REALTOR® Magazine Names Pauline Ha, San Francisco Realtor, to “30 under 30” List

Posted by Jessica Boyd — May 31, 2012

1338485157May 16, 2012, San Francisco, CA - Pauline Ha of Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate in San Francisco, has been named to the “30 Under 30” Class of 2012 by the editors of REALTOR® Magazine. Each year, the magazine recognizes 30 young practitioners who are making a mark in the real estate industry through success in real estate sales, business management, leadership, or community service.

“Pauline is a talented Realtor with a bright future,” said Ed Krafchow, CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate. “She is passionate about serving her buying and selling clients, and operates with a high degree of professionalism.”

Pauline believes that her responsiveness is one of her keys to success. “In a world of instantly available information, promptness is critical and technology plays a big role,” she said. “I connect with my clients through email, text messages and social media. I look up answers immediately, create documents on the go and even send listing pictures through iMessage! Investing in good technology equipment also helps me better manage my appointments and my business.”

1338485257Pauline was born in Paris, France, lived there for eight years, moved to Macau and immigrated to the U.S. when she was 13. “Having had the opportunity to experience different cultures has honed my adaptation skills and fostered a greater sense of flexibility,” she said.

Pauline graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality Management. If you are interested in learning more about Pauline, please visit

REALTOR® Magazine is the official magazine of the National Association of Realtors® and has been honoring young practitioners since the year 2000. For more information and to read profiles of all of this year’s honorees, visit REALTOR® Magazine online at This year’s honorees are featured in the May/June 2012 issue of the magazine.

About Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate

Our heritage began with the founding of Mason-McDuffie Real Estate in 1887. In 2010, the company was named the 17th largest real estate services firm in the nation (RIS Media), and Number One in the San Francisco East Bay (SF Business Times). The company provides comprehensive solutions to home buyers and sellers, and handled 7,790 transactions in 2011, generating $2.94 billion in sales. Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate is independently owned and operated and includes joint ventures with partners Highland Partners in Piedmont and Montclair, Wine Country Group Realtors in the North Bay, and Tri-Valley Realty in Pleasanton-Hopyard and Ruby Hill. The organization is comprised of more than 1,400 sales professionals in 30 offices. For more information, go to

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