Chad Schwendeman

16 years of work experience
EXIT Lakes Realty Premier
14275 Golf Course Dr., Ste 210
Baxter, MN, 56425
(218) 833-2152

Ratings & reviews (111)

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Highly likely to recommend
05/09/2015
user27225205
Listed and sold a home
Chad and his staff were exceptional in the marketing and sale of our home. They were professional, competent and responsive to all our needs. We would sincerely recommend Chad and his team.
Highly likely to recommend
05/09/2015
kevinkleiner88
Listed and sold a home
our house was on mls for two summers. we wanted to try another realtor so we called Chad at Exit Lakes Realty. Chad came to our house and made a couple of suggestions that would help us sell our home. before we even completed them , he called and said he would like to show our home. three days later, Chad called and said he had an offer on our house. the paper work was completed, the improvements were made, and we started the moving process. Chad and his team were so kind and helpful and I would most definitely recommend his services to anyone in the central minnesota / brainerd lakes area. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
04/28/2015
nicolebardes
Listed and sold a home
I worked directly with Adam Kalenberg who was amazing! They sold my house in 2 days and I knew exactly what was going on throughout the entire process. I wouldn't go with any other company to sell or buy with!
Highly likely to recommend
03/25/2015
james92625
Helped me buy home
During a trip to northern MN we met Randa Haug and advised her we were looking for a summer home on a lake in the area. She came back with a list of possibilities. We did a drive by the next day of the houses and picked out the 7 we were most interested in. The following day Randa took us to each of these houses. She provided us with suitable information on each. We did not find the right house that first day and so Randa took us to additional homes. We found the one we wanted, however needed to sell our second home in CA before putting in an offer. As we neared to close on our sale in CA, Randa called to say another offer on the house we wanted came in. Her suggestion to put in our best bid contingent on closing in CA was perfect advice. We got the house on the lake we truly wanted and appreciated her advice and excellent service. She also assisted us in arranging the closing and with various services. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
03/23/2015
jean volkmuth
Helped me buy home
All of Chad's Staff are VERY helpful from start to finish when buying a home. They are always upbeat, you can just feel it through out the office. When we needed to research about wood foundations my Agent was helpful in every way, and really going the extra mile. She went back to the property with me two more times to check things out. When it comes to customer service, they are great.
Highly likely to recommend
03/17/2015
tonikleiner
Listed and sold a home
We had our house listed for 2 summers with local realtors and were unsuccessful selling. We listed with Chad and within 2 weeks it was sold. Needless to say, there is a reason he is the best in the area!!!! I honestly cannot find one complaint with Chad and Exit Realty.
Highly likely to recommend
03/15/2015
bjornstadmark
Listed and sold a home
Chad is a great person in addition to being a great and knowledgeable real estate professional who can efficiently handle a transaction from start to finish in record time with no issues.
Highly likely to recommend
03/08/2015
cmgrant54
Listed and sold a home
From the very beginning, we knew that we were in good hands with Chad and his team at Exit Realty. His knowledge of the market in the Baxter/Brainerd area gave us the right tools to make good decisions in listing our home. Chad was always available for any questions or help and within 30 days, our home was sold! For the best results, you go to the best and there is no doubt, that is Chad and Exit Realty.
Highly likely to recommend
03/05/2015
ray cullinan2
Listed home, but didn't sell
Chad is a total pro and focused on selling your home or cabin. We had a lake home and he worked with us to come up with the best price. We met with his competition as well and they said best case scenario, top dollar was $17,000 less than we actually sold it for. We were on the market for 87 days and the process was smooth and painless. By marketing to more people like Chad does we were able to find the perfect match to our interior design style. When I met the buyers I asked them what they were going to change. They said not a thing, we love everything about it! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
02/28/2015
pstevens13
Listed and sold a home
ADAM WAS VERY GOOD AT GETTING THE PROPERTY SOLD. HE WAS DILLIGENT IN SHOWINGS OF THE PROPERTY HAVING TO WORK AROUND RENTERS IN THE PROPERTY DURING THE SELLING. HE KEPT GREAT CONTACT WITH US WHEN WE HAD QUESTIONS AND SUCH. IT WAS A VERY GOOD EXPERIENCE SELLING THIS PROPERTY WITH THIS AGENCY. ALL THE PEOPLE WE CAME IN CONTACT WITH WERE VERY PROFESSIONAL AND FRIENDLY.
