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Bernie & Mike

San Francisco Real Estate

If you're looking to buy, sell, or invest in a property in the dynamic San Francisco area, you've come to the right place!

Bernie Katzmann and Mike Shaw are the Realtors to call in this fast-changing, highly competitive market.

Consistently ranked in the top 1% of San Francisco Realtors, Bernie and Mike have more than 30 years of shared experience, achieving over $1 billion in sales throughout their career. Real estate service par excellence

Their proven local knowledge and strong marketing, negotiating, and people skills allow them to deliver an unprecedented level of client satisfaction. Repeat clients and referrals account for more than 90% of their business – a clear testament to the tremendous amount of trust and confidence they have nurtured over the years.

Innovative, cutting edge and design-focused, Bernie and Mike, know what it takes to help you achieve your real estate goals. In 2018, they were once again named to Vanguard Properties' Top 21 Club, continuing to lead the way in the San Francisco real estate market scene. In 2018 Bernie and Mike added multi-talented Mila Gelman to the team. Mila brings a rich history in sales, administration, and risk management. Mila's dedication and attention to detail will ensure that each transaction and client interface will be handled with precision and care.

Get help from the best. Call Bernie and Mike now for all your real estate needs in Eureka Valley, Dolores Heights, Noe Valley, and all of San Francisco.

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Why work with us
  • Top 0% San Fransisco Realtors
  • Over $0.5B in Total Sales
  • Top 0 Vanguard Properties
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What our clients are saying
Bernie and Mike did an exceptional job when we purchased our first home. They know the real estate market in San Francisco inside and out and helped guide us through the process seamlessly. Working with them made purchasing a home fun and exciting, and their extensive experience and knowledge made us feel that we were
Having moved many times we thought we were fully prepared for our move to San Francisco. We quickly learned the housing market here is like no other, and most of the people we spoke to warned us we would not be able to find the type of house we wanted within our price range.  Then
When my business partner and I needed a team to market two newly constructed San Francisco homes, we turned to Mike and Bernie who were referred to us by developers who had previously worked with them. Selling new construction requires a specific set of skills and knowledge.  In our situation we wanted not only experienced marketing consultants,
Bernie Katzmann and Mike Shaw at Vanguard Properties are very, very experienced and sophisticated at marketing and then negotiating the sale on personal residences.  Their attention to detail as well their strategy to create anticipation and buzz was key to getting the final, extraordinary price.  They should teach a master class on estate sales. John
I am writing to your agency to let you know how totally satisfied I am with the recent sale of my property located at 348 Church Street. Both Bernie Katzmann and his partner Mike Shaw were excellent realtors and the reason I keep coming back to Herth for my real estate transactions. Bernie has handled
Bernie and Mike delivered exceptional service and achieved results far beyond our expectations. We were well supported and informed throughout all stages of the process and their deep knowledge, network, and "know-how" positioned us for a rapid, uncomplicated and high-return sale. We felt reassured in this rapidly evolving market, knowing Bernie and Mike had our
Prior to my recent move I recognized that a new home purchase can be a stressful time and when I relocated to San Francisco I found myself in a market with few homes and many competing buyers. I quickly understood the need to work with agents who understood my preferences and priorities and who had
Having the opportunity to work with Bernie and Mike to buy a house in San Francisco was a delight. As new residents of San Francisco, having relocated from New York, we worked with Bernie and Mike to find a new home in San Francisco. From the very beginning they were great at working with us.
My partner and I have worked with Bernie and Mike on three properties during last three years. They represented me as seller's agent on the sale of my condo in April, 2011 and at the same time represented us on the purchase of the first condo we owned together. They were super responsive and made us feel as though
Best realtors we've ever worked with...hands down. During the buying process they were extremely helpful. We were new to San Francisco so didn't know the market at all. They gave us a good overview and asked lots of questions to determine what we liked, then showed us properties which met or nearly met it in