gentry stretz Real Estate Agent at John L. Scott KMS Kent

gentry stretz

Real Estate Agent at
John L. Scott KMS Kent

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Certifications

  • First Time Home Buyers
  • Foreclosures
  • Investment Properties
  • Relocations
  • Waterfront Specialist
  • New Construction
  • Luxury Specialist

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Agent Highlights

gentry gets the job done - completing more sales than the average Auburn agent by 9%.
gentry is a SFH expert - working with over 65% more single family homes than the average Auburn agent.
gentry has great Condo experience - having sold 43 more condos than the average agent.

gentry's Transactions

  • Auburn, WA
    Single Family Home
    Buyer
    $930,000
    05/18/2022
  • Tacoma, WA
    Single Family Home
    Seller
    $435,000
    04/29/2022
  • Tacoma, WA
    Single Family Home
    Buyer
    $567,000
    04/20/2022
  • Kent, WA
    Single Family Home
    Seller
    $950,000
    04/20/2022
  • Maple Valley, WA
    Single Family Home
    Seller
    $937,500
    04/18/2022
  • Tacoma, WA
    Single Family Home
    Seller
    $420,000
    04/14/2022
    gentry outperformed the market - selling this property for 11% over asking price
  • Bonney Lake, WA
    Single Family Home
    Seller
    $500,000
    04/01/2022

More about gentry stretz

Our mission is transactional excellence and client satisfaction. That means we work tirelessly to make your home buying or selling process as efficient, stress-free and lucrative for you as possible. Representation We take pride in offering high-caliber full-service residential real estate expertise. Our clients are top priority, and we focus on delivering the best possible results for them. Expertise The real estate market is hyperlocal, seasonal and temperamental—in other words, it can change on a dime. Technology has made information more accessible to everyone, but it can be difficult to keep up with recent events that affect home values. The benefits of working with a licensed real estate team go far beyond what a mobile app, online video, or website can do. We provide our clients with information on market seasonality and information relevant to what is happening in ...
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Education

Northern Arizona University

Other Certifications

Seller Representative Specialist (SRS)

Awards

98321

License Number

49559

gentry stretz's Reviews & Ratings

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gentry stretz

  • gentry listed and sold my home

      One of the best realtors we have ever had!

    • gentry helped me buy a home

        Gentry made buying this home a pleasure. He's very patience is remarkable and his helpfulness and guidance through the whole process was as equal

      • Gentry did an excellent job working with us on three separate occasions!! He is very knowledgeable and is excellent in keeping in touch and communicating every step of the process. I would highly recommend him.

        - Debbie D.
      • Gentry is hands down the most honest and caring real estate agent in the region. Even better, he knows how to buy and sell houses.When we wanted to sell our home Gentry came to us with perfect comps in hand and thought hard about exactly where to set the asking price. Like many people looking to sell, we had many friends, family, and even competing agents suggesting various prices to go in at - some high, some low. We are grateful we avoided the temptation to list with an agent who promised to sell our place for a small fortune just to get our listing and instead went with Gentry and followed his pinpoint accurate advice. The price point he selected was spot on. We had multiple offers in the first few days, got everything we wanted and more, and the appraisal came back right on the money. Our neighbor was not so lucky. She sadly was enticed by a lesser agent, had her house on the market all summer and ended up getting more than $30k less than her initial asking price - probably less than what she could have gotten had she listed at a reasonable price in the first place. Then we of course needed a new home...Gentry's breadth of knowledge in this category is also beyond reproach.Everyone thinks they will find the house of their dreams by themselves. I thought this too until we purchased our first home. After seeing all the gorgeous pictures of houses on the internet and being disappointed after actually touring them, Gentry suggested we look at a place that had horrendous pictures up on this site. I thought to myself, there is no way I'm living there. We bought the place after seeing how cute it actually was in person. (It turns out sellers don't necessarily make good photographers). Gentry has an uncanny ability to sense what you are looking for and find that needle in the haystack of inventory.If during your search for a new home you are looking at what seems to be a perfectly good house in a great area, Gentry will not hesitate to tell you when he sees signs of deferred maintenance, hard to notice damage, or a neighborhood that isn't quite what it seems. The guy has spent a lot of time not only buying and selling houses, but fixing them up too, which is something you don't get with the vast majority of agents. What's more, Gentry has steered me towards much, much cheaper houses that actually would work better for my family despite the fact he will make a great deal less money from the transaction. He will never sell you on a home just to get the commission. Gentry is the rare real estate agent who legitimately has you and your family's best interests at heart. We will continue to use Gentry for all future home sales and purchase, but unfortunately for him he is too good at his job. We now live in our dream house and probably won't be moving for...ever hopefully.We were lucky enough to experience a flawless real estate transaction and achieve our dream of owning a larger home to fit our growing family thanks to an amazing agent. Going with Gentry is one of the best decisions we've ever made.

