Our Team


At Home DSM is a progressive real estate team with over a decade of experience consisting of Rachael Harms, Brandon Patterson, and Shannon Coryell. Whether you are a 1st time home buyer, looking to build a custom forever home, or selling your existing home, we specialize in creating the best streamlined real estate experience for our clients. At Homes DSM implements the latest marketing strategies including HD photos, social media, and virtual tours to sell client listings. We also developed a series of courses to educate buyers and sellers on everything from a first home purchase to staging a home to sell.

Brandon and his wife, Jill live in Waukee with their son, Lachlan. Brandon works closely with the local Home Builders Association (HBA), where he formerly sat on the Board of Directors, as the former Chairman of the annual Home & Remodeling Show. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the Waukee Chamber of Commerce, working with all of the great local organizations in and around Waukee. In addition, Brandon is also a liaison to Waukee Economic Development Corporation.

Rachael is originally from Cedar Falls and graduated from Iowa State University with degrees in Political Science and English. Rachael moved to Des Moines after college and began her career in sales and marketing. Rachael and her husband, Ryan, live in West Des Moines with their dog, Piper, and is serving on the Young Professionals Connection board as the Social Chair. She is also active with Young Variety and the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce. Rachael is an affiliate for Homes for Heroes, which is a program designed to give back to local heroes in their home buying and selling ventures.