A third-generation real estate broker and an adept educator, Raymond Conners has a natural aptitude for providing outstanding service to buyers and sellers. Knowing that "no one rises to low expectations," he sets a high bar for himself and is eager to rise to any challenge his clients set for him. Raymond is certified with the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® program and as a Luxury Home Marketing Specialist. He is based out of the Bainbridge Island office of Coldwell Banker Bain.
Guided by integrity, Raymond is passionate about gaining the best deals for his customers and is quick to advise against any purchase or sale that does not suit their needs. His core values include honesty, diligence, and kindness, and he is proud to serve as a trusted advisor to his buyers and sellers. Raymond is an excellent listener and cares deeply for others – enabling him to authentically connect with his clients.
Raymond is a resident of Kitsap County and supports the entire area – with a particular focus on Bainbridge Island. While he's poised for residential sales of all types, he has a penchant for serving first-time homebuyers, seniors, and luxury property transactions. Raymond grew up in the affluent town of Montecito, CA and still owns property there, so he has a deep, personal understanding of the luxury market. Nearly one-third of his clients are part of the LGBTQ+ community, which he is humbled to serve as a happily married gay man.
With robust knowledge of statewide real estate rules and complex property contracts, Raymond is a proficient advisor. He vigilantly studies the local market and is always ready for its eventual shifts. Certified as an e-PRO® in advanced digital marketing, he offers his buyers and sellers competitive marketing packages, which include ads for TV, magazines, social media, and print. When it comes time for negotiations, Raymond has tactics as a Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE), Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) and Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) to effectively advocate for his customers' best interests.
Raymond earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame. Prior to his real estate career, he spent 20 years teaching history and English overseas, and he founded an education corporation of which he acted as CFO. After living in South Korea for 10 years, he speaks intermediate-level Korean and enjoys putting that skill to use whenever he can. Raymond loves to read, travel and spend quality time with his husband and their two miniature Poodles.
When you're ready for your next property endeavor, Raymond Conners will provide the value, intel, and personalized service you need to bring your real estate dreams to life.