Debbie Carpenter - Del Mar Realtor
Luxury Real Estate Specialist
Competent, Caring, and Confidential
(858) 735-0924
Seller Testimonials
Successfully selling a home is one of the biggest and most complex challenges that most people face.  Each sale listed below is a story of hope, fear, excitement, and, ultimately, success for my clients, great satisfaction for me, and insights I look forward to sharing with you as a client.  Read below what real sellers have to say about their great experiences (or click here to read what real buyers have said):

12808 Via Latina, Del Mar, CA  92014 - Sold for $2.9m - the website and video at gave potential buyers far and wide a great view of this great property - and helped please another seller:

Debbie and Bill are the complete package- they listen, they gently coach, and their skills complement one another. We never had to worry about what was happening as they kept us up-to-date and were always available for any questions. If we had to do it again, we’d choose the same fantastic team.

  - Kim and Rob Chandhok

8461 Cliffridge Lane, La Jolla, CA  92037 - Sold for $1.85m
Video at helped the seller set a new high price for the neighborhood.

Debbie did such a wonderful job of selling our home!  The results surpassed my (already high) expectations, and it she made it a wonderful experience as well. Superb!

- Ellen Wayne

14210 Half Moon Bay Drive, Del Mar, CA  92014 - Sold for $2.85m with the help of the property website, and raising the bar for the neighborhood and customer satisfaction:

Debbie did a wonderful job selling our home.  She had great advice, and the necessary marketing and market knowledge for an excellent outcome.  I highly recommend her! - Theresa Jarvis

510 San Andres Dr, Solana Beach, CA  92075 - Sold for $950,000
The website at gave buyers the tranquil of living in a beautifully renovated townhome on a tranquil golf course.

Success!  Debbie made selling my home a good experience for me and its happy new owners.   All it took was great marketing, skillful selling, extensive experience, constant contact, and plain old hard work.  Thank you again Debbie!  -  Linda Easler

1042 Woodgrove Dr - Cardiff, CA  92007 - Sold for $1.3m as the video at made this home stand out and set a new high value for the neighborhood:
Debbie did an outstanding job of selling my home, including preparation, great marketing, personal showings, skillful negotiations, and diligent management of the escrow until closed - at list price and faster than I had expected. Thank you!
 - Tim Rueth

3952 Lago di Grata Circle, San Diego, CA  92130 - Listed at $1,195,000
Visit the website at
Debbie’s staging expertise, photography, pricing, marketing, and personal showings created great demand and got us an accepted offer well over list in only 3 days. She even lined up a great backup offer that took over and closed quickly and smoothly. Thank you!
 - Greg White

2493 Oakridge Cove, Del Mar, CA  92014
Listed this spacious, warm family home for $2,200,000
Watch video at
Having experienced Debbie’s skill as our Realtor before, we easily chose her to sell our house. She really knows the market, and is experienced, organized, responsive, and delivers great marketing. Our house sold quickly, escrow was smooth, and we closed early. Great!
 - Victoria & Nick Cole
722 Amphitheatre, Del Mar, CA  92014
Helped a remote seller please an extended family of beneficiaries by selling their late grandparents' home for $2,200,000
My responsibility for selling our family home was complicated by living far away and having interests of many cousins to consider.  Her calm and prompt handling of so many details made all the difference. We highly recommend Debbie. The fact that she has lived in Del Mar for so long gave her the connections to make our sell happen. Thank you, Debbie, for navigating us through the sale skillfully, smoothly, and successfully!
         - Katie Williams

12753 Via Esperia, Del Mar, CA  92014
Listed for $2,200,000 - watch video at
Represented seller of this beautiful modern home in Del Mar

Debbie did an expert job.  The website, photos, and video positioned our home effectively and those combined with smart marketing resulted in showings from serious buyers.  We had multiple offers and sold at full price - with a backup!  Escrow was complex but, thanks to Debbie's management, successful.  Thanks!
   - David & Camille Saltman
404 Marview Dr, Solana Beach, CA  92075 - visit website at
Listed for $3,500,000 - beautifully built home on 2/3 acre cul-de-sac lot with ocean views

Third time was a charm, as two other agents had tried to sell my house.  Debbie combined great marketing with the tenacity, skill, enthusiasm, and follow through that got it SOLD. 

