Our motto is “Providing Expertise and Delivering Excellence”. We foster a unique blend of professionalism and innovation in our office, growing a culture we are all proud to work for.
The service you receive is not limited by the constraints of the knowledge or finances of an independent agent, you have the power of an experienced executive team and a company that initiates and pays for it all. We strive to make the ELEETE name synonymous with high-end service that delights our clients.
Our Team Approach
Our team approach is what sets us apart from all other real estate firms in the Portland metro area. After an initial consultation, our executive team will personally select a broker team that best suits your needs and desires such as location, home-type, price point, and more. By working in tandem with one another and adhering to a uniform set of companywide standards and protocols, our broker teams can ensure there is always someone available to answer your questions, consistently providing expert advice, and cutting-edge customer service.
What happens if you find the house of your dreams but your broker is out of town and unavailable to show you the home? At ELEETE, that is not a problem. Your co-broker will be more than happy to take you to the home and answer any questions you may have. These agent teams, combined with a full corporate staff, provide the most support possible as you look to buy or sell your home.
Opened in 2007, ELEETE Real Estate (previously known as Lee Davies Real Estate) has emerged as an industry leader in residential real estate. Founder and owner Lee Davies started his career in real estate in 1986 working with various brokerages in the Portland area, excelling to become one of the top brokers at each firm. While his successes were rewarding, it was clear to Lee that his 20 years of experience and systems could help him craft a winning strategy – one that he could build a company on – a place where the clients come before the brokers.
In 2007, Lee acquired the landmark Cowles Building, a beautiful mid-century Northwest modern located in West Portland across from St. Vincent medical center. After a complete renovation, the beautifully designed building provides terrific visibility and is situated ideally, close to city center and just off Highway 26 and 217. In 2016, ELEETE completed a complete lower-level renovation, not only adding more desks, but a state of the art “lounge” for clients and brokers to utilize for events and meetings.
Today, Lee personally oversees day-to-day operations at our beautiful Westside office, and a team of brokers and support staff all dedicated to Lee’s vision and systems, ensuring that ELEETE Real Estate clients are not only the most satisfied, but among the most well-informed in the industry.
As a locally owned business, ELEETE Real Estate is proud to be active in our local community. We are not just participants, but active leaders in many charitable, non-profit, and scholastic organizations across the Portland Metro area. Each of our brokers believes in the value of giving back to the community they are a part of. ELEETE Real Estate has proudly supported the following organizations either financially or by serving on their board:
I noted one closing we completed with Chris (a recent second home/condo purchase) but it doesn’t come close to the number of transactions Chris has managed in my extended family. Seriously, parents (several), brother, brother in law, father in law (several, several), mother in law, friends, etc. We call Chris for everything. He’s knowledgeable, knows Portland metro better than anyone I know, and has an amazing group of inspectors, lenders, and closing officers that he can connect you with. Chris is honest, down to earth, and so enjoyable. You’ll love working with him – he makes it all so easy to navigate!
cynthiakmarch - Beaverton, Oregon
We made the right decision to work with Jessica to sell our house, especially given that we did the entire transaction from out of state. We spoke with several realtors – Jessica was first on our list. We ended up going with her because she demonstrated the best working knowledge of our neighborhood and came prepared with up to date neighborhood comps. Jessica presented a clear, logical marketing plan and we agreed with her pricing strategy over others.
We were prepared to hunker down and possibly take 1 month or more to get a sale in this market. Needless to say, we were delighted to get an offer on the 4th day of the listing and it closed in 23 days. Yes, the house was in overall great shape, plus, we listened to Jessica and spent money to fix things up and stage it. Money well spent. Jessica was easy to work with and flexible which was enormously helpful given we weren’t there. A lot of details we needed her to handle as our ‘boots on the ground’. We can wholeheartedly recommend Jessica and would use her again if that ever presents itself in the future.
Michael C. -
Jessica is simply the best! I have owned homes previously but being widowed and starting this process by myself initially was daunting. Jessica immediately helped me feel at ease with the whole process of getting my home ready to sell and finding the perfect new home we are now in. She walked me through every step, was patient with me when we had to put things on hold a few times due to the market, and answered every silly question I had. Jessica knows the Portland Metro area well! She is forthright, works hard, and knows how to negotiate to get the best sale for her clients. And she just has the best positive and pleasant way of working with every person who is a part of your home selling/buying process. Again, Jessica is simply the best!
