Robert Ott

22 years of work experience
RE/MAX On the Lake
1505 NW Gilman Blvd, Suite 1
Issaquah, WA, 98027
(425) 223-4861

Ratings & reviews (47)

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Highly likely to recommend
04/10/2015
shelbietang
Helped me buy home
Rob made this process seamless, easy, and fun. He is available and has a solid team in place to ensure every detail is handled quickly and properly. We found him on Zillow and were put at ease reading his stellar reviews. It was three weeks from when we found our dream house to closing on it, and although there was a lot of work done in that time, it felt comfortable and important not urgent or rushed. I highly recommend Rob and his associates.
Highly likely to recommend
02/26/2015
cosifantutte1789
Helped me buy home
Rob and his team were fantastic to work with as my husband and I bought our first home. He was very willing to take the process at our pace and was never pushy about anything (something I personally found reassuring because I hate having people push me when money is involved). As a first-time home buyer there was a lot I didn't know and Rob was very good at answering questions and offering information that I would not have thought to ask for on my own. He has been in the business for a long time and is quite knowledgeable. I felt very much that he was our advocate the entire time, looking out for our interests first. Rob encouraged us to ask the bank for a lower price on our house when our lender appraisal came back under the original list price, something we would have been too nervous to do on our own for fear of having the bank decide not to sell. Rob has also collected a great team of people who work with him. Andy, the agent he has work with us in Snohomish County, was very friendly and helpful. The office team (Hannah and Mandy) were very prompt and organized when handling our paperwork. They even looked up information about utilities and HOAs that normally come from the listing agent. Overall this was a great experience, something I did not expect for my first home purchase. I expected to be stressed and afraid the whole time; instead I feel confident and pleased with the decision we made. Giving a five-star review seems cliche most of the time, but this is a well-deserved five-star review. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/16/2014
KristaTownsend2
Helped me buy home
During the 9 month process of finding a home, Rob was patient, informative, and a real ally to have on my side. His sole purpose was to help me find the right home, and even when I thought I'd found a place I liked, Rob would help me think objectively. He doesn't want any of his clients buying a home unless he knows you'll be absolutely happy with your purchase. After 9 months, it was often tempting to just buy *something*, but he kept me on course until I found something that was exactly what I'd been looking for all along. I highly recommend Rob to anyone looking to buy or sell a home in the Seattle area. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/09/2014
mkomar19
Helped me buy home
Robert Ott is absolutely amazing. I can?t even tell you how many MLS numbers we sent him and he ALWAYS replied with any info he had or would look into it for us. He helped my father find a home and also sold our condo. He has seen it all, has sold houses all over the greater Seattle area, and has worked with all kinds of clients, as he has been in the business a long time. He knows his stuff and works hard to find you what you are looking for. He is matter of fact, and won?t try to get you into something that isn?t a good deal or isn?t right for you. He is patient and just overall a super nice guy ? I am actually going to miss seeing him and hearing about his family now that he got us the keys our dream house. I honestly can?t say enough good things about him, he makes you feel comfortable throughout the entire process. I sing his praises to any of our friends and family members who are about to begin the process of buying or selling a home. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/07/2014
howardanshell
Helped me buy home
Robert Ott is the greatest. He and his assistant Hannah helped us out at every turn in our bid to get the house we really wanted. There were a lot of extra details and delays in our particular process, and Robert was on top of every one, advocating for us and explaining what was going on. When things got bogged down, he got to the bottom of every little problem that came up and worked hard until they were all cleared up. He was available whenever we had a question, and put in a lot of extra time. I don't know what we would have done without him. We heartily recommend Rob if you are looking in his extensive coverage area. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/05/2014
mvmovives
Listed and sold a home
Robert was more then we could ever ask for in a real estate agent! Robert always put us first when we were interested in a new home that hit the market. With his vast knowledge about homes and us telling him what we wanted in a home, he SAVED us hours if not days looking at homes that weren't the right home for us. In the process of finding the most amazing home, it feels like we have gained a close friend in the process. Thank You Thank You Robert Ott!!
Highly likely to recommend
11/24/2014
Tyler Mittendorf
Helped me buy and sell homes
Rob is extremely knowledgeable in ALL aspects of the transaction. From day one he was right on with what we should do and what will most likely get the deal done. We made an offer on a Fannie Mae property and were able to close in about 3 week from the date of the offer. His expanding team offers flexibility throughout the process of searching, writing offers and getting the keys. I have used Rob for several purchases, one lease option and one listing. He's just that GOOD!
