Jeremy Brandt

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Jeremy Brandt
Born (1978-08-24) August 24, 1978 (age 38)
Spokane, Washington
Occupation Entrepreneur

Jeremy Brandt (born August 24, 1978) is an American technology entrepreneur, commentator, and founder of multiple real estate companies including and 1-800-CashOffer.


During the dot-com boom, Brandt was active in the Dallas technology community and served as a Director of Infrastructure for the eBusiness consulting company Scient.[edit]

After the dot-com bust forced layoffs at Scient, Brandt founded to link distressed home sellers with qualified cash home buyers.


Brandt founded 1-800-CashOffer to offer marketing, branding and training services to real estate professionals.[1]

We Buy Houses[edit]

In 2012 Brandt purchased the company We Buy Houses, widely touted as the most prevalent brand in the world for residential real estate investing. In 2013 he re-launched the company, catering to all aspects of the real estate investor lifecycle.[2]


Brandt is an active member in Entrepreneurs' Organization, a global non-profit for entrepreneurs. He is a board member and has served as President of the Dallas chapter[3] and is a founder of the Fort Worth chapter.[4]

Media Attention[edit]

Brandt has been quoted in the media as an expert on real estate, the housing market and small business activity, including regular appearances on CNBC, CNN,[5] FOX News,[6] and USA Today.[7]

Short Sale Fraud[edit]

In 2011, Brandt exposed extensive fraud by banks demanding kickbacks from real estate agents to approve a short sale, threatening to foreclose if they were not paid. The story was covered by CNBC[8] and others. The fraud exposure included recorded phone conversations with bank employees making kick-back demands of real estate agents, and suggesting the payments be made outside of the HUD-1 settlement form, a clear violation of RESPA laws.


  1. ^ "Selling Homes The Short-er Way". Retrieved 2 Jun 2011. 
  2. ^ "We Buy Houses Press Release". Retrieved 6 Jun 2013. 
  3. ^ "EO Dallas Board of Directors". Retrieved 2 Jun 2011. 
  4. ^ "EO Fort Worth". Archived from the original on 2012-06-28. Retrieved 3 Apr 2012. 
  5. ^ "Larry King Live: Foreclosures". Retrieved 2 Jun 2011. 
  6. ^ "Strategic Mortgage Defaults". Retrieved 2 Jun 2011. 
  7. ^ "Experts share home market views". USA Today. May 1, 2008. Retrieved 2 Jun 2011. 
  8. ^ "Big Banks Accused of Short-Sale Fraud". Retrieved 2 Jun 2011.