Brenna Fahlin - Testimonials

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Brenna was EXTREMELY helpful in helping us find out first home!

She was easy to reach with any questions we had throughout the process and was prompt to get us an answer. We would definitely recommend Brenna to anyone looking to buy or sell a home! She made the process of buying a house very enjoyable! "

Paige K

"Brenna is AWESOME!

She knows her stuff and always makes herself available!"


"Brenna was extremely helpful and made sure we looked through each house carefully.

As first-time homebuyers we really benefited from her experience and knowledge of the area and the market. She was always available to answer questions and showed us places and helped us put in offers promptly which made a big difference in this competitive market. We would definitely recommend her to other homebuyers."

Claire K

"She was great!

Will recommend her to friends"

Nicki L

"Brenna was the best realtor.

I’ve used her for purchasing and selling my first home. Her knowledge of the market and process made even the biggest hurdles approachable. I have recommended Brenna to multiple friends all who have been completely satisfied with her abilities. If you want a realtor at the top of her game with experience and ready to help you achieve your home ownership goals, she’s the one. "

Melida K

"Charming, prompt, thorough, available, a good resource for other professionals like for chimney work,"

Cal B

"Brenna is always honest and current with her information.

Her customer's happiness is more important than the sale. She is trustworthy, and I have and will continue to recommend her to everyone I know in the market for a home."

Shirley M

"Brenna was awesome to work with!

She made buying our first home a great experience. Her ability to help formulate an offer to make ourselves competitive, but comfortable was superb. "

Jenny R

"Brenna was an incredible asset!

She was very thorough and walked us through every step of the way. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone looking to sell or buy that wants an advocate looking out for their best interests every step of the way."

Hillary B

"We loved Brenna and she found us a home we are very happy with!

She made the closing so easy for us and smooth! We are very grateful to have had her as our realtor! "

Forrest V

"Brenna was a phenomenal resource for buying our first home.

She was extremely detailed and helped educate us along the way with things like what to look for in various parts of houses to the details of the process of buying a house. We will recommend her to anyone that is looking to buy or sell a house"

Joe B

"Brenna is awesome!

Would definitely use her services again!"


"Brenna was AWESOME.

She was always available- even when she was on vacation, she managed to respond to our emails super quickly! I would 10000% recommend her to a friend. She gave great advice and was very thorough in explaining the process to us."


"It was great to work with Brenna.

She was knowledgeable and responded quickly to our communications. She clearly explained the selling process and what we could expect. She took extra care to post professional photos of our property and actively market our house. When negotiations were challenging, she was our advocate and provided sound advice. Brenna helped us reach the place of meeting our goals while being respectful to the buyer and realtor. Her pleasant and friendly disposition made it easy to work with her. We would definitely work with Brenna again and refer her to others."


"Brenna was amazing to work with.

She went above and beyond to do a great job. "

Matthew S

"Brenna Fahlin is a true professional!

She made the whole sale experience as stress free and easy as it could have been. I would recommend her in an instant!"

Chip A

"Brenna is the absolute best and made the process as easy as possible.


Amanda J

"Brenna was fantastic, simply the best experience with her.

Very insightful and honest. Provided critical opinions when asked, openly shared her opinions while remaining aware of our wants/needs. Great communicator and educator. Seemed to know the market well. She seemed busy which is expected for a working mom and the busy market, but still we always felt she was available and she never let anything slip."

Reece Z

"We loved working with Brenna!

We always felt confident that Brenna would do exactly as she said she would do. She was a delight to spend time with and we learned a great deal from her. If you are searching for a new home or selling your current home, we would absolutely recommend you work with Brenna!"

Joanna J

"Our home selling experience was surprisingly stress free during a time that every day brings something crazy.

I credit Brenna Fahlin for being the absolute perfect blend of professionalism and knowledge ability. Brenna was extremely patient during our process as we did think a little unconventional. Brenna's top-notch advice and straight forward honesty put us in a position in which we were able to receive multiple offers over asking price the first day of the listing! Brenna knows what she is doing, I feel extremely lucky to have her during this process. I honestly don't think anyone could have done it better. "

Shane U

"Brenna was awesome in every way, shape, and form.

We would recommend her to anyone. "

Trace A

Brenna was great!

So fun and helpful to work with!

Tawnee Conlon

"Brenna Fahlin was AMAZING.

We could ask her anything anytime and she helped us through the whole process! I’ve already recommended her to everyone we talk to! "

Rhiannon L

"We have worked with Brenna Fahlin at Real Living Messina since we bought our first home 4 years ago.

