David Tapper








Hi, I'm David Tapper

As an award-winning, top-producing Bay Area real estate agent since 1998, David Tapper’s winning formula is simple: Deliver excellent service with a laser focus on relationships, not the sale. David knows that if he and his clients both win, repeat business and client referrals will follow. He and the group he leads, Team Tapper, work together seamlessly to provide the highest level of service to clients. His years of experience and extraordinary knowledge of the Bay Area keep him at the top of the industry and respected by clients and peers alike. David is affiliated with the Burlingame office of Coldwell Banker Realty and serves buyers and sellers of residential, commercial, and multi-family properties.

Prior to his real estate career, David mastered the art of negotiation during his 15 years in sales. He knows that robust negotiation, stellar service, and state-of-the-art marketing are critical to achieving his clients’ goals. David’s buyers benefit from his in-depth knowledge of the area’s cities, neighborhoods, and amenities, as well as his attentive listening, to find them a home that meets their essential criteria. He provides sellers expert market analysis, invaluable advice on staging and repairs, and proven pricing strategies.

David’s hard work and dedication have earned him many industry accolades. He’s a member of Coldwell Banker’s® distinguished Society of Excellence an honor reserved for fewer than 1% of affiliated agents globally. He has been a Top 100 Coldwell Banker agent for ten years and was twice one of the Bay Area’s Top 100 agents. David is also the recipient of the illustrious SAMMY award from the San Mateo County Association of REALTORS® (SAMCAR), given for his outstanding commitment to the profession.

Though proud of his awards, David remains humbled and honored to know that clients put their trust in him to handle one of the most important decisions they will ever make. His favorite part of the job is helping people make their dreams come true! He’s a steadfast advocate for his clients, always taking care of details and looking out for their best interests. David absolutely prides himself on being readily available to his clients, all of whom rave about how quickly he responds. He keeps his clients up to date and informed to feel confident in their decision.

David is known for his bold fearlessness, seizing opportunities, and delivering on promises. He’s got a great sense of humor, embraces life, and looks on the bright side. David has the same enthusiasm for life in his spare time when working. He’s an avid sports fan, enjoys good restaurants, appreciates fine wine, and loves traveling to Europe or Hawaii.

If you’re considering buying or selling in the Bay Area, contact David, a consummate professional who goes the extra mile for his clients!

What People Say About Me

Client Testimonials

Nicole Scerbo
1 week ago
Dave Tapper and his team were absolutely AMAZING! We were referred to him by a local Coldwell Banker agent, where we live in Vacaville to help us sell my father-in-laws house in San Francisco. He made it very easy for us being so far away from the property with taking... read more
2 months ago
My wife and I purchased a house a few months ago in San Carlos with David Tapper, and it was an excellent experience. We visited a few places, and when we found one we loved, he helped us get an early offer (our first!) accepted at just the right... read more
2 months ago
We moved our family to the Bay Area from the East Coast. Needless to say we were unprepared for the housing market here. That is until we met Dave. His unbelievable knowledge and skill in terms of the real estate market enabled us to not only find... read more
4 months ago
David had recently sold my sister’s house in SSF, and she highly recommended that we use him again to sell our parents house in Daly City.
When I met David for the first time, there was an instant connection. It felt like I already knew him. He was very honest and...
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Stephen Wolf
9 months ago
Dave was the seller's agent when my wife and I bought our condo nine years ago, and our positive experience with him at that time led us to choose him as our listing agent when we recently decided to sell. Dave has been a peerless advisor, advocate, friend, partner, and... read more
9 months ago
David Tapper has bought and sold a number of houses in the family, and this year he helped my husband and I sell and then buy a new house. He was helpful, knowledgeable, and always willing to go the extra mile. He is always direct, which we very much appreciate-... read more
10 months ago
David helped us buy our first home. Our friend recommended David to us and we were so lucky that we chose David. He is responsive: we never had any problem get a hold of him. From scheduling tours to discussing offers, he can always get back to us right away.... read more
10 months ago
I got a lot of advice when searching for an agent to help us purchase our first family home. Much of it was recommendations for friends of friends who were agents. The Bay Area is a tough market and I like to go with the data so I triangulated agents... read more
10 months ago
We have had many real estate transactions with Dave Tapper. He sold our house over $900,000 from asking price. Coming from a real estate family I have seen many transactions. Dave did an excellent job for us!
1 year ago
David and his team helped me close on my first home. It was super easy to work with him and he was superb at negotiating. I highly recommend him and Michelle.
Vishal S
1 year ago
David was a good partner to have in buying our first home. We were new to California and always got good advice from David. He makes himself available at really any hour of the day 7 days a week. He is quite experienced and has a good reputation in the... read more
1 year ago
David sold my home during Covid and since I was not local for this transaction, he helped prepare my condo for sale.

He is profession, responsive and takes an active role in the home selling process – setting the right price, strategy for showing/marketing the home, managing inspections and...
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1 year ago
David is an amazing home-buying partner. He is professional, but personal; caring, but honest; and most importantly, someone that I could trust & rely on throughout the process.

I respect and appreciate all he does for his clients and I can confidently say he goes above and beyond to ensure they...
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1 year ago
We needed to sell our home as we just purchased another. We had a Realtor who advised us there was no way our house would sell with us living there, she said “it wouldn’t show well”. This didn’t sit well with us as everyone has always told us... read more
siqi guo
1 year ago
David is very resourceful and responsible. At the beginning, we were worried because he is not a local agent. But David demonstrated his profession - Picking the right seller, negotiating with the buyer and sold our home with a good price. Very satisfied. Will definitely hire him when selling our... read more
1 year ago
David Tapper sold our home in South San Francisco in less then a week. David went above and beyond from start to finish with fast responses to anything we were unprepared for. I highly recommend David Tapper wither you’re buying and/or selling a home. David is honest, trustworthy and makes... read more
1 year ago
Buying a home is stressful. David Tappers does what he can to make the process less so. He has an easy going personality but behind the outward ease is a guy who is working very hard to make it all seem effortless. David was so responsive to... read more
1 year ago
If I could give David 10 stars I would. Having sold a home for the first time I can not express my gratitude enough for his help and support through the entire process.David kept me well informed and was very responsive when I would call with questions as well as... read more
1 year ago
David Tapper made our home selling experience an experience we will never forget. To be honest, I was skeptical - I did not believe our house would sell, we were in the middle of a pandemic! David came in, looked at our house, made some suggestions - we... read more
1 year ago
David helped my family and I buy our first home. He was very honest, sincere and quickly won our trust from day one. He was always a text message or phone call away if We needed anything or had any questions. His knowledge of real estate really showed and it... read more