Dedicated Real Estate Professional with over 10 years of experience from his work at Prudential and Mason-McDuffy, Owner and Vice President/ managing director of Esta Noche Inc. in San Francisco for more than 30 years. Having lived in the area since 1970, Manuel’s vast knowledge about the city, including the schools, recreation, various modes of transportation, cultural activities and shopping helps his clients tremendously when purchasing a home. Having studied real estate and the changing market conditions, he knows property values intimately. Manuel has an eye for preparing homes for sale before they are placed on Multiple Listing Service. He is committed to his listings showing at their best and being strategically priced. As a large percentage of San Francisco's population speaks Spanish as a first language, Manuel has an advantage over his colleagues. Being able to have an initial conversation with a buyer at an Open House and being able to negotiate - both in another language is invaluable. With years of experience in the entertainment business, Manuel has learned to make people feel at ease by being an excellent listener. Working well with the brokerage community, he also makes clients feel as relaxed as possible when they go through their transaction with him. Manuel is a member with the following Associations: National Associations of Realtors California Association of Realtors San Francisco Association of Realtors Chinese Real Estate Association of America (2013 Vice President of Internal Affairs)