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Real estate at the beach should be fun and financially fruitful! Pat blends her financial planning and real estate backgrounds to assist buyers and sellers in making smart real estate decisions. First licensed in 1990 in Vail, Colorado, Pat has always worked in a second home and resort market while appreciating the unique needs of local residents. She is herself an active real estate investor and has used 1031 Tax-deferred Exchanges as well as Self-Directed IRA/Retirement account funds. A believer in continually updating her skills Pat holds many advanced real estate designations and certifications.Pat works with a select number of clients at any one time so that she can provide you the highest level of concierge service, assisting you in finding the best possible match for your beach home desires. Clients often start looking in one community and end up buying in a totally different one as Pat gets to know their preferred lifestyle. Many of her clients come as referrals from past clients and out of the area agents that know they can trust Pat to serve their clients interests at the highest level. A recent client wrote “(Pat’s service was) Amazing. Bought and sold property in Mexico and Seattle. Never had even close to an agent as good as Pat in all aspects. Negotiating, going the extra step, always answering the phone, being proactive etc. We feel like we received million dollar service on a $238,000 deal.”Pat is passionate about traveling and experiencing different cultures. She is particularly fond of the penguin culture in Antarctica! An Ohio girl by birth, Pat has lived in many states (and bought and sold many homes) courtesy of her time with IBM before settling in Cannon Beach. She is co-author of the book Lawyers at Midlife: Laying the Groundwork for the Road Ahead a primer on retirement transition planning and enjoys speaking at several events each year.If you are looking for an agent that works for YOU no matter which community along the coast you may desire contact Pat today!