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This is our second time working with David and we are so happy with the level of service and knowledge he provides!

He responds quickly, answers all of my questions (and believe me, I have many!), is a great negotiator, has our best interest at heart and is super personable! We will forever work with him when purchasing/selling!! Thank you David!

Andrea Day

We were first time home buyers with extenuating circumstances.

David was extremely helpful putting us in touch with with the right people to start us off. David was honest, trustworthy and always available to answer our questions. The home buying process was very foreign to us and David made the whole thing manageable and stress free. We never felt like things were falling through the cracks. We are truly appreciative of everything you have done for us David!

Natasha Loy Son

We found David through Yelp and planned on relocating back to San Diego from Vermont.

We contacted David and he was amazing to work with from the very beginning. He listened to our needs and communicated the best strategy to pursue. David was incredibly responsive by phone, text, and e-mail, despite the time difference. Once we found the house we liked, he visited the house and sent us a video. David was so helpful that we made an offer without seeing the house! He truly has your best interest in mind, awesome negotiator and will work hard for you. Even after the closing, he has been there to help us with the transition. I have no hesitation and would happily work with David again. Thank you David!! ​-Carlos Pino University City, CA

Carlos Pino, University City

David is hands down the best realtor I have ever had.

He spent a good deal of time up front, via email/phone/in-person, finding out exactly what I was looking for in a property. He was always very prompt in replying to my emails and calls (usually within minutes). When I narrowed down my search to one condo complex in particular, he reached out to his many realtor contacts in the area to find out if any properties there were coming to the market soon. When a unit in that complex finally came onto the market, he understood that we needed to jump on it immediately. (This was in the Carmel Valley/Del Mar area, where properties were going into escrow within a few days of being listed.) David agreed to meet me at the condo the very next morning after it went onto the market, and he had already prepared much of the bid paperwork in advance, so we could make an offer right after seeing it. I told him how high I was willing to go, but he advised me he thought we could get it for $10,000 less. He saved me $10,000! He then called the seller's agent and managed to negotiate with her to accept my offer and take the property off the market... on the very first day full day it was listed! They even already had an open house scheduled, but he persuaded her to cancel that and accept our offer instead. I have to say, I was shocked! David is an amazing negotiator. And what is very interesting is that the unit actually appraised slightly higher than the price he had negotiated for me. So I was able to buy my condo UNDER market value, which is unheard of in this area of San Diego. The condo was in mint condition too; definitely not a fixer-upper. David remained upbeat, responsive, and helpful all the way through the escrow process. He is a terrific guy personally too, aside from being a very savvy negotiator. He is well-versed in the San Diego market, and clearly quite experienced as a realtor. I feel so fortunate to have found him. (I picked him out of the many real estate agents in San Diego because he had by far the most positive reviews on the internet.) I am fairly certain that I would not have ever gotten my condo without his help, much less at the incredible price I paid. I can't recommend him highly enough!

Laua S. Carmel Valley, CA

My husband and I found David through yelp and I am so thankful for the great reviews he received because that is the reason why I choose him.

This was our second attempt to sell our home, the first was a disappointment because the agent was lacking. So, we were a bit nervous especially because we were living out of state and we had tenants in the home at the time. David was amazing, he gave us time to think over our decision to sell, provided us with the necessary information to make the decision making process easier. His confidence gave us the confidence that this sell was going to be different from the last. Needless to say, our house was off the market after the first day of showings. Although the process took a bit longer due to tenants moving out and the buyers not wanting to assume land lordship (I made that word up but it works ) he kept us updated throughout the entire time. If I was to ever relocate or know someone relocating...David's name would be my first and only choice. Thank you David, it was a great experience and we couldn't be happier!!

Jennie S. Mira Mesa, San Diego

My husband and I were first-time homebuyers and we were looking at new construction houses in the San Diego Area.

We decided to use David as our real estate agent because of the positive Yelp reviews we read. We are glad we had David's help throughout the entire buying process. He is a good listener and he is quick to respond to any questions or concerns we had via any sort of communication methods. Given that we were looking to secure a lot at the end of December, David really was exceptional in dealing with everything in a timely manner in amidst of all the holiday craze! His experience and skills in dealing seller saved us many back-and-forth headaches. Most importantly, David gave some really honest and no-frill advice, which we liked the most. I would highly recommend David if you are looking to buy in the San Diego area.

