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Taking the Long Way Home

By Kevin Salisbury, September 11, 2020

Congratulations to Dustin, who is closing on his third real estate purchase in the last year! It’s been so great to reconnect with Dustin, who was a long-lost friend from High School. After trying unsuccessfully to buy a property – unrepresented – last year, Dustin gave me a call and asked, “are you still in real estate?” A month later, we closed on the investment property he had been trying to buy. 3 months later, he and his wife bought another investment property! Fast forward to this summer, and they just purchased a new primary residence, while finding a tenant to begin renting their current home. This most recent transaction wasn’t an easy one, and even involved a lender change during the middle of the transaction! But, with some creativity and brainstorming, we were able to pull it all together and make it happen. The extra hoops we had to jump through just make it that much sweeter to finally close! I’m so thankful for your trust, and am grateful to be a part of building your real estate empire! Looking forward to the next one!

Kevin Salisbury

Broker Licensed in OR

Kevin is an Oregon native and University of Oregon graduate, who has a passion for community involvement and betterment. Having lived in Portland for nearly a decade, Kevin has immersed himself in the culture of Portland, and has built a reputation for himself based on hard work and professionalism. Throughout his life, Kevin’s drive has always been motivated by helping others, and he believes that there is no greater feeling than overcoming adversity and reaching a goal. Putting this passion to work in the Real Estate field has proven to be a natural fit, and Kevin’s unrivaled dedication to his clients helps to set him apart in the industry. Kevin takes great pride in being a REALTOR®®, and strives to be an asset to his clients on a consistent basis – before, during and after the purchase or sale of a home. Kevin places a lot of value in the relational aspect of his profession, and his clients appreciate his ability to listen and guide them through the process; showing that that he truly cares. In short, Kevin is an experienced negotiator, industrious by nature, and a true advocate for his clients. Outside of his Real Estate career, Kevin lives in the Cedar Hills neighborhood with his wife Kimmie, and their Yorkie, Otis.  Kevin and Kimmie are small business owners, having opened Miss Knockout – a thriving beauty salon in NW Portland – in 2012.  They are both actively involved in the community, enjoy spending time with family and love traveling to warm destinations together. Having played NCAA Baseball, Kevin is an avid sports fan as well. Kevin’s love for sports has always been driven by his competitive nature, along with his ability to work well with others on a team. He truly believes that the lessons he has learned through playing sports are in fact life lessons, and have a direct correlation to his professional career. If you are looking for a hard-working, energetic REALTOR®® with a wealth of market knowledge, give Kevin a call today!
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