Ron and Barbara Hartz, both graduates of Oregon State University and long time residents of Benton County, have been involved in the realty business since 1968. They opened their own office in 1985 to service Corvallis, Philomath, rural Benton County and its surrounding areas. Their name, LANDMARK REALTY, reflects the visual appeal of their log office building located 1/2 mile from the Corvallis city limits on Highway 20-34.
Ron is an invaluable resource with his background in land surveying, development, and a degree in business. Ron’s commitment as a professional and to his community is evident by his past membership or chairing of: Planning Commissions, City Council, and Realtor’s® Legislative & Land Use Committee. Ron has also been involved with the Benton Economic Committee, the Lions Club, Chamber of Commerce, and has served as a Director for the Corvallis Multiple Listing Exchange.
Barbara’s combined experience in business and teaching assist her in understanding the needs of families moving into the area. She is an active supporter of local youth activities and continues to be involved with many professional organizations.
Barbara is currently an active member of the Chamber of Commerce, is a Chamber Ambassador, a past Director and 2-term past Chamber President. She was a Corvallis Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Director, Treasurer, and Vice-Chairman of the MLS Board.
In 1993 Corvallis MLS merged with the Willamette Valley MLS. Barbara is currently a Director and past Vice-President and past President of this 5 county multiple listing service.
In addition, Barbara was a past President of the Corvallis Board of Realtors® and past Chairman of their Professional Standards & Arbitration Board. Barbara was also selected as Realtor® of the Year of the local Realtors® association for 1988 and 2007.
Together Ron and Barbara share a dedication to the real estate profession, which is shared by their quality sales team.
"We are successful because of you and we appreciate the confidence you have shown in us. All of us here at Landmark Realty promise to continue to provide the quality care you deserve." - Ron & Barbara