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My Values & Some Quotes from Reviews that Demonstrate those Values


I value availability & work around my clients' time frames (1). I also value a strong work ethic (2), and saving my clients as much time and money as possible (3), whether buying or selling. I seek to get sellers a premium on their home while finding great buys for buyers. I will fight for my clients' best interests (4). I believe that an informed buyer or seller makes the best decisions, and am dedicated to that end, as a brief review of my website as well as my reviews should demonstrate (5). As a former youth minister of over 4 years, ethics, including but not limited to integrity, are very important to me (6). As someone with the lowest average rating by clients on any real estate website being a 4.8/5, that scored in the top two percentile in math on the SAT, scored an 80/80 on the Writing Skills PSAT, and attended "The Harvard of Christian Schools" (Wheaton College) with a small academic scholarship, excellence is a top priority for me (7).


Rather than taking my word for it, see my reviews & recommendations that demonstrate each value:

1. Staying Availabile:

"Very responsive to phone calls, texts, emails, etc.!" Colleen - Linkedin

"Adam was professional, quick to respond to any question we had no matter what time of day or night, on time for every appointment, and ready to answer any questions." Christopher - Zillow

"I remember exchanging phone calls with him at 1130 PM eastern time to finalize an offer." Aaron - Zillow

"He was quick to respond to any questions or issues I had." Alexus - Zillow

"He was quick to respond to our questions and when he didn't know the answer he found the answer and responded back to us within minutes." Carlos - Facebook review

"(Adam) always makes himself available for phone calls as soon as he is able... And after we found our house he was always extremely responsive to any questions I had about the house." Megan - Google Maps

"He was always quick and responsive with us and diplomatic and courteous with the seller side even when there were great challenges... He went over and beyond to show us homes and clear his schedule." Lauren - Facebook review

"timely/punctual (he will respond in the middle of the night sometimes! Which saved me a few times)" Connor - Facebook review

"Clear, responsive, and consistent communication"  Jeff Lockwood - recommendation published on

2. Working Hard:

"He worked hard for (us) doing walk-through tours and answering (our) questions as well as our families." Aaron - Zillow

"strong work ethic" - Paul - Zillow

"He worked very hard to get my little family into our new home." Alexus - Zillow

"Adam worked hard for us even while we were out of state. Still providing information and walkthroughs via Skype." - Aaron - Facebook recommendation

"Adam worked hard and was willing to go to great lengths to show us homes thru live or recorded video while we were in Washington state." Carlos - Facebook review

"(He) would keep working at it until an issue was resolved. Just today, 5 months after we bought our house the heating and gas fireplace weren’t turning on; I notified Adam and he came over right away - with space heaters for us to borrow, warm clothes, and blankets !! And got the fireplace and Gas furnace/heater working! He didn’t have to do any of that- and it was all better treatment than what even a paid property manager would deliver!" Megan - Google Maps

""You made my first home purchase incredibly easy, despite a global pandemic, insane military timeline, and doing it from 7,000 miles away!" Jeff Lockwood - recommendation published on

3. Saving Clients Money:

"I am fortunate to know some really amazing realtors, but Adam Garrett really takes the cake. I cannot thank him enough for his patience, diligence, and high level of ethics during this process. He got me an AMAZING deal!" Colleen - 07/07/17 Facebook post

"He found us a super deal on a very nice Tabb area home." Julio - Google Maps

"Even with a crazy seller's market, he knew exactly how to win a bid with our proposal." Lauren - Facebook review

"This purchase will help me to save a lot of money." John - Google Maps

4. Keeping Clients' Interests First:

"Great agent to have on your side." Aaron - Zillow

"selfless..." Paul - Zillow

"Very tentative of my needs." Jonnie - Zillow

"Adam Garrett is an awesome guy who genuinely cares about the people he helps and will always do the right thing... If you're working with Adam you can definitely be confident you're working with a great realtor who will put your interests first!" Micah - Facebook review

"Attentive and supportive." Art & Robin Altenbach - recommendation published on

5. Client Educator:

"There was very little I had to research on my own that he didn’t just provide through his own hard work and patience." Connor - Facebook review

"He... was always sure to provide me with all of my options before I had to make a decision." Colleen - Linkedin

"He was tireless in his quest to find us a quality home; researching many listings, sending us video walk-throughs, and providing actionable expert opinions on the suitability of the  numerous possible houses." Paul - Zillow

"I had multitudes of questions—questions about taxes, escalating clauses, siding, anything under the sun. Everything you do *not* know, he has a spreadsheet for that!" Megan - Google Maps

"I never felt incompetent although my knowledge and experience were low to none. I never felt unnecessary stress as I knew I had a great source of knowledge available to me by the name of Adam Garrett. I had an amazing realtor, teacher, advocate and guide through the whole process and never felt alone." Emily & Jesse Hulse - recommendation published on

"hyperlinking all of the resources you had available made it incredibly easy for me to read/educate myself so we could have informed conversations"  Jeff Lockwood - recommendation published on

6. High Ethical Standards including Integrity:

"He always operates with the highest level of ethics." Colleen - Linkedin

"His strong work ethic, integrity, and selflessness saved us so much hassle allowing us to take possession and move in on the day we arrived." Paul - Zillow

"Adam has the experience and the integrity to offer solid advice on the market and the particulars of every property we toured... You can tell that a real estate agent is honest when they talk you out of making an offer on a house that would have likely caused a lot of problems for us down the road." Frank - Google Maps

"He was informative and he does his job with integrity and great passion." Lauren - Facebook review

" I really feel I had someone reliable and trustworthy on my side." Emily & Jesse Hulse - recommendation published on

7. Excellence:

"ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!... 10/10, would recommend" Connor - Facebook review

"I couldn't have asked for a better realtor. He went above and beyond what was expected." Jonnie - Zillow

"Adam is the best real estate agent we could have asked for... We just closed on a home that we love, and we have already started recommending him to everyone we can." Frank - Google Maps

"Adam is a remarkable buyers agent... We are so thankful to have met Adam." Paul - Zillow

"He definitely went above and beyond what was expected." Alexus - Zillow

"It was great working with you, my realtor for life!" Luciano - Facebook comment on my 01/27/17 post

"Adam Garrett is definitely THE most friendly, knowledgeable, and driven realtor in Hampton Roads!! He will absolutely go above and beyond to find or sell your house." Megan - Google Maps

"He was detail oriented in our proposal and in every aspect of The sale process. He literally made the impossible possible in what was a difficult sell process... I highly recommend Adam... As a third-generation realtor, his knowledge base and experience are beyond his years. We were very pleased. We couldn't imagine working with any other realtor." Lauren - Facebook review

"Very thorough when looking at potential houses." Art & Robin Altenbach - recommendation published on

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