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A Soldier’s Retreat

By Britney Marr, August 20, 2018

While it’s always exciting for any buyer to find a house, there’s something even more special about helping an active duty (badass woman!) veteran buy her first home. Margo was referred to me when she returned home from serving in Afghanistan. Happy to know the VA loan was available to her, she was super excited to get started. After looking unsuccessfully at homes one day, she mentioned one more she thought might work. It happened to be vacant and we got in right away…and it was THE ONE. But the sellers already had an offer in hand and were looking to make a quick decision as they were leaving the country the next day. With a listing agent who was willing to work with us until 10:30 that night through a multiple offer situation (and scales tipped in our favor because the agent had already had great experiences with Living Room) we had our offer accepted!! I love making those “we got the house!” calls, but this was different. As a first responder medic working the front lines Margo could be called to active duty at a moments notice. I feel honored to have not only helped her find a home that she loves, but am also so grateful for her service and hope she always returns “home” safely.

Britney Marr

Broker, Buyer's Specialist

Born and raised in Portland, Britney is a native Oregonian who appreciates everything this beautiful state has to offer. A business graduate of Portland State University, she explored different career paths, ultimately deciding her long time interest in real estate is where her passion lies. Many years in the restaurant industry and small business management have taught her unparalleled organizational and communication skills and how to please clients of all kinds. Combining this with her knowledge of the area to help her clients find the perfect home makes her excited to take on any challenge. When not working she can be found hiking in the Columbia Gorge, trying new restaurants in Portland's food scene and volunteering in her sister's 4th grade classroom.
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