About Us.
Kevin + Jonathan

(and Raffi)

Successful San Francisco Real Estate Starts Here.

And Now.

Kevin + Jonathan (and Raffi) will guide you to where you want to be.

Our clients are better prepared and educated about our marketplace.
Our buyers tend to buy for less and our sellers tend to sell for more.

CONGRATULATIONS!

You’ve had enough professional and personal success where you can buy (or sell) property in San Francisco, which is no small feat given how precious and covetted real estate is in the City. Land is scarce. The climate is ideal (usually). The atmosphere of diversity, nature and innovation is truly unique. Little wonder why the Bay Area is home to some of the most extraordinary people in the world who live in some of the most expensive property in the world.

While discount, ho-hum, stereotypical real estate agents who work real estate part time may work for people in other places, the prices and stakes at play in San Francisco's real estate market won't allow for that. Instead, you need broad-based, professional representation that goes above and beyond. And that's what you get with us. Our work with both buyers and sellers gives us insight and perspective that proves invaluable.

We are Kevin K. Ho, Esq. and Jonathan B. McNarry, partners in life and business. We have a black lab named Raffi. We work with Vanguard Properties — the locally owned, top-producing brokerage that sells some of San Francisco's best properties. We love what we do and we've sold hundreds of millions of dollars worth of real estate while helping our clients build wealth, establish homes and improve their lives. How can we help you?

Meet Your Team.

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Jonathan.

First-licensed at age 19, Jonathan has significant experience in sales and service. He has sold vacant parcels to completed luxury homes in large-scale master-plan communities of 2,000+ residences throughout the Southeast including communities in Callaway Gardens, Hilton Head and Tybee Island.

He also has experience selling 6000+ sqft custom homes in the affluent Atlanta Buckhead and Chastain Park Districts where he not only assisted in the actual transactions but also helped in deciding which design and finish options would attract the best buyer interest.

Closer to San Francisco he has sold in SoMa, South Beach and in the Mission Dolores districts among other areas in Northern California. Jonathan has also worked in the banking industry, medical field and is a Notary Public.

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Kevin.

Originally from Iowa City, Iowa, before committing to real estate 100 percent, he was (and is) a California licensed lawyer with 6 years of experience in civil litigation & commercial transactions when he worked in private practice in San Francisco. He’s been featured on local news and on SFGate talking about San Francisco real estate and is a regular invited contributor to the real estate blog Curbed SF having been a blogger for CNET in the past too.

He graduated from U.C. Berkeley’s School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 2004; has a Master’s in Diplomacy, International Law and Economics from the University of London’s School for Oriental and African Studies. He studied in China, New College, Oxford and has a Bachelor’s from Washington University in St. Louis.

Kevin is also trained mediator having worked with San Francisco’s Office of Citizen Complaints mediating more than 100 disputes between citizens and their police department.

He worked as a news reporter, at the Senate and as an intern with Universal Music in London. He has trained hundreds of novice bicyclists to participate in the San Francisco AIDS Foundation’s annual AIDS LifeCycle bike ride from San Francisco to LA having ridden the 7-day route a number of times himself. You can now find him and Raffi out and about all throughout San Francisco doing something different each day. 

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Raffi.

Raffi the Dog, aka Raffi McNarry-Ho, was born in Marin County and attended the prestigious Guide Dogs for the Blind school where he excelled. Raffi transitioned from his original task of being a seeing-eye dog for a blind person when his teachers soon realized that he enjoyed meeting new people and dogs too much. Through the Career Change Adoption Program, Raffi joined Kevin and Jonathan in May 2012 and has been enjoying his work with real estate ever since. Raffi has helped with negotiated tenant-buyouts and loves exploring new properties and accompanying dog parks.

Raffi explores many of the homes Kevin and Jonathan’s clients wish to purchase finding areas to plop down so as to confirm floor levelness and when Kevin and Jonathan list properties, Raffi often stars in real estate tour videos featuring how he interacts with a property like this one.

Our Buyers Benefit from Our Reputation. Really!

Far Flung + Wide Spread (aka Our Clients' Success Stories)

See Our Listings and Where Our Buyers Won

Our Listings Have A Special + Curated Feel.

