What People Say

BUYERS & SELLERS ATTEST TO SUPERIOR SERVICE & RESULTS

We love our new home. Bill went above the call of duty to help us find this home. Thanks Bill!

Tim & Chandra Nybroren, Home Buyers

We are delighted that Kindra was our Realtor. She was diligent and on top of every detail about the process of fining and buying our home. We would recommend her to others in the Future.

David & Lynea Daane, Home Buyers

We loved working with Kindra! She made hunting for our first home (out of state, no less) so easy and was patient and on top of everything. Would recommend her to everyone!

Tom & Kristin Thill, Home Buyers

My experience with Realtors both as a Seller and Buyer has been positive; that with Brenda O’Brien Team is no exception. A few years ago I had an opportunity to observe your team as Realtors for a house in my neighborhood. You did such a good job for them it convinced me to engage you as my Realtor. You reacted promptly to my phone call and made an appointment to meet. Michael courteously and patiently responded to my questions as he went through the entire process of the house sale and time frame. From beginning to end all went smoothly. You did a beautiful job presenting my house inside and out. Any potential problems and suggestions for solutions were promptly communicated. I appreciated you keeping in touch through the entire process and follow-up. I have already recommended you to friends and will continue to do so.

Inga Kromann, Home Seller

Thanks to Brenda O’Brien for all she did to sell our home in Tucson. She was on top of everything; very professional and always available to us. We are seniors now living in Colorado. With the wonderful help of our son’s and Brenda’s advice, we accomplished the sale; via phone and computer only.

Marilyn & George Beasley, Home Sellers.

I embarked on moving my 90 year old mother from Tucson to Pittsburgh. I live in Pittsburgh and my mother lived alone in Tucson with no close family or friends nearby. I lined up a few Realtors and they scheduled visits to discuss the move with her. My mother chose Brenda O’Brien. With a special touch of warmth, Brenda provided feedback on the property, familiarity with the market and confidence in her team’s ability to make the sale. I shared with Brenda early on that I needed a lot of help as I did not have any network in the area. I also hoped not to have to make any additional trips out to Arizona. She assured me we could make that happen. We packed up a few items of furniture and moved my mom out prior to marketing the home based on Brenda’s counsel. That strategy proved to be insightful. She reorganized the remaining furnishings to improve the showing prospects. Along the way she would alert me to issues, provide names of resources and assist in overseeing the work up to and including a final donation of remaining items to charity. She provided consistent communications on how the marketing and interest was unfolding. Brenda was a pleasant, efficient professional every step of the way.

Michael Bungo, Home Seller.

We were pleased to announce to family and friends that our Tucson home S O L D! Our agent, Michael Lynch, was tenacious and made this deal happen. He has a great personality — a true professional, thorough, responsive, and a total problem solver. If we had not had Michael, as OUR agent, this deal might have fallen apart. He found solutions and gave us sound advice on how to get to escrow. It has been six-weeks since we closed, we are still unpacking in the White Mountains.Ten weeks ago, we felt like we hit a brick wall, but Michael NEVER gave up and coached us the final level and made it happen. We will “forever” be thankful for having the O’Brien Team on our side with Michael Lynch as the leader.

Linda & Dennis Hale, Home Sellers.

My experience with the Brenda O’Brien team, specifically my listing agent Michael Lynch, was very positive. Over the years, I have purchased and sold ten homes and never experienced the level of professionalism with any other agents that I received from the Brenda O’Brien Team. From the top notch quality of the listing photos and the overall advertising in the promotion of my home, to the day of closing – I could not have asked for more. I know that my decision to use your team was a very good one!

Donna Anderson, Home Seller.

We are pleased to recommend Bill and the Brenda O’Brien Team. An “over and above” service attitude stands out. Bill’s on site presence great helped solve several problems in our absence, as MN snowbirds. He stayed on top of every detail, helped organize tradesman and communicated very well overall. He also counseled us about a few details I had missed. The result was a perfectly smooth no hassle transaction.  We would use Bill and the Brenda O’Brien team again for sure. Well Done!

Dale & Michaeleen Anderson, Home Buyers.

We selected Brenda O’Brien to sell our home and furnishings based on her extensive experience knowing we would be absent during most of the process. Brenda fully met all expectations. She handled all issues including home inspection, necessary improvements, selling of furnishings and closing. The online feedback from prospective buyers was an added benefit giving us insight into how the home was being views. We highly recommend Brenda O’Brien!

Gordon and Beverly Laughlin, Home Sellers

We have bought and sold many properties, and found Brenda to be one of the most professional and knowledgeable agents we’ve ever worked with. She responded to phone messages and/or e-mails almost immediately, regardless of the time of day or day of the week. She provided excellent feedback after showings, and sold our house quicker than the average DOM for our area. We will recommend a Brenda to anyone we know who is looking to buy or sell in Oro Valley!

Dennis & Joyce Kraft, Home Sellers

We worked directly with Brenda O’Brien. She was professional, detailed and answered all our concerns in a timely manner. From pricing our home to signing the closing documents, everything went smooth. We have purchased and sold a few homes over the years and this was by far, the best experience we’ve ever had. We highly recommend Brenda O’Brien and her team.

Ken & Kelly Abrahams, Home Sellers.

I had been watching Brenda O’Brien’s excellent website (one of the best realtor ones) for 16 years.  When my husband died in February 2015, she was the first one to come to my mind to sell his home in Oro Valley.  So I contacted her and she became my realtor.  Selling Pat’s house after he passed away was very sad for me and living such a long distance from Plano, Texas could have made the process difficult and very complicated.  Brenda handled everything from listing to the closing and made the process go smoothly.  She found a person to fix up the house to put it in sale condition.  She promptly answered any questions and with her knowledge guided me along with aplomb. I was very impressed with her professionalism and would not hesitate for a moment to refer anyone I know to her in both selling and buying capacities. I just sold my house in Plano, Texas and although I was satisfied, my experience with Brenda greatly surpassed the selling experience here.  Brenda is a priceless employee to the agency she represents.  She is a knowledgeable, professional, efficient and pleasant person, all extremely important attributes in her profession.  If I ever have the opportunity to either buy or sell a house in the Tucson area she will again be the first one who comes to mind.

Wanda Trotta, Home Seller

Brenda and Michael did an outstanding job for me. The transaction went very well and I would recommend the Brenda O’Brien Team to anyone needing their knowledge and expertise.

Doris Engle, Home Seller

Brenda and Michael did an outstanding job for us and we were very pleased with the listing, sale time and fast closing, we would recommend them to anyone selling their home.

Ed & Ruby Mertz, Home Sellers

We will certainly use the Brenda O’Brien Team again should the need arise. Our home was listed and sold in the first week. The entire process was well-organized and no problems!

Larry & Cleo Wolf, Home Sellers

Thanks so much for selling our home. I really felt like I was getting good advice for you and never felt that you had anything but our best interests at heart. As a matter of fact, I’ve already recommended you to a neighbor in Sun City. Thanks for Everything.

Dave & Rose Warner, Home Sellers.

Our experience with Brenda O’Brien was positive from the moment she walked in our front door. The sale of our home, during a period when there were few sales in our neighborhood in our price range, was smooth, easy and comfortable. We especially appreciated Brenda’s directness and honesty. Being able to reach her with questions was natural and extremely quick. We were impressed by her rapid response to our communications. Overall, her marketing efforts were exemplary.

Peter and Dawn Lamar, Home Sellers

Linda & Michael were fantastic; the process was very smooth. All questions and concerns were addressed on time and with expertise. We love our little house.

Bob & Cheri Emahiser, Home Buyers.

Brenda has both helped me purchase a patio home & sold it 12 years later. I returned to her as I knew she had the experience, knowledge, etc. so no need to look for any other broker. She did an outstanding job on keeping the sale from falling apart so confirmed that I had made the right decision by staying with her.

Dennis Coffey, Home Buyer & Seller.

Brenda O’Brien and the entire team were consummate professionals through our entire transaction. Brenda took what could have been a very difficult and awkward process and held our hands through the entire thing. I am grateful that the decision was made to go with Brenda and Long Realty and would highly recommend her and her team of professionals to anyone.

Lisa Clifford and Margaret Nastasi, Home Sellers.

Carole was a delightful to work with. We were so happy to work with her and appreciated all she did for us!!

John & Connie Rezac, Home Buyers.

