Bernie Katzmann and Mike Shaw, the winning team behind Bernie and Mike Homes, are among the best of the best in the San Francisco real estate scene. With 37 years of shared experience, they have closed over $1 billion worth of sales and have consistently ranked in the top 1% of San Francisco Realtors.
This is no easy feat especially in the ever-changing San Francisco market. Considered one of the major real estate markets in the United States and the world, San Francisco is a wonderfully diverse city that attracts people from all walks of life – from the most affluent world and business leaders to aspiring techies fresh out of college.
Real estate in the area is just as diverse and complex as the city itself. San Francisco offers homes that range from gorgeous Victorian painted ladies to stunning contemporary homes designed by notable contemporary architects. The housing stock includes luxurious single-family homes and penthouses, as well as starter homes and smaller condos.
And then, there are all of 36 official neighborhoods to choose from, plus some significant enclaves and sub-neighborhoods. Each one offers its own distinct flavor and character, appealing to unique groups of buyers.
How does one become a top producer in such a diverse and dynamic market? Let Bernie and Mike tell their story.
It’s all about hard work and dedication.
Being the best means tirelessly working to exceed the expectations of every client. Bernie and Mike devote the same kind of unflagging dedication to every transaction, regardless of the size. They are personally engaged in every step of the home-buying or selling process, ensuring everything goes as seamlessly as possible.
Bernie and Mike have an expansive network of lenders, contractors, and service providers who can provide the technical and professional assistance their clients need – from finding the right financing package to home staging and home improvements to addressing legal issues.
Bernie and Mike take the stress out of the process while providing their clients with all the information and support they need to make the best possible decisions.
Experience is always the best teacher.
With over 37 years of collective experience, Bernie and Mike have represented a wide range of buyers and sellers throughout San Francisco. This has allowed this dynamic team to acquire the expertise, insight and edge clients need in this fast-paced market.
Bernie’s and Mike’s roster of clients includes local, national and international buyers and sellers. They work with first time and repeat homebuyers, developers and real estate institutions interested in all property types. They have also facilitated countless relocation transactions.
Their extensive experience has given Bernie and Mike an even deeper understanding of the San Francisco real estate market, which they use to achieve the best possible results for their clients.
Undisputed local knowledge and community involvement foster trust and confidence.
Mike is a Bay Area native while Bernie is a long-time San Francisco resident. They are both active members of the San Francisco community, and are engaged in numerous charitable and civic organizations. These include non-profits serving the gay and lesbian community, as well as AIDS research and support groups. In addition, Bernie and Mike support the San Francisco SPCA, San Francisco Symphony, and numerous local arts organizations.
By giving back to the community, Bernie and Mike are also strengthening their ties and enhancing their local expertise. There’s no better way to get familiar with the area you serve than by being actively and intimately involved in it. This is one reason why Bernie and Mike know each of San Francisco’s diverse neighborhoods by heart. And they use their local knowledge to provide their clients with in-depth guidance.
Let Bernie and Mike help you. Get in touch with them today.