Local Expertise. Deep Market Insight. Unmatched Neighborhood Knowhow.

A fierce, female-led team that fuses the talents of five top-producing Realtors, The Locals deliver a refreshing blend of smarts, strategy, and sophistication. Clearly influenced by their Bay Area roots, the group brings an endless Rolodex of connections and unmatched neighborhood knowhow. Led by hands-on Co-Founders, Daunielle, Carrie and Kathie, and bolstered by rising talents, Jessica and Chetna, the team works synergistically to deliver results. A dynamo trio with over 60-years of combined experience, founding members have created a powerhouse team whose sum is truly greater than its parts. Whether first time buyer or seasoned seller, The Locals work to ensure minimal stress and maximum return on investment.

Want local knowledge and someone to navigate you through your Real Estate needs? Call The Locals!

The Locals Real Estate Team - Team Photo

Daunielle Doughty

The Producer | DRE#01356801

  • Born on Mt. Hamilton, San Jose
  • Selling Real Estate for 18 years

Striking a harmonious balance with her fellow Co-Founders, Daunielle’s is the driving force that keeps the team on track. A San Jose native equipped with unmatched neighborhood know how; the Bay Area denizen is backed by a local Rolodex of seasoned vendors. Renowned for closing deals, Daunielle’s high-touch service creates smooth, stress-free transactions from start to finish. Put plainly, she gets it done.

Carrie Caggiano

The Property Stalker | DRE#01333093

  • Born in Almaden Valley
  • Selling Real Estate for 19 years

Equipped with an encyclopedic knowledge of the Bay Area’s niche neighborhood, Carrie networks with an endless list of cohorts to uncover properties before they hit the market. Imbued with energy galore, the Almaden native can deftly identify pros and cons from street to street. Whether the checklist requires top schools or an easy commute, helping clients fulfill their dream of homeownership has always been Carrie’s crowning achievement.

Kathie Kingston

The Estate Guru | DRE#01262068

  • Born in Mountain View
  • Selling Real Estate for 20 years

A skilled Realtor with extensive experience, Kathie became an expert at real estate contracts following her tenure as Vice President of a large brokerage. Born and raised in the Bay Area, the Silicon Valley resident is renowned for her unparalleled expertise handling luxury estates, ranches, and multiple properties on a single parcel on land. A bona fide force at the negotiation table, Kathie has honed a proven formula that garners top dollar.

Jessica Bermea

Resident Rockstar | DRE#02087712

  • Born in Gilroy

A notorious go-getter who is equal parts smart, intuitive, and dialed-in to the details, Jessica operates with her own brand of people-first professionalism. Whether educating first-time homebuyers, advising seasoned investors, or prepping luxury homes for sale, the Silicon Valley native delivers the same client-centric support.

Chetna Bazaz Kaul

The Closer | DRE#01967128

Known as a savvy negotiator, Chetna has an eye for details and a sixth sense for client care. Operating with the understanding that homeownership is one of the biggest investments of a lifetime, she works to build trust, identify a client’s goals, and skillfully guide them through the process. Community and lifestyle are integral parts of the puzzle, just as much as the property itself. Chetna keeps these factors in mind as she leads each client on the journey from search to signing.

Natalie Strangis

Client Care Coordinator