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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

  • We just purchased our first home with Gavin as our agent, he was very helpful and knowledgeable. I am so glad that we used Gavin and his team for purchasing our first home! They always kept us updated on our progress! Thank you Abode Base Real Estate Team!

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  • 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.
  • We had a difficult property to sell, and the "hot" market turned just as the property was listed. Gavin and the team at Abode Base never flinched. They professionally led us through the minefield of lowball offers, a failed contract to buy, looky lu's, reasonable price lowering, and... read more

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  • 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.
  • 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.
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    Gavin and his team were fantastic in accomplishing a very fast, complicated, work related move from out of state. The fact that we love our new home is a true reflection of the quality of their professionalism in listening to what we wanted, putting the work in to... read more

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  • Gavin and Kris are the best you can find. Together with Devin@Evergreen home loans they took care of us and walked us through the process. Go with Gavin and his team you will not be disappointed. On top of his great service Gavin is a vet, who continues to serve... read more

    Justin D. Avatar Justin D.
  • 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.
  • I could not be more pleased with Amy Baalaer at Abode Base, I contacted her OVER a year ago! She has sent me listings, texts, and called me throughout the year checking in to see how things were going on my end... We finally found the perfect house!... read more

    Amy V. Avatar Amy V.
  • David is an honest,nice guy. And professional.He is the right person you can trust.We are new in Seattle,and he took a lot of time to help us to find right condo.Thank you so much.If I am going to buy another condo,I will contact him for sure.

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  • Amy Baalaer, is Did a wonderful job. Very easy going, Would and will recommend Amy to any new home buyers.. She continued to go out of her way to help us find a home for my family. Very professional and very detailed.

    Ross D. Avatar Ross D.
  • Gavin Shnieder and Kris Ogivie were simply amazing. We were a little apprehensive about selling your first home, but Gavin and Kris took all the stress away the first day. They are very knowledgeable about the real estate market. They gave us great advice on what we needed to do... read more

    Rich S. Avatar Rich S.
  • 5 star ratingI am a photographer and I have photographed many of Gavin's listings. He is an absolute pleasure to work with. He genuinely cares about his customers and meeting their needs. His customers love him!  His professionalism is top notch and you can see he loves his work.

    He gets results- you... read more

    A K. Avatar A K.
  • 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.
  • My wife and I were pursuing a duplex unit in Pierce County. This was not our first home purchase. We knew what we wanted in a professional real estate agent....dependable, knowledgeable and relatable to work as a team to find the right property for us. Gavin and his team were... read more

    Michael W. Avatar Michael W.
  • 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

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  • Gavin was amazing in helping us purchase our first home. Not only was he very knowledgeable but he also made the whole home buying process fun. He was very responsive and actually was messaging me sometimes even late at night showing me homes that we may be interested in. Half... read more

    Vanessa A. Avatar Vanessa A.
  • Gavin was instrumental in selling our home and helping my husband and I buy a new one. Home buying and selling is a stressful process, but Gavin definitely eased the stress with his positive attitude. He's kind, professional, and knowledgable. My husband asks a LOT of questions and Gavin answered... read more

    Jessica R. Avatar Jessica R.
  • We needed to sell our rental property in Edgewood, WA, and Gavin Shnieder from Abode Base Real Estate was recommended to us. I contacted Gavin, and he met my wife and I at the property within an hour or so of my initial call to him. He was... read more

    Bob C. Avatar Bob C.
  • 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.