Kristi Olson

DRE# 01346177



A little about me...

Kristi Olson is an award-winning real estate sales professional with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Properties in La Jolla, California, and is ready to deliver exceptional service to help you buy or sell a house in San Diego. 

With a gift for listening, highly effective communication, and really understanding your needs, you will find that Kristi is committed to achieving a win-win. With tireless focus, she will use her 20+ years of real estate knowledge and experience to expertly guide you to success. She feels that being an accomplished agent means being an outstanding human being. Balance, integrity, excellent mental, emotional, spiritual and physical health are essential to success and she works on all of these areas of life as a daily habit. Constantly studying and learning real estate, she is familiar with all aspects of the home buying and selling process and can help her clients navigate their transactions with ease. If you are looking to sell your home, Kristi will prepare and market your property to give your home a distinct edge over the competition. She is a certified and talented Stager, and all of her listings receive a complimentary Staging Consultation, which has assisted in charming and enticing buyers, reducing market time and — along with savvy negotiating — increasing purchase price. All done with honesty, integrity, privacy and confidentiality. A San Diego native, and Certified Relocation Specialist, she puts her insider knowledge to work to help buyers find a special property in a neighborhood that suits lifestyle and needs. Customer satisfaction and production consistently earns her industry awards and the respect of her clients and colleagues.

Studies have shown that a team outperforms an individual and Kristi is a proud member of the Swanson & Associates top-award-wining team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties La Jolla. With outstanding service, the team has closed over $300 million dollars in sales with $85 million sold in the last 2 years. 

Kristi feels strongly about supporting the community and gives a portion of all her sales commissions earned to the Charitable Foundation which provides hundreds of grants to local organizations that promote health, education, community, and environment. In addition, she is passionate about supporting the San Diego Humane Society, The Red Cross, The San Diego Food Bank, and other causes that champion education, ecology, and well-being. A graduate of San Diego State University, she is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), California Association of Realtors (CAR) and San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR).


Top 5% of Realtors in San Diego


Top 1% in Production Nationwide.


of Agents in [ST] according to Real Trends.


Sold Listings than Next Local Realtor in 2021.

Client Success


"Kristi is extremely knowledgeable about San Diego (ask her about her past life as a local petite supermodel glitterati) and I might even go so far as to say San Diego royalty… Where was I? Oh yes, Kristi is a native so she knows every nook and cranny of this county. She really cares about her clients, has extensive real estate knowledge and is just a generally cool and interesting person. Give heRead MoreRead Less
"Kristi Olson, Realtor Extraordinairre, helped me purchas my property about 8 years ago. She was knowledgeable and efficient and helped me through all the processes involved. I trusted her implicitly in choosing inspectors, appraisers, and a property manager. I recently had to sell the property, and having kept up with Kristi in a personal friendship from our initial contact, she was without douRead MoreRead Less
"If you are looking for a real estate agent, I highly recommend Kristi Olson. Kristi has been our trusted realtor through the process of both purchasing and selling homes in San Diego. Kristi is an experienced, knowledgeable, dedicated professional that worked tirelessly on our behalf and was always responsive to every question we posed including, "Can we see this one today?" at the last minute.Read MoreRead Less
"We contacted Kristi to assist with helping us finding housing for our son with her knowledge of the UCSD area. With a long list of interest, Kristi narrowed the list to 9 properties. Flying into town with one day to view properties, we were able to view all 9 properties and submit an offer the same afternoon. Our offer was reviewed with several others over the weekend and with the help of Krisit'sRead MoreRead Less
"Kristi did everything in the perfect timing. Very thorough. Pleasing personality and friendly to everyone. Thank you Kristi !!"
"Kristi is amazing! I’ve worked with Kristi on a few deals and she went above and beyond in each deal. She provided great advice, had answers to all our questions, and was incredibly responsive. She is a pleasure to work with and consistently made herself available to look at homes or answer questions. Kristi truly cares about her clients and acts in her client’s best interests. Kristi also has netRead MoreRead Less
"We were lucky that a close friend of my wife recommended Kristi Olson as a realtor to find us a home in San Diego. Her experience and knowledge helped us to have a smooth and pleasant transaction from start to finish. Kristi will walk the extra mile for you and we really appreciated that."
"We met Kristi in 2005 when we were searching for our new home in California. It was a big move from New York to San Diego and she was very helpful with the search and the process despite the distance. In New York you must hire a real estate attorney for the contractual part of the transaction but Kristi educated us about California laws and handled the whole process like a true professional. We coRead MoreRead Less
"It was a pleasure to work with Kristi. She was very organized, did her research before showing the property that it met the criteria I was looking for. She very patiently worked with me on putting together offers on various properties as we analyzed the pros and cons for each of the property in consideration prior to going forward with a bid. Kristi then promptly wrote the offer and communicated tRead MoreRead Less
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