A local real estate expert and a leader in sales nationally.
Top-producing Santa Fe realtor Darlene Streit epitomizes hard work, integrity, diligence, and dependability. Having lived in Santa Fe for more than three decades, Darlene is innately attuned to the housing market and has worked steadily to develop a top-notch, enviable network of contacts.
Before she relocated to Santa Fe, Darlene resided in places like India, Nepal, Italy, and Tibet. She attended high school in Switzerland, studied at Rome's most acclaimed fine art school Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, and interned at Sotheby's Art Auction House in both New York and London. Darlene’s worldly experience gives her a competitive edge in the business.
When it comes to marketing, Darlene is light years ahead of the game. Through her suite of marketing initiatives, she invests more than a $350,000 annually into developing sophisticated channels and strategies, to make her clients' properties stand out. This investment is above and beyond the extensive marketing that Sotheby's International Realty also does to promote her clients' listings.
Additionally, Darlene has a state-of-the-art website, making it simple to get assistance with residential and commercial real estate. The easy-to-use interface includes specialized articles on Santa Fe and real estate, tips, custom search tools, market data, and more.
Darlene has a proven track record for intuiting the perfect house for each client once she learns of their needs and wants for their dream home. What Darlene does best is genuinely listen to her clients. It might seem like a simple task, but not every agent understands how critical it is to clearly and deeply understand a client’s desires and the reasoning behind them. By understanding these specifics and forging genuine relationships with her clients, Darlene helps substantially narrow the search and save her clients' time, making the process efficient and rewarding.
When you work with Darlene, you don’t simply benefit from her strategic expertise—you also gain access to her excellent staff of dedicated real estate specialists who assist in everything from paperwork to inspections. Darlene is fully committed to her clients and only hires professional staff who share her core values for extraordinary client service. You'll never have to worry about communicating with Darlene, as she and her staff are always quick to respond. Detail-oriented, courteous, and professional are just a few words frequently used to describe them.
Darlene’s combination of in-depth real estate knowledge, industry-wide connections, and dedicated staff gives her clients a unique advantage. Darlene will be there to support you before a home even hits the market until long after the transaction is finalized. Her proficiency and guidance take the work out of it for you, streamlining the process so it’s both easy and efficient.
In addition to her pristine reputation and impressive portfolio, Darlene has received several notable accolades. She has been ranked the No. 1 Santa Fe and New Mexico broker since 2012 by the Santa Fe Association of Realtors, is ranked the No. 22 agent in the entire country by RealTrends, and is the No. 2 individual broker nationwide at Sotheby's International Realty.
Within the luxury market—one of several areas in which she specializes—Darlene is the No. 1 broker in volume sold for homes over $1 million, and a member of Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate.
There are many boxes to check when deciding on a luxury real estate agent. Darlene's track record and reputation, along with her consummate concierge services and professional staff, check them all. It may sound like hyperbole, but her unequaled service has been verified time and again by her satisfied clients, and the incredible 5-star reviews they have written about her online.
When seeking the best outcome, work with the best. Contact Darlene today to start your real estate journey.
Darlene and her staff were fantastic to work with from beginning the property search to the final moments of closing on my dream home! I was buying from out of state, but Darlene and her team made the entire process so smooth it didn’t matter if I was next door or around the world. The team’s knowledge of the area was critical for someone buying from outside the state and I felt like I truly had an advocate looking out for my best interest eve...
Darlene is outstanding in her dedication to her clients, her attention to detail, her availability practically around the clock and on weekends, and her ability to deliver results. She understands the emotional turbulence that often attends the buying or selling of one’s home – all the while displaying an almost astonishing work ethic. If real estate agents could win Olympic medals, it is no exaggeration to say she qualifies. There is simply n...
Darlene Streit was recommended to me by my niece, who hit the nail on the head. My sale and closing were a tricky for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that I live in New York and travel abroad frequently for work – which made it impossible to get out to Santa Fe to handle details. Darlene and her staff took care of everything. I found her intelligent, sensible, willing to listen, and easy to communicate with, and I found her staf...
Darlene was recommended to us by several people as “The” real estate agent to work with when looking for a home in Santa Fe. And that reputation certainly stands. We worked with Darlene for a year to find the home we were looking for. She was patient, thorough and professional in every way. She was completely tuned in to what we needed from a house and our lifestyle. It was a pleasure to work with her and her team. Should we look for another h...