  - Bernadette Anderson

14084 Rue St Raphael, Del Mar, CA  92014 - visit website at
Listed for $2,225,000 - single level home in Del Mar with panoramic ocean views
We had high expectations when we chose Debbie to sell our home, because she had quickly sold the house next door above the comps.  We were thrilled with her great marketing, the fast sale, and a well navigated escrow.
- Scott & Wendy Shelly

12839 Via Grimaldi, Del Mar, CA  92014
Listed for $3,250,000 - watch video at
Represented seller of this ocean view home in Del Mar

We chose Debbie because she has the best marketing and brought a team of professionals who helped us greatly.  She personally guided all showings, and was thorough, professional, patient, responsive, and always a pleasure to work with.  We’re glad we chose Debbie to represent us in the sale of our home!

- Martin and Bonnie Seidel

14218 Half Moon Bay Drive, Del Mar, CA  92014
Listed for $1.749,000 - watch video at
Represented seller of this ocean view home in Del Mar

Having listed our home in the past, working with Debbie was an absolute dream.  Starting with the best real estate marketing we’ve ever seen, she brought in scores of showings that resulted in multiple offers.  Debbie guided us through the whole long, complicated sales process professionally, patiently, and very effectively.  She made selling our wonderful home, where we had been for 38+ years, a good and easy-as-possible experience, with a great outcome. 

- Mike and Susan Clemmons

14022 Condesa Drive, Del Mar, CA 92014

Listed at $2,275,000 and sold for highest $/FT in Riviera Del Mar

Debbie and Bill recently helped us successfully conclude a dual transaction both buying a home and selling our abode in Del Mar.  It was a real pleasure working with both individuals who effectively leveraged theirs skills and operated as a seamless team that kept my wife and I appraised of progress at every step of the way.  Debbie and Bill provided helpful insights and advise that assisted in both our purchasing and sales decision - often times highlighting issues that we might have otherwise missed.  Both transaction were incredibly professionally managed and with a keen eye towards personal attention during what is, potentially, a stressful time. I would highly recommend both agents to anyone seeking to buy or sell a home.

-         -  Paul & Helen Kaufmann

13414 Barbados Way, Del Mar  92014 
Listed for $1,225,000 and quickly sold with and dozens of personal showings.
Debbie and Bill made selling my home a good experience with a great outcome, with compelling staging, beautiful photography, dedicated website, personal showings, skillful negotations, detail management, and consistent communication - every step of the way.  Thank you!
- Helen Sigurdsson

11574 Aspendell Drive, San Diego, CA  92131
Listed at $1,075,000 and skillfully sold with, mailings, ads, and many and personal showings.
Choosing Debbie to list our home for sale was an easy decision as we had already enjoyed working with her on our home purchase.  We were impressed with her great marketing, appreciated her personal showings, and were pleased with the great buyer and smooth, timely closing that resulted.  We highly recommend Debbie!
- Ethan & Sharon Franke

940 Highland Avenue, Del Mar, CA  92014
Listed for $2,144,000 - watch video at
Represented seller of this unique home in Olde Del Mar

Debbie did such a great job with the listing and sale of our house.  The video and property website enabled potential buyers to see, hear, and feel what makes this home so special.

-- Diane Huster

13719 Mira Montana, Del Mar, CA 92014
Listed for $1,695,000 and sold quickly sold over list price with,
multiple mailings to the whole Del Mar community, and highly effective personal showings.

