"2009 Realtor of the Year" awarded by the Lincoln County Board of Realtors.
I have been a resident of Newport for 54 years and am a "Native Oregonian". With 30 years as a full time real estate professional in my community, I'm dedicated to providing the finest service available. Because the real estate industry is becoming more sophisticated and challenging every day, you need a professional that has a vast knowledge of the market and understands the industry. Let me help your dreams come true!
Full time Real Estate Broker with 30 years of experience
e-Pro: With more than 80% of consumers beginning their real estate research on the Internet, e-PRO certified agents have the experience and expertise to meet the demands of today’s buyer and seller.
CRS: (Prior Designation) Certified Residential Specialist (the highest professional designation for Realtors and is earned by only 4% of the Real Estate agents nationwide.
GRI: Graduate of the Real Estate Institute
CRB: (Prior Designation): The Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB Council)
This program teaches REALTORS® about Internet business principles required to remain in the center of the real estate transaction.
Options and requirements to get connected
E-mail communication and marketing practices
Legal and ethical standards for conducting real estate on the Internet
How to create and maintain an Internet marketing and practices plan
What's a CRS?
The Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) is the highest Designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field. The CRS Designation recognizes professional accomplishments in both experience and education.
Since 1977 the Council of Residential Specialists has been conferring the CRS Designation on agents who meet its stringent requirements. Currently, there are more than 34,000 active CRS Designees.
Why Use a CRS?
Today, home buying and selling is faster, more complex, and more competitive in every way. Our goal is to make the process a little easier for you. The first step is choosing the right REALTOR®.
Experience - To earn the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation, every REALTOR® must have significant experience and volume of real estate transactions.
Ethics - Every CRS Designee is required to maintain membership in the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and to abide by its strict Code of Ethics.
A Focus on Home Buying and Selling - To help make the home buying and selling process more rewarding, every CRS Designee must have a proven track record in the business, as well as advanced education in related areas like finance, technology and marketing. Work with the top 4 percent.
Technology Expertise - The training available to CRS Designees includes a strong focus on technology and its applications in the real estate business.
Why Choose a REALTOR® With a GRI designation?Buying property is a complex and stressful task. In fact, it's often the biggest single investment you will make in your lifetime. At the same time, real estate transactions have become increasingly complicated.New technology, laws, procedures and the increasing sophistication of buyers and sellers require real estate practitioners to perform at an ever-increasing level of professionalism. So it's more important than ever that you work with an agent who has a keen understanding of the real estate business. The GRI program has helped the best and the brightest in the industry achieve that level of understanding.GRIs are:
Nationally recognized as top performers in the real estate industry
Dedicated to bringing you quality service
A GRI can make a differenceWhen you see the letters "GRI" after an agent's name, you can count on receiving the knowledge and guidance you need to make your transaction go smoothly. In short, you can count on getting the best service available from a real estate professional. Licensed in the State of Oregon.