Debra’s love of Real Estate began in Ontario Canada as a home flipper with a passion for home renovation and interior design. Debra made her dream come true with a career move to real estate and is Licensed in Oregon, specializing in residential & luxury real estate. Debra majored in vocal performance in college. She has toured through North America as a singer, public speaker and dramatic performer, and is a vocal instructor, choir and musical theatre director. Debra has worked 20+ years as a Regional Development Director, Divisional Leader, and Executive Director in arts, education, and Non-Profit organizations.
Debra chose to work exclusively for Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty and recognized the need to have access to both a national and international network and market, joining a network of over 23,000 sales associates in approximately 1,000 offices and nearly 71 countries and territories and that strive to deliver real estate experiences beyond expectations to enhance the lifestyles of their clients. Debra takes this level of commitment very seriously and approaches every day as an opportunity to provide the type of service that has become rare in today’s market. Debra believes that real estate is about relationships and helping clients successfully navigate the real estate market. She feels that luxury does not have a price point; rather it is an experience that every client deserves. Debra is committed to sharing her knowledge, expertise, and attention to detail to work together with her clients to achieve their real estate dreams. Debra will approach your real estate transaction with true professionalism and a commitment to excellence. Her market expertise, attention to detail and communication skills will ensure that your transaction runs as smoothly as possible. She truly believes that her role is to serve as your advocate through every step of your purchase or sale in real estate.
She is a highly motivated, results-driven individual, with strong skills in communications and attention to detail, and this opened the door to success for her in the real estate industry. Within her first few months in the business, Debra sold her first million-dollar listing. Debra has a strong desire to exceed expectations and deliver the effort necessary to achieve your real estate goals. As one who has relocated from another country, she understands the need to assist families in transition and supporting them in the process of starting in a new community. She is extremely passionate, and loves to help people! Each situation and property is unique and she relies on Sotheby's Realty's extensive resources and experience to provide a distinct level of expertise and concierge service to each individual client.
She is a member of the PMAR, NAR, OAR, RMLS, and The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing and has her CHLMS and CNE designations. She believes in integrity, honesty, and perseverance and is committed to excellence and ongoing real estate education, staying current with new technologies, trends and the market. When she is not working diligently for her clients, Debra enjoys spending time with her family, the arts, home renovating, furniture restoration, church, volunteering, travel, cooking, serving as a volunteer in community organizations such as the ACS Hope Gala Committee, and discovering the West Coast.
Debra looks forward to meeting with you to discuss how she can best help you in your real estate endeavors!