Photo of Aalto employees, Danny and Kelley

What we value

In addition to great design and execution, kind and brilliant coworkers, and a mission that matters deeply to us, the following values differentiate us from other companies you might be exploring.

First, we listen

“I’ve never encountered coworkers who knew the names and life details of so many users — but not in a creepy way!”

— Dan Lee

Residential real estate differs substantially from other industries in that its participants (all of us) bring inordinate amounts of emotion, feeling, and thoughts-unsaid when making decisions.

Decoding it all requires deep empathy. This is why we see listening as craft.

That doesn’t mean customers decide roadmaps or requirements—far from it—but we never build in a vacuum.

Photo of an Aalto customer in a Zoom video call

We insist that lightheartedness coexist with excellence

“I’ve never worked on a team that has this much fun, while still accomplishing so much.”

— Chris V.

Great work doesn’t require a furrowed brow.

We believe people should enjoy most days, and that means having fun.

Not Super-Soakers-in-the-office fun, but more like avalanche-of-candy-on-a-teammate’s-desk fun, or hanging out with a furry dog named Walter Heisenburg.

Photo of an Aalto team during a 1990s-themed Friday on a Zoom video call

We find residential real estate fascinating

“You can’t make this stuff up.”

— Kelley T.

Where else do massive financial stakes meet the emotions of raising a family, the psychology of competition, the frustration of a broken, archaic system, and the near-religious zeal of homeownership inspired by the American Dream?

It’s a rhetorical question. Nowhere else. :)

Excited to learn more? We’d love to hear from you. Please feel free to explore our open roles below.

And if not, thanks for stopping by.