About Our Team

Realty by Design is comprised of ultra-talented and experienced agents hand-picked by the broker for their desire to provide customized real estate services. Put us to work for you.

Lisa Henderson

Lisa Henderson

Broker and Owner

Hello, I am Lisa Henderson. 12 years ago, I was a home seller that chose a traditional real estate broker. I never thought to question any of the fees and I felt that the agent did a wonderful job. A couple of years later, I became an agent and I joined the same company that had helped me sell my home two years prior. However, during my training I discovered everything I had thought to be true wasn’t…

Bill Guider

Bill Guider

Client Savings Expert, Upper Fairfield County

Bill Guider has been selling real estate in western Connecticut since 1996. He joined Realty By Design because he felt it was time “do-it-yourselfers” in his area had the opportunity to save lots of money by doing a little of the work when it was time to sell their home…

Lori Doyle

Lori Doyle

Client Savings Expert

Hello, I’m Lori! I have been a realtor for eight years in Central Connecticut. I love helping my clients through the process of buying and selling their homes. So much has changed with the ways houses are listed and sold, but the cost structure has mostly stayed the same.

Having a degree in Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, I knew the numbers no longer added up!…

Marilyn Perkins

Marilyn Perkins

Client Savings Expert, New Haven County

Hello, I’m Marilyn. Many years ago, before I was a licensed agent, I was a home seller. But I was also more than that. Even though I had a full service agent, I did the property showings, the selling and when it came time to negotiate, I told my agent what to relay to the other agent.

I began to wonder why I was paying so much commission…

Brian Deal

Brian Deal

Client Savings Expert

Hi. I am Brian Deal and I am not only an agent, but also a Certified Financial Planner®.

Before becoming a licensed real estate agent, I have helped hundreds of clients with their home transaction and financing decisions, often having to step in when their agent did not do the work they were paid for (often overpaid in my opinion)…

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