Kevin+Jonathan: Clever, Bold and Significant Professional Real Estate in San Francisco — Vanguard Properties

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What Some of Our Happy Buyers & Sellers Are Saying

Clients Say…

We appreciate all you have done to help us. We were so afraid that the house wouldn’t sell, but it did and for more! You have worked a miracle inside and out!

— Gene & Sally

Sellers, Retired, Entrusted Home Renovation Choices to Kevin, Twin Peaks

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Buyers Say…

Kevin is fantastic — highly recommend! We worked with Kevin as buying agent and he was superb. He invested considerable time and energy to help us understand how the market and process here works. And he is super-responsive, even to late-night emails/texts which was great due to our work commitments. Importantly, he had great suggestions and advice on making our offer compelling, helping us secure the property we really wanted despite not being all-cash nor the highest offer.

— Sarah & Ross

Buyers, Google & EBay, Noe Valley

WHY KEVIN+JONATHAN.

Top Producer | Top 21 Club

Vanguard Properties

Grow your success, wealth and happiness together with Kevin+Jonathan.

Welcome to San Francisco real estate with Kevin Ho, attorney, Broker Associate and Top Producer  and his partner, Jonathan McNarry, REALTOR and Broker Associate both of Vanguard Properties, the leading locally owned boutique San Francisco brokerage, known for its powerful top-quality brand, LGBT roots and development prowess.

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We rank among the top 5 percent of San Francisco Agents. We specialize in residential real estate in and around our fair city of San Francisco representing buyers, sellers, investors, builders and more. Our methodical, all-encompassing and creative approach is focused on advancing our clients’ interests whether it’s listing properties that we’ve helped transform into desirable homes or helping buyers purchase properties with awareness and confidence. We look at real estate as being a valuable exercise that betters the community and as many people’s lives as possible.

We genuinely love what we do: Real Estate doesn’t feel like work, it feels like fun. And we’re good at it.  

Our clients know they’re working with approachable, engaged and authoritative professionals. Kevin has been an invited commentator/expert on Curbed SF,  quoted and featured in the New York Times and interviewed a number of times on local television news all talking about real estate trends and developments. Jonathan, who was born and raised in the U.K. and Atlanta comes from a family of real estate developers — he had his first open house sign up when he was just 6 years old! Kevin, who is from Iowa originally, has lived in the U.K. and has a Masters and law degree from U.C. Berkeley (Boalt Hall). He speaks Cantonese as well. Jonathan also works as a critical care, rapid response ICU nurse at UCSF and Kevin practiced as a business attorney and mediator for 5 years before focusing on real estate over the past 4 years.

Join Our Successful and Loyal Client Base — Now. 

Our clients have bought for less and sold for more and remain loyal customers of real estate with many repeat buyers and sellers. We are plugged-in, connected and responsive. Explore our site and you’ll see how we stand out from other agents.

Contact us today to put all of our knowledge, personality and experience to work for you!

Kevin

Kevin K. Ho, Esq.

VANGUARD PROPERTIES

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January 25, 2015 Edition, No. 4

Getting Down to the Quick But Just You Wait

From buyers to sellers to agents everyone is in a quick mood these days, but don’t jump the gun just yet.

       For some reason it seems like there’s a frenzy out there coupled with anxiety. Interest rates are hovering even lower than last week, buyers are out there in droves looking at what little is out there and many homes are getting multiple offers — even ones that are supposedly “off-market.” Maybe it’s the warm weather, maybe it’s boredom with deflate-gate but folks are ready to go. But as in years past don’t jump the gun too quick as many agents and sellers are still working away at getting their properties on the market later this spring or at least until the Super (Deflated) Bowl is played out next week. We too join that school of thought. Our latest listing is a in-need-of-TLC, tunnel-entry, 1400-sqft Outer Sunset single-family home with 4 beds, 2 baths and large terrace coming on at 1643 44th Avenue later this week. The home is located near the N-Judah line, the Outerlands enclave and has an ocean soundtrack when the windows are open. Despite wanting to get the property on the market earlier circumstances pushed the launch date for this listing out. (See below for more details).

But our admonition isn’t a reason to be complacent as there are listings coming onto the market all the time. In the 24 hours before the Friday noon deadline to submit new listings onto the MLS in order be listed among this weekend’s open houses there were 59 new listings for San Francisco, this is an increase over previous weeks but still below the ideal of 100 new listings per weekend that a ‘healthy’ market would have. We did, however, have 107 new listings for the week. There are 189 open houses scheduled in the City today (remember when it was just 19 about 1 month ago?)

