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Joe Spanish

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  • 97212
  • Portland

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30 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Principal Broker, Principal Broker in Oregon (13 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation,
Commercial R.E.

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I was a first time home buyer, with a limited budget in a tight market. Joe coached me to find the perfect home, with an accepted offer in roughly two weeks.<br/><br/>As a first time home-buyer, Joe set up time to walk me through the whole process to get me comfortable. This included all the potential documentation, inspections, what they were looking for, what it meant when they found something and what my options were at each stage of the process. He also advised me on when to be aggressive and what to expect from the market. He also stuck tight to my budget from day one and didn't show me anything I couldn't afford.<br/><br/>He rightfully prepared me for a tough market, lots of offers and a long process. BUT in one week Joe found some great properties, one of which I loved. He advised me on what to offer based on the market and the number of bids submitted. Based on his recommendation I adjusted my offer before the deadline and within 2 weeks of starting my search, I had an offer accepted.<br/><br/>The process from there was seamless. Joe recommended and scheduled inspections and even repairs to be done during escrow.<br/><br/>I needed a partner that I felt was as invested in this home as I was. I truly felt like Joe was approaching this process through my eyes as if he was buying the house with his own money. He was a trusted partner and great coach.<br/><br/>I was recommended to Joe by three friends who had great experiences with him and I have recommended him to everyone that might be in the market.<br/><br/>Thanks coach.<br/><br/>- Kirsten

  

03/30/2015 - KirstenBlair
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $275K in St.Johns, Portland, OR.

I was a first time home buyer, with a limited budget in a tight market. Joe coached me to find the perfect home, with an accepted offer in roughly two weeks.

As a first time home-buyer, Joe set up time to walk me through the whole process to get me comfortable. This included all the potential documentation, inspections, what they were looking for, what it meant when they found something and what my options were at each stage of the process. He also advised me on when to be aggressive and what to expect from the market. He also stuck tight to my budget from day one and didn't show me anything I couldn't afford.

He rightfully prepared me for a tough market, lots of offers and a long process. BUT in one week Joe found some great properties, one of which I loved. He advised me on what to offer based on the market and the number of bids submitted. Based on his recommendation I adjusted my offer before the deadline and within 2 weeks of starting my search, I had an offer accepted.

The process from there was seamless. Joe recommended and scheduled inspections and even repairs to be done during escrow.

I needed a partner that I felt was as invested in this home as I was. I truly felt like Joe was approaching this process through my eyes as if he was buying the house with his own money. He was a trusted partner and great coach.

I was recommended to Joe by three friends who had great experiences with him and I have recommended him to everyone that might be in the market.

Thanks coach.

- Kirsten

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01/06/2015 - pdbundy
Sold a home in 2014 in Montavilla, Portland, OR 97213.

've partnered with Joe in buying and selling three homes in northeast Portland and highly recommend his services. When you work with Joe it's more than a typical broker/buyer or seller arrangement. He's more like your partner and you're in it together. Joe is patient and remains calm in the inevitable glitches that come along, providing good and sensible advice. But best of all, Joe is fun to work with.

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12/09/2014 - Maura White
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 in Hazelwood, Portland, OR.

Joe Spanish is honest, extremely knowledgeable, experienced and patient with questions about properties, values, and comps. He is sensitive to clients facing hard sales brought on by separation, divorce or death and walks them through the process with faith and care until completion. Joe is also a family man with four active kids so he understands family needs when searching for the right house, in the right neighborhood, with the right schools, etc. and is involved in the community (which is important to me). I highly recommend Joe Spanish for any of your real estate needs.

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12/07/2014 - TravisWatkins8
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $500K in Boise, Portland, OR.

We moved to Portland from the Southern California only knowing 2 people in all of PDX. When we were ready to buy a house, they recommended Joe Spanish to us. He helped us find a home in Portland and in the process became a family friend. He's a extremely knowledgeable in the PDX housing market and cooks a delicious pork butt. When it came time for us to move again, Joe helped us sell our home which resulted in insanely awesome results. I cannot recommend Joe Spanish enough.

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Response from Joe on 12/12/2014

Thanks Travis! That is quite the compliment on the Pork Butt too! LOL....

 

  

12/06/2014 - knewman172
Sold a Single Family home in 2010 in Rose City Park, Portland, OR.

We have done business with Joe and his team for years. Joe understands the complex and changing world of Portland real estate. He knows the specific market neighborhood by neighborhood whether you are selling, buying your first home or adding to your investment portfolio.

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12/05/2014 - belt75
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 in Concordia, Portland, OR.

Joe has a great grasp of the Market in the Portland Metro Area. He will help you set the right price for your home and get it sold in a reasonable time frame. If looking for a home, Joe will help you find the correct neighborhood for your needs and the look for the house of your dreams. I would highly recommend Joe to anyone either looking to sell or buy.

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12/04/2014 - user2897935
Bought a Single Family home in 2008 for approximately $700K in Grant Park, Portland, OR.

Joe is definitely an expert in Northeast Portland. He worked with our family over several months helping us find our new home. He is patient, extremely personable and very business oriented. A great combination! I highly recommend Joe!

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12/04/2014 - yousuckforrequiringemail
Bought a Single Family home in 2010 for approximately $300K in King, Portland, OR.

Joe helped us look for a house...for 11 months! He knows the Portland housing stock incredibly well and really tolerated a couple of picky buyers. I learned a great deal about foundations, house construction, renovation costs, and financing. He was zero pressure (often he was the first to note any flaws in a house) and very friendly and easy going. In the end he steered us through a short sale which resulted in a great house at a great price.

I recommend him highly.

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12/04/2014 - danandlisawhite
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $350K in Rose City Park, Portland, OR.

We have bought several houses and sold several houses with Joe as our realtor. He listens to exactly what we are envisioning when finding us our new home and finds it! He has surpassed the price that we were looking to receive from our property sales on every sale we've made through him as our realtor. He has shown us what we need to do to our properties to sell them for the best price. In short we would not ever use anyone other than Joe. We hope that he never retires!

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12/04/2014 - andersue2
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $200K in West Linn, OR.

Joe researched comps and came up with a fair price for our home, helped stage and prepare the home for sale and sold it faster than I could believe. It seemed like we had just staged it when the home sold and I had to pack and move! Very professional, managed all my questions and took care of the details for me since we lived out of town.

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Response from Joe on 12/15/2014

Thanks Sue! With you working in Real Estate for so long it really means a lot to get such a great review!