Real estate means so much to us as we genuinely care about our clients as we view them as our extended family and friends. We work hard to protect and advance our clients' interests. 

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Our Clients' Homes Away From Home

SUCCESS BEGETS SUCCESS

Our Clients' Homes Away From Home: You're in Good Company

Our Clients Are Our Top Priority and Are:

Our Clients Benefit From...

Naturally, we use technology, social media and our people skills to ensure our clients have the most current information and best perspective so they can make the best decisions possible.

 

Right Writing For You

Kevin was a features writer and reporter, which enables hime to provide clients as much commentary as possible in a very readable way. He’ll ask the questions, summarize the points and do it contemporaneously.

 

Solid Credentials at Work

Kevin is doing real estate 99.8 percent of the time these days. But he still studies up on developments in real estate law, zoning and planning issues in San Francisco and larger industry and demographic trends too.

  • He has a law degree is from U.C. Berkeley (Boalt Hall) ’04
  • A master’s from the University of London’s School for Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) ’01 (General Diplomatic Skills & International Law)
  • And a BA from Washington University ’00 (East Asian Studies)

 

 

Access to Successful Real Estate for the Successful Types

We are proud of our clients. But sometimes we’re not a match. Take a look this to learn Why You May NOT Want to Work with Kevin+Jonathan.

 

An Average Day: Always On and Going for Clients

  • On average, we have an active pool of 15-20 clients looking to buy or sell property from the $500,000 range to $4M range with a ratio of 50% buyers and 50% sellers generally.
  • We have an average of 3-4 escrows open at a time which means our days are busy but only just so; because there are two of us our schedules also allows us to focus on clients when each needs some extra attention, we can handle last-minute appointments, and so on. In other words, our clients will receive comprehensive and responsive support.
  • We are supported by one the City’s most experienced and cooperative brokerages that is top in the core of the City but is also expanding up north too — just like our market is.

 

Members Only? Membership Has its Privileges.

Clients all get the benefits from Kevin’s membership in the following organizations:

  • The State Bar’s Real Property Section and its Subsection in Construction & Development
  • San Francisco Residential Builders’ Association
  • Allied Member, American Institute of Architects
  • The influential San Francisco Association of Realtors MLS & Technology Committee

 

What Do the Numbers Say?

Kevin and Jonathan have been recognized as being Top Producers at Vanguard Properties since 2013 and rank among the top 1% of all San Francisco real estate agents.

 

A Broader Perspective that Brings People Together

Clients also benefit from Jonathan’s years-long real estate experience and business acumen along with the extensive negotiation skills developed during Kevin’s service as a local mediator with Community Boards and the SFPD Office of Citizen Complaints.  The pair are strong at identifying deeper and larger motivating factors and value; bridging gaps and gulfs; and, their risk-averse approach combines with their natural, forward-thinking disposition.

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A Diverse Client Base

Our clients range the spectrum from ladies who lunch, first-timers, portfolio-builders, builders who build, entrepreneurs who start — well — up, and countless other folks who are successful and prudent enough to buy or sell real property in San Francisco… We help folks at all stages of the home buying and selling process and are proud of our shared successes.

Our Sales Record (To Date)

Our client successes have been far and wide. Take a look below.

