Ray Bachman obtained his Oregon real estate broker’s license in 2002 and has practiced real estate in Bend since that time. He became affiliated with Harcourts The Garner Group early in 2014.
Ray has earned the Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI) designation from the National Assn. of Realtors. This is achieved through advanced training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards and the sales process.
Ray has attained knowledge and experience in a variety of real estate categories during the course of his career. Among them are representing buyers and sellers of resort and golf course properties, investment properties, commercial properties, bare land, new construction, 1031 exchanges and homes for first-time buyers.
Ray studied sociology and marketing at Washington State University. He worked as a craft beer and wine sales representative for Columbia Distributing in Vancouver, Wash., and Bend, moving to Bend in 2000.
He is a member of the Central Oregon Assn. of Realtors, National Assn. of Realtors, Central Oregon Multiple Listing Service, Bend Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development for Central Oregon. Being involved in the Bend community, Ray participates in many of the activities Central Oregon has to offer such as golf, skiing and enjoying the region’s scenic beauty.
Ray Bachman joined Harcourts USA in May of 2015 as the Business Operation Manager for the Northwest Region with Rick DeLuca, Regional Director. As the Business Operation Manager, Ray brings extensive knowledge through advanced training in real estate, technology knowledge and has high professional standards from his career in Bend, Oregon. Ray will be utilizing all of his skills to train and support our Northwest offices, agent and managers with our technology system, H1. Ray is very excited to share with others to assist in the success of all or our offices, agents and managers though out the Harcourts USA network.
In May of 2019, Ray reactivated his real estate license to join Harcourts The Garner Group. Ray is excited to bring his knowledge of all of the Harcourts tools to his clients to help them achieve their goals.