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By Hans Tonjes, April 13, 2021

Realtor blogs are usually very happy, forward thinking, ‘something new is happening!’ affairs. And that happens at the coast for sure, when a family buys a vacation home or retires to their dream spot. But often the event, the transaction as we call it, is an intense, cathartic life change. Settling an estate, change of heart, change of hearts, relocation, or just a shift in the frequency of use to a long held family property. So there’s usually not a smiling face to post for some of those. But the connections made are quite strong, every bit as relevant and even as hopeful as some of the traditional beginnings to a new home. This last year has been a bit of a tumbler ride for many of us. But I find myself getting smoother from the ride, some of the rough edges finding a polish. And I’m grateful many of you have been on the ride with me. You know who you are. Hans Tonjes – – 503-936-4244.

Hans Tonjes



Hans Tonjes is an Oregon native, raised in Northwest Portland. For over 25 years Hans and his family have called Manzanita their home. He has a varied real estate background ranging from small timberland management to mixed use development, including condominiums, commercial retail and vacation lodging. For the last 20 years, Hans has been working diligently with others to build a year round economy in Manzanita, his favorite Oregon coastal town. Hans served on the board of directors of the Rinehart Clinic for nine years, a local non-profit. He has also spent over four years working on the Manzanita Planning Commission and was elected to the Manzanita City Council in November of 2012, re-elected in 2016 & 2020. Hans has a solid understanding of the challenges and opportunities present in relocating to the coast and decisions involved in investing in vacation property and maintaining a second home. 
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