Highly likely to recommend
10/27/2014
carolyn020
Helped me buy home
We did our initial house-hunting with Rob's assistant Becca Ott. She was responsive to our wishes, available when we wanted to look at houses, and let us take as much time as we needed. She was professional and pleasant. When we found the house we wanted, Rob did much of the work with us. He kept us informed of what to expect during the process. He regularly communicated with us, making sure we got our paperwork done well. I highly recommend both Robert Ott and Becca Ott.
Highly likely to recommend
10/23/2014
chris borel
Showed me homes
Robert was wonderful to work with. We were under a very short timeline and Rob helped us find a great house that fit perfectly within our budget. He listened to our requirements and quickly sorted out likely fits. We viewed over 20 homes within 2 weeks and when we found the one Rob was able to close the deal that same day.
Highly likely to recommend
10/11/2014
zhen xiao10
Helped me buy home
As a first time homebuyer, I could not be more satisfy with Rob's service. Rob was there to help me every step of the way. He is always available to answer my questions and always have my best interest in mind. He has great attention to details and he would point out any small or big flaws in the home. Rob is also a very considerate person. For example after closing, I mentioned I could not wait to show my parents the house. Rob replied, ?I would love to go into the home with you before we bring your parents there. I want to make sure the home looks great for them.? I recommend Rob highly. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
09/30/2014
mgbench
Listed and sold a home
We have had a few transactions handled by Mr. Ott and I am always impressed by his knowledge and attention to detail. Would definitely recommend him and use him again.
Highly likely to recommend
09/22/2014
tdouvill
Listed and sold a home
Rob helped us buy a house in Seattle on year ago and sell our former house this time. As before, he was a true pro who we were glad to have on our side. He was particularly helpful in coordinating our listing with tenants in the property. Rob is the kind of professional that gives his profession a good name. I recommend him without reservation.
Highly likely to recommend
08/29/2014
skenyon2 93
Helped me buy home
Robert was a pleasure to work with and made every effort to keep us well informed throughout the home buying process. Would not hesitate to utilize his services in the future.
Highly likely to recommend
08/25/2014
hvrlindajohn
Helped me buy and sell homes
Robert has helped us twice in the last few years. First, he helped us find a 'rental home' in which to invest in Renton, WA. He was amazingly patient with us because we were so picky! We did find exactly the home we wanted for our investment. Secondly, he helped sell a condo in Kirkland, WA in which we were partially vested. It wasn't really the best time to sell a condo, but he did it! Thanks Robert! We have found a hard-working, really nice, honest person to deal with! Linda Hoover
Highly likely to recommend
08/18/2014
tsangtmc
Helped me buy home
Rob is does a great job and is a great guy, he really makes you feel like he's looking out for your best interest. He was always easy to talk to, very knowledgeable, and going above and beyond to make me feel comfortable throughout my process. I was a first time home buyer and i felt completely confident and comfortable with my choices thanks to rob.
Highly likely to recommend
08/08/2014
zuser20140524080107320
Helped me buy home
Robert Ott and Becca Ott our a great team, they will work wonders to make sure you find the perfect home for you. Many times I thought I found it and was out bid; but the attitudes of Robert and Becca never let me give up thank goodness; and I now have the perfect home for me. Robert is the most professional realtor I have ever meant, he is articulate and knowledgeable and knows Washington state. He is also very caring and concerned about his clients and does everything he can within his power to make sure you have the home you deserve and have worked so hard for. You will never regret having chosen Robert and Becca Ott as your Realtor team they are good honest and straight forward people. I feel extremely grateful to have found Robert Ott and Becca as my team Thank you both I will never forget all you have done for me. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
07/26/2014
Scott
Helped me buy and sell homes
We just closed on our 2nd transaction with Rob over the past 5 years. He is extremely knowledgeable and does a fantastic job of setting expectations for the purchase price, negotiations and the process. These are key elements to a successful transaction and Rob is excellent. He is dedicated to his craft and well respected by his peers. This helps you gain an advantage by hiring Rob. We have recommended Rob to our friends and family with him completing several transactions with them as well. All have held Rob in the highest regard. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
07/18/2014
user19212323
Helped me buy home
Rob and his team are fantastic. Rob was always easily reachable and throughout the entire process, all email responses were practically immediate (regardless of timing). As first-time home buyers, we really appreciated how patient Rob was with us and the time he spent showing us a large number of homes, during multiple trips, in multiple areas. His construction knowledge was also extremely valuable as we went through quite a few of the older Seattle area homes. The entire process was made very easy. We could not have chosen a better agent to work with. Highly recommended. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
06/29/2014
bsimmons60
Helped me buy and sell homes
Rob was extremely helpful in the buying of our new home and selling of our old home. He was always quick to respond to our questions and went out of his way to find information/coordinate people when needed. We had a number of life events occur right before listing that ended up pushing our list date back. Rob was understanding and caring during that time, and never pressured us to list early. He negotiated an excellent offer for our listed home, and helped close the deal on time. Rob was a recommendation to us and I would recommend and would use Rob in the future for any real estate sales or purchases. Thank you Rob for your professionalism, respect and friendship! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
06/13/2014
user6206868
Helped me buy and sell homes
Rob helped us both buy and sell this year and both experiences were wonderful. He really helped to ease our stresses and fears and he helped us every step of the way. He is incredibly thoughtful and on top of things. He's timely and accommodating. He's not only a great realtor, but he's just a genuinely nice guy and there are not very many real estate agents you can say that about! :) I recommend Rob to everyone I talk to who brings up needing a realtor!
