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The High Cost of Relocating to the Bay Area

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The San Francisco Rent Explosion

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Bay Area Rally Sends Rents Soaring

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SF Purchase and Rental Market (includes interview with Relocation Breakthroughs president and one of our clients)

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Meet our Fabulous Core Team!

The main reason we are so successful is our people.  We have an extraordinary team of experienced, caring and committed professionals--starting with our core team (pictured below) and extending out to include the ever-growing network of handpicked folks we call in as needed to fulfill the needs of our clients.

And all of us work together.  We help each other out, share resources and share solutions.  We are all committed that our clients have an exceptional experience working with us. 

Betty Granoff relocated from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles in 1977. After 9 years managing national magazines, she moved to The San Francisco Bay Area.  She spent 4 years on the staff of The Hunger Project, coaching volunteers throughout the country to produce breakthrough results.  She then worked 7 years as property manager for large Victorian apartment buildings in San Francisco, empowering resident managers to produce 0% vacancy rates and managing vendors to do complete and quality renovations and repairs on deadline.  Since founding Breakthrough Consulting in 1996, she has used her deep understanding of the wants and needs of landlords and her extensive experience and training in producing  breakthrough results to coach her agents in their work with our clients.  You can count on Betty’s commitment to service and to excellence.  You can email

Robbie Christian’s 14 years in the California Real Estate Market have given her a keen eye for detail and a talent for finding and placing clients in charming, unique rental homes and apartments within their price range.  Her territory is all of San Francisco.  She is very familiar with the wonderful variety of neighborhoods that make this town so livable.  Robbie’s entrepreneurial spirit, along with her extensive world travel and artistic background in design, has given her a resourcefulness that is needed when looking for that perfect place.  She is committed that every one of her clients be thrilled with the place they call home!  You can email

Jim Adams’ experience in the Bay Area real estate market since 1996 have given him an unsurpassed depth of knowledge and high degree of effectiveness in the relocation process.  He loves working with people and acquainting them with this wonderful area.  He has an easy-going, can-do demeanor wich puts transferees at ease with the relocation process.  His territory includes the entire East Bay, Peninsula, Marin County and San Francisco.   Jim is committed to finding his clients a new home that meets their needs and is within their budget.  You can email

Marian Huntoon’s 15 years of actively working within the San Francisco Bay Area real estate market have given her a sound understanding of the appeal and value of Bay Area towns and neighborhoods.  Her territory includes the city of San Francisco and the cities & towns of the East Bay.  Marian’s background in real estate appraisal has given her a discerning eye and extensive knowledge of each neighborhood in her territory.  She has a professional, yet light-hearted approach that has her clients know they are being well taken care of.   She is committed to matching the personal needs of each client with the most compatible neighborhood and property.  You can email

Carol Grainger is a Bay Area native and has been a relocation specialist for the past 13 years. Although she knows the entire Bay Area well, Carol specializes in San Francisco, the East Bay, the South Bay (Upper Peninsula) and the North Bay (Marin County).  She loves sharing her enthusiasm & passion for Northern California with her clients.  Drawing from her background in administration and coaching, Carol continually assesses her client’s concerns and needs throughout the homefinding process, making adjustments in her plan and itinerary as needed. She uses her resourcefulness and knowledge of the rental market to make the relocation process enjoyable, informative (& fun!).  Carol is strongly committed to finding her clients a great home in a great area, and making homefinding a positive and rewarding experience.  You can email

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