We're Experienced.

We're in the top 1% of agents in the country as well as the Top Agent Network.  We have over 30 years of combined experience in San Francisco real estate. During that time, we've helped clients through the best of markets and the worst.  We utilize our expertise and market savvy to find opportunities for our clients. We're experts in increasing home values, preparing properties for the market, problem solving, and negotiating.  We make the selling and buying process as smooth, stress-free, and enjoyable as possible.

We're a Team.

With all three of us working for our clients, they receive three times the amount of expertise, attention, and care.  At least one of us is always available to speak with clients and ensure their success. We're a dynamic team from different backgrounds with unique strengths.  We pride ourselves on adding value for our clients, offering world-class service, and achieving top-notch results.

We're Advisors & Advocates.

We know that buying and selling real estate is often about long-term financial planning and wealth management.  We invest our time in our client relationships and take a holistic approach with advising. Whether it’s a $1,000,000 purchase or a $10,000,000 sale, we help buyers and sellers understand the complex aspects of the transaction and share our expertise so that they can make well-informed decisions.  We’re honest and direct.

We Know SF.

As natives and long-time residents of San Francisco, we provide our clients with an incredible amount of local knowledge and an extensive network of resources.  We live in the communities where we work and truly love this city. That’s why we’re great at educating buyers about neighborhoods and their micro-markets along with strategically marketing and selling our listings.  Our success stories and sales records in many neighborhoods and buildings speak for themselves.

We Love What We Do.

We genuinely care about our clients and work tirelessly to get them the best results.  We enjoy working with everyone from long-time homeowners to discerning luxury buyers to those making their first purchases or sales.  Our hands-on preparation of properties, marketing, and commitment to each of our clients is second to none. We believe we're the best at transforming properties for sellers and maximizing value for them.  We love guiding buyers through the process and assisting them in achieving their real estate goals. We’re passionate about our work and helping our clients.

Our Team

Eva Stoyanov

Broker Associate

Eva is a real estate broker who has achieved a reputation for providing amazing outcomes for her clients since 2003.  She is recognized for her integrity, knowledge, professionalism, marketing acumen, great sense of humor, and strong negotiating skills.  She is a marketing pro with expertise in photography, graphic design, and remodeling. Eva lives for the rush and excitement she gets when solving clients’ problems and exceeding their expectations.  She spends significant time with sellers, listening, learning about their goals, and implementing a timeline that meets their specific needs.

Having grown up in San Francisco and raising her two boys here, Eva has extensive knowledge of the city’s neighborhoods and schools.  Her warmth and can-do attitude will impress you, as well as her extensive knowledge in the sales of single-family homes, condos, TICs, multi-unit buildings, and tenant-occupied properties.  She is focused and always forward-thinking, with her finger on the pulse of new technology, interior design trends, and the current real estate market.

​​​​​​​Eva truly enjoys helping clients realize their goals.  Her passion is delivering on her promises and building long-lasting relationships.

James Shinbori


James is unlike any real estate agent you've met.  He's a fifth generation San Franciscan with a wealth of knowledge of the city, deep understanding of local real estate and invaluable connections.  His love and expertise of San Francisco is evident and undeniable. Having lived in the city for over 30 years, James enjoys providing his insight into San Francisco's unique homes, special architecture, and charming neighborhoods.  His vast network of contacts and resources makes him an asset to any client.

James is passionate about helping people.  He loves working with clients from all over the country and world, sharing his knowledge of the market with them, and being their real estate advisor.  James has a different approach than most real estate agents. He supports clients taking their time and really listens to them to understand how to help accomplish their real estate goals.  He's passionate about creating value whether it's through getting deeply analytical, transforming listings, finding off-market opportunities, or negotiating wins for them. Above all else, James really cares about clients and their happiness.

​​​​​​​James grew up in Potrero Hill and attended St. Ignatius College Preparatory.  He graduated Summa Cum Laude from UCLA. James pursued a career in real estate at a much younger age than most realtors.  He got his real estate license while in college in 2003. He's been managing a portfolio of properties for a couple of decades.  James enjoys competitive sports, exploring new countries, supporting local organizations, San Francisco's diverse food scene, and sharing his passion for the city with others.

Crystal Schip, J.D.


Crystal’s passion lies in helping people win.  She first followed this calling into the practice of law--where she advocated for a variety of legal clients in high-stakes litigation--and then ultimately into real estate.  Years later, she continues to leverage her legal training by advising, negotiating for, and advocating for buyers and sellers.  With her specialized background in complex legal and contractual issues, due diligence, and negotiations, Crystal is able to deliver her clients optimal results and an enjoyable client experience.  She truly enjoys guiding clients through the home buying and selling processes, providing them insight into the complex San Francisco real estate market, and helping them make informed decisions tailored to their unique circumstances.  She devotes a large portion of her time researching inventory, tracking the market, and previewing properties for homebuyers.

Crystal is known for her strong work ethic, her kind and calm demeanor in the midst of high-stakes situations, and her demonstrated ability to serve clients at the highest level.  She is an active member of the San Francisco Association of Realtors, where she has served on various committees.  She is an alum of the University of San Francisco and the Santa Clara University School of Law.

In her spare time, Crystal enjoys exploring the outdoors with her husband and their dog.  She also manages a real estate portfolio and is currently remodeling two older homes in the Richmond district, where she lives.


Our Brokerage

The SF Team is affiliated with Compass, the leading independent brokerage in San Francisco and the U.S., to deliver the best service to each of our clients.  Compass’ mission is to help everyone find their place in the world.  With innovative technology, tools and services, we’re redefining the home buying and selling experience for clients.  With 15,000+ agents in the top 20 U.S. markets as our colleagues, Compass is now the country’s largest independent real estate brokerage.  We have an expansive and collaborative community that provides unlimited co-brokering and referral opportunities, in turn putting homes from around the country right at our buyers’ fingertips, and putting our listings into the hands of potential buyers across the country.

Work With Us

We have over 30 years of combined experience in San Francisco real estate.  With all three of us working for our clients, they receive three times the amount of expertise, attention, and care.  We make the selling and buying process as smooth, stress-free, and enjoyable as possible.  We genuinely care about our clients and work tirelessly to get them the best results.  Contact us to ask any questions and get started.

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