Brenda worked with us to both sell our home and find a new one for us. She is tops in all areas: multi-marketing strategies, communication on all items no matter how (seemingly) small, negotiating, determining property values & staging. Brenda never seems to sleep! On several occasions I sent her an email after hours thinking I would hear back from her sometime the next day but within 10 to 15 minutes Brenda’s response was in my in-box! Unheard of!! Our entire experience both as sellers & buyers surpassed our highest expectations. I would never even consider hiring anyone else for any real estate needs. For us there is no one else!

Ann & George Liggins, Home Buyers and Home Sellers

Carole is the greatest. She made a complicated process work so smoothly. It was actually fun! Love my new home. Thanks to all of you!

Mary Pacholczyk, Home Buyer

Brenda is a complete professional.  At our first “pre-listing” meeting, she came with a marketing kit that was complete, detailed and totally organized.  In my 40 years of real estate (as a savings bank executive, etc.), I have never seen a more professional Realtor.  She is supported by a great team.

Ron Dickerson, Home Seller

Bill was a pleasure to work with.  He is definitely committed to exceptional service.  We would enthusiastically recommend Bill!

Lilian & Ron Parisotto, Home Buyers

Brenda O’Brien did a great job representing my interests during the sale of my home in Marana. Brenda was recommended by my brother-in-law and she met my expectations. My transaction had to be done long distance while I was already in another state. Everything went more smoothly that I had hoped. Thank you Brenda.

Uldis Klavins, Home Seller

Jimmy was so easy to work with!  We viewed so many homes and when our offer was accepted, he worked with us long distance and on-site with inspections, etc.  Huge importance for us!

Larry & Annette Frank, Home Buyers

Carole was terrific! Warm, friendly, & knowledgeable. She was totally available and responded immediately to phone and email questions.  She was patient and ran us all over Tucson for six months till we found what we wanted. We would highly recommend Carole to any potential client.

Art Voss & Nancy White, Home Buyers

Jimmy was outstanding. He was able to accommodate our needs based on our tight schedule to locate and purchase a home. He was knowledgeable and listened to our requests. He went above and beyond what we expected. Excellent Buyer’s Representative!

Keith & Nicole Davis, Home Buyers

Carole spent a lot of time with us with numerous phone calls back and forth. She is one of the best Realtors we have had the privilege of working with. She is very competent, very knowledgeable about all the details in buying home, friendly, hard working, handled everything promptly and she went above and beyond any expectations that we might have had. She worked very long hours and even contacted us late at night to tell us important information we needed to know. We wouldn’t hesitate to refer her to any friends or family members that would be interested in purchasing a home in the Tucson area. We can’t thank her and Long Realty enough for the great service we received.

Aggie & Gary Adams., Home Buyers

We wanted to thank you both for such a professional presentation and look at Oro Valley. It is a beautiful and special place with wonderful properties and people. Linda was great and gave us the best look we could have ever had! The Brenda O’Brien Team put together the most professional presentation I have even seen in almost 40 years in Real Estate. Even though your lovely valley is not for us at this time, I know that you and your team will be very successful and find many dream homes for lots of lucky people. Thanks you so much for everything you did.

Ken & Joyce Knapic, Home Buyers

Rarely does someone make an impression to motivate me to actually sit down a write a letter about it. Well Carole Durkin has made such an impression. Carole is remarkable in that she is able to cover all the bases, all the time and make it look easy. Her professionalism, efficiency and natural graceful interactions are purely amazing! I’ve never seen anyone so motivated, energetic, willing and able to pull magic out of a hat as Carole has done. What she does, the way she does it you can’t learn, it comes naturally. She has a gift, she is a gift.

Kappé Rousseau & Jacqueline Mitchell, Home Buyers

BRAVO! . . . to Brenda O’Brien and Michael Lynch of the O’Brien Team at Long Realty for selling our Oro Valley house in 19 days. We had been on the market for 5 months with another Realtor with little activity. We decided to change Realtors and took a friend’s advice to call Brenda. What a great decision! We met with Brenda O’Brien and Michael Lynch and they orchestrated an amazing marketing plan that attracted many potential buyers. Their efforts resulted in a clean offer significantly above the average cost per square foot in our area. This allowed us to relocate to Colorado just in time to move into the new house we built … with no interim housing arrangements. It takes professionalism and commitment to make that happen! Simplify your Real Estate transaction – talk to Brenda and Michael

Bob & Kathy Chojnacki, Home Sellers

Michael was very helpful at every stage of the process. Questions were answered promptly. We were kept fully informed at every step which made the sale go very smoothly.

Michael & Maryfaith Fox, Home Buyers

I don’t want your customers to get false expectations, I am quite sure that most houses do not sell the day after it is listed. The fact remains, Brenda, you sold our house in one day! From our point of view you are the best Realtor in Tucson. Thank you again for your super professional work.

Lonnie & Stefanie Price, Home Sellers

We can’t thank you enough for the great job you and the O’Brien team did in marketing our house here in Sun City. We don’t know if it was due to your incredible prominence on the web, the vast resources of the Long Realty organization, or your own personal charm, but there was never a shortage of potential buyers wanting to see our house. We suspect the key to your remarkable success is not only your wealth of experience in the real estate business, but also your unfailing warmth and graciousness and the day-to-day contact you provide. Just a hunch, but we have a feeling these are probably the reasons your office seems to run so smoothly and effortlessly.

Kay & Dick Jacobs, Home Sellers

Recently had the great pleasure of working with Carol, Buyer’s agent for Brenda O’Brien, when we visited the Oro Valley area to start scouting potential retirement homes. Carol was fantastic, totally prepared, and really knows the market. She quickly honed in on exactly what we are looking for and continues to research and watch the market to find us the perfect home. If you want a very experienced, highly competent professional to help you find the right home you should definitely contact Carol and Brenda at Long Realty.

George Ball, Home Buyer

Linda with the Brenda O’Brien Team was the total best!! She was professional, thorough and paid attention to detail. Over the course of several months she took us to see many homes and was always very happy to do so. She was very patient and kind throughout the process. She is a wonderful person and now a friend.

Barbara & Mike Tupper, Home Buyers.

What is often a high stress task became truly stress free under Brenda’s guidance. Thanks to her attention to detail, knowledge and professionalism, our home sold! I’ve highly recommended her to others.

Jean Salvo, Home Seller

This past summer, my cousin and I were faced with the frightening task of selling my father’s house following his death. The house was fundamentally beautiful, and it was situated on a lovely piece of land, but it had been neglected for years, stuffed with an impossible number of belongings, and most worrisome of all, both my cousin and I live hundreds of miles away from Tucson. Brenda and her team took on this project with astonishing speed, efficiency, elegance, and grace. The entire sale was closed less than three months from the date of our signing on with the Brenda O’Brien team, and their performance in every aspect of the process was simply outstanding. I would recommend Brenda and her team, without any reservation whatsoever, to anyone who wants to enjoy a smooth, satisfying, and profitable home-selling experience. I have bought and sold a lot of real estate in my life, but Brenda is, without question, the most capable, personable, and trustworthy realtor I’ve ever met.

Barbara Hort, Ph.D. , Home Seller

Lisa did an outstanding job for us. Lisa is very thorough, does her homework, and provided us with a thorough review of the Tucson real estate market. In addition, she is one of the nicest agents we have ever dealt with. We didn’t buy anything this trip, but love Tucson and will eventually buy there—-with Lisa’s help. Lisa is a great add to your team and she will do very well for Long Realty.

Gordon & Ellie Rama, Home Buyers

Thank you VERY much to Michael! Don and I both want to say how impressed we’ve been all through this process working with you. In our 43+ years together, we’ve bought and sold many homes and worked with realtors who were good as well as really bad. You were the best and we appreciate all you’ve done and continue to do.

Don & Linda Weber, Home Buyers

We very much appreciated Michael handling the home buyer process for us. He handled the inspections and checked on house once sellers vacated. Over and above is how we see it. We are so glad we picked the Brenda O’Brien Team. Michael was awesome and so were the staff in office. We felt welcome and respected. The contacts we made from the various services we could use, told us how much they like working with O’Brien group. It’s like a big family that we are now a part of.

