Kim Salvesen-Pauly

Owner,PB,CRB,ABRM,Licensed in OR/WA

Hood River

Windermere Real Estate Columbia River Gorge

504 Cascade St.

Hood River, OR 97031

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Office: (541) 386-3444

Mobile: (541) 921-0406

Fax: (541) 386-3997



Website: http://kimsalvesen.withwre.com

License Number: 951200105-OR/18006-WA, Licensed in Oregon

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About Kim

Kim began her real estate career in the Columbia River Gorge in the early 1990s. In the mid-1990s, she moved to the Oregon Coast where she managed a multi-branch real estate firm. In July of 2005, When Kim returned to the Columbia River Gorge in July of 2005, she joined Windermere Glenn Taylor Real Estate as the Risk Manager as well as Principal Broker/Sales Manager for the offices in Hood River and The Dalles. In August of 2007, Glenn Taylor elected to retire after more than 35 years, with Kim as the new owner of the Windermere office in Hood River. In the years to follow, she acquired ownership of Windermere offices in Stevenson, Bingen, The Dalles and most recently Cascade Locks and even opened a second location in Hood River. In 2016, Kim added a Property Management Company to help clients manage investment properties throughout the Columbia River Gorge. The business’s name was updated in January of 2018 to Windermere Real Estate Columbia River Gorge to better reflect what we do and where we do it! Windermere is the Columbia River Gorge area market real estate leader with 55 brokers in four counties and two states. 

Industry Involvement

With several years of management experience serving not only in a Managing Broker capacity but also serving on the Lincoln County Board Of Realtors® Board Of Directors for more than 7 years, Kim has learned that being involved is the key to success in any industry. As President of the Lincoln County Board Of Realtors®, 2003 Lincoln County Realtor® of The Year, State Director for the Oregon Association Of Realtors® as well as chairperson for many other operational committees, she was given an unequivocal opportunity to learn and grow by volunteering time to our industry. Other positions held at the state level include Chairperson for the Oregon Association Of Realtors® Business Issues Key Objective Group and a Member of the Oregon Association Of Realtors® Executive Committee. She then served locally as a Director for the Mid-Columbia Association of Realtors® where Kim became Realtor Of The Year in 2012.


Over the years, Kim has also had the privilege of earning many Realtor® specific designations. These include: Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI), Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) as well as being one of less than 25 Accredited Buyer Representative Managers (ABRM) in the State of Oregon and the Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) designation. In addition, Kim is a trained mediator and a Licensed Real Estate Instructor in the State of Washington and Oregon for training new and experienced agents. The real estate industry has allowed her the opportunity to align herself with her educational background in Contract Law, Business Law and Business Management, and to focus on those things that are most important to her: her career and her family. Doing what you love to do makes such a dramatic difference in your life!

Real Estate Careers

Windermere Real Estate Columbia River Gorge is growing! We have limited space available for new or experienced agents. For new licensees, we offer intense in-house training to get you started on the right foot. For experienced agents, we offer the support you need to help you be more successful, from marketing and technology, risk reduction & education, to processing paperwork, we are here to help! For more information, click on the "About Windemere" Tab from the Windermere.com homepage or call Kim today for a confidential meeting to discuss how Windermere Real Estate can help you meet your real estate career goals!