Latife Hayson was instrumental in the sale of the two highest priced residential properties in Napa Valley’s history. Having been ranked in the top 1% of 45,000 agents worldwide with NRT, Sotheby’s International Realty ® parent company, has placed her in the upper echelon of Napa Valley’s premier sales associates.

Latife is detail orientated, analytical and has an innate ability to accurately analyze and advise on market values, trends and investment opportunities. These skills, together with her passion for openly sharing the complexities of buying and selling wine country property, has attracted many of the most coveted buyers in the market from San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York and Asia.

A respected expert in the sale and acquisition of listed and confidentially offered luxury homes, estates, vineyards and wineries, Latife offers her clientele decades of experience in international marketing, acquisition, property development, construction and asset management. She credits her strategic thinking and her communication and negotiation skills as a vital element in her success.

Beginning her real estate experience nearly three decades ago as a paralegal specializing in property transactions in a large law firm in Sydney, Australia, Latife went on to form her own international real estate marketing company there. Her clients were among the largest privately owned and publicly listed property development and construction companies throughout Australia and Asia. A real estate investor herself, she purchased her first property when she was just 20 years old. Today, she owns premium properties in Sydney and Napa Valley.

Latife gained her superlative listening and communication skills as a television anchor and interviewer. Fine-tuning those skills during her extensive world travels has allowed her to develop an almost intuitive understanding of the needs, goals and lifestyles of her diverse clientele. Invaluable in difficult transactions, she uses her experience and talent to anticipate and solve problems by reaching across the aisle with a “can-do” attitude and ensures win-win outcomes.

Formerly the Chair and Founder of New South Wales Caring Kids Australia Trust, a non-governmental organization raising money for children who are primary caregivers for their disabled parents. Latife also funds medical care and education for children she sponsors in Third World Countries. Her many hobbies and activities include biking, running, swimming, yoga, pilates, calligraphy, gardening, entertaining and the arts.