Elaine enjoys the variety of interesting challenges that Real Estate provides. She is involved in several different aspects of this profession – as a broker, investor, landlord, renovator and stager. Her knowledge and experiences in these various areas assist her in better serving her clients.
Prior to earning her Oregon Real Estate Broker’s License she was a licensed Washington State Real Estate Agent for two years. Elaine has been a landlord for fourteen years and a member of Clatsop County Rental Owners Association for thirteen years, three of which she has served on the Board of Directors.
As a renovator, she has experienced the excitement and satisfaction of overseeing the transformation of a property. Elaine can use her ability to see a property's hidden potential to guide her clients in making their decisions as to how they can best make a property work for them.
She believes in the value of Staging as a strong marketing tool. Elaine Stages properties with her daughter-in-law, Abby Rusinovich, owner of Refined Design Home Staging. Whether a property is to be marketed as a rental or a sale, typically it will move off the market faster and at the desired price when it is Staged.
Elaine is a graduate of the University of Oregon. Learning and teaching are a passion of hers and are valuable in her role as a broker. She has earned the Designation of Senior Real Estate Specialist. Thus, giving her the expertise to assist with issues and concerns specific to this population. In addition to her designation education, she has personally experienced the sale of a home that had been in her life for decades. She is sensitive and empathic to the feelings that seniors may have given their similar circumstances.
Her natural tendency is to provide assistance and guidance and to be supportive and encouraging. To best use these traits, she has chosen to specialize in serving Seniors, Single Women and First Time Buyers. Having personally been on both the buying and selling side of a transaction she fully understands that it is much more than just a legal transaction – it is one’s memories, money, emotions.
Elaine is a native of the Clatsop County and is familiar with the different characteristics of the individual communities. She honors the trust that clients place in her in one of the biggest decisions of their lives. Her goal is to make the buying/selling process as stress free as possible.
If you think Elaine may be the broker that fits your specific needs and wants, you may contact her at 503.741.0452 or firstname.lastname@example.org.