Cyndi C. - Portland, Oregon
Not only does Jessica possess superb negotiation skills and bargaining tactics, she is an absolute delight to work with. She is always on top of things, and she knows how to pull together contractors and workers to get your home in tiptop shape for selling. She really goes above and beyond to make sure that you are happy, that you are getting the best possible price for your home, and that the work being done on your home will provide a return on investment. Jessica is low pressure and sharp as a tack, I’ve seen her hold contractors and other realtors she is negotiating with accountable in a way that remind those she is talking to what their responsibilities are without alienating in any part of the process. I cannot say enough positive about my experience working with Jessica and my gratitude for selling our home at the highest possible price and getting into our beautiful dream home.
K.Hoffman - Portland, Oregon
I cannot express how fortunate we are to have Jessica in our lives. Searching for the right house, especially in this competitive market, is overwhelming, stressful, and nerve-wracking; without Jessica, we would have been lost. She patiently navigated us through the market for nearly a year with her expert knowledge of the community and real estate. Her mind is a database of the local market’s development. If she didn’t know how to answer our question, she always tracked down the answer through her many contacts and resources. She helped us to know what to look for in touring a house. But, most importantly, she is just a wonderfully down-to-earth, generous, and genuine person. She was reassuring when the search was hard, and an open and honest sounding board when we had to make decisions. She helped us buy our current house and sell our old townhouse, and our friends we recommended her to share our enthusiasm. We’re so thankful to have gone through the process with her in our corner– and just so thankful in general to know her!
M.Lee - Portland, Oregon
I have worked with Lee Davies on a few real estate sell/purchases over the years. He/His team is always focused on the clients needs. They have a true understanding of the market as a whole and understand every client, even a returning client needs individual and unique industry advise. A sell/purchase during this pandemic gives a new meaning to customer service and Lee and his team did not disappoint once again. Jennifer Holland was my go to realtor and I can count hundreds of text messages and emails between us through out the process. She never sleeps, is so professional and knows what you need before you do. Thank you to team Lee Davies and Jennifer Holland
Barbara F. - Portland, Oregon
It had been over 25 years since we had bought or sold a home and Lee Davies/Jen Holland helped us do both , in a very competitive market. We found a home that we liked in a neighborhood we have always been interested in and contacted lee for help in the buying process. He and his associate Jen Holland helped us to write a winning offer and then helped us navigate the inspection period. We also hired them to list our existing home which , at over 100 years old, was a special property that required a buyer who understood the special properties of a historic home. Jen’s attention to detail through the marketing process and Lee’s strategic advice on fielding the many offers we received in a short time were invaluable in securing a successful sale at an excellent price. This is an experienced team who has no doubt seen it all!
tuchmanns - Portland, Oregon
We came to work with Victoria Marchese via a recommendation and we couldn’t be happier. She was a consummate professional. Her communication skills meant we never felt out of the loop, and as first-time home buyers, the way she talked us through our questions was vital for us during the process. In the beginning, Victoria truly took the time to get a deeper understanding of what we were looking for in a home; we never felt like just another client. When negotiating repairs, even up against deadlines, she always had our best interest front and center. All of the challenges that you would think come with buying a home during a pandemic were virtually non-existent for us, and I put that down to Victoria’s excellent work ethic and guidance. I would definitely recommend her to friends and family.
Ben M. - Portland, Oregon
Tony Apa and Courtney Clarke were a fantastic team. They literally came to our house for the first time in the middle of a remodel and within 2.5 weeks of meeting them, our house was pending. From the staging to the brochures to the house video, they knew how to do it all. They are a fantastic team that complement each other well in terms of IT expertise, communication with clients and potential buyers, as well as friendliness and trustworthiness. I 100% recommend them and you will be in great hands with them.
anu b. - Portland, Oregon
We have been so impressed by the responsiveness and resourcefulness of Tony Apa and Courtney Clarke. From the start of the process and understanding our needs all the way to post-close. What an amazing team! Thank you, thank you, thank YOU!
David N. - Portland, Oregon
Sarah Pitzman is extremely knowledgeable, prompt and responsive. She provide excellent customer service and went above and beyond expectations. Sarah also had great negotiation skills and knowledgeable about the selling and purchasing process.
elizwhite - Portland, Oregon
We started working with Lauren Sinha in 2017 looking to buy are first home. Our experience then was amazing and Lauren took so much of the stress of being a first time home buyer off of our shoulders. As we started to look at our buy our next home we immediately thought of Lauren. We spent several months looking at dozens of homes this year in a crazy market. After multiple offers and being out bid, we finally found a home we absolutely love. Lauren knows the market and how to close a deal. When it comes time to selling our home Lauren will be our first call and she is the only agent we refer people too.