License ID: 201222287
Sarah Spinks, real estate Broker at Legacy Real Estate, specializes in residential buyer and seller representation and real estate investment. Her trade area is focused on the Willamette Valley including all of Marion and Polk Counties, McMinnville, Wilsonville, Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood, Molalla, Canby, Oregon City, Gresham and Milwaukie.
Prior to real estate, Sarah studied Criminal Justice at Western Oregon University, and worked in the criminal justice and social service fields for ten years as a nonprofit Director overseeing operations of programs for high-risk youth and adults throughout Marion County. Applying her nonprofit experience in business management and community development, Sarah transitioned to a career in economic development where she gained three years of experience with business development, recruitment and retention, community/infrastructure development, contract negotiation, and contract management.
With a dad who owned his own small construction business, Sarah grew up around house builds and loves the energy and excitement of building or buying a new home. Being an entrepreneur at heart, she founded a nonprofit at the age of 25 and served as the director for nine years before transitioning into a career in economic development where she gained experience in business development, contract negotiation and management, community and infrastructure development.
Sarah is a member of Salem Area Realtors (SAR), National Association of Realtors (NAR), Mid Willamette Valley Multiple Listing Service (MVMLS) and the Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS).
Sarah was born and raised in the Salem area and has been involved in the business community for over twelve years as a former member of the Salem Chamber of Commerce, Salem Young Professionals, and the Rotary Club of Downtown Salem. Sarah won the Statesman Journal’s Editor’s Pick for the Top 20 Under 40 Award for her work and dedication to serving youth and families in the community.
Sarah enjoys spending time with her children, attending her kids’ sport events, cooking, camping, and volunteering with Salem Youth With A Mission, Homes For Hope, and various short-term community development projects.
A MESSAGE FROM SARAH:
I’ve leveraged my skills, experience, and passion for helping people achieve their dreams, as a Realtor, to support my clients in the home buying and selling process. Working as an economic development professional for over three years provided a strong foundation of knowledge and skills needed to provide my clients with strong representation in their real estate transactions.