What Clients Have to Say about Deelyn Neilson

What Clients Have to Say about Deelyn Neilson

I heard great things about Deelyn and knew she was the one that would sell my house. She staged the house and gave us all the advantage of her vast knowledge of the market and expertise. She is a friend as well as great sale person.
~Buddy and Joyce Bock, Ford's Colony


We began our search a year before our actual purchase. We lived in NY and, most of the time, searching remotely. Deelyn was always open and honest with her professional knowledge of the market but, also always listened and never dismissed our thought on home values. Through our year long process, Deelyn always promptly responded to our questions and concerns about properties.

We knew exactly what we were looking for. Deelyn paid attention to what we were looking for and never tried to steer us in another direction.

~Jane and Doug Lambert, Governor's Land


Deelyn was very well prepared and knows the Williamsburg area extremely well. Her responsiveness and ability to explain things sets her apart. She is a hard worker and goes above and beyond for clients. 

~David and Candice Welch, Villages of Westminster


In the beginning, Dee pushed for a higher price listing than we sought. Final result: we got about 15K more than we had hoped!
~Frank and Carolyn Battle, Ford's Colony

Deelyn is an exceptional realtor.  She has the ability to buy and sell houses within all price ranges.  Deelyn promptly answers texts, phone calls and emails.  She has many positive working relationships with local loan officers, title companies, and contractors. Deelyn is well respected by her peers and colleagues.  Scott and I highly recommend her for purchasing and selling homes.

~Amy and Scott Zrakovi


"I would recommend her to anyone who was looking to buy or sell their home. About the best compliment we can give Deelyn is, we now feel like we have made a new friend."
~Glen and Linda Starling

"What a talent!   Deelyn was able to determine within a hour the type of home that would suit us.  It was actually the very first house  she showed us, even though we looked at others, that we ended up buying.  Now that is hitting the nail on the head!   She was a delight to work with.  So easy going and though we were across country on opposite coast, she made the miles and time difference seamless when responding to our questions and concerns, effecting legal documents, and pulling all of the pieces together for a closing.  We have relied on her for several recommendations and have been impressed with all of them.  We feel truly indebted for her having gone above and beyond the role of a realtor.  We joke that she is our best friend in Willlamsburg, but this is true!  Thank you, Deelyn."

~Patricia and Eric Wightman


"Deelyn and her staff are very professional yet friendly and their knowledge of the market is exceptional. We had a wonderful experience selling our home. Deelyn sold our home quickly and for a fair price. We doubt any other agent could have done better and would recommend her to anyone."





~Suzi Mills, Kingsmill

Absolutely the best Real Estate Agent we've ever used. Very recently we had the pleasure of her totally handling all aspects of our recent home sale in Williamsburg, VA. The house was listed, sold and closed in less than 30 days following our listing with Deelyn. She is head and shoulders above any other RE Agent we have used in our 60 years involving more than 28 home relocation events. She is truthfully Mrs. Professional Real Estate Agent #1. Her background and ongoing efforts, coupled with a vast and comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of the trade are outstanding. Deelyn is extremely personable, totally dedicated, very highly motivated and deeply aware of the ever changing business she has mastered. As a Real Estate professional, she has no peer. Her charm, grace and attitude were of the highest level of confidence and showed her deep working knowledge and abilities in an extremely competitive market environment. I very strongly recommend that if you are anticipating or undergoing making a decision regarding buying or selling a home; regardless of pricing, you could never find a better Agent to handle your needs. She is, very simply said: "GREAT".

~Vic Markey, Ford's Colony





Deelyn is a pleasure to work with. Easy to talk to, and she is obviously very knowledgeable about her profession. She was equally excellent with each step in the process.

~Jeffrey and Anne Moore, Governor's Land




Deelyn went above and beyond her duties to help us with the sale. She did everything right and was very helpful.
~Gail Joseph, Ford's Colony

Deelyn was great. We had many challenges selling my property and she was very responsive and took care of the house since I live in Maryland. She is very customer focused.
~Tom Bower, Ford's Colony


She made me fully aware of everything that was going on every step of the way. And she made me feel very comfortable throughout the whole transaction. I tell everyone around me what a great job she did.

~Donna LeClair, Villages of Westminster





Deelyn is a true professional and knowledgeable real estate agent.  She worked with us until we found the house that said "Welcome Home" when we walked in the front door, then supported us throughout the closing process.  She has a delightful personality and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to   anyone looking for a home in the Williamsburg area.




~Nancy and Paul Hunt, Ford's Colony


Deelyn is the consummate professional! We found her to be prepared and extremely knowledgeable. We especially appreciated her insights and ability to play "hard ball" while we were juggling 3 offers immediately after listing. A smooth transaction from beginning to end, and one we seriously appreciate after having a much more difficult time in our buyer transaction in GA. Would recommend her to anyone and very pleased to have made a new friend!




