Let us take the stress out of buying a home

You deserve to have an agent who cares about your needs every step of the way

Helping home buyers in Columbia County, Oregon, and the Portland Metro area find the home of their dreams.

You should love where you live, so why leave your home purchase up to chance? We know the greater Columbia County real estate market intimately. How do we do it? We live in, work in, play in and give back in Columbia County, Oregon. By learning about you, your family, your needs, and your wants, your goals become our goals; we won’t stop until we find you a place to call home!
Every homebuyer’s goals differ. Based on market conditions, financing options, home availability, and timing, there are a dizzying amount of variables to purchasing a new home. Lea prides herself on finding unique home solutions for her client’s goals and needs. If you are in the market for a single-family home, townhome, floating home, land or acreage, Lea will help you find what you are looking for. 

Overview of the home buying process

You have someone looking out for you every step of the way as you find your new home!


Meet with Lea!

Not sure what you can afford? Haven’t been preapproved yet? Don’t know where to start? No problem! We will take the time to learn about your unique situation and recommend where to begin.


Let the search begin!

We go to work for you to find listings that fit not just your budget, but your personality.


Write an offer!

We will help you negotiate a fair deal on your new home and guide you through the home inspection and closing process.


Inspection time!

We will have a home inspection completed and then negotiate repairs with the seller on your behalf.


Sign and funding!

When funding is complete, the sale is recorded at the county recorders office.


Receive your keys!

And start your moving process.


What other buyers are saying about Lea

Experience the Lea Chitwood Real Estate difference for yourself!