About Me


Fixtures in Santa Cruz County real estate since 1996......Mike and Tara’s exemplary reputation for client fidelity, innovative marketing and seasoned negotiation skills have established them as a perennial leaders and trusted advisor’s in the Santa Cruz County marketplace for well over 25 years. With deep community roots their extensive knowledge and far reaching professional network offer their loyal clientele a distinct advantage in attaining their real estate goals in an ever changing industry.
Enjoy refreshingly less hype, friendly service & a truly higher level of representation.

Experience Real Estate Refined.

Mike and Tara O'Boy:

Professional real estate consultants:
  • Our team includes professional staging, home improvement consultation and a proprietary marketing team.
  • Extensive ancillary professional referral network ready to address any real estate related matter including real estate law,tax stratagizing, land use & Ca. Coastal Commission consulting, structural and geotechnical engineering,inspection services & construction services.
  • With over 600 closed transactions in SC County, We have the experience to address issues and pitfalls before they happen for seamless transactions.
Professional Accolades:
  • * Santa Cruz Counties Top 5 Agents in sales production since 1999
  • *The #1 agent in Aptos, Seascape and Rio Del Mar since 1999.
  • Acknowledged as a member of "America’s Top Agents” California *Per Real Trends Market Data. (Top 500 Agents in sales volume statewide.)
  • #1 agent in Santa Cruz County 2004, 2006-2009(Coldwell Banker RB)
  • Honored on multiple occasions as a Member of  "Top 100 club Silicon Valley region Carmel-San Francisco" (Coldwell Banker RB).
  • Published real estate columnist for The Aptos Times and Santa Cruz Sentinel.
  • Served on the SC Board of Realtors Greivance and Ethics Committee
  • Licensed R.E. Broker and active member of Santa Cruz Board of Realtors, CAR and NAR.
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  • Ongoing support of local non profits, youth sports programs, education & Hospice programs throughout SC County.
  • Lifelong joy of surfing, beach volleyball,  coaching youth baseball, Bernese Mountain Dogs, family,great food & great friends.
  • WE LIVE AND BREATH REAL ESTATE..Raised in Real Estate , 2nd generation RE Broker and developers , two sisters are agents. 
  • Graduate of San Jose State University 1990
  • Resident of Santa Cruz since 1976