Raquell was born in Boston but spent most of her childhood in Somerville. She is of Brazilian descent and is bilingual, speaking both Portuguese and English. Raquell graduated from UMass Boston with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with the hopes of one day becoming a public servant. Upon entering the job market, Raquell found that government jobs were scarce, so she jumped into marketing and events instead and loved it. In 2012, she purchased her first home in Malden, MA, and became intrigued with the real estate business. Being a people person and having a passion for helping others, she decided to get her real estate license and become a Realtor. She is very hardworking and dedicated to fulfilling her client’s needs.
What made you want to join Lamacchia Realty?
“I was intentional about joining a brokerage that would offer support to ensure my growth as a professional Realtor. ”
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
“Outside of work I love spending time with family and friends. I also enjoy traveling and experiencing other cultures. Another passion of mine is rescuing animals.”
Do you have a favorite charity?
“Because I do animal rescue, I would say any charity animal-related.”
What is your favorite thing about your job?
“My favorite part of my job would be helping people. Everyone dreams of one day buying a home and I love that I can be the one to help them find their dream home and have that impact on someone’s life.”
Do you have any pets?
“I have a cat named Fifi. She’s a rescue of course and is a great help when I receive kittens that need that extra comfort from a cat.”
What are your favorite sports, and sports teams?
“My favorite sport is basketball and swimming. I was on the swim team for 10 years growing up and it’s very mentally soothing as well as a great exercise.”