San Diego Five Star award winner


Rosa Alamillo-Buettner

7863 Girard Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
Office: 858-945-7314
Cell: 858-945-7314

Rosa has had a passion for real estate for as long as she can remember. Her career in real estate started in 1989 with the buying and selling of her own personal real estate investment properties.

In 2005 she made the decision to make real estate her career and she left her position as Vice President for an international luxury travel company.

With laser focus to ensure her clients maximize their return, Rosa assists her clients in the purchase or sale of property, whether for their primary residence or for adding to their investment portfolio. Rosa is a certified negotiator and uses her mastery of the local market coupled with her exceptional negotiation skills to maximize transactions for her clients garnering the honor of continued repeat and referral business.

Rosa’s international experience has allowed her to relate to and assist people from around the world. La Jolla, Pacific Beach and the coastal communities of San Diego, offer unparalleled real estate opportunities. 

Rosa lives in Pacific Beach with her family. She is active in the community currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the New Americans Museum, is a Founding and current Board Member for the Latina Foundation, is a member of the Hispanic Real Estate Council, and is fluent in Spanish. Additionally she is one of the founding agents of the La Jolla COMPASS office. 


"Her negotiation skills are incredible, her marketing is creative and strategic, and her knowledge of the area unsurpassed" Mel & Kristi

"I credit us getting our house to Rosa's reputation in the real estate community.  I highly recommend her for real estate needs without reservation".  Erik

"Rosa is always available, proactive, prompt, creative and professional.  The marketing is first rate and widespread.  We will use them again".  Bill & Glenna


  • Helping buyers and sellers accumulate wealth through real estate
  • Investment properties
  • Trust & Probate
  • Relocation
  • Coastal and Luxury Properties
  • Architectural & Historic Homes



  • Five Star Real Estate Agent award winner 2021 and 2022
  • Investment Property Specialist
  • Trust and Probate Specialist
  • Certified Negotiator

A home is where life’s stories evolve, where dreams are fulfilled and where wealth can be made. My international experience allows me to relate to and assist people from around the world. Whether you are selling, buying, investing or developing real estate, put my local market knowledge, negotiation skills, well-developed network and unpararelled marketing to work for you to maximize your real estate investments. Contact me with questions if you need to sell or buy real estate.


Five Star Professional conducts market-specific research throughout the U.S. to identify service professionals who demonstrate professional excellence and provide quality services to their clients. The Five Star Real Estate Agent program is the largest and most widely published award program for real estate agents in North America, covering more than 40 major markets. Five Star award winners do not pay a fee to be included in the research or on the final list of award winners.

The Five Star Professional research team contacted thousands of recent homebuyers, consumers and industry leaders to identify San Diego-area real estate agents who stand out in their industry and community.

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