I am a true Oregonian in every sense of the word. Born and raised in SE Portland, I attended Central Catholic High School and Oregon State University where I earned a degree in Public Relations. My true calling, I came to realize, was helping people navigate the housing market.
In 2005 I became a licensed realtor in the state of Oregon. It was an exciting year – not only did I get my real estate license but I married my husband, Jerod, who is a firefighter with the city of Portland. We have since added three boys to the mix — Ari, Kai, and Mac.
I love everything real estate and design related and have found a career that’s the perfect blend of both. I help my clients from the initial stages of selling a home, including a walk-through with a checklist of to-do items and a price opinion. If your home needs staging or a painter to touch up trim, I can help you. I am present in the pre-market phase as much as I am in the actual transaction and long after we close on the house. I love being a resource for past and present clients and I make sure you have quality contractors to choose from for updates on your home’s current value.
I love to spend time with my family and we enjoy activities like cooking, biking, exploring neighborhood parks, traveling, and spending time at the Oregon coast crabbing and playing in the sand. I love sunshine and a good book (with an ever-growing list of ones to “read now!”) and trying out all of the great restaurants in the city!
Maria was fantastic and extremely helpful throughout the entire process. She is the ONLY reason we have our new home. She helped with everything from showings; to working with our lender to create a better offer; to answering the one million questions we had throughout the process. She even got us the best ever housewarming gift when we finally closed! She is very knowledgeable and easy to work with. We really did not know what we were getting into when we started looking at homes and Maria helped us feel comfortable and well-informed through each step of the home buying process. I can’t recommend her enough.
Maria was by far the BEST agent that we have ever worked with. We moved 8 times in our lives and no one could come close to Maria as far as professionalism, integrity, and letting us purchase the house we wanted with no pressure. She made the process painless, easy from start to finish. I would highly recommend Maria to young families or seniors like us without qualification. She’s the BEST!
Maria is an incredible agent. We were so lucky to have her guiding us through the buying process. She made a difficult buying process as smooth as it possibly could be and greatly exceeded our expectations. In addition to being knowledgeable and skilled at negotiating, she is extremely devoted to her clients and genuinely cares. We think she is the primary reason we eventually ended up with our dream house. We can’t recommend her more highly.
Maria is very easy to work with—she is extremely patient, professional & organized. We were very happy with the deals she negotiated for us. She made the home selling & buying experience much more tolerable. We recommend her to friends all the time and would recommend her to anyone considering selling and/or buying a home.