can be your Realtor that can answer any questions that may arise. She is especially knowledgeable in first time home buying, country property clientele and VA buyers. She makes the process of buying/selling a home a stress free and successful process. Amber is Your Realtor and Here to Help You Today! Awards & Designations Top Producer, Realtor of the Month Specializes in First Time Home Buying, Country Property and VA.

Raphael Sorhaindo Jr


DRE# 02129688

After honorably serving in the United States Air Force for 22 and ½ years, Raphael Sorhaindo Jr. prides himself in his attention to detail, offering professional communication, and providing excellent customer service. While serving in the Air Force, Raphael gained the most satisfaction from assisting those around him. He brings the utmost level of service as a real estate professional to the community of Solano County. Raphael had the opportunity to relocate several times while serving in the military and is well versed with the challenges that buying and selling homes can bring. He is Certified as a Military Relocation Professional through the National Association of Realtors. He is looking forward to assisting others with reducing their stress levels and making their experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible. As a Rapisarda Real Estate Realtor with the top producing real estate team in Solano County, Raphael looks forward to guiding you through all of your real estate needs. Call Raphael today, he would be honored to assist you (707) 316-9405.

Audra Blotzer


DRE# 0203618

Audra Blotzer is a successful Realtor with Rapisarda Real Estate and became a licensed Realtor and Real Estate BROKER® after years of building her own business and brand in the fitness industry. With this business foundation, she is very strong and competitive, working hard in each and every client’s best interest. As a California Native, Audra has extensive real estate knowledge of the surrounding areas of Solano, Contra Costa, Napa and Sacramento Counties. Since 2017, Audra has successfully closed many transactions that have placed her as a Top Real Estate Professional in Solano County, where she resides with her family. She is results driven and that is reflected in her 2021 Best of Solano County- Realtor title. Her top priority is to provide her clients with excellent customer service. She is committed to working diligently to meet all of her client’s needs. Her values are built on honesty, dedication, excellence and a positive attitude. Audra believes that every client she works with should receive the same incredible service and experience as she would give to her own family. Awards & Designations Accredited Buyer’s Representative® Designation (ABR®) - 2019 Seller Representative Specialist (SRS®) -2019 Solano's Best Runner Up- Realtors - 2020 Associate Broker- 2021

Kim Whittaker


DRE# 02086769

Kim Whittaker is a Realtor with Rapisarda Real Estate. She is also a mom, wife, youth coach, friend to many of all walks of life, a supporter of and advocates for local youth and enrichment programs, and someone who always strives to have a positive mindset and encourage those around her. Her business experience began well before earning the title of Realtor, having worked as a Banker at a large retail bank where she excelled and gained promotions as an Assistant Branch Manager and Small Business Advocate, which gave her direct experience in witnessing the real estate market through the scope of a lender. She learned how today's lending practices came to be and why, giving her a full scope of the industry do’s and don’ts and how to educate her clients best. From there, she was promoted to Business to Business Outside Sales Consultant, where she educated business owners on Merchant Services and the various options to optimize business cash flow. She also spent time working as an employee of the Vacaville Chamber of Commerce in 2017, which is where she met her, now, business partner Alexis Ruiz, before transitioning into the Real Estate field as the Chief Operations Officer for a top-producing team in Solano County, awarding her the opportunities to learn about the hard work and dedication that it takes to be a great Realtor to have on your side, as well as the ins and outs of a successful real estate transaction Kim served two terms as President of a local non-profit, Young Professionals of Solano, of which she has sat on the board since its inception in 2018 and has also sat on the Board of Directors for the Chamber for the past 2 years. Community support, sharing her knowledge, and caring for those around her are at the root of what she holds dear, in life, and business.

