About Tal

Tal's sharp sense of the San Francisco real estate market is only one of the many reasons her clients feel safe entrusting her with the biggest sale of their lives. She brings a thorough knowledge of economics, a strong eye for value, and creative approach to remodeling opportunities. But most importantly, Tal uses her keen instincts for discerning her clients' needs to take what can be a stressful and overwhelming process and make it exciting and rewarding.

Prior to building a career in real estate, Tal worked in sports marketing for many years, and in 1992, moved to the Bay Area to work as a technology executive in Silicon Valley. Her true passion however, is real estate. Prior to launching Tal Klein Real Estate, Tal was the #1 top producer at Hill & Company's Noe Valley office.

With over 15 years in luxury real estate sales and ranked Top 5% of SF Agents, Tal knows the San Francisco real estate market. She is a founding member of SF Insiders, an exclusive networking circle of top agents who share off-market listings. She uses her broad industry experience, skill and reputation to produce the kind of result her clients expect and deserve.

Having bought and remodeled several homes of her own, Tal's ongoing relationships with architects, contractors and developers continue to direct her work developing and marketing unique properties throughout San Francisco. You can check out some of the projects highlighted in Houzz.

Originally from Israel, Tal moved to New York City with her family as a teen. She graduated from Williams College with a degree in history. While earning her Masters Degree in Business (MBA) from the University of Colorado, Tal also nurtured her passion for architecture and design at the University of Colorado Architecture School.

Tal lives in the Sunset district with her husband, a commercial pilot and her son, Ocean. She is an active supporter of numerous local non-profit organizations: San Francisco Bike Coalition, YMCA, Friends of the Urban Forest, One Sky Giving Circle and Jamestown Community Center. She is also a pro-active participant in national and international organizations focused on human rights, pro-choice, and equality.

An avid lover of the outdoors, Tal can often be found biking, kite surfing, running, skiing and enjoying every glorious day San Francisco's Ocean Beach has to offer.



Tal loves to win. And more importantly, she loves to win for her clients!

Tal is known for working hard. She is able to get her sellers the best possible price, and her buyers what they want in a variable market. Her sales results speak for themselves. Her listings sell swiftly, with multiple offers and for well over the average sales price.

Tal is known in the industry for preparing properties meticulously for sale, covering every detail thoroughly so that her clients encounter no surprises. She deftly negotiates the best outcomes for her clients. She excels at making deals happen, organizing and leading complex projects, and driving profit.


Tal is a hardworking straight shooter. She has a well-earned reputation as a fair and honest professional. Her clients appreciate her direct, honest approach to making their dreams come true.

We could not imagine how smooth the process could be. Thank you for sprinting out of the starting gate and for anticipating all the things that needed attention. Of course the results are astounding, due in large part to the excellent service you provided us and potential buyers. We are forever grateful.
Thank you so much for being our guide and our ally over the past several month! We are absolutely delighted with our new home, and we couldn't possibly have done it without you. Thank you for covering all our questions as nervous first-time buyers! We are forever grateful for your help and support.
Tal has a great eye for figuring out what I was looking for…she only showed me one property, but it was right on! It was the one I bought.
Tal has a keen sense of the San Francisco real estate market and neighborhood housing values. She has a unique vision for remodeling opportunities.
As for selling, I've used Tal on three properties and she's been exceptional each time. Her ability to break market price barriers with each subsequent sale is no less than awe inspiring. Please, please call me if you have any questions about working with Tal.

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