Jiawen H. Carmel Valley, CA

David was great from the start!

A friend referred us to him and I am so glad they did. He was always available and always called me back within a hour if I ever left him a message. He was great at communicating and got me my dream vacation home. He helped work through the various struggles and I knew that working with him we would get the deal done. And what can I say....he goes above and beyond! Escrow took longer than expected and so we could close and my family could get into the cabin, he flew up to where we were staying in Big Bear to get the signed escrow docs, flew them back and dropped them off in person to the Escrow office all so we could get in right away and avoid me having to drive down the hill back to San Diego to get them in. Who does that? I can say he is a great agent and even better guy. I would highly recommend anyone looking for a new home to call him. I know I will be on my next house! Thanks so much for all of your help. My friends and family will be reaching out to him for their next purchase!

Dr. Chris Dudzik

If you want to place your trust in an expert, David is you real estate agent.

I listed my home with him for a few simple reasons. ​ 1. I trust him completely - He doesn't say what I want to hear, he just gives me the facts. He and his wife Gina are people I will trust with the care of my children. 2. He has excellent marketing and negotiation skills. David has his finger on the pulse of the real estate market . 3. He WILL get us the most money in the shortest amount of time possible. I wish I was not leaving town because I'd want to use his services for every home I buy or sell!

Steven C. Carmel Valley, CA

We moved to San Diego at the beginning of 2013, and started to hunt a new house months later.

At that time, we knew few thing about local area. I checked yelp and tried to find a local realtor. Found Dave at the top rating, one year later, I did know what that mean. There was one special thing during our hunting. We submitted an offer and seller accepted it. But suddenly, our family faced an expected t ough situation. We must withdraw that offer which was more than million dollars. Definitely not a good news for Dave. But he still kindly help us to handle this and continued servicing us with same enthusiasm, even at that time, we were not sure if we would continue hunting or not. Finally, things changed better. Now, with Dave's help, we got not a house, but a dream home. My wife and I enjoy it and my kids love it. Dave, he is our realtor, but more like our friend.

Tyler Z. Carlsbad, CA

David was amazing to work with.

He is extremely responsive, which is a must in this market. Dave walked us through the whole process of home buying and was available to answer all of our questions. We really enjoyed working with him and his wife. The most important thing was he got our offer accepted! We highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell a house. We will definitely be calling him when we are ready to upgrade to our next home. Thank you David!

Alissa Faiers

David is truly a gem of a real estate agent.

He is attentive, responsive pro-active and with the right kind of positive energy. I have enjoyed my buying experience with him from beginning to end. David always goes above and beyond for his clients making sure to communicate back swiftly and efficiently on a question or an offer. When visiting a property he always manages to establish good will thanks to his wonderful personality with the sellers or the seller's agent. He will also go out of his way to respond to any queries or worries his clients might have from early morning to late night. I have noticed a number of David's positive reviews come from the seller's side but I can vouch for the fact that he is a top notch expert at evaluating the market and providing a buyer with a step by step awareness of the buying process. He does this without making you feel that you should be already be knowledgeable- in short he is the best of teachers if you are a first time or like me a second time buyer- one who informs and empowers. He guided me intelligently while making offers and counter-offers on my new home and I am most thankful for this. If I were to require the services of a real estate agent in the years to come, I would not hesitate calling him first whether selling or buying a property. David is indeed the best first choice you can make when selecting a real estate professional for your needs. -Philippe P. Del Mar, CA

Phillippe P. Del Mar, Ca

Dave Demangos is an Exceptional real estate agent.

He truly does "go to extremes to full real estate dreams" like he calims. He is not only an expert in real estate, but I've also seen him help so many people in and out of his field. He consistently helps others with things inside their home that most real estate agents wouldn't even know about and that are beyond the scope of a real estate agent. As well as he has so many of the best connections for almost anything you can think of for a referral. From AC to title to website, health, and much much more, little almost anything you think of and would need. Dave Demangos Thank You for being the Exceptional person and Real Estate Agent You Are!

Mike Dankert

I've known David for many years as a fellow rider and real estate agent.

Dave is the consummate professional. My transaction was seamless. The marketing resulted in a sale price well over asking, and David should be the poster boy for "Customer Service". Thanks to a great friend and agent!

Mark Hughes

Before moving back to SD after a couple of years in the Bay Area, I spoke with over a dozen realtors.

