John Hamilton is one of the Principal Brokers of Elite Realty Ltd. He has over 20 years experience in marketing and selling homes in the Portland and Salem Metropolitan areas. John holds degrees in both Civil Engineering and Business Management from Oregon State University and is an excellent negotiater. He held the distinctive position of Listing Broker for all HUD acquired properties in the State of Oregon for more than 10 years. and as such is considered an expert in the marketing and sale of these properties.
John and his wife Susan have lived in Oregon City since 1981. Their three children Christy, Paul and Randy, attended local schools and graduated from Oregon City High School. Their youngest,Randall studied at Western Oregon University and the University of Oregon. He has joined our team and is a Principal Broker for Elite Realty Ltd.
In John's spare time he can be found fishing the rivers and lakes of the Pacific Northwest and the Pacific Ocean.
With Over 25 years experience marketing and selling homes in Oregon, Susan has the experience you need in a professional to guide you through your next move. She has worked as a Real Estate Broker/Trainer for three real estate organizations in the Portland Metro Area and is well known for her knowledge of the industry.
Susan graduated Eureka Senior High School in Eureka, California, served four years in the United States Air Force as a personnel/personal affairs specialist and attended Kinman Business University in Spokane, Washington. She has also served as a real estate loan officer for a major bank and her knowledge of lending can assist you greatly when choosing who will guide you through the loan process.
Susan serves on the Professional Standards Committee for the Portland Metropolitin Association of Realtors. Her work with this association keeps her abreast of changes in the Realtor Code of Ethics and assists her in the training of other brokers.
Susan and her husband John have lived in Oregon City since 1981 where they have raised three children. Each of the children attended local schools and graduated from Oregon City High School. Their youngest, Randy Hamilton is now a real estate broker with Elite.
When Susan has leisure time she enjoys gardening, camping, fishing and cooking for friends and family
Randall grew up in the real estate business. Since he was a year old he was accompanying his mother on property tours, inspections and open houses. As he grew older Randall assisted in distribution of marketing materials and providing laughter at evening call sessions. It was almost inevitable that Randall begin his own real estate career in 2007. He is now a Principal Broker in Oregon and a Managing Broker in Washington. Randall trains brokers throughout the Tri County Area in the selling requirements for HUD Owned properties and he loves listing and selling properties for his personal clients.
A graduate of the University of Oregon, Michele and her family live in Vancouver, Washington. Michele was raised in Oregon City, Oregon and her parents still reside there. Having knowledge of both states real estate markets it was a natural for Michele to be licensed in both states to serve clients on both sides of the river. When not busy with listing and selling homes Michele is busy with her two boys and a new recue dog.
Tamara Ternahan has been a licensed real estate broker representing buyers and sellers in Oregon, for eighteen years. She has worked appraising real property in the states of Oregon and Washington for seven years as a licensed appraiser. As a member of the National Association of Realtors she is proud to adhere to the professional standards of the organization. Her real estate expertise includes vacant land sales, rural property, homes located in the Portland metro area, and REO sales.
The Portland metro area is Tamara's home, growing up in Portland and currently living in the outlying area. She enjoys her family, home life, and the outdoors. She is a Master Gardener and enjoys her garden and trying out new plant varieties.
Tamara believes a person’s sense of wellbeing and happiness is impacted directly by where they live. With this thought, she does her best to help her clients. As a full service broker Tamara believes every client is important. She makes herself readily available to her clients, communicates clearly, and is intent on completing every transaction in a satisfactory manner.
Laurie started her career with Elite Realty Ltd in 2007. She is married and is raising two teenage girls. She is a great negotiater with a winning personality. Whether you are selling a home or buying a home Laurie is a staunch advocate. Her knowledge of the real estate market is a true asset to her clients.
Todd has been with Elite Realty Ltd. for over 3 years and loves working in real estate. He specializes in HUD homes, but has the ability and expertise to assist with any type of Real Estate transaction his clients may need. He grew up in Oregon City, OR and considers his familiarity with the area to be a true asset to the company he loves to work for which calls the city home. Todd currently lives in Aurora with his wife of ten years, and two children, making him your ideal broker for a wide range of neighborhoods outside of the Oregon City area as well. Todd loves to camp, play disc golf, and socialize with family and friends in his spare time, and he also speaks Albanian!
Todd's knowledge of the local Real Estate market is sure to be helpful to all clients he has the pleasure of working with, and says that nobody will work harder to get you the right price for your home! For a free market analysis of what your home is worth, give him a call today.