Jim Laufenberg

Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
2355 Market St
San Francisco, California 94109
License # 01201131

About Me

Professional Philosophy
'I work hard to handle all the details of my clients' sales. My clients appreciate my extensive knowledge of the San Francisco real estate market, as well as my expertise in complex transactions and construction issues. My team and I look forward to helping you with your sale. We are dedicated to providing you with the highest levels of service. 'Professional Experience
Extensive experience in the purchase, sale and marketing of Condos, Single Family Homes, Luxury Residences, Multi Unit Properties, Commercial Properties, Investment Properties, Probate & Trust Sales, 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges, Fixers, Tenancy-In-Common (TICs) and Buyer representation at ALL price levels.Education
St. Marys College, Moraga 1971 - Business & Economics
Masters Program for Marketing & Staging - Coldwell Banker University
The Art of Negotiation - Nierenberg
Previews Specialist Certification - Coldwell Banker University
Seniors Real Estate Services Certified
Licensed General ContractorProfessional Affiliations
International President's Premier-Top 1% of Agents NationwideSan Francisco Apartment Association-Board of DirectorsCalifornia Apartment Association- Former State DirectorWomen's Council of RealtorsCouncil of Residential SpecialistsSan Francisco Board of RealtorsSociety of Wine Educators, former memberAmerican Society of Viticulture and Enology, former memberPersonal Background
Jim is a native of Berkeley, California and graduated from St. Mary’s College in Moraga with a degree in Business and Economics. While a member of the Christian Brothers religious order, “Brother James” taught high school prior to being assigned to the Christian Brothers Winery in the Napa Valley, where he earned his General Contractor’s License. In early 1993 Jim was licensed as a realtor. By 1998 he was the top agent in his office. Since that time Jim has consistently ranked in the top agents with Coldwell Banker in San Francisco and within the Top 1% for Northern California. In 2009, Jim went on to obtain his Broker’s License.

Skills & Specialities

  • Luxury Homes
  • New Construction
  • Buyer Representation
  • College/University
  • First-time Home Buyers
  • Relocation
Luxury Homes, Condos and Lofts
Probate and Trust Sales
Comprehensive Marketing Programs
1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges
Relocation Specialist
Global Luxury
Luxury Homes

Awards & Honors

International President`s Elite
#1 Agent - Lakeside Office - 1998 to Present


  • English


Licensed General Contractor
Previews Property Specialist
Real Property Adminstrator
Seniors Real Estate Advantage Specialist
Luxury Property Specialist

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