Despite telling each of them my motivation level (high, would buy tomorrow if the right deal came along) and that we were pre-qualified for a decent mortgage, each of them just put me into a basic MLS search that would spam me daily and that was the end of it. Not David! I was surprised and, frankly, delighted that he alone ended our conversation with, "and when can we talk next?" He heard the seriousness/eagerness in my voice and matched it completely! He and I spoke on a Thursday evening, talked again on Monday after we looked at our options, set up viewings for Wednesday (so I'd have time to drive down), and were in escrow by Thursday! Throughout the escrow process, David and his team was there to guide us all the way. He provided insights, referrals to excellent contractors and other professionals to help us make informed decisions, and was always responsive when we had questions or concerns. To say that he went the extra mile is an understatement, to say the least! David has very much earned the 5-stars in this review from me - as he clearly has from others, as well. The best part is that I no longer have to come to Yelp when I'm in need of a realtor in the San Diego area... I know just who to call!

Brandon C. Hillcrest, San Diego, CA

​My husband and I bought a condo when the market was really high back in 2007.

Fast forward to now and we had outgrown it and moved on to a larger house but could never sell the condo due to the market conditions, and thus rented it out. Truth be told we were not fans of being landlords, and so we reached out to various realtors to see our options. When all other realtors heard we were interested in selling "hopefully in the near future" their response was always the same: "get back to me when you're ready to sell." Then we met David Demangos, and we were hooked instantly! Not only did David stay in contact with us until the market became favorable (over a year!), he continuously sent us market updates and other resources to help us decide when the time was right. In that time he never once pressured us and always was available to talk and answer our questions. When we did decide it was time, David was flawless at getting all the things in order and getting our condo sold quickly for what we needed. I could speak volumes about his honesty, integrity, flexibility, and skill of his profession. Do yourself a favor and just go with the best, David Demangos!

Kate B. Mira Mesa, San Diego

David did a fantastic job marketing our home!

! We actively listed our home the week in January 2016 that had the big rain storm. On the worst day of the storm we had around 12 buyers and ended up with multiple offers. The second day of showings we had more buyers and more offers. It got to the point that offers were being revised to compete with offers coming in, which drove our sale price above asking (nice!). We ended up entering escrow after 3 days on the market. ​David helped us get our home ready for sale by recommending Beppie Mostert from Living Design Interiors, LLC, to help us know how to stage our home to stand out, and then by bringing in a professional photographer for marketing pictures. When we went live it was very professional and looked fantastic! The escrow process went smooth considering we needed to do some repairs, move out, and tent the house for termites all while moving to the East Coast. Escrow closed on schedule. We would highly recommend David for the sale of your home. His marketing techniques exceed others, and they work!

Rod F. Mira Mesa, CA (Relocated to Virginia)

Working with David Demangos was simply amazing.

He is professional, personable, and patient. David is extremely knowledgeable and understands the housing market. Under his guidance we managed to sell well above our expectations! Full disclosure, we have worked with David before in purchasing this (our first) home and then selling three-year later. In addition, David helped us find and buy our second (dream) home in this absolutely insane 2020 real estate market. David is a pleasure to work with and we would highly recommend him to anyone looking to close a deal!

Miguel Ramirez

Could Not Have Asked For A Better Selling Experience.

Awesome Real Estate" is 100% accurate! David Demangos was super patient while I took my time trying to make the difficult decision to leave what I thought was my forever home. David sent me a copy of his book, which was extremely helpful to manage my expectations about what I needed to do to present my home in the best light. I never felt any pressure from David as I dragged my feet about what I needed to do. He simply let me know that he was available for any questions, and to let him know when I was ready. When I finally came around to the concept of selling, and having my home prepped, David was on it! He marketed the heck out of my home, so much so that we had 22 showings booked for the first full day on the market. We had multiple offers over asking price within days. As offers and negotiations were being communicated to me, David kept telling me not to worry, he had my back! It wasn't just a line, he really worked hard to get me the best deal, with the best qualified buyers. I will always be grateful to David for making the selling experience as painless as possible!

Nancy Spaulding

I recently moved from NYC to San Diego.

Moving across the country is obviously a complicated process. David was extremely helpful and thorough for my cross-country move. We worked on identifying a few places prior to me flying in. Throughout the process, from start to offer to closing, David was fantastic. He has continued to check in with me once I moved. Great guy - highly recommend!

