Drew’s focus throughout his professional career has been on delivering extraordinary customer service. Drew is a kind, hardworking, and innovative problem solver. He prides himself on his diligent communication, professionalism, and attention to detail in the Tahoe real estate market.
Prior to becoming a full-time real estate professional, Drew spent five years with The Ritz-Carlton sales team refining his communication, negotiation, and customer service skills. Before that, Drew spent several years working on home valuation products like appraisals. This unique background in hospitality and valuations prepared him very well to effectively navigate real estate transactions, while helping clients achieve their goals.
Drew is originally from Colorado, where he earned his BA. He was a sponsored snowboarder for over a decade and captain of his hockey team. He is a volunteer with the Community Footprints program and a volunteer coach for youth soccer. You can usually find him hiking with his dog or riding his motorcycle.
In real estate, Drew’s approach is to be your trusted advisor and his goal is to take the stress out of the process for his clients.
Here’s what his clients have to say about their experience working with Drew…
“I just sold my townhouse in Truckee through Drew Walden and Team Blair Tahoe and could not have asked for a better experience. Drew is extremely friendly, professional, knowledgeable, and went above and beyond the call of duty many times while maintaining and listing my property.”
“Drew is a personable and easy-going guy who truly takes the time to listen to his clients and understand their needs.. We purchased our home based on an outstanding tour that he gave us of the neighborhood.”
“Drew was so transparent through the negotiations and responded/got on calls at all hours of the day and night. These guys really are the best of the best.“
“Jamie + Drew really made it feel like we were their most important client, even though I know they have so many deals going at once.”
“Drew took his time and never rushed us. You can tell that he enjoyed his job, expressing enthusiasm for how the homes have been constructed or remodeled. He had done his homework on each house, explaining the pros and cons that went well beyond what just a typical walk-through would have been able to do. His knowledge of the Truckee and Tahoe Donner area was amazing”