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A Team You Can
Love and Trust

The Lovewell Team is an award-winning team with over 50 years of combined experience. We serve the San Francisco East Bay, specializing in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, San Leandro, Hayward, Fremont and the surrounding areas. We know buying and selling homes can be a daunting task, but we work tirelessly to do our best to help you be successful in all your real estate needs. We start with an in-person meeting and a smile, listen to your needs and concerns, and offer a strategic plan that aligns with your goals.


Louise Lovewell, an award-winning real estate agent, has been in the business for over 40 years. She has multiple real estate certifications, specialties, and has served in various committees…

Katie joined Louise as her real estate partner in 2012. She brings her sales skills, negotiation tactics, and people skills to the Lovewell Team. Together with Louise, they have won awards every year…

Margaret brings a wealth of experience in marketing and communications to her work as a Realtor. Her dedication to details, marketing mind and in-depth knowledge of the East Bay...

Nathaniel Van Dyke joined the team in 2012 and helps with open houses and marketing. His former career as a 5-star bellman makes him a wonderful open house host…

Tracee Castro-Freitas joined the Lovewell Team in 2013 as a transaction coordinator. She is a mother of two and has two granddaughters.

Elena Hupke joined the team in 2017 as an Assistant. Her background in working with contracts, benefit administration and payroll is beneficial in the real estate industry…

Client Reviews

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Louise and Katie were incredible! They sold our house for $100,000 over asking in less than 1 week. Louise is an expert at “reading” a home. She knows exactly which aspects to enhance, and which ones to tone down to subtle. I would highly recommend the Lovewell team to sell your home!

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We could not have had a better experience in selling our mother’s house as we did with Louise Lovewell. Their professionalism, local knowledge and contacts, online expertise, and ability and skill in managing the repairs needed before listing were invaluable. As we were not local, we relied on the Lovewells to handle every aspect of…

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Louise Lovewell and her team are superb. They are responsive, upbeat, patient. They know their stuff. They can advise you on anything that comes up with the sale of your home. They have contacts, such as stager and photographer, that really help to market your house. They sold my Dad’s house in one week, getting…

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Louise Lovewell was so easy to work with. She’s always on time and ahead of things. She gives great advice to get the most for your house. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to sell their properties. Always has a smile and makes you feel secure with your decisions.

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I give the highest possible recommendation for Louise and the Lovewell team. Absolute professionals with decades of experience and in-depth knowledge of the local market. The Lovewell team is guided by a hands-on approach, with high-level attention to detail. Communications with all parties is consistent and frequent; no unwelcome surprises. Over the years they have…

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I recently had my 3rd experience with Louise and the Lovewell team. There is a reason I keep coming back to them. Louise is very patient, and takes the time to thoroughly explain all of the options and information that I need. Her team gives regular updates, so I never have to ask where we…

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The Lovewell Team was professional, knowledgeable and responsive. They counseled us on how to stage our home, which was valuable for a fast sale. We got full price quickly.

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We appreciate everything Katie and Louise of the Lovewell Team did for us in the sale of my mom’s house. They are truly a team of caring individuals and represent an awesome real estate agency. They came through on everything they said they would do. My mom’s house was ready for sale on time based…

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I’m sure I’m not the first to say this, but the Lovewell team puts the “love” in everything that they do involving real estate. Our interactions were smooth from day one, and when challenges arose, they stepped up and took care of business and made sure that there was resolution and that we closed, all…

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The Lovewell Team are experienced professionals. They handled my home sale in Alameda, from the estate sale and emptying the house all the way through to remodeling, staging and the eventual sale. The title to the house was listed in a trust by my deceased partner. Louise and Bridget did an excellent job of navigating…

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