What is an Accredited Buyer’s Representative?
WHY USE AN ABR®
Buying a home is no small matter. Besides being the largest financial transaction you may ever undertake, it’s probably also the most complex. There are many good reasons to work with a qualified real estate professional—especially a trained professional who has earned the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation, representing best-in-class buyer services.
When you look for an ABR® before you look for a home, you’ll be served, not sold. Your interests become their interests. And you’ll be working with someone who has gone the extra mile by completing specialized training in delivering the best in buyer-representation services. Plus, a REALTOR® who has an ABR® designation also has an established track record, with proven experience in representing the concerns of homebuyers.
The ABR® designation is awarded through the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council, or REBAC, which was founded in 1988 to promote superior buyer-representation skills and services. REBAC is an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).
Brian and his team exceeded our expectations and had to put up with a some difficult situations (through no fault of theirs) while we sold the home. They also managed to sell our home while we were completely absentee – in California. They shot and produced a FANTASTIC marketing video, which I think really helped and everyone at the Ladd Group was responsive and helpful. Highly recommended to anyone looking to buy/sell in Bend OR area. -Tim
Brian is the consummate professional and has a tremendous breadth of real estate knowledge. His background as a builder himself proved invaluable in multiple circumstances. When viewing a house Brian can instantly describe materials, construction methods and overall quality. His industry background allows him to articulate the pros and cons for a given neighborhood, house type and competitive environment. We had a protracted negotiation and Brian’s tenacity is what finally made the transactio…
My wife and I could not have been more pleased with the work that Brian and the Ladd Group performed with the sale of our home, and the purchase of our new one! Not only was the listing of our home really well done, but the execution was incredibly impressive. The house sold in one week for over asking! Our needs were somewhat complex as well, with the sale/purchase simultaneous, and Brian’s teammate Lily Leedom worked daily with us to find our new home. Lily was diligent in learning our prefer…
My husband and I decided we loved Oregon and wanted to start house hunting. Since we currently live out of country Alice sent us weekly updates of houses on the market that matched our criteria. When we came into town she rearranged her schedule to accommodate us. We were impressed by the effort she put into giving us all the information we asked for and when she didn’t know, she always found the answer. Looking for a home is time consuming so the weekly updates were very helpful in monitoring t…
Steve LaCrosse from the Ladd Group was a spectacular real estate agent. He took the time to get to know who we were and what we needed during the process. I felt like he cared about matching us up with the right property instead of just selling something. I’ve already recommended him to many people asking for agents who know the area from the view of a family member, not just that of a salesman.
Denise was very supportive and helpful during the house buying and selling process. She was knowledgeable; and her steady, low key style suited my likes and needs. I very much enjoyed working with her.
We had an amazing experience with the Ladd Group. They were incredibly knowledgable of the local market and presented excellent data to help formulate the price point on our home. With them we were able to sell our home in 12 days, at an above asking price with multiple offers. Steve LaCrosse worked most directly with us and also helped us find our current home in addition to selling our home. He was accessible, hardworking and always had our vision and needs in mind. We highly highly recommend!…
We listed our house with the Ladd Group and they sold it in a day. Everybody on the team (Brian, Kim, and Denise) gave excellent support throughout the process. These people know what they’re doing.
My experience with the Ladd Group has been superior, due in large part to the efforts of Alice Fairbairn. Alice has been a true professional, and a pure delight to work with, and one of the very few people I have worked with over the years who seemed to have a genuine interest in my needs, instead of just focusing on the sale. Her associate, Allison Wiggins was also a positive part of the process. The Ladd group is indeed fortunate to have these two professionals as members of their group.
This Ladd team is the most professional team of realtors I have ever dealt with. They are compassionate and detailed in every phase of the process and their communication is above reproach as we were involved in every phase of the sale of our home and the purchase of our new home. Bryan Hilts was especially helpful during the entire process of selling our home and buying a townhome.