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Real estate agent profile: Abigail Picache

SAN FRANCISCO -- A few rare parking spots along Bernard Street are reserved for a broker's tour event on this Tuesday morning. Inquisitive passersby, Realtors and potential homebuyers visit the property, a tenancy-in-common three-unit residential building, to get a sneak peek at the trendy flats in this Nob Hill neighborhood. On this day, Abigail Picache, broker-associate at GMAC Real Estate, is taking a mother-son duo around to scope out some properties. She has several properties in mind that meet the specifications of her clients. The son, Nima, is relocating from Manhattan and is seeking a two-bedroom condo unit. He indicates that the single most important thing for him is the neighborhood. He lived in San Francisco for several years prior to moving to the Battery Park community in lower Manhattan, so he is very familiar with particular neighborhoods. Picache's client is visiting for only a week, so he has a limited amount of time to search for prospective properties. Si...