Raquel Vice

    Raquel Vice

    We are Raquel Vice & Cindy Veliz, a Mother-Daughter Real Estate Team, offering unparalleled service to ALL clients in the Scott Air Force Base and Belleville, Illinois area including St. Clair, Monroe, Madison, and Randolph County real estate market. Your complete satisfaction with our service and representation is our number one priority.
    With over 40 years combined Real Estate experience, we know this area inside and out. We have built our reputation on client satisfaction as you can see on our testimonials. So whether you are buying, selling or relocating you will receive the personal service you deserve. We are always available and ready to help you with this most important life changing decision.
    New Construction Speciality. We offer new construction at Ravenel in Swansea, IL, North Winds in Waterloo, IL. We are very familiar with local builders and contractors and the entire home building process. We are happy to discuss your home building options in Southwestern Illinois.

    My Client Testimonials

    Cindy and Raquel performed their job above my expectations ~ Tim Huelsman
    Raquel has always been very professional and kind. She is extremely knowledgeable and you can tell she has a passion for what she does! ~ Amanda - O¿Fallon
    Raquel was the perfect combination of professionalism and friendly. She and the entire team did an outstanding job with every aspect of our home purchase and the sell of our house. The best! Working along with Raquel were Cindy and Camille. They were awesome!! It is apparent that they are not only good at their job, but they also enjoy their job immensely. We are using the team to sell a property we own. We are very happy with the attention to detail we received from the entire team. ~ Todd and Chris Gleadle, Smithton
    Very easy to communicate with and kept me posted with any Developpement. I will stick with this team whether I am buying or selling a property. I will put my word out there and give recommendation for my friends to make this team more successful. I had no doubt that the entire team worked hard to make the sale success. ~ Rachid Ayadi. Belleville, IL
    Raquel Vice makes purchasing a home a pleasurable experience. She always took extra time to listen to and understand our needs. She knows the local market well and can help you find your dream home! ~ Scott Olson, Smithton, IL
    Raquel and Cindy were terrific! She did a great job with daily updates. Cindy and Raquel are a great team. ~ Jim and Keri. Collinsville Illinois
    Cindy is very knowledgeable and very helpful. Quick to answer my concerns. ~ Rachid Ayadi
    Raquel and Cindy did an excellent Job. They were caring and understanding of my situation and tried to make my transition as smooth as possible. ~ Tanya Potter, Columbia
    Raquel made us feel like we was the only client they was working with. She made our home buying process easy and smooth! Raquel Vice is always willing to help and always friendly. Her guidance and help was very much appreciated. Raquel went above and beyond to help. Could not have asked for a better team to handle the purchase of our home. They was all knowledgeable, helpful and made the process incredibly easy. I would highly recommend this team to family and friends. We are so glad that they was recommended to us for our house purchase. Could not ask for a more dedicated, friendly. caring, helpful team. We cant thank her enough for the smooth purchase of our beautiful home! ~ Teresa Little, Smithton
    This is my second home purchase through Raquel and the Century 21 team. The entire staff is an absolute pleasure to deal with. They give knowledgeable advice and care that you're getting the right piece of real estate. ~ Chris Feix
    Raquel, Thank you for everything. ~ Nate Guy, Millstadt
    The Agent is always there when I need help. Very personable. She was helpful. I was happy with the communication. ~ Rachid Ayadi
    Raquel was friendly and provided us with ideas of what needed to be done. She kept us informed as our sale progressed. This little gal knows her stuff! We recommend her to everyone. ~ Barb Carr Millstadt
    The whole team was attentive and worked with us to get the house on the market in the manner we wanted. Prior to pictures, gave advice on how to make each room more attractive and stand out. Pictures came out beautiful. ~ Ann Mattingly, Smithton
    Cindi was great to work with. From the very first contact she was always available to answer any questions and give us sound advice. We were moving from Germany and she spent many hours videoing properties for us to see. When she went on vacation Raquel stepped in and it was seamless. I would definitely recommend Cindy and Raquel to anyone who wants a positive buying experience. ~ Keith Closs. O¿Fallon IL
