I started in Real Estate at Thunderbird Realty in Portland, OR. Everyone there drove Thunderbirds. I bought a 59. The year was 1963. I still have the Thunderbird. Restoring it in my spare time. I was lucky enough to get some great Real Estate education through the years. Certified Property Manager (CPM) Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and just recently, Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE).
I built an apartment community in 1992. It took 2.5 years, long days, working in the rain and mud. I finished (www.thecolonialcircle.com
), but decided the next project would be in the desert.
Sun Desert (www.sundesertpark.com
) was the next project. 40 Acres of sand. I bought a bulldozer, now that's fun.
Our property management company, Zaran Sayre & Associates, Inc. has been going strong for over 30 years. (www.zaran.com
) We just opened RE/Max Keystone Realty (www.thekeystonerealty.com
, co-located in Federal Way, WA.