Portland Real Estate Agents

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We write regular articles about average real estate agent commission rates, the number of real estate agents working in the Portland metro area, the difference between types of local real estate licenses, where to find the best real estate agent reviews, best questions to ask when interviewing local agents, and much more.

If you’re considering buying a home in the next twelve months and want an experienced buyers agent that will look out for your best interest, Kami Price, buyers specialist, would love to hear what you’re looking for. Call today to set an appointment.

Kami Price, Realtor
Represented Hundreds of Buyers
Licensed since 2004
503-773-0000

If you’re thinking of selling your home in the next twelve months, Stephen would love to tour your home. Call today to set an appointment.

Stephen FitzMaurice, Realtor
1.7% to Sell a Home
Cancel Anytime Policy
Licensed Since 2003
503-714-1111

Top 5 Sites to Help you Choose a Real Estate Agent

When it comes time to find a real estate agent, we always recommend shopping around. Having the internet at your fingertips makes your job that much easier. Or does it? While the web offers virtually endless information, not all of it is accurate or trustworthy—believe it or not, fake reviews are something you need to […]

Two Steps to Choosing the Absolute Best Real Estate Agent

Let’s say you want to buy or sell a home and you want advise, a local expert to help you sell for the highest price or buy a home in the right area at the right time. How do you pick a Realtor? Hopefully you’re looking at experience (years licensed and sales completed) as well […]

Zillow Agent Finder Alternatives

So, you’ve decided it’s time to sell or buy a home. How do you find a reputable and experienced agent to help you? You could go with the agent attached to a property you like or the one showing it at an open house, but how much do you know about that person and their […]

How Much do Real Estate Agents Make? 2022 Report

Each year, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases a report detailing how much real estate agents make. Or in Oregon’s case, how much Realtors make. Not sure about the different between a real estate agent, Realtor, or Broker? Read our article, REALTOR, Agent, Broker – What’s the difference? The 2021 reported median gross income […]

EXP Realty Exceeds 65,000 Agents, Growing Daily

About EXP Realty EXP Realty is a cloud-based brokerage founded on the belief that agents and brokers do the heavy lifting in real estate and deserve the benefits of being shareholders and earning income based on the level of their contribution. The international company’s core values focus on community, agility, innovation, and integrity, along with […]

How Many Real Estate Agents Are There? 2022 Update

We will have another record high number of real estate agents in the U.S. in 2022. Not all real estate agents are Realtors, but the vast majority are, as the vast majority of licensed Realty companies in the U.S. require all of their licensed real estate agents to also carry a National Association of Realtors […]

5 Reasons Why Every Realtor Should Join eXp Realty in 2021

1. Online is the present and the future of real estate. Our clients are online. This is obvious. Homebuyers, for all intents and purposes, are exclusively shopping for homes online with the occasional open house stop along the way. Homeowners constantly check their home values online. More and more frequently homebuyers and homeowners are finding […]

What Interview Questions to Ask a Realtor Before you Sell a Home?

Updated 03/2024 About to interview a Realtor to sell your home? Whether you were recommended to this real estate agent by a friend or you found the Realtor online, the next best step is to interview the agent at your home. Yes, you could interview the Realtor online or on the phone, but we recommend […]

Top 5 Sites to Help you Choose a Real Estate Agent in 2021

In many ways the internet is like the Wild Wild West. A land of opportunity, but one that’s so unregulated it’s hard to know which way is up. You can glean a ton from online reviews of real estate agents, but a lot can be misleading too. Fake reviews still run rampant in 2021, meaning […]

How to Pick a Brokerage: Splits, Leads, Training

Updated 04/2023. I’ve been licensed nationally since 2003 for residential sales, and in the last twenty years or so have hung my hat at a few different Brokerages. Choosing the right Brokerage or Realty company to work with has always had a significant impact on my personal business and on the business of the team […]

#1 Portland Real Estate Agent to Sell a Home

Okay, so that’s a lot to claim and we’ll need to get more specific. I’ve been a licensed real estate agent since 2003, serving Oregon and SW Washington. For much of that time I’ve run the Stephen FitzMaurice Team, currently with the international phenomenon EXP Realty. My team members are the reason for my success […]

What is a Zillow Real Estate Agent?

Does Zillow have their own Real Estate Agents? Okay so let’s first clarify. Does Zillow have their own Realty company with their own agents? Yes and no. Zillow does not have any agents within their company that you can call to list your home on the public market, or go help you find your next […]

Fivestar Professional Award Winner – 2021 to 2012

Fivestar Professional is a nationally recognized award given out for excellent customer service. The Fivestar real estate agent award is the largest and most widely published real estate award program in North America, covering more than 40 major real estate markets. Fivestar Professional surveys recent home buyers and home sellers each year across the country […]

How Many Real Estate Agents Are There? 2021 Update

We are approaching the final quarter of 2020 and speeding into the 2021 real estate market with 1.4 million Realtors in tow. Now Realtors are those state licensed real estate agents that are members of the National Association of Realtors, but I’ve never met one that isn’t a member. Realty companies typically make it a […]

How much do Real Estate Agents Make? 2020 Update

The National Association of Realtors puts out a Member Profile Report nearly every year that spells out exactly how much real estate agents make, or in this case since they are all members, how much Realtors make. Confused as to the difference? Read our article on Agent vs. Broker vs. Realtor. In 2020 the median […]

Every Real Estate Agent should join eXp Realty – 5 Reasons Why

Updated 05/2024 Okay, I know that is a bold title. But I honestly do believe every real estate agent, or nearly (we can leave out a few bad apples) should join eXp Realty. I’ve been licensed in Oregon since 2003 as a Broker initially and as a Principal Broker today. In the those last 20+ […]

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What My Clients Are Saying

Stephen made the experience of selling my first house seamless. I live in another state but he kept me informed and moved the process along without a hitch. The only thing another agent could have done differently was charge a much higher commission. I only wish he was able help me purchase in my state. Highly recommend his service and business model.

Julie