Cindy Roszak & Dick Munson, Home Buyers

We had an excellent experience dealing with Aspen with the Brenda O’Brien Team as our agent in buying our condo in the foothills last winter. First, she was very personable, pleasant and responsive to our needs especially dealing with her long-distance from Argentina. Thru the search process she was diligent and even though we ended up buying outside of Oro Valley and condos are not her specialty, she helped us get what we wanted. She has a more relaxed style, not pushy, so I would say she fits well specially with buyers who have a pretty good idea of what they are looking for. Aspen was also very professional and reliable dealing with the offer and closing process, again from a distance, and we communicated very well throughout the whole process.

Guillermo Madariaga, Home Buyer

We were very pleased with the professionalism shown us during the entire process of selling our home. Brenda is a very down to earth person and made the difficult task of listing and selling a house a pleasant experience. We were also very impressed with the professional way the listing appeared in a notebook showing a little about the subdivision as well as the events and opportunities within our nearby community. All questions were answered completely and thoroughly by Brenda and her office staff. Closing was explained very thoroughly and the date was set far enough in advance to allow us to adequately prepare for it. Brenda also arranged to have our Utah home closing at the same time so we were able to sell and buy at the same time. Again, thanks Brenda for a very pleasant and professional home selling experience.

David & Jeannie Rich, Home Sellers

I’d like to say thanks to Brenda O’Brien for so efficiently marketing and selling my home. After no action from a previous Realtor, and upon suggestions of friends, I turned to Brenda. She fully lived up to the recommendations of two friends who had very successful experiences with her – keeping me informed, fully advertising, open houses, giving “all out attention” and within just 31 days she had a sale! All inspections and details were well cared for, making it an easy transaction. Follow up has been so pleasant and I feel I’ve made a friend whom I’d like to recommend to anyone needing her knowledge, thoroughness and service.

Louise Brandt, Home Seller

We have bought and sold dozens of houses over the past 30 years. Working with Brenda was certainly among the best agent experiences we have had. Great ideas, creative approaches, use of professionals in marketing and constant communication made this our best real estate experience. Sold home in a few days with closing less than 30 days from listing. Recipe for success, price to market, hire Brenda!!!

Peter & Min Manns-Home Seller

We needed to sell our home quickly to claim the corporate incentives attached to our company’s relocation package. We choose Brenda because she was the top seller in Oro Valley and we were not disappointed. Our house sold in 8 days during a very slow house selling slump! Brenda suggestions to “stage” our house and her marketing strategies really made the difference. Bottom line, we couldn’t have done it without her and neither should you!!! Place your confidence in Brenda. She can sell your house!!!

David & Becky Ribble, Home Sellers

I wish to express my deepest gratitude to you and your team for selling my home. From the moment we signed the listing contract I encountered the highest professionalism, care, enthusiasm and passion in you. You sent a professional photographer. You advised me about furniture arrangement and it made a tremendous difference. My home sold within 2 days with a very good price in spite of the depressing economy. I would like to thank you and will definitely recommend Brenda highly to my friends and family members.

Bahia Farahi-Home Seller

Michael, thanks for everything. This journey was conducted over about a 5 year period with 3 visits to Tucson to look at many different properties. In the process, we visited your website several times a week to check on different trends and areas. We understand this was not a huge transaction for you guys, but your commitment, professionalism and responsiveness on details for a transaction this size was deeply appreciated by us.

David & Pam Foster, Home Buyers

Brenda was the best! She was always responsible, professional and competent. She is the best Realtor we ever dealt with and we were totally delighted with her services. We will use her on all of our Tucson real estate transactions!

Rick Tucker & Vi Kauffman, Home Sellers

Brenda is a sharp woman and spares no expense in marketing your home. She presented us with high resolution professional pics printed on thick bond paper, a video tour, high-end magazine listings, agent tours, networking and everywhere online. Any keyword will bring up Brenda’s site with your home listed. I have yet to find a better website that is so comprehensive. Our home had numerous viewings. Most were out of town buyers that found us through the various medias. Brenda calls to clarify every detail so you understand exactly what to expect in this journey. I’ve had agents supposedly working on my behalf in the past. I didn’t know what superb was until this transaction. I would clearly choose Brenda for every future real estate need. She’s the #1 agent in several categories for a reason.

Kelli Guinn-Home Seller.

From the first moment I spoke with Brenda, I was impressed with her knowledge and professionalism. She understood immediately what I was facing, and helped me every step of the way. The team of people she recommended to clean the house, make repairs and stage the home was professional, helpful and kind. Once we had it on the market, it sold in three days! In this market, no less. It truly speaks to her expertise. I cannot adequately express my gratitude for Brenda and everything she did to make this difficult time much easier. I have worked with many Realtors over the course of the last 10 years and I will say without question that she is the best, not only as a professional but as a kind and caring person. I was so lucky to have worked with her.

Karen Warlin-Home Seller

Brenda is “the Best of the Best”!!!

John & Betsy Burbank, Home Sellers

We wanted to commend Carol for the wonderful job she did helping us find our vacation home. She tirelessly made herself available during the entire search, purchase and closing process. We viewed homes for four days straight, each day she progressively narrowed down what I was looking for and provided guidance and insight. Despite her always professional demeanor, I managed to make her laugh and we had a great experience viewing the listings. Carol’s positive “can do” attitude and smile even transcended over the telephone. Our search, offer, inspections, repairs, and closing was 100% smooth with no issues. The entire staff at Long Realty was fantastic to work with. Many, many thanks!

Cliff & Winny Johnson, Home Buyers

As you know we were and are very pleased with the outcome of your efforts in selling our home. You and you team are very sophisticated and we really appreciated that. We certainly will recommend you and have done so several times already.

Donna & Yvonne, Home Sellers

Attention to detail. Ability to act quickly. Understanding the needs of the buyer. Without these three things out home purchase would not be the success it was. The Brenda O’Brien team web site is filled with great information the Brenda O’Brien Team works flawlessly together and knows all the right people to hand whatever comes up. Linda was right there from the beginning to the ends. A long distance purchase was made easy.

Karen & Gerald Bren, Home Buyers

We contacted the Brenda O’Brien Team after diligent internet research of Tucson real estate companies and their websites. Working with Linda made our quest for a home a very pleasant experience. She narrowed down our search of homes to fit the “wish list” we provided, saving us a lot of valuable time and energy. We appreciate that Linda is professional and personable. Given our unique situation involving out-of-state buyer and seller negotiations, Linda displayed remarkable patience in guiding us throughout first purchase in Tucson.

Bill & Julie Mesusan, Home Buyers

Brenda was absolutely wonderful! I appreciated her consistent communication, knowledge of the market and her expertise in handling our listing. As a Realtor myself, I have high expectations for service. Brenda was outstanding and I appreciated it! I knew that we had an expert on our side and it was very comforting. I also appreciated her encouragement to stage the vacant property. I am a huge believer in staging my listings in Oregon but it is always hard to invest the money as a seller. I know that it was money well spent because it made our patio home look incredible in the photos on her website and it attracted a buyer and a good offer right away. Thanks again, Brenda for your hard work you and your team provided. I will certainly refer anybody that may be interested in buying or selling in Tucson to you!

Dave & Carey Hughes, Home Sellers

We’ve always felt we’ve worked with good Realtors in the past — until we worked with Pat and the Brenda O’Brien team. What a wonderful surprise! Pat went above and beyond our expectations. He not only took us to many homes, he then took other family members to these homes. Pat was generous with his time, gave us good advice, much needed support and a refreshing positive attitude. We are still amazed at Pat’s outstanding problem solving skills, and how quickly he could get things accomplished. We appreciate Pat and Brenda’s honesty, professionalism, preparedness, enthusiasm and patience. You have out highest recommendations and thanks.

Keith & Marcia Riemer, Home Buyers

Linda has been wonderful! She answered all my questions while I was still living in Indiana. She helped me find the perfect house and gave me this right advice throughout my house hunting experience.

Lynn Crawford, Home Buyer

We cannot begin to thank you for your assistance in finding a house in Tucson. Fawn has been the most thorough, conscientious and kind person we had the pleasure of doing business with. She was professional, patient and very understanding of our situation. We will always be grateful.

Blasé’ & Isidora Chiarelli, Home Buyers

The Brenda O’Brien Team is tops in our book. Brenda visited our home after the unsuccessful efforts of another agency and reviewed the “selling process” that proved successful. She was complimentary about the home and suggested minor changes to make the home more inviting. When she received an offer she reached us halfway around the world in New Zealand. It was only a 30 minute phone call that an agreement was met and a few weeks later…a closing. Now it doesn’t get any better than that!

