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What’s in a Name?

By Hans Tonjes, September 3, 2021

Neahkahnie… what does that mean? The Nehalems, the first local inhabitants of this area that we are historically aware of, believed that Neahkahnie Mountain was the God Kahnie, laying on his side next to the sea. They walked the trails that crossed the mountain with care a reverence, especially those at the very edge above the water. There has been plenty going on in the modern world to suggest taking time for care, reflection, if not a focus on every taken step.  If you are interested in property at the coast, land or home, even commercial, I am here to help. Hans Tonjes hans@livingroomre.com 503-936-4244

Hans Tonjes

Broker

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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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