Testimonials

We ended up with the house and neighborhood of our dreams. We can't thank them enough and would recommend them to any San Francisco house hunter.

Our home buying experience with Jen was excellent! 

We were first time home buyers, not exactly sure how much we could afford or what neighborhood we wanted to live in. We casually toured some open houses and didn't connect with any of the agents we met. Jen and Jess came highly recommended from our financial adviser and did not disappoint. 

They took the time to educate us about the process. Jen and Jess are extremely knowledgeable, have a keen attention to detail, and a knack for negotiation. I felt very comfortable coming to them for mortgage lender advice. The whole time, they had our best interests in mind and made us feel no question was out of their scope. Buying in a tough seller's market wasn't easy, but Jen was always there to reassure us and give us the knowledge and confidence to continue our search. 

We ended up with the house and neighborhood of our dreams. We can't thank them enough and would recommend them to any San Francisco house hunter.

Adrienne T. |
Buyer

They are a fantastic team!

We had a terrific experience working with Jessica to buy our first home in San Francisco. 

Jessica worked tirelessly to find the perfect house for us. At the beginning of the process we weren't clear about what we wanted. But she took us to see LOTS of houses and asked us lots of questions and she really helped us figure out what mattered most to us. 

In the end, she found a house that was off the market that was everything we were looking for. She really came through for us. 

As a bonus, Jessica works with Jen and when Jessica was out of town Jen filled in seamlessly. They are a fantastic team!

Andrew H. |
Buyer

She kept us in the loop and informed throughout the process, and she was very diligent.

After relocating to San Francisco for work, my  husband and I realized that renting an apartment was practically impossible since we own two pit bull mixed breed dogs.   
We decided that our best option was to buy a condo.  It was just pure luck that we found Jessica. She was very up front with us in explaining our many challenges.  We were looking for a very inexpensive condo, with parking, near a park, in the north part of the city, which would allow our two dogs.  We didn't even know if a place like this existed!  While Zephyr offers many great tools to assist their clients, Jessica really went above and beyond to help us in our dilemma.  Because of her dedication, she not only found an outstanding property for us, but she was also able to make this unlikely purchase a reality. Jessica is very experienced and very professional, and she is a joy to work with. She kept us in the loop and informed throughout the process, and she was very diligent. We couldn't have had a better buying experience!  Thanks Jessica!!

Ann S. |
Buyer

An outstanding agent who is focused solely on her clients' needs.

Jessica is an outstanding agent who is focused solely on her clients' needs. From the outset, she listens closely and asks questions to ensure that she understands what clients want in an affordable price range. She then diligently researches potential opportunities and proactively brings vetted properties for consideration. When Jessica found our home, she worked quickly and closely to prepare and submit our offer in one day. She marketed us as buyers in the best way and developed strong relationships with the listing agent. And once our offer was accepted, she worked diligently with inspectors, agents, the lender and title company to close the transaction in the three weeks promised in our contract. Jessica also has an excellent network of tradespeople for any necessary improvements or changes to a property. It's funny that since we found our home so quickly. I miss talking to Jessica!

Candler G. |
Buyer

We met Jessica at an open house for a property she and Jen were selling, and I had just happened to see their stellar ratings here on Yelp. Soon after meeting, we sat down with Jessica and Jen to discuss what we wanted, needed, hoped for and had to have in our next home. 

We had already sold our condo, so we were primed and ready to move to a new home. Jessica and Jen spent a full two hours with us, discussing various options, neighborhoods in the city. They did something so few professionals in San Francisco do: they LISTENED! They took in all that we told them, and they got it! And we gave them admittedly an almost impossible task of finding a fully detached home within city limits at our considerable, though not unlimited budget.

These experts demonstrated an intimate knowledge and interest in the local climate for real estate, yearly and seasonal cycles of activity, and are very plugged in to what's happening in and out of town with regard to properties and finance.

