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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 only agent we will continue to call on!

The only agent we will continue to call on!


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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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!

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.

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

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