AddressBuyerSellerProperty TypeNotes (R) = means we helped with client remodels of their property for sale.
249 Monterey BlvdxCondoSunnyside, First-time home buyer
175 Red Rock Way 106KxCondoDiamond Heights Foreclosure purchase
570 Guerrero, No. 3 (Buyer and Seller)xxTICMission Dolores, First-time seller and first-time buyer
436 30th StreetxCondoNoe Valley, First-time home buyer
104 Baker Street Unit No. 5xTICRare Haight District Loft; First-time buyer
555 4th Street No. 733xCondoThe Palms in South Beach
300 Berry Street Unit No. 1612xCondoOff-market purchase at the Arterra, first-time buyer
2155 12th AvenuexHouseBig-view Golden Gate Heights house, first-time buyer
787 Page StreetxCondoLower Haight off-market, first-time buyer with family
1301 Indiana Street, Unit No. 102xNew Construction CondoFirst-time buyers in Dogpatch at the Millwheel
467A Duboce AvenuexTICOff-market sale in Duboce Triangle for clients locating to East Coast, near record price for TIC at time
913 Central AvenuexCondoFirst-time buyer in NoPa
20 Oakwood StreetxMulti-unitMission Dolores investment property
788 Minna Street, No. 201 xCondoFirst-resale, first-time seller in SoMa
630 Thomas L Berkeley Way, Unit No. 513, OaklandxNew Construction CondoNew construction in Uptown Oakland (Seller from Minna)
788 Minna Street, No. 501 xCondoSoMa recent-build condominium
128 Marietta DrivexHouseMiraloma Park house with upgrades and customization, first-time buyers
1441 Carrington Circle, San JosexCondoBuyers who relocated from the East Coast
919 Ensenada Avenue, BerkeleyxFixer Single-Family HouseOff of Solano Avenue, fixer buyers
1228 Folsom Street, 723 & 725 Clementina StreetxCommercial Parcels/WarehousesSoMa warehouse and development potential, experienced buyers in the trades
1617 Church StreetxHouseNoe Valley charmer house, first-time buyers relocating from Asia
4658 18th Street PHxPenthouse CondoEureka Valley/Castro District luxe condominium, experienced buyer
231 Cotter StreetxHouseMission Terrace house; first-time, FHA buyers
766 Harrison Street, No. 602xMicro-unit CondoSoMA investment property at the Cubix
964 Corbett AvenuexHouseTwin Peaks view house, experienced buyer
873 South Van Ness AvenuexTICInner Mission sellers leaving San Francisco
4658 18th StreetxLuxe condominiumLuxe Eureka Valley/Castro condo
62 States StreetxCondominiumCorona Heights/Castro condo used as investment property, experienced buyer
216 27th StreetxSingle-family HouseLarge Noe Valley single-family house, first U.S. purchase by foreign national, permanent residents
2094 24th AvenuexSingle-Family HouseSunset house for single-mom and kids
969-971 Oak StreetxTwo-Unit BuildingHaight District purchase for family investment and residence
3566 17th St., No 3xCondoMission Dolores, top-floor condo
3024 Market StreetxCondoJust-updated Corona Heights/Castro, top-floor condominium, first-time buyer
60 Danvers StreetxTIC with Condo conversion potentialCorona Heights/Castro 2-level flat, repeat clients relocating back to City
19-21 RosemontxTwo-Unit Building with redevelopment potentialMission Dolores property with redevelopment potential, developer partner buyers
4367 21st StreetxSingle-Family HouseEureka Valley cute corner house with curb appeal
64 Waller StreetxCondominiumLower Haight two-level luxe condominium
735 ClementinaxWarehouse Space/Single-Family ResidenceStunning SOMA space
25 San PabloxSingle-Family HouseSt. Francis Wood vintage house
243 Romain (Buyer and Seller)xxSingle-Family HouseUpdated Twin Peaks/Castro View home (R)
471 HickoryxSingle-Family HouseHayes Valley house
4541 18th StreetxCondominiumOff-market Castro condo
788 Minna Street, No. 403xCondominiumSOMA condo
135 Valencia, No. A210 xCondominiumMid-Market/Mission Dolores
868 Minnesota, No. 411xCondominiumDogpatch Condominium at Esprit Park, repeat clients
1260 Minnesota, Unit No. 304xCondominiumDogpatch - new construction at the Millwheel 2 - first-time buyers
1260 Minnesota, Unit No. 202xCondominiumDogpatch - new construction at the Millwheel 2 - first-time buyers
258 Laussat StreetxTownhouse CondominiumHayes Valley/Duboce Triangle investment property
1050-1056 Stuart, LafayettexMulti-unitEast Bay investment property