Bill & Christine Durboraw, Home Sellers

We just closed on a property in Northwest Tucson. Fawn spent countless hours driving us around to familiarize us with the various areas in Tucson. We so enjoyed spending time with Fawn, and her knowledge of the city was second-to-none. By the time we saw the house that we ended up purchasing, we knew we were making a good and informed decision. You could not have a better representative, and we would not hesitate to recommend her services to anyone looking for property in Tucson.

David & Edie Evans, Home Buyers

It was out pleasure to have Michael as our Realtor. He helped us make our way through the maze of all the rules and regulations to a very successful conclusion. Thanks to Michael and the Brenda O’Brien team. We made the purchase of our dreams. Your team is tops!

Armour Anderson, Home Buyer

Just wanted to say that our home buying experience was the best yet! Michael did exactly what we asked him to do and it all went very smoothly.

Bob & Lisa Kirsch, Home Buyers

We have been so pleased with your support, guidance and attention to detail over the past several months. Buying a home can be a trying experience, particularly so when attempting to do so from two thousand miles away. We extend thanks to Brenda and the entire team. What we appreciate most is the professionalism you exhibited throughout the process. Thank you again for all you have done to help us find our perfect Tucson home.

Tereasa & Brian Corcoran, Home Buyers

We have been working with Martha over the past year in hopes of finding our retirement home in Tucson. She is without a doubt one of the most thorough, conscientious and kind realtors we have ever been affiliated with. Not only does she take a totally professional approach but she cares and listens which is a rare quality in this market. She is assertive, has integrity and knows how to pick locations and properties that fit our needs and is a pleasure to deal with in every possible respect. Bottom line, she is an amazing lady both professionally and personally and we loved dealing with her. She is the only realtor we have ever worked with who follows up consistently and constantly checks in to make sure our needs are met. Her level of total service is above and beyond any expectations we had when we began the process. She is a class act!

Jim & Carol Cook, Home Buyers

Our family recently had to relocate from Toronto to Tucson. Because neither my wife nor I were U.S. citizens, nor had our social security numbers yet, the process was very complicated. In addition to these complications, we had the added burden of purchasing our home from a relocation company that was very aggressive in their negotiations. I’ve purchase and sold three homes now and I’ve never had a real estate agent work so hard to get a deal done. Martha helped us arrange financing through Long Mortgage and worked diligently to help rush a closing so that our family could move directly from Toronto into a new home. Thank you Martha for having the patience to deal with a family under pressure and help us successfully navigate all the hurdles that came up.

Grant Roberts, Home Buyer

I wanted to take a minute and thank you for your professional and immeasurable assistance in our recent acquisition of our new Tucson home. Linda was very professional and helped to guide us through the market and the processes. I have been in the brokerage business myself for 20 years, and I can speak from experience, when I recommend Linda and the Brenda O’Brien team as your real estate professionals.

Robert Douglas, Home Buyer

When I decided to sell my home in, I knew that I would need a Realtor that knew the area and you came to mind. Because I had already moved to my new home, I wanted to sell as soon as possible. When neighbors and friends found out that we listed our home on April 9 and the property closed on May 12, they were in awe. I feel you priced it right and you had complete knowledge of the area. Some of my neighbors still cannot believe it all happened so fast. It has been such a pleasure working with you and I would not hesitate one second to recommend you to anyone selling their home.

Many Ann Rombough, Home Seller

Thank you so much for routing us to your team member, Linda. Not only is she a fantastic Realtor, she is a lovely person. It was a perfect match for us. From start to finish Linda was a consummate professional! I cannot think of a single item that was overlooked. In addition, every single one of the businesses or services Long Realty and Linda referred us to have exceeded our expectations.

Susan Swanberg & Richard Wood, Home Buyers

We made the right choice not only in choosing a home but with choosing our Realtor. Our condo in Wickenburg sold in nine days and we had to move in less than a month. Talk about stress! Linda worked long and hard to make that a reality for us. She went the “extra mile” to meet our needs. She is highly professional with a warm, friendly and understanding manner. We certainly will refer to Linda and will definitely recommend others to contact her and the Brenda O’Brien team.

Chuck & Clancy Culp, Home Buyers

The sale of our casita went pretty quickly, didn’t it!?!?. We liked the personal attention, showing feedbacks, phone calls and emails we received from you during the time our home was listed for sale. You took a personal interest in selling our home for us. Thanks for all your help.

Jeff & Laurie Sherburne, Home Sellers

Connie and I thank you and your team for making our long distance search and purchase a most positive experience. Linda – you’re a gem and Brenda you are to be commended for recruiting Linda for your team. As Connie (an attorney) always says “there’s no worse client than another attorney”. I suppose the same can be said when a realtor ends up with another realtor for a client – as was our case. Linda, you displayed amazing patience with me as I questioned and discovered the differences in real estate practice from Pennsylvania to Arizona. But as they say, “imitation is the most sincere form of flattery” and I certainly left our home buying experience with several new ideas to incorporate into my business here in Pennsylvania. The whole process from start to finish was handled professionally and efficiently – including the support from your affiliated mortgage and settlement companies. Thanks for coordinating and attending the inspections on our behalf and for connecting us with the many services that helped make our move and now our absentee ownership possible. To steal a phrase from someone much younger, “You Guys ROCK!!”.

Guy & Connie Brunt, Home Buyers

We commend Brenda and Pat on a wonderful job done in the sale of our home. Right in the middle of the lender trauma when things were down, Brenda managed to sell our home at a nice price. She can get the job done in good times and bad times. We will use her again and again.

Jerry & Vicky Parks, Home Sellers

We can’t image having a better group of professionals than Brenda O’Brien’s team working for us during these adverse market times. Every negative event possible came at us but she just plowed in harder and beat all the others. Thanks for pulling us through with amazing results compared to the averages in these times.

Jim & Helen Wudel, Home Sellers

We are writing to express our heartfelt gratitude to Linda with the Brenda O’Brien Team for being such a tremendous real estate agent. Without her help and expertise, we would not be the proud owners of the home of our dreams in Marana, Arizona. Everything that goes with finding and buying a house – from beginning to end – was impeccably handled. And the most remarkable part of our relationship was we gave less than one week to help us find exactly what we were looking for. We were impressed with your ability and are forever grateful that we found you.

Don & Elaine Brown, Home Buyers

Thanks to the Brenda O’Brien Team for finding up the perfect home in the perfect community. Thanks to Linda for being there for us whenever we needed her, she listened to our needs. She helped us refine our expectations and found several homes to fit our desires. Everything was handled professionally and timely. Your service is exceptional and we would highly recommend Linda and the Brenda O’Brien team.

Michael & Joan Finnerty, Home Buyers

Paula and I wish to thank you for the extraordinary help that you gave to us in finding our second home in Tucson. Not only are you extremely knowledgeable about the Tucson real estate market but you are a true gentleman. You never pushed us to buy any of the homes that we looked at. The final decision was ours and ours alone. Your approach to selling real estate is dramatically different than what we are used to seeing in Chicago. The entire process was a pleasure from start to finish and was most appreciated by us. It is no surprise that you, Brenda and your team have been so successful in the Tucson housing market. In addition we have never seen a better website than Brenda O’Brien.com. It is far more that a listing of homes for sale. Thanks again for all of your expert advice and patience.

Ed & Paula Golden, Home Buyers

Brenda was on top of her game and saw the sale of our home through to the end. It was the most difficult of circumstances surrounding this transaction …from market conditions to the buyers’ demands. We are so fortunate that Brenda was there every step of the way. Though we have now moved out of AZ, we recommend Brenda and her team highly. She will take care of you from beginning to end. Not only did our home sell, we feel we walked away gaining a friend.

John & Sharon MacGorman, Home Sellers

We are extremely pleased with your service and the ease with which you made our transition to the new home in Oro Valley. We previously contacted two Tucson realtors prior to calling in the “O’Brien Team” and their efforts were non-productive virtually fruitless compared to “Brenda and Brenda”. Although this deal was done via long distance all actions were performed crisply and professionally. Well done ladies. If we can ever be of assistance to you, do not hesitate to contact us. Well Done.

Sandy & Roy Varner, Home Buyers

Working with Brenda was a pleasure. She had all the answers and followed through on all the services necessary. I have been buying and selling properties all my life and the quality of service from Brenda is the best there is.

