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Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $975K in Potrero Hill, San Francisco, CA.
Kevin just helped us sell our single family home in Potrero Hill, and our experience with him was phenomenal. A little over a month ago, we were in the stressful position of having to hire a new agent after our original listing agent made several significant missteps in marketing our house, and Kevin was one of the three people we interviewed to take over the job. Though all three agents were qualified, Kevin set himself apart in that he was confident he could sell our house quickly, at a good price and strategically without having open houses or being on the multiple listing service. And yes, Kevin delivered, and then some. Though there are many good, responsive and personable real estate agents in San Francisco, Kevin is simply a cut above the rest. Here's why:
Use of technology: Kevin is at the forefront in his field of using the latest technology to streamline the selling process. For us, this meant we were able to save hours of time by signing all documents electronically and from our own home, without printing, scanning, faxing etc. Kevin is also adept at using technology to market a property online, maximizing exposure to potential buyers (the person who ended up buying our house came from another part of the state).
Flexibility: For being one of the top agents in the city, Kevin is remarkably flexible and willing to do whatever it takes to deliver for his clients. He was amenable to my suggestions on how to market our unique property (that our previous agent shot down).
Results: Kevin sold our house in just a few weeks, to an all-cash buyer and for a price that exceeded our expectations. We were able to close quickly and easily and it was all due to Kevin!
BOTTOM LINE: If you are reading this and even remotely considering selling a property in San Francisco, call Kevin....you won't regret it!!!
I was a first time home buyer and had originally jumped into the process with very little information about the market (actually had to read books like Home Buying for Dummies, etc). Obviously I was quickly overwhelmed and got the sense that there was a large part of the market that I did not have access to without an agent. That where Kevin came it. I can break down my home buying process into two phases: BK and AK...Before Kevin and After Kevin.
Before Kevin: Running around from open house to open house without an idea of what I wanted and how to get the home I wanted. Finding out that almost all the properties I saw were already in contract. Considering settling for properties which were below my expectations.
After Kevin: Narrowing down my hunt to only homes I was interested in. Getting private showings of before market properties. Having the inside track on listings before anyone else placed offers. Having the security to know that Kevin was working his tail off to get me a home that I could live in and love for years to come.
Seriously, the degree to which working with Kevin made my life easier and more stress free cannot be understated. He sat down with me on our first meeting and really spent time figuring out exactly what I wanted. From then on, we were constantly looking at properties which I didn't even know were available. Also he kept constant communication with me and always responded to my numerous questions.
Ultimately he helped me narrow down my location (SOMA/South Beach/Mission Bay) which was important since I work in the East Bay and found a building, The Madrone, which I loved. Then Kevin got me to the front of the line for a 2 bedroom unit which went back out of contract. The selling agent pretty much told me that there were a bunch of people that had their eyes on this unit (actually the best one I saw...Kevin insisted that we look at it even though I didn't know I was interested). He negotiated for me a phat closing credit and BOOM, now I am living in my first home and loving it. I really can say that I wouldn't be here if it was not for working with Kevin.
I would strongly recommend Kevin to anyone I knew looking to buy a home for sure!
Sold a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $1.25M in South of Market, San Francisco, CA.
I worked with Kevin on both the purchase and sale of our luxury condo in San Francisco. The bottom line results say it all: On the buying end--Kevin was tuned into the best value properties for the money in the market conditions of the time, and helped us negotiate a very favorable purchase price. On the selling end--Kevin pulled in an all-cash offer $50,000 over our asking price, and the highest offer ever made for a similar unit in our building THREE DAYS after listing it with him.
I contacted Kevin because I was looking for someone with expertise and inside information on new high-rise developments in San Francisco and I was not disappointed! I would rate Kevin's expertise and savvy on the real estate market, timing, and execution higher than any other agents we have dealt with over the years.
In addition to his technical real estate expertise, Kevin is a master at handling relationships and the personal side of transactions, and is just an all-round nice guy! I recommend him highly to any buyer or seller in the San Francisco market.
was a former South Beach renter looking to move back to the neighborhood. With the rising rents in SF, my move back to the city was contingent on buying a place. I knew right away that Kevin would go the distance to help me in the process. Being a first time home buyer, I was a novice to the buying process. Kevin was a great help in educating me on the process and making my offer competitive in the dynamics of the current market environment.
Kevin was able to fast-track the process, from scheduling inspections to lining up financing, to ensure the condensed escrow timeline stayed on schedule. This was a huge help given my busy travel schedule for work during escrow.
If you're in the market to buy a home in SF, I would highly recommend you consult with Kevin.
Bought a Condo home in 2012 for approximately $500K in North Panhandle, San Francisco, CA.
Bottom Line: Kevin does fantastic work and went above and beyond to get me into a place that fit my needs to the T.
