Kathryn King

Licensed Principal Broker in Oregon, Designated Broker in Washington, & Owner

Kathryn King holds a bachelor's degree in both Communications and Psychology from Portland State University. She has been a licensed broker since 1998, and she is a full service listing and selling Realtor in the State of Oregon and Washington. KJK Properties, P.C. has been in business since 2002.

Kathryn currently owns 9 houses/duplexes/commercial buildings in the Portland metro area, 1 in Prineville, Oregon. She actively manages 5 full-time staff and all of the brokers at the firm. She sells, on average, 25-40 houses per year.

Her company hosts the popular “Landlord Study Hall,” a community forum that helps landlords be more effective and lawful. The group has a loyal and growing following; a great way that Kathryn has given back to the community by improving the livability standards for residents and the landlord experience for owners, since 2002.

She loves to explore central Oregon with her husband and two children. Kathryn has recently taken up kayaking as a family activity. She has been actively involved as a room parent, garden volunteer, and parent network volunteer at The International School. Her family owns 3 shelter dogs as well as 3 hand-me-down guinea pigs. She is very close with all of her siblings and extended family, and loves to travel and visit them in Oregon and California. She enjoys reading remodeling magazines, watching remodeling shows, and listening to podcasts during her free time.

What others are saying about Kathryn

  • Kathryn is a Rock Star!

    I’d call Kathryn a rock star, except that rock stars probably don’t work as hard! She was super helpful, on top of every one of the million or so questions we had.

  • Grateful for you…

    You truly are a blessing and so grateful for you and your guidance through this difficult decision to sell and the difficulty with the tenants. It all worked out with divine results. I’ll recommend you to anybody – it was a true pleasure.

  • Thanks for being so supportive…

    Just a quick note to thank you so much for all of your hard work on my house.

  • Moral Integrity and Ethical

    Cindy and I both thank you for your hard work, insight and moral integrity / ethical values. You made the process open and understandable to us and did it with warmth and grace.

    The schlep across town with sleeping children at 10 pm on Friday night to deliver keys was above and beyond the call of duty!

  • Very Personable

    Kathryn was knowledgeable, patient, practical & thorough, plus a lovely person. ~ Shelley G.

  • A Realty GEM

    Kathryn King of KJK Properties is A GEM. Always accessible, supportive, and exceedingly helpful. She took a lot of time to explain the steps in both selling, & buying a house. She knows the housing market in Portland, and it showed during this time when there’s been so much competition in buying a house. I would not hesitate recommending Kathryn & KJK Properties! ~ Amy S.

  • Highly Recommend

    Kathryn’s the best! Highly recommend. ~ John and Angel B.

  • I Got My Dream Home

    Kathryn was amazing. Without her I wouldn’t have my dream home! She was there every step of the way. ~ Colleen C.

  • Top Notch Service

    Excellent service. Great knowledge of investor’s needs and preferences. ~ Jorge S.

  • Works Well With Others

    Kathryn was very responsive, proactive, and easy to work with. ~ Seth E.

  • Smooth Sailing

    Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions and for working to make the process go smoothly. Thank you, Kathryn & Jamie, I enjoyed working with both of you! ~ Martha K.

  • Simply the Best

    Quite simply, Kathryn King is the best.  A pleasure to work with during what is for many, myself included, a stressful time. Kathryn knows her stuff. And in this super-heated market she developed a winning strategy for the house I bought – which I consider no small feat! Kathryn is calm, knowledgeable, above and beyond helpful and a wonderful person. Can’t recommend her enough!

  • Feedback

    Kathy – you did a marvelous job of giving us feedback concerning the reality of home selling – w/o being too demanding – you are a very classy real estate agent who is honest, informed, and diplomatic, but also firm, when you need to be (i.e. – final addendum)! Thank you – Nancy

  • All Questions Answered

    Kathryn was awesome. She was quick to respond to any and all questions. She always was looking out for our best interests.

  • Calm and Collected

    Kathy and the staff at KJK were very helpful, knowledgeable and hard working to get my house sold even in a down market. They held multiple open houses, and got lots of feedback, and did plenty of advertising. Kathy was also very calm & poised when problems came up in the course of the sale. Overall, the professionalism was outstanding. I would recommend the services of KJK to anyone. ~ Lincoln T.

  • I’ll Be Back

    I will do more transactions with Kathryn in the upcoming year and would highly recommend her. She is a professional agent all the way. ~ Bill M.

  • A Great Listener

    Kathryn was a joy to work with. She listened to me, always kept me up to date on house process, worked with me to find my prefect buyer & the house sold on the day I wanted & the price. She even watered my plants. Thank you, Kathryn ~ Inez S.

  • From Start to Finish

    Kathryn was there for me through the entire process of selling. For every item I needed help with she was able to give me names of certified and reputable vendors who responded quickly and did excellent work. Thank you Kathryn ~ you truly earned your commission!

  • Plain and Simple

    Kathy is the best!

  • Happy Customer

    Have enjoyed working with you both. Looking forward to working with you again ☺

  • Most Professional

    KJK is the most professional and personal realty we’ve worked with. We were treated as if we were their only clients.

  • Handled With Care

    I was very pleased with the service provided and the level of care and concern for our satisfaction & needs.

  • Thank You

    Thank you, Kathryn was great to work with.

  • When in Need

    Kathryn King, very professional. Would definitely use again if need arises.

  • On Top of Things

    Just a great, competent, thorough, on top of things lady and agent. Thank you!

  • Spreading the Word

    Kathryn was very informative & helpful throughout the sale process & would recommend her services to my friends.

    Thanks so much!

  • Call of Duty

    The schlep across town with sleeping children at 10 pm on a Friday night to deliver keys was above and beyond the call of duty! We love our new home – thanks for everything – L & B.

  • Could Not Ask for More

    Kathryn could not have been more helpful. I was new to Portland and needed much direction, which she happily provided. Not only is she very knowledgeable about homes and their construction, the buying process and equitable costs, she was able to give me a great feel for the many neighborhoods of Portland. Always on top of things, she made my home purchase run very smoothly. Highest recommendation.

  • Extra Mile

    Kathryn was amazing from the moment I contacted her. I had no idea a Realtor could be so nice & go the extra mile to help out our family.

  • Much Appreciated

    Kathryn, thank you so much for all your hard work! We really appreciate it. We love our new home. We will definitely hire you for our next home purchase and will recommend you to our friends. Sincerely, Wade & Linda Spongberg

  • Many Thanks

    Hi, Kathryn, Cindy and I both thank you for your hard work, insight, and moral/integrity/ethical values. You made the process open and understandable to us and did it with warmth and grace. Nice job. Stephen & Cindy

  • Something Special

    My deepest thanks again to you for making something special happen for me!

  • Another Success

    Another great job! Thanks for your professionalism and commitment to your clients!

  • Above and Beyond

    Kathy went above and beyond for our family every step of the way. Thank you for helping us find our new home!

Kathryn's Contact Info

Kathryn King

Kathryn King

Licensed Broker in the State of Oregon and Washington & Founder of Landlord Study Hall

Kathryn's Website and property search

Business Hours:
9am to 5pm Weekdays
Evenings or Sundays by appointment

Office: 503-772-8825

Cell: 503-997-9035

Email Kathryn

Efax: 503.772.0351
Efax: 888.248.1121

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