Harry Whyel , Home Seller

We found the Brenda O’Brien team to be very caring and professional. Our initial contact was Brenda’s web site. She called back immediately and was very helpful and knowledgeable about Tucson/Oro Valley area. Her entire team including her husband, Pat, was very helpful with referrals including a mortgage lender and other services. We would not hesitate to recommend Brenda and her entire team to my friends or anyone! They are the best!!

Bob & Mary Fortmeier, Home Buyer

Brenda did an outstanding job in marketing and selling our house in this difficult seller’s market. Her web site is by far the best we have seen and indeed we sold to an out-of-town buyer. Brenda made the process very easy for us and we were always kept well informed. If we ever have to buy or sell another house in Tucson there won’t be any decision to make concerning who we choose as a Realtor – it will be Brenda O’Brien and her team!

Bob & Laurie Huxsol, Home Sellers

We just employed Brenda to represent us as Buyers, for the second time. Brenda once again, demonstrated superior skills and professionalism. She is the best real estate professional we have encountered, and we have done a number of transactions over the years. She is knowledgeable, assertive and tactful. During this last transaction she saved us several thousand dollars by shrewdly negotiating. We strongly recommend Brenda.

Jim & JoAnn Greene, Home Buyers

We were very lucky to find the Brenda O’Brien team during our internet search for a good place to retire. From the beginning, with email and personal contact, O’Brien team members provided us with truthful and helpful information about the Tucson area. Pat O’Brien was very understanding and helpful as we struggled with finding a perfect retirement home; it was a pleasure working with him. We strongly recommend this outstanding, professional tea for all of your real estate needs.

Richard & Grace Wilkins, Home Buyers

Working with Brenda O’Brien has been a delight. Her skill and efficiency made buying a house effortless. I would select Brenda in the future and recommend her team for a job well done.

Joan Kamrowski, Home Buyer

Brenda did an outstanding job of advertising our home in all the appropriate places. She listened to what we expected regarding showing our home. She was personally responsible in arranging and showing our home that resulted in sale. 18 days from sales contract to closing!

Don Dvorak & Donna Berg, Home Sellers

Simply put…Brenda is, by far, the best Realtor we have ever worked with! From the listing to the “sold sign” she delivered professionalism and ethics. We will recommend her services every chance we get. We can’t thank you enough Brenda.

Scott Stanberry, President, Summit Financial Services, Inc. ,Home Seller

Now that we’ve finally set up our new 2nd home in Marana at Sky Ranch, I wanted to take a few minutes to tell you both how much we appreciated your help with our home search and also with selling our condo at Vistoso in Oro Valley .From the moment we met Wilda last January, we knew that we had made the right choice to use the Brenda O’Brien team. After dealing with a snowstorm in Chicago that changed our arrival day/time, we were impressed by how quickly/professionally Wilda was able to readjust her schedule and set up the appointments for us to look at homes that weekend. We immediately felt at ease with Wilda, and she was even able to win over our teenage son, who was not happy about having to take the trip in the first place! Wilda had done a lot of work preparing for our visit, and researched various areas for us to visit. Her knowledge of the housing market, and the area was impressive. Wilda was able to help us throughout the process of selecting our home, working with the builder, and ultimately through the closing of the home. She was especially helpful as we were doing all this long distance, and she became our local “eyes & ears” for us as the house was being built. We especially appreciated her sending us pictures one day that showed the house in process, so we could see how everything was coming along. As far as selling our condo in Vistoso, I was very comfortable that Brenda O’Brien, and her team, knew the market and could appropriately list and ultimately help us sell our condo. Thank you for all that you two have done for us this past year, and please convey our appreciation to all those on your team, who worked behind the scenes to make sure everything went well with our sale & purchase. We’d be happy to serve as satisfied customer references for you anytime!

Mark & Linda Berney, Home Buyers and Sellers

It’s been just over a month since we closed escrow on our new home. I did want to take a minute to thank you again the fantastic job that you and your team did for our family. I think it warrants special consideration due to my background. I have been a manager for a Mortgage Banking Company for nearly 20 years, and have personally closed nearly 4000 real estate transactions. More than anyone, I know what is really “above and beyond”. I can honestly say that in my business I have dealt with many, many different Realtors, and you and your team rank among the best I have ever seen.

Greg & Cindy Brooks, Home Buyers

When we decided to move to Tucson, I started searching the internet for information. Lucky for us, I came across the Brenda O’Brien website (www.BrendaSellsTucson.com). I was immediately impressed with the thorough information and its user friendly format. After talking with Brenda on the phone, I knew we wanted to work with “the team”. She provided us with listings immediately. When my daughter and I came to Tucson, we met with Wilda. She is a warm and caring person who made us feel at ease and comfortable right away. I knew we were in good hands. From start to finish, Wilda took care of everything. She was diligent in handling every detail. She stayed in constant communication; I never had to follow up on anything. She took the worry and stress out of the whole process. It was such a pleasure working with her! The service we received from Wilda and the team far exceeded my expectations. It was the best real estate experience we’ve ever had. I will not hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking to buy or sell a home in Tucson. If you’re ready to choose a Realtor, call them now, you won’t be disappointed.

Gloria and Louis Seavitt, Home Buyers

Brenda O’Brien is a consummate real estate professional. For several years, she e-mailed to me residential listed properties for sale in the Tucson area. After finally making a decision to purchase, I flew to Tucson from Minneapolis and met with Brenda. She had arranged to view properties with me over a long weekend. I made an offer on a home which ideally suited my desires. Brenda skillfully and efficiently coordinated the closing by mail and internet. She and her team have my strongest recommendation.

Glenn Kessel, Home Buyer

Pat was great! Even though we were buying a new home, it was reassuring to have someone else on “our side”. And, several times he went above and beyond the call of duty, such as when he volunteered to pick the granite slab for the kitchen countertops while we were back home in Connecticut. Thanks for everything!

Susan and Paul Stillman, Home Buyers

Wilda worked to represent us as Buyers. From start to finish she was very professional. She found us a beautiful home in Oro Valley near an excellent school and helped to make our move from Phoenix seamless. We couldn’t have done it without her. Thank you, Wilda, you were awesome!

McCoy Family, Home Buyers

Wilda was recommended to us by our son and daughter-in-law. She found them a lovely home in just a few short days before their transfer from RI to AZ and in their price range. She found our home in 1 day within our price range and took care of every little detail that was involved. We certainly appreciate the Brenda O’Brien Team, especially Wilda for all her guidance.

Robert & Karen Woodall, Home Buyers

Many thanks to the “Brenda O’Brien Team”. Wilda, who worked with us as Buyers, was very efficient, knowledgeable, professional, friendly, well acquainted with Oro Valley and found us the perfect home. Thank you again. By the way- we recommended you today! Keep up the fine work!

Jody & Steve Conklin, Home Buyers

We cannot begin to thank you for your assistance in finding a house in Tucson. Fawn has been the most thorough, conscientious and kind person weBrenda & Wilda understood our specific aspects of a vacation home we were looking for. They did not waste our time looking at houses that did not fit us. The first house we saw we loved. While we did look at others, the idea of “love at first sight” was the right one for us. After the contract was signed, they continued to provide quality and personal service right up through the closing. It was a great experience and we would certainly use them again if needed and will refer them to others.

Ann & David Marks, Home Buyers.

Brenda did a great job of selling our home. From start to finish she was very professional. We chose Brenda to represent us in our sale because she was the first Realtor we met that recognized what a great neighborhood we live in and priced homes to maximize their value for the Seller. Thanks again for making our sale a “smooth sail”.

Terry & Thea Schultz

I must first tell you, I found your website by googling Tucson Real Estate in Cleveland, Ohio. I assumed I’d get some information and find a Realtor once I got to Tucson. But from the first phone call, Wilda’s professionalism and knowledge got my attention. We met with Wilda on our first visit to Tucson while we were still exploring the idea of moving here. She spent a very full day with us showing homes that were exactly in the range and type of neighborhood I’d hoped for. She also gave us valuable information regarding locations of schools, parks, restaurants, shopping, etc. We made one more trip after that and my 7 year old daughter and myself spent the day with Wilda again. She took me all over to the areas I requested and provided more excellent information. She was extremely patient and went out of her way to make this day fun for my daughter…After this trip we decided for sure we wanted to move to Tucson. The process for us was stressful as we needed to sell our home in Ohio before we could buy a home in Tucson…Wilda stayed with us and always remained in contact while we were in Ohio waiting for our home to sell. I would HIGHLY recommend Wilda and the Brenda O’Brien Team to anyone relocating to Tucson. And if we ever decided to move again (hopefully not soon), we would definitely call your office!!!

