A little bit about me...

Kathy Christmas, the Owner and Broker of Gem Real Estate, is a seasoned professional specializing in residential real estate in San Diego County. With a wealth of experience, Kathy serves as an real estate investment advisor, providing her clients with a comprehensive understanding of the ever-evolving San Diego real estate market.

Driven by a passion for helping clients achieve their homeownership and investment dreams, Kathy prides herself on delivering reliable, accurate information and guidance. Her expertise extends beyond sales; she was the visionary Founder of the highly successful Property Management company, Golden Property Management. From April 2007 to May 2023, Kathy led Golden Property Management in offering top-tier property management services to owners throughout the San Diego region, culminating in a successful sale.

Over her distinguished career, Kathy and her dedicated real estate team have facilitated transactions totaling over $230,000,000 in the San Diego real estate market. Continuously committed to excellence, Kathy and her team stay ahead of industry trends and leverage cutting-edge technology to provide unparalleled service to their clients.

Under Kathy's leadership, Golden Property Management flourished, managing nearly 400 properties countywide and generating an impressive $12,000,000 in annual rental income. Known for her tenacity and dedication to client satisfaction, Kathy tackles challenges head-on, consistently striving for win-win outcomes.

Kathy's journey into real estate began following her service in the US Navy as an Aviation Electrician, which brought her to the vibrant city of San Diego—a place she proudly calls home. Transitioning to civilian life in 2002, Kathy embarked on her real estate career, initially guided by a small firm who taught her hands-on experience with real estate sales, investments and property management. In 2007, Kathy's entrepreneurial spirit led her to establish Gem Real Estate and Golden Property Management, marking the beginning of her successful trajectory.

A licensed Broker/REALTOR®, Kathy earned her MBA in 2010 and holds esteemed professional certifications including GRI, SRES, SRS, and ABR, ensuring she remains at the forefront of industry knowledge and expertise.

DRE #01348717; Gem Real Estate DRE#01857668.