We have purchased two homes and sold one home with her and have always had the same excellent experience. We consider her a dear friend of ours after years of working together and would recommend her, and Real Living Messina, to anyone. Thank you!"

Shannon H

"Best realtor in Duluth hands down!


Justin P

"Brenna was absolutely amazing!

!! She was our rock through this crazy market. I'm so glad she was recommended to us by many friends who had her as a real estate agent in the past. She taught us so much about what to look for in a home and always had our best interest in mind. Her great relationships with fellow real estate agents in the area made sure we were always able to see homes we were interested in, and any questions we had answered. In the end she landed us the house of our dreams and we couldn't be happier! "

Bailey A

"Brenna was an incredible resource throughout our home selling process.

She stayed in very active communication all the way through to ensure there was never a surprise. I would absolutely recommend Brenna to anyone that is looking for an amazing agent."

Joseph B

"Brenna Fahlin was an absolute joy to work with when searching for our future home.

She is extremely knowledgeable in the northland area, which was super helpful when deciding where to live. Brenna was easy to reach and always willing to answer our questions throughout the whole process. Being first time gone buyers, we had a lot of questions and we appreciated Brenna’s knowledge and expertise. Brenna made this process smooth and enjoyable. "

Jesse O

"Brenna was great to work with - I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a home!

Chloe and Gage helped out along the way too and were also great to work with."


"Cannot speak highly enough about Brenna.

We have had dealings with other real estate companies and agents in the past with our previous home purchase and sale, and she blew them out of the water. Not only was she very knowledgeable about the area, but she also recommended great options for inspection, home loan, insurance, and title company. She fought for us getting items fixed or taken care of before the home closing, and even checked up on them before closing and got them to clean the carpet again (did a poor job still smelled like dog). Even when we did the initial walkthrough during an open house, she got back to us AND got into the house the same day (after open house was closed) to look at it. She was honest and told us we can find another like it eventually or wait for them to lower the price. Did not push the sale. I cannot share enough in this format to express how happy we were and still are with Brenna. She still answers questions and is helpful even after the fact. Way above and beyond, could not ask for anything better or anything else. She is a model all real estate agents should aspire to emulate."


"Excellent first home buying experience.

Brenna was engaged and very helpful throughout the entire process. Whenever I had questions or concerns, she was very quick to answer or give me feedback and the whole experience was very positive. I had recommended her through several friends who worked with her or knew of her, and I will be the first to recommend her to others. Absolutely superlative."

Freddie P

"We would recommend Brenna to anyone who is buying or selling.

Her approach is professional, and she works hard during the entire process. Thank you!"


"Brenna was the best.

This was my first house and I’m not easy to work with. She handled everything very professionally and took the time to explain things to me and calm me down when I’d get worked up. She by far is the best"


"Brenna went abate and beyond what would normally be expected from her.



"We had the best experience I could have asked for.

However, we almost passed Brenna up for another agent because she didn't say she would include a staging consult, even though she ended up doing that. Just because we didn't know that up front, we almost went with someone else."


"Brenna was great!

She was so personable and knowledgeable; we were taken care of from start to finish. She came highly recommended by a coworker and she outshined our expectations! "

Deborah S

"Brenna is fantastic!

She spent countless hours helping us find a home. She was very patient, understanding, and knowledgeable about the entire process. The way she walks you through a house is really helpful. She will point out things you would never think to look for. She is super easy to get along with and we were always so comfortable with her. She was incredibly helpful when it came to making offers and negotiations. Brenna was definitely the right choice for us, we truly enjoyed working with her. Thank you, Brenna!!! "

Camille I

"Brenna was an absolute joy to work with, 100% my go to agent from now on.


Cameron K

"I've only had 2 real estate transactions in my life.

Buying my home and selling it. Both with Real Living agents. If I ever decide to buy again, I will definitely use Real Living. Their agents are outstanding, and Brenna was the best to work with!"

Laura I

"Brenna was knowledgeable, honest, and incredibly helpful.

She made the entire process manageable and walked us through each step. We will definitely work with her again - there’s no one else we would trust!"

Bailey B

"Brenna spent time with us advising how best to present the house and how to point out features that might not be obvious to a potential buyer.

Additionally, she was very helpful in coordinating with our purchase agent out of state to make sure that needed documents were available. She is very personable and a good listener."


"Brenna was the absolute best realtor for us.

She quickly got to know us and learned exactly what we were looking for, ending up finding us the perfect home. She was always open to answering any of our questions and had great resources and information to share. She was a great communicator, organized, and we never felt any pressure. We could tell she was always on our team and was looking out for us! Thanks again Brenna!"

