The San Francisco Peninsula Real Estate Expert

Less stress. More success.

We focus on our clients in a different way: we take care of every detail, relentlessly advocate for you, and ensure that the entire process is as stress-free as possible.

We don’t just take care of business — we take care of you.

Why choose the Dinsmore Group?

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1. Innovative resources

The heart of what I do is help you find a place in the world. So I’m happy to offer the Compass Concierge Home Improvement Service and the innovative Compass Bridge Loan Service to help you achieve your home goals. 

2. Local expertise

I guide my buyers to the right neighborhood that best meets their needs and advocate for them so that they get their offers accepted with the best possible price and terms. Conversely, I use my carefully honed negotiation skills to get my sellers the highest possible price with the best possible terms.

3. Advocacy and Education

I’m relentless in my pursuit of the best deal for you, as a buyer or a seller. I will always ensure that your interests and investment are protected. That may even mean telling you when to walk away from an overvalued property or to wait to sell your home to get the best ROI.

4. Powerful network

I use my powerful local and national network to bring qualified buyers to my seller’s homes, well before any open house. And I have access to listings before they’re available to the general public, giving my buyers a clear advantage.

5. Supportive partnership

Buying or selling a home can be an emotional experience — a home represents your biggest investment and your future. I’m there to ensure that your stress is reduced, you’re well-informed, and you feel fully supported throughout the process. 

$450M+

In Real Estate Sold Since 2013

Top 0.1%

Per RealTrends & WSJ

Yelp 100+

Five Star Yelp Reviews

Verified Agent

Top Agent Network

Compass Concierge

Design to sell service
No hidden fees, no interest charged, ever.

Exclusive to Compass, our Concierge program is designed to prepare your home for the market. From deep-cleaning to cosmetic improvements. Let’s work together to assess every opportunity to elevate your home’s value.

Once the necessary improvements have been determined, Compass will front all costs, collecting payment for the services rendered at the time of the property’s closing. By investing in your home’s potential, we aim to provide a swifter, more profitable sale.

Compass Bridge Loan Service

A simple solution to bridge the gap between the home you have and the home you want

Compass Bridge Loan Services gets you access to competitive rates and dedicated support from industry-leading lenders, with the exclusive option to get up to six months of your loan payments fronted when you sell your home with a Compass agent.

April 2021 Update

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Relocating? Ask Yourself the Following Questions First

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MARCH 2021 MARKET REPORT FOR SAN MATEO COUNTY

The Spring Market Began in January & Continues to AccelerateThe Basics of Supply & Demand At the beginning of the new year, it's not unusual for buyers ("DEMAND") to jump into the market much sooner than sellers ("SUPPLY"). When demand surges while the supply...

Prop 19: will it affect your home buying or selling decision?

Prop 19: How could it affect your home buying or selling decision?   Prop 19 will impact many people. And if you're buying or selling a home,having knowledge about Prop 19 may be critical. Read on to find the information you need. What is Proposition 19? "Allows...

March 2021 Update

What Will the Housing Market Look Like in 2021?Hello Peninsula Neighbors, March 2021 is here and you may be wondering how all the nationwide, rapid changes are affecting what is probably your most significant (and beloved) investment: your home. In this issue of our...

Featured Article

While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last? When COVID-related shutdowns began in March, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates...

The San Mateo County Real Estate Report – February 2021

Our January report focused mostly on 2020’s annual statistics. This report will put most of its attention on quarterly and monthly indicators, which better illustrate changes occurring as 2020 progressed and 2021 began. In January, new listing activity started to pick...

What’s Happening in the Bay Area?

Broadway Shows and Other Top Entertainment Streaming Online for Free   Any theater lover knows the show must go on, and a global pandemic certainly hasn't slowed our entertainment options, it's just repackaged them for online, at-home consumption. Now's the time...

2020 Market Review and Update

San Mateo County   As I am sure you will agree, the year 2020 will go down in history as one of our Nation’s most difficult. Who could have foreseen in 2019 that we would undergo political and social turmoil, a deadly pandemic and a bitterly contested...

What will be the Economic Impact of Covid-19 Crisis?

"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning how to dance in the rain." I hope this email finds you all doing well and staying healthy! I’ve been staying very busy between all the Zoom meetings for work, trying to homeschool my 7th-grade...