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Joseph Arendsen - FOUNDER & TRUE LOCAL

I care deeply about my community and neighbors because I grew up here, I love it here, and I am proud to be doing real estate here. Since 2007 we have served over 1,000 families across San Diego County. More importantly we have maintained a 100% client satisfaction rating for over a decade. When you work with a True Local expert - you can expect honesty, integrity and dedication from the start. Our team is made up of talented real estate agents who love the communities they work in and who have earned the True Local badge.

Meet The Team


"Joseph Arendsen and his entire team are rock stars! They are professional, knowledgeable, flexible and so nice! They clearly understand how to deliver stellar customer service and they helped us find our dream house!" - @Mole_Mama

Diana Silva

"Joseph doesn't view his clients as transactions, he truly cares about putting you in a house you love at a price you are comfortable with so you can build equity while still living your best life. I highly recommend Joseph to anyone looking for a Real Estate Agent."

Cory Lyle

"Joseph worked with us to stage the house, provide pictures and videos of our home to all related internet providers for maximum exposure, personally host all prospective buyers for a tour of our property."

Tony Genna
"It was my first time investing in Forex/crypto trading and I was really scared not to invest in a wrong company, then i got introduce to this great plRead MoreRead Less
"Jenny Babb took such great care of us during our house hunt. She was extremely responsive, and helped answer questions at odd hours as we battled it oRead MoreRead Less
"I worked with Doug Wafer, he is great. Doug helped me navigate a very challenging market for buyers, and I ended up with a great property. Highly reRead MoreRead Less
"Joseph is now a friend. He is so knowledgeable, available and generous I can't see myself ever working with someone else. He advised me well on my pRead MoreRead Less
"We had an absolute amazing experience with True Local! We worked with both Joseph and Ben, who were both kind and professional, but most of our communRead MoreRead Less
"I had a great time working with Doug Wafer from True Local Realty. He was very easy to contact and very responsive. Just very helpful throughout my Read MoreRead Less
"What can I say, other than, Ben Lucas is the BEST realtor around. He helped us traverse the highly competitive market in San Diego by showing us houseRead MoreRead Less
"Joseph from True Life Realty was helpful, knowledgeable, attentive, and extremely supportive through the entire preparation and sale of our house! He Read MoreRead Less
"indeed Isabella Martin you are a great and perfect account manager for proving that binary and crypto investment is highly profitable. I made a depRead MoreRead Less
"I am beyond happy and forever grateful to Joseph and his team. Being the trustee to my parents estate I had a huge list of responsibilities. One of wRead MoreRead Less
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