One of the gems among those is at 4132 3rd Street, a 7-unit development that is not only new construction 2- and 3-bed town homes with parking, but they happen to be in the sunniest and transitioning part of the City at 3rd and Innes (near Flora Grub) off of the T-Line. I must admit I was super surprised at how nice, bright and large they are. Also shocking was that the starting prices are in the low $900,000s. Check out my two video reviews of the townhouse at YouTube and at Vimeo http://vimeo.com/117471888 and http://youtu.be/IvGYr9FgVPs

So take a look at the extra-meaty amount of “coming soon” listings in our Advances and Exclusives of the Week, take a gander at how the properties that are on (and off) the market are selling (it’s a little more tempered and favorable to buyers than we’ve seen of late) and check out the pretty pictures that are peppered throughout this week’s Newsletter.  

As we’ve been observing prices have been going up. But rather than take a seat on the sidelines, buyers should keep in mind that low mortgage rates will mitigate against those rising prices over the long-term. And mortgage rates remain close to all-time lows. As the chart below indicates, mortgages are still very low and may actually be lower than the numbers below according to Tony Alencar, our Citibank-Vanguard guru said. Call or text him at (415) 215-1239 to see if he can beat other lenders’ rates and programs (usually, he can).

MARKET STATS.

What Closed Over the 7 Past Days in San Francisco

For the past 8 days (January 17-25, 2015) we saw a mere 32 transactions close escrow as reported in the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) here in the City, which reflects the Christmas week lull just a month ago. Here are the numbers:

  • Single-family homes: 8 sold (22 less than last week) with 2 under list price; 3 at, or very near the list price; and the other 3 selling above the list price.
  • Condominiums, Tenancy in Common/Co-Ops: 15 (-36)
  • 2- to 4-unit buildings: 6 (-6)
  • 5+ unit buildings: 3 (-1)
  • Lots: 0

This week’s Most-Over-Asking-Price Single-Family House was a Richmond Fixer at 664 27th Avenue listed $745,000 with 1600+ sqft of space, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath on the main level and a tenant-occupied studio with bathroom and kitchenette with 2 car tandem parking. The winning offer was financed and came in at $880,000, $533/sqft or 118% over asking.

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Last week’s Most Over-Asking-Price Single-Family House was a detached, 2-bed, 2-bath Forest Knolls Home at 543 Oak Park (under Sutro Tower, westside) with views galore of the ocean. The house was built in 1962 and is described as “original” and the home is 1245 sqft with 2-car garage the property was listed at $795,000 (a reasonable price for the neighborhood about a year ago) and closed after just 21 days on the market for $1.125M, $903/sqft or at 141% over list price.

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Burying cables in SF

So our City’s entire budget to burying these visual nuisances went to one 3-block area. First rule of government spending: Why buy one when you can but two for twice the price? Check it out here: http://abc7news.com/news/efforts-to-bury-all-utility-wires-in-sf-nearly-impossible-/486804/

How Throwing Shade Put the Kibosh on a SOMA Condo Development’s Ambitions

For the first time in 30 years the Sunshine Ordinance gets used to stop a development that really didn’t cast that much shade. All politics is indeed local. Check it out here: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/nevius/article/S-F-activists-shocked-that-shade-killed-condo-6031075.php

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…from Earlier Editions

On the News & In the News: Kevin on Local News, KTVU-Fox 2, on Affordability Issues

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Me looking rather serious on the news. 

Mayor Ed Lee introduced a few proposals two weeks ago aimed at easing affordability barriers for middle class folks wanting to buy property in the City. Along with his goals of increasing supply over the upcoming decade the Mayor’s initiatives focuses on providing financial assistance to would-be buyers via a bond measure that would allow more monies and grants targeted at would-be buyers. Expanding MUNI capacity to ease congestion and traffic in the City along with expanding kindergarten and early education access were among the other wish list items. To gauge how home buying can be more than challenging these days, our friends at KTVU Fox-2 caught up with me and my client-cousin Charles and interviewed us. Check out the news clip here.