Susan and Kelly Thompson, Home Buyers

We just wanted to let you know that our experience looking for properties with Crystal was outstanding. She listened to our requirements as we had outlined them over the internet and was very well prepared to focus on what we had described. As it turned out, I had failed to tell her that we had two big dogs which needed to be accommodated in any property we bought. But once we got there and she learned of this, she adjusted and had us looking at appropriate homes during the day we were there. Crystal impressed us as prepared, competent and enjoyable to be with. We were impressed with Crystal to the point of saying that it was the best experience we have yet had with a Realtor. And we have bought and/or sold together over 15 properties from Michigan to Hawaii. Anyway we just wanted to congratulate you on the fine job you all do and especially on how much we appreciated Crystal.

Jim & Jody Campbell, Home Buyers

Wilda made our buying experience one of the best we have ever had. Thanks for your patience and guidance.

Mary & Jim Schell, Home Buyers

Wilda helped us tremendously in buying a home in Tucson in 10 days. Her in-depth knowledge, her organized way of work, her attention to details and more importantly, her sharing with us all the facts about the homes that she showed us, are just a few qualities that made us trust her judgement 100%.

Mahnaz & Mahrouz Fahim-Nader, Home Buyers

What a wonderful, stress-free visit we had with Crystal. She is personable, knowledgeable and I wish all Realtors were like that. We were impressed. Your team is outstanding!

Karen Snyder and Kathy Branchik, Home Buyers

Thank you so much for making our home buying such a great experience. Wilda followed up on all of our request and when we flew to Tucson she had the homes lined up for us to see. We looked and made an offer and closed all within 30 days. And all from long distance form Alaska with the exception of our quick trip. Wilda is not only a great representative of the O’Brien Team, but she made it personal and it felt as we were good friends from the start. We have moved throughout the US but you office and Wilda made it our best move and home buying experience ever!

Gary & Margo Danielson, Home Buyers

Upon the initial meeting with Brenda and reviewing the possible listing of our home, we were pleasantly surprised with the listing price she suggested. Furthermore, we were happy to see her confidence and enthusiasm when she stated she could see it quickly. And she did, 4 days later! She and her team followed the sale to its closing in a very professional and astute manor even after hitting a few “speed Bumps” that needed to be worked out. We are very happy with the expertise of Brenda and her team. We will definitely call upon Brenda for any future real estate needs and sincerely would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone.

Ron and Connie Carpenter, Home Sellers

I am glad that I chose Brenda O’Brien to handle the sale of my home. Everything went very smoothly. Brenda was completely professional and never failed to answer any question that I had. She is a top-notch Realtor in every aspect and she is a pleasure to work with.

Lori Peterson, Home Seller

Given the fact that I had never met Pat personally and I am a couple thousand miles from Tucson, the entire home purchase could not have gone smoother. The market was moving so quickly I am convinced that we would not own property in Tucson if not for Pat’s expertise.

John Kurhajec, Home Buyer

Our search for a vacation home in Arizona was difficult in how fast properties were selling, usually with multiple offers. Working with Brenda, and also with Wilda, we felt we got on the inside track, as their knowledge of Tucson properties and their energy really made a difference. When the right place became available, Brenda led us through the process quickly and professionally. I must say that it takes someone who is really “in the market” to make things happen, and Brenda, Wilda, and the Long Realty are the best in Tucson.

Robert & Vicki Hersman, Home Buyers

The O’Brien Team was a delight to work with. We are from New York and found Brenda on the web. My first contact was a call back from Wilda. She was easy to talk to and had everything arranged when we arrived in Tucson. Crystal took us to see many interesting properties but, on our last day in Tucson, Crystal became ill and it was Wilda who took over. Wilda showed us several properties, and then we saw one we fell in love with. The following morning we headed back to NY and it was Wilda who handled everything. She looked out for our interests and we are now homeowners in Arizona. I can’t say enough about the efficient way every aspect of our home buying experience was. They were GREAT.

Joanne & Gino Zizzo, Home Buyers

When we began our plans to move from the San Francisco area to Tucson, we used the internet to find a Realtor. The Brenda O’Brien website was the one we chose due to its friendly and thorough format. After emailing and speaking with Pat, we chose the Brenda O’Brien Team to assist us in finding a home in Oro Valley. Pat was excellent, Brenda was very helpful and professional. We will always be grateful for the quality service. We love our home.

Jon & Catherine Skaug, Home Buyers

Brenda was the third REALTOR I worked with. The moment I met her, I knew she was special and that she would sell my place…she did. I found Brenda passionate about her profession and also a wonderful, caring human being, Her abilities and awareness were reassuring as she came alongside me throughout the process of selling my home. I felt supported in every way possible, she gave me encouragement and confidence. If you are familiar with Tucson artist Diana Madaras…Brenda is the Tucson Real Estate what Diana Madaras is to Tucson art – colorful, creative, expressive, profession and beautiful. I will always be grateful to Brenda and her staff. I feel blessed to have worked with them.

Lyn Nelson, Home Seller

We moved from Florida to Arizona and figured it was going to be difficult, but the Brenda O’Brien team helped us in every way, from the great informative web site to keeping us to date on the market, etc. Wilda would always make time for us when we would come to town in search for a home. She was so professional, informative about the area, and most of all, made one feel comfortable. She made our home buying seem very smooth, even when sticky situations arose. Thank you for the opportunity to share our positive experience.

Jack & Dee Berchiatti – Home Buyers

The Brenda O’Brien Team was terrific to work with. Pat found us a beautiful home in Tucson that was exactly what we were looking for. Despite the fact that we were relocating from the East Coast and could not be present for the negotiations and closing, Pat acted in our behalf and closely protected our interests in our absence. He worked closely with our realty company in Virginia to ensure that the selling and buying process proceeded as smoothly as possible. It is because of the highly professional, yet personal and caring attention that the Brenda O’Brien team afforded us that we hold them in the highest regard and highly recommend their services.

Jason & Susan Otto – Home Buyers

Pat O’Brien did a great job streamlining and expediting our purchase of a home in Canada Hills. He acted quickly and responsively to put the deal together in a very short period of time. We are very grateful.

Rick Tucker & Vi Kauffman – Home Buyers

At our first meeting, we immediately felt so at ease. You radiate the knowledge, confidence and professionalism for success. You couldn’t get any more dynamic than you already are. We are so happy that we worked with you – Top job. We certainly would recommend you to future clients.

Paul & Linda Hesser – Home Sellers

Your services were very professional and we felt your communication with us was excellent. We have very very positive thoughts about the Brenda O’Brien Team and the Long Realty Team.

John & Carol Witt, Home Buyers

Brenda & her team was a pleasure to work with. They answered all of our questions and continuously kept us informed during the home buying process. Brenda and her team are true professionals and they exceeded all of our expectations. It is evident that the Brenda O’Brien Team is committed to incredible customer service before and after the closing. Thanks Brenda, Kelley & Wilda!!

Brian & Christine Sterrett, Home Buyers

Brenda grasped my objective and was a provider of information spanning over a year in time. I initially contacted several agents, and narrowed the list down to two, and then there was Brenda, who was quickly identified as being my number one choice to represent me. As expected, her performance was flawless. I respect, appreciate, and have learned from Brenda’s professionalism, and attention to detail.

Rick Brunette, Home Buyer

We were very pleased with our experience with Brenda. From the first time I contacted Brenda on the internet she was always responsive. She handled the negotiations professionally and with care. And she was very thorough and attentive to detail. We have already recommended Brenda to a couple we found looking at the development where we bought, and we would enthusiastically recommend her to others. We have done a number of residential real estate transactions over the years, and Brenda was the most knowledgeable and conscientious broker we have worked with.

Jim & JoAnn Greene, Home Buyers

Brenda is the Best! Efficient, patient and knowledgeable. A pleasure to work with.

