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“We just recently closed on what had been a rental home with Gavin Schneider as our sellers agent. The advice Gavin gave on pricing and which repairs … more
by truedana1


“Amy Baalaer at Abode Base was FANTASTIC to work with! My favorite part about working with Amy was how down to earth and not pushy she was. She seemed … more
by jonandlindseyself


“Lydia helped work around my crazy work schedule. We looked, literally, all over the state of WA. She willingly showed us countless properties without … more
by trot27

Client Testimonials

  • 5 star ratingFrom start to finish I have nothing but positive things to say about Abode Base Real Estate. My husband and I worked with David Lee and he was AMAZING!! He listened to us and gave us honest answers. He constantly went above and beyond to help us. He was supportive... read more

    Melissa E. Avatar Melissa E.
  • Gavin and Kris were great to work with! From renting our home to selling they helped every step of the way

    JJ F. Avatar JJ F.
  • 5 star ratingWe have absolutely loved working with Amy! We call her "Super Amy!" She has gone above and beyond the call of duty the whole time we have worked with her! She is professional, knowledgeable, bubbly, upbeat, sweet and easy to work with. We loved working with her so much we... read more

    Teresa L. Avatar Teresa L.
  • So very happy with my experience!! Amy Baalaer was so very knowledgeable and helpful throughout this 1st time process for me!! I couldn't be happier!! I would definitely recommend Abode Base and Amy!! Amy worked with me an entire year and never gave up on me she is so... read more

    Amy V. Avatar Amy V.
  • 5 star ratingWe recently embarked on the adventure of purchasing our first home, while out-of-state, and in the middle of moving.  David did an amazing job of working with us, talking to us at late hours (yay different time zones), answering endless questions, and walking us through the very competitive market of... read more

    J V. Avatar J V.
  • Gavin was very helpful and informative, as first time buyers he explained everything to us from start to finish. The best part is that he knew the in and out of the VA. We found a beautiful home that was below our price range. Him and his team are awesome!

    Jessica M. Avatar Jessica M.
  • Gavin, Kris and the Abode Base team were great to work with and helped us tremendously during the daunting task of selling/buying a new home. They set the bar pretty high and are a hard team to beat. We would do it all over again as long as... read more

    Martin I. Avatar Martin I.
  • If you find yourself in search of a new home I would highly recommend Amy Baalaer at Abode Base Real Estate. My husband received a Job promotion which required us to move from Alaska to Washington in under two months so it would have been almost impossible without Amy and... read more

    Michelle F. Avatar Michelle F.
  • Gavin is a true professional and absolutely loved by his clients. As one of Gavin's preferred lenders, I have the pleasure to work with his clients on a daily basis. I continually hear from his clients how impressed they are with his work ethic and attention to detail. Gavin is... read more

    Devin Q. Avatar Devin Q.
  • Gavin and abode base realty managed the sale of our rental house in Seattle and purchase of another house in Port Orchard. Gavin and his army of referrals negotiated all the issues flawlessly. We sold our house in 1 day for substantially over list price and completed our 1031 exchange... read more

    kurt s. Avatar kurt s.
  • 5 star ratingWe were first time home buyers when we met Gavin and his team. The process of buying our first home was so smooth and now we have sold our home with the help of Gavin. Our home sold within 4 days of being on the market. We moved from Washington... read more

    Jessica R. Avatar Jessica R.
  • Great experience selling our house with Abode Base. Gavin did a walkthrough a few months before we listed to recommend some upgrades and ensure the house was ready for pictures and listing. The team was very helpful on picture day and throughout the rest of the process. They offered great... read more

    Zachary M. Avatar Zachary M.
  • The Adobe Real Estate team did an outstanding job handling my real estate transaction. I live out of state and Adobe helped me flip and sell my rental property in Spanaway. The property was in completed disarray after the last tenants moved out. Thankful, my family put me in touch... read more

    Michelle S. Avatar Michelle S.
  • 5 star ratingI had a great overall experience with Abode Base Real Estate. Based off of previous reviews for realtor Amy Baalaer, I decided to reach out to them after visiting a high pressure builder. I am very glad I did, she was very prompt, courteous and thorough.

    During the build process... read more

    Kevin M. Avatar Kevin M.
  • Gavin and Kris are an amazing team that went above and beyond to help get our house sold. I appreciate the fact that they took time to address all my concerns, questions, and made us feel like the really understood what our end state for the home sale was. ... read more

    Adam R. Avatar Adam R.
  • Gavin, Kris and our agent Lydia were phenomenal! Lydia made finding the right home so easy. It's exactly everything I expected my home to be and then some. Kris made sure everything was on track and kept the process going up until closing. And Gavin made sure his... read more

    Lynette M. Avatar Lynette M.
  • 5 star ratingI hired Gavin and his team after a not so great experience with another local agent.  The property I was selling was not typical and it required someone with patience and expertise.  Gavin and his team far exceeded my expectations.  They were all very encouraging and patient, but most of... read more

    Barbi B. Avatar Barbi B.
  • 5 star ratingGavin, Kris and the Abode Base team were great to work with and helped us tremendously during the daunting task of selling/buying a new home.  They set the bar pretty high and are a hard team to beat.  

    We would do it all over again as long as they were... read more

    Martin I. Avatar Martin I.
  • 5 star ratingMy wife and I bought our house with Gavin in 2015, and recently just sold the same house with Gavin and Kris' help. The selling of our home was not something we were looking forward to, because we were worried it would be a huge hassle and take forever. But,... read more

    Chris B. Avatar Chris B.
  • My husband and I are about to close on our first home in Washington and have had a wonderful experience with Craig!! He is professional, attentive, funny, and has made this process easy and enjoyable!! He was always available for information and we truly appreciated the amount of time he... read more

    Kara K. Avatar Kara K.