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Meet Joujou

Member of NAR, CAR & CCAR

Consistent Top Producing Agent, Residential real estate specialist since 1982
Bay Area Resident since December 1985

B.A. in Economics from Delhi University, New Delhi, India

Joujou was born in New Delhi and was educated at Tara Hall, a Catholic boarding school in Simla, the summer capital of India. After completing her undergraduate degree in Economics from New Delhi University she was then introduced to her future husband to be, Piri Chawla, in the traditional “matchmaking” custom and became engaged to him within 14 hours. In 1980, she joined her husband in the United States. Sfter living in New York and Texas for a few years, they moved to California in 1985 and settled in Blackhawk. Joujou began her real estate career in Dallas, Texas in 1982, and then started working for Blackhawk Properties / Blackhawk Realty in 1985, where her dedication and hard work set the tone for what would set her apart from all other agents. She practiced real estate with Blackhawk Properties / Blackhawk Realty from 1985 to 1991.

In 1991, she obtained her brokerage license and became a co-owner of the company which was then renamed Blackhawk Real Estate Company. As a co-owner, her company began to do sales volume which is typically done by companies 10 times their size in the Bay Area of San Francisco. In this capacity, she also functioned as the CFO of the organization for nearly 10 years. In 2008, her company merged with J. Rockcliff to become of the most powerful companies in the Bay Area’s real estate market. With the two combined companies, the market share they control is unmatched.

Joujou has been honored with numerous awards year after year which include:

From J. Rockcliff:

  • 2011-2016 – Top 1% of East Bay Realtors
  • 2008-2016 – “Top Producers” which is awarded to the top 3% Agents
  • 2008-2016 – “The President’s Club” which is awarded the the top 5%

From Blackhawk Properties:

  • 1986-2008 – “$10 million plus in sales”
  • 1986-2008 – “Century Elite Club” which is given to the top 5% agents

From Wall Street Journal/Real Trends:

  • Ranked #66 for US Transaction Volume on the 2017 Top 1,000 Realtors List
  • Ranked #173 for US Transaction Volume on the 2018 Top 1,000 Realtors List

Joujou’s knowledge of the real estate market is extensive. Having been in this field since 1982, she is now known as a leader in the industry having done more than a quarter of a billion dollars in sales since inception. Her practice covers Piedmont, Orinda, Lafayette, Moraga, Walnut Creek, Alamo, Danville, Blackhawk, San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton, and Livermore areas. Additionally, Joujou’s marketing is unmatched. Every month, she covers numerous pages of HomeFolio, Diablo, and Luxury Home Magazines with her advertisements of properties that she has just listed, sold, or are expected to be coming soon. She covers the internet with her listings and helpful advice so that the public will easily be able to access the information they might need.

Publicly she is known as the “Go To” person for listing properties and getting the desired results. The results are mostly delivered because of her enthusiasm and professionalism. Her eye for detail ensures that none of her properties will be overlooked. Regardless of whether it is a two bedroom condo or a spectacular mansion, every client is treated with the utmost respect, as Joujou believes that every client should be treated as a priority.
She loves traveling, and feels very fortunate to have visited and enjoyed the people and customs of many countries. Most of all, the Chawlas love their son, Vik, the joy of their lives!