Highly likely to recommend
06/04/2014
zuser20140604093846101
Helped me buy home
Rob was a wonderful real estate agent!! I can't say enough how helpful he was. We looked at a lot of homes and had a hard time finding one that we liked and could afford. But Rob was very patient with us and helped us expand our possibilities and narrow our focus on what was really important. When we found the perfect house, it was a short sale. The seller's agent was not very knowledgeable, and Rob had to prod her along on several occasions. The lienholders on the property also threw us several curve balls which made it even harder. But Rob dealt with all of the issues, and everything worked out for the best. Rob was always available via phone or email, and responded promptly. I got some emails very early and very late responding to questions and concerns. And the staff that he has working with him are top notch too. I can't recommend him enough. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/18/2014
kraetsch
Helped me buy and sell homes
I've now been through multiple completed transactions with Rob (sales and purchases), and find him to be extremely trust-worthy. He has always been a straight-shooter, clearly putting his clients' interest first and foremost. I would eagerly recommend him.
Highly likely to recommend
05/16/2014
julie5566
Listed and sold a home
Rob helped me sell my home in Issaquah while I was living halfway across the country. I couldn't have done it without him. He gave great advice, knew everything about the market, and was always available when I had questions. I can recommend him without hesitation.
Highly likely to recommend
04/22/2014
zuser20140215075336818
Helped me buy home
Above and beyond, great experience, he took the time to show places without rushing and was very knowledgeable about the areas I was looking and found the perfect place, I will definitely use him again.
Highly likely to recommend
04/21/2014
juan lopez308
Helped me buy home
Looking for the right home can be challenging and frustrating with out the right people with knowledge about the area and your wants and needs. Robert does his homework when it comes to knowing and understading the the market around you. He made us feel comfortable even our kids liked him when he was around the family. We had only met him a few times anf felt that he really cared about what needed and were looking for. Having the time and patience i don't know how he managed but he was always there when we called him or wanted to meet. His assistant was great too. Every time I come across someone that is looking for a place to buy, I don't hesitate to mention Robert Ott and jason gray . Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
04/21/2014
HefnerA1
Helped me buy home
Robert was great every step of the way! As a first time home buyer, I felt comfortable and confident with Robert by my side. Robert wasn't afraid to tell me when he thought a home wasn't a good fit or a money pit. I appreciated his honest and non-salesy approach to real estate. In the end, I found a home I love pretty quickly. I can't wait to work with Robert again when it's time to sell in a few years!
Highly likely to recommend
04/21/2014
karlee rahm
Helped me buy home
Rob helped me with my first home. He was referred to me by my loan officer, and I couldn't have been happier. Rob was not only nice, positive, punctual, and knowledgeable, but he went above and beyond what it took to get me my home. During the process we hit some unexpected bumps that could have easily caused me to loose out on my condo. Instead of accepting the challenge and moving on to a different property, Rob went out of his way to call in some personal favors to get around the issues and really made it to where I got what I had my heart set on. I have made it a point to refer my friends, family and clients to Rob, and someday, when I am ready to make a change, I will ask for his help again. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
04/21/2014
mehulrajput
Helped me buy home
Robert is very good realtor. He has excellent knowledge of the local market in Bellevue,WA region. He is able to accomodate my requests in his busy schedule. He responds to the text/phone calls inspite of being busy. He has good eye for detail for processes to be followed for completing the sale. i was first time buyer and he was very helpful in educating me about the homes and provide his expertise in closing the deal for the new condo which I bought. I always recommend him to my friends who are in search for new house. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
10/18/2013
rob 1313
Listed and sold a home
I unfortunately purchased a house right before the bubble and ended up having to opt for a short sale. (the bank kept "losing my paperwork"). Robert Ott was referred to us by a friend. He was very helpful and didnt sugar coat things- this is what I appreciate. I would definitely recommend and use him again.