~Jennifer and Peter Beaulieu, Villages of Westminster

Great advice to help set up the house and have it properly staged for a quick sale. Also great advice on pricing strategy.

~John and Carolyn Sparger
Ford's Colony, Williamsburg


Deelyn was wonderful. She worked hard for us.

~Peggy and Bob Cooney, Ford's Colony


We have moved and sold homes several times. Deelyn is the most competent agent we have ever used.

~Tom and Dottie, Ford's Colony

First-rate work to position, price and market our house; expert guidance and negotiation through the rough spots. Pleasant professionalism throughout.

~Michael and Megan Adams, Ford's Colony

16 of my 34 years in banking was spent in real estate. Deelyn is far and away the most competent and professional realtor I've encountered. I was glad she was on our side of the transaction.

~Paul and Gere Brown, Ford's Colony​

Deelyn was amazing! She was definitely an advocate for us throughout the whole process and attentive to every question or concern that we had. The best compliment we can give is, after this whole process, we consider her our friend. We would highly recommend her to anyone serious about selling their house or purchasing a future home.

~Nick Louridas, Ford's Colony​





We just love Deelyn. She's our realtor for life.

Deelyn we know is very busy, however we felt we were her only clients. We have bought and sold many times and Deelyn has been our best experience. We could not have asked for more.
~Carri and Jim Nielsen, Ford's Colony​

Deelyn was always ahead of our requests and needs.
~Richard and Sheila Compisi, Ford's Colony

Deelyn is wonderful. Lots of personal service.
~Cindy Rudin, Braemar Creek

Truly a pleasure working with Deelyn. She did not pressure me and truly gave sound advice regarding the purchase. She is also very thorough in ensuring all repairs needed were made by the seller.

~Rita Wurm, Greensprings West

We have bought and sold 12 homes all over the Eastern seaboard in our 51 years of marriage and she is the finest agent we have ever known. We have recommended her to everyone.

~Mike and Peg Jones - Ford's Colony

Deelyn was someone I could trust. Anytime I asked any question she went beyond what she needed to do to find answers. She protected me and looked out for my best interests. I will be forever grateful.
~ Melva Snyder, Colonial Heritage

Bill and Kathy Reilly - Ford's Colony

Excellent knowledge of current local real estate market, timely and effective marketing of our home, great networking skills with outside realtor to bring the buyer to our home. House went under contract within 9 days of original listing!



Deelyn was so wonderful to work with and our house was under contract in only 2 1/2 weeks because of her! We so appreciate her professionalism and knowledge about the market! We will definitely refer anyone we know who's moving/buying to Deelyn.

~ Lauren and Jesse Faisant - Westmoreland


Deelyn with Carol Montesano

Being on my own and selling my house seemed an overwhelming task. Deelyn Neilson patiently took me through the process one step at a time. My input was foremost but added to her practical suggestions, along with some teamwork from her assistants, the house was readied, listed and under contract in just 3 days!

The details needed for closing were many, but again, Deelyn was with me every step of the way. I partnered with Dee in a business venture and found instead a friend in my corner. That partnership led to a successful sale in only 5 weeks. I'm SOLD on Deelyn Neilson!

​~Carol Montesano - Colonial Heritage

I extend my deepest appreciation for your service to my Mother and me over this last year!! Your professionalism, sustained efforts, excellent marketing and friendly personality made our whole sales experience an enjoyable one. I would wholeheartedly recommend you to any prospective buyer or seller in the Williamsburg area.

~Matt Martin - Queens Lake

This was our first home purchase and Deelyn made us feel very comfortable, answered all of our questions and held our hand throughout the process making it much less stressful than it could have been!

~Caroline Kelley

Deelyn was always available to talk to with any questions or concerns. She not only helped us to purchase our new home but also listed our previous home. Her knowledge and expertise were a comfort to us both. We knew we were in capable, reliable hands.

~Dan and Cheryl Cimmino - Stonehouse and Greensprings West

We highly recommend Deelyn. From staging our home for sale, pricing the home based on market, marketing the home and negotiating the offer, Deelyn exceeded our expectations.

~Amy Mead - Creekside Landing

Deelyn was a sweetheart to work with, but extremely capable and professional, and all-business when we got into negotiations with prospective buyers. She did a great job walking us through the process of selling, and always provided excellent guidance when we asked for advice. We give Deelyn our highest recommendation, and wouldn't hesitate to point buyers and sellers in her direction.

