Articles Featuring Brendon

US News & World Report Home Downsizing Has Become More Difficult, But It Still Pays

“Boomers downsizing now are more likely to move to smaller, more affordable cities, not the largest ones,” says Brendon DeSimone, a real estate agent and blogger for Zillow

CNN Money Homebuyers: To get the house, get there first

To find these homes, you’ll need a well-connected broker. “You want someone who has an inside track,” says DeSimone.

FOX Business Five Mistakes Home Sellers Make

“When you go to market it’s no longer a home, it’s a product,” says DeSimone. “You have to make the home more appealing to the average buyer.”

Housing Wire RE/MAX IPO signals confidence in housing

“RE/MAX going public means that the market has turned around and the company sees it as a reality,” explained Brendon DeSimone, a national real estate expert and broker, who follows the space closely.

Financial Post 9 Steps To Help You Win a Real Estate Bidding War

“If you are serious about buying, it becomes a bit of a part time job,” says real estate expert Brendon DeSimone. “This is your home and your only investment.

Yahoo! Finance 4 Housing Myths Debunked

So to debunk some of the biggest housing myths (as he sees them), we talked to Brendon DeSimone, real estate expert, blogger for and author of the upcoming “Next Generation Real Estate: New Rules for Smarter Home Buying & Faster Selling.”

Legal Newsline Ruling for plaintiffs in Calif. Lead Paint Case Could Hurt State’s Real Estate Market

Brendon DeSimone, a nationally-known real estate expert, said at the least it could hold up escrows and slow down sales.

Business Insider Stop Freaking Out About Mortgage Rates

“I don’t think that interest rates rising a little bit will make someone speed up their search,” said Zillow real estate expert Brendon DeSimone. “Buying a home is not like buying a widget, or a car or stocks.  It has to be the right place for the right person.

FOX News San Francisco Contractors Hope to Serve Vets While Flipping Homes

DeSimone explains you can tell a lot about a contractor by looking at the detail of their work.

24/7 Wall Street The Most Expensive Home Styles in America

Older properties, including Georgian, Brownstone, Spanish and Mediterranean, “have significant architectural value.” According to DeSimone “you just can’t remake those homes nowadays”

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“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.”

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“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.”

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