Gail has been a Realtor since 1988 and has earned her Principal Broker License. She is a member of NAR, the National Organization for Realtors and OAR, the Oregon Association for Realtors and has been a member of Standards of Practice for Windermere. She has extensive knowledge and training in contract negotiations and has been a corporate resale manager for Windermere Relocation LLC, negotiating contracts for over two hundred residential listings for banks and corporations in a 2 year period. She has personally purchased 15 homes and investment properties over the years and has built a Real Estate business based on referrals, a testament to the satisfaction of her clients.
Gail is a retired teacher from the West Linn/Wilsonville School District. She achieved 24 years as a classroom educator. She earned her Masters Degree from Lewis and Clark College, with an emphasis on language and communication skills, so necessary in the world of Real Estate. In addition to her Broker licensing, she is additionally trained as an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Graduate of the Real Estate Institute (GRI) , Certified Distressed Properties Expert (CDPE) and Principal Broker with one Licensed Assistant .She has the necessary understanding of the many details to a short sale or foreclosure/bank owned property. All of these advanced degrees enhance her ability to work with people according to their needs and bring transactions to a positive conclusion.
Gail has lived in Oregon since 1974. She and her husband, Charles have raised 5 children and enjoyed the many years of school, sports and outdoor activities with them. They now have 14 grandchildren. She enjoys reading mysteries and writing. She hopes to publish someday. Since 1987, Charles has owned and operated Rupp Family Construction, which began as a handyman service and has grown into a larger corporation owned by their youngest son and daughter-in-law,Rupp Family Builders, dealing in major remodeling and new construction while employing 15-30 Oregonians. Having her husband and now a son as active contractors has given Gail additional insight into all aspects of construction.
Gail has been through Real Estate ups and downs. She understands the trends and what needs to be done in each type of market to accomplish her clients goals. She has tenacity and fully understands ethical practices, having a reputation for the utmost integrity. Chosing her to market your property or to guide you through the multitude of details in finding the right home or investment property will result in the satisfaction that you have chosen from among the industry's best!