~Craig and Harmony Hunter

"Simply put,Deelyn Neilson is a superb realtor. She has the requisite knowledge of the industry along with the people skills to help guide a buyer to the home of their dreams. She’s also a problem solver…our closing was particularly difficult because of some unusual issues over which we had no control – but that didn’t stop her from jumping into the fray appropriately to engage the right people to make things happen. The end result was our buying that dream home. Deelyn is our realtor of choice – our recommendation to anyone who asks us for advice…bottom line, a real professional, a real winner."

~ Dino and Toby Papas

Deelyn Neilson with client Frances Hall

Deelyn with client Frances Hall

"Now that the packing boxes are finally unpacked and I have a chance to breathe, I want to take the opportunity to thank you for all you did to ensure a successful sale of my townhome at 4641 Town Creek Drive. I valued your expertise in pricing, staging and marketing my home so that the right buyers came along. And I also appreciated the feedback you provided on each showing. Finally, your guidance during the negotiation and closing process was invaluable. So, thank you!"

~ France Hall, New Town

"How lucky were we to have found Deelyn! She was completely vested with us in selling our Williamsburg home. We felt like we really had a partner in our effort, and she had our back the whole way. She was honest with us in pricing which was obviously a huge help. She also staged and looked after our home once we moved out of state. We never worried for a moment that our home was being well looked after once we had moved.I only wish we had known about Deelynfrom the start. She was a delight, fun and so easy to work with. Honestly, you should clone her!"

~ Rebecca Shulklapper

Deelyn with client Ray Nolan

"Deelyn was awesome, this was my first home purchase. She was patient, informative and made this nerve-racking process seem like a cakewalk. Honestly, if everything went as smooth and easy as this process, life would be awesome."

~ Ray Nolan

Deelyn with clients Roger and Susan Scott

"She did so many things that this is hard to pin down. One example is her willingness to assist other agents and their buyers to make the sale."

~ Roger and Susan Scott

Deelyn with client Phillip Epperson

"Deelyn is absolutely the best Realtor we have ever had the pleasure to work with. She works 24/7 for her clients and you feel like you are her top priority. She listens to what you want in a house and then, because she knows the market so well, finds you the house of your dreams. She is right with you from the beginning to closing. She has great contacts if you need help with financing. Bottom line... She is the Realtor to choose if you are looking for a home in the Williamsburg area."

~ Phillip Epperson

"Deelyn was well informed, fair minded and an effective advocate for Ford’s Colony, Williamsburg and Liz Moore & Associates."

~ Paul and Nancy Paulter

"Deelyn went above and beyond all expectations. She always had my best interest in mind. She responded to every question and inquiry promptly and with all the facts. If she didn’t know, she found out. She kept things on schedule and we closed on time. I feel that not only was she my agent but I hope that I can now call her my friend as well."

~ ​Gerry Weissenburger

Deelyn with client Michael Sanders

"Deelyn went the extra mile to accommodate my schedule, often calling or meeting with me after business hours."

