Testimonials

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Testimonials

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    "Brie was an awesome Realtor for me and my family!"

    Brie was an awesome Realtor for me and my family. She was able to manage our expectations on how to navigate purchasing a home in such a crazy market. After reaching out to her and letting her know we wanted to start the home search process, Brie immediately provided different lender options for us to obtain pre-approval. After getting pre-approved we found a home in a perfect location that we wanted to see the same day it came on the market. Brie moved quickly for us to schedule a tour the same day as well as help us prepare an offer that same day so that we could take the home off the market before anyone else had a chance to. Even after putting the offer in, Brie continued to send us listings that met our requirements and preferences in case our offer did not get accepted for whatever reason. Thanks to her we were able to get pre-approval, tour the home, put an offer in, get the offer accepted, and close on the home within 2 weeks! If you are looking for a Realtor who has your best interest in mind and then Brie Groves is who you want to call!

    "5 Stars!"

    5 Stars to Elisa!

    "Elisa was a true gem to work with!"

    Elisa was a true gem to work with! She was very thorough and went above and beyond to help us find our dream cabin! She researched any potential issues and followed through with suggestions. I would highly recommend her and her extremely superior professionalism! Great communicator and amazing energy!

    "Thank you for helping our family, Elisa!"

    First time property buyers and we couldn’t have done it anymore smoothly and stress free if it were not for Elisa! She was so patient, kind, and helpful, she gave us all the resources we needed and walked us through it all the whole way! Thank you so much for helping our family.

    "Larissa is amazing, a true professional!"

    Larissa is amazing, a true professional. I have used Larissa to sell two homes, and let me tell you, she will get you top dollar. She has great design ideas to help you improve the property and to get it staged. And when it comes to negotiating, you will be glad she is on your side. If you are looking for a pro who is super responsive and easy to work with, you will not find anyone better. I highly recommend Larissa to buy or sell your next home

    "Thank you Kevin!"

    Thank you, Kevin, for helping me sell my condo. This is my 1st time selling & you helped me make this a smooth process. You were always prompt in answering my many questions. Thank you for staging it & hosting open houses. -M.

    "Kevin did an amazing job"

    Kevin did an amazing job showing us homes and helping us purchase our first house! He gave us realistic expectations in a sellers market and helped us craft the perfect offer that ensured we could land our dream home. Kevin is incredibly knowledgeable about the market and different areas of Seattle. He helped us narrow down our search to neighborhoods that suited our lifestyle and ensured our growing family would be set up for years to come. I highly recommend Kevin to anyone looking to purchase (or sell) a house! -K & K

    "Larissa is hands down one of the best agents we have worked with!"

    Larissa is hands down one of the best agents we have worked with on the sale of a house. She is thoughtful about every part of the process, down to the small talking points posted around the house, the completeness of the seller's packet, and the timing of the inspection. There was no detail she hadn't already thought of. She was extremely responsive and communicated with us during each step of the listing/sale/closing. We entrust her with the sale of future properties in the Seattle and greater Seattle area in a heartbeat.

    "Larissa is easily the best real estate agent!"

    Larissa is easily the best real estate agent. She helped us every step of the way make the right decisions to make our house attractive and sale ready. When there were a few big hiccups in the plan, Larissa easily dispelled any worry and came up with a plan to help us navigate changing conditions to get the house ready. She's personable, friendly and excited to make a deal! We will hire Larissa in the future and definitely recommend her to anyone looking to sell their house or look for a new house!

    ""...sense of styling are impeccable.""

    Leslie is the best person you could possibly have helping you sell your house. She works tirelessly and goes above and beyond what she needs to do. She is fantastic to work with and her ideas and sense of styling are impeccable. You definitely get your bang for the buck when working with Leslie. I am so glad I had her as my realtor. I couldn’t imagine anyone else doing what she did to improve the salability of my house. If you are looking for a realtor look no further she is fabulous.

    "She will be our Realtor for life!"

    Larissa has been a god-send during both our purchase of our new home as well as the sale of our old one. She has unparalleled knowledge of the Seattle-area markets, does a ton of research, and is stellar at communication and negotiation. This lady knows her stuff! She will be our Realtor for life!