Highly likely to recommend
10/15/2013
vrbunker
Helped me find a home to rent
I am pleased to once again recommend Robert Ott to anyone who is renting or buying a home. Robert helped my husband and I find a rental home in Federal Way 3 years ago after we lost our home like so many other responsible, hard working people during the housing crisis. He listened us and really worked hard to help us find a property that met our needs. He knew that after many years of home ownership, it was important to us that we did not have to sacrifice comfort and safety to afford a quality rental property. We are calling on Robert again as our rental house is now for sale. We would not work with anyone but Robert! We know he wants us to "land in a good place" We have no doubt we will have another very positive outcome. He is a class act and an outstanding real estate resource! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
10/15/2013
narmi24
Helped me buy and sell homes
Robert helped us buy our first home. As first time home buyers, we were nervous and ignorant about the whole process. Robert guided us every step of the way and always provided honest opinion about each and every property we visited. He never pushed us to move forward with a property unless we were completely satisfied with it. Robert also has great negotiation skills and he pivotal in getting us a good deal. A few years later, Robert helped us sell our home and again his service was top notch. I've recommended Robert to many of my friends and every one of them have been completely satisfied with his service. If I were to buy a home again the Greater Seattle area, I would work with Robert in a heartbeat. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
04/22/2013
amarinoconsulting
Listed and sold a home
Rob was amazing. My husband and I came to him having just had a horrible experience with another realtor..and were somewhat gun shy. He was available and always willing to help - and always made time to meet anywhere, anytime we wanted to see a house. He took care of so much and made it a pleasant experience. I would highly recommend him again and hope he's still around when we need to buy or sell our next house!
Highly likely to recommend
03/03/2012
Yummi
Helped me buy home
Rob was the best real estate agent we could have wanted. He helped us through the entire process with extreme patience - we are first time home buyers and had a lot of questions around the process from getting the loan, to finding a good home inspector, and assessing the costs of repairs needed for the short sale we decided to buy. Rob was there for us every step of the process and was very responsive to every call or email. Luckily, Rob never tried to push us into any direction but was willing to give his opinion when asked. He showed us the houses we wanted to look at and pointed out the pros and cons of the particular building. This helped us to get very clear on what we wanted. I am going to recommend Rob to all my friends and will also call him again if we are trying to buy another home in the future. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/29/2011
JasonGrayLoans1
Listed and sold a home
I have worked with Robert Ott since 1994 when he got into the Real Estate Business. Rob's knowledge of homes and his honesty makes him a professional in his field. I can turn my clients over to him and know that I have nothing to worry about. Rob always looks out for his clients and has always went above and beyond to make the deals come together.
Highly likely to recommend
08/26/2011
amu23
Helped me buy home
Rob was amazing to work with! He is extremely knowledgeable and knows his stuff really well. I and my wife are first time home buyers and Rob made this entire process easier on us. Not only did he negotiate an attractive package for us, but he also completely drove communication with the builder and lender and relieved us of a lot of stress. Given that myself and my wife work, Rob's willingness to meet with us any time, any day ensured that our work life went with very few disruptions during this process. He is very courteous and creates a very friendly atmosphere. He takes the time to explain the details of the process and always enumerates your options. He was always accessible (over the phone and over email). He is very punctual and never rushes through meetings. He ensures that he completes tasks to perfection. I would very highly recommend Rob and would definitely give him a call the next time I need to sell/buy. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
08/26/2011
MissDenise
Helped me buy home
We would highly recommend Robert Ott to be your agent! My husband and I have purchased approx. 10 homes and this was by far our best experience. Buying a house should be a pleasant experience, Robert knows how to bring the stress out of it that is for sure! Robert is extremely professional. He explains everything in a understanding way so you can feel comfortable and trusting during the transaction. I used Robert to rent a home and then 2 years later we went back to him and bought a home through Rob!! I will always use him in the future as well!! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
08/26/2011
Avinash Mandsaurwale
Listed and sold a home
Thorough, Knowledgeable.. Very good inputs and help on geting the House Staged and getting some minor repairs done as well. Would highly recommend and would definetly work with Rob again. I have worked with Rob in past four transactions and as always this was awesome experience. This particular sale went so smooth..could not expect any better
Highly likely to recommend
05/28/2011
Diana99362
Listed and sold a home
