BIL Willis
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Your Dream - The BIL Team - Bringing It to Life! BIL Willis, Certified Residential Specialist BIL Willis, as a native Oregonian, has lived most of his life in Oregon graduating from Gresham Union...

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Your Dream - The BIL Team - Bringing It to Life!

BIL Willis, Certified Residential Specialist
BIL Willis, as a native Oregonian, has lived most of his life in Oregon graduating from Gresham Union High School and Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management. As a veteran, BIL is proud to be an American.
After working in the forest industry for...
Your Dream - The BIL Team - Bringing It to Life!

BIL Willis, Certified Residential Specialist
BIL Willis, as a native Oregonian, has lived most of his life in Oregon graduating from Gresham Union High School and Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management. As a veteran, BIL is proud to be an American.
After working in the forest industry for about 10 years, including owning his own small logging and consulting forestry business, BIL began his real estate career and is a principal broker and co owner of ERA Freeman & Associates in Gresham, Oregon. BIL is constantly educating himself and his agents to stay on top of the ever changing real estate industry.
BIL and his wife, Nancy, live on their tree farm near Corbett. They are active in the community and regularly support the Healing Hope Seventh-day Adventist Church in NE Portland where BIL serves in various responsibilities. Their hobbies include horses, rock hounding, music, hiking, gardening, traveling, and people. Currently their passion is singing in a gospel quintet called Homeward.


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  • BIL Willis, as a native Oregonian, has lived most of his life in Oregon. He graduated from Gresham Union High School in 1964, and from Oregon State University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management. BIL spent a little over two years in the U.S. Army as a aide-de-camp to two general officers and as a company commander.
  • BIL worked in forestry for about 10 years, including owning his own small logging and consulting forestry business. Going into real estate in 1977 BIL is associated with ERA Freeman & Associates in Gresham, Oregon where he is the principal broker and co owner.
  • He served as 1989 President of the Greater Gresham Board of REALTORS, 1997 and 2011 President of the Oregon Chapter of Certified Residential Specialists (CRS), as well as serving on the boards of directors of the Portland Youth Philharmonic Assn., the Healing Hope Seventh-day Adventist Fellowship in NE Portland, Hoodview Junior Academy, the National Association of REALTORS, Oregon Assn, of REALTORS, and the Portland Metropolitan Assn, of REALTORS, the East Metro Assn, of REALTORS, the Board of Managers for the Oregon Real Estate Forms Corp., LLC, as a Regional Vice President for the Council of Residential Specialists and currently serves on the Regional Multiple Listing Service Board of Directors.
  • BIL is constantly educating himself; he has received the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation, the highest attainable in residential real estate, as well as the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) designation, the Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation, the Certified Residential Broker (CRB) designation, the Graduate of the REALTORS Institute (GRI) and three real estate certifications. This means that his clients can be assured that BIL is well prepared to meet the challenges in any home buying or home selling scenario.
  • BIL, along with his able assistant, Rhonda Reedy, focus their energies on serving their clientele with the utmost in professionalism, dedication and integrity, which are the cornerstones to his real estate practice. BIL¿s goal truly is to be your "REALTOR For Life."
  • BIL and his wife, Nancy, live on their tree farm near Corbett. They are active in the community and regularly support the Healing Hope Seventh-day Adventist Church in NE Portland where BIL serves in various responsibilities. Their hobbies include horses, rock hounding, music, hiking, gardening, traveling, and people. Currently their passion is singing in a gospel quintet called Homeward.

My Credentials and Memberships

  • Council of Residential Specialists--Emeritus Designee
  • National Association of REALTORS-Member
  • Council of Residential Broker Managers--Designee Member
  • Oregon Association of REALTORS--Life Member
  • East Metro Association of REALTORS--Life Member
  • Portand Metrpolitan Association of REALTORS--Dual Member
  • Real Estate Buyers Agent Council--Designee Member
  • 2014 REALTOR of the Year for East Metro Association of REALTORS
  • 1990 REALTOR of the Year for Greater Gresham Board of REALTORS
  • Healing Hope Seventh-day Adventist Fellowship--Member and Head Elder
  • 1998 CRS Of The Year for Oregon Chapter CRS

My Community Involvement

  • BIL and his wife, Nancy, are regular attenders of the Healing Hope Seventh-day Adventist Fellowship at 15150 NE Glisan St., Porltand, OR 97230. BIL serves as head elder and as a Sabbath School teacher. BIL and Nancy spend their spare time singing in a gospel quintet name Homeward and traveling around the Pacific Northwest giving gospel concerts.
  • BIL and Nancy are passionate about their singing in a gospel quintet called Homeward. Traveling the Pacific Northwest, their aim is to bring the gospel of Jesus Christ in a meaningful and personal way to all who will listen.
  • BIL and Nancy participate in several local non denominational ministries in the Corbett area.

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1685 E. Powell Blvd.
Gresham, OR 97030

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