Don Simpson Realtor®

Don Simpson was born and raised in Hemet and graduated from Hemet high school. He worked for Lockheed Aircraft until he was drafted into the United States Army in 1968. After completing infantry training, Don served in the First Cavalry Division in Vietnam. During his tour, he was awarded the CIB, Silver Star, Air Medal, Army Commendation, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars, Valorous Unit Award, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm Device, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal with “60” Device. He was awarded the Silver Star, the nation’s third highest award for valor, on July 1, 2017, fifty years after the action. He spent some time working in the auto racing field before stepping into real estate.
Don began working as a real estate agent in 1977 in Western Riverside County. In 1980, he started work for the Eastern Municipal Water District and was responsible for acquiring easement and real property for district facilities as well as selling any district excess property until he retired in 2001. After retirement, he went to work as an appraiser and real estate broker for 13 years until April 2015. In January 2017, he established Don Simpson Real Estate and joined the AARE team in October 2018.
Don has a passion for helping clients with their real estate needs while exercising the upmost integrity and honesty. He provides his clients with the tools needed to reach their goals and uses his negotiation skills and past appraisal experience lead him to complete successful sales and help buyers feel comfortable. He draws a sense of accomplishment from working with clients through the sales and purchase processes.
Don believes that listings are the lifeblood of longevity in the real estate industry and puts special focus on helping sellers get the best possible price for their property. He does his best work with most age groups in the mid to upper income range who have high quality homes to sell or are advancing in buying real estate. Even though this demographic is his specialty, he is experienced in working with buyers and sellers from all walks of life. Because he has lived in the community for seventy-two years, he has intricate knowledge of each neighborhood.
He offers consistent follow-up and communication and experienced pricing. He brings his honesty and sense of humor to the job to effectively meet his clients’ needs. As a former certified residential appraiser, he is especially knowledgeable and knows what appraisers will use as a comparable sale. Don is also a licensed realtor and passed member of the International Right of Way Association.
Don and his wife Susie have been married for forty-eight years. They have five children, ten grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. Don is active in the American Legion and is a member of the Riverside National Cemetery Memorial Honor Guard Team Two. He is active in his community as a volunteer sheriff and church member. In his spare time, he restores a 1951 CJ-3A Willys Jeep and spends time off-roading.

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