    "Extremely Helpful in Guiding Us"

    Leslie Foley sold our home within four days of listing it. She guided us through all the paperwork, including inspections, that needed to be completed before the home went on the market. This was very helpful as we were ready to sell as soon as a buyer was found. Leslie was very helpful in many other ways. She was always punctual for meetings and answered phone calls and emails promptly. She had many suggestions and ideas for making our property as attractive as possible, including kitchen updates, painting, appliance purchases , flooring and staging. She has a team of workers that are used for cosmetic home improvements that she contacts and moves swiftly to bring in the team to begin work. Selling a home after 26 years of occupancy can be quite emotional. Leslie was extremely helpful in guiding us and gently suggesting what she thought was best for salability. We felt we were in very caring hands coupled with great realty acumen. I would not hesitate to recommend Leslie to anyone looking to buy or sell their property.

    "118 Year Old Craftsman to Market"

    After 34 years of home ownership the prospect of bringing our home to the "market" was daunting to say the least. Our 118 year old "Craftsman" had been updated somewhat but still required improvements and expansion to bring it up to today's standards. We are immensely grateful to Leslie Foley and give her five stars for her realty savvy, knowledge, support and guidance throughout the project! Star number 1: About a year before we sold, I invited a realtor over to give us an initial appraisal of what needed to be done. He came highly recommended and had managed a very successful sale of our friend's home. As we toured the property he called out changes that may have been nice but didn't really reflect the updating of an older home and frankly, seemed to be way too much. Leslie's approach was much more thoughtful and in line with selling an older home. She focused more on the individual "spaces" it had to offer. Our basement was dry and "roughed in" for a living space and she commented on what needed and what did not need to be done. We really appreciated her approach. Star number 2: As I am in the trades and was doing most of the work myself, Leslie stopped by at least once a week and offered suggestions and encouragement. She was fond of saying don't give in to the "might as wells" (might as well tear out this wall or might as well put in a cabinet here). This could have been the road to perdition but she stopped us each and every time. When spousal viewpoints diverged, Leslie's interventions were gentle and always well received. Star number 3: Establishing a timeline for a homeowner is critical as well as knowing what to expect. Selling a property can be a very complicated process and having a professional review your schedule really helped. She let us know far in advance of deadlines we'd have to meet prior to making the listing active. Star number 4: Communication. There was never a time when we couldn't reach Leslie. In fact, I can't think of a message or call that she didn't respond to the same day even when we indicated that the question wasn't urgent and this went on for the better part of a year. Her professionalism when dealing with referrals, subcontractors and other brokers was incredible. Star number 5: For the week the listing was active, Leslie was over every evening and most mornings to be sure everything was in place and that nothing went missing. One of the last appointments actually left the door open so this was no small thing. She kept track of everything for us. Star number 6: (I know, five stars, but this is OUR review so there) What realtor do you know helps you paint a kitchen? Seriously, I was blown away and at the time we really needed the help. When we buy our next home, Leslie Foley will be our agent!

    "Justyna was fantastic in helping me finding my first home!"

    Justyna was fantastic in helping me finding my first home. She was thorough, organized, responsive, and really had a great pulse on the current market. Buying a home for the first time in this market was nerve wracking and Justyna patiently listened to me and expertly guided me throughout the entire process.

    "We really cannot say enough good things about Justyna!"

    I could not imagine having gone through the home buying process without Justyna. For starters, she has extensive industry knowledge. With us being first time home buyers, we really appreciated that she was able to objectively advise on financing and lender options. She also made what is an emotional and taxing process fun and easy to understand. She was flexible and was always able to meet us if we saw a home we were interested in. She was never pushy and always let us determine our level of commitment to the home search. Most importantly, we came to learn that she’s got a very critical eye when it comes to homes, and is quick to point out the pros and cons (some that we may have never spotted- or that our families didn’t even catch). When it came to the offer stage, Justyna was extremely communicative with the other parties involved and kept us updated EVERY step of the way. We felt very lucky- as we have many friends in Seattle who really struggle to buy, and often find themselves putting in offer after offer after offer... Justyna ended up drafting our winning offer in one of the first tries; she is fantastic and drafting competitive packages without letting you compromise on any important items. She truly advocates for her buyers and leads with wisdom and honesty. I would absolutely recommend Justyna to anyone who is considering purchasing a home- we really cannot say enough good things about Justyna or the overall experience!!

