Whether you want to live in a hip Pearl District condo or a unique east side bungalow I am here to help you find the perfect home.
The Pearl District and the close in surrounding neighborhoods are exciting and evolving areas and where I focus my business.
It is important in our changing real estate world, where location is so vital to home buyers, to work with a neighborhood expert. We all want to live near our local grocery store and within walking distance of our favorite coffee spot, restaurants and parks.
I am here to guide buyers and sellers through the process every step of the way, if you are a first time home buyer searching for the perfect starter home or looking to move as your family and lifestyle change.
Marissa earned a degree in finance with a concentration in real estate from The University of Texas at Austin. Before coming to residential real estate in Portland Marissa worked for both a national and local commercial real estate firm. Around town Marissa is involved with the Women in Insurance and Financial Services Portland chapter as well as the Women’s Council of Realtors.
This was my first home buying experience and she made every step of the way so easy for me. She was extremely knowledgeable about different neighborhoods, areas, buildings, and districts in Portland. What I loved most about working with Marissa was the way she listened to my needs as a home buyer. I always felt, as a client, that my needs were being put first. We explored many different options and she was so patient and understanding. We were able to find an amazing place at an amazing price. In such a large decision in ones life, Marissa made me feel completely comfortable with my purchase. I would recommend Marissa to anyone buying a home in Portland.
Marissa was such a big asset when we sold our home. She was very quick with answering all questions and knew the in-and-outs of the neighborhood’s real estate market. She made the whole process very simple and fast. I highly recommend Marissa, as she made a process I was not looking forward to into a breeze.
Leonard and Cathrin
I am a real estate broker in the high-end market in the East Bay of San Francisco. My spouse and I wanted to purchase investment property in Portland, particularly in the Pearl. I did online research and Marissa seemed to really stand out based on my key criteria – good data analysis, really strong market understanding, and an explicit commitment to strong ethics and client advocacy. We talked on the phone, and then met for literally a day the purpose of which was to buy two condos. And we were successful! Throughout the process, Marissa was thoughtful, very detail-oriented, focused on representing my interests and not the interests of the sellers or her professional colleagues. She knows the market inside out and helped us negotiate a very strong transaction. And she has gone above and beyond several times to make our lives easier, given the distance between the bay area and Portland. We’ve kept in touch, both because she is very gracious and smart, and because she thoughtfully lets us know about new developments in the investment property business in Portland. In fact just yesterday I got a memo regarding new landlord tenant laws in Portland from our property manager – but I had received that information a couple of months ago from Marissa!