★★★★★ "Local knowledge, Process expertise, Responsiveness, Negotiation skills. There are not enough words to describe our appreciation for Ken’s expertise and knowledge in the selling of our home. Particularly in the throws of an unprecedented COVID lockdown, his skill and marketing expertise enabled us to sell our home quickly and with a profit of over $150k above listing price. He is a master at his craft and anyone serious in selling or buying a home would be very fortunate and in the best of hands! "- Marina Z.
★★★★★ "Our family has now purchased/sold four properties with Ken as our Agent. We did so because Ken has proved to be everything and more (now a family friend) what you expect from an Agent. In addition to his professionalism and business acumen that Ken exemplifies, he has an amazing personable side. Ken has consistently proved he understands the market as well as his clients needs and fights tooth and nail to get the best deal possible. Ken is dedicated and works for his clients 24/7. Ken is now our agent for life, that is how much faith we have in him. " - Branka A.
★★★★★ "My wife and I are first-time homebuyers, and Ken came recommended to us by a mutual friend. Not only did Ken help us find our future home, but he took the time to understand our needs and presented information specific to our goals in a patient, well-researched manner. Ken brought his expertise to the process of home-buying and provided us with confidence that our choice of home and offer would be good. By researching the local market and knowing how value is assessed, Ken created a path for success. He helped us understand disclosures, financing, the offer package, and closing. I can't think of a better person to have on your team when going into battle. He will always be our All-Star, and Finals MVP! " - Kevin & Marilou T.
★★★★★ "I bought my house from Ken and liked very much appreciated his straightforward approach, analytical sensibility, design taste, and his willingness to always consider different options to we're making the right decisions. I will continue to work with Ken on my future real estate needs as he can work through any type of project from buying fully designed homes that he built himself to acquiring fixers to work within your goals. I highly recommend Ken. " - Shamal R.
★★★★★ "Ken brings a lot to the table with his real estate experience as well as his accounting background. A true professional. Highly recommended! " - James S.
★★★★★ "I can't say enough positives about Ken and his team. Stellar work ethic and vast knowledge of the market and quality housing. " - James K.
★★★★★ "Thank you for navigating the sale of our home during a challenging time. I would be pleased to speak with any clients needing a reference for your exceptional commitment and representation." - Lawrence B.
★★★★★ "Ken is a skilled real estate agent and a well versed real estate investor. We've worked together for several years developing homes in the Bay Area. Ken's greatest strength is negotiating from a position of knowledge, with a laser focus on achieving investment objectives. Ken's direct experience, his continued education and the resulting knowledge of real estate transactions are what he rightfully counts on in building his network of clients, partners and investment opportunities. I look forward to working closely with Ken for many years to come." - Alex S.
★★★★★ "Ken was very professional and efficient in managing the sale of our property. He demonstrated a good knowledge of the local market and worked well with prospective buyers and ultimately the escrow officer which led to a smooth and stress-free sale. Thanks, Ken for all your hard work! We will be sure to pass on your details if we know of anyone selling!" - Ben C. & Louise M.
★★★★★ "I had the opportunity to work with Ken on several investment properties. Ken has represented me both on acquisitions and subsequent sales. His background in business development & finance provides considerable value when analyzing projects and markets in the bay area. He has a deep understanding of the complex SF market as well as many other markets in the Bay Area. Ken is outstanding at setting and understanding mutually agreed-upon expectations. He provides frequent updates throughout a transaction. His level of transparency and commitment to achieving my real estate goals was a refreshing change from past experience." - Kimberly L.
★★★★★ "Ken is a pleasure to work with. We planned on selling our home after 32 years, and we're very anxious concerning the whole procedure. Ken just made every step so easy and all went very smooth. He was very professional and kept us up to date with all the details. I will recommend Ken Gendemann to all family and friends." - Ravil & Branka A.
★★★★★ "Ken is an agent that truly cares about each client transaction. If you are looking to buy or sell a house, you want Ken on your side. He really goes above and beyond what is expected of a real estate agent. I see why he has many 5 star reviews." - Bobby J.
★★★★★ "Ken is an outstanding agent; he helped us through our purchase process with patience, knowledge and helpful advice. We appreciate the opportunity to work with Ken :) " - Anonymous
At the core of Ken’s business model is honesty, commitment, and integrity. These core values are the building blocks deployed for all of his clients, ensuring the highest level of service and fiduciary duty.
San Francisco's real estate market can only be described as exceptionally competitive and complex. Given the diversity of neighborhoods and competitive environment, it is important for both buyers and sellers to acquire knowledgeable representation that will put client priorities first. Ken believes it is the client that should remain in control of critical decisions, while he provides expert counseling through all aspects of the process -- property identification, due diligence, valuation, negotiation, legal, and escrow.
Ken is a leading real estate professional in the Bay Area, and his clients continually benefit from his years of experience in the real estate and building materials industry. The breadth of experience and knowledge he brings to the table as a licensed accountant, real estate professional, and successful real estate investor ensures client peace of mind.
To further leverage his real estate expertise, Ken's background includes substantial experience in finance, mergers and acquisitions, sales, and marketing for Fortune 500 companies.
Ken is also the president at Alchemy Management Group, Inc., a boutique real estate investment and solutions company. In the past few years, we have become a go-to real estate investment company. Currently, we buy properties to rehabilitate and solve problems to create value for both investors and homeowners. Once rehabilitated, we resell homes, keep as rentals, or sell as rent-to-own. Our goal is to create long-term relationships by providing solutions for homeowners and earning an excellent return for our investment partners.
A native of western Canada, Ken has been a resident of the U.S. since 2000 and is proud to be a property owner in San Francisco.