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Great local Agent

Great local Agent


By Thomas & Federica in MARGATE

It's been a pleasure working with Lindsay and Brendan. They really know the area, they gave us precious advices and mostly they helped us through every step of our purchase. By being our first home, we really needed some guidance, and they friendly assisted us and kept us informed throughout the entire process. Their approach is honest and they promptly addressed all our requests. We highly recommend Abode RE.

TOP AGENT

TOP AGENT


By Ben in CLONTARF

Sold my house in less than a week for more than what I expected. It's not just Brendan but the whole team is great.

Best Real Estate Ever

Best Real Estate Ever


By Katrina in MURRUMBA DOWNS

Brendan and his amazing team worked tirelessly to pull my sale together. Above and beyond the call of duty.
I can never thank them enough.

Overall Satisfaction

Overall Satisfaction


By Brian & Jenny in REDCLIFFE

I can appreciate that with a (very) motivated seller, rental tenants who needed to be present for any entry (re: the pets) and multiple pre-purchase inspections to accommodate that Lindsay had a lot of balls to keep in the air, however whenever I called he was always friendly and made it seem like nothing was too much trouble (even though I know there were definitely challenges). He tried his best to accommodate our preferred timeframes and leveraged his positive relationship with the tenants to gain quick access for our contractors, which was so appreciated and expedited the process for the seller.

Another nice touch was that he text me a photo of the "sold" sign when he went to put it up - a seemingly small gesture but it had a big impact, he obviously realised what an exciting moment that was for our family and wanted to share it. He has also maintained the relationship past signing day checking in to see if we have any questions etc.

Great Service

Great Service


By Kylie & Jay in KIPPA-RING

Great service from Brendan and Lindsay. Professional and a great result with my sale. I can't recommend them enough.

Happy Purchaser

Happy Purchaser


By Rebecca Hunter in MURRUMBA DOWNS

Lindsay was very prompt and efficient in every aspect with the process of my recent property purchase. Buying a property is just as stressful as selling but Lindsay was always contactable and always went above & beyond to provide the answers to my queries. His calm demeanor and approach to any issues helped keep myself "the purchaser" calm. Thank you Abode Properties for turning my dream home into a reality!

Outstanding Agent and Agency

Outstanding Agent and Agency


By Peter & Linda in MARGATE

Lindsay has the right balance between being professional, personable and trustworthy. We valued his market knowledge, integrity and fairness.
He worked well above and beyond what one would expect of an agent. We could not recommend he or Abode highly enough.

Best Agent on The Peninsula!

Best Agent on The Peninsula!


By Garry, Kerrie, Jacinta and Michael in WOODY POINT

What can I possibly say about Brendan at Abode to do him justice. Firstly, he was able to find me a home that wasn't even on the market yet. Through his networks and reputation he was able to find my dream home. We just moved in yesterday and couldn't be happier. Brendan kept me in the loop every step of the way and made my purchase and settlement a smooth process. Thank you for everything Brendan and the Abode team, Woody Point.

A Refreshing Change!

A Refreshing Change!


By Mort in KIPPA-RING

We first met Brendan at an Open Home to which he was very approachable and helpful. Brendan has restored our faith in real estate agents and was a refreshing change to what we had been experiencing in the market. I contacted Brendan late on a Saturday evening, due to the fact that properties are selling within hours of being listed to organise a viewing of a property we were interested. He responded promptly and we were able to organise a viewing for the Monday. Brendan was very knowledgeable of both the area and the property and was a pleasure to deal with. We made an offer that day and nothing was too much trouble. His business colleagues where also very professional and pleasant to deal with. After purchasing a number of properties on the peninsular and dealing with agents that are no longer customer focussed. Both my father and I were very impressed with the timeliness of the communications, ease to deal with and that Brendan made himself available and kept us fully up to date with the progress of the purchase of the property. As we had been looking for a suitable property on the peninsular for over 8 weeks, we had attended many open homes and spoken to a number of agents and Brendan was a clear standout above what we had experienced. He far exceeded my expectations when he made contact with me on a Sunday morning and the rest of the process was seamless. For this we say Thank You! I would definitely recommend Brendan is you are looking to sell or purchase and you want to know that both the seller and buyers get the right attention.

Fantastic Agent!