Jessica immediately found a home meeting all of our requirements save for some square footage and garage space, based on what we told her. Unfortunately, it wasn't large enough,  required some updates, and was already at the top of our budget.

In the end we opted for Marin County, which we hadn't even dreamed of six months prior. And while the city's offerings for the money, and SF's real estate realities may have let us down, I can't recommend Jessica and Jen enough. And, I'm sure, if we absolutely had to live in the city limits and were willing to compromise on space and privacy, I'm certain they would have found us just what we want and need. It would have been great to spend more time with these two, looking at homes, getting to know them, as they're both very hip and interesting ladies, as well as obviously expert at their trade.

In fact, if we return to the city to purchase a home, there are no others we will call. I only wish we had done our homework and used them to sell our Mission condo, which I'm sure they would have done an expert job getting sold quickly and profitably!

Dave S. |
Buyer

Words cannot express how fortunate we feel to have Jen and Jessica represent us with class, professionalism, knowledge and respect.

If we could give Jen Schwartz 100 out of 5 stars we would hands down. She is not just a realtor but an honest, reliable, trustworthy, knowledgable, professional, resourceful and kind person and now friend. 

House shopping has been a stressful process but Jen made it fun and always ensured that we were well educated on the properties we were looking at. She took the time to explain and answer above and beyond questions we had and never made us feel rushed or unsure of what we were looking at. We never once felt like she was just trying to sell us anything, but we always knew she was looking to help us find the right home for us. We have had good realtors in the past but Jen was amazing and we honestly don't think we would have been able to end up with our dream house in the inner Richmond without her.

He partner Jessica is also phenomenal. We are forever grateful for the time she prioritized our house shopping inquiries over her personal plans which ultimately led us to the home we just took over today. 

Words cannot express how fortunate we feel to have Jen and Jessica represent us with class, professionalism, knowledge and respect. If you are looking for awesome realtors you have found them!

Emily C. |
Buyer

I would recommend her without hesitation!

Jessica Rucker is a true gem in a crazy market! After trying to sell our home twice in the past couple years with no good offers, Jessica sold it in under 2 weeks! Granted the market had turned around significantly, but I believe her expert advice on staging and necessary repairs was integral in finding the right buyer at the right price. She placed open house signs all over our neighborhood (way more then previous agents who tried to sell our home) and with Zephyr's resources, her marketing packet was gorgeous! She was so incredibly easy to work with, true professional, yet easy going enough that I actually LOVED the process of selling our home. As a mom of two kids, this experience could have been a nightmare, but it was actually so much fun!I looked forward to her updates and had fun in the process.She even helped us find a temporary rental in this crazy market while we staged the home.  Honestly, I cannot rave about her expertise enough.....I would recommend her without hesitation!

Heather S. |
Seller

I would work with her again in a heartbeat.

All I really need to say is that Jessica sold our SF condo in 3 weeks....but I will say more. Jessica was amazing to work with. She was beyond dedicated. She managed many details of staging, remodel work and paperwork gracefully. She kept us on schedule and had realistic and successful pricing and marketing strategies. She dealt with my anxiety about selling so well too. She helped us during the intense offer process to stay clear on our goals. Plus she is really nice. I would work with her again in a heartbeat.

Jamie R. |
Seller

Their knowledge and advice helped make the process seamless especially in the fast paced San Francisco market!

We worked with Jess and Jen to buy our first house, and their knowledge and advice helped make the process seamless especially in the fast paced San Francisco market!

In the beginning, they helped us set expectations for our budget and track recently sold properties in the neighborhoods we were interested in to understand the difference between list price and what the homes were actually selling for. When we started making offers, they  met incredibly tight deadlines and were always available to go over logistics or meet us for another walk through. In the end, we couldn't be happier with our purchase, and I would highly recommend Jess and Jen as real estate agents!  We couldn't have done this without them!