James Sweeney, Home Seller

We have bought and sold several homes over the years. A friend referred Brenda O’Brien to us. Of all the Realtors we have dealt with, Brenda is the most professional, positive, knowledgeable and helpful Realtor we have ever encountered. We were in one state and the house we were selling was 1300 miles away. Brenda handled everything with ease. She kept us well informed from beginning to end. The entire process was accomplished in a very professional and expeditious manner. You can be assured we will refer your agency at every opportunity. Thanks again Brenda for an outstanding job.

John & Brenda Mattingly, Home Sellers

I found the Brenda O’Brien website through a search and Wilda called me back the day I contacted them. She was great throughout the entire process of buying our home in Oro Valley long distance from Ohio. Wilda makes you feel confident in the whole home buying experience and made it easier than I could have hoped. She is wonderful!!

Susan Elliott, Home Buyer

Now that we are settled in our new home, we want you to know how much we appreciate all that you and your staff did for us to get to this point. We certainly will recommend you to anyone we know who is interested in home buying in the area. Everything from the home listings that were sent to us over the Internet to all the little things like the postcards with interesting things to do and see in the Tucson area. It all made us feel welcome and that you were really interested in helping us relocate. Wilda went above and beyond with us. Never flinched when we requested anything. Never batted an eye when we suddenly changed our home style and location requests one day. Wilda was always there for us, cool, calm, serene. She was outstanding. You and your staff really made the home search and buying experience enjoyable.

Beverly & Robert Jones, Home Buyers

Here we were in Nevada but with the constant help thru fax and telephone calls the O’Briens were the best. Pat found our dream home for us when we came out for a week to look. He made the negotiation and paperwork go smoothly, coordinating with the sale of our Nevada home so we could move right in here. If you are looking for the “best” go with the Brenda O’Brien Team. We have been in our new home for two months and everyday we just can’t believe we are in this beautiful home. Thanks again.

Tom & Jan Cleary, Home Buyers

I had a short time frame to sell my home. A friend recommended Brenda and she came with a plan of action. Not only did she put my home on the market – she “marketed” my home. She did all she said she was going to do and more. I highly recommend her and her team.

Mary Korsak-Harris, Home Seller

My wife and I cannot say enough about Brenda O’Brien and her “Team” regarding how smoothly they brought our real estate transaction in Tucson to fruition. We live in Michigan but have had a condo in Tucson for several years. We decided we wanted to sell the condo and purchase a home. Through Brenda’s expertise and diligence, (does she ever take time off!?), we were successful in selling our condo and buying a beautiful retirement dream home in Tucson. I was able to close on both properties within one hour at the same office with Brenda by my side – she made it happen! I don’t believe we have ever dealt with a more conscientious, professional. Brenda’s Team would be the only Realtor we’ll recommend.

Dr. Robert & Suzanne Payne, Home Buyers & Home Sellers

Wilda was the first contact I had with Long Realty, and it was because of her care and professionalism that I decided to work with Long Realty. She was absolutely wonderful in working with me to find a home in Tucson. Wilda is highly professional, responsive to client needs and it is because of her diligence that I had such a positive experience. Wilda identified my needs by telephone, and was waiting on my arrival in Tucson to show me potential properties. Once an offer had been made, she worked tirelessly coordinating the endless details related to home inspection, termite inspections, heating and air inspections, pool inspection, organizing workmen, and the myriad of details needed to ascertain the soundness of this investment and the home ready to be occupied. Having Wilda made the process of buying a home long distance a pleasure and I remain grateful to her. Long Realty is fortunate to have an agent of her caliber. Her kindness was exceptional and I am thrilled with the home which I purchased. Wilda found me a dream home that was beyond my hopes and expectations.

Jamie Brodie, Home Buyer

We were exceptionally pleased with the excellent Real Estate service that Wilda provided. Buying our house “long-distance” was a breeze thanks to Wilda’s attention to every detail. She was always very patient while answering all of our questions and eager to go the extra mile to assist us.

Christine & Andrew Kress, Home Buyers

We indeed enjoyed working with Brenda. She listened to our needs & desires. Then she and Pat did lots of homework, showed us examples of what we requested and found a house we really felt we could make a home. Every detail was done on time and Brenda’s personality makes me feel I can call about any question in the future. Thanks Brenda.

Dave & Nancy Jones, Home Buyers

It is hard to believe that almost a year ago Marcie and I met with you in the hope of relocating to Tucson and finding our “dream home”. From that very first day, we never doubted who you represented, which was with great comfort, considering our undertaking from the frozen tundra of the Northeast. We greatly appreciate the e-newsletters, digital postcards, and all of the “extra touches”. Thank you for making the stressful tasks of home building and buying a pleasurable experience. We wish you and your talented team much success in your Real Estate endeavors and would gladly (and highly) recommend your services.

Joseph & Marcia Kilrain, Home Buyers

Exceptional service from a true professional, Brenda!

Gloria Engle-Hann, Home Seller

The services provided by Brenda, Pat and the rest of the team could not have been better. In addition to the valuable guidance they provided, they were always warm, personable, and caring. After the closing, they continued to be there to answer any questions we had, and to make our transition easier. We are impressed with the effort it took to provide such service and the genuineness of the people who rendered it.

Jonathan and Lois Pasternak, Home Buyers

It was a pleasure to deal with Pat and Brenda O’Brien in the recent purchase of our house in Tucson. They were recommended to us by a friend and we know why. Pat was extremely patient with us as we made multiple trips to Tucson narrowing down our search to the specific area we liked. He was a good coach – not a sales guy – and always made the most of our time together. Pat and Brenda are both real pro’s. We appreciated the depth of their support structure, their follow through and personal dedication to getting the job done for us.

Hal & Linda Ross, Home Buyers

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, look no further than Brenda. She is truly wonderful. She continuously goes above and beyond the normal call of duty to give the absolute finest service available. Reflecting back on our transactions, we realize how awe-inspiring her accomplishments for us were.

Jim & Cheryl Jones, Home Buyers & Home Sellers

We would like to express our sincere appreciation for the services of you and your team in the purchase of our new home. We were impressed with the quality of the Brenda O’Brien Team and Long Realty from the beginning, you definitely made the whole process run smoothly from start to finish. In the future, the Brenda O’Brien Team will always be our first choice when it comes to selling or purchasing our next home. Thank you again for the excellent service, we look forward to working with you in the future. Rest assured we will refer your services at every opportunity.

Farrah & JW Giurato, Home Buyers

Brenda & Pat were wonderful to work with. They were both very professional and knowledgeable. Brenda was extremely helpful. She had great insight into the homes in our market range and her area of sale. I have already recommended friends to her. She came highly recommended from a dear friend who sells real estate in Minnesota. I said I wanted the best and she exceeded my expectations.

Jim Weinmeyer, Home Buyer

We couldn’t have had a better agent representing us. Brenda was open, honest, helpful and kept us informed and up to the minute on other comparable sales. We were confident we knew the market from her frequent postings.

Sharon and Stan Tirrell, Home Sellers

Brenda did a fantastic job of putting together a deal for us in three days! We signed papers, left the state and escrow closed without a hitch, in 30 days. Even though we were out of state, everything was handled professionally, with great attention to detail and we never had to worry about a thing. Brenda was terrific!

Jackie & Jim Flowers, Home Buyers

The Brenda O’Brien Team is fantastic to work with. Wilda was our main contact since we were buying our first house. She was extremely professional and knowledgeable, and was a delight to work with. We will definitely recommend The Brenda O’Brien Team! In fact, we already have!

Sarah Longstaff and Karl Haller, Home Buyers

Best real estate experience we ever had! We have, combined, probably had about 10 real estate “experiences” (buying and selling) in our lives. You are far and away, the most professional, competent, and just plain nice people either of us have ever worked with on real estate matters.

Anji Siegel & Richard Verlaque, Home Buyers

We would recommend Brenda anytime. I was on vacation and needed work fast. Everything was timely and without any frustration.

Jerry & Arla Hop, Home Sellers

Having Brenda handle the sale of our home made it a happy experience instead of a trial. She and her team handled the details with dispatch and clarity, always keeping us informed on developments. We recommend Brenda highly as a Realtor.

Bob and Arlene Hitz, Home Sellers

Long Realty was referred to us by a friend who had dealt with the Brenda O’Brien Team. While in New Orleans we contacted Wilda and immediately received a package of information on Tucson. Brenda & Wilda provided all the necessary information and time to help us find the right house.