~Michael Sanders

"My husband and I found Deelyn through one of her listings – we saw a house we liked and contacted her about it. What a stroke of good luck for us. We knew instantly that we would work well with her, and even though we started out thinking that it would take the next year to find a new home, Deelyn’s knowledge, kindness, and competence meant that we found a beautiful home and made a great deal in no time. She is calm under pressure, savvy and a pleasure to work with. We would recommend her to anyone, whether buying or selling; she’s wonderful at every part of the process. Thank you, Deelyn!"
~Amy Haley and Nick Popper, Kingsmill
"I wanted to take an opportunity to thank you for all of your consistent, dedicated hard work on my behalf. The home that you found for me is a delight! I marvel at the professional expertise that you exhibited in both selling my previous home and locating my existing home. The constraints that you dealt with were not easy and you handled each one with a fantastic attitude and grace. I’m forever indebted to you for your vision in recommending I “look” at my wonderful house. It is everything and more that I wanted. Any prospective client should know that they are in extremely competent and capable hands."
With All My Gratitude,
~Lisa Whitmore, Ford’s Colony
"We came to Virginia to be closer to my daughter and grandkids. Being from N.Y. and not familiar with real estate, we naturally were wary. But to our surprise the problems normally faced by "out-of-staters" were simplified by Deelyn. First off, she's honest and trustworthy. Even more important she did her job so well I insisted that she be my broker, even though I was fully aware she was working for the seller. She either satisfied our every request or explained why that wasn't possible. Additionally she made the overall experience of buying real estate some 440 miles away as easy as if we lived around the corner. To add one more note: The closing by Lytle Title was as smooth as silk with no surprises. My wife & I would strongly recommend Deelyn for any real estate transaction based on her knowledge and honesty."
~ Sherwin and Frannie Evans, Colonial Heritage
"We had been struggling to sell our parents' beautiful home in a difficult market. Deelyn gave us great practical advice about pricing, made recommendations on painting and decorating, staged the home so it looked like a model and helped us through every aspect of a challenging closing. Her professionalism, perseverance and attention to detail were noteworthy. It was a pleasure to work with her and I can only offer superlatives about the work she did for us."
~The Quinn Family, Ford's Colony
“From the moment we met Deelyn, we knew that she would be the perfect realtor to help us through our journey of selling and buying a home. Her professional, yet personable and cheerful demeanor put us at ease with every situation along the way. Not only was she able to sell our home in a timely manner, but she helped us to find the perfect home for our family; one ten times better than what we could have imagined for ourselves. Deelyn was such a joy to work with, and made the whole experience so pleasurable that we were almost sad to see it end.”
~ Chris and Katie Smith, Greensprings Plantation
“Once Deelyn knew all features of a home I was looking for, and the location I really wanted to live in, she was determined and worked very hard to find my perfect home for me; she proved that by only showing me homes that were in the location I wanted and had those certain features that I must have!”
~CDR C. Jamieson, U.S.N., Powhatan Woods at Powhatan Secondary
"In 2007 we decided we needed to be closer to our daughter in Alexandria Va. At the time, we were living in Scottsdale, Arizona. We lived there for over 12 years and loved it. After considering a number of different locations on the East coast, we decided on Williamsburg.
We began to research the local real estate market in Williamsburg online. One day I received a huge information packet on the Williamsburg area. It was from Deelyn. Up to this point I had never communicated with Deelyn directly. We were very impressed with the package she sent. Needless to say, when we decided to go to Williamsburg, we called Deelyn. She helped us with our reservations at the Marriott and took us around and gave us an idea as to what Williamsburg had to offer. It was a great trip. Deelyn was the best. We decided Williamsburg was to be our new home.
My wife and I flew back to Scottsdale and put our home on the market. We thought it would probably take months to sell our house. However, we were lucky and sold it in a few months. With our home sold, we flew back to Williamsburg and the rest is history. Deelyn found us the perfect home. We bought in Ford's Colony. Because we lived 2,400 miles away we had to rely on Deelyn to handle things for us. She was great. There were no problems, she made this transaction a pleasure. I only wish I could have used Deelyn when we purchased a condo recently in Alexandria. That transaction further illustrated to me how exceptional Deelyn is!"
~Doug and Michele Rando, Ford's Colony
“We moved to Williamsburg from South Carolina almost 3 years ago knowing no one. Deelyn's name was given to us by a new acquaintance. We called Deelyn before we moved here telling her we wanted to rent at first to learn the area. She spent much time with us looking for a place to rent. After we were settled in our rental, she frequently showed us available houses in neighborhoods in which we were interested in living. Deelyn genuinely cared for our family and made sure we found our place to call "HOME". Today Deelyn continues to nurture our family and we are blessed to call her "friend." Deelyn is a true professional who truly cares for her customers.”
~English and Wrenn Holland, Settler’s Mill
"As many of you might imagine, placing one's home on the market at the height of 2008/2009's Great Recession is no venture for the timid. But a variety of circumstances dictated we do just that. When we moved from the Beach and bought here six years ago, everything was selling, and fast. So our agent's job was pretty easy. This time around, the scenario was very different and we needed a realtor who could bring superior interpersonal, analytical, marketing and professional relationship skills to the table: Deelyn Nielsen was, and is, that Realtor. I will recommend Deelyn to any prospective seller or buyer. She is as adept at sharing the vision of what you want to purchase as she is incredibly tireless in finding you a qualified buyer. I will always seek Deelyn's partnership in future real estate endeavors and recommend you do the same."
~Keith A. Whitmore, Ford's Colony
“I expect my real estate agent to be knowledgeable and professional, but courteous, tenacious, charming, and tough too! Deelyn Neilson is all of this and more. I would recommend her to anyone looking to buy a new home or sell their existing one.”
~Joe Harrow, Fieldcrest Estates
"I have purchased several homes over the years and from all of the real estate agents I have dealt with Deelyn has been the most professional. While my husband is overseas she helped me with finding and purchasing a home within six weeks without any bit of stress. My experience with Deelyn’s understanding of what I was looking for helped make buying a home the least stressful experience I have had. I will refer her to anyone I can."
~Doris Elliott, Scott's Pond

Contact Information

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Deelyn Donnelly Neilson
Liz Moore and Associates
5350 Discovery Park Blvd.
Williamsburg VA 23188
Mobile: 757-503-1999
Fax: 757-240-5665

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