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We have been in business since 2010 and we are experts in both investment and residential real estate transactions. We pride ourselves as leaders in our local real estate market and the property management community

AJ Shepard » Owner

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AJ Shepard » Owner

AJ Shepard is a licensed property manager in the state of Oregon and also a licensed Contractor in Oregon. His experience in real estate starts more than 10 years ago in the contracting business. Finding his passion in real estate and construction management has created an avenue for this company help provide all services necessary to its clients. Knowing the trade and the ability to manage many allows for streamlined maintenance for the investors property at a reduced cost.

Chris Shepard » Owner

Chris Shepard is a licensed broker in Oregon and professionally manages properties in the Portland Metro area. Managing investments since 2009 Chris has extensive experience with all phases of property management and cares for each property as though they were his own. With this background, it's simple for him to discern whether to replace an appliance or get it fixed, whether to spend the money to replace some carpet or to just have it cleaned. He has the investor's best interests at heart.

Jacob Wathen » Licensed Realtor, Leasing Agent

Jacob is a licensed real estate broker with a B.S. in psychology and a business minor. He is constantly looking at the market to determine the best opportunities for his clients. He has been a real estate agent for one year. He has also been a leasing agent so he understands the difficulties that come both as a tenant and a landlord. His past experience also includes home improvement sales/inspections, customer service, and investing in real estate on his own. He has over 5 years experience as a real estate investor and is active in many investing groups.
Outside of real estate, Jacob enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest and trying out the many great restaurants and bars Portland has to offer.

Nicole Corwin » Business Development Manager

Nicole is Uptown Properties Marketing and Business Development Manager. She has a broad background in communication and thoroughly enjoys the creative side of business development. As a homeowner, Nicole understands the value of homeownership and works to protect your property by pairing it with Uptown’s wonderful team of professionals to maximize your investment.

When she is not looking for you, she can be most likely be found outdoors or behind a camera and always with her canine companions.

Trent Werner » Real Estate Broker