Vanguard’s Top 21 Club for 2014

Thank You for Your Continued, Faithful, and Much-Appreciated Business and Referrals

The powers that be at Vanguard Properties announced 2014’s “Top 21” Club earlier this month — the company’s Top Producers. In 2013 the minimum sales volume for this distinction among one of the City’s top brokerages was $15M worth of sales. Since then the company has merged with Herth Real Estate in the Castro, expanded into Napa, Sonoma, Healdsburg and beyond adding more heavy-hitting agents and business. In fact, Vanguard now ranks among the Top 10 in the North Bay Counties where it had no presence the year before. In the City, Vanguard maintained its leading position in Districts 5 and 9 (the two most active in the City). Along with District 7, Districts 5 & 9 are the only ones in the City to generate more than $1B worth of sales. Therefore, it is with great hard work, appreciation and pride that I’m pleased to announce that (for the second consecutive year) I am part of 2014’s Top 21 Club at Vanguard. The threshold is higher this year with agents having an average of $40 million worth of business and the minimum threshold being more than $25 million — a 66% rise. So, thank you all again. Please keep us in mind when you, your friends, colleagues and neighbors have real estate in mind — thank you all!   

Is the Sunset the Most Competitive Market in the… Country?!

According to a Redfin study published in Curbed SF the Sunset is the most competitive market in the country but that’s followed by the Castro and Bernal Heights. Check out their coverage here.

Pipeline Report: A New Year? 50,000 New Units Coming to San Francisco

Curbed SF reports that 50,000 new units are coming online in the city, which is good news as we need them. Among them, of course, are the Lumina luxury development in the South Beach/Rincon Hill area, the new development at 899 Valencia (18 new units at 20th Street) and another new-build at 400 Grove Street (33 market-rate units at Gough) in the Civic Center/Hayes Valley area,  2121 Webster (71 new luxury residences in Pacific Heights) and at 72 Townsend, located in South Beach, which will consist of 64 1-2 bedroom condominiums, 2 3-bedroom penthouses and 1 2-bedroom townhome.

 

Remember if you want to buy at any of these new buildings please let us know so we can provide you independent, unbiased buyer representation and let each sales office know too in case we’re not with you when you first meet them.

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Representing a loyal, diverse and ever-growing client base, Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties deliver unmatched professional real estate services for buyers and sellers in San Francisco. They’re good at what they do and watch out for their clients’ interests with comprehensive and analytical advice to ensure their clients make the most informed decisions.

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Some of Our Recent & Current Listings

We add value and assist our clients in preparing their property so that the property is appealing, desirable and anticipated commanding top-dollar prices.

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Coming Soon! 44th Avenue

1643 44th Avenue. Classic tunnel-entry, Outer Sunset single-family home with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms over 2 levels. Vintage details, large garage, approximately 1405 ft.² with a large 3-level patio.

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Listed & Sold! $607,500

788 Minna Street, No. 403, Mid-Market/SOMA condo 1-bed, 1-bath, 1 car parking, elevator. Sophisticated & bright (MLS 421876). Listed at: $600,000 SOLD AT: $607,500 (July 21, 2014)

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Listed & Sold! $1.27M

273 Romain Street, Twin Peaks/Upper Market view single-family home. Remodeled and Refreshed for sale. 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car garage and private yard. Quiet, bright, airy with incredible 180º views from Bay to Peaks. (MLS 420070) Listed at: $995,000 SOLD AT: $1,270,000 (May 30, 2014, multiple offers)

See How It Happened
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Now Available:

Two Vacant Development Parcels in Lafayette in the affluent San Francisco suburb of Lafayette. (SF MLS 423537 & 423549) Listed at: $1.798M combined

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Listed & Sold!

766 Harrison, No. 604, the Cubix. Smart, ingenious and compact urban living at its modular best. (MLS 425832) List Price: $375,000 SOLD: $362,500 (November 13, 2014)

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Listed & Sold! $1.4M

471 Hickory Street. Hayes Valley single-family home with 2 bed, 1 bath, 2-3 car garage, private center patio. Cute, bright & chic. (MLS 421090) Listed at: $1,060,000 SOLD AT: $1,400,000 (June 12, 2014, multiple offers)

See How We Did It.
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Listed & Sold! $825,000

868 Minnesota, No. 411, Chic, serene & spacious Dogpatch condominium with 1 bed, 1.5 baths at Esprit Park. Serene, bright & amenity-filled. (MLS 423598) Listed at: $739,000 SOLD at: $825,000 (Sold in 72 hours)

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Listed & Sold! $865,000

1050-1056 Stuart Street, Lafayette, CA, 4-plex, investment property in serene suburb (MLS 423535 ) Listed at: $1,050,000 SOLD at: $865,000 (October 31, 2014, Short Sale)

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Listed in SOMA

1118 Howard Street, SOMA, San Francisco. 13,497 sqft, 3-story commercial space with elevator and loft-like top floor with 18-foot ceilings. Off Market.

