Beth Frischmuth Awarded 2012 REALTOR® of the Year!

Congratulations to Beth Frischmuth, principal broker with Bella Casa Real Estate Group, for being awarded 2012 Realtor® of the Year by the Yamhill County Association of REALTORS®!

Beth grew up in Texas, received a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Portland and spent 20 years as a military wife, living around the world. After teaching for many years, Beth decided a career change was in order. Now Beth uses the skill of easy camaraderie she developed with her students to benefit her real estate clients.

A licensed Realtor® with Bella Casa Real Estate Group, Beth appreciates the relationships she establishes with her buyer and seller clients. She especially enjoys working with the friendly people of the Yamhill Valley, and is known for her kind and thorough method of “teaching” first time homebuyers throughout the proces of buying their first home.

Beth and husband Phil own Wild Haven Property Management which they founded in 2003. When she’s not working, Beth is actively involved in the elementary school SMART reading program, the YCAR Education Committee and the annual YCAR Charity Auction.

Beth receiving 2012 Realtor of the Year award, presented by Randy McCreith, 2011 Realtor® of the Year

The article below was published in the News Register, October 24, 2012.

Beth Frischmuth, principal broker at Bella Casa Real Estate, which has offices in McMinnville and Newberg, has been honored as the 2012 Realtor of the Year by the Yamhill County Association of Realtors. The award is based on involvement with the association and volunteer activities in the community.

Frischmuth, a wife, mother, grandmother and former teacher, has been licensed since 2000. She has worked for Cydnie Mason & Associates, Coldwell Banker and Oregon Realty.

When she joined YCAR, she became involved with the education committee and now serves as its co-chair. She supports the Yamhill Community Action Partnership’s Food Bank, volunteers with the Start Making A Reader Today program, is active in her church and supports the St. James School’s Wine and Food Classic.

She has also worked on the YCAR auction committee. She serves as secretary and board member for LeTip International. And she serves as secretary, treasurer and board member for the nonprofit homeowner’s association, the Fun River Improvement District.

“It’s a wonderful profession,” said Frischmuth, who was truly honored. “I really enjoy being able to work with first-time homebuyers.”

Frischmuth said her years of teaching middle school gave her patience plus gave her the ability to phrase things in various ways to make them more understandable.

“Every transaction is new and different,” she said. “It’s never boring,” she added.

She and her husband, Phil, moved to the area after he was hired at Evergreen International Aviation. She can be reached at 971-237-1800.