Phil was born in Coosbay, Oregon, moved to La Grande Oregon when he was 3 years old. Married Katherine Steen in 1964, raised two sons Travis and Theron. Travis lives in La Grande Oregon with two daughters and Theron lives in Belgrade Montana with one daughter and one son. Phil and Katherine managed a ranch, trained horses and operated a heavy equipment business during his 12 years in and near Carson City, Nevada. Returning to North Eastern Oregon and the real estate business in 1979.
Phillip is a Graduate of Realtors Institute (GRI designation), has e-PRO designation, served as the Union County multiple listing chairman for several years and is our Principal Broker. In 2007 he received the compliment from his peers being named "Realtor of the Year". Phillip has years of experience in residential, commercial, farm, ranch and land sales as well as ranch management. Ranch-N-Home Realty, Inc was started in 1952 and is the oldest real estate office in our area.
In 2004 Phillip & Katherine built their own home, including the cabinets, and everything else.
They love whitewater rafting, horse packing into the mountains, hunting, camping, flying (Phillip & Katherine are both private pilots), or just picking morels and huckleberries.
He is happy to work with you whether you are buying or selling real estate. He deals in all types of real estate.
"We all enjoy living in Northeastern Oregon!"