Hello, I’m Chad: Licensed Real Estate Broker, native Oregonian, photography aficionado, lover of old houses, friend to all animals, and powered by analytical data.
As a member of the National, Oregon and Portland Metropolitan Associations of Realtors, I’m proud that my profession allows me to use the tools I’ve acquired over the past 20+ years (client advocacy, sales & marketing, conflict resolution, et al.) to help people on a daily basis. Bottom line… I love the work!
Through personal experience, I understand that buying or selling a home is more than just a business transaction; In fact, it can often be a life changing event! This is why I’m dedicated to providing exceptional service for my clients when it’s time for them to make their move.
On the listing side; I believe that every home, no matter how modest or grand, deserves to make the best possible first impression on a would-be buyer. This is why I’m aligned with our area’s preeminent independent real estate brokerage (Living Room Realty) to offer every property the most compelling & relevant marketing available. It also means that I’ll never represent your home online with a smartphone picture ;^)
On the buying side; I personally work with every client – no handing you off to a junior team member of a team – to ensure that we work toward your goals together and don’t fall prey to some of the pitfalls that buyers can face in today’s heavily weighted market. In short, I can help you win!
Above all else, I pledge to be a strong advocate for my client’s interests and promise to work relentlessly to help them achieve their real estate goals. After all, I believe that if you’re not left with an amazing experience, I haven’t done my job.
Speaking personally, I’ve been connected to this great city and its surrounding areas since childhood. Most recently, my family (wife Shawn, son Jakob, mother Glenna, and mutts Juno & Dizzy) have lived in the vibrant Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood for the past 14 years. When not at my desk or in the field helping clients, you’ll likely find me trying to capture a compelling scene behind my camera lens, playing basketball wherever I can find a pickup game, or combining these two passions by photographing my son’s high school basketball team in action (GO WARRIORS!). And on occasion, you may even find me at any number of our city’s finer dining establishments, searching high and low for a bartender who knows the recipe for a perfect Roman Holiday ;^)
Whether you have a plan to buy or sell (or simply need to develop one), please feel free to contact me. I look forward to understanding your goals and helping you achieve them!
He made the experience of buying our first home so great and explained everything to us through every step of the process. He is personable and really listens and hears what you are looking for. He is very prompt with response times and moves fast when you know you are interested in a home. I can't say enough how great he and we truly feel like we also made a friend. If you are looking for someone who cares about finding the best fit for you, is a great negotiator, and knows the area extremely, look no further!
R. Schuster [Zillow review]
A very detail oriented, organized and insightful individual. Chad has an ability to listen and remember all the little details that you require (even after you forget about a couple yourself). His level-headed, calm, and reassuring negotiation style puts all at ease. These traits are what make him successful.
Michael Wooten [Facebook review]
Experienced, knowledgeable and puts you first!. Highly recommended!
Deanna Segura [Facebook review]
With Chad’s help, we bought our St Johns home in March 2017. It was our third home purchase, and the easiest. Chad hooked us up with the mortgage broker who helped us get pre-approved and was in constant communication with us all the way through the process, always letting us know the next step and when it needed to be done. I particularly appreciated getting electronic copies of every important document for my records. Almost as important as Chad's level of organization was his laid-back, unruffled demeanor and candor, which took a lot of the stress away from an always stressful process. It seemed as if there was no question that he couldn't answer in a helpful way. We feel fortunate to have come across Chad as we were thinking about buying a house, and recommend him to anyone who wants a pain-free home buying process.
John Cooper & Jo Brown [Zillow review]
We wanted to share our thoughts and appreciation for our real estate agent Chad Meier. We feel so lucky to have found him as our agent. We chose Chad because he asked all of the right questions and really got to know us as his clients. He was always responsive to our calls and made us feel like we were his only clients - though I am sure that was not the case. And when we did find the home that we had been dreaming of, Chad worked diligently for us, getting us what we needed and always taking the time to check in with us if we had any questions.
This process of purchasing a home felt like a team effort and Chad really advocated for us as his clients. I can honestly say that this time when we purchased a home, it was such a relaxing and satisfying process. Chad really went above and beyond during every part of the purchasing process. We will happily recommend Chad to anyone and can attest that he made a sometimes daunting process an absolute delight!
Anna & Darren Jacobson [Realtor.com review]
Highly likely to recommend!. Chad is exceptional in all avenues of the sale of your home. He did all we asked of him. He dealt with our emotions. He helped us stage our home. He did excellent showings. The pictures of our home were the best I have ever seen. Our house was the only one that sold in our neighborhood in six months. He is the best.
Pamela & Steve Goldsmith [Facebook review]
As first time homebuyer’s, my husband Oscar and I were overwhelmed and nervous to make the commitment of buying a home. We lacked knowledge in regards to the home buying process and were unsure of whom - if anybody - to trust. Luckily for us, we found a great realtor who assisted us in reaching our goal and saw us through the entire process.
From the start, Chad was honest and upfront about his work style and creating an agenda which set us up for success. He was knowledgeable about the ins & outs of the process and was eager to teach us what he knew. When it was time, Chad put us in touch with a rock star loan officer, and together, the two of them, created a supportive and trustworthy team that Oscar and I felt comfortable reaching out to for guidance and bouncing ideas off of.
Chad has been nothing less than amazing to work with. He is energetic, fun and very personable. He is a great communicator, Oscar and I never felt out of the loop or that our calls/emails went without a prompt response. Showings, meetings, and other appointments were always made to accommodate us and our busy work schedules.
One thing I appreciated most about Chad, he wasn't ever pushy nor did he rush us into making decisions. He also took the time to make sure we were well informed on every decision. As mentioned, Chad saw us through the entire process, all the way up to our signing day (which I greatly appreciated). He caught mistakes during signing and was able to help remedy them and still allow us to get our keys on time. In all, we are so happy with our purchase. Chad nailed everything we asked for; location, price, and size. He genuinely cared about our feelings and best interest, which exceeded our expectations of a realtor. Oscar and I cannot say enough good things about him. We have suggested Chad to anybody and everybody who is thinking about purchasing a home, and will continue to do so. Thank you Chad!