Christina Meek


DRE# 01753937

Dawn French


Alexis Ruiz


DRE# 02186852

Alexis Ruiz, REALTOR® with Rapisarda Real Estate, wife, mom, team mom, dance mom, friend, and community advocate, who finds the most joy in helping others and building them up to their highest potential. Co-Founder of the Young Professionals of Vacaville, now the Young Professionals of Solano. She began her professional career in the healthcare industry after a few years of hard, yet most rewarding job, as a stay at home mom. She excelled quickly and was recruited by a large franchise managing a team on processes she developed, which is still used to this day. After working in the healthcare industry for several years, Alexis took a position with The Vacaville Chamber of Commerce, when she relocated her family back to her hometown from the heated Arizona desert. There she met her now business partner, Kim Whittaker, before transitioning out of the non profit industry into real estate as the Director of Operations for a top-producing team in Solano county. There she was entrusted to build systems and processes for the team and later became the team's Transaction Coordinator where she was able to learn the transactional side of real estate. While witnessing the hard work and dedication it takes to be a successful REALTOR® and what it means to have one by your side, she achieved her long time goal of becoming a licensed REALTOR® herself, where she is able to help individuals and families achieve their goals of homeownership and personal growth, fulfilling what makes her heart most happy, helping others.

Samuel Vera


DRE# 01911575

Samuel Vera is a well-respected Realtor® with over a decade of experience in the San Francisco Bay Area. He creates client loyalty and trust by delivering high-quality service while accommodating his clients’ unique needs and schedules. Samuel values clear, consistent, and honest communication, and he is passionate about educating and guiding his clients through the buying and selling process. Protective of his clients’ interests, he is a firm advocate for his clients’ best interests during negotiations. Conscientious, detail oriented, and hardworking, Samuel consistently goes above and beyond clients’ expectations. Paired with his thorough understanding of local culture, his unparalleled market knowledge is an invaluable resource. Regardless of his clients’ goals or preferences, Samuel consistently delivers best-case scenarios. Samuel understands the wealth-building potential of homeownership and is eager to help his clients make informed, worthwhile investments. Samuel and his wife Kate, owner of VeraCo Staging, have a daughter and son together. Outside of work, Samuel and Kate enjoy spending quality time with close friends, eating Latin-inspired food, and drinking good coffee. Samuel is a music lover and a talented musician. He also enjoys hiking in Marin Country and Tahoe.

Jack Marino


DRE# 02176558

Jack is a highly communicative and proactive real estate agent, who has extensive understanding of the local real estate market and is committed to providing his clients with a premium service. He takes the time to understand his client’s unique needs and preferences, helping them find the right property at the right price. Jack's proactive approach to new listings and community engagement enables him to identify opportunities that other agents might miss. With a Bachelor of Science in Business/Marketing from Liberty University and over a decade of residency in Vacaville, he has established himself as a trusted and knowledgeable member of the community here in Solano County.

Amy Humphrey


DRE# 02143809

Amy Humphrey, a licensed Realtor with Rapisarda Real Estate, has an extremely strong background in customer service and is knowledgeable on the surrounding areas of Solano, Contra Costa, Napa and Sacramento Counties. Amy always treats her clients as her #1 priority. Her love for real estate, problem solving mindset, hustle and integrity provides her clients with the highest quality of service when buying or selling a home. Over the last couple of years, Amy has worked under the #1 broker in Vacaville, Tom Rapisarda. She has had extensive training in understanding and navigating the real estate industry, identifying client needs, marketing listings, negotiating offers and much more. Amy is constantly training, learning and growing her knowledge in real estate to ensure she offers the best real estate service to her clients. When Amy is not doing something real estate related, she enjoys spending her time with her nieces and nephew, being outside hiking or having her nose deep in a book.

Cassius Reynolds

Cooper Team REALTOR®

DRE# 02157202

Cassius Reynolds graduated from Azusa Pacific University on a football scholarship with honors in Communication Management, which included courses such as Persuasion and Attitude Change, Negotiation and Mediation, Conflict Management, Professional Communication, Intercultural Communication, and more courses that have a direct relation to the field of real estate. His background in Communication Management is exemplified through his customer service, interpersonal communication skills, and knowledge of system processes. Cassius was inducted into the Lambda Pi Eta honors society as well. During his time as an APU football player, Cassius received the Scout Team Player of the Year award his freshman season and was later voted onto the leadership council in 2019 and 2020. As a lifetime resident of Vacaville, Cassius decided to come back to this wonderful town after his college experience. Cassius is very involved in the community and finds joy from coaching football at Vacaville High School, training youth athletes, participating in community art projects, and assisting in community volunteer programs. He is an exercise enthusiast as well and does personal training here in Vacaville. His mission is to provide the best possible experience to anyone in need of real estate assistance. It is commonly known that buying or selling your home can be a stressful process, which is why finding an agent who has the tool set to provide a smooth and enjoyable experience is such an important factor to consider.