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Walk with Us. These properties caught our eye as being exceptional. Just how a property is exceptional depends! It could be a fixer, a fabulous value or just plain fabulous!

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Over the past few years Kevin has been compiling our collected experience, learnings and knowledge in one place — our ongoing and evolving Buyers’ Guide, among other benefits, you’ll get to:

  • Learn how our clients win at competitive bidding without being the highest offer

  • Familiarize yourself with San Francisco’s neighborhoods & nuances

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  • Good references for lenders and other vendors

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“We highly recommend him to everyone out there.”

As first time homebuyers (and in SF no less!), Kevin helped my wife and I navigate the process from beginning to end. With his exceptional help, we were able to quickly find a place we loved. As others have mentioned, he is extremely responsive and his prior legal background helped in explaining the various contracts we were looking at. We will definitely use Kevin again when looking for our next home and highly recommend him to everyone out there.

— Arun & Maelle, Buyers, Dogpatch

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We bought our house and Kevin was super responsive, incredibly helpful and full of knowledge. He was the perfect guide in navigating what can be a complicated and confusing process. Thanks Kevin!

— Chris & Christel

Buyer, Internet Design Professional & Landscape Architect, Berkeley

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We engage with you as you lead your busy, everyday life. Recognizing that your schedule isn’t simply 9-5 (does anyone have a 9-5 these days?) affects the service and solutions we provide to our clients. We don’t want anything to fall through the cracks, so if it’s late-night text, faxing to a local store, FaceTime conversations or courier pigeon (we have yet to try that one), we’ll be here to support and respond to you. You will be heard and recognized for being as great as you are!

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What’s Out in SF There Now?

(Criteria: 2 bedroom, 1 bedroom, Active, $1M minimum)

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  1. 3 beds, 3.00 baths
    Home size: 1,707 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,000 sqft
    Listing provided by Tina Low-Lee, Coldwell Banker Res. R.E. Svcs
  2. 3 beds, 2.50 baths
    Home size: 1,723 sq ft
    Listing provided by Ronald Parks, Sotheby's International Realty

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Clients Say…

Kevin was a superb real estate agent, and did a great job helping us buy our first home! Kevin is funny and personable, and knows how to get the job done.

—Dana & Drew

UCSF Med Student & Chip Engineer

First Time Buyers (Miraloma Park)

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Each weekend, we spend a few hours writing our newsletter for you. Instead of some kind of automated regurgitated series of listing information that makes no sense for everyone to get, our readers get the following every weekend:

  • Exclusive & Advance Listings that are Off-Market or Coming Soon — available only to our readers

  • Stories of the Week — our readers learn the details of how a property sold and for how much (approximately)

  • Market Trends and Our take on the Market

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Clients Say

We couldn’t be happier with the service we received from Kevin.

He’s personable, helpful, tech-savvy, and extremely dedicated! Kevin is a very opinionated realtor, but I say this in a good way.  There were many homes that we were willing to bid on in what was a very challenging market, but thankfully Kevin kept our best interests in mind.  Rather than going for a quick close, he actually talked us out of a few homes to make sure we stayed true to our criteria.

Aaron & Ashley 

Buyers, Charming Victorian (Noe Valley)

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Clients Say…

Kevin listened to our story and took the time to understand who we were and our personalities and then asked more than a few more questions to narrow down where we should live.  His advice definitely helped us narrow down the choices and helped us with the all important targeting of our search. [H]e gave us very candid and honest responses to our questions including dissuading us from a couple of apartments that in retrospect would have been completely wrong for us.

When we finally found a place that we unquestionably loved, Kevin guided us through the process in winning a bidding war before the house even made it to its first public open house.  He helped quell a lot of the eleventh hour jitters and pushed us in the helpful way not the overbearing way.  Ultimately, we were absolutely delighted with the purchase and he was integral in the process and could not recommend him more to others.

— Mitchell & Debbie

 Buyers, Relocated from New York, SOMA

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Why You’re Hiring Vanguard Properties

Vanguard Properties continues its Number 1 position in District 9 (SoMa, South Beach, Dogpatch, Potrero, Bernal Heights) and have moved up in District 5 (Noe and Eureka Valleys, Twin Peaks, Mission Dolores) to the Number 2 position just $10M short of Zephyr (a company that has nearly 80 more agents than Vanguard Properties) with 14.5% of the district’s market share. And of note, Districts 5 & 9 are the most traded in the City. Overall for all of San Francisco, Vanguard Properties is now Number 4 in overall trade/dollar volume as based on closed transactions. Vanguard Properties closed more than $1.7B worth of sales in 2014 thanks to all of you and your referrals. Keep them coming!

