Readers Choice 2013: House & Home

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Real Estate Agent

Readers trust these real estate pros to move them into their dream home.

For close to 30 years, real estate agent Debbie Herzfeld has been assisting buyers and sellers in San Francisco with the sale of single-family homes, condominiums and investment properties. Herzfeld’s high level of customer service brings her many clients via referral. She spends time educating them on the market. And, she says, “If clients work with me, they get me from start to finish — not an assistant or a partner.”

San Francisco real estate agent Deborah Lopez “offers a complete package of real estate services with integrity, honesty and a good sense of humor.” She has been going above and beyond for her clients for 37 years. “I never give up — my resoluteness and persistence on behalf of my clients always results in success.” Lopez’s mantra: “patience, persistence and persuasion.”

Dana Cohen with the Grubb Co. specializes in residential real estate in Piedmont, Berkeley and Oakland. Clients appreciate her attention to detail. “My focus has always been on providing my clients with the best service, knowledge and strategies so they can successfully sell their home or purchase one,” Cohen says.

On the Peninsula, Susan Sims with Alain Pinel brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and professionalism to real estate sales. Among other things, she specializes in helping families relocating to the unique real estate market of the Silicon Valley area. Her goal “is to help sellers in this market have a hassle-free transaction.”

San Francisco

Debbie Herzfeld

(415) 338-0118 •

Deborah Lopez

(415) 738-7084  •


East Bay

Dana Cohen

Grubb Co. • Oakland

(510) 813-0321 •