Om Talajia
(650) 608-0798

About Me

Professional experience

Om is currently associated with Compass, Los Altos. She has almost 2 decades of real estate industry experience. Real estate has been a passion all through. It began in her teenage years when she got actively involved with design and construction of parents’ and sisters’ homes. Om has a good sense of architecture and construction and is familiar with structural components of homes.

Om’s vision goes beyond the four walls of a home. She is very conscious about the future potential of the home, location and school district boundaries. She is always watching out for likely future changes impacting property values. Om openly shares her real estate knowledge, experience and insights that have greatly benefited her clients.

Om’s relationship with her clients does not end with the transaction but goes much beyond – she is always there as an advisor and friend. Please read the testimonials.

Om has staged most of her listings for sale – she is passionate about home décor and to showcase your home to get the highest possible price. She is always there to hold the Open houses herself to meet and greet every possible buyer. She strives hard to present your home in the best possible light. Om focuses on very few transactions at a time to give her 100% attention to all the details. She is a keen negotiator. She grew up in different places and has a multicultural background. Apart from English and Hindi (India’s national language), she is conversant with Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali and Punjabi.

Previous Experience

During her long association with Coldwell Banker, Om has been the recipient of numerous awards including International President’s Elite Top 2%, International President’s Circle and International Diamond Society Honor of Excellence for professional integrity, marketing expertise and consistently exceeding client expectations.

Economist by profession, Om worked in the field of macro-economic policy planning and research. She worked at Price-Waterhouse management consultancy division. Om served as Vice President and Board member of Asian American Parents Association (AAPA), Cupertino/Sunnyvale/Saratoga/San Jose. She was actively involved with the school districts. She has been on the Advisory Board of Organization of Special Need Families (OSF), Cupertino.

Om earlier worked with 5C’s (Citizen of Cupertino Cross Cultural Consortium. She has worked with Public Dialogue Consortium (PDC), a public communications group involved in bridging the socio-cultural gaps through the process of public dialogue.


Om did her Bachelor of Science with Biology major and then completed her Master’s degree in Economics and English Literature.

Om is a long time Cupertino resident and currently lives in the Cupertino-Los Altos Foothill area. She has held many leadership positions in various organizations and as a member of Asian Youth Council, represented India at various international conferences. Om was an honorary member of the People’s Association of Singapore. She is deeply involved with the local community. Om’s hobbies and passions include interior design & decoration, storytelling for children, poetry, philosophy, traveling, hiking and painting.