One of the top-producing real estate brokers in Southwest Washington, Heather DeFord is known for providing the highest level of personalized service to her clients. With more than 20 years of experience in real estate and as a Certified Luxury Broker, Heather works with clients at all levels, from first-time homebuyers to experienced investors. Luxury is an experience, not a price point – and Heather strives to ensure that each of her clients has the luxury experience they expect and deserve.
Listening closely to buyer and seller needs, Heather tailors her approach for each property, client, and project. Offering experience in a wide range of property sales, Heather understands the unique needs for luxury residential properties, multi-family, investment properties, and developments. She is a skilled negotiator who will leverage her extensive experience and depth of marketing services to help every client achieve their real estate goals. She knows that every home and every buyer and seller are different, and she is uniquely attuned to what will work best in an ever-changing market. Buyers and sellers alike face complicated challenges; Heather understands these challenges, and leads a team that is dedicated to using updated marketing tools and technology, to put the best foot forward in this constantly-evolving market.
As a top producer, Heather’s fast pace and high volume demonstrate a deep knowledge of sales team management and the complexity of handling multiple transactions simultaneously. She devotes herself to ensuring that every individual is attentively catered to in all aspects of the transaction. Her genuine, professional demeanor assures clients that she will provide the expertise necessary to provide a smooth, low-stress real estate experience every time. Through her alignment with Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, Heather has access to the broadest local, national, and international markets available. Backed by a brokerage that has the scope and reach of Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, Heather is prepared to offer clients the absolute best, at levels that far exceed other brokerages in the same market.
When she's not helping her clients, Heather relishes spending time with her husband Kevin and sons Kolton & Kooper, as well as her 2 mini doxies, Cassie & Sky. Heather also believes community involvement is essential to balanced living, and she is invested in many of Southwest Washington's philanthropic endeavors and events. A Southwest Washington native, Heather and also loves to walk, hike, bike, and be outdoors, and she is an avid reader.