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What our clients saying about The Michels Group


“Brad’s personality is very sincere and honest. He’s very reliable and follows through from start to finish.”

Brad and Mellie

“Just got done buying a house with Brad. He spent so much time with us. Our process took about 4 months. Each experience with Brad made it feel like we were the only clients he had. Almost all of his business is by referral. He was able to easily navigate the real estate process, and excellently negotiated the deal for our house. Could not be any more, and I will definitely be recommending him to anyone interested in buying a house in the San Diego area. He is an expert and very knowledgeable asset to have. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the table and nearly two decades of experience in this area. With Brad, the entire home buying process seemed effortless.”


“Buying a house is very stressful, but this man makes it an easy process. Still to the day I am very thankful and happy for everything Brad has done for me and my wife. Once you meet him you'll have someone there for you for the rest of your life. Not only is he an expert in real-estate but he knows so many people that can help you out with any problem in and around your house. Brad had a great attitude and was always there to answer any questions we ever had no matter the time. His team is very professional and helpful too, any issue we had they would always take care of it. Over all I am very happy with my house and with their service, Brad has set the bar really high for all other agents out there. Thanks for everything and I will make sure to call you once I am ready for my next house.”

Diana, David, Alma, & Eduardo

“We had the privilege to have Brad and Colleen Michels as our realtors when looking to purchase a home in San Diego. If you are thinking about listing your home or looking to purchase a home, there is absolutely no one better than The Michels Group. While it may not seem that the agent matters, let me tell you - it does. Brad and Colleen went above and beyond. Going into a scary process and not knowing what to expect, let alone what questions should be asked, Brad was always there to guide us and make us feel comfortable.
I remember the very first phone call, in which Brad introduced himself and immediately asked all the right questions; what we were looking for, what kind of house we lived in currently and would enjoy living in, what kind of environment did we want, every little detail one can possibly think of he stopped and asked. He simply said, "Knowing you allows me to look and find that perfect home for you." I can honestly say that brief conversation erased any fear and tension we felt. Brad went beyond all our expectations. We felt absolutely comfortable asking anything and everything. He taught us what to look for in a house, he identified what problems each house had and whether they could be fixed, he was very knowledgeable about the market and knew exactly what we wanted. Whether it was a phone call, an email, or a text, Brad was ALWAYS there. Drove anywhere and everywhere to meet us.
With each step Brad and Colleen (The Supreme Commander of Paperwork) were there; their personalities, their hard work, their knowledge, and honesty made this such an enjoyable process and a lifetime set of friends. With everyone and anyone we ever come across looking to buy and/or sell a home with no doubt we will pay it forward and recommend The Michels Group. Can't say enough about them, simply that we were blessed. Even when the keys were given to us of our new home and are now moved in, they continue to be there for us checking in.”

Erna & John

“We are so happy with the service of Brad and his wife. They are the best, they were always available and helped us find the perfect house. We contacted Brad after trying to buy a house with three different agents, and as soon as we spoke with Brad we knew we were doing the right thing; we met and he listened to all of our wishes and what we were looking for, he also helped us with a lender, and two days later we had our pre-approval letter. I know we are going to use The Michels Group again because they are the best and they know what they are doing. Thank you!”


“I have been in the mortgage banking industry for over 25 years. I have worked with literally thousands of realtors all over the country. Brad and Colleen are a great team. I have to say that Brad is the best and I am not easily impressed. I moved here from Chicago and Brad was excellent in helping me determine what I wanted and the right location for me.I recently bought a condo and Brad was super attentive and a real professional when it comes to negotiation. Not to mention that I made an offer in only two weeks time. The transaction was challenging at best as we had a very in only two weeks time. The transaction was challenging at best as we had a very difficult if not hostile seller. I am convinced that this would have never happened with out Brad's skill and professionalism. Brad also went way beyond in customer service and arranged for multiple contractors to do some repairs and upgrading that I wanted. I cannot say enough about Brad. He is AWESOME!”