    "Justyna was amazing to work with from start to finish!"

    Justyna was amazing to work with from start to finish. She took the time to ask plenty of questions to help us figure what exactly we were looking for in a home and what our priorities were. She was extremely quick to respond and get us in for tours right away and was so patient as we saw many homes before she found the perfect home for us. Not only was she amazing through the process from first tour to final touches on our offer, Justyna also offered contact information for work we wanted to get done on the house and has checked in multiple times to make sure we are still happy. We would absolutely recommend Justyna!

    "Justyna is a phenomenal realtor! "

    Justyna is a phenomenal realtor! As first-time homebuyers, she answered all of our questions and put us at ease, as well as took our personalities and style to heart when looking for houses to tour. In addition, she is extremely responsive and knowledgeable about the local market, which allowed us to see homes of interest quickly and stay competitive. Justyna helped us land our first home (with all of our core needs – open kitchen concept, spacious backyard, in budget, and more bedrooms than we thought we could afford) in a highly-competitive market and time of year. I can honestly say I would not look elsewhere when we are ready to sell or buy a home. Justyna is one-of-a-kind – she is responsive, experienced, passionate, and goes the extra mile when it comes to her clients. Oh, and did I mention she loves doggos too ??!

    "We absolutely loved working with Justyna!"

    We absolutely loved working with Justyna! She is so gracious, kind, and detail-oriented, truly looking out for your best interests. We felt very supported by her throughout the process and even after closing on the house- as she answers all our questions and shares her expertise/knowledge and contacts for home upkeep/renovations! She really goes above and beyond for finding good options and working around our work schedules. She also was very transparent about the market trends and what could make our offer more competitive (within our budget range). We can't praise her enough, and highly recommend her!

    "Justyna was an essential part of the team selling our home in Seattle!"

    Justyna was an essential part of the team selling our home in Seattle. She was responsive, knowledgeable, great with design elements, and a go-getter. We were very pleased with the outcome of our sale.

    "We couldn't be happier with the outcome of the sale of our home! "

    Justyna is one of the sweetest, most detail-oriented, and patient (important for us nervous sellers) people you'll ever meet! Her wealth of knowledge, extremely prompt responsiveness, transparency, flexibility, and eagerness to go above and beyond eased the process and made us feel very supported. We couldn't be happier with the outcome of the sale of our home! It was such a pleasure working with her for the second time and would highly recommend her to anyone looking to buy/sell a home!

    "She is invested in her clients"

    After watching the quick and very successful sale of our neighbor’s home (our home’s twin) in August 2021, we met with Lara to explore selling our home in the near future. She took the time to understand our desires and provided us with every resource we needed to understand the market and opportunity. With our first baby arriving soon, selling the home we bought in 2019, which had become very cramped due to work-from-home mandates, didn’t seem feasible UNTIL we met Lara. She empowered us to make an informed decision and ultimately ensure a more comfortable start to parenthood. In just three weeks from our initial conversation, we found ourselves signing the contract for the sale of our first home! From prepping the house to selecting the go-to-market date, to negotiating a generous rent-back period, we appreciated Lara tailoring the approach to our situation and needs. We also appreciate the respect she has shown for our decision to rent before purchasing our next home. When we’re ready to buy again, we’ll definitely be using Lara and would recommend her to anyone - she is invested in her clients and a true advocate!

    "Lara has incredibly deep knowledge in Real Estate."

    Lara has an incredibly deep knowledge of Real Estate. It’s in her DNA. Words cannot express how grateful we are for her tenacious work ethic. I’m proud to say that our family has worked with her on multiple purchases in the King County area. Lara is THE BEST, hands down. Her thorough communication and attention to detail have made every home purchase easy and seamless for our busy lives. I would recommend Lara to ANYONE looking for the best of the best. We continuously remind her that we’re proud to have her on our home-buying “dream team.” Thank you for everything Lara!

    "She went above and beyond."

