Thank you for visiting my web site. If you are interested in Oregon Coast property, and more specifically, Southern Oregon Coast property, you will find information here that will be of help to you as you evaluate our area.
Browse my site to explore the Curry County communities of Brookings, Harbor, Gold Beach, Pistol River, Winchuck River and Port Orford. You will also find links to Salmon Run Golf Course, Siskiyou National Forest and the State of Oregon Real Estate Agency, among others. My comprehensive on-line tools offer information on weather, local schools and a host of real estate topics. You can even see up-to-the-minute weather conditions by clicking on the Port's web cam overlooking Sporthaven Beach and the harbor entrance.
I believe you will like my policy of single agency representation which allows me to concentrate on only one side of a real estate transaction. Conflicts of interest are greatly reduced and it allows for a much more comfortable and confidential business relationship.
As an Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR) and a member of the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC) I have acquired special training in defining clients' housing needs, providing neighborhood and market information, formulating offers and negotiating strategies. My goal is to provide the very best possible service to my clients during my buyer/client representation. Now certified by the National Association of Realtors(R) as a Short sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR)
Besides using the Multiple Listing Service, I also show For Sale By Owner property by written agreement with buyers. With rare exceptions, agency fees are paid by the seller through their listing agent or separate agreement with the FSBO. The emphasis is always on the buyer's side. Put my 18 years experience in the local area to work for you.
Property in the Brookings-Harbor Area
The Brookings-Harbor area consists of the City of Brookings which is incorporated, while Harbor, a sister community, is not. Homes for sale in our area can be a modestly priced manufactured home in a park, to a condo on the beach, to an estate overlooking the Pacific Ocean. They can range in price from below ten thousand dollars to over three million. With that enormous spread in price and value, it is even more important that a professional be consulted before making a decision to purchase. Along with developing a price for an offer, consideration must be given to such issues as geological reports, whole-house inspections, septic evaluations and water availability along with a handful of others. Since my services to you, the buyer, are free (except in certain circumstances), the use of an ABR might very well be cost-effective in any transaction you undertake.
Outdoor sports such as fishing, hunting, river rafting and camping are just a few of the recreational opportunities found in our area . Some of the most beautiful stretches of the Oregon Coast are found along US 101 near Brookings. For the camera buff, well maintained beach trails, an inland hike to a WWII Japanese bomb site and seasonal whale watching are always fun. Downtown Brookings hosts the "Second Saturday Art Walk" where guided tours of the many galleries take place each month. Ocean fishing brings droves of anglers each year to participate in one of the many contests to land a 50 pound and larger Chinook salmon . Some of the very best steelhead and salmon fishing can also be found here on the Chetco River.
Quality of Life
Things move a little slower here in the "Banana Belt". The Brookings-Harbor area is a haven for retirees. With reasonably mild weather and beautiful scenery, it is a daily delight for those wishing a little slower pace. A day of whale-watching followed by a magnificent painted sky increases the wonder of nature. Brookings is home to many civic groups and hobby associations. Wildlife abounds, even in your own back yard.
The "Chetco Effect"
The Chetco River divides the communities of Brookings and Harbor. The "Chetco Effect" is a weather phenomenon that takes place when a low pressure system sets up off the coast, usually Eureka, Ca. Because winds are drawn in counter-clockwise into that system, they come from inland, down slope and compress. As this happens they heat, occasionally providing the local area with 75-80 degree weather in January or February. It's a treat to walk the beaches in short sleeves during the Winter, hence the nickname "Banana Belt" of Oregon. The Southern Oregon Coast offers some of the mildest year-round weather of any place in Oregon.
I am proud to be a part of Americas Wild Rivers Coast and look forward to meeting your real estate needs.