As a San Diego Realtor and an Encinitas homeowner, Crystal Hermanson has the knowledge and expertise to guide clients through successful real estate transactions. Raised in Cardiff-by-the-Sea with a love of interior design, remodeling and investing, Crystal's passion for real estate began at an early age. Some say real estate runs in her blood, as her mother is a successful top producing Realtor. Crystal took her first career leap into the mortgage industry experiencing every aspect of the banker/broker boutique mortgage business. She transitioned into residential property sales in 2006. Repeat and referral clientele are the foundation of her business, which proves her strong work ethic and dedication. Crystal has negotiated residential sales of all types from luxury estates to townhomes with seasoned investors to first time homebuyers. No task is too small and no goal is unattainable. She provides a first rate service with a focus on communication, strict confidentiality and client satisfaction. Truly listening to buyers and sellers unique and individual needs and protecting their best interests are top priority. Crystal takes pride in educating about market trends while formulating the perfect game plan utilizing the latest technology, creative marketing plans and personalized service to obtain solid financial gains and investments that clients are seeking. When not immersed in the exciting and constantly changing San Diego housing market, she can be found on the trails of Torrey Pines, paddling the Pacific, boating with her family and spoiling her Helen Woodward Animal Shelter rescue pup, Kona.