Owning a home is one of life’s most fulfilling achievements.

In 2004, I bought a nice house in Southwest Portland and painted the door orange. This little house with the orange door is a source of pride, creativity, inspiration and my slice of heaven. I’ve been in sales and marketing for 30 years, and earn my clients’ respect by building a relationship based on trust and hard work. I’ll work hard to help you find your first home or trade up to your dream home. And I’ll work just as hard to help you earn the greatest return on your current home when it’s time to sell.

Let’s work the deal together, and we’ll find your home with the “orange” door.

If you can’t already tell, I’m a very proud homeowner, and I love looking at houses. I love to say “there’s a house for everybody.” And I know that together, we can find the home that’s perfect for you. If you let me manage the process for you, you can have a home buying experience that’s efficient and rewarding.

Here’s what to expect when you’re shopping for a new home:

  • We’ll meet and discuss how you live and how your home best fits your lifestyle.
  • You’ll need to get your financing process started and get pre-approved for your loan.
  • We’ll set up some property searches from my website, and start looking at homes that seem to fit your criteria.  It might take looking at many or just a few, but we’ll find it!
  • When we’ve found your new home, we’ll submit an offer and negotiate a deal.
  • We’ll order the inspections for the home right away, and start our transaction, which should take just over a month.

For most of us, our home is one of our biggest investments. And it goes without saying, that we want the greatest return possible from this investment. I will create a plan to ensure you make the most of your asset.

Here’s a brief overview of the process to sell your home:

  • We’ll meet, tour your home, and then I will prepare an analysis for you to help you determine the sale price of your home. Together we will create a “to do” list that will ensure we show your home at its best, including repairs and maintenance as well as the attractive staging of the home.
  • I will implement a consumer focused marketing plan that gives your home maximum exposure to prospective buyers.
  • Immediately after listing your home, I will host an Open House that weekend, generating interest in it so we get the best exposure to neighbors and hopefully your buyers.  And being flexible with Brokers’ requests to show your home creates maximum potential buyer traffic.
  • After we secure and negotiate an offer that meets your goals, I’ll facilitate a smooth transaction for you through the closing process.  There’s plenty of anxiety along the way with inspections and appraisals and packing your home, but I’ll do my best to make it less stressful for you and your family.
  • I’ll be there at the signing table, as you close this transaction and move on to your life’s next adventure.

I’ve lived in Oregon for just about my entire life.

I love it here, and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. I’ve had the great opportunity to travel the world, and find that no matter where you’re from, the water always tastes better, the grass is always greener and the people are always friendlier at home. And home for me is Portland.

Portland is a beautiful city: vibrant, eclectic and full of opportunity! Sure it rains here, but I think the rain is Portland’s “secret sauce,” what makes it what it is. We enjoy the great outdoors all year here, in addition to the arts, sciences, great schools, amazing restaurants and sporting events just to name a few. Don’t hesitate to call or email me with questions about what will make Portland home for you.

Testimonials

Sue is great! She truly wants what is best for her clients and will look at a thousand homes with you until you find what is right for you! As a first time home buyer I was so grateful for Sue's knowledge and patience. Much of what was said to me was over my head and she took the time (many times) to break everything down for me, and then when I forgot she'd explain it again! Sue is well respected and has great relationships with he people she works with which makes the process easier for you. She's a lot of fun too!
Libby Brallier, Beaverton
Suzanne was recommended to us by some friends with a beautiful home, and we couldn't have been luckier to get such a good recommendation. In this tough market for buyers, she put in the extra time gladly to submit offers that didn't end up panning out and showing us a wide array of homes that could work for us. She was tireless in helping us find a reasonably-priced and totally ready-to-move in home that was perfect for us. Cheerful, passionate, and fun to work with, it was a great experience buying a home with Suzanne. We would recommend her for anyone looking to buy a home.
Paul and Miranda Wood, Tigard
Suzanne's attention to your needs and sense of humor will take the stress out of finding and buying a home. She worked with me several months following a divorce. Though I had bought homes while married I'd never negotiated the complicated process on my own. She explained each step and helped me secure financing within a matter of hours. She'll ask caring questions like "Where will you put the Christmas tree? And which bedroom makes the most sense for each of the kids?" With Suzanne as an agent - finding that "Home sweet home" is a certainty.
Cathy Marshall, Beaverton

Suzanne Peters, Broker
Licensed in the State of Oregon

503.709.7956

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