Jennifer H. |
Buyer

Not a sales person but a friend/partner who is helping you with a big decision in your life..

As a first time home buyer, I was very lucky to have Jessica as my agent. I couldn't have possibly found and purchased the new home without Jessica's help. She is very knowledgable, patient and trust worthy.  She kept me well informed before each decision so that I knew what I was getting into and nothing would come out as a surprise.   She is not a sales person but a friend/partner who is helping you with a big decision in your life. 

She helped me with a short sale, from what I heard, I thought it would be a wild wild ride, but it turned out to be so easy with her help. We had a very short time frame to close and she did an amazing job guiding me through the process from explaining all the documents I needed to sign to a list of things I needed to do after closing.  

I highly highly recommend her!

Kiki C. |
Buyer

We knew that the Jessica and Jen team were the people who could help us achieve our goal.

Selling a house is a big thing. It can be time-consuming, exhaustive, confusing at times, and almost often slightly complicated. A lot of pieces goes into selling a home, all which needs to be carefully orchestrated in order for both the sellers and buyers to be happy with the outcome of the sale. Now imagine trying to do this while living in the home that you are selling, having to live through open houses and tours. With two kids under the age of 5. It was definitely a feat we were hesitant to take on, but it was something we needed to do for our family. 

Once we made our decision to sell, we knew that the Jessica and Jen team were the people who could help us achieve our goal. We have known Jessica Rucker for many years, having met her when we were looking to buy our first home in San Francisco. She's been much more than our realtor over the years. She's become our family friend and someone whom we trust very much. 

Jessica and Jen really knows their stuff when it comes to the often fickle but extremely hot in demand SF real estate market. Individually they are great, but together they make a strong team that anyone would be lucky to have on their side when buying or selling a home. They not only provide helpful and honest, truthful advice, but they are also wonderful people who really care about their clients. They definitely know how to get things done in a very professional manner. They help guide people through decisions, they don't push or pressure which I think is a rare thing to find. They were able to help navigate us through the entire home selling process while trying their best to help us to minimize our stress. 

Jessica and Jen are strong communicators, knowledgeable, and helped us to achieve our goals. If we ever decided to move back to the city, they will be the ones we would call, and we highly recommend them to anyone looking to buy their first home or those who are thinking about selling their home.

Lili S. |
Seller

In short, if you're on the market, buying or selling a house, call Jessica. She'll take excellent care of you.

Jessica is a great real-estate agent and a wonderful human being. We feel very fortunate to have had her help in finding our home.

Looking back at our home-search parameters, I am still amazed at how Jessica handled everything. Like everyone else, we were searching for the perfect house, in the perfect location, and at an insanely low price. In addition, such house was to bridge the generational and cultural divide between us (more precisely, me) and my husband's parents, who had just moved from the East Coast to live with us. 

Needless to say, it was mission impossible. 

At no time in the process did Jessica suggest that we were insane (we were).  At no time did we feel pressured into pursuing this or that property. At no time did her commitment to finding us our dream-place wavered.

When we decided, after 4 months of fruitless searching, to place our bets on a short sale, Jessica was right there, ready to begin the LONG process of getting us into the property. She navigated the "unmotivated seller" situation gracefully and efficiently. She followed up, nudged the right people at just the right times. She negotiated. She was on top of it from start to finish, and we felt like a good, reliable friend was taking care of everything for us. 

In short, if you're on the market, buying or selling a house, call Jessica. She'll take excellent care of you.

Loredana C. |
Buyer

They are true professionals, super organized, and very competent.

Working with Jen and Jessica to purchase our first home was a great experience! 

We met Jessica during an open house; we were just casually looking and didn't have any agent working with us at the time. Jessica works with Jen and they are a great team. During our first meeting they walked us through the whole buying process and explained everything in a simple way. The way that they communicate with their clients is efficient and not too overwhelming.

Even though the SF market is crazy and extremely fast, they did an awesome job holding our hands and helping us navigate it as smoothly as it could have been.