    Starting from our first meeting,it was apparent they had a plan. Their observations were spot on. Their recommendations made a difference in the sale price in my wife's and my opinion. Communication between buyer, agent and us were excellent. My wife and I were commuting between our out of state new home and Smithton,and the agents did not miss a beat. True professionals with a clear understanding of the customer's needs. ~ Robert and Denise Dehler
    I would and have recommended Raquel as a realtor. She takes time with her clients to understand their needs. She makes sure that all of your questions are answered, and is quick to get back with you about anything that isn¿t clear to you. (And with us old folks, that can be a lot of calls!). ~ Barb Carr Millstadt
    Veliz-Vice team has an excellent reputation in our area. Raquel always goes above and beyond. She is personable while being professional. She is the complete package. Thorough, knowledgeable, professional and personable. Cindy Veliz is amazing. She is the realtor who has it all and the experience to back it up. Camille is young and fresh and eager. Love her enthusiasm. Overall could not have been a better process. Hands-down, their team is top notch. Cannot go wrong with Veliz Vice. ~ Colleen and Mike Miller
    Great Job!!! ~ Bert Bedford, Swansea IL
    The help generated by agent on the sale of my house was fantastic. Qualifications for agent were excellent, from selling price, videoing premises, to final closing. Couldn't asked for a better conclusion. Always kept me updated. Helped me through any problems until conclusion. Would recommend Raquel Vice to anyone selling. ~ Patricia Huelsman
    I cannot say enough about how impressed I am with Raquel and Cindy. I owned my home for 30 years and did not know a lot about the market value, and I was looking for an agent that would get my home sold fast. Raquel came to our first meeting so prepared with comparison properties and historical values of homes in the area. I was truly impressed with the work she had done prior to listing the property. She gave me a to-do list of things to update or fix that would add value to the home, and boy did it! I will recommend Raquel and Cindy to anyone selling their home. Raquel's expertise of the area got my home sold within 2 weeks! It was amazing to see other homes just sitting on the market but mine got a full price offer and I am confident it is because of the home being priced perfectly for the market. Raquel and Cindy were so helpful to me. I had never sold a house before and they never made me feel bad for asking questions or having concerns. They made the process actually enjoyable and so easy! ~ Tommy Gibbons, Smithton, IL
    Choosing Raquel and Cindy to sell our home was a no brained! They sold us that house and who better to sell it for us than them! We were moving over an hour away so traveling back and forth got hard but they made everything SO easy. We were in a hurry to sell as we bought another house and Raquel and Cindy helped us with the staging and any other ideas to get our house sold! They were always available for any questions or concerns we had and sold our home within a month! ~ Kali DeSherlia; New Athens, IL
    I would invite Raquel and Cindy to use me as a reference for any potential client. ~ Todd Keller - Shiloh, Illinois
    Raquel Vice was very helpful and made the process of buying a home for the first Time less stressful. We are so appreciative of the time she spent on helping us with every aspect of getting our home. Raquel always made time for us and was patient with us while we tried to figure everything out. ~ Abby Hanger, Belleville
    She was awesome and super helpful! Made the process as easy as it could be! ~ Lauren smithton il
    I worked with a Cindy Veliz who was an excellent and very knowledgeable agent. And was prompt to attend to our needs and concerns ~ Charles White
    Loved working with both Raquel Vice & Cindy Veliz. They were honest, stayed on top of every aspect of it & were always available to talk to. They found the perfect person for my mom's house and I could not be more pleased. Their honesty, trustworthiness and attention to detail made doing this sale long distance easy. Would use them again in a heartbeat! ~ Shari Steege, St. Louis
    This was my first home buy so I really appreciated Raquels wealth of knowledge and experience. She was vital in helping us see what step we were on in the process, as well as what we would be looking at as the process moved along the way. She was also vital in helping me to remain calm and in the moment, not getting too far ahead of myself and where we were. To say that Raquel was important in our decision making is an understatement. We are very grateful for her. :) ~ Kevin Lanxon, Waterloo
    Cindy and Raquel were almost always available to answer any questions we had along the way concerning the sale of our property. Communication was the key to getting the house on the market and sold. Closing of the house went flawlessly. ~ Mark Luechtefeld, Belleville
