Brett Malinski

    Broker | Owner | Realtor®

  • Brett Malinski

    Brett offers 16+ years of residential sales experience with Edina Realty and RE/MAX Results. He has witnessed a variation in market shifts and has remained confident, stable, and ambitious in his profession.

    As the owner of The FIRM, Brett offers an experience second to none. Technology-driven and exceptional client communication are what separates him from other agents. You will work directly with a high-level REALTOR® from start to finish. One contact always there every step of the way and beyond the moving day.


    Brett Malinski

    Broker | Owner | Realtor

    The FIRM

    4420 Valley View Rd. Suite 401

    Edina, MN 55424



  • The FIRM listing fees.

    The FIRM listing fees are flexible (4%-5%). Competing brokers charge between 6-7%. The FIRM pays out the standard rate of 2.7% to the buyer's agent and when Brett Malinski finds the buyer directly, the commission will be adjusted to 2.5% total.


    The FIRM does NOT charge a Broker Administration Commission (BAC) which is $1,000.00 (on average) for buyer/sell transaction with competing brokerages.


    Selling a $750,000 home? You could save $26,250.00


    My listings display on...

    Zillow, Trulia, REDFIN, Realtor.com, Edina Realty, RE/MAX +1000's more!

    These local and international real estate websites generate the majority of the home searches online. Our listings display on the above websites, ALL local broker sites, and syndicate to 1000's more and all real estate mobile applications.

    Google Advertising

    If you are looking for a home, you wouldn't open a magazine or newspaper today. You would get on a device and Google "Homes for sale in (City)."   The FIRM creates highly targeted Google ads that reach the most probable buyer for your home.

    Social Media Advertising

    One out of every four minutes on a mobile device is spent on social media sites. Our in-house team designs highly optimized social media ad campaigns that display our listings to thousands of potential buyers that fit the buyer profile for your home.

  • Meet the FIRM.

    Associates and partners.

    Anya Car

    Marketing Associate

    I assist Brett with social media ads, Google ads, and his MLS listing portal management. Although we may never meet, I am here if you have any suggestions or ideas for marketing your home.


    Kristina Leone

    Lionheart Staging

    Kristina is the owner of Lionheart Home Staging, a Minneapolis staging company. Lionheart has been working with builders and Realtors for over ten years!


    Michael Speak

    Professional Photographer

    As a professional photographer for over 15 years, Michael has focused his expertise in Real Estate, Interior Design, and Architecture. Michael is known for creating stunning images that evoke emotion.

    Pamela Todd

    Lending Partner Mega Star

    I have been a Mortgage Banker since 1995. My goal is to have every loan completed early, with the client being 100% educated with the process, their loan options, and plenty of time to review everything prior to closing.


    Ed (in red) Myslivecek

    Home Inspector


    When it comes time for a home inspection, there is no person better than Ed. His friendly personality and 20+ years of experience set him apart from other home inspectors. First time home buyers or a historical mansion, Ed is excellent to work with.

    Scott Orman

    Title Closer

    Watermark Title

    Scott has been a title professional for 20+ years. He excels at making all parties involved feel comfortable and cared for during the sometimes stressful real estate market.


  • Active Listings

    Please contact me for more information or a showing time.

    5124 Sheridan Ave S



    An adorable three-bedroom three bathrooms home. Charming finishes, exquisite design and adorable living spaces inside and out.  

    5523 Girard Ave S

    $399,990 | Just SOLD!

    Seller saved $10,400.00


    A total renovation from top to bottom. New everything!

    Oversized garage and much more!

    5631 Clinton Road

    $750,000/UNDER CONTRACT

    Seller will save $26,250.00


    A spacious walk-out Rambler offering four-bedrooms, two-bathrooms, two-car attached garage on a serene 1/2 acre lot overlooking Diamond Lake.

    4509 Browndale Ave

    Edina MN 55424



    Country Club Neighborhood. The main level features a formal living room, four-season porch, front office, separate formal dining room leads to the updated kitchen w/cozy eat-in space overlooking the private back yard.

  • Recently Sold


    6800 Valley View Rd.

    Edina, MN 55439

    SOLD | $950,000

    A well-appointed custom built home on a serene wooded private lot. Spacious high-end kitchen. In-floor heating (both levels) Amazing master suite with laundry. Home Theater.

    6305 S Knoll Drive

    Edina, MN 55436

    SOLD | $1,990,000

    Represented buyer's for this fantastic home in Parkwood Knolls. An incredible lot, indoor sport court and saltwater pool and so much more!

    5040 Upton Ave S.

    Minneapolis, Mn

    SOLD | $705,000

    Represented buyer's on this beautiful home purchase. Pending closing Sept 25th. Multiple offers were received and my clients won the bidding war!

  • 38 Luverne Ave

    Multiple Offers in two days.

    These sellers were ecstatic after following my FIRM Method of selling. We listed for $780,000 and landed at $810,000 sale price.

    5049 Belmont Ave

    Under contract in three days.

    Not as updated as 38 Luverne, but priced it at $750,000 Found the perfect match for this home through MLS. Sold in one day for $740,000.

  • The Firm Brand

    A classic real estate sign that lends itself well to any caliber of home; a modest property or luxury estate. Our subtle brand tells people your home is for sale with style.

    One contact, one number, one mission.

  • On a personal note

    As a husband and proud father of three daughters, I understand how a home should function for all stages of life. Upsizing or downsizing, my friendly approach and years of experience have earned me an excellent reputation in the industry.

    I look forward to connecting with you soon.



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