About Ruth Krishnan

About

RUTH KRISHNAN | Founder

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Ruth is responsible for the Krishnan Team’s growth and for maintaining a company culture that ensures that each team member is motivated and inspired to do their best for themselves and our clients every day.

Ruth loves providing the best quality and highest touch service for both her buyers and her sellers. She takes pride in providing a seamless and stress-free experience for everyone involved. Handling all negotiations on seller listings as well for buyers, Ruth is the team’s lead negotiator and the lead contact for agents who have questions about listings or disclosures.

Having a team allows Ruth to think strategically and frees up her time for buyer showings and open houses. Ruth tours available listings every week so that she always stays on top of pricing, trends, and changes in available housing inventory. This practice is what allows her to accurately price and market listings and help buyers write competitive offers. Ruth makes it a point to tour with her buyers so they fully understand market review disclosures and the details of the homes they are considering. She also reviews each offer so that both buyers and sellers feel confident and well cared for throughout the sales process.

Because learning and growing personally and professionally makes her work something she truly loves, Ruth has mastermind-style relationships with top agents and several business coaches both in and outside of her market. Deep relationships with her peers make it easy to get buyers the information that they need to purchase a home quickly and also ensures she is in the know for off market listings.

In addition to her commitment to her clientele, Ruth is devoted to her community, humanitarian projects, and the arts. Each year, she contributes over 5% of her income to a wide range of non-profit organizations.

Reach out to Ruth at info@ruthkrishnan.com

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

Real estate in San Francisco is as unique and unpredictable as the city itself, and that is what our team falls in love with, over and over. To us, a home is much more than four walls. It is where our lives happen. It is where we bring home our newborns, raise our kids, and live out our dreams. It is our purpose to commit to your dream.

Communication and streamlined processes are very important to us, so we want you to know who is who. Please feel free to reach out to anyone on the team if you have a question or concern.

TRUTH

We’ll always tell you the truth, even when it’s something you won’t want to hear.

NEGOTIATE

In every negotiation, we’ll work tirelessly to get you what you want. Clients are often pleasantly surprised at the lengths we’ll go.

THE BIG PICTURE

Buying or selling isn’t just about today. We’ll help you look at the big picture and show you how the decisions you make now will impact your future.

OUTSIDE THE BOX

The SF market is unpredictable. We’ll come up with out of the box solutions to secure your deal.

TAILORED FIT

No one-size-fits-all solutions here. We’ll craft a custom solution for every situation.

STRESS FREE

We’ll always work to make the process of buying or selling stress-free with clear and consistent communication.

``I honestly do not know where this woman finds her limitless energy and enthusiasm. I don't think I ever waited more than five minutes for a reply to an email, at any time of the day. Any question I asked was answered completely and honestly. She is a powerhouse.``

- Lorrie Corvin, San Francisco

THE KRISHNAN TEAM

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JANEEN ANDERSON | SELLING AGENT

As one of our team selling agents, Janeen is a trusted adviser for our buyer and our seller clients. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer, looking for a top agent to help you sell your home, or looking for an investment property, Janeen will empower you to make informed and confident decisions. Janeen sees her client relationships as partnerships that extend far beyond the transaction. To make sure she gets it right for the long-term, she listens and really gets to know her clients. When Janeen is not working with her buyers and sellers, she spends time with her lovable labradoodle named Jagger. She started a popular Meetup group called SF Doodles! If you love labradoodles, check it out here: www.sfdoodles.com. To learn more about Janeen, visit her www.JaneenAnderson.com or reach out to her at janeen@ruthkrishnan.com so you can get started buying your dream home or selling a San Francisco property today.

Michael Jimenez SF Real Estate Agent

MICHAEL JIMENEZ | SELLING AGENT

Michael is an expert at navigating San Francisco’s dynamic real estate environment and specializes in the buyer side of the transaction. His keen eye for value, strong negotiation skills, and exceptional market knowledge have earned him the reputation of being a revered agent to work with both in the industry and among his clients.

