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Happening in Bernal – October 2020

For two magical Friday nights, October 9th and 16th, Alemany Farmers Market will transform into a pop-up drive-in movie theater, South Slope Cinema. Check out the line up of films and don’t forget to sign up for free tickets one week in advance.

Living in Bernal Heights

Kristin Hofso, an owner of Bernal Hill Realty in Bernal Heights, acknowledged that the community has grown more affluent, with the average price of a single-family house rising from $800,000 in 2012 to just under $1.4 million this year. “But it’s remained progressive, racially diverse, with some vibrant artists and many independent businesses,” she said. In her experience, newcomers seek out those aspects before any particular property. “I’ve sold real estate here for 25 years,” she said, “and almost all the buyers who come to us say, ‘We want to live in Bernal.’

The New York Times, December 10, 2016


“I am so pleased we chose Kristin to sell our family home. She originally sold the house to our parents over 20 years ago, but even besides that long-term connection, we knew she is super knowledgeable about the housing market, particularly the nuances of Bernal Heights.”

Albion and Sadie

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Bernal Heights feels like an inclusive urban village and I want that spirit reflected in my business.

Clients describe me as experienced, down to earth, knowledgeable, communicative, detail oriented and thorough.

If you are considering selling your home, looking for a buyer’s agent or just want to chat about the market, please get in touch.