Ray Carabotta has lived in Miami since the age of five and spent both his youth and adult life exploring the city and all the magnificent waterways and beaches. After attending college at the University of Arizona where he majored in Business(with a specialty in regional development) and minored in Finance, he returned to Miami to embark on his career life.
Embracing his entrepreneurial spirit, Ray, an inventor who held three patents for products that he designed while in college, began his own business. Soon after college, he had bustling distribution centers on both the East and West coasts servicing clients that included Sam's Club, Target, QVC and more. In 1998, he sold his successful business, turned his attention to real estate investing and never looked back.
Today, Ray has been a successful real estate investor for more than 20 years and a top 1% licensed agent since 2004. Finding his niche in the luxury property and commercial markets across South Florida. He is one of the top agents in South Florida selling luxury homes and condos over 1mm and has successfully closed commercial transactions in excess of 40mm.
Ray's understanding of the area, market and local perspective runs very deep. A resident of more than 30 years, Ray's knowledge is unparalleled and his immense network of contacts allows him to provide his clients with service that opens doors and provides support in every facet of the real estate transaction.
Buyers can count on Ray to expertly seek out and match them with their perfect property, whether is it listed or not. Sellers can be assured that Ray will bring the best buyers, reputable brokers and skillfully negotiate the best possible deal for them. With access to his astonishing 300,000 plus investors and luxury home buyers, and backed by Douglas Elliman's unrivaled marketing resources and a stellar reputation, Ray has earned his place as one of the area's most sought-after agent.
Currently residing in Miami Shores, Ray enjoys all of the wonderful things that make South Florida such a desirable place to live. When he is not working with his growing clientele, he enjoys boating, golf, the area's amazing array of restaurants, festivals, traveling, sporting events and spending time with friends and family.