Mark Reyero

I highly recommend David.

I was worried about how to find someone responsive, good to deal with and nearby. The big shot realtors I heard advertising on the radio had some negative reviews buried in Yelp and had questionable practices. I contacted David because he had 100% 5-star ratings. David stopped by and it was clear he knew how to promote properties using his communication and technology skills. I hired David and extremely happy how smooth my sale went. Even in this slow market I had buyers and opened escrow in less than a week. Most importantly his feedback helped me make the right decisions throughout the process. Here's some examples. Before listing the condo which repairs are necessary and which probably don't matter? What is the strategy for setting the asking price, for countering an offer, for dealing with contingencies...? All of these questions and issues pop up along the way and David provided excellent feedback for how to deal with them. Without question David is a 5-star realtor, and my wife and I could not be more happy! -Jim McLeod Carmel Valley, CA

Jim McLeod, Carmel Valley CA

My first contact with David was on the phone several years ago when I just needed information about possible improvements.

I wanted to make to my current house and the repercussions they could have on the selling price. Even though I had no business for him then he was nice enough to take the time to talk to me and explain my options. So when I decided to buy a little investment condo, it felt only natural to contact him, and I was not disappointed! David is very nice and helpful, he responds to your questions very quickly and is everything you want in a realtor. David will be my go-to person next time I need to buy or sell a property. -Jeanne Carmel Valley, CA

Jeanne, Carmel Valley CA

​David is the best real estate agent that I have ever worked with.

Having bought several homes in my life and sold some, I have worked with numerous agents. Dealing with selling my father's condo after he passed away, was by far the hardest I've done. David made the whole listing, sales and escrow process smooth and quick. He not only puts in a lot of time but knows the market, negotiates and works well with the other agents and his clients. He is a true professional, caring, well organized and communicates with all parties along the entire process. If you are buying or selling a home or condo, you owe it to your self to contact David. You will be glad you did.

Mark R. University City, San Diego

If you are looking for the best deal estate agent in San Diego - look no further than David at Awesome San Diego Real Estate!

David helped my boyfriend and I find the house of our dreams. David's thorough, diligent, and responsive. As first time home buyers, he walked us through the entire process and put our fears at ease. He was available almost all the time via text, phone and email which helped us feel so comfortable. He kept our best interest in mind and negotiated an awesome price for our home. We are so happy with David and have already recommended him to our family and friends!