Fantastic Agent!


By Willem and Rebecca in CLONTARF

We couldn't recommend Brendan enough! He has an incredible understanding and knowledge on the market and area. He was always approachable and available for even the smallest of queries we had. He was able to create a fantastic hype around the sale of our property that meant we were able to get more than we wanted! Thanks Brendan

Professional and an Absolute Pleasure to do Business With

Professional and an Absolute Pleasure to do Business With


By Caet in KIPPA-RING

I have nothing but good things to say about Brendan and his team. Upfront, honest and easy to deal with. Nothing was a problem and they were always professional. It's a team like Abode that make their job look easy (which it's not!) as they do it with grace and politeness.

Tenant Testimonial

Tenant Testimonial


By Rachael and Tom in SCARBOROUGH

I just wanted to thank you and the Team for the great service we have received from Abode. As I bought my first property at the age of 19 I haven't really had to deal with real estates and renting issues/enquires before but have heard some horror stories and I have to say dealing with Abode has been nothing but easy. We are gutted that we may have to move on from Campbell Street but we are also upset we won't be dealing with Abode Properties going forward. If we have to move from Campbell Street we will definitely be checking out rental listings with Abode!

THE BEST AGENT ON THE PENINSULA

THE BEST AGENT ON THE PENINSULA


By Di & Phil Halcro in WOODY POINT

Selling your home & moving can most often be very stressful, especially if it sells unexpectedly within a few hours. Brendan made this process completely stress free with his calm & organised professionalism while securing an area record result for us. Over the last 8+ years we have bought & sold properties through Brendan regardless of what agency he was with at the time. All were completed with the same no fuss, quick & pleasing result. I accredit this to his expertise & knowledge of the Peninsula & it's surrounding suburbs RE market. Now Brendan has his own agency with an equally motivated team, you can't go wrong. He's the only agent we will continue to call on.

A Professional With Integrity

A Professional With Integrity


By Mark & Shona in CLONTARF

Brendan is a courteous and amiable agent with many years experience on the peninsula. He sold our property promptly and for a sale price that was higher than we (and other agents) expected. We were alerted to his competence after he sold 2 neighbouring properties in a short time and for excellent sale prices. We appreciated his integrity - we noticed he was positive not only about our property but also about other properties on the market, too.

Highly Recommend - Great Agent

Highly Recommend - Great Agent


By Michael & Carol in CLONTARF

We found Brendan one of the best and easiest Real Estate Agents to deal with when we were looking at purchasing a property on the Peninsula. We always find him to be very professional, courteous and amiable. Great all round service. A big thank you to Lindsay too. Very happy dealing with Brendan and his team.

Highly Recommended

Highly Recommended


By Peter O'Brien in REDCLIFFE

I have found both Brendan & Lindsay extremely professional & efficient in all my dealings. The whole sales process was seamless and their local knowledge second to none. They are definitely my preferred agent to buy or list with on the Peninsula

Great Agent - We Recommend Giving Brendan a Go

Great Agent - We Recommend Giving Brendan a Go


By Brett & Angela in REDCLIFFE

Very knowledgeable, committed and worked hard to get our property sold. Great approach to marketing without being over the top. Good feedback from everyone we spoke to about Brendan.

Brendan is Articulate, Intelligent, Mature & Diligent When it Comes to Dealing with People

Brendan is Articulate, Intelligent, Mature & Diligent When it Comes to Dealing with People


By Mary Thompson in DECEPTION BAY

After 3 days of my property going online, Brendan came with two offers. I was astounded with his negotiating expertise to move the offers $20,000 higher than both parties said they were prepared to pay. His communication kept me at ease throughout the entire sale period. If you are serious about selling your property quickly, (be ready) as this is the man to do the job. Thank you Brendan and all the team at Abode Properties who contributed in making my selling experience easy & effortless. I am very grateful !

He's So Good, We Told Him he Should Wear a Superman Cape!

He's So Good, We Told Him he Should Wear a Superman Cape!


By Gary & Karen-Lee Thompson in SCARBOROUGH

Brendan Philp from Abode Properties is a terrific guy to deal with. He is professional, personable, persitant and committed to acheiving the best result possible for both buyer and seller.

