About Dependable Home Buyers, LLC

We provide win-win solutions to help homeowners get out of their sticky situations… like Foreclosure, owning a burdensome property, probate, or anything else. At Dependable Home Buyers, LLC, we focus on providing you with a solution to your situation so you can continue to do the things you love.

Dependable Home Buyers, LLC is a real estate solutions company based out of Jacksonville.  We’re a family owned business and focus on helping homeowners like you find solutions for your problem whether you’re going through a foreclosure, can’t sell your property, or just need to sell their house for all kinds of reasons.

Jason Palmer, President

Jason is a native of Jacksonville, and enjoyed a career as a highly decorated Police Officer with over eighteen years of esteemed service to his community, retiring in 2017 to pursue his passion in real estate.

Jason began building his Real Estate portfolio over a decade ago by acquiring residential properties for both sales and rentals. Jason is very well versed in every type of Real Estate Transaction and at present, Dependable Home Buyers LLC, is considered a premier, full-scope, all-inclusive, Real Estate Investment Firm.

In Jason’s free time he is a deeply devoted Husband and Father who enjoys spending time with his family, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, dining out, and spending time at the shooting range with friends.

Jason and his Wife, Aislinn, are passionate about helping children. In 2010 they became foster parents to help children in need, ultimately adopting two children and providing them with their new “forever family”. They are also proud sponsors of Wolfson Children’s Hospital -Oncology Unit, as well as children in need overseas.  Jason and Aislinn have four children and reside on the Southside of Jacksonville.

Jillian D. Scandura, COO

Jillian was born and raised in Oswego, NY and later, Manhattan, New York. Jillian is a Graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYC. Jillian holds Dual-Baccalaureate degrees in Fashion Management and Business Administration. Jillian graduated Summa cum laude.

Post-graduate, Jillian began her career as a Senior Service Coach and later, Brand Manager; with Jet Blue Airways. After seven years of service, Jillian aligned with brands such as: Bloomingdale’s, Swarovski North America, Marcus Lemonis LLC,  and J Turner & Company as a CEO/District Manager/Business Consultant, respectively.

In Jillian’s free time she enjoys dining out with her Son, being a Flag Football Mom, days at the beach, and giving gently used clothing  to her charity of choice; Alpha Omega Miracle Home in St. Augustine, Florida.

Jillian is a former Miss New York, USA, Petite and enjoys coaching current title-holders, and aspiring ones, on a limited basis. She currently has an AMAZING Miss Utah, USA as a title-holder.

Jillian resides in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida with Son, Asher (9) and her Pure Bred Persian, The Duke of York (18), respectively.

Derek Nelson, Dispositions Manager

The son of a Naval Officer, Derek spent his early years in Athens and London. After graduating from the University of Rhode Island,  Derek embarked on a successful career on Wall Street, trading equities and options for both the sell and buy side.

Always passionate about real property investing, Derek made the move to Freedom Mortgage in 2014, and later launched the Correspondent channel at Citadel Servicing. Most recently, he was Sales Director at DAR Data Services, a startup crypto asset pricing and data supplier in New York City.

Derek resides in Jacksonville, along with his wife and 1 year old son. They enjoy sailing, swimming and long walks with the family’s impossibly ill-behaved Australian Shepherd, Hallie.

Bissi BiCenzo, Acquisitions Manager

Bissi is a native of Springfield, Illinois and is an Economic Development Professional with a background in downtown revitalization, redevelopment of blight, land banking, historic revitalization, site selection and real estate.

She has managed over $55 Million of Tax Increment Finance Funds and worked as project manager for numerous redevelopment projects in historic downtown Springfield, including the redevelopment of historic Abraham Lincoln era buildings.

She resides in Jacksonville with her husband and their two rescue dogs and they have two grown children they are desperately trying to get off the payroll.  Bissi is a Graduate of the University of Illinois at Springfield and the prestigious University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute.

Tiffany Crosby, Office Manager

Tiffany hails from a Military Family and was born in Berlin,  Germany. Her Parents are U.S. born, and as a “Military Brat”, she has resided in many states such as: Hawaii, South Carolina, New Mexico, Delaware, and New Hampshire; before calling Jacksonville, Florida her home.

Tiffany was previously employed with Chase as a Senior Production Compliance Officer for twenty-years and has over twenty-one years of experience in Real Estate Transactions.

She and her Husband, Donnie, have five children together who range in age from 17 – 27. They are also proud Grandparent’s to two Grandchildren, and are eagerly anticipating the arrival of their third, in early 2019.

In their free time they enjoy being freshly-minted Grandparent’s, quality time with their grown children, and playing Darts recreationally.

Hazel Dellosa, Executive Marketing Assistant

Hazel is a graduate candidate of The Top University in Manila, Philippines. She  majored in Philippine Studies and minored in Tourism. She is currently working on her Baccalaureate Thesis.

Hazel works dutifully to insure the future success of her younger siblings by working full time amidst her studies. She plans to marry her long-time sweetheart, and begin her own family, when her siblings graduate University.

In Hazel’s free time, she enjoys party planning, preparing desserts, and photography. She is also an animal lover and has several rescue dogs.

Hazel resides in a province outside of Manila, where she enjoys being surrounded by the nature of lush tree’s, the river, and many of Manila’s finest natural elements.

Arshad Iqbal, Sales and Marketing Assistant

Arshad Iqbal is a 2008 Graduate of Karachi University and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree.

Arshad and his lovely Wife, Rabia, have been married for ten years and have one Son, named Harris. They reside in Karachi, Pakistan near the oceanfront.

In Arshad’s free time he enjoys being with his Family, meditation, and listening to Sufi music for relaxation.




How We Work With Homeowners

If you have any questions about how we work, what the process of selling a house or having us help you avoid foreclosure, or just want to learn more about us… don’t hesitate to contact us anytime!

Call Dependable Home Buyers, LLC Today! (904) 204-3883

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