Andrea and Pat L. Mira Mesa, CA
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"I met David at an open house that I toured and decided to work with him going forward. This was my first time buying a house and I was kind of learning as I went. I was worried that my lack of experience would make things difficult, but David was there for me every step of the way. What I liked most about working with David was the fact that he genuinely wanted me to find a home that I loved. I also liked that he was super responsive and proactive. David answered all of my questions honestly and was very transparent the entire time. He even showed me spreadsheets and how the process works on his end to give me insight. Highly recommend working with David!Update: 2 months later and David still keeps in touch with me and answers any questions that I have. Real great and genuine guy, always goes the extra mile to help out!"
5 /5.0
by Jae Zhu
"Great coaching led to a great experience. Prior to putting our house up for sale, David counseled us on some rather small, inexpensive steps we could take that would immediately boost our home’s curb appeal and would result in many generous offers. We followed every one of David’s tips, and the results were phenomenal. We accepted an offer far above our asking price, and David deserves much of the credit!"
5 /5.0
by ChrisClark452
"My husband and I recently chose to sell our residence in San Diego and purchase a new property in Arkansas, all to become a caregiver for our ailing parents and have a more “affordable” life outside of California. This endeavor placed an immense amount of stress on our family. However, throughout this process, our realtor, David Demangos, proved to be exceptional. He streamlined every aspect, handling multiple showings and skillfully negotiating numerous offers. I couldn't have possibly asked for a more competent realtor. And truthfully, it's no surprise – we've engaged David for both purchasing and selling four different homes now! What truly stood out to us was David's ability to secure a buyer willing to offer a higher price for our property, he didn’t rush any offers. David’s insights on enhancing our home's market appeal were invaluable, and his guidance through the intricate paperwork and legal procedures of the sale was priceless. He understands intricacies like trust accounts, sales, marketing, etc. Beyond his professional expertise, he also provided unwavering emotional support during this challenging period.If you are in search of an outstanding realtor in San Diego, I wholeheartedly endorse reaching out to David Demangos. Heck, the guy hired a friend to fly to our Big Bear house when we sold it when cars couldn’t get through the snow so that we could get escrow paperwork back in time to close on the sale of our home! He epitomizes professionalism and ensures the most favorable outcomes for his clients. Our recommendation comes with the utmost enthusiasm, and we sincerely hope you find this testimonial helpful!"
5 /5.0
by barrielandegent
"David was so helpful during the process of looking for a home. He is very knowledgeable and dedicated to finding the right place. When I was a little apprehensive, he was always there and had good advice and experience to back up what he was saying. Overall, great agent. When I sell, I will be looking forward to working with him again."
5 /5.0
by Amy Buck
"Wow, the moment we began searching for our dream part-time home in San Diego, fate led us to David Demangos! He sold a friend or our family's home and they said I had to use David to buy my home in San Diego. Living all the way in Seattle, we thought it might be a challenge to find the perfect property, but David turned it into an exhilarating adventure! He took the reins, fearlessly venturing into the bustling San Diego market on our behalf.David's energy and enthusiasm were contagious, making the entire process an absolute thrill. Despite the distance, he was always available, dashing from property to property, and even using drones to give us breathtaking views of potential homes. He'd share videos of inspections, keeping us engaged and excited about each possibility.His expertise and knowledge of the market were mind-blowing! We knew we were in great hands as he navigated the real estate landscape skillfully. But beyond that, David's genuine kindness and friendliness made every interaction feel like catching up with an old pal.David showcased his negotiation prowess, securing us an amazing purchase price and an additional credit to further sweeten the deal! We couldn't believe our luck! Even after closing the deal, David's dedication to ensuring everything was perfect persisted. He went above and beyond to tie up loose ends, leaving no stone unturned.We have complete trust in David, and without hesitation, we wholeheartedly recommend him for any real estate endeavor. If you're ready for an electrifying and successful journey in the world of real estate, David is your ultimate guide! Get ready for an adventure like no other!"
5 /5.0
by aimkirk
"I am pleased to share with you my review of David's exceptional real estate services. As a trustee looking to sell my mother's property, my family and I were fortunate to work with David, who exceeded all our expectations.Throughout the entire process, David demonstrated a level of professionalism, expertise, and attention to detail that was truly remarkable. He kept in touch with us regularly and went above and beyond to take care of things that most realtors wouldn't bother with, making the selling process almost completely stress-free.David's extensive experience and knowledge of the real estate market were evident from the outset, which allowed us to trust him implicitly. This trust paid off for us in every way, as our house sold quickly and for more than we ever imagined.One of the things we appreciated most about working with David was his exceptional communication skills. He and his team were great at keeping us informed every step of the way and following through on all aspects of the transaction.In short, we cannot imagine a better experience than the one we had with David. He truly went above and beyond to ensure that our needs were met and that we were completely satisfied with the outcome. We highly recommend him to anyone looking for a real estate professional who is both highly skilled and truly cares about his clients."
5 /5.0
by jodiwinks0117
"I'm thrilled to introduce CT Homes LLC, a residential investment company based in San Diego. We continuously seek exceptional agents to cultivate long-lasting partnerships, but David stands out as a truly outstanding agent who exceeded all our expectations. If you desire an honest, thoughtful, efficient, and highly motivated agent to represent your interests and deliver results, I wholeheartedly endorse David. With two decades of local investment experience, I can confidently say that finding a remarkable agent like him is a rare gem, and we look forward to future collaborations. Thank you, David, for this exceptional experience!"
5 /5.0
by kyle7542
"Clearly the Best Realtor in San Diego. I had an exceptional experience using David selling my house. Once I get moved into new home, I am going to update this review."
5 /5.0
by mgerdesfestool
"David is without a doubt, the hardest working person I've ever met; from any profession. He is extremely knowledgeable about the real estate market and a true master of his craft. I've used David as my agent for both buying and selling; and honestly; I wouldn't even consider using anyone else."
5 /5.0
by coyapuckett
"David has been an invaluable resource in the real estate field for our family. He helped us sell our home in San Diego quickly and for top dollar. His knowledge, responsiveness, and professionalism are unmatched. David and his team guided us through every step of the process, from listing to closing, providing excellent service. I highly recommend David to anyone buying or selling a home. Jim Vassas"
5 /5.0
by jvassaajr
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