He always seems to be available and returns calls quickly. Nothing is too much trouble. His 'can do' attitude and mega-watt smile helped make the whole process of selling our unit quite painless and based on our experience we have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone wanting to buy or sell on the Peninsula.

He's so good, we told him he should wear a Superman cape!

Fantastic Agent!

Fantastic Agent!


By Marc & Melissa in CLONTARF

We were even more excited when we realised the house we wanted to buy was being sold by Brendan! His knowledge of the house build and features, the local area and his happy, genuine disposition have made this a smooth and stress-free buying experience.

Made our House Selling Experience so ‘Painless’

Made our House Selling Experience so ‘Painless’


By Mark & Vickie Tierney in MARGATE

Mark & I have found Brendan Philp of Abode Properties to be a very professional, honest and reliable person who helped us greatly inexpediting the sale of our properties.

His experience and honest advice proved to be invaluable to us during this time. In conjunction with his hardworking and conscientious Abode team, he helped us to achieve excellent results with the sale of each of our properties.

We would highly recommend Brendan’s services to anyone wanting to buy, sell or rent properties within the Redcliffe Peninsula area and beyond. His expertise, knowledge and timely response to our many & varied questions made for a very smooth and stress free house selling process.

As Brendan made our house selling experience so ‘painless’ we would not hesitate in contacting him should we need Real Estate expertise again.

Very Likeable and Professional Personality

Very Likeable and Professional Personality


By Kevin Glastonbury & Raechelle Williams in MARGATE

Brendan possessed the characteristics we were looking for in an agent when we decided to sell our home. He has an extensive knowledge of the industry and of the area. He also has a very likeable and professional personality.

Despite a lengthy sale , Brendan remained committed and enthusiastic. He maintained consistent communication and regularly provided us with progress reports. He recommended new strategies to keep the property fresh in the market, acted upon our requests and represented our interests.

We found Brendan a pleasure to deal with as he worked for us at all times. We also commend his knowledge, experience, ethics, commitment and dedication.

Brendan Has a Sixth Sense When it Comes to Selling

Brendan Has a Sixth Sense When it Comes to Selling


By Willem Botha in REDCLIFFE

Brendan has a sixth sense when it comes to selling in the Redcliffe area. He knew from the outset what we could get for our house.

I was sceptical about what Brendan said was achievable, but we had a buyer before the first open home, at a better selling price than we expected.

Brendan went out of his way to sell the property and maintained his professionalism throughout the whole process.

I would recommend Brendan to anyone and am very happy with the service we received

Very Polite and Well Mannered

Very Polite and Well Mannered


By Jenny & Derek Davies in NEWPORT

We are more than happy to write this testimonial for Brendan - the very best Real-Estate agent we have ever had!

Over the years we have brought and sold many houses, using various agents and we can honestly say that Brendan exceeds every other agent in every way.

He is completely reliable, if he says he will phone - he does, he is always very polite and well mannered. He has the ability to maintain complete trust in him, his time keeping is perfect and he will always go the extra mile for you.

We will definitely recommend him highly to anybody who is thinking of buying or selling a house knowing confidently that Brendan will give more than 100% to that task.

To You and Your Team—Thank You So Very Much

To You and Your Team—Thank You So Very Much


By Margaret & Malcolm Williams in REDCLIFFE

This letter is of appreciation from us to you.

I first met Brendan in 2012, when buying a block of land in Redcliffe. I thought what a nice young man. Given this I decided to use “Abode Properties” to sell our unit this year. I do believe I made the correct choice as our agent.

It was paramount for us to have an agent with dignity and a courteous manner, in contact by phone, SMS and mail.

Buying and selling is not always an easy process when you work—shift work. I found the process stress-free and with a great outcome.

To you and your team—Thank you so very much.

We Highly Recommend Brendan and His Great Team

We Highly Recommend Brendan and His Great Team


By Janine & Bob Holmes in NEWPORT

Brendan and the team at Abode were a fantastic choice when it came to both selling our previous home and purchasing our new one. Brendan was extremely generous with his time as well as his intimate knowledge of the Peninsula market.

It was refreshing to be guided through the process by someone with such familiarity of the local area. The team strove to keep us up to date and worked hard to achieve peace of mind for us.

We highly recommend Brendan and his great team, and would not hesitate to use him again in both a selling and purchasing capacity.

