About Me
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The Monterey Peninsula is a unique area that requires an equally unique knowledge base in order to fully harness the local real estate market. Carmel native Zak Freedman possesses that knowledge through a combination of education, data analysis, and a lifetime of local experience. He grew up watching his father build, renovate, and flip houses throughout Carmel-by-the-Sea, the Carmel Highlands, and Big Sur. Zaks first-hand knowledge of local real estate is a fundamental foundation for spearheading client discovery of that elusive Carmel lifestyle. While he represents properties throughout the area, Zak has a special focus on secluded coastal and mountain properties that can be explored via his aerial videography. Zak is also currently featured on The American Dream TV Season 3 Carmel chosen as one of the 10 power players in Carmel and Monterey which can be streamed on Amazon, Hulu, Roku & Apple TV.


As an FAA commercial licensed drone pilot, Zak specializes in creating stunning marketing for some of the most sought after reale state in the country. Prior to becoming an agent, the UC Santa Cruz graduate spent nearly a decade funding commercial, development, and residential projects across the United States, holding 12 state NMLS licenses. Zaks intimate knowledge of the banking industry is instrumental in providing his clients with a tailored, 360-degree approach to procuring access to this exclusive coastal community. An avid surfer, Zak is passionate about preserving the Carmel areas stunning coastline and beaches for future generations and has spent his life exploring every inch of the local coastline. Add to that his passion for aerial cinematography, and what emerges is an agent with an intimate knowledge of all area properties - from the quintessential cottages of Carmel-by-the-Sea, to Pebble Beach estates to the most secluded Big Sur coastal estates. With 10k+ Instagram followers & as a featured agent on The American Dream TV, Zak has the ability to take your listing to new heights of exposure that separates it from the pack enticing and reaching more buyers.