Portland Metro Area Knowledge
As a resident of Portland since 1970, Tamara is well versed in all the wonderful neighborhoods of Portland as well as the surrounding cities. With a passion for the character of older bungalow style homes, she is skilled in advising clients about possible issues with older homes such as underground oil tanks and lead based paint and also beneficial upgrades that make an older home more energy efficient. Tamara is equally knowledgeable about new construction and can advise of great builders in the area.
As a licensed Real Estate Broker since 1995, Tamara has the knowledge and expertise to guide you through to a smooth closing. Her strong negotiating skills will help you receive top dollar for your home if you are selling as well as the best possible price for your home purchase. By focusing on excellent customer service, she has built a referral-based business. Tamara strives to provide the most positive real estate experience possible to keep you as her customer for life!
Tamara is also a mentor of new agents to Premiere Property Group and teaches new agents how to become successful agents.
Environmental and Energy Issues That Affect A Home
As an EcoBroker certified real estate agent, Tamara has additional training in environmental and energy issues that affect a home. Radon, leaky oil tanks, mold issues and more can affect your health. Tamara has a list of resources to help determine if the home is "healthy." She is also able to assist you in finding resources that will leave less of a carbon footprint. Connecting with builders, remodelers and vendors who focus on environmentally friendly solutions, she can assist you in finding a sustainable home or in upgrading to a more energy efficient home.
Getting your home ready for sale is no easy task. The first impression is a lasting one and it is important that when a buyer first sees the home, it shows at its best! Tamara has additional training in staging a home to sell for the highest possible dollar amount. By advising you on what should be done to your home, room by room, your home will be sure to appeal to buyers who view it.
Short Sale Expertise
Tamara has certification in CRS (Council of Residential Specialists) and CSSBR (Certified Short Sale Buyer Representative) to assist sellers with selling a home in short sale status and also with buyers wanting to purchase a short sale property.