2628 SacramentoxSingle-Family HousePacific Heights stately home
766 Harrison, No. 604xCondominiumSoMA investment property at the Cubix
766 Harrison, No. 806xCondominiumSoMA investment property at the Cubix
2170 Vallejo, No. 202xCondominiumPacific Heights art deco condominium, first-time buyer
342 Hayes, Unit KxCondominiumHayes Valley chic loft condo, first-time buyer
8 Octavia, No 304 (Buyer) xCondominiumHayes Valley new-construction at 8 Octavia
1643 44th AvexSingle-Family HouseOuter Sunset fixer with a view
535 SteinerxCondominiumLarge and stately Hayes Valley condominium
2346 18th AvenuexSingle-family HouseInner Parkside newly renovated single-family house, relocating buyers from London
624 CongoxSingle-family HouseSunnyside upgraded single-family house, first-time buyers
4618 19th StxSingle-family HouseCastro/Eureka Valley off-market quasi-fixer home with massive views, repeat clients
1617 Church StxSingle-Family HouseNoe Valley charmer that sets near-record price per sqft at time, repeat clients
5900 3rd Street, No. 2216xCondominiumBayview development, recent build, first-time buyers
1005 Noe, No. 3xCondominiumNoe Valley condominium, penthouse level with amenities
1072 Noe StreetxSingle-Family HouseNoe Valley fixer that sets new record for fixer property, trust sale sellers
175 Bluxome, No. 327xCondominiumRemodeled SOMA loft, repeat clients (R)
403 Main St., 519NxCondominiumSouth Beach condominium at the Portside with views and light
200 Dolores, No. 13xCondominiumMission Dolores recent-build condominium
172 Valleyview, South San FranciscoxSingle-Family HouseSouth San Francisco fixer house, trust sale sellers
147 Day, No. 3xCondominiumNoe Valley off-market special upgraded condominium, first-time buyers
32 NewburgxSingle-Family HomeNoe Valley house view potential and location
2600 18th St, No. 22xCondominiumInner Mission loft with space, first-time buyers
152 EurekaxSingle-family HouseEureka Valley/Castro District single-family house with space and great yard
2300 LeavenworthxSingle-Family HouseRussian Hill single-family house with stunning view at Lombard Street
83 SewardxTwo-Unit BuildingEureka Valley two-unit with views and potential, repeat clients
574 Natoma, No. 102xCondominiumSOMA studio with patio
241 Judson Ave (Buyer and Seller)xxSingle-Family HouseUpdated sunny Sunnyside house (R)
17 JerseyxCondominiumRichly redone Noe Valley penthouse condominium, repeat clients
135 Amber DrxCondominiumEichler fixer in Diamond Heights
1618 Church StxSingle-Family HomeNoe Valley house, first-time buyers
2451 Potomac, OaklandxSingle-Family HomeEast Bay - Lincoln Highlands special single-family home with amazing garden, first-time buyers
913 Central Avenue (Seller)xCondominiumNoPa garden-level condo, luxe remodel (R)
60 Montebello, Daly City xSingle-Family HouseDaly City view home with upgrades, seller located abroad
1252 Brunswick, Daly CityxSingle-Family HouseDaly City investment property
436 30th Street (Seller)xCondominiumNoe Valley stylish condo, repeat clients (R)
4255 24th StreetxCondominiumNoe Valley pre-emptive/off-market
200 RandallxCondominiumGlen Park/Noe Valley condominium, first-time buyers
1669 Grove StreetxCondominiumNoPa penthouse Victorian condominium (R)
101-103 Lundy’s Lane (Buyer and Seller)xxMulti-unitBernal Heights fixer, City-entity seller
140 S. Van Ness, No. 1022xCondominiumStylish Mid-Market condominium (R)
814 Carolina StxCondominiumPotrero Hill bungalow freshly redone, repeat clients
120-122 Scott StxTwo-Unit BuildingDuboce Triangle mid-century two-unit building
725 DuncanxSingle-Family HouseNoe Valley redone large home view views
1532 FultonxCondominiumNoPa victorian condominium, off-market, first-time buyer, no-agent seller
374 PraguexSingle-Family HouseExcelsior remodeled home with space and customization
8 Octavia, No 304 (Seller) xCondominiumHayes Valley recent-build at 8 Octavia, repeat clients
1811 Turk, No. 102xCondominiumNew-build NoPa/Divisadero Corridor condominium, first-time buyers
234 LuassatxSingle-Family HouseDuboce Park victorian with upgrades, elegance, first-time/family buyers
375 15th AvexCondominiumRichmond District