    Raquel Vice got the job done. I had zero issues! ~ Chris Faith, Shiloh Illinois.
    I had absolutely no experience in buying a house, but Raquel walked me through every step and helped me to understand every situation when I was confused. She answered all of my questions honestly and gave me advice where I needed it. She was always available when I needed her and responded to texts and calls immediately. Raquel made the overall experience of finding a house and every step involved very easy. I am grateful that I had Raquel as a realtor and I would suggest her as the first option as a realtor to anyone looking to purchase a home. ~ Cole Laramore, Waterloo.
    I would definitely recommend Raquel Vice to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. She did a great job. ~ Barb Harris, Freeburg
    Raquel Vice is an excellent realtor. Raquel made us feel that we were important to her. Any concerns or questions we had were always addressed immediately in a pleasant and positive manner. ~ Robert & Maudie Sheroky
    Raquel and Cindy did an outstanding job! Will definitely be recommending them in the future!! ~ Stephanie, Smithton, IL
    Cindy and Raquel both are wonderful and they are great at this type of work. They're both very conscientious about their job and they're great with people. They helped us tremendously and I really do appreciate it. Thank you ~ Bev Dees Mascoutah
    Raquel and Cindy were very responsive, even to questions that arose late in the evening or on a holiday which is why we would unconditionally recommend them. We could always count on them for assistance and never had to wonder if they were going to respond to our questions. ~ Dale and Darlene Kostner, Waterloo, IL
    Raquel was extremely accessible and answered my questions and concerns in a timely manner. She helped me with some lighting tips for my walk in closet and laundry room. She also arranged for me to see a neighbor's finished basement so that I could get an idea of what mine would look like. Raquel is smart and helpful and I don't think you could find anyone better. ~ Kendra Schillinger, Northwinds Villas, Waterloo, IL
    Raquel spent quite some time dealing with us! I went into a display home and met her there. She worked with us until we found the right home at the right price in the best neighborhood ! Everything took a while, but we got.the perfect help! ~ Dorothy
    Raquel Vice is very responsive and helpful in getting things done Wonderful Job! ~ Jim Rundquist
    Raquel really worked hard to determine a fair selling price. ~ Donna Pierce, Swansea
    Raquel is the best. So knowledgeable and always available to answer any questions. She did her homework and made great recommendations to help us sell our home. I have already referred her to family and friends and will never use anyone else. Thank you Raquel! ~ Liz McDonnell
    We had been looking for a new home for years but did not want to sell our house until we found the perfect place for us. While searching for our new home, we met many real estate agents at open houses. Raquel Vice was the agent that impressed us the most at the various open houses. She was always well prepared and answered our questions about the homes. When we found the place that we wanted to buy, we immediately asked Raquel if she would be the agent for our listing. Raquel made several visits to our home to discuss the listing price, staging ideas, and the selling process. We do not plan to move again in the near future, but when we do decide to move we will definitely ask Raquel to list our home. ~ Roger and Julie Harris
    From her initial presentation through the day of closing, Raquel did an excellent job! Promptly answered my calls and questions and always professional. ~ Rosie Sei, Manchester, MO
    It was a pleasure working with Raquel and Cindy on the sale of our home. They had great ideas to help our home sell faster and it worked. I would highly recommend Raquel and Cindy to my friends and neighbors looking to sell/buy a home. ~ Brett C of Smithton, IL
    Raquel and Cindy are a great team. I currently have another house they are helping my wife and I to sell. They listen, provide excellent feedback, and reduce the stressful moments with buying or selling a house. They truly are my go-to Century 21 team. I've provided their names to friends and co-workers and they too were very impressed. ~ Joe and Debbie Dructor, Smithton IL


      My Credentials and Memberships

      • CRS - Certified Residential Specialist
      • GRI - Graduate of the REALTOR Institute
      • REALTOR - Member of the National Association of REALTORS
      • ASP - Accredited Staging Professional
      • GREEN
      • MRP - Military Relocation Professional

      My Community Involvement

      • Smithton Chamber of Commerce
      • Smithton Commercial Club

      Professional Designations

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