Rachel & Doug Swardstrom

Luxury Property Specialists
Swardstrom Group, Inc. | Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Newport Beach | Irvine, USA, 92603
License # 01907305 | 01041404

About Me

Business Philosophy
In this current real estate market, there are always opportunities. Whether you are a homeowner looking to sell your home, a first-time home buyer wanting to own your own home, a seasoned investor wanting to expand your current real estate portfolio, or a buyer looking to find the perfect luxury estate, Rachel & Doug are deeply passionate about understanding and serving their clients. Their friendly, outgoing, and caring attitudes are contagious. Utilizing professional skills and research tools, they seek to exceed the expectations of their clients with boutique, concierge-level service.

Awards And Designations
Receiving multiple corporate sales awards in the past (Vice President's Club, New Product High Sales, Top Volume Territory, Leadership, Teamwork and Presentation Skills awards) with Procter and Gamble and Merck & Co. Inc., they have also received numerous awards more recently from Coldwell Banker - beginning with 'Rookie of the Year' the first year in real estate, along with annual top performance awards in California and the U.S., to the most prestigious 2018 International President's Elite Society - awarded only to the company's highest performing global agents.

Past Sales & Management Experience
Rachel worked for Fortune 500 Companies with top training programs, with some of the nation's best sale trainers. Doug previously succeeded in Financial Planning Services and ran a private wealth management company, servicing high-net worth individuals and trusts - with nearly $1 billion under management. Their confidence and ability to deal and negotiate at the highest level is important in achieving their clients needs in a competitive real estate market.

Personal Background
They have lived in Southern California for over 30 years, and have been personally active in the local schools, PTAs, Irvine Swim League, multiple youth sports programs, charitable organizations, and their local church. Partners in business, and partners in life, Rachel and Doug have been married for over 20 years, and have 3 wonderful children.

Their favorite author: C.S. Lewis.

Feel free to contact Rachel & Doug to answer your questions, and for a no-obligation consultation.

Skills & Specialities

  • Luxury Homes
  • Buyer Representation
  • First-time Home Buyers
  • Relocations
  • Investment Properties and 1031 Exchanges
  • Vacation and Resort Properties
  • Global Luxury
  • Investment Properties
  • Corporate relocations


Corporate Sales Background
Aggressive Marketing Campaign for all listings
Strong Negotiators
Strong on-line Marketing, including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, WeChat, WhatsApp, Pinterest, and LinkedIn.

Custom-designed property websites for our listings
Professional Researcher to help identify the needs of clients in order to find the best properties to purchase - on and off-market.

Awards & Honors

#1 in 2017 & 2018 for Coldwell Banker in Orange, San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino in Highest Total Sales Volume in the Coldwell banker \"Small Team\" Category - Concierge & Boutique Service.

2017 International President\'s Premier

2018 International President\'\'s Elite

Both Rachel & Doug have Bachelor Degrees in Economics & Business respectively. Both Rachel & Doug have MBAs - Pepperdine University (Rachel) and USC (Doug).


  • English


Rachel & Doug are among Coldwell Banker\'s elite Top performing teams - performing in the top 1/2 of 1%. Homeowners and Real Estate Investors in Los Angeles & Orange County for over three decades, their Southern California roots and knowledge of the local real estate market is unparalleled.
Both Rachel and Doug have corporate backgrounds in management and sales. Rachel formerly with Procter & Gamble and Merck, and Doug formerly ran a private wealth management company for high net-worth individuals and trusts.

They have benefited from extensive international travel and the appreciation of other cultures, traveling to over 40 countries.

Their love for the local area and passion for others is evident in the numerous volunteer roles. Rachel - former President and Financial Secretary for the local PTA, Mentor for at risk-kids at Olive Crest, and serving through other local charities. Doug -former President of two local HOA boards, Irvine All-Stars Basketball Commissioner, and previously coached several youth soccer, baseball and basketball teams in Orange County. Together they co-founded an Irvine Community Swim Team with 120 participating families, an Annual Holiday Lights Contest, and enjoy supporting, along with their 3 children, various local charities such as the Orange County Rescue Mission, Surfrider, Mexico Ministry with Mariners Church, ChildHelp, Irvine Public Schools Foundation, and the Philharmonic Society.

Rachel earned an MBA from Pepperdine University, and Doug earned an MBA from USC. They believe that a purpose driven life, that is grounded in serving others, is essential in their personal as well as their professional lives.
Luxury Property Specialist

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