At Vanguard Properties we are committed to understanding your individual needs. We promise to provide you with the kind of quality service that will exceed your expectations. Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of sincere effort, intelligent direction and skilled execution. And all of this is thanks to you and yours. Keep up the support and help us succeed in helping you succeed.

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San Francisco is Worth the Price

kevinhoSFO map You’ve heard it before — San Francisco is a truly international city that will command a premium that attracts international buyers the world over. And while you may hear of growth in Houston, for example, would you really want to live there? Would the rest of the world’s people want to visit? Instead, San Francisco stands out from most of the country (bar NYC) as being tops in real estate and the place to be for tourist and techie alike —18 of the top 25 tech companies are here for example.

Our universities, proximity to emerging markets, financial base and diversity attracts the best and the brightest (although Berkeley and Stanford may have something to do with it). Plus our climate, while foggy sometimes, still beats cold vortexes and heat waves. And because land is scarce here … well, you get the picture.

Did we mention there’s wine here too?


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Clients Say…

Importantly, [Kevin] had great suggestions and advice on making our offer compelling, helping us secure the property we really wanted despite not being all-cash nor the highest offer.

— Ross & Sarah

Successful Buyers, Noe Valley Single-Family Home


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Raffi's Real Estate Videos: 4658 18th Street — Someone is Waiting for You at Home

Raffi Returns: 243 Romain Street — What Goes On at Home While You're Away (come home soon)

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Other Agents Want to Work With Us Too.

Sure our clients like us and our work, but other agents do too.

We received a lot of good offers… but based on our past relationship and how smoothly it went, I pushed for your offer.

— Listing Agent, San Francisco, Corona Heights
(Our Buyers closed on property beating out 2 other offers)

I presented your clients offer to my sellers and told them about you in particular  and encouraged them to go with you.

— Listing Agent, San Francisco, Eureka Valley
(Our Buyers’ offer was accepted instead of going to market)

Your clients got the property because of you!

— Listing Agent, San Francisco, Haight
(Our Buyers closed on property beating out 1 other offer)

 

Winning & Comprehensive Seller Representation

How to get the most money & satisfy your goals using your property.

Broad and Comprehensive Service that Goes Above & Beyond

If you want a realtor who lives and breathes your deal, keeps you constantly abreast of your property’s progress and does nice little things for you, you have to call Kevin Ho. We have ushered in the era of smart, technology literate, well educated, vibrant deal closers like Kevin Ho. —Peter G. Media & Advertising Director, Seller (SOMA, the Palms)

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An agent who can see what you can't is one who sees the potential for success

It's a Vision Thing that Translates into a Success Thing.

I have worked with many agents. Kevin always makes himself available and is willing to go the extra mile for his clients. He is helpful with ideas and brainstorming. He definitely has a passion for real estate. — Edward G. Successful San Francisco Real Estate Developer, Buyer, Multi-Unit Fixer (Mission Dolores)

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How to identify and win the right property competitively but prudently.

Sold! A Winning Noe Valley Example.

We worked with Kevin as buying agent and he was superb. He invested considerable time and energy to help us understand how the market and process here works and is super-responsive, even late at night…. Importantly, he had great suggestions and advice on making our offer compelling. —Ross & Sarah M. Googler & EBayer, Buyers (Noe Valley)

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We're in a 24/7, connected, data-rich world. Your agent should be too.

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If you have Kevin on your side, I think you will end up with a real advocate for your needs who can streamline the entire home-buying process for you. He’s also up-to-date with the latest tools to conduct the transaction…. —Hass L. SF-based Start-Up, Buyer & Seller (Mid-Market/SOMA & Uptown Oakland)

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Clients benefit from a lawyer's experience and background.

Cutting through the paper chase.

Kevin reads contracts in detail and really protects your interests — he knows his stuff on this. He had a stronger understanding of the market than other realtors I spoke with. I felt a lot of confidence throughout the process knowing I was working with someone who knew their stuff inside out. —Joanna S. Manager, Clinton Global Health Initiative, Buyer (Noe Valley)

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How exclusive advance information from a connected agent will benefit you.

The Results from Being Attentive, Listening and Asking the Right Questions

He truly knows about all available properties and not just what’s on the market, but more importantly, what’s coming on soon so that you get early previews… — Jay S. Startup Mogul, Buyers and Sellers (Duboce Park & Upper Market/Eureka Valley)

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