Articles Featuring Brendon Why You Should Never Buy the Best House in the Neighborhood

“A lot of buyers forget a home is an investment,” says Brendon DeSimone, a real estate expert and author of “Next Generation Real Estate.” “The world changes. Things happen fast. People transfer, people lose their jobs. Now imagine yourself as the seller of that home.”

Time Magazine Why It Pays to List Your Home in Winter

Consider low-cost upgrades like insulating the attic or installing energy-efficient windows, which can slash utility bills, says Brendon DeSimone, author of Next Generation Real Estate.


Money Homeowners Top 3 Gripes

“If you are going to settle on something that’s not changeable down the road, you have to know that going in,” DeSimone always tells them.

The Fiscal Times Found Your Dream Home? 7 Tips for Getting the Best Deal

“A bigger down payment makes you a stronger buyer,” says Zillow’s real estate expert Brendon DeSimone.

City Lab 13 Tips to Make Moving Slightly Less Hellish

“Once you have a moving date set, get a painting bid and plan for the painter to be the last person in before you turn the keys over,” says Brendon DeSimone, author of Next Generation Real Estate. “Waiting until the last minute could be a logistical nightmare.”

Forbes Formerly foreclosed homeowners getting back into the housing market

A lot of people who got screwed in the housing market don’t want to buy property anymore,” says Brendon DeSimone, author of Next Generation Real Estate.“They think it was a bad experience, it ruined their life, it ruined their credit.”

North Jersey Record Luxury Home Pools Give Upscale Homes Distinction

“With houses almost becoming like art, and designers and builders building these really high-end beautiful homes,” luxury pools have become almost a requirement, says Brendon DeSimone, real estate expert at Zillow.

Time Magazine If You Want to Sell Your House This Year, Start Doing These Things Now

The most recently sold and the ones that are pending are the best; six or even four months ago may not reflect today’s market, says Brendon DeSimone, a broker in New York City and the author of Next Generation Real Estate

Consumer Reports Home sale mistakes that cost you money

“It’s not until you’ve been in the market in a particular area for a while that you know what homes are really worth,” says Brendon DeSimone

LearnVest House Hunter Report: 5 Trends That Will Change How You Buy a Home in 2015

What DeSimone Says … We rushed out of the gates about a year and half ago, but the frenzy has slowed down across many markets.

What They Say About Brendon

“Brendon did not miss a beat. He stayed on top of everyone and everything and always had things done before I even knew it had to get done.”

Emma G

“Brendon has phenomenal real estate knowledge, expertise and energy. He expertly marketed and sold my property with fantastic results.”

Bevan Dufty, San Francisco Supervisor

“Brendon approaches things in a different way. I would not have closed on my home without him.”

Heather Marlow

“Brendon is personable, knowledgeable, and straightforward. I always knew what to expect.”

Merle Coffelt

“I learned more during a one-hour phone call with Brendon than I did working with 2 agents over six months. His knowledge and expertise go far beyond other Realtors.”

Peter G

“Brendon can spot a great opportunity that most might either miss or not understand as an opportunity.”

Heather Marlow

“Brendon treats the buying or selling of your home like it’s his own.”

Dan and Nina Scherotter

“Brendon’s marketing plan was right on target. Thanks to his advice, we got top dollar for our property.”

Bevan Dufty, San Francisco Supervisor

“Brendon created a winning situation for everyone involved. This ultimately saved the day.”

Adam B

“Brendon DeSimone has phenomenal energy and real estate expertise. He expertly marketed and sold my property with fantastic results.”

Bevan Dufty, San Francisco City Supervisor

“Brendon is a true advocate for his clients before, during, and after a transaction.”

Scott W

“Brendon helped us to see our home in the eyes of a potential buyer. It was hard to be objective but I trusted his advice and it paid off, big time.”

Heidi P