What Others Say ...

The best way for you to get to know a bit about me, before we speak, is for you to hear what a few of my past clients have to say. My goal is that each and every client becomes a Raving Fan! In order to maintain their privacy on the web, last names and phone numbers are not included here. Contact Lia at 858.682.3522 or [email protected] and we'll be happy to provide you with a complete reference list so that you may talk to any past client directly.

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Chris, Joy, & Bella

 Lia is the real deal. She leaves nothing to chance and her ability to communicate and get the job done right makes for a positive, stress free transaction. I never once felt like I wasn't in the loop or was caught off guard at any step along the way. As a true testament to her abilities I have passed her on to my friends and family for their real estate needs. She is second to none with her insight and thoroughness and I wouldn't have any other agent but Lia on my side.

Lia's greatest talents lie in her understanding of what you want and then making it happen.

We had an extremely positive experience working with Lia. Initially, we were reluctant to hire a realtor, and were attempting to buy a home on our own. After many frustrations, we called Lia, who had been referred to us by a friend. From the moment we spoke with her, we realized we were dealing with a true professional.

At every step of the process, Lia was a valuable resource. You would expect any seasoned realtor to have a good working knowledge of the local market. But Lia offered so much more. When it came to negotiating a price, we were fortunate to have Lia on our team. She advised us in areas we didn't understand and always looked out for our best interests. It was always clear that Lia was committed to getting us the best deal possible. We could not have asked for better representation.

In short, Lia made the process of buying a home so much easier. We always felt like we were in good hands, because Lia earned our complete trust with her abilities and character. Without hesitation, we have recommended her to family and friends. Lia provides so much more than a traditional realtor—she is a trusted real estate consultant.

John & Mary

Nikki & Darin

Lia made our first home buying experience a truly fun and relatively calm process. We came to her with barely a vague idea of what we wanted in a home, chaotic work schedules, and a tight budget for San Diego standards.

Lia put forth tireless efforts not only to show us what was on the market, but to educate us so that we felt comfortable that we were making a decision based on full and complete information. She researched many areas in San Diego and showed us homes in most of them to give us an idea of how pricing and homes varied from one location to the next. Once we chose the home that we wanted, Lia represented us in a professional and capable manner. We were comfortable that she was looking out for our interests at all times and that we were in competent hands throughout the negotiation and escrow phases. She walked us through each step and was available to us when we had questions. On top of everything, Lia was a pleasure to work with. We recommend her highly and wouldn't think of buying or selling another home without her. 

Lia sold our home in 6 days! And for a record breaking price for our floorplan! If you want to sell your house, you should definitely call Lia. The entire way through the process she was professional and proactive about every detail along the way. We have worked with a lot of Realtors in the past and this experience was the smoothest we have ever had. I refer Lia to anyone I know who wants to buy or sell!

Karen, Ash & Ben  

Aimee & Jim

 Jim and I returned from our honeymoon, more than ready to find our home. At first we were clueless, and decided to drive around San Diego County to visit some open houses and meet potential real-estate agents. We met our share of agents throughout the day, each very interested in selling us the "open homes" and showing us more homes for sale later on that day. Then we stumbled upon a small home which Lia was showing as a favor for a friend. She was immediately honest, open and ready to educate a clueless newlywed couple.

She was always professional and quick to respond (which is so incredibly important in San Diego's market!). She has the patience of a saint, which held strong as we waffled back-and-forth on multiple occasions.

Lia explained all steps of escrow so that everything made perfect sense, and was even with us when we signed our loan papers to ensure everything ran smoothly. One of Lia's strongest traits is that she is an intelligent, fierce negotiator. We were always so relived she was on our side! The process of buying a home, though one of the biggest decisions of our lives, proved to be fairly smooth. As Lia told us when we first met, "Every escrow has it's speed-bumps." (so true!). An intelligent, dedicated agent like Lia really does make it as smooth as possible. We already have and would whole-heartedly refer her to family,friends and coworkers. 

Lia Tysdal is the absolute best. As a first time home buyer the whole process can be quite scary. I had heard so many horror stories from people that had problems with their agents. My experience was quite the opposite. Lia set up guidelines for me to follow in making my selection. Lia assisted me in establishing a spending plan to get my finances in order to ease the financial fears one has with purchasing a home.

She made it a point to become knowledgeable with the lending programs that I was interested in using (to make sure I asked the lender all the right questions) and negotiated everything with my condo in my best interest. Lia walked me through the paperwork and made it as simple possible.

Lia's knowledge of the market, the rates, what to look for as far as the condition of the property and available resources was remarkable. I've made it a point to tell everyone that if they're looking for a realtor, my agent, Lia Tysdal is the best!


Jim, Kim & Kylie

 My overall experience of working with Lia was wonderful. Lia quickly figured out that I am not a details person but that my husband Tim is - and she tailored all of her communication and information to us individually to support our personalities.