Anastasia R

"We used Brenna when we purchased our home 4 years ago.

As well as when we sold our home just this past month. She also referred us to a wonderful realtor down on the twin cities where we moved to! We really appreciate all the hard work she has done and will miss her tremendously!! "

Lindsey P

"We loved Brenna.

She was very real, made us feel like her priority in a very busy time, and didn’t let anyone try to get something past us."


"Brenna is very knowledgeable, down to earth, and knows exactly what you want.

I would recommend her to anybody in the area."


"Brenna Fahlin was my relator when I sold my house.

I had several different offers and helped me understand the process so that I could make an informed decision. I really appreciated her availability and that she spent time with me to help me. I was able to sell my house for 13% more than I was asking, and it sold in about a week. I would and have recommended Brenna to my friends and others. "


"Brenna is an incredible agent worthy of the highest praise.

This was our second opportunity to work with her, as she represented us on the sale of our home a year ago. She was very knowledgeable and approachable with all of our questions. When we did find the home we loved, she was essential in drafting a strategy that won the day. It has been a great pleasure with Brenna and I will hands down continue to recommend her to any of my friends or colleagues looking to buy or sell a home in the area."

Joseph B

"Brenna was fabulous.

Well-versed, quick to respond and follow-up to a variety of home selling questions and issues and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend her to others."

Kelley E

"Brenna was wonderful!

Very responsive when scheduling showings and very patient when answering our many questions. Would highly recommend for anyone looking at buying a house in the Duluth area."

Mallory D

"Brenna is an amazing realtor!

She has gone above and beyond our expectations. She trustworthy, kind, flexible, and knowledgeable. Even after closing she is working with us to fix an issue with the house that she wouldn't be required to. We can't say enough good things about her and would 100% recommend her to anybody!"


"Brenna was the perfect realtor.

She walked us through our first home buying experience and made it so much less stressful. She prepared us each step of the way and was always available for questions! I highly recommend her!!"


"Brenna Fahlin is a thoroughgoing professional: deeply knowledgeable of her subject, expert in her skills as a communicator, and evidently possessed of infinite decency and amiability.

My wife and I loved working with her and will eagerly recommend her to others."

Alexander V

"Brenna was the single best part of the homebuying process.

From start to finish she was an amazing support both in the house hunt and our lives transitioning to Duluth. I would unconditionally recommend Brenna to anyone buying or selling a home in the region. We cannot say enough positive things about her. She's a rock star agent. "

Lee H

"Brenna is incredibly knowledgeable, positive, professional, hard-working and an asset to your company.

We will highly recommend her to everyone who asks in the future. Thank you for our home."


"Brenna is amazing!

! She cares about us before during and after the sales. She goes above and beyond to make sure we are comfortable with everything that is happening throughout the entire home buying/selling process."

Shirley M

"I do not have enough great things to say about Brenna Fahlin!

We started our home search right at the beginning of the market taking a turnaround April/May of 2020. My husband and I were looking to sell our current home and purchase something larger for our growing family. We thought it might take a month or two and never anticipated finding our perfect home and getting an accepted offer would take 13+ months. Brenna stood with us every step of the way. I lost count of how many showings she took us to on the weekends and in the evenings and how many offers she wrote for us (really good ones I might add that were still denied.) We are so grateful that we had Brenna on our side during such a stressful year that should be an exciting time. She was always available by text and always made time for us. When she easily could have been tired of showing us homes, she kept on and NEVER pressured us into a house just to close a sale. She made a point to call out things we may have missed, and she knew exactly what we were looking for and expecting. I know that she had to make a lot of calls to us to say "sorry guys, they went with another offer" however, in hindsight I am so happy we lost some of those homes. When we did finally find the one, we were ready to go all in and she helped save us money by going in with a fair offer but asking closing costs. We thought in this market, no way... but it was accepted! Once we had an accepted offer, she helped us get top dollar for our current home in lakeside! She kept us informed on what to expect on next steps on the sale of our current home and purchase of the new one. Closing went seamlessly! Honestly, we are sad not see Brenna multiple times a month anymore! She felt more like a friend than a real estate agent! We will refer friends and family to her for sure! :) Thank you, Brenna!!! "

Shannon C

"Brenna is wonderful.

Can’t thank her enough for her help, knowledge, professionalism and friendship."


"Brenna is awesome!

She's always willing to help no matter the time. This was our second home purchase with her, and I couldn't imagine using anyone else. She's great at navigating everything and made the process easy and efficient. "

Eric A

"Brenna is both professional and personable.

