San Antonio native, Sonia J. Perez-Olivares’ unique educational background, genuine passion for helping people, and first-class work ethic is what makes her one of the most sought-after real estate agents in the market.
After receiving a Bachelor’s degree from Texas State University and Master’s Degree from Our Lady of the Lake University, Sonia spent five years working with inner city youth as a high school counselor. Still wanting to support her community, Sonia transitioned to Keller Williams Realty. With 19 years of experience, Sonia has continued to expand her education and became a dual-threat agent actively working with sellers and buyers to provide superior attention to detail, diligence, and professionalism. As a result, the majority of Sonia’s business is referral-based, which led her to start a team of her own.
This team, The Excel Group, ranked fourth in 2021 & 2022 with the Residential Real Estate Teams by San Antonio Business Journal. Sonia was named the #1 agent by NAHREP of San Antonio in 2020, Top 10 Latino Agents for 2018, eighth leading agent in 2017, and continues to push the boundaries (alongside her team) for years to come. In addition, Sonia is designated by the National Association of Realtors as an Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR), GREEN, and Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE).
As part of her business philosophy, Sonia prides herself on providing a value proposition
that begins with the client's needs analysis, offers sellers a pricing strategy, assists with property preparation, market strategies, offers support, so her clients are never alone in the decision making. Sonia’s ability to determine the best selling price strategy given the current market conditions and willingness to prospect, creates a unique marketing strategy that maximizes the opportunity to sell while minimizing time on the market. With outstanding negotiation skills and experience, her listings procure an average of 8% more than market value.
As part of her mission and vision, Sonia takes the time to make sure she has a clear understanding of her clients’ specific wants and needs. She certifies that clients are comfortable with the process: from pre-qualification, to the buyer or seller consultations, to the selection of homes, inspections, and all the way to the closing. It is imperative that every client is pleased with the home-buying or selling process. For Sonia J. Perez-Olivares, and her team, it is a promise they are destined to fulfill.
Awards & Designations
ABR, GRI, MRP, RENE