Besides being an absolutely extraordinary warm and generous person, Darlene gets it done! Her team is about perfection and they were on every detail [and there were a lot of them] of my home sale. Darlene and her team are the rare combination of impeccable efficiency, precision and authentic concern and care that are so rare in any field, but particularly in Real Estate. I will be forever grateful for the service and high degree of skill and e...
Darlene and her team are second to none! I have worked in the real estate industry for 20 years and have known many realtors. It is with great sincerity that I say Darlene is the best in any market in which I have purchased real estate. Darlene is an expert in all facets of her profession and has excellent support staff. Furthermore, Darlene and her staff are incredibly responsive and had our best interests at heart! It was an immense pleasure...
Darlene impressed us with her absolute command of the Santa Fe market. Her real estate team streamlined and double checked every transaction and got us to closing in 28 days. She is a powerhouse who commands respect because of her virtuosity competence but also enjoys the affection of everyone who knows her. We’re grateful, of course, but more than that – we’re deeply impressed! Why would anyone go with another broker when they could have Darl...
We found Darlene to be very professional. Answered all our questions with knowledge about selling in this present market at our price range. She took every opportunity to publicize the house in the various medias to reach possible buyers and other brokers. Darlene is a very hard worker and strives to do her best with what is available. We felt she understood our concerns throughout the time of trying to sell the house and at the sale.
After working with another realtor in the area, we were unsuccessful with finding a home. We were referred to Darlene by a work colleague and she immediately was responsive. She found us our forever home in no time. Darlene has many contacts and knows the market. She handled everything with our purchase and put our minds at ease. It was clear from the start that she knows her business. We would work with her again in a heartbeat!
Darlene is the kind of real estate agent that every prospective buyer hopes for. In the beginning, she guided us through some rather tricky negotiations, which ended in the purchase of our perfect Santa Fe home. But even after the closing papers were signed, she has continued to help us with the move-in process, recommending trades people to get the place up and running smoothly. We couldn’t have done it all without her.
I used Darlene Streit to sell my house in Santa Fe. I am impressed—with her knowledge of the Santa Fe real estate market, with the skills of her staff, with her strength as a negotiator, with her round-the-clock availability, and with the overall calm professionalism of Darlene and her staff. I was told that Darlene is the best real estate broker in Santa Fe. Based on my experience, I am confident that is true.
Darlene and her staff are the dream team for real estate acquisition in Santa Fe. Several other parties were considering the property we purchased. Darlene was masterful in negotiating and ensuring we ended up the buyers. Her team coordinated every aspect of the transaction in a seamless manner. Whenever I reached out to Darlene she replied within minutes. It’s no wonder she is considered Santa Fe’s top agent.
Darlene was incredible to work with in finding our dream home in Santa Fe. Her knowledge of the entire Santa Fe community was most useful in deciding where to buy and why. Darlene really understood the type of community and quality we wanted to find in our price range. Her team excelled in every aspect of our transaction. If you are looking for stress free and professional realtor, call Darlene.
No one does real estate better! Darlene is tireless, dedicated, professional. She is accessible day and night and is backed up by a talented team. Her knowledge of Santa Fe and the surrounding area is boundless. Darlene’s contacts and resources helped to make the sale and subsequent purchase of our homes possible. There is a reason Darlene is ranked #1 in Santa Fe: she deserves it!
Darlene intuitively steered me towards a house that I felt an immediate connection to. She eliminated any anxiety during the negotiation process guiding the sale to a flawless completion. Darlene Streit is a respected member of the Santa Fe community. She handles every real estate transaction with the utmost professionalism always acting in the best interest of her client.
Darlene is terrific. Moreover, she has assembled a wonderful team who takes care of all the details surrounding the sale of your existing home or the purchase of your new home. They just did both for me and I couldn’t be more pleased with the outcomes.
Darlene went to every effort to be sure we had a great experience buying our home. She has an amazing staff, really organized! Whenever I had a question, she always responded quickly. If you are looking for an excellent realtor, look no further!
Darlene is a true professional; she misses no detail and operates consistently with grace and aplomb. She understands and navigates every step of the buying and selling process successfully. We recommend her wholeheartedly.
Glowing online reviews and client testimonials only add to Darlene's stellar reputation and track record in Santa Fe real estate. Darlene understands that her success is about listening to her clients and truly understanding their needs, while working toward achieving their goals with unparalleled results. Real estate is Darlene's passion, and her exceptional communication and extraordinary concierge service is why her clients love working with her.