Windermere/Central Oregon Real Estate is a part of Windermere Real Estate, which was founded by John Jacobi in 1972. It is one of the largest independent real estate companies in the West with more than 330 offices and over 8,200 associates who serve several communities in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming and Washington. The company offers mortgage assistance and a variety of relocation services, such as home marketing assistance, temporary housing, partner career counseling, cost of living analysis, policy consulting, expense tracking, and group and household goods move management. Windermere Real Estate deals in the buying and selling of single-family and multifamily homes, condominiums, land, new constructions and commercial properties. It runs the Premier Properties program, which provides agents with special tools to market luxury homes and estates. Additionally, Windermere Real Estate offers prelicensing and continuing education courses for its agents. Through the Windermere Foundation, the company provides housing and other support services for homeless and low-income families. Windermere/Central Oregon Real Estate is located in Redmond, Ore.