She prepared charts and graphs for Tim and made colorful maps showing the big picture for me. That was amazing. From our first day with Lia to the closing of our brand new awesome home was a total of 45 days. It was a crazy 45 days, but Lia jumped in 110% and never slowed down. She helped us find a mortgage company and followed through on that entire process with us, she negotiated VERY well-on our behalf with the builder, and we felt taken care of through the entire process. Actually we still do - Lia continues to follow up with us.

We refer Lia to everyone who mentions a move in our presence!! Bottom line - she was an awesome realtor to work with and I would use her again and again and again. 

I have worked with Lia for over a decade in the Satellite TV industry. As a result I knew first hand about her Management skills and personal integrity. When I found out that Lia had entered the real estate industry, we signed up with her immediately.

I knew she would apply the same work ethic that she demonstrated in the Satellite industry and the whole purchasing process of a new home went very smoothly for my wife and I.

Please understand that there were many problems encountered in the process, which is normal, but Lia took care of them for us so it felt like a trouble free purchase. We will definitely be working again.

Jim & Debbye


 What can I say? Doesn't this say it all? Lia did such an amazing job for me that I wanted to tell everyone about her services! You should have seen Lia's face when I surprised her with my new license plate holder! “Surprise” is an understatement of her response. Feel free to call me and I'll be happy to tell you about my experience in detail. She's the best agent ever! 

I had an exceptional experience with Lia Tysdal as my personal real estate consultant. I just moved to San Diego and did not know anything about the area. Prior to starting the process, Lia took a great deal of time understanding my needs and as someone that travels for work all the time - this greatly reduced the time it took to find the “right” house for me.

Lia is extremely detail oriented and knowledgeable beyond compare. I am not a first time buyer and have dealt with many agents over the years. I have never had an experience with any agent like I have had with Lia. Her primary objective is making sure that you, the customer, are happy with the process and the purchase of your new home. This is not always the case with other agents. I was not a number or just the next sale to her. My particular needs called for her to raise concerns with me on multiple details on a regular basis that could have at any time resulted in my not moving forward with this process. Her first and only concern was that I make the right decision for my life even if it resulted in her not selling a house at this time.

Lia has that rare combination of great negotiating skills, extremely analytical, financial savvy, deep knowledge of the process and the area on top of being a great salesperson. Lia makes every effort to ensure that even the tiniest detail that could impact you comes to the surface for your consideration prior to purchasing your home.

I feel that I have a broad enough perspective on buying and selling real estate to know that there could not possibly be another agent anywhere in the country with the depth of skill and focus on customer service as Lia. I am certain that once you experience the standard that excellence that she strives for and achieves with her clients, you will never want yourself (or anyone you know) to deal with anyone but Lia Tysdal ever again.

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Mike & Eileen

We first met Lia through our friends who recommended her highly. Right from the start we knew we were dealing with someone special. Since we were moving to San Diego from across the country we were not too familiar with the area. When we met her she had our whole day already planned out for us. She knew San Diego inside out and was able to give us an idea of what each area was like and then worked with us to narrow down where we wanted to live. Once we found the place we fell in love with - Lia took over. She made the whole buying process smoother than we could have imagined. She is by far the most professional real estate broker we have ever worked with - and after working with her we couldn't imagine working with anyone else. 

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Lia was a lifesaver and was so in tune with the market. She predicted the selling price even in an unstable market. I could not have gotten through it without her!

I would not own my home without the help of Lia Tysdal! When introduced to Lia, I was immediately impressed and reinvigorated about buying. Single and on active duty in the U.S Navy (on sea duty), I did not have a lot of time on my hands or good connectivity resources at sea. Lia went well beyond what I ever would have expected for a Realtor. She helped me with absolutely every aspect of buying a home and even helped me with the sale of my home in Virginia. I live a very stressful life and do not always have a lot of patience. Lia always returned my calls or emails in a timely manner and continued to reassureac me when things got too complicated or difficult to happen. Lia possesses the perfect blend of confidence and compassion. She is tough when she needs to be with negotiations but know the limits of risk taking. She was an outstanding representative and got me the price and contingencies that I requested. I consistently refer Lia to friends and coworkers and will undoubtedly use her for my next sale or purchase. If you're looking for an exceptionally knowledgeable, professional and caring Realtor--you've found her!

We enjoyed working with Lia. We got a great place at UTC that fits exactly what we needed and what we wanted. Lia definitely was the key part to make this happen. She understood what we were looking for without wasting our times. She always looked out for our interests. She ran the extra mile to help us in every way that she could. We trusted Lia and will continue to recommend her to our friends and family.

Searching for a Real Estate agent? Recently I sold my house, and thank god for Lia Tysdal, because she made the entire experience trivial. If you can believe that selling a house was trivial. This was the third house I have sold, and Lia handled or helped me in one way or another with the following items: Gardner's, termite stuff (yuck!), escrow (more yuck), carpenters, house and window cleaners. Lia is and was extremely professional, has a great sense of humor and a great sense for for urgency. She really knew what we needed to focus on to maximize the sale opportunities for my home, and was a cheerful reminder to me for things that needed to get done. She took the time to work around my schedule, and left no item to chance. Lia is an incredible real estate agent. If she is available, you should snap her up!

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