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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.



"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
"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
"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 sold my home for what I wanted, when I wanted. He and his team are easy to work with, great communication, and thorough. From interior design cRead MoreRead Less
"Joseph and Chad were amazing to work with! They helped our first time home buying process from start to finish (thank god because we had no idea how oRead MoreRead Less
"We had a wonderful experience buying our new home with Sarah and her whole team at True Local Realty! They made the process seamless and really took aRead 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
"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
"We just closed on our dream home in San Diego and working with Ben Lucas was awesome. After putting offers on several houses and missing out due to thRead MoreRead Less
"Doug Wafer was my agent, and he and his team were very helpful and detailed throughout my entire home purchase. He was able to help me out with great Read MoreRead Less

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