Our Agents

David Lythgoe, Principal Broker

I was born in Portland, Oregon and have lived on “The Mountain” ever since. I graduated from the University of Oregon in 1970 and immediately began my career in real estate. I’m married to Regina and have three grown children. We enjoy golfing, skiing, hiking, beach combing, fishing, mushrooming, and gardening. After more than 40 years in the business, I still welcome the opportunity to find the perfect home or cabin for my clients.

My direct phone is 503-622-3141 ext.22.
My cell number is 503-701-2819.
You can email me at meritprop@msn.com.

Liz Warren, Broker

I have marketed and sold properties on Mt. Hood for over 24 years. Through education and experience I strive to provide clients the best service available. I enjoy meeting people who move to this area. I often find we share values and philosophies demonstrated by a desire to live and recreate in this environment. I earned my BA at Lewis and Clark College in Portland and then moved to Mt. Hood 28 years ago. I have a passion for all sports, especially skiing and golf. My husband, Jeff and I have two active daughters who love school and sports. The mountain is a great place to live and recreate.

My direct phone is 503-622-3141 ext.23.
My cell number is 503-705-3090
You can email me at Liz@MtHoodAreaRealEstate.com



Blythe Underwood-Creek, Broker

I grew up in Woodside, California and moved to Oregon in 1969. I met my husband Garry after moving to the mountain where we have raised our two sons. I enjoy winter sports with my boys. I graduated from Portland State University majoring in Geography and enjoy sharing information about our local environment with clients. I’m also a member of the recently formed Hoodland Emergency Action Response Team-HEART. Remember I Happily help my clients find the perfect home or cabin Under the Wood or by the Creek.

My direct phone is 503-622-3141 ext.25
My cell number is 503-706-7101
You can email me at blythe@blythecreek.com
Regina Lythgoe, Broker

Born in Enid Oklahoma. Raised in Southern California. Oregon resident since 1974. Worked, and traveled before living on the mountain since 1980. Married with two sons who attended Mt. Hood Pre School, Welches School, Sandy High School, and Portland State University. I still love to travel, play golf, take care of my home and acre of gardens, with my husband, Dave, and yellow lab Farley, in Welches. I always enjoy meeting new people, making new friends who I meet in real estate. I love living and working on the mountain and all the details of selling real estate. See www.MtHoodRealEstate.com

My direct phone is 503-622-3141 ext.35
You can email me at rmlythgoe@msn.com
Cindy Nerison, Principal Broker

I was born in Portland, OR and have lived in Sandy and the mountain area for over 30 years. I have a true passion for the mountain area! My motto is “If you’re lucky enough to live at the mountain, then you’re lucky enough!” I chose Merit Properties to pursue my full-time real estate career because this is a company that prides themselves in supporting the community, their clients and their agents. The most gratifying gift I can get is for a client to refer me to their family, friends or neighbors, for this is a direct reflection of my quality of service and commitment to my client. When you make the very important decision to buy or sell your home, I am committed in going the extra-mile to ensure that all of your needs are met in a honest and professional manner. I am a Certified Negotiation Expert I have a great team of support behind me and I am glad to be apart of it. I am looking forward to hopefully serve you!

My direct phone is 503-622-3141 ext.32.
My cell number is 503-997-2463.
You can email me at Cindy@meritproperties.com.
Marti Bowne, Broker

Hello, I’m Marti Bowne, and I’ll work hard as your Real Estate Broker. I was born and raised in Portland, moving between Portland and the mountain. Each area carries unique and desirable characteristics and are very familiar to me. I attended Portland State University, have worked as a computer specialist at a large medical center, a business-owner in Clackamas, selling electronic systems to commercial businesses, and a real estate broker in the Portland Metro and Mt Hood areas. Each has given me the opportunity to know customer service and follow-through as the key ingredients in any successful transaction. In July, 2011, I earned my Real Estate license; 2014, I my Seniors Real Estate Specialist designation, and 2016, my Seller Representative Specialist designation both from the National Association of Realtors, designations of which I am extremely proud. I strive to provide the best real estate services for my clients, not only through continuing education, but the age-old adage of listening to my clients. My personal time is divided between my love of golf, my family, and volunteer work in my community.

My direct phone is 503-622-3141 x.29.
My cell number is 503-516-4494.
You can email me at marti@martibowne.com


Maureen Delaney, Broker

Born in Ontario, Canada. I have lived in many places in my sojourn after moving to the USA years ago. I love living on the Mountain! It’s filled with Beauty. I’m happy to help people in their transitions whether buying or selling. A proud mother of four grown children. I love playing my violin and doing art works. Laughter is my favorite hobby.

My direct phone is 503-622-3141 ext.27
My cell number is 805-256-5444
You can email me at maureendelaney75@gmail.com

Kim Thayer, Broker

I bring a background of valuation and market analysis to my real estate business as I have been a licensed Certified Residential Appraiser in the Portland area since 1999. I have worked in not only Multnomah County but Washington, Clackamas and Yamhill Counties. My real estate business is based on referrals. I strive to help each and every person I come into contact with reach or realize their real estate goals. Whether it be helping them buy their first home, buy or sell their first investment property or transitioning into retirement living, I am a consultant every step of the way. With my SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) designation. I have focused a lot of my energy on helping people in a transitional stage of life. I also am an Earth Advantage Broker which has given me an education and awareness on environmentally friendly building practices.

My cell number is: 503-348-8841     
Email me at:kimmthayer@gmail.com