A Big Thank You to Brendan and His Staff at Abode Properties

A Big Thank You to Brendan and His Staff at Abode Properties


By Ray & Rae Martin in MARGATE

A big thank you to Brendan and his staff at Abode Properties, Woody Point.

When interviewing for an agent to sell our property we were most impressed by Brendan's ability to put us at ease and his quick observations of potential attributes of our property.

His marketing was very professional and despite the fact he quoted the highest potential sale of the Agents interviewed, he managed to achieve this high goal and had a contract in 18 days!

Brendan's personality, communication skills and knowledge of the Real Estate market made the experience of selling our home relatively stress free. We would have no hesitation in recommending Brendan and his staff to any potential buyer or seller.

My House Sold Very Quickly and I Was Very Happy With the Price Obtained

My House Sold Very Quickly and I Was Very Happy With the Price Obtained


By Michael Forrest in CLONTARF

Lindsay was recommended by a good friend of mine, after he sold his house.

I found him very professional in his dealings, and his communication skills were excellent.

My house sold very quickly and I was very happy with the price obtained. I have no hesitation in recomending Lindsay when you have the need for an agent

Confident and Enthusiastic

Confident and Enthusiastic


By Genevieve & Ivan Proctor in SCARBOROUGH

When first choosing an agent Brendan stood out with his confidence and enthusiasm.

His knowledge and experience showed when he set a price on our house that was higher than we hoped for, and he achieved it with the first buyer who saw the property - someone who was ready and waiting on his books.

However, he didnt stop there, but continued to work hard for us to find back-up buyers just in case. He and his team have been friendly and helpful throughout the whole process, always available to answer queries and to calm our nerves.

Choosing Brendan and the Abode Team was the best decision we made for selling our house, they made it a much easier and less stressful time

Very Honest

Very Honest


By Shirley McDonald in NORTH LAKES

This is the second time I have had Brendan sell a home for me. On both occasions he has been very focused on getting the right buyer for me.

Each time he has got really good value for me. He has done it without any drama. I find him very honest which enables the seller to focus on the real facts. I have and will refer Brendan to all my acquaintances.

In fact I will get Brendan to find me my next house as well.

I am More Than Happy to Recommend Abode Properties

I am More Than Happy to Recommend Abode Properties


By Darrin Anderson in WOODY POINT

I am writing to provide feedback on my service & customer experience with Abode Properties.

We have been using Abode Properties to manage our rental properties and recently used Abode Properties to sell one of our properties.

Both Lyn and Brendan from Abode provide great service and understand the the needs of customers. We live in WA and receive regular contact in relation to our rental properties, and during the recent sale of one property, the service and guidance has been excellent.

I am more than happy to recommend Abode Properties to nay purchaser, a seller or landlord - considering buying, selling or renting.

Hard Working, Self Motivated, Reliable, Well Mannered.

Hard Working, Self Motivated, Reliable, Well Mannered.


By Lee & Len Wood in NEWPORT

If you want to sell your house then you couldn't go past choosing The AbodeTeam. They are hard working, self motivated, reliable, well-mannered, dedicated to their job and respected by peers.

Abode have come to our rescue twice now and have managed to sell both of our properties where others have failed. They had different ideas and were in tune with what was needed to get a great result for his clients and their property.

Brendan gave us his expert advice on how the property should be marketed, what advertising and photos were needed to get a response from the public, (even in a declining market). He worked tirelessly to deliver the result his clients expect.

Thank you again Team Abode, we are pleased with both results you have managed to accomplish for us in a very short time and wish you a very successful career.

We would not hesitate to recommend Team Abode to anyone wishing to buy or sell a property, his attention to detail and positive approach is exceptional.

 Honesty and Friendliness

Honesty and Friendliness


By Rod & Mariko Mackay in NEWPORT

Brendan, I would like to write a small note, with a big thank you for taking care of the sale of our house, You came to us highly recommended by a couple of friends and from our first meeting you put us at ease with your honesty and friendliness.

Your advice from beginning to end made the whole process simple and painless in what could well have been one a most stressful time. Even though we were overseas during the negotiations on our house, you still made it feel like we were there with constant and timely updates. We would not hesitate to recommend your services to anyone.

