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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 300 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 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
"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
"I worked with Marla and she was absolutely fantastic the entire time. She found us the right home at the right price. Helped us get through all the paRead MoreRead Less
"If you read one review here, read this one: Joseph and his team went above and beyond for us, and helped us find our dream home in an incredibly compeRead 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
"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 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
"Doug was a great to work with! He was upbeat and positive throughout the whole journey to finding our home. He was always helpful and informative withRead 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
"Joseph was introduced to me a few years ago by a client of his. He and his knowledgeable and professional team were extremely friendly, patient, and hRead MoreRead Less

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