Richard Matics, Broker, Matics Realty  Richard Matics - Broker

Richard Matics is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and has been practicing real estate since 1993. A Temecula homeowner since 1991, Richard has first-hand knowledge of the advantages of living in this thriving valley.

Beginning as a Journeyman carpenter, Richard spent five years on the building side of the residential market. He also has two years of experience as a residential appraiser, giving depth to his understanding of market influences. His Bachelor of Science in Biology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona represents Richard’s dedication to hard work and attention to detail. He is a Certified Sales Professional by the Building Industry Association (CSP).

Richard keeps current with his education, recently obtaining the following real estate distinctions: California Certified Residential Manager by the California Apartment Association (CCRM); and Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Specialist by the National Association of REALTORS® (SFR). Taking courses to obtain these certifications, Richard believes that updated knowledge better allows him to serve his customers and clients ethically.

Experienced in managing his own single family rental homes and a mixed commercial and apartment building, Richard especially enjoys the property management aspect of real estate.

Richard’s many interests include riding his Harley motorcycle through the Temecula Valley, working on construction projects around his home, building fountains, and gardening. He is currently serving as the Sergeant-at-Arms for the local chapter of Toastmasters, Toast of the Valley. He loves to spend time with his wife of 35 years, Rebecca, their two grown children, and his two grand-children.

Sarah McGaugh, Matics Realty  Sarah McGaugh

Sarah has been a resident of Temecula since 1991. As a result of belonging to this flourishing community and currently raising two children within it, she has a unique knowledge of the area from direct experience. 

Sarah obtained her B.A. from Stanford University in 2002, her teaching credential from California State University, San Marcos in 2004, and her real estate salesperson license in 2010. Prior to joining Matics Realty Inc., Sarah taught English at the local Temecula Valley High School and helped to manage the English Department as the Department co-Chair. This experience has benefitted her real estate career in teaching her how to negotiate with a range of different people in order to help them to achieve success.

Currently the VP of Public Relations of the local Toastmasters chapter, Toast of the Valley, Sarah values building authentic relationships with others. Communication and personal attention are strong areas of expertise for Sarah. She also enjoys studying numbers and figures and preparing market analysis proposals for future clients.

Sarah greatly loves living in our beautiful valley and can often be found enjoying the variety of community parks in the area with her two children, Katie (age three) and Eric (age four months). In her spare time, she likes cooking, scrapbooking, gardening, and exploring Temecula’s Old Town.