We wish you all the very best and if you are ever in Japan.

Not Pushy Like so Many other Real Estate Agents Can Be

Not Pushy Like so Many other Real Estate Agents Can Be


By Leanne & Gary Jacobs in SCARBOROUGH

Brendan, we can not thank you enough for looking after our property.

After meeting with you initially we didn't look any further when trying to find a Real Estate Agent to sell our property as you showed professionalism and enthusiasm but at the same time you were not pushy like so many other Real Estate agents can be.

This was a stressful time for us having to move up North and leave our house unoccupied. You took it upon yourself to make the house look occupied at all times so as to put your mind at ease.

You continually took prospective buyers through whilst in-between checking and maintaining our house personally so that it looked presentable. Even though we were not there, you still gave us constant updates and negotiated well on our behalf and kept us informed on everything that was happening.

We would have no hesitation in recommending your services to anyone, thank you again!

A BIG Thank You

A BIG Thank You


By Jen Keneally in SCARBOROUGH

Now I'm settled into my unit I thought I would take the time to send you a BIG Thank You for selling my home in Scarborough. From the moment I met with you at my home for an appraisal you impressed me with your knowledge of the industry and the local area.

I immediately felt comfortable with you and confident that you would sell my property. Brendan outshone his competitors from the onset and continued to impress me throughout the process.

I appreciated your regular contact and your warm and friendly communication. I was pleasantly surprised that you had more than one buyer offering the price I was happy with after only six days on the market.

I have sung your praises to many of my friends and family members and would recommend you in an instant.

Fantastic Customer Service

Fantastic Customer Service


By Don & Kaye Pezet in SCARBOROUGH

Our Peninsula property was recently sold by Mr Brendan Philp, Principal of Abode Properties, Woody Point.

We chose to list with Brendan for two reasons; firstly because we were very much at ease with his no-fuss approach, and secondly he is a "home-grown" agent, and therefore has an intimate knowledge of the local market.

Brendan certainly didnt disapoint!! His communication with us through-out the process was fantastic. He provided regular updates on the status of our potential sale, and if ever he missed our call for any reason, he would call back immediatley. Due to his attention to every detail, the sale proceeeded very smoothly.

We are pleased to have supported a local business, and are even more pleased with the fantastic customer service we received from Brendan and his team

Thanks Brendan

Thanks Brendan


By Blake & Daniel in MARGATE

Pleasure to deal with on our property purchase. Very professional and great communication.

Excellent Result From a Great Agent

Excellent Result From a Great Agent


By Janette & Marilyn in MARGATE

Outstanding result in less than 48 hours! We've come to expect results like this from Brendan. This is the third property transaction we have had with Brendan in the past five years and each time he has exceeded our expectations. We recommend Brendan to anyone who is thinking Real Estate in the Redcliffe area. He is a great listener and can be trusted completely to look after you.

We Highly Recommend Brendan at Abode

We Highly Recommend Brendan at Abode


By Cameron & Amy in MARGATE

We have used Brendan in the past and won't hesitate to use him again in the future. We have always found himself to be trustworthy, reliable and hardworking, thanks again mate!

Gets Results

Gets Results


By Darrin in WOODY POINT

Brendan is realistic, professional and works to a plan. Brendan understands his market and is great to deal with.
I am more than happy to recommend Brendan & Abode Properties to theirs.

Our Respect and Awe

Our Respect and Awe


By John & Bronwyn in SCARBOROUGH

Brendan was his usual professional and personable self during the sale of our home. His abilities are very good and makes the entire process as painless as is possible. You have our respect and awe and we would recommend you to anyone interested in buying or selling properties.

Recomended

Recomended


By Leo Walsh in MARGATE

Brendan was incredibly knowledgeable,patient and easy to talk to and genuinely interested in helping us purchase our unit. He is a local of the area and gave great tips on location n tips that may affect the resale of our property. I would highly recommend Brendan and if i were to purchase another property in the Redcliffe area l would go through Brendan again.

Best Real Estate Agent in Redcliffe

Best Real Estate Agent in Redcliffe


By Alfred in REDCLIFFE

Brendan from Abode was a total professional through and through. He came recommended and I very much endorse that recommendation. Great local knowledge as well as honesty and transparency throughout the process.

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