“Now your first impression is on the web. Spend as much time and money for the photo shoot as you would for the first open house.”
"When you need a loan and competition is all-cash, you'll need to top the liquid offer by at least 5%."
"It has been said a million times, location is the most important quality of real estate because location can never be altered."
“No one ever decides to sell overnight.”
"For sellers I advise using a price reduction as a marketing activity"

Real Estate Expert
Brendon DeSimone

Real Estate Expert Brendon DeSimone

Real Estate Expert Brendon DeSimone has more than a decade of varied residential real estate experience across the US. His practical advice is featured in his new book, Next Generation Real Estate: New Rules for Smarter Home Buying & Faster Selling, as well as his weekly Zillow Blog column, seen by 70 million visitors per month and syndicated to 250 daily newspapers and leading media properties online, including MSN Real Estate, Yahoo! Homes and AOL Real Estate. He also serves as a national real estate expert for top media outlets including Good Morning America, HGTV, FOX News, Bloomberg & FOX Business.

Brendon on real estate

Brendon’s Book

Next Generation Real EstateEverything we thought we knew about real estate has changed. Technologically, economically, behaviorally, and culturally the world is more dynamic than ever. The result is a new portrait of the American Dream, one that is much more eclectic, complex and in need of new ground rules. Real Estate Expert and Zillow’s top blogger, Brendon DeSimone introduces Next Generation Real Estate: New Rules for Smarter Home Buying & Faster Selling, as the go-to guide to navigate and better understand the complex and ever-evolving world of real estate.
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NYC REAL ESTATE

NYC Real EstateWith more than a decade of varied experience in residential real estate across the US, real estate expert, author and established agent Brendon DeSimone introduces DeSimone & Co. The New York City based independent real estate firm provides individualized services and a hands-on approach to buying and selling NYC real estate—one of the world’s most challenging markets. As a sought-after authority in the industry, Brendon, the firm’s principal agent, serves buyers and sellers as a trusted advisor. With his distinctly honest, direct style, Brendon has helped hundreds of clients successfully navigate the complexities and many steps of buying and selling.
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agent referral network

Even experienced buyers and sellers don’t always know how to find a real estate agent in today’s competitive markets. Usually, referrals from friends and family are the best way. But that’s not always an option.

houseNational real estate expert Brendon DeSimone can help. With over 12 years of real estate experience in multiple markets, and through his national TV appearances and high-profile Zillow blog, Brendon has developed a strong network of agents around the U.S. He can be both your real estate ‘matchmaker’ and trusted advisor.

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What Clients 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