396 GuerreroxCondominiumMission Dolores updated Edwardian top-floor flat, repeat client (R)
2346 18th Avenue (Seller)xSingle-Family HouseInner Parkside recently renovated single-family house, relocating to Austin, repeat clients
1374 Grove StreetxCondominiumNoPa 2-level condominium with extra space
214 CastroxCondominiumCastro District just-remodeled, off-market, top-floor condominium, first-time/family buyers
60 Danvers Street (Seller)xCondominiumCorona Heights/Castro 2-level condo, repeat clients
52 Alpine Terrace, No. 1xCondominiumCorona Heights/Duboce Triangle recent-build condominium
1249 DiamondxSingle-Family HouseNoe Valley house with potential and location, repeat clients
220 Lassen Drive, San BrunoxSingle-Family HomeSan Bruno renovated home with views
520 Natoma, No. 2xCondominiumSOMA TIC, repeat clients
166 EllsworthxSingle-family HouseBernal Heights house with potential
60 AmethystxSingle-Family HouseDiamond Heights Mid-Century fixer Eichler house, repeat clients
20 MeadowbrookxSingle-Family HouseNewly renovated Pine Lake District single-family house, first-time buyers/buyers abroad
8 Octavia, No 502xCondominiumHayes Valley architectural condo at 8 Octavia
18-22 Boardman PlacexMixed-useSOMA residential units and commercial space
131 PeruxSingle-Family HouseExcelsior home with potential, repeat client
4118 21st StxSingle-Family HouseOff-market, fixer view home in Eureka Valley, repeat clients
234 Eureka StxSingle-Family HouseNewly renovated Eureka Valley home, relocating buyers from London
875 Vermont, No. 103xCondominiumJust renovated mid-century chic condo (R)
580 Hayes, No. 206xCondominiumNew build construction in the Laguna-Hayes building, relocating buyer from New York
630 Mason, No. 1203xCo-OpNob Hill penthouse, off-market
3138-3136 AnzaxSingle-Family HouseRichmond District just-renovated house with in-law unit, repeat clients
41-43 MarsxTwo-Unit BuildingCorona Heights/Castro 2-unit (R)
533 SteinerxCondominiumJust-updated, large and grand Hayes Valley/Alamo Square condominium (R)
1715 WawonaxSingle-Family HouseMid-Century Parkside home with amazing backyard and potential, first-time buyers
3887 17th StreetxSingle-Family HouseGrand Castro Victorian with historic legacy, repeat clients
1631 PiercexCondominiumUpdated and stately Lower Pacific Heights condominium, off-market, first-time buyers
1050 Los TrancosxVacant ParcelSan Mateo County/Portola Valley forested parcel with approved plans
4255 24th StreetxCondominiumNoe Valley garden condominium with updates (R)
714 PagexCondominiumHayes Valley/Duboce Park updated, garden-access condominium (R)
350 8th AvexMulti-unitVintage Mid-Century Richmond District 4-unit building
35 Dolores, No. 104xCondominiumRecent-build Mission Dolores condominium, first-time buyer
2346 ClementxCondominiumSurprising, top-floor, contemporary Richmond District condominium
17 FortunaxCondominiumLone Mountain top-floor, bright and large condominium
574 Natoma, No. 102xCondominiumSurprising SOMA Studio with large outdoor space (R)
439–441 Burnett AvenuexTwo-Unit BuildingModern and dramatic Twin Peaks barn (off-market)

Vanguard Properties

Folks who work with us will also receive the talents, capabilities and support of Vanguard Properties, one of the leading brokerages in San Francisco with a presence here in the City, up north in Marin, Sonoma and Napa and beyond. Importantly, Vanguard is locally owned and operated and has been for nearly 30 years. Vanguard has depth in residential sales and resales, development and redevelopment as well as commercial real estate.

At Vanguard Properties, we think differently. From the moment you step into our offices, you’ll notice the Vanguard Properties difference. Our friendly staff and distinct sense of style set us apart from the competition. Our agents have a great understanding of market trends, neighborhoods, and real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area. But what truly defines us is our unwavering dedication to making a difference in your real estate buying and selling experiences.

Kevin K. Ho, Esq. + Jonathan B. McNarry
San Francisco Real Estate Experts
+1-415.297-7462 (Kevin)
+1-415.215.4393 (Jonathan)