A home is more than a place to hang your hat; it’s an investment in a dream. My clients place their trust in me, and count on me to be able to guide them through the buying or selling process. In the end, they want to know they’ve made a sound financial decision that fits their family. Home, family, dreams…these are real life. And that’s why I enjoy real estate.
I see my responsibility as being the link between the client and all of the service providers who help the client acquire their new home. It’s a complicated process, and my job is to provide real solutions to real problems. My duties revolve around the details, but it’s those details which make the transaction run smoothly.
During four decades as an agent, Debbie Bremner has listed and sold over $1 billion in real estate from the beaches of Malibu to the lofts of Downtown LA. She specializes in the neighborhoods of the Westside, including Brentwood, Little Holmby, Bel Air, Westwood, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, West Los Angeles, and Cheviot Hills. She’s also an expert on micro enclaves like Little Holmby in Westwood, where she’s been the top listing and selling agent for over 20 years. While she is an estate specialist, her properties range from starter homes and condominiums to multimillion dollar mansions.
Debbie’s business consists largely of repeat and referral customers who treasure her ability to focus on not only on the end result, but the details that ensure a smooth experience. “To me, real estate isn’t about selling; it’s about creating a partnership with my client’s future,” she says. “I want to understand their goals and aspirations and know what’s behind their decision to buy or sell. Only then can I help them find a home that works for them and their lifestyles.”
Debbie was born and grew up on the Westside, and has lived, worked and raised her three children in Brentwood. Her inside lifetime knowledge of local neighborhoods, school systems and community amenities make her an invaluable source of information for her clients. She draws on a background in fine arts and advertising, along with superb technology skills, to create powerful multimedia marketing strategies that showcase her properties.
Deborah’s area of specialty is the Los Angeles Westside, with neighborhoods including Brentwood, Little Holmby, Bel Air, Westwood, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, West Los Angeles, and Cheviot Hills. Micro-areas of specialty are Little Holmby in Westwood, where Deborah has been the top listing and selling agent for over 20 years, and the Brentwood Canyons north of Sunset Boulevard, including Mandeville, Kenter, Tigertail, Bundy, and Barrington, where Deborah resides.
Debbie holds certifications from the Distressed Property Institute (CDPE), the National Association of Realtors Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), Certified Short Sale Professional (CSP), Asset Plan USA Certified HAFA Specialist (CHS), and is a Certified Home Retention Consultant(CRSC). Throughout the past 20 years, Debbie has worked with all major lenders to assist homeowners in home retention despite market conditions.
‟The various phases of our transaction required diverse disciplines in negotiation, empathy, and documentation, and Debbie executed each relevant activity professionally and competently. Even when representing the seller, she manages to be sensitive to the needs of the buyer, and this ability is what makes her able to hold a transaction together. Wi … thout Deborah Bremner’s experience, professionalism, courtesy, and sensitivity, there would have been no transaction. She has our enormous respect and high regard” Read More ▾
‟We searched for a home to buy in the Culver City/Mar Vista area for over eight months. This was our first home purchase. Debbie Bremner was our buyer’s agent and we are delighted to recommend her. She is a consummate professional with excellent relationships in the real estate community. She knows every neighborhood on the Westside of LA, is a stro … ng negotiator, and took her fiduciary responsibility towards us very seriously. She anticipated each step of the process, was calm and steady through the rollercoaster negotiations on a property we ultimately did not go through with, and encouraged us to pounce on the right opportunity at the right time. Debbie helped us buy the home we wanted, at a price we could comfortably afford, in our dream neighborhood. We would be delighted to work with her again in the future” Read More ▾
‟Debbie assisted me in the sale of my home, and frankly I can’t thank her enough for everything she has done. I was amazed by what she took on. I felt confident having Debbie for my agent. She was smart, handled difficult negotiations with strength, and was always available. She offered advice on preparing our house for sale, coordinating staging, a … nd personally showed our home each and every times. I couldn’t have had better representation” Read More ▾
‟Debbie is an amazing realtor! She spent three years working with our family to help us buy a house from the other side of the country. She was patient and supportive throughout the process, never pressuring us into a decision and working tirelessly to find us the perfect home. She was very empathetic as well - she even comforted me when I broke d … own crying on one house tour because of the stress! Thank you Debbie for finding us our perfect family home, you are now part of our family! Highly recommend her” Read More ▾
‟We consider ourselves fortunate to have worked with Debbie Bremner. She was able to balance being a consummate professional, with also being a trusted friend and advocate. We worked with Debbie in both the buying of a new home and then the selling of our existing home - and through both transactions she helped us every step of the way. She was also … a great resource for us to find many of the services needed during these two transactions. We would highly recommend Debbie. She is very smart, trustworthy, straight forward and really everything you would want in a great real estate person. ” Read More ▾
‟My husband and I did not think that an agent like Debbie existed! She is honest, trustworthy, sincere, and very personal in her approach. But, she is also EXTREMELY experienced, savvy, and downright tough when the circumstance requires it. We had a particularly uncomfortable and overwhelming situation with our lenders. Debbie was straightforward, t … ough and did quite a bit of the heavy lifting on her own so that we could complete our transaction. She is the rare combination of warmth and steel. In addition, Debbie is available 24-7; no question is too small. We look forward to using Debbie in the future and would give her our highest recommendation” Read More ▾
‟Debbie Bremner is an incredibly smart, caring and hard working real estate agent. I highly recommend her!”
‟I can wholeheartedly recommend Debbie Bremner to any buyer/seller. She always conducts herself in a most professional manner, and is always focused on her clients best interests from the inception of a working relationship, through escrow, and beyond.”
‟My family was caught in a financial downturn, and Debbie Bremner was there to talk with us about all the options available to us to avoid foreclosure on our home, and an ultimate bankruptcy. She teamed with our accountant and our attorney to be a formidable trio. Debbie marketed our home as a short sale, negotiated with the lenders and even got tax … liens removed to expedite the sale. Debbie is much more than your average real estate agent. She is trained in all aspects of her career, and it shows. We are now in a much better financial state because of all her hard work, and well on our way to recovery” Read More ▾
‟Honest, hard working, good deal skills. Deb puts her client's interests ahead of her own, and takes a long term view on client service. Creative approaches to getting past issues.”