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David Gowan

David Wayne Gowan

The Fine Art of Real Estate Artfully Uniting Discerning Individuals With Extraordinary Properties

Exceeding $1 billion in closed transactions.

David began his successful real estate career in his hometown of Seattle, at a luxury boutique, when interest rates were 18% showing proof of his skill and tenacity. His love of real estate and the Bay Area motivated him to move the San Francisco in 1987. He soon became a top agent in the San Francisco luxury market. David's career path included TRI, Coldwell Banker Luxury International, Sotheby's International Realty and Corcoran Global Real Estate. His success has brought him full circle and is now proud to be affiliated with the most respected brand in real estate, Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty.

David has more than 3 decades of expertise in many neighborhoods throughout San Francisco, Marin and the Bay Area. He is respected as an industry leader with long term friendships and associations with the other top agents in the Bay Area and nationwide.

David is a seasoned negotiator with outstanding results and provides maximum exposure through marketing with enthusiasm and integrity. He has a studied eye for styling and preparing homes to achieve the highest price. His client testimonials speak to his results.

David is a member of many real estate networking groups including the exclusive TAN (Top Agent Network). Find David on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty website,

David has lived in numerous neighborhoods throughout San Francisco, also in Hillsborough, Stinson Beach and Bel Marin Keys.

The Sotheby’s International Realty® Story

Only one network of agents represents the longest standing tastemaker in the world. In the spirit of innovation, an exceptional luxury real estate company bearing the Sotheby’s name was launched in 1976. Beyond the beautiful properties and the personal touch of our agents, only one brand can deliver a lifestyle that caters to you. With a network of homes for sale worldwide, our website lets you search property listings globally, and includes a large inventory of luxury homes for sale, including houses, condos, townhomes, villas, and more. We know your home is one of your most valuable assets.

Whether buying or selling, the right representation makes all the difference. At Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty, we are local agents with a global reach serving buyers and sellers at all price points. Our elite agent network of over 450 top performing agents work together, showcasing your property to the widest audience to achieve maximum sale price and giving you direct access to qualified buyers around the San Francisco Bay Area. Our brokerage has 25 offices serving the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano and Sonoma.

Our ability to attract buyers through local, regional, and international marketing is unrivaled. Sotheby’s International Realty is No. 1 in global media and web traffic with 20 million annual unique users to; first in real estate video marketing with over 145 million views and over 350,000 subscribers to our YouTube channel; and No. 1 in innovation and technology, leading the industry in 3D, virtual reality and augmented reality property marketing.

Our distinguished global referral network consists of over 24,000 sales associates in over 1,000 offices in 75 countries and territories. Beyond selective, our agents are carefully curated in alignment with our stellar brand reputation for their experience, intelligence, and professionalism. Discover the difference with us.

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