Ismael & Kate DeLa Rosa, Home Buyers

Over the course of thirty-odd years of buying homes we have dealt with a number of Realtors in both Canada and the U.S., and clearly Brenda and her team set the standard against which the rest must be measured. Not knowing anyone in Tucson, we sourced Brenda via the internet, where we were immediately impressed by her obvious Internet-saviness. From our first telephone call and first meeting, we found that Brenda is exactly as she presents herself; friendly, positive, energetic, and – very important in a top -flight realtor – an excellent listener. When we located the condo we wanted ( and it was very quickly) her support through the negotiating and closing period was terrific. She never “let go” of us until the deal was finished, all the snags were un-snagged, and we were actually there to take the keys. When she promised to do something, she ALWAYS delivered. She gave excellent advice during negotiations. We can’t say enough good thing about Brenda O’Brien. She’s the absolute best and a credit to Realtors.

John and Janis Barr, Home Buyers

Long Realty is the biggest real estate agency in Arizona. If you don’t believe it, just ask them to show you the figures! Sometimes the biggest isn’t always the best. Brenda convinced us that SHE is the Best of the Biggest! A friend referred Brenda to us and for that we’re very grateful! If it weren’t for Brenda, this deal would probably not have gone through!

Jeff & Lori Quilici, Home Buyers

Brenda O’Brien and her team did a great job even after the sale. Brenda and her “crew” do far more than any buyer can normally expect. Even after the sale is consummated.

Kenneth Karol, Home Buyer

The Brenda O’Brien Team is experienced, knowledgeable and truly make the buying & selling a home in the Tucson area a delight. I have and will recommend and use Brenda for any real estate transaction in the future.

Colleen Smith, Home Buyer & Seller

Brenda is patient. If clients are nervous and are not familiar with the home buying and selling experience, she patiently walks them through the intimidating process. I ended the experience with feeling of peace. My thanks to Brenda. We’ll do it again someday.

Paul & Peg DeVries, Home buyers & Sellers

The whole Experience with the Brenda O’Brien team was a pleasure with one upside surprise atop another. Thoroughness, timeliness and tenacity sum up what makes them a breed apart. As we searched for the right home for us, The O’Briens never wavered or displayed any frustration…always finding another “dream” home for us until we found the right one together.

Dave & Denise Kilbury, Home Buyers

It was truly a pleasure dealing with Brenda O’Brien during our recent purchase. She was a bundle of energy, enthusiasm and niceness. As a real estate agent myself, I knew we would buy a home from you – I was very comfortable with your professionalism and caring. Next we were truly amazed with your follow-up. We appreciated your assistance throughout the whole transaction and after. Brenda is definitely a dynamo and I will send you every referral possible —you made it happen.

Janet & Peter McLean, Home Buyers

We have never worked with a realtor who is so personable and professional. Brenda and her staff truly listened to what we wanted and helped us find it, even making the process fun! When presenting our offer, she proved she was the ultimate negotiator! Thanks, Brenda!

Dennis & Carol Bruyere, Home Buyers

Brenda managed the sale of our rental property professionally and efficiently. Her extra effort and negotiating skills were instrumental in closing the transaction with our buyer. She was always in communication with us. We wouldn’t hesitate a moment to recommend Brenda to anyone wishing to sell their home.

Garry & Sue Lemos, Home Sellers

We were just blown away by Brenda’s total professionalism and generosity on our visit with her. We’ve never seen such thorough preparation and command of one’s profession as Brenda displayed and we have been around with many, many agents in the past.

Dean & Christi Bradshaw, Home Buyers

We want to thank Brenda for the super service she rendered in the sale of our home. Brenda handled herself in a very professional way, with dedication, and always friendly.

Bill and Jan Kern, Home Sellers

As first time home sellers we relied heavily on Brenda’s expertise and in all ways she exceeded our expectations. I have already recommended Brenda to many of our friends. When we are ready to sell our next home, we plan on calling Brenda.

John and Carolyn Blair, Home Sellers

We have already begun recommending Brenda to other prospective buyers. Breezy, candid and direct, Brenda did her homework and truly represented our best interests. We found her to be personable, knowledgeable and professional.

Matt and Liz Kelly, Home Buyers

Moving, whether cross country or across the street, is always a traumatic time for anyone. Brenda made this particular cross country move as pleasant and as easy as it could be. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a professional agent to assist them.

Jean Fortino, Home Buyer

Brenda and her sales team are knowledgeable, diligent and dedicated real estate professionals. The quality of service that Brenda and her team provided in finding the perfect home for us was top-notch. They love their work and it shows. Working with them has mattered a great deal.

Paul & Janice Schmidt, Home Buyers

We interviewed agents from three companies – Brenda was (is) head and shoulders better than the other two agents. I’ve had bad experience with real estate agents in the past. Brenda showed another kind of agent. She knew the property, anticipated our needs and was very professional.

Brindley, Home Seller

We would unhesitatingly recommend Brenda’s services to others who are considering buying or selling a home. The entire process was accomplished in a most professional and pleasant manner. Because Brenda is so competent, the whole process seemed too good to be true!

Arlin & Marilyn Albrecht, Home Buyers

Brenda has been wonderful to work with in every way. She stays right on top of every detail and keeps things working smoothly. She is the best Realtor we ever had! We highly recommend her!!

Bob & Gail Tefft, Home Sellers and Buyers

We consider the day we met Brenda an incredible stroke of luck! When we were ready to buy a house in Tucson, Brenda made finding the right property as easy as turning on our computer. She stayed on top of every detail of our transaction from offer to close and kept both sellers and buyers happy through the process. Since we were 1400 miles away the entire time, having the deal move so smoothly was a huge relief. Brenda is a terrific communicator and I have never dealt with a more professional real estate broker. We only wish she were licensed in Washington as well! We could use her services here too!

Steve and Sally Palmer, Home Buyers

Brenda insured that everything went smoothly with our home purchase. It was remarkably hassle free especially given that this was a “long-distance” transaction. If I hear of anyone moving to the Tucson area, I will without hesitation have them contact Brenda O’Brien.

Bonnita Reusch, Home Buyer

Brenda provides that dynamic balance of incredible service and motivation with warmth, energy and understanding of your individual needs. Her years of experience as a Realtor are reflected in her success and passion for her work. Her personal energy and professional skills make her one of the best in her field. Nothing makes her happier than to see her clients total satisfaction with their new home.

Dr. Richard Fields & Deborah Jerome, Home Buyers

Brenda has been really great to work with. Brenda’s quality of service is professional yet people friendly with compassion. She truly takes customer service to the highest level. Her service has been both very unique and special.

Marco & Cynthia Rosales, Home Buyers

Brenda made our home buying experience easy and hassle free. This was the best home buying experience we’ve ever had. We will use her services again.

John & Jennifer Bell, Home Buyers

In our initial contact with Brenda she struck us as a very forthright, honest individual. She repeatedly stepped beyond what was called for in her efforts to assist us. Brenda proved herself very patient, considerate and forthcoming. She is outstanding in her field.

Vic & Lynn Aderholt, Home Buyers and Sellers

Whenever we wish to purchase or sell property, Brenda is the first and only Realtor we consult. Her reputation as an honest and hard-working agent is well deserved.

Daniel & Linda Murphy, Home Sellers

Brenda, Carole and Michael- thank you so very much for your professionalism and understanding during our recent home search. You all went above and beyond to assist us in feeling comfortable with our decision, in spite of the challenges. The Brenda O’Brien team lives up to their outstanding professional reputation. We will always refer anyone, who is in search of a quality real estate company, your way.

With our sincere appreciation, Megan and Steven Zalewski, Home Buyers

Although we were out of town at the time we made an offer to purchase our home and a good part of the deal was completed by telephone and fax, Brenda’s honesty and competence were reflected in every phase of the deal. Should we ever have the opportunity to buy or sell another house, we will turn to Brenda for assistance.

Harold & Eleonore Klein, Home Buyers

Brenda maintains accurate knowledge of the ever-changing loan programs and real estate laws associated with her business. That coupled with her professionalism and attention to detail make her a very successful Realtor.

Kristi Larson, Title & Escrow, First American Title

Brenda handles every transaction with the utmost professionalism, acting always in the best interest of her clients. For this reason she has a high number of repeat customers and a high degree of satisfaction from buyers, sellers and financial institutions.

Lori Draper, Mortgage Loan Officer, Wells Fargo Bank

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