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Offering Down to Earth Service and Out of this World Results in marketing & sales of Residential Real Estate, Resort and Ranch Properties, as well as Corporate Relocation, Loss Mitigation & REO sales
Central Oregon... It's all about having fun!
From pioneers, ranchers and rodeo types, to farmers and politicians, I hail from a family steeped in the pioneer spirit and history that is Oregon! In sharing the entrepreneurial spirit of my family and their work ethic I practice the philosophy of work hard and play hard. When I am not engaged in the marketing and selling of homes in Redmond, Bend, Sisters, Prineville or Sunriver, I can usually be found outdoors, whether in the garden, hiking, snow skiing, white water rafting or camping.
The beautiful and varied vistas of this high desert paradise, as well as its 300 plus days of sunshine a year, guarantee that being outside is always a good choice. Because there's sunshine even when it's cold you can hike, mountain bike, fish and in some areas golf, almost year round. And in the winter we offer, snow skiing/boarding, snow shoeing, and more! What are you waiting for? Come out and play!
About Me, (more effective than Tylenol PM)
I have been a real estate professional for over 18 years and am a top-producing agent in my industry. Prior to returning home to Oregon in 2000 I began my real estate career in Virginia assisting Military and Government Contractors with their real estate needs. As Managing Broker for a small Northern Virginia firm, I assisted in the management of a Corporate Relocation Contract for the Federal Government and oversaw a Navy Housing Contract.
I pride myself on my integrity, dedication, and enthusiasm.
For high impact marketing, specialized services for both Buyers and Sellers, and overall expertise in the Real estate Industry...
There is no substitute for experience!
"Down to Earth Service... Out of this World Results!
Areas of Expertise (Common Sense and a brain...):
Think it's expensive to hire a professional? ....Wait until you hire an amateur!
I would rather hav 5 "raving fans" than 10 satisfied customers! To that end, I think the business of Real Estate allows me to provide not only the service and skills required to facilitate a buyer or seller's property needs, but the ability to establish a relationship with each and every client to create a "WOW" experience. By utilizing a team of experts in the real estate field I strive to exceed the expectations of clients and co-brokers alike. I stay up-to-date in my profession and in my community to ensure I can meet this goal.
I am active with the Central Oregon Chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors (WCR), and have been on the board 6 out of the 7 years it has been active in my locale. As part of the WCR experience I attended a National Leadership Academy in Chicago to hone my skills as a leader, mentor and mediator. I believe in the mission of WCR to provide an environment in which members can form, nurture and maximize relationships at many levels, from bottom-line business transactions to ongoing mentoring for career development and try to bring these same goals and dedication to all of my real estate transactions and client services.
As a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), and the Central Oregon CRS Chapter's District Coordinator as well as past District Vice President (DVP), I work actively to promote the ethics and excellence necessary to provide not only quality service, but satisfaction to my clients. There are over one million REALTORS® in business today, and less than 5% of those have achieved their CRS designation. In today's high impact market place you need more than just a REALTOR®, you need a CRS! CRS members have completed a rigorous course load of advanced training and proven they have the actual experience and commitment to be among the best in their profession.
Central Oregon Association of Realtors 2001-Current Desert Sky Real Estate, LLC - Principal Broker, Owner 2008-current Bill Jordan & Co. Realtors - Real Estate Broker -2007
Central Oregon Women's Council of Realtor's Past President 2009 President 2008 President Elect 2007 Vice President of Membership 2006 2006 Member of the Year Central Oregon Women's Council of Realtors Charter Member & ByLaws Committee Chair 2005
Virginia/Prince William Assoc. of Realtors 1997-2001 Real Estate Broker/Top Producer for Century 21 Stackhouse & Assoc. State of Virginia Ethics Instructor 2000 Prince William Assoc. of Realtors Education Committee Member 1998-2000 Managing Broker/Relocation Coordinator/Top Producer - Special Properties, Inc.
Virginia - Tidewater Association of Realtors 1994-1996 Sales Associate/Million Dollar Agent/ Rose & Womble Realty Virginia Beach
Residential Real Estate Marketing and Sales, Corporate Relocation, Commercial Leasing, Resort and Ranch property Sales; Loss Mitigation/Foreclosure Avoidance/Short Sales, REO Property Management and Sales.
Testimonials, ("they like me, they really like me!"):
"I've known Cat for 15 years. On numerous occasions she's helped me with Real estate advice. I'm an Engineer, and she understands and responds well to my needs for information and analysis. In an industry where you often find snakes, I've always found her to have an extremely high level of integrity and honesty - a refreshing change. She is a direct and clear communicator. I would highly recommend her." September 7, 2008
Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity
Todd Matthews hired Cat as a Real Estate Agent in 2000, and hired Cat more than once
"I have worked with Cat for over 4 years now and have watched her work with her clients and peers. I have experienced nothing but the highest level of professionalism, honest, and integrity. Not only is Cat easy on the eyes, but foremost she has a great sense of humor, values time (her own and others), and has a strong work ethic - she is not afraid of hard work. Cat is smart, has great business skills, and a wonderful passion for life. I have no doubt that Cat will go far and be successfull in whatever she sets her sights on - that is just the kind of person she is." September 18, 2008
David Brehm, Owner, Spectrum Thermal Imaging / The BrickKicker Property Inspections was with another company when working with Cat at Desert Sky Real Estate, LLC.
"Brilliant, strategic and intuitive - Cat is a gifted agent. She understands the needs of a local buyer, the needs of someone investing in a second home or relocating. Quite simply, Cat is a fantastic agent with connections from Coast to Coast - she listens, and every transaction is managed with elegance, competence, and trust." February 13, 2008
At 88 years old, I bought a home with Cat's help. Not only did Cat help me find a home that met my needs, she was with me every step of the way from loan application through closing and even on moving day! She was never too busy to explain things to me and she made sure everything went smoothly. I sold this home and moved into assisted living this past year; again at every step of the way Cat was there to help! I highly recommend Cat!
Cat brought the buyer to our home sale in 2004 and after all of her effort and hard work we knew she was the agent for us! In 2005 Cat listed and sold our Multi-Family investment property for top dollar and in record time. She even made sure that it appraised and closed on time to fund our new purchase out of the area! Cat provides just what she advertises..."Down to Earth Service.... Out of This World Results". Buying or selling in Central Oregon...Call Cat!
Patience is a virtue, and one that Cat exhibited in the year whe worked with my partner and myself to find a new home. She helped us select a Realtor in our home town to sell our existing home, found the perfect home in Redmond for us, and worked diligently with the other agent to make the transition of moving from one area to another flawless.
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