S.F. native & 16+ year investor, specializing in residential home & condo sales as well as leasing. Areas served include San Francisco and San Mateo County.
Get to know Cheryl Bower
Clients are Saying:
That I DO MORE! There are what will seem like over 1,000 details between “I think it’s time to move” and “We’re finally unpacked!” I’ll help you with more of them than any other Realtor. What are you getting when you hire a Realtor? Even though the commission is part of the transaction price, it’s still your money. You deserve the most value possible, especially in a challenging economy. Why not select a Realtor who is willing to do more than what’s usually expected? My philosophy: EXCEL AT THE ESSENTIALS and then DO MORE. Whether you are buying or selling a property, you will get premium service & care when working with Cheryl . I invite you to compare what I’ll do for you with what other Realtors offer! Please get in touch: 415.999.3450 or Cheryl@CBower.com. Areas Served: Helping clients with their home/condo/multi-unit real estate purchase or sale throughout San Francisco including the following neighborhoods: Noe Valley Pacific Heights Excelsior Sunset Parkside West Portal Ingleside Heights South Beach SOMA Bayview Heights Mission Bay Hayes Valley Glen Park Bernal Heights Sunnyside Potrero Hill San Mateo County communities including: Burlingame San Mateo Daly City San Carlos Half Moon Bay Pacifica San Bruno South San Francisco Examples of how I go above & beyond: I recommend reliable, skilled service professionals before, during and after your transaction I offer sound resources for financial planning and budgeting I locate properties that clients thought never existed and negotiate a purchase price they didn’t think possible Through extensive internet and social media marketing I’ve sold properties for more than clients thought possible in a normalizing market As a perpetual researcher, I seek out the best options/alternatives for various situations or transaction road blocks that arise including locating a non-toxic termite treatment for a client with an infant I saved a seller $4500/month for staging costs! I always look after a client’s best interests even when that means telling them that a home purchase or sale is not the best approach for their current situation or goals
As a third generation San Franciscan, Cheryl feels fortunate to have been raised in such a diverse, exciting city as San Francisco. Her fascination with real estate started at a young age. By her early twenties she had purchased her first home and learned firsthand the rewards of sweat equity.
A subsequent purchase was a five unit property in the Sunnyside where she quickly became engrossed with San Francisco's complicated and ever changing rent control laws from a property owner perspective. This experience has proven invaluable not only for the successful management of her property but for her investor clients who rely on her vast rental experience to help them successfully fill their vacant units with well qualified tenants. The system she's been consistently using for the past 10+ years has resulted in a track record of zero evictions!
Cheryl enjoys working with a variety of clients ranging from investors to commercial clients to first time home buyers. She firmly believes in the tremendous benefits of owning real estate including the tax incentives, the gradual building of wealth and the satisfaction of being a property owner. She takes pride in helping clients navigate through the sale or purchase of a property, negotiating the best price and terms, as well as ensuring that all the details will be smoothly handled.
In her free time, Cheryl enjoys raising orchids, hiking with her dogs, renovating her Spanish Revival home in Burlingame, and enjoying the fantastic restaurants in San Francisco and on the Peninsula.
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BS Environmental Studies, Sonoma State University 1999
Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI) 2008
Accredited Buyers Rep (ABR) 2008
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) 2010
• San Mateo Association of Realtors
• San Francisco Association of Realtors
• California Association of Realtors
• National Association of Realtors
• Women's Council of Realtors
• Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council
• San Francisco Small Property Owners Association
• Build It Green
• Neighborhood Emergency Response Team-S.F.
• Surfrider Foundation-San Mateo Chapter
• Sustainable San Mateo
• Northern California Solar Association
CA Department of Real Estate License #01505551
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I love helping clients through the complexities associated with the San Francisco market, whether it be rent control issues, condo conversion, TIC properties, or how to update a 100 year old property while retaining it's Victorian charm and detailing. My experience helps clients determine if a property is the right match for their needs.
My clients range from first-time buyers, to investors, to owner users. Property types include residential, commercial, mixed-use and multi-unit.
As a Burlingame resident, I am also able to help clients who are relocating from S.F. to the Peninsula or vice versa.
To help clients navigate through the onerous paperwork associated with a purchase or sale, I implement a variety of tech systems: electronic signature, efax, and web based transaction management software so that they can review and sign documents at their leisure. It's a virtually paperless, streamlined system that helps create a smooth transaction with minimal impact on a client's work & travel schedule.
I am also dedicated to continually improving the services & market knowledge that I provide my clients. Real estate laws, contracts, technology and policies are always changing. To keep up with the latest developments, I regularly attend continuing education courses and am currently working on my Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation & have completed the GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) and ABR (Accredited Buyers Representative) designations.
I am the person that a client trusts implicitly to get the job done while always looking after their best interests.