    In a super competitive and dynamic market, Lara’s expertise and coaching made our process of buying so much better; on the very first home we made an offer, and we won! She went above and beyond to track down missing property details with the city and local utilities, spending a ton of time to research and remove risk from the potential property purchase. It was the details of the offer structure advised by Lara in addition to her deep knowledge of the market and relationships with other agents (including the listing agent) which gave us the upper hand. She knows when to listen and let the buyer’s needs determine the path forward, and when to push back and steer the process to the buyer’s benefit—all while being easy and enjoyable to work with. Highly recommend!

    " Lara is incredibly knowledgeable."

    Lara originally helped us find a small home in Seattle in 2019. We had such a good experience with her, she was the only Realtor we called when we were ready for a larger home in 2022. Lara is incredibly knowledgeable and provides an exceptional value to anyone looking to buy a home. Prior to working with Lara I hadn't seen much value in most Realtors and planned on using a local website to "save" on the Realtor fees. However, my wife had heard of Lara from our friend and wanted to give her a chance. Immediately after going on our first tour with her I knew we wanted to work with Lara. She has comprehensive knowledge of the real estate market, including average costs of repairs, common problems and items to look out for, and guidance around investing both for a primary residence and rental property. Lara helped us avoid expensive mistakes, and both homes she has found for us were exactly what we needed and we've had no surprises since the purchase. I plan to work with Lara on all future real estate transactions and can confidently recommend her for any purchase you're considering.

    "Lara was truly a genuine jewel in our family lives!"

    Lara was truly a genuine jewel in our family lives! We recently moved to Seattle Area and Lara was incredible, by supporting us in every step as we learned how the local market works, looked for the best neighborhoods and visited all sorts of possibilities! We felt confident and safe with Lara as our broker! We recommend Lara if you are looking for a new home, office, or any other adventure in the real state market in Washington! Her professionalism, honest opinions, and amazing experience will certainly guide you to acquire your dream state! Thank you, Lara!!!

    "You're in great hands with Lara."

    Having known Lara for years both within the real estate context as my colleague and among her other roles, I can say without reservation that she is solid gold. You won't find a more honest, hard-working, detail-oriented or delightful Realtor in the business! You're in great hands with Lara and her extensive network of referrals!

    "Lara is the consummate professional"

    Lara is the consummate professional -- attentive, responsive, and genuinely interested in the lives and needs of her clients and associates. Given her background in the art industry, her eye for detail and nuance is unsurpassed. She catches things (and opportunities) others might miss, and nothing slips by her laser-like focus! She is down-to-earth, whip-smart, and a skilled negotiator. Highly recommend!

    "Lara is very professional, knowledgeable in this market"

    I have worked with Lara on two purchases in Seattle now, and have referred multiple friends and family her way, all of whom who have also been successful in their home purchases. Lara is very professional, knowledgeable in this market, and goes above and beyond for her clients. I will continue to refer my friends to Lara and will use them if/when we ever want to buy or sell in the future!

    " Our family will forever be grateful for Lara"

    During the holiday season, my wife and I like to reflect back upon the reason we have to be grateful. One that we consistently reflect upon is our good fortune. We have been blessed in many ways, but it hasn’t been until recently that we realized it really isn’t ‘good fortune’ that we have to be grateful for, it is for people like Lara. Not only is she one of the best in her industry, but she and her family have also become close friends. She has shown us time and time again her commitment to making big things happen for our family. She represented us during the purchase and sale of our home in WA, my only regret was that she couldn’t represent us on the purchase of our latest home in ID. Nevertheless, she personally recommended and brokered an introduction to another fantastic agent. With her help, we were able to take advantage of the explosive housing market growth which in turn allowed us the financial freedom to purchase our dream home in ID. Our family will forever be grateful for Lara and her friendship.

    "She's an expert in her field"

    Lara, is a no pressure professional. She's an expert in her field and has a wealth of knowledge in construction which many agents do not have. Easy to work with and always has a smile! You would be lucky to have her as your real estate professional when buying or selling a home!

    "Lara went above and beyond helping us"

    Lara went above and beyond helping us find just the right house in the most challenging market. I highly recommend her.

    "Kevin was a rockstar! "

    Kevin was a rockstar! Super professional but fun to walk through houses with. Always gave honest opinions and felt like my wife and I were more than just customers. We trusted him and it paid off. You should too!

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