I moved to San Francisco from Sacramento in December of 2009 to take a job in federal law enforcement. After spending two years renting a great, but tiny, 350 square foot studio, I decided I was in SF for the long haul and wanted to buy a bigger place. It was my first home purchase.
A friend recommended Kevin, and put me in touch. I had a vague idea of what I was looking for and my price range, and Kevin did a great job showing me a variety of places in my price range, which really helped me flesh it out. The e-mails he provided listing properties for me were extremely helpful. It took me a little time to find what I wanted, but he was always responsive and helpful.
I eventually found the place had all I was looking for, a new one bedroom in Nopa, and Kevin's experience really made a difference. He knew exactly how to tailor the offer, and used his familiarity with the market to ensure we managed to beat out several other offers.
Additionally, when I had an issue getting my loan through USAA done in a timely fashion, Kevin ensured I got my financing done through Opes Advisers quickly and easily. His recommendation really paid off.
Buying my first home was a stressful process. But having Kevin as my real estate agent made it as smooth as buying a home can be.
I'll refer anyone I know looking to buy in SF to Kevin. He's reliable, responsive and he really knows this market.
I'm incredibly happy to have my place, and there is no way I would have gotten it without Kevin.
Bought a Condo home in 2010 in South Beach, San Francisco, CA.
I purchased a condo at the Infinity and was fortunate enough to have worked with Kevin. Based on my personal experience as well as through conversations with others, there simply isn't anyone else better than Kevin and his team when it comes to the SF real estate market. Kevin helped negotiate an awesome deal for me, made the process a breeze, and was fun to work with. Kevin invested time to fully understand what I was looking for in a first home while keeping in mind my price range, and utilized his expertise to show me several properties that fit those criteria. At the end of the day we both decided Infinity was the best option and he went full steam ahead in closing the deal for me. To everyone and anyone needing a trustworthy, knowledgeable and hardworking real estate agent, get at my man Kevin and you won't be disappointed
I found Kevin on Yelp in December of 2010 and decided he would be the best agent to help me invest in a San Francisco condo. From the start, Kevin was diligent and dedicated to supporting me through this process and finding me the best deal possible. Here are all the things he helped me with through the process:
- Identifying a property: Kevin sent me daily or weekly emails with the freshest listings on the market and exclusive deals. Kevin has access to listings before they become publicly available through his network.
- Negotiating a deal: Kevin encouraged me to walk away from several deals that would have been lucrative for him, because he did not consider it the best possible deal. In the end, he helped me negotiate and close a unheard of deal (in terms of dollars / sq foot) at one of the most exclusive new buildings in SOMA.
- The close process: Kevin put me in touch with a great mortgage broker who helped me through every part of the process. Kevin was involved as well, made it a point to follow up with me every week through the arduous process and was present at my signing appointment.
- Finding a tenant: Kevin went above and beyond on this part. A year after I moved into my apartment, I had to rent it out because of a personal move. Kevin took on the process of taking professional pictures of my apartment, showing it to prospective tenants on the weekends and helping me identify a great tenant couple.
I would recommend Kevin to any and all prospective home buyers in San Francisco and the surrounding areas!
As first time homebuyers, my husband and I needed help, and lots of it. We found that and more with Kevin. This guy is fantastic at what he does. He cares about his clients, he KNOWS the market, he knows about things that are not on the market and he goes to bat for each and every person he works with. Throughout the process of finding a home, we met many of Kevin's other clients who ALL felt the same. Each person we met gave us more and more confidence that we had chosen the right agent to find us our first home. Not only is he a superb agent, he is also an all around great guy, who I would recommend to my closest friends and family when the opportunity arises. There is no question in my mind that he is the best at what he does, and from the looks of the other reviews, he is only getting better....this guy is legit!!!
Sold a Other home in 2009 in South of Market, San Francisco, CA.
Kevin's knowledge of both the neighborhood & intricacies of real estate made my life incredibly easy as a buyer. When I had a question, he got back to me ASAP with an answer. Kevin is a great communicator, and it never took him longer than a few hours to get back to me. Other agents took days. This was especially helpful as a first-time buyer. When it finally came time to negotiate with the seller, Kevin ended up getting me -THE BEST DEAL—in the entire building! THE lowest $/SF, you can check MLS for proof :) He went to bat for me and hit a grand slam. I can't recommend him enough to my friends. You will NOT be disappointed with Kevin!
Not only did Kevin always help us with things directly and indirectly related to our hunt, he kept up with us and was very responsive, making sure nothing slipped -- which is important since my wife and I both work full-time and needed that help. He was courteous, beyond-helpful, and got us the deal we wanted but never thought we'd get, without compromises! I highly recommend Kevin if you're looking to get into the real estate market, especially if this is your first time. Having worked for months before with Redfin, I can say confidently we would never have gotten the place we really wanted without an agent like Kevin and his access to off-market deals. We already recommended him to another couple friend of ours and he got them an investor-owned property and they're closing escrow soon too!