She quickly got to know us and what we were looking for in a house and helped narrow down our options and worked quickly to get our house on the market under a time constraint. We hit a few bumps along the way, and she was very helpful in keeping us informed and made a stressful situation more bearable. We will definitely be recommending her to anyone we know looking to buy or sell!"

Amber T

"Brenna was fantastic to work with and easy to communicate with.

She was definitely on top of the market in terms of getting us into places that met our needs. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone looking to purchase a home."


"Brenna Fahlin was fantastic to work with and we are grateful that she was our realtor.

She was always available when we requested, responded quickly, answered questions thoroughly, and was very pleasant to work with. When it came to putting in an offer and closing, Brenna was incredible and made us feel comfortable with the whole process. "

Jeff A

"Brenna was so amazing and just made the process super easy for me.

She’s the best!!"

Tina H

"Brenna was amazing through the whole process.

She was better than we ever thought a real estate agent could be. She was knowledgeable, easy to work with, easy to get a hold of, always did her best to answer all of our many questions, took care of the bumps in the road, looked out for our best interest, helped us negotiate, and was able to close a deal we were happy with. Brenna did all of this for us with an exceptionally awesome attitude! She really enjoys what she does, and she is exceptional at it as well. Brenna helped us secure the lake cabin of our dreams and even gave us a gift at the closing; she is the best!"


"Brenna was so helpful and made our first-time home buying experience so wonderful.

She was great. "

Ellen D

"Brenna did a superior job with helping us negotiate buying a home after being out of the home buying market for 30 years.

She was always available for questions or meeting with us to show a home. She is an asset to Real Living Messina."


"Couldn’t have done it without her!


Chris F

"Brenna was an awesome realtor!

Very knowledgeable and had nothing but my kids and my own best interest in mind when looking at houses. "

Kevin W

"Brenna is upbeat, professional, and on top of her game!



"This is our second time working with Brenna and it won’t be our last!

She is always so responsive and helpful with the process and is always available to answer questions! We had some issues with the seller's realtor not being responsive to our offer and Brenna was able to contact him and get the process moving and they accepted our offer below asking price in this market! We have referred Brenna once already to family and I know they also had a great experience. Would recommend her to anyone! "

Samantha P

"Brenna was amazing!

We switched realtors from another company and found everything we were looking for with Brenna! She was extremely knowledgeable and also made the whole experience fun! All of our questions were answered quickly, and we even got our offer accepted at 9pm with her help! We couldn’t have asked for a better realtor!"

Alex O

"Brenna is professional in her business dealings.

She is positive and upbeat."


"Brenna was excellent, I would recommend her to all my friends and family.


Jaclyn Y

"Brenna was professional, courteous, knowledgeable and very helpful.

We couldn't have done it without her help."

Anna K

"Brenna Fahlin was wonderful to work with!

She was very knowledgeable of the market and the area in general, details of what to look for and questions to ask, and she was there whenever we had a question. We felt confident in her abilities to help us every step of the way and she made the entire buying process much more comfortable. We would definitely work with her again and will share her name with others. Thank you, Brenna!!!"

Mary M

"Brenna was a pleasure to work with.

She was available anytime we needed. She was very knowledgeable and personable making our home buying experience enjoyable! "

Jeanne S

"Brenna was great!

Very knowledgeable and pleasant to work with through the whole process. She was on top of the details and communicated with us frequently and promptly. Would recommend her to family and friends! "

Beth A

"Brenna is absolutely amazing!

! Can't thank her enough!"


"Great experience overall!



"My wife and I both found Brenna to very personal, knowledgeable about the local market, and was a great wealth of information regarding our questions during the process.

We both liked the fact that even from the initial meeting, she had similar thoughts on budgets and spending as my wife and I; she was very professional and informative during our journey of finding our house.\r\n\r\nI did just see Brenna at a home show the company was staffing a booth; she was happy to hear an update on how things are doing, and reiterated again not to hesitate to contact her with any questions we'd have in the future. The company is definitely better off having her on staff - keep up the great work!!"


"Brenna was fantastic.

We are so happy we chose her to be our realtor!"

Jenna P
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"Brenna Fahlin is thoroughly professional, deeply knowledgeable, and as honest as a mid-summer Duluth day is long. She listens carefully to her clients and is equally expert at working with and refining ... more "
by alexanderpettit4
"My husband and I are first-time homebuyers and Brenna made the process and smooth and as quick as possible! She scheduled showings ASAP after we requested to see houses, was quick about putting offers ... more "
by Hannah Kirkland
"Brenna was amazing from day one. She is always available and is truly on top of everything. She knows the market, she's honest about the houses you look at, and never tries to sell you on something she ... more "
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