They are true professionals, super organized, and very competent. We'd certainly recommend them.

M M. |
Buyer

Jen & Jess were incredibly helpful as we navigated this whole process.

Jen & Jess were incredibly helpful as we navigated this whole process. As first-time home buyers in this crazy market, it was great to have their guidance and expertise. They respected our desire to go slowly and get comfortable with the process. They made a long-term commitment in us and our search lasted well over a year (entirely because we would go back and forth on neighborhoods, or whether we were even interested in a house).

Michael M. |
Buyer

I will 100% work with Jessica again and I highly recommend you give her a call right away!

Real estate agents get a bad rap. But I'm telling you, if you think you can purchase a home in SF without one you are mistaken! You need Jessica Rucker! She is NOT a sales person. She is an expert real estate consultant who will help you navigate the most difficult of markets during these  crazy economic times. 

I simply could have not purchased my home without Jessica. I had been looking for over a year and hadn't made one offer. Discouraged, I gave up for a while, but then a friend recommended Jessica so I gave her a call. Within 2 months of meeting her I made an offer on the home I own today!

Doing this on my own, I really needed someone who would partner with me during the the biggest purchase of my life. I needed someone who would help me understand every option at each stage of the process. Thankfully, Jessica has a background in coaching, so she really listened and fully understood my wants and desires. With her excellent market knowledge and what she learned about me she was able to recommend listings that I would never have found or considered. 

She was totally honest with me about the homes we were looking at. If she thought there was something fishy, she told me so, but always allowing me to make the decisions. 

During escrow, she really held my hand every step of the way. She was thorough, read every document, and told me what I needed to know when I needed to know it. She was always available to answer my questions. She didn't miss a beat with my complicated co-op loan process, making sure documents got signed and delivered from and to all parties. She even saved me thousands of the purchase price by noticing a faulty window.

I will 100% work with Jessica again and I highly recommend you give her a call right away!

S R. |
Buyer

Simply put, they're top notch in SF and can't be beat.

Wow! These ladies are great! We can't say enough good things about this dynamic duo.


My wife is very picky and even she can't come up with one thing she would've changed through our home selling process with Jessica and Jen. Upon immediately working with them they formed a great game plan and kept us on track to sell our Bernal Heights home. We were pleased with their strategy, consistent touch bases, work ethic, and execution. We both feel they got us the best price for our beloved home.


We highly recommend getting this team on your side for buying or selling.

Simply put, they're top notch in SF and can't be beat.

Tanya W. |
Seller

Jessica is honest, well organized and hard working. She just makes the whole process nice and smooth.

Jessica is AMAZING!  She is knowledgable, thorough and goes out of her way to accommodate me with relevant information. She knows the in's and out's of RE in the city and especially Bernal Hill. Not that I would encourage this but she let's me to call/text anytime if I have a question (although she has a toddler) and she is extremely quick to find answers. Also, she really tries to understand my needs and what we are looking for so she can find us a good fit. 

Most of all, she doesn't feel like a 'sales person'. She's more like a partner in the search. She always raises the pro's and con's and is sure you know what you are getting yourself into. Jessica is honest, well organized and hard working. She just makes the whole process nice and smooth. I highly recommend her.  

Tasha N. |
Buyer

Jen and Jess' attention to detail and focus on great customer service was unsurpassed.

My partner and I met Jen at an open house in Potrero Hill early in 2016.  Soon after meeting she sent us properties that fit our interests to a tee!  When we found the place for us we called Jen and she and Jess moved into action!  Within 2 days the place was ours...w/o financing approved upfront!

While we have bought 3 properties, this purchase was by far the best experience we've had.  Jen and Jess' attention to detail and focus on great customer service was unsurpassed. We constantly felt like they were working on our best behalf, from beginning to the end.  Plus they are both super friendly!  Can't say much more

Tom R. |
Buyer