        - Jessica and Peter Joyce
      • Gentry was very knowledgeable and made selling my house a very pleasant experience. He did the research and found out what my house was worth and got me more for my house than I thought I could get. I would definitely use him as a realtor again and would recommend him to anyone that needs a great realtor.

        - Michelle Staples
      • Gentry Stretz was great to work with ! He was very knowledgeable in the real estate business. Every time I had question, he responded in minutes. He made me feel that the selling of my home was very important to him,and it paid off ,as it sold in days after he listed it ! I would use him again on my next real estate venture.

        - Gary Heintz
      • Gentry puts his customers first and sincerely wants new home owners to have their dream house. His communication and persistence are amazing. We would recommend him again and again!

        - Krista Layton
      • Gentry was amazing! He was very patient with us during the house hunting process. We had a very specific needs and Gentry was great about giving us the plusses and minuses on houses we looked at. We never felt pressured to make a decision. Our closing process was a disaster (not fault whatsoever of Gentry's) but he communicated and explained everything very well to us and was very patient again with us as we bombarded him for updates and answers. We would very highly recommend Gentry to anyone who needs a real estate agent

        - Steph Pellmann
      • We worked with Gentry Stretz back in 2012 and again this year when we sold our first house and bought again. He was great to work with in 2012 and we had the same great experience this time. He guided us through the hectic process of selling and buying at the same time and used his market knowledge to help us sell for a better price than we had hoped for, as well as helping us find and get our new home which we are crazy about! There are several things that we love about working with Gentry. First, he's incredibly knowledgeable about everything from the market conditions to building materials. Second, he is responsive and available to answer questions and quickly got us in to view all of the homes we were interested in. Finally, Gentry will give you an honest assessment, letting you as a client make your decision, without pushing. We recommend Gentry to anyone that is looking for a great agent and we will definitely work with him again the next time we need an agent.

        - Heather Knoff
      • Gentry Stretz is the best! He helped us buy our first home and now has helped us sell a home. He takes the time to answer all your questions and explains everything going on through the process which I really appreciated. He is quick and timely in his responses and gives honest feedback. I would highly recommend Gentry to assist anyone with their Real Estate needs.

        - Tara Garland
      • Gentry Stretz is an expert. The negotiation for our home became complex very quickly and his skill and ability to advocate for us ensured we got the best deal possible. His experience was able to bring creative solutions to bring our deal to a successful closing. He is an excellent negotiator and he leveraged in our favor from beginning to end. He saved us thousands of dollars and countless hours of work by ensuring the seller performed and completed much of the work that was needed on the home, and additionally helped negotiate a reduction in closing costs, that ultimately ensured we were able to get the home. We cannot thank him enough, and we are recommending him to everyone we know.

        - P. Linden
      • Excellent customer service, efficient , unpretentious and easy to work with.

        - Ken Haigh
      • Gentry and Jill made the home buying process very easy and non stressful! They were there every step of the way providing guidance and making it an enjoyable experience. They were very helpful with all there knowledge! I couldn't have ask for better people to guide us through this new venture in our lives!

        - Charlene Eld
      • We were ready to sell, home empty and 2 months of for sale by owner. Gentry came over and we were under contract in am hour, with the home being viewed a couple days later. Received offer within 20+ days and ownership transfer in another 18 days. Gentry kept us informed and provided best options available. We are proud of his (and Jill's) service. Could not have done better.

        - Don Armstrong
      • I selected Gentry as my Real Estate Agent as I found him to be extremely knowledgeable, informative and felt completely confident in him looking after me and the selling of my home. He kept me in the loop every step of the way and was there for me with any questions I had. I highly recommend Gentry to anyone wanting to sell or buy a home.

        - Sandy Lynn
      • We would recommend Gentry to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. He's honest and realistic, and also educates his clients along the way. We found these qualities to be extremely important in the current climate of real estate in the Greater Puget Sound

        - J. Williams
      • Both Gentry and his wife Jill worked tirelessly in assisting me with finding a new home to buy. From the very beginning, Gentry made me feel comfortable and confident. Gentry was always available when I had a question or need, and was very honest the entire time. I would not be moving into the new house I have without their help. My family and I truly appreciate all Gentry and Jill have done for us. Thank you Gentry and Jill!

        - Jason Raden
      • Gentry has been our agent for over 10 years! His experience in real estate and knowledge of local markets makes the selling or buying experience less stressful while keeping us informed every step of the way!

        - Ron Burns
      • Our relationship with Gentry started when we were super interested in a home that looked to be vacant. My parents recommended we call Gentry to see if possibly the home was for sale, so we did. We felt Gentry went above and beyond to check out the situation although it didnt work out. Fast forward probably a year and a half later, we were serious about buying our first home and we knew exactly who to reach out to. Gentry was prompt to answer all our questions and answered them in a way we could fully understood at every step of the process. Would absolutely recommend Gentry!

        - Karly Grissom