Highly likely to recommend
02/25/2015
erics66
Listed and sold a home
Chad, In all of my years in the real estate business, I have dealt with many real estate agents. I must say that Chad and his team are the best, that I?ve worked with. They are full of energy and work extremely hard to find the right buyers for our property. I?ve never had reason to complain and I will continue to keep this great relationship going for years to come. Thank You Chad Mike Sullivan
Highly likely to recommend
02/23/2015
cjearhart
Helped me buy and sell homes
LANCE NELSON was our buyer's agent for a house we purchased. We found LANCE to be a terrific communicator, highly knowledgeable with the purchase process, and finely tuned with,our needs. We know LANCE had other clients, we felt, we felt LANCE was working solely for us. We would recommend LANCE NELSON without reservation!!
Highly likely to recommend
02/23/2015
aecole 7
Listed home, but didn't sell
I have been very pleased with the amount of effort Chad has put into trying to sell our house! We have seen a lot of interest in our house since it has been on the market and it is because of Chad's marketing plan.
Highly likely to recommend
02/23/2015
jpcole 17
Listed home, but didn't sell
Chad has been very helpful in listing our home and searching for a new one. He definitely knows the real estate industry. We haven't sold yet, but we have had a lot of showings and interest.
Highly likely to recommend
02/23/2015
vcf4
Helped me buy and sell homes
He sold our home in 4 months. We were impressed with how he kept it right at the front of the market. He showed it often. He is very appropriately advertising. It's not the market. It's the marketing. Definitely his words to live buy. And when we wanted to buy he showed us the type of home we wanted in the price range we wanted
Highly likely to recommend
02/22/2015
melcha1213
Helped me buy and sell homes
Chad followed through on everything he said he was going to do. His marketing strategies are top notch, he is straight forward and makes you feel like you are his only client, and his communications are timely. Chad ended up buying our house after negotiations fell through and stayed true to all of our agreements. If we ever buy or sell again Chad will be the only one we work with.
Highly likely to recommend
02/21/2015
clg round
Helped me buy home
We moved from the East Coast in 2014 to the Brainerd Lakes area specifically to live on and enjoy MN lake living and fishing. After discussions with several Realtors in the area in 2013 and not terribly excited about any of them we were guided to Chad by some friends. We knew after Chad showed us the first property that he would definitely be our buyer's agent. During the seven months we worked with Chad, we working to sell our home in the East and Chad working MN looking for lakefront properties to fit our requests, Chad called us regularly to give us updates on MN properties and see how we were doing with our own sale. It all came together in early 2014 with a lakefront property on the lake we wanted. Almost simultaneously we had a buyer for our home and a purchase agreement was placed for the MN property. The purchase price was at the high end of our range, but Chad's negotiating skills resulted in getting the property at our best offer. Once our offer was accepted, Chad's team went into high gear and took on the burden of paperwork getting the deal to the closing with minimal effort on our part. The five stars are well deserved in all categories. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
02/20/2015
rickhc2
Listed and sold a home
Chad sells spec homes I build. I am very happy with his work in getting my homes sold. He is very knowledgeable about the area and what the customers are looking for. He is also a genuine nice person who we are glad to know. He calls back promptly if you have to leave a message.
Highly likely to recommend
02/20/2015
elkjc1972
Helped me buy home
We had the best real estate transaction with our agent we have ever had. We have been involved in six real estate transactions with a varying degree of experiences. Our agent was professional, proficient, and punctual in our search for a new home. We were kept apprised of listings and showings. When we looked at houses our agent did not pressure or rush us at any time and was very helpful when we asked her for advise and counsel. Upon negotiations, our agent kept us aprise of actions and worked for us!! She was effective and we would recommend her and have to our friends and acquaintances. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
02/20/2015
connie lyscio
Showed me homes
Chad has always had the ability to make each client feel as though we are at the top of his list of priorities. The communication has been excellent, timely and accurate. His availability is around the clock, regardless of the request. He is very much an informed professional and we always enjoy our interractions with Chad. Connie Lyscio
Highly likely to recommend
02/19/2015
gdpedersen85
Helped me buy and sell homes
We had Chad Schwendeman Real Estate Group sell our home and help us find and buy our next home in the Brainerd Lakes area. We felt like we had the best of the best throughout the entire process. Chad and his staff were always pleasant, courteous and professional. We were very impressed with the marketing used to sell our home, appreciated the suggestions given to us to prepare for showings, and very happy with the time frame Chad sold our home. Chad's buyer's agent, Amanda, helped us find the perfect lake home for our family. She really listened to what our wish list was. Amanda made viewing homes and buying our home very enjoyable. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
02/19/2015
rodpowers3
Listed and sold a home
We have had nothing but good experiences dealing with Chad. We have recommended him to many people and will continue to do so. Chad listed our property and in the end we decided to sell it outright to him so he could develop a small housing project. At the time we were going through a rough period so his help in moving this property worked out for both of us.
Highly likely to recommend
02/19/2015
djbartz19
Listed and sold a home
Chad sold the house we were living in and found the house we moved too. He knew what to value the house were were selling at and took great pictures for Web site. He set up several showings and when asked what offers we should accept he was very fair. Perfect realitor
Highly likely to recommend
02/19/2015
laurie stensland
Helped me buy home
My husband and I started looking at homes in the Baxter area in the Spring of 2012. We called Chad's office and had a very positive and professional partnership with his agent Amanda Reichenbach. We came up several weekends from southern Minnesota to view homes. Amanda was extremely flexible in her schedule and we found the home we wanted. We found our home through Amanda but it was Chad that made everything pull together so we could have a successful closing. Kudos to Chad and his Team!!
Highly likely to recommend
02/19/2015
jdmross
Listed home, but didn't sell
We've owned several homes in our 70 years. Our last home we had the good fortune to have Chad as our realtor. What an outstanding job he does! He knows the market, has the best advertising strategy and is so helpful. The year we had it listed was in the depression years. Nothing was selling and we decided to stay put.
Highly likely to recommend
02/19/2015
justme99
Listed and sold a home
After having my house on the market with no luck, I switched to list it with Chad & it sold in a couple months. Talk about a good feeling! Chad was in constant communication with us and really worked with us to fit the showings around my schedule, not his. The Exit crew is great!
Highly likely to recommend
02/19/2015
cjcarder
Listed and sold a home
When deciding on a realtor, Chad had the most realistic suggestions for pricing my property. The staff have very easy to work, they are pleasant when they call about showing and always take time to explain what I don't understand.
Highly likely to recommend
02/06/2015
laurieline4
Listed and sold a home
My house was already on the market for 6 months prior to listing with Chad. Once listed it only took a day and a half to sell. Very impressive! My boyfriend was a little skeptical since it had already been on the market but Chads marketing strategies were amazing! I deffinately will recommend him to everyone that I know!!!
Highly likely to recommend
01/04/2015
libbiestokke
Listed and sold a home
We want to express our deepest gratitude to Chad and his Team for the exceptional work they did when they sold our home. From the moment we signed the listing, Chad and his Team had our home listed and advertised within 24 hours! Chad and his Team have exceptional marketing and advertising plans. It is no wonder Exit Lakes Realty Premier is the best realty company in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Chad works AMAZING hours with such passion for his work. We worked with us, and he will work for you! We would highly recommend Exit Lakes Realty Premier! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/25/2014
info4162
Listed and sold a home
Chad did a fantastic job marketing our home. His responsiveness was incredible. We would email or call and get a response back within the hour. Impressive for a guy that sells hundreds of homes every year.
Highly likely to recommend
12/17/2014
eaglefly4852
Helped me buy home
she works hard at finding homes. took a few times to get in the right direction but once we got going we were on a great roll. would highly recomend randa raug
Highly likely to recommend
12/11/2014
zuser20140515205745427
Helped me buy home
Randa Haug was wonderful to work with. She was flexible and made herself available on the weekends when we had time to view lake homes. Ask for her next time your looking for a home.
Highly likely to recommend
12/09/2014
user96210073
Helped me buy home
I first call the office to look at a newly listed home. Randa called us back on a SUNDAY! She got a hold of the owner. We got to look at the house that day. Unfortunately, not the house for us. She called us back to see if she could be of assistance in finding another home to look at. I had one in mind at the time. Again, she came though. Again, not for us. We looked online and found another. It was perfect for us. I knew she would of kept looking and going to every house we wanted to until we found the right one. She helped us through the inspection, how to go about talking to the mortgage company, emailed us links for new homeowners and what to look out for. A GREAT first homeowners experience. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/04/2014
acclaim316
Helped me buy home
Excellent attention to details, did a fantastic job in helping us obtain our new home! Great real estate agent, Randa Haug, willing to go the extra mile and make it a very pleasant experience. Would highly recommend Exit Realty.
Highly likely to recommend
11/26/2014
soso17
Helped me buy home
Our realtor, Randa Haug, was the perfect guide through the intimidating process of buying a house. Even the fact that we were out-of-state for most of it didn't phase her. She was quick to get is answers to questions and checked in regularly. We love our new house and are so grateful to Randa for making it happen for us!
Highly likely to recommend
11/24/2014
lutherdj1
Helped me buy home
Randa was absolutely great to work with! Can't say enough about her willingness to look at whatever we wanted to see...even though I know she knew it was nothing we would really care for. Great experience!
Highly likely to recommend
11/19/2014
ohre1101
Helped me buy and sell homes
We had a great experience with EXIT reality, they were always available to answer any question that we had and they just made the buying/selling process so relaxing and very easy. If we ever move again we will definitely work with the agents at EXIT.
Highly likely to recommend
11/17/2014
user2466282
Helped me buy home
I worked with one of Chad's associates, Amanda Reichenbach. She is great! I own several homes in different states and Amanda is the best realtor I've worked with. We are very particular and looked at a lot of properties before we found the right one. She was extremely patient and made us feel like she was as determined as we were to find the perfect place. Negotiations with the seller became strained at one point but she helped us work through it and come to an agreement. With only a few weeks before closing, I had a problem with the financing through my own bank. Amanda referred me to a great local mortgage lender that took over the process with less than a month before our scheduled closing. We were in Europe for almost two weeks right before the closing date but Amanda kept me updated throughout and kept everything on track and we were able to close on time. Amanda is a real professional. She is an expert on the real estate market in the Brainerd area; is extremely friendly, helpful and responsive. I would recommend her to anyone! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
11/17/2014
harbaney
Helped me buy home
It was great, our realtor Randa was excellent. She got back to us with answers to all of our questions immediately. After our home closed, she also helped us by taking a mattress left by the previous owners-going above and beyond. We would definitely recommend Randa to anyone buying a home.
Highly likely to recommend
11/17/2014
clasenashley
Helped me buy home
If it wasn't for Adam kalenberg's quick action that he took to get us a viewing on the house that we live in now I don't think we would have gotten the chance to live here due to the fast moving market. Adam was great to work with , he was efficient, hard working, and dedicated to his clients . I highly recommend Adam and Exit Reality
Likely to recommend
11/17/2014
ckgiombe1
Helped me buy and sell homes
Our house sold faster then expected and they got us into the house we loved... were open to viewing many homes and viewing them many times. Was very helpful in the negotiating of our new home and the selling of our old home. Would recommend to anyone looking to sell there home. Our second time working with Chad and his team.
Highly likely to recommend
11/17/2014
Cannonsister2
Helped me buy home
Amanda is amazing in her compassion to sell the right home to just the right buyer. She called us on a Wednesday with a home of our dreams and we wrote the purchase agreement on Thursday. She truly loves that she can help people find the home of their dreams and she is there to see every i is dotted and every t crossed. Thank you Amanda for all your hard work. -Terri
Highly likely to recommend
11/17/2014
finchhd2001
Helped me buy home
Amanda was friendly, honest and easy to discuss any concerns with. She worked hard to find me a new home and i can tell she enjoys her job. Very hard working individual with great work ethics.
Highly likely to recommend
11/17/2014
acarlson144
Helped me buy home
Amanda was great! So patient with us and a real advocate for her clients! Very knowledgeable and honest about the current market and areas of interest.
Highly likely to recommend
11/14/2014
coachennis9
Helped me buy home
Chad was phenomenal during the entire process! He was able to walk us through the process with ease. We were fully informed by either Chad or his team every step of the way!
Highly likely to recommend
11/13/2014
karl larsen success
Helped me buy home
The overall process was extremely efficient and fast. We move fast in business and in life and the EXIT Realty Team moved right along with us! It was a fantastic experience and I highly recommend the EXIT Realty Team, especially Adam Kalenberg, who was our primary Realtor. - Karl and Brook
Highly likely to recommend
11/11/2014
cyndikalenberg
Listed and sold a home
Adam Kalenberg listed, sold, and helped us purchase our new home on Gull Lake. Our experience from the beginning of the process, through our move into our new home was handled in a professional manner with every detailed covered! He was always available, and we highly recommend this company!!!
Highly likely to recommend
11/10/2014
grausam248
Listed and sold a home
Chad knew what it took to get fast and real interest in our house. He had a confident and real approach to the sale. I would recommend him to anyone buying or selling. As he was recommended to me.
Highly likely to recommend
11/07/2014
ChristyPotocki
Listed and sold a home
Chad & Staff, We were going into the winter months and had not sold our home. When we went with your "Guaranteed Sales Program", we were impressed with the attention you gave our home to get it sold in a timely manner as promised. We enjoyed working with you and your courteous, friendly staff and will recommend EXIT Realty to our friends and family. Thank you, The Nelsons
Highly likely to recommend
10/02/2014
19 delta
Helped me buy home
I have known Chad since high school, one of the nicest people who you will meet in the business,or anywhere, he listens to your needs, then takes care of business, answers all your questions, and returns all your calls, Chad is a good business person, and friend.
Highly likely to recommend
08/24/2014
shannon katterhagen
Listed and sold a home
What an experience! Chad & the Exit team were fantastic. If I ever had a question Chad was there to answer. It may have taken longer than anticipated but it sold. Thank you Chad for selling our home.
Highly likely to recommend
08/09/2014
jkshoal
Listed and sold a home
CHAD WAS VERY PROFESSIONAL TO WORK WITH AND GOT THE JOB DONE. WE WOULD RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYONE WANTING TO BUY OR SELL THEIR HOME. WE HAVE A CO-WORKER THAT WE WILL RECOMMEND CHAD SCHWENDEMAN TO, FOR HER USE IN SELLING HER HOME.
Highly likely to recommend
08/03/2014
ggoodell
Listed and sold a home
We had our home listed with another realtor for eight months. NOT ONE OFFER! We then listed with Chad. We had a signed purchase agreement in eight days. WOW!
Highly likely to recommend
06/20/2014
zuser20140324065219864
Listed and sold a home
After having our home listed with another realtor for 6 mnths, we switched to Chad. The facts speak for themselves. Almost immediately, Chad began booking showings daily, and within literally 5 days we had an offer on the table and accepted a purchase agreement. While we did reduce our listing price slightly, I am absolutely convinced that the activity and sale was due solely to Chad's marketing efforts and well established network of qualified buyers. I can't emphasized how impressed I was. This was a learning lesson for me. In a market like we have currently, it pays off in spades to engage a realtor that does much more than set-it and forget-it. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
06/20/2014
zuser20140620114818217
Listed and sold a home
After working with two other realtors over the last two years we listed with Chad and he sold our home in a short period of time. We are very happy with the service we received from Chad and his team.
Highly likely to recommend
06/03/2014
zuser20140603130656346
Listed and sold a home
Chad Schwendeman is an individual who is not only an outstanding real estate professional, he is an exemplary communicator! Chad recently sold our ninety year old mother's townhouse. In her word," Chad is the very best!". I would personally recommend Chad to anyone who wants to work with someone who works with his clients to get results.
Highly likely to recommend
06/02/2014
zuser20140602071257504
Listed and sold a home
When it was time to sell our home, we knew Chad was going to be our agent. His integrity and professionalism is widely known in our area. He was considerate, attentive, quick to answer questions and give updates on the process. This was our first home we sold and we are thrilled with the high quality of marketing and resources Chad has available. His whole team was upbeat, positive and very informed on the process and how they could help us. What a great organization!
Highly likely to recommend
06/02/2014
zuser20140602035706118
Helped me buy and sell homes
We visited with several realtors prior to placing our home on the market. Chad came to our home prepared with all of the tools he uses to price, market and list our home. His knowledge of the market was surperior to the other realtors. We were selling our lakehome and Chad knew who would be interested in our home and where the buyer would likely come from. He demonstrated the marketing plan he would use if he received our listing. He also went over pricing options and allowed us to price our home where we thought it should be however he used nearby recent sales of similar homes to show where the market was at. We decided to go with Chad as our realtor and priced our home where the current market reflected it should be. Within 60 days we received an offer and sold our home at 97% of our listing price. The one thing that really impressed us was Chad's integrity in what he did for us. He did not make promises he did not keep. He marketed our home just the way he said he would. We were so impressed with Chad's company that we went through Exit Lakes Realty to purchase our new home because we knew the home was priced right and backed by Chad's commitment to excellence. If you want the best, list with Chad and Exit Lakes Realty. Sincerely, Steve and Marilyn Holmvig Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/31/2014
cindyjohnson437
Listed and sold a home
We sold a home through Chad. He worked hard at solving our well issue and was responsive and wonderful to deal with. What a hard worker with genuine concern for his customers! Thank you Chad!
Highly likely to recommend
05/30/2014
zuser20140530074248305
Helped me buy and sell homes
My husband and I have worked with Chad and his marketing group to sell 2 homes and purchase another. He and his team we readily available to answer any questions we had. They were very knowledgable about what was happening in the area and we were able to sell both our homes much quicker than I had anticipated!! He is great to work with and I bring up his name whenever I hear someone talking about buying or selling a home.
Highly likely to recommend
05/28/2014
zuser20140528074501126
Listed and sold a home
We have had Chad represent us through several transactions both personal and professional. I would not have chosen anyone else for the job. Chad exemplifies what it means to represent a client. Him and his team are relentless in their profession. Their marketing is second to none and their passion to be the best agents for their clients, puts them above all other competitors! Simply put, Chad and his team are THE best in the Brainerd Lakes area!
Highly likely to recommend
05/27/2014
zuser20140527191729652
Listed and sold a home
We have used Chad a couple times now to sell our homes. He is very knowledgeable and is out for YOU!!! I am very impressed with his professionalism and honesty. I would highly recommend Chad if you want ur house to sell fast and have a smooth transaction. Great job Chad
Highly likely to recommend
05/22/2014
zuser20140522191533683
Helped me buy home
Chad's commitment to helping us find and purchase the cabin home of our dreams was relentless. His extra efforts during and after the sale were much appreciated, as well. I have recommended Chad to friends looking for homes in the lakes area and will continue to recommend him in the future.
Highly likely to recommend
05/21/2014
dgonse
Helped me buy home
We were in the market to purchase a cabin on North Long Lake and contacted Chad to discuss and ask him to notify us of new listings. After some time, a listing appeared that we were interested in. With Chad's involvement representing us, we ended up purchasing the cabin. Having Chad as our agent through the process was a pleasant experience. not only did he help us during the purchase of our cabin, he has remained a friend and a contact that we regularly go to for advice and assistance. We have also referred to to friends of ours and they have also purchased cabins with Chad as their partner. Great guy...great service! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/20/2014
user95935272
Listed and sold a home
My husband and I contacted Chad and his team regarding the sale of our home in 2014. We were referred by many people to "go with Chad"! And boy are we happy that we did! We immediately met with Chad and went over everything right away. We knew our house wasn't on the high end of the market, but Chad and his team made us feel like we were the only people he was working for! He sold our home promptly and we also used his office to purchase our new home:) We are very happy with our decision to use Chad and we guarantee you will be too! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/18/2014
DavidChrisinger
Listed and sold a home
When my family and I needed to sell our home, there was no doubt about who we would work with. Chad Schwendeman is a champ. Utmost professionalism, treats his clients with respect and honesty, and is really a master of his trade. Even years after the last property transaction with Chad, he continued to inquire and share his concern for our working relationship. And that continued care and dedication to his clients is a major reason that when time came to make a new property decision, that there was no question who we would work with. Will continue to partner with Chad for years to come and also recommend his services to my friends and family. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/18/2014
relics2
Helped me buy home
We purchased a house from Chad and I can't say enough about his help and expertise. He answered our questions immediately either by phone or email. There was no waiting to hear from him. His commission was very low, but he treated us as if it was a million dollars!! We would surely refer anyone looking for a home or selling a home!! He is the best!
Highly likely to recommend
05/18/2014
zuser20140518064327045
Helped me buy home
I highly recommend Chad Schwendeman and his team! He helped me in the purchase of my photography studio and helped make my dreams become a reality! My husband and I found the building online, contacted Chad, and he got us in for a showing within a few hours. It was amazing! I know Chad has a ton of clients, but I felt like I was his only one. He gave me all the attention I needed and was available to answer all my questions in a timely fashion. We got word on my birthday that our offer on the commercial building (my future photography studio) was accepted! It was the best birthday gift ever. :) Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/18/2014
mnfingers
Listed and sold a home
Chad is very professional when it comes to selling or buying your home. He advertise's the home you are selling to the fullest extent. He even puts homes in ads in the movie theaters. He knows how much your home is worth and he gets you the most he can for your home for you. Chad also keeps you informed as to how things are going. Chad goes out of his way to help you sell your home or if you are buying a home. I will be calling Chad if I ever decide to sell the home I am in now. Chad you are a star in my book. Carol Kruger Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/17/2014
wmbrill8
Listed and sold a home
Our family of five had outgrown our home and had tried to sell six years previously with a different realtor to no avail. This time it was critical to choose the right realtor to sell our house and it needed to be someone who had knowledge, expertise, and the ability to advertise the sale of our home to as many people as possible. Chad Schwendeman immediately came to mind, but I wasn't sure he would have the time or even be able to add us to his list since he is the top realtor in the Brainerd Lakes Area. After sending one email, he enthusiastically accepted and began to work diligently for us. I was pleasantly surprised that at how quickly he responded to my calls and emails, and how personable he was to work with. I felt comfortable asking him questions and appreciated his honest answers. Chad's team communicated with us frequently and I felt that they were working hard and using all of their resources to sell our home. When the offer came in, he helped us through the bargaining process and continued to support us all the way to the closing. If you want the best and are serious about selling your home, I would highly recommend Chad Schwendeman. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/17/2014
GarrettCekalla
Listed and sold a home
I bought my first home from Chad. He made the process very easy and was very knowledgeable about my purchase and the area I was purchasing the home in. After many years, I sold the house and again I used the Schwendeman team to list and sell my home. I would highly recommend Chad Schwendeman to handle any detail when it comes to buying or selling any home in the Brainerd Lakes Area.
Highly likely to recommend
05/17/2014
npschmidt
Listed and sold a home
Chad sold my house in 2002. He is the best realtor around the Brainerd Lakes Area. One thing I really like about him is he follows through- he has my aunt and uncle's place listed now and he calls them to update them on what is going on. Communication is so important and Chad certainly does that!!! He is #1 in my book!
Highly likely to recommend
05/17/2014
zuser20140517184423332
Helped me buy and sell homes
I've gotten to know Chad as a real estate professional through networking and sharing of ideas (as I'm a Realtor). He is, bar none, one of the best and most upstanding people I've ever met in this business. I wouldn't hesitate - for even a second - to recommend Chad to any of my clients. The Brainerd lakes area is LUCKY to have Chad as a part of it!
Highly likely to recommend
04/29/2014
dtbradford6
Listed and sold a home
If you want to sell your house in a timely, professional manner, I would give Chad Schwendeman a call. His advertising program is far superior to any agent in the area. My wife and I were very impressed on how fast the whole process was. If you want your house sold give Chad Schwendeman a call.
Highly likely to recommend
02/06/2014
taramcasper
Listed and sold a home
While it might not seem that the listing agent matters, let me tell you it does! Chad Schwendeman and his team at Exit Lakes Realty Premier have developed a strong and effective marketing plan that resulted in the sale of our home in about 50 days. We have dealt with many real estate agents over the years and we can state without hesitation that Chad and his team are one of the best. We know that anyone looking to sell or purchase real estate would receive the same professional and skilled assistance that we received. Thanks again Chad , Sandy and Marty Heino Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/24/2013
performancepledge0
Listed and sold a home
Chad and his staff were simply incredible. We have worked with a number of Realtors in the past. Chad's marketing was truly out of this world. He advertised like he said he would. His marketing produces results and allowed us to sell our home in less than a month. His staff was always very pleasant to work with. We have found our Realtor for life and we will never use agent. Great Job Chad!
Highly likely to recommend
09/13/2013
user8613249
Listed and sold a home
We interviewed three of the top Realtors in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Chad showed us comparable homes that had sold on our lake, he also shared his marketing strategy and how he would communicate with us. What was interesting is another Realtor gave us a higher price and we felt he was just trying to tell us what we wanted to hear. Chad took the time to show how proper pricing, marketing and condition sold homes in today's market. Chad's diligence and marketing was able to produce 11 showings in less than two months. After the 11th showing we received an offer. Chad was able to negotiate a great price. I have sold 7 homes in over the years and Chad Schwendeman and his team are leaps and bounds above any other Realtor or real estate team I've ever dealt with. Chad has the unique ability to make you feel like you are his only customer and more importantly was able to get us the result we wanted; getting our lake home SOLD! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
08/14/2013
user5016790
Listed and sold a home
Chad conducted a comprhensive market analysis and made recommendations on pricing. I selected the high end and when listed there were 18 showings the first week and one low offer which he negotiated over the period of one week up to the price I was looking for! Great job marketing and assisting with all the details through closing. Best experience I have had with a realtor in over 40 years and buying and selling more than 15 residential properties. He is great.
Highly likely to recommend
07/27/2013
fertfaust
Listed and sold a home
Chad and staff, Thanks for the great job in handling our house sale! We trusted you to price it as close to what the market would ultimately dictate, and we had an offer in 22 hours. This one failed but a second a month later came closer, and with creative negotiating, it was a done deal in another week. After all was said and done, it sold for less than 1% of where Chad said it would. However, that was not the best part of dealing with you folks?it was the communication! Email, phone calls, updates and confirmations on showings...all up to the minute. I might add that just chatting with your office staff was enough to put you in a good mood?they are SO friendly! I would recommend Chad?s team any time! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
06/03/2013
user6595899
Listed and sold a home
After meeting with four top realty companies, Chad Schwendeman stood out "heads above the rest" with his knowledge of the market, pricing and market conditions. He had a very aggressive form of advertising with many new and different approaches to getting the advertising out to the people that were looking for a lake home like ours. And yet his personality was so honest and understanding that we had complete confidence in him. Once our lake home was listed using all the different types of media, within two days we were having showings. His staff kept us informed promptly of all showings. Then prior to the showings his staff would contact us to make sure the showings were still on and what time so that it was never a surprise. In a little over a week from the time our lake home was listed with Chad, we had an offer and because of his aggressive negotiations, we were able to except the offer which was very close to our asking price. The time between accepting the buyers offer and the date of closing, Chad and his staff kept us informed of every requirement and inspection and when needed, scheduled the appropriate agencies to perform the inspections so that we were able to move forward to our closing date. In the professional manner that everything was handled, our closing was completed without a hitch! In summary, after owning this lake home for many years and finally coming to the decision to sell it, it was comforting to know that Chad Schwendeman was able to quickly sell the property and for the price that we wanted which made this process easier and less stressful for us. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/15/2013
user62991201
Listed and sold a home
My wife and I chose Chad Schwendeman after having used other realtors in the past, we did so based on his reputation and his work ethic. Chad's office is on my way to and from work, I work 9-10 hours a days. I would see Chad's car in his office parking lot well after I returned home from my work and again on weekends. Chad has this personality presence that is professional, genuinely caring and kind. My wife and I would receive weekly up-dates on our property. Chad would personally reply to my e-mails and phone calls in a immediate fashion. I find this very uncommon today. During our selling process I felt like I could call Chad with a problem unrelated to my property and he would not only take the time but he would show the interest to listen. ( I did not test this out but I believe it to be true) Most important, my wife and I chose Chad because we had a time line in mind and we both thought Chad's team would serve our needs best. Chad was able to exceed our hope and expectation. I highly recommend Chad Schwendeman. Thank you again, Chad... Grant and Jan Wilcox Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
04/01/2013
user7947272
Listed and sold a home
In all our dealings with Chad, he has been professional, honest and handles everything in a timely manner. Also, we thoroughly enjoyed the lovely evening at Prairie Bay. We will always deal with Chad and recommend him to friends and family. Thank you Chad for being one of the only honest and knowledgeable realtors we have had the pleasure to deal with. Having both those qualities is a rare commodity in a realtor. Ed and Judy Hall
Highly likely to recommend
03/29/2013
user6824936
Listed and sold a home
We had our lake home on the market in 2012 from Memorial Day through Oct. with another realtor & never had one person so much as look at it. We contacted Chad, who got it back on the market in the dead of winter, the end of Jan. 2013 & we had a buyer by the end of March!!! We were amazed. We would absolutely recommend Chad as a realtor. He is thorough, competent & respectful.
Highly likely to recommend
03/18/2013
user2489773
Listed and sold a home
Chad's marketing expertise is above and beyond in knowledge and service in this area. We were very pleased with him and his team in selling our home in 48 days! His marketing strategy and beautiful folders describing and displaying our home were very professional. Awesome job, Chad! Thanks to you and your team.
Highly likely to recommend
02/27/2013
KarenVanHeel Lutzke
Listed and sold a home
Chad listed our home and sold it in rocket speed!! 3 months! The presentation of our home and his advertising/marketing was the key to finding the buyer! His team and service are tops! Highly recommend. Karen
Highly likely to recommend
02/24/2013
user672359
Listed and sold a home
We Had a great experience with Chad in selling our home. He had great communication and followed through on all that was promised. Highly recommend his service to all others!
Highly likely to recommend
02/16/2013
user3977729
Helped me buy home
Chad and his team really went the extra mile to help us buy this home. If we had questions or concerns, they were always just a phone call or an email away. We had a couple of things that needed to be fixed before we actually purchased the home and Chad stayed on top of the issues until they could be resolved. When he had not heard from us for a day or two he even called us to be sure everything was moving ahead. We truly appreciated not just the service that we received but the manner in which we received it. There is a reason they are one of the best in the area! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/20/2012
RebeccaTimmins
Helped me buy home
I worked with Chad over the course of about three years in my search for a lake property in MN. My husband and I were very particular in what we wanted, and Chad was always very patient in his dealings with us even though I'm sure he, at times, felt frustrated. He was extremely responsive to our needs, and he always made time to meet with us at any property we wished to see. He was extrememly knowledgable about his work and the surrounding area. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for property in the Brainerd area. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/19/2012
user19596020
Listed and sold a home
Chad Schwendeman sold three houses for me this year! The first within six weeks after another realtor listed it for a year..The second he sold with in one week and the third he sold before I was done constructing it.He is a certified professional whom I find trustworthy and credible! Richard Buersken Construction/BC642424
Highly likely to recommend
07/16/2012
user7164156
Helped me buy and sell homes
Chad's knowledge of the market and the area surpasses anyone else! He also had great patience when I viewed many, many houses until I found the perfect one... and then had patience again as I took a new job and needed to sell quickly! What a pleasure to work with!! And, my son liked hanging out with him too!! Thanks Chad!!