“Brad and Colleen were the consummate professionals, going way over and beyond every step of the way for my first home purchase. I mean WAY over and beyond. They were there for me in all aspects of the transaction, from finding me my perfect home, to making sure I understood each part of the process and was comfortable with it all, to holding my hand during the first-time buyer's panic attacks, to walking me through the paperwork, and too many other things to name.
I previously had had a very bad experience with an agent from another company, which I won't detail here, but I was ready to give up looking for a home when I met Brad. He took me out for coffee and asked me in great detail what I really wanted, what I didn't want, and my timeline. He was upbeat, confident, knowledgeable, a great listener and a guy with a sense of humor and a passion for the Ironman kinds of stuff. He apologized for showing up in his workout clothes, and I thought it was great. No pretenses, just hard work. That afternoon, he sent me the information on a great first place to check out and we went to the .open house. He was the Real Estate Angel.
The Michels Group is extremely knowledgable, professional, well-connected, clever, honest, trustworthy and I would use them again in a heartbeat, and refer them to my closest friends, without even considering anyone else. On top of it all, Brad and Colleen are wonderful people. When you have to spend that much time with your realtor, you thank the heavens for the personalities of the Michels. Makes it all the more fun, even when you're having the first-time buyer panic attacks. Can't say enough about this company and its people. Just can't! There's nobody better.”


“The Michels Group rocks! Brad and his team were super attentive and helpful when I purchased my first home. I really felt at ease with the whole process and he took his time to make sure I understood what was going on. They understand the market very well, as well as how to take care of their clients even after the transaction. I totally recommend them!”

John & Amber

“Brad and The Michels group did an awesome job on getting our first house adventure under way. He took care of everything and the stress level was very low with Brad`s help. I consider Brad a friend not a salesman. I will and have recommended him to others with hopes that they will jump on it. I know Brad will take care of all the needs that need to be met. It`s just up to the individuals to do the next indicated step. Buy a home of your own! Use Brad and live the dream. What are you waiting for?”


“TMG were able to close the short sale on our oceanside strip home in just under 3 months. They were the 3rd agent we had tried to work with whom claimed to be a specialist in distressed property. The difference with The Michels Group is that they really were. Highly professional, always good at returning calls, they come highly recommended. We would not hesitate to enlist their help again.”

Tom & Amanda

“Brad and Colleen are AMAZING! They really made the home buying experience less stressful. Brad is very knowledgeable in what to look out for when viewing houses. He is also not pushy in anyway (like some salesmen can be). He is willing to answer any questions, and he if he does not know the answer he will get back to you with one. VERY friendly and laid back! I can't say enough good things! I will recommend Brad and already have to everyone!!.”


“Brad Michels did a great job for us. He was patient and very helpful with California laws, paperwork and references for handyman and painter. He even went out of his way after the sale to continue helping us with the move. I would definitely use him again.”


“I would recommend Brad Michels for any reality needs you may have. Brad demonstrates the highest integrity and moral values you could ask for. Brad often represented me when my schedule would not allow me to present. I was very comfortable and confident that Brad would represent my needs accurately and successfully. Brad has good communication skills and problem solving abilities. Even though Brad is my friend, he went way beyond the call of duty in assisting me with the purchasing of my home.”


"On two separate occasions within the last 7 years, Brad has helped me to purchase homes. On both occasions, he took the time to listen to my needs, found properties that exceeded my expectations and worked to make the transactions as smooth as possible. His level of service far exceeded my expectations!"

Amy & Rick

"Brad Michels was a great real estate agent for us. He was always on top of everything, knowledgable and fun to work with as well; which was a big plus! He helped us reach our goal of purchasing a home! I know our circumstances didn't make it an easy task, but both Brad and his assistant Colleen were always there for us, always patient and never gave up on us!! Being that this was our first home purchase, they made sure we understood everything and went over all of our options, and didn't mind re-explaining when we didn't understand. It was a pleasure to work with Brad and Colleen and we will definitely refer our friends to them when they are in a position to buy property!!"

Roy & Michael

"Brad was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the market and made a somewhat daunting experience, especially a first time home buyer, easy and fun. After putting over 10 offers and getting out bid or went against cash offers we started to become defeated, Brad quickly re-grouped and had a list of more homes for us to see. Brad is a rare find in the industry and with his go getter/positive attitude he was a delight to have as our representative."

Dana & Sean

"Brad is fantastic! He has that personal touch that is so often forgotten these days. We will certainly use him when the time comes again and have already referred him to a number of friends."


"Always pleasant and upbeat as well as knowledgeable of the industry. I'll be his client for life..and friend. I'm blessed to be surround by great people, Brad being one of them. My family loves him too."

Korey & Chanc

"I don't want to write a lengthy tome about my experience. Suffice to say Brad Michels is extremely professional, courteous and timely. He utilized e-document technology to streamline the paperwork. His follow-up and follow-through was superb. He has continued to be an asset after the sale as well; providing comparable sales data I had requested to appeal my property tax assessment. Brad Michels personal touch is simply the best bar none! I'd use his services again and/or recommend him to others in a heartbeat. You won't be disappointed."