Buyers love working with him because he has a consistent track record of crafting and negotiating winning offers to secure his clients’ initial home choice. Michael has sold over 70 homes within the past two years, an impressive amount considering the average agent sells 4-5 homes per year. This is a clear demonstration of his expertise in valuation, negotiations, and his ability to manage transactions to a successful close. He prides himself in always providing the highest level of customer service and always goes above and beyond to exceed his clients’ expectations.

For more information on Michael, including recent transactions, testimonials, visit his website here or reach out to him at michael@ruthkrishnan.com

VALERIE DEL VALLE | LISTING MANAGER

Valerie is our Listing Manager. As Ruth’s right hand woman, Valerie is involved in nearly every detail of each listing from start to finish. Her strong attention to detail is critical to the team’s success. Valerie coordinates vendor appointments and manages the work being done at listings, including overseeing budgets and helping vendors get paid on time, assuring flawless transactions from start to finish. You will hear from Valerie multiple time throughout the transaction for payments, updates, and to set up signing for close.

 

Have a question for Valerie? You can reach her at valerie@ruthkrishnan.com.

ANGELA LIU | Marketing and Administrative Assistant

Angela manages our marketing, calendar, and gifting programs. She is our queen of systems. You will hear from Angela to confirm all appointments or to schedule appointments with the team. Though you will not be communicating with her directly about marketing, she oversees the team that produces marketing collateral for all listings and for the Krishnan Team brand. Angela supports our sellers by designing their property brochures, websites, and social media campaigns and advertising. Because of her SEO work, ruthkrishnan.com ranks organically for real estate related search terms, which makes our sellers’ properties more visible to the public. If you are listing a property with us, we are pleased to report that it will get many more eyes on it than our competitors. Offline, Angela  puts together all the information for open houses so that there are disclosures on site and that reminder signs are hung on the property so that prospective home buyers are aware of views and other important features. Little known fact: Angela collects hats and loves the San Francisco café scene.

 

If you need to get in touch with Angela, you will find her at angela@ruthkrishnan.com.

Kareezia Younger | Krishnan Team

KAREEZIA YOUNGER | LISTING COORDINATOR

Kareezia is our jack of all trades. She runs errands for the team, meets vendors when necessary to ensure quality control, and manages projects for both buyers and sellers, including attending inspections and ordering fixtures and finishes for sellers. Kareezia also hunts and tracks off-market properties for buyers so that they are seeing every possible listing, whether it’s on or off-market. If a buyer prefers to see a property at a time that Ruth is unavailable, Kareezia accompanies them. Kareezia ensures the highest level of customer service and convenience by coordinating paperwork quickly and accurately.

Thank you for working with Krishan Team. We appreciate your business!

COMPASS

Compass agents consistently rank #1 with the highest average for sales-to-list price; they have the lowest average of days on market when acting as the listing agent.

Despite being one of the most successful agencies in the city, we still conduct more than a hundred training sessions per year to innovate our business and offer you the best possible service. Our team is connected and collaborative – when you hire one of us, you hire us all. Behind the scenes, every one of our 130-member team is working hard to promote your real estate dream. We:

  • Tell our clients the truth about values and pricing.
  • Prepare our listings to show in their best light to secure the strongest offers.
  • Execute a multifaceted, customized marketing plan to reach every prospective buyer and every prospective buyer’s agent.
  • Aggressively represent and negotiate our clients’ interests to get the best achievable price and terms.

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GIVING BACK

Through volunteer efforts—as well as charitable donations—I, along with my colleagues at Compass, actively support local organizations in their efforts to improve San Francisco and the living conditions of others. We donate a portion of each closed transaction to the Compass Community Fund, and have been doing so since our very first sale. We are also active in volunteering our time to help build homes for Habitat for Humanity.

From shelters to school arts programs, from food drives to counseling, Compass’s agents participate in the organizations that make a positive difference in our community.

Since 2004, the Compass Community Fund has provided over $725,000 in donations to over 100 local organizations.

Here are a few of our current recipients plus a couple of the Krishnan Team’s personal favorites: