Ralph Haverkate specializes in unique Properties and Real Estate throughout Uruguay
Unique properties that have architectural significance are his area of expertise. Ralph has extensive knowledge of architectural history and interior design that assists his clients in buying and selling within the exclusive and unique niche of important modernist real estate properties. He understands that modern architecture is more than just flat roofs and boxy shapes.
Ralph’s diverse background makes him a natural for the real estate industry. Born and educated in Switzerland, a Dutch citizen and fluent in four languages, his 40 years of business across the globe have given him a distinctive talent for negotiation and diplomacy. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business from the Swiss-French Ecole superieur de commerce, Neuchatel. Ralph has been working Real Estate as a licensed Broker in Palm Springs USA for over 10 years before moving to Uruguay in 2012. He worked for high-end firms like HOM Sotheby’s and architectural boutique brokerages like Deasy Penner in Los Angeles.
Ralph Haverkate’s lifelong interest in fashion, design and artistic trends led to his passion for Mid-Century Modernism in Palm Springs USA- studying how trend setting architects came to Palm Springs in the 1950s and incorporated nature and the area’s abundance of light into the homes. In addition to international real estate, Ralph has numerous professional designations and prides himself on staying on the cutting edge of the real estate industry. He is not only a Broker and member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) in the United States but also belongs to The International Real Estate Association (FIABCI) and is Transnational Referral Certified (TRC). Since 2012 he specializes in Beach Properties, Historical Estancias and Estates between Montevideo, Punta Del Este and Jose Ignacio in Uruguay.
Ralph’s Hobbies are: Painting with Acrylics, Hiking, Good Food and Wine, Traveling and Technology