Lauren Kilbourne is a fourth generation East Bay native with deep cultural roots in Oakland’s vast artistic communities. She started her real estate career after running a successful jewelry and home staging businesses for over a decade. To Lauren, real estate is more than a business; it’s a calling that encompasses many of her passions, including relationship building, customer service, design, and community involvement. In 2018, her sales topped 14 million dollars.
Client service is Lauren’s number one priority. Helping people inspires her, and many say that her thoughtful, timely responses are only outmatched by her insight. She is highly detailed and thorough, whether she’s writing an offer or compiling a 500-page disclosure package. Her mission is to empower her clients with the tools they need to successfully navigate the challenging Bay Area market.
Lauren works diligently to find every buyer a place that feels like home. She helps them define timelines and set clear expectations, then curates a list of houses that will also provide them with financial stability and growth. Buyers appreciate her patience, clear communication, and expert knowledge of the many cities and communities that encompass the East Bay.
Sellers benefit from Lauren’s industry acumen, home staging experience, and project management skills. High-level pricing and marketing strategies combined with an extensive network of service providers create a stress-free, full-service experience. client’s can relax knowing that Lauren can bring in the highest offer.
As someone who cares about her community, Lauren is committed to resolving homelessness and volunteers with Back on My Feet, an organization that uses running to help people find jobs and housing. She also enjoys spending time with her daughter, yoga, cooking, hiking the nearby Oakland Hills, and going to the beach. Lauren has a BA from San Francisco State University, and she still makes jewelry in her home studio.