About David

David has an in-depth knowledge of the San Francisco real estate market developed as a life-long resident of The City whose family has been in the business for more than 60 years.

Key to his success as a valued real estate professional is David's ability to communicate pertinent information to his clients in a clear, concise and timely manner. Whether representing sellers or buyers, his unparalleled negotiating skills are highly valued. Exceeding client expectations is his primary goal for every transaction.

Keeping clients fully informed of all actions taken on their behalf throughout the process is an integral part of David's clients' satisfaction and loyalty. He provides a wide range of important contacts for specialized contractors, lending, and escrow. and services including inspection management, staging counsel, monitoring agent and on-line prospect interest level, marketing activity and precise document coordination. Clients enjoy peace of mind and confidence that their significant investment transaction is being handled professionally and skillfully.

David's market-sensitive pricing, appealing property presentation consultation and a multi-tiered marketing program are all critical to his successful sales.  David's listings consistently result in multiple offers sooner than the average days on market.

Experienced homebuyers and real estate investors acknowledge his expertise in assessing offer pricing to reflect the current market and get the deal. First-time buyers appreciate his guidance, explanation of the process, documents and counseling throughout the involved process. Clients purchasing a home or investment property benefit from his dedicated efforts previewing prospective properties, knowledge of off-market opportunities, keen sense of evolving neighborhood dynamics, and the ability to obtain critical intelligence regarding seller motivation and buyer competition if present.

David is a graduate of Lowell High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting and the Communication Arts from San Francisco State University. He appreciates the opportunity to deliver meals for Project Open Hand and volunteers with HaMotzi, providing meals to San Francisco homeless shelters. David supports The Breast Cancer Fund and Copass’s Community Fund. He enjoys hiking, snowshoeing. and yoga, has been married to Cynthia since meeting at university and are very proud parents of two accomplished daughters.


“The best decision we ever made when selling our house in San Francisco was enlisting the services of David Zimmerman as our real estate agent.David was confident in his ability to get the price we wanted whilst being sensitive and flexible to our needs and opinions. Throughout the whole process, David went above and beyond every step of the way. From his firm belief in his marketing strategy to his tireless work with open houses and private showings. David was always professional, patient and his availability to answer all of our questions was impressive as well as comforting. Liam M. & Mary F.

“David stood out as one of the best realtors San Francisco has to offer: His diligence and knowledge of the market, the amount of care and time he put into the listing and his track record of success.” Matt & Meg B.

“We came to David looking to sell and buy simultaneously, with a pretty extensive wish list. The insight he provided into market trends and innovative ways to check items off our wish list made this gargantuan undertaking significantly more manageable. In the end, we found the perfect home in the perfect location. The closing process wasn’t exactly smooth, but David was there every step of the way, coordinating with appropriate parties, doing research and presenting options in a clear and helpful way. As a first-time buyer, I can’t thank him enough for getting me into my dream home!" Galen C.

David’s analysis of the current real estate market, knowing the competitive environment in which we were participating and his consultation pertaining to our offer price and contingencies, were significant factors that helped us get this property.” Sia H. Z.

"David is the absolute best! I've worked with a number of realtors in the past on previous home transactions and no one comes close to his level of professionalism, experience, patience and dependability. David has extensive knowledge of the SF market and was a great guide throughout the whole selling process, giving us explanations, strategies, advice and opinions." Michael B. .

David.Zimmerman@compass.com  • 415.613.9505 • www.DavidZimmerman.net

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