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Meet Rooted Real Estate

At Rooted Real Estate, we help you create stability and security as you grow into your future. With 32 years of combined real estate service, our firm offers deep expertise built on experience. Whether you’re buying your first home, looking to sell, or building a home from the ground up, we support you through every detail.

As Central Coast natives, we’re deeply rooted in our community. We know each street, house, and owner, which means we can give you access to deals before they hit the market. We’ve even helped many longtime renters achieve homeownership by empowering them with knowledge and giving them the guidance they needed.

Our goal is to add value to your transaction so that you realize the greatest gain. For families looking to develop their properties, we advise on septic systems, wells, soil testing, permitting, and much more. For sellers, we use our proprietary digital marketing method and top tech to create a buzz, ensuring maximum exposure.

If you’re looking to plant your roots but don’t know where to plant them, that’s where our skill comes in. We work hard to understand your desires, and we believe in your dreams. We’d be honored to partner with you during one of your life’s greatest decisions. Contact us today to learn more about what we can do for you!

Meet the Team

Hilary Saunders

CA DRE# 1834648

Real Estate & Tax Lawyer
Side, Inc. License No. 02014153

Ashley Bledsoe


Marketing Director

Corey Alverson


Creative Director


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Languages Spoken (English & Spanish)


Ana was an awesome realtor from start to finish!

Ana was an awesome realtor from start to finish! She helped us to target areas that were good investments and had such helpful advice for us as we were buying our first home. She was also very helpful with referrals to lenders and even house painters once we moved in….

I was really impressed with Ana’s responsiveness to our questions.

I was really impressed with Ana’s responsiveness to our questions. She walked usthrough getting our house ready to sell and helped us prepare. She presented ourhouse very professional and with her marketing savvy we got a lot of exposure forour house. She worked very hard for us and stayed on…

Selling our home with Ana and Erik was a great experience!

Selling our home with Ana and Erik was a great experience! They were responsive, professional, and diligent from the beginning. They are experienced realtors who clearly understands our local market. Their process for inspecting, staging, preparing, etc., was streamlined and efficient from start to close. They communicated with us frequently,…

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