30 Most Valuable Brands of the Year 2021

Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate Redefines the Meaning of a Luxury Property Experience by Uniquely Connecting Luxury Homes with Discerning Buyers


“Our cherished clients are owners of some of the most exclusive properties in the world and they continue to recognize the value of their investments and decision in working with such an accomplished force in the marketplace..” - Vanessa Fukunaga, Owner, President | CEO, Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate

Purchasing in Mexico´s premier destination makes for a truly incredible buying opportunity. Buyers from all over the world are drawn to Los Cabos for ease of travel, comfortable temperatures, exquisite beaches, recreational activities, the finest in amenities, and value for money representation in terms of second and third home markets. The luxury ownership options in the region include turn-key custom homes, homesites, luxury villas, and private branded residences within upscale luxury resorts, all offering breathtaking ocean, golf and mountain views. Los Cabos is a first choice destination for investment and Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate is helping the dreamers own a piece of paradise.

Founded in 1997 and acquired in 2012 by Vanessa Fukunaga (Owner, President | CEO), Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate´s story of bringing Los Cabos to the world is truly one of a kind. Achieving excellence has taken years of dedication and commitment from an expert team of trusted and passionate real estate advisors. Add on the operation of a powerful global network, multiple offices, a prominence of creating unique events that bring to life unique properties, and first-rate alliances in the industry, and you have a luxury brand that is built on solid fundamentals offering simply the best home buying and selling experience.

Since the company’s inception, Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate has accomplished over $2.4 billion in sales and consistently upholds its significant 70% share of the market’s multimillion-dollar listings. Firmly rooted in a culture of leadership and professionalism, the brokerage has an ever-expanding award-winning history that includes its ten-year achievement as the number one real estate agency for sales volume in the Baja California Sur market, and a fourth consecutive win for Best Real Estate Agency in Mexico with the prestigious International Property Awards.

Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate redefines the meaning of a luxury property experience by uniquely connecting luxury homes with discerning buyers. Focused on leading the charge forward into the future and meeting the changing needs of its clientele through innovative and far-reaching practices that go beyond the traditional, the team at Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate works tirelessly to effectively serve their clients in a fast-paced market.

“We take pride in providing an incomparable purchasing experience in every aspect of the business. Our dedication to serve those discovering and investing in Los Cabos will only continue with the increased demand,” said Vanessa Fukunaga.

The Definition of Luxury

Whether buying or selling, when you work with Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate you’re partnering with a globally recognized brand that has the resources, connections and influence. “Our cherished clients are owners of some of the most exclusive properties in the world and they continue to recognize the value of their investments and decision in working with such an accomplished force in the marketplace,” exclaimed the CEO.

For buyers, notable trends including space, privacy, home offices and welcoming outdoor spaces can all be found in the brokerage´s stunning listing inventory which includes everything from premium homeowner properties to exclusive developer listings, all catering towards a wide range of buyer groups - singles, young couples, families with children, investors, international buyers and ultra-high net worth individuals.

When it comes to selling, Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate is at the forefront of the industry showcasing the region’s most stunning real estate to a corresponding global clientele. The firm offers a multitude of exclusive sales and marketing possibilities ensuring a direct line to anywhere in the world.

“Having raised the level of premium services and the enjoyment of high-standard living for generations of families over the last 24 years, buyers and sellers who work with Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate truly experience working with one of the ‘World´s Best’ property companies,” added Vanessa.

There´s no question that NOW is one of the most noteworthy moments in the Los Cabos luxury real estate market. The brokerage is seeing extraordinary purchasing patterns and tremendous activity. To put the numbers into context, 2020 concluded with a 40% increase in sales volume from the previous year, accepted offers in Q1 are triple the transaction volume from Q1 of 2020, and days on the market are shrinking with multiple offers on well-priced properties often coming in over the asking price. In short, history is unfolding and deals are happening like never before with buyers and sellers recognizing that there is no better moment to get in the game. Breathing life into a legendary location, turn to Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate for the ultimate luxury property experience.

The Leader Upfront

She is the driving force behind Mexico´s #1 luxury real estate brokerage and has tremendously elevated the level of profession and marketing power bringing her innovation and mastery to the industry. Having cornered the market on differentiation, Fukunaga is actively at the helm, empowering change and leading with unrivaled talent, vision and strength. She is the thriving example of a high-ranking commander in chief who passionately works to push her companies forward into the future.

“Our sought-after and best-in-class range of luxury property services is next level. We go beyond the ordinary into EXTRA-ordinary, challenging the way business is done — all in the name of success.”