We were relocating and had to put alot of trust into an agent and Robert Ott was just the person for the job. He went above and beyond to get our house sold, he knows contractors that cared and helped us get our house in shape for it to sale. He is sensitive to your emotions and prompt at gettting back to you. Robert even called the next day after closing to see if there was anything more he could do for us. He also sought out a real estate agent for us to help us find our next home. My husband and I now have a great friend in Seattle. I highly recommend Robert to help anyone with their real estate needs. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/21/2011
srk8308
Helped me buy home
Rob helped us buy our home recently in Redmond and we couldn't have asked for a better agent! Almost all aspects of our interaction with Rob stand out for praise! He worked at OUR pace, was always respectful of our needs, never pushed us into any decision. With Rob, you get all the nice things you get from working with an experienced, respectful agent who is responsive to your needs ? sage advice (while being neutral), thorough paperwork and process, great knowledge of the space that you can leverage from. In addition, 2 things stand out with Rob ? (1) he goes the extra mile of helping out even when he does not have to - starting from great referrals for a range of things to personally helping out a long time after the deal closed (2) you get the peace of mind of being in good hands, with his honesty and ethical nature ? very trustworthy. It is worth mentioning that as the Seller agent got back to us on our offer, one of the things she called out, for choosing us, was Rob's thoroughness and professionalism. That's Rob - he impresses everyone he does business with, not just his own clients. Highly recommend Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/16/2011
Tari Johnson
Helped me buy home
Rob was great to work with. He spent as much time as I needed to be familiar with the variety of houses on the market as well as the pros and cons of the neighborhoods. If I ran into issues at any stage of the buying process, Rob was always available with advice, information and alternatives. Without hesitation, I would recommend Rob to anyone in the housing market. He was truly a pleasure to work with.
Highly likely to recommend
05/15/2011
ksbath
Helped me buy and sell homes
Rob is very diligent and ethical in his dealings. He is very patient and doesnt push for immediate decisions. He has very good listening skills, understands different situations and provides excellent advice. i will recommend Rob very highly - one of the best i have worked with.
Highly likely to recommend
05/13/2011
Sachin Gupta
Helped me buy home
One of my very good friend refereed Rob for our new home search and during our first meeting Rob made us very comfortable with entire home hunting process. We started our home search with Rob in April 2010 and it took us almost 1 year to find our dream home. During entire time Rob was very patient and always there with us to go to see a home. He is very knowledgeable and always gave us his very honest feedback about any home. He is very professional, responsive to all our email/phone calls knows home buying process very well. He never rushed into appointments and always 5 mins before our scheduled time. Our home was short sale home and as you all know, short sales take lot of time and energy. Rob was on top of everything, may it be communicating to listing agent, negotiator or with the bank. He is very easy to work with. He is our Realtor for ever now. I would highly recommend Rob. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/11/2011
fedway4
Helped me find a home to rent
It is a "no brainer" to rate Rob Ott a "Five Star" Real Estate Agent! He is top notch in ALL respects. We found him to be extremely helpful in the process of identifying our options for "downsizing" and finding just the right home to accomodate our special needs son. Rob went out of his way for us from start to finish. He is a knowledgeable, ethical, positive and supportive person to have in your corner. When the time came to negotiate the final deal, Rob really advocated for us. We love our new home and are so grateful to Rob. We won't hesitate to call upon him in the future for our real estate needs and will recommend him highly to others. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/11/2011
99daytona
Listed and sold a home
Just an outstanding guy all around. I have worked with many agents in the past and Robert goes so far above what a realtor would ever need to do. I can not recomend him enough.
Highly likely to recommend
05/10/2011
vturrell
Listed and sold a home
Rob has been helpful through out the process of getting the house ready for listing and very skillfull at marketing the property. Rob helped negotiate a good price. Will use him everytime I have a real estate deal. Honest , truthful with high ethics
Highly likely to recommend
05/10/2011
NicoleJackson1
Helped me buy home
Robert is fantastic to work with! He is very knowledgable and walked me through each step of the process in detail. I would recommend Robert to anyone but especially to first time buyers. If you are buying or selling, do yourself a favor and give Robert a call you won't regret it!!!
Highly likely to recommend
05/10/2011
carriewall
Helped me buy home
Rob was recommended to me by a coworker and I am so glad I was able to work with him for purchasing my condo! This was my first purchase, and Rob ensured that I was comfortable with and knowledgeable about every step of the process. As we walked through each condo, he pointed out things to consider when purchasing (ie condition of the roof, siding material, estimate of possible assessments that could come up.) He also walked me through important aspects of each condo building assosciation';s history that gave important information for what my experience may be like in any given building and association. He also fought hard during negotiation to settle on the offer I extended and I got a great deal. I feel very at ease with Rob and know I am in good hands, as he is kind, very responsive and communicative, and supportive through every step of the process. I have recommended Rob to several friends already, and will continue to do so. Less ... More