Emil Smith


Nathan Scott


DRE# 02151768

Nathan started in real estate in 2021 and in the past year, he has become a Top Producing Agent in Solano County! Nate’s focus is being the best realtor for his clients. He is always keeping up to date with the real estate market, making sure there is an open line of communication throughout the entire buying and selling process, and listening to identify his client’s needs. He has been able to provide nothing less than a 5-star experience to all his clients. Nathan joined the Air Force in 2017 and has been stationed at TAFB. From his experience in the military, he really understands the importance of professionalism, being detail oriented and providing the best service possible. Nathan gives 120% to each one of his clients, making them feel like his only client at the time. Nathan really has experience on how overwhelming the buying and/or selling process can while PCS-ing. His goal is to make sure he creates a stress-free process which allows his fellow military members to focus on the more important items. Nathan and his wife have fallen in love with Vacaville and Solano County over the last 5 years after being transferred to Travis Air Force Base from Tennessee. They really value the importance of a strong family community. In April 2022, they welcomed their beautiful daughter into the world. During Nathan’s off time, he is spending quality time with his family and really enjoying the days as a new father! If you are looking for a realtor you can trust, a realtor that can identify and listen to your needs and a realtor that will provide you the best real estate experience, please give Nathan a call today!

Pam Ahlin


DRE# 02146349

I grew up in Solano County, graduated from Vacaville High School and pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Organizational Development at Fresno Pacific University. I have been married for 34 years and raised three boys, who have become Health Professionals and Firefighters, serving the public in Northern California. I recently retired from a 30-year career in Civil Service where my final position was held in Sacramento as the Director of the California Department of State Hospitals. In my free time, I enjoy golfing with friends and volunteering at tournaments. My desire to help and support my community led me to Real Estate. I pride myself in providing the highest quality of customer service while listening to my clients’ wants and needs. My top priority is ensuring my clients have a positive and professional experience. Whether purchasing a house or selling your special home, I am ready to guide you through all of your Real Estate needs!

Amy Kendrick


DRE# 01948205

Brianna French

French Team REALTOR®

DRE# 01902696

Hernan Valdez


DRE# 01761142

Hernan Valdez serves the Solano/Yolo County community with over 16 years of Real Estate experience. He is bilingual and excels in successfully assisting both English and Spanish speaking clients. Having resided in Solano County with his family for over 22 years, he is an area specialist committed to achieving outstanding results for his clients. Hernan brings a wealth of knowledge to each transaction providing excellent communication and confidence through the entire process. At the core of Hernan’s motivation is his genuine desire to deliver the best advice and outcome to each client’s specific circumstance. Hernan is a strong advocate for his clients and empowers his clients with real estate knowledge. His extensive experience from previous real estate transactions supports his clients in making the most successful decisions in today’s market. As an individual, Hernan is very professional and kind with a genuine desire to help his clients, as well as their friends and family, reach all of their real estate goals.

Linda Krummes


DRE# 00183182

I have lived with my family in Vacaville for 42 years! I also have been a Teacher for 37 years and a Realtor since 1984!! I am a California native born and LOVE to help people Buy and Sell Homes in Solano County and in the surrounding communities in Northern California. I specialize with Single Residential Homes of all price ranges; Country Property; First Time Home Buyers; Finding or Selling homes for Military Families; Senior Citizens; New Home Builds; Young Families; Vacant Land and Investors. I am a retired Teacher in the Fairfield Unified School District for 37 years! My husband also taught in the Vacaville USD for 26 years! With my varies levels of CA. Teaching Credentials, Degrees and teaching Experience, I am a Pro at explaining the step by step procedures in simple terms through the entire transaction. I have helped my Many clients over the years find their Dream Home or Sell their home quickly and with above expectations with their final results to move onto their next Home. Please check: http://www.zillow.com page for reviews under Linda Krummes from past clients testimonials for a more in- depth description of myself and my Real Estate Transactions.

Lynnae Lipary

Team & Office Manager

DRE# 02163370

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