With Debbie’s great marketing, our home hit the market beautifully and she leveraged the resulting buzz with personal showings and catered open houses to bring us a quick offer - over list!  Then she navigated us through the escrow process to a smooth and timely close.  We’re glad we chose Debbie!   - Mark & Cathy Beatty

13614 Boquita Drive, Del Mar, CA  92014
Sold privately to the next family who will enjoy living near one of the very best elementary schools in San Diego. 
Debbie and Bill care deeply about their clients, and give so generously of their time - not just in negotiations but also for the all-necessary hand holding during stressful periods.  Besides all that, they are so fun to be with!  I would recommend the Carpenters 100% to anyone looking for trustworthy, caring, dedicated real estate agents.
- Marsha Sutton & Rocky Smolin

12916 Via Latina, Del Mar, CA  92014
Represented the Seller of this ocean view home and quickly sold it off market for $1,680,000.  Great story!

I chose Debbie and Bill because I anticipated a complex sale, and I wanted some highly skilled agents. I could tell they were particularly smart, clearly very experienced and they were very personable. Debbie and Bill went above and beyond what I expected in selling our home. Their expertise, motivation, teamwork, and excellent connections (connections are important!) enabled us to surpass my expectations with an off-market sale and a 9-day close, despite the significant and unexpected complexities that arose along the way.   As people and business partners, they were a pleasure to work with as they lived up to their motto, “make buying or selling a home a good experience with a great outcome for our clients.” I highly recommend them, and bear in mind you get two great minds for the price of one!    - Mack Ransom
5408 Sonoma Place, San Diego, CA  92130
Listed for $1,075,000 and skillfully marketed at with only personal showings for maximum sales effectiveness.  Represented the seller of this centrally located Carmel Valley home who was pleased (again):
Having enlisted Debbie before, I expected outstanding service, and got it.  Her team's great staging and marketing helped my house sell quickly, and with her experience and follow through we navigated a complex escrow with an overseas buyer, all to a great conclusion.
- Karen Klause
4738 Plummer Court, San Diego, CA  92130
Listed for $1,375,000 - check out the website at
Represented the seller of this beautiful Carmel Valley home which quickly sold over list price!

I had Debbie sell a home in the past, so I knew she would do a great job for me in this sale as well.  I was right – great marketing, she quickly brought in an offer over list price, and she managed the escrow to a smooth, fast close.  Great work!

            -- Jack Cavender

1561 Berkshire Court, San Marcos, CA  92069
Listed for $615,000 -represented seller and helped it sell over market to set a new high price level
Debbie did an awesome job of marketing our home, and represented us well during a challenging escrow.  Thank you, Debbie!
 - Marci Crosby

12370 Carmel Country 105, San Diego, CA  92130
Listed for $590,000 - represented Seller - sold in 6 days!
Debbie's team delivered - excellent staging, great marketing, effective negotiation, and diligent follow up produced a fast, smooth sale at an excellent price.  Thank you!
- Karen Klause
13861 Durango Drive, Del Mar, CA  92014
Listed for $1,745,000 - watch video at
Represented the seller of this comfortable family home in Del Mar

It was a relief to be able to entrust the sale of our home to Debbie and her team, especially after we moved away. When the first buyer couldn’t get financing and backed out, Debbie worked to quickly bring in a backup buyer. During escrow she took care of all the many details, and we couldn’t have done it without her. Great communications, consistent follow through, terrific results, and she was a pleasure to work with!
----Lea and Jamey Gottlieb

13778 Jarman Place, San Diego, CA  92130
Listed for $1,075,000 - visit website at
Represented seller of this beautiful Carmel Valley home

A friend recommended Debbie, who had quickly sold her Mom’s home for over list price, and the smooth transaction couldn’t have gone better.  We had a similarly great experience.  Debbie not only got us a full price offer right away, she lined up a qualified backup offer.  We’ll miss our friends in San Diego, but leave for them this recommendation: when it comes time to sell your home, use Debbie Carpenter
-- Linda and Marvin Woodring

14074 Rue St. Raphael, Del Mar, CA  92014
Listing agent for this Del Mar ocean view home
See property website at
Sold over $1,725,000 list price in 3 days

Debbie did a great job of selling our house!  Great marketing, strong offers, and careful attention to detail produced a quick, timely close.

-- KG and Grace Tan

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