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Ben Peterson

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      Meet Ben, your Modernist Architectural Specialist in San Francisco and the East Bay.

      Ben’s journey in real estate began with a fascination for the distinct charm and timelessness of mid-century modern design. Through extensive market research and continuous education within this prolific architecture style, he serves the discerning client with his cultivated knowledge of this niche market. Ben joined Modern Homes Realty in September 2021.

      When working with sellers, Ben brings a tailored and comprehensive approach to marketing your property, ensuring that its architectural significance is celebrated. His dedication to preserving and promoting the beauty of these homes means that your property will be showcased to the right audience and, consequently, fetch the price it deserves.

      As a current San Francisco resident and having lived in the Bay Area for many years, Ben boasts an intimate knowledge of the neighborhoods, the local real estate market, and the history of modernist design of the region. This expertise has solidified his reputation as a sought-after resource for both seasoned buyers and newcomers alike.

      Recognized by the California Association of Realtors as a First-Time Buyer Specialist, Ben serves his clients by providing expert guidance, simplifying the complex process, and helping them make well-informed decisions when purchasing their first home.
      In addition to having a keen focus on Eichler Homes throughout the Bay Area, Ben has an affinity for the period homes found throughout Santa Clara, Contra Costa, Alameda and Marin Counties.

      Some of his personal favorites include the Berkeley hillside homes of Roger Lee and John Hans Ostwald, the incredible Orinda designs of Robert Klemmedson, works by Donald K. Olsen, Allan R. Johannes, Gardner Dailey, Beverley David Thorne, and the abundant works of both Henry Hill and William Wurster – all of which are iconic and undeniable mid-century modern marvels.

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