Better Properties Longview: For Better Living

We offer full realtor services for a total of 3% fee. Thats 1.5% to Better Properties Longview, and 1.5% to the selling realtor. You can earn the selling realtor commission of 1.5% by finding the buyer on your own. There is no long term commitment; you can cancel your listing contract with us at any time. We pay buyers $500 from our commission to buy a listed home through Better Properties Longview. We list your home in both local MLSs, and on 140 websites.

We are a full-service real estate agency in Cowlitz County. Our experienced and licensed brokers specialize in the purchase, and sale of residential property, striving to satisfy all of your realty needs in a timely and flexible manner. We guarantee dedicated service and personal attention to your requests, from the first contact to the signing of your purchase agreement and beyond.


We offer the lowest cost real estate service in the area by providing most of the real estate commissions to our agents, and allowing them to negotiate the lowest cost services to you, the customer. Buyers are given  $500 back at closing from the agent's commission after buying a listed home(vacant land not included). Sellers are provided a full service listing at a listing fee as low as 3 percent of the sale price. Call us today to discuss our services.


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Featured Listings:

We want to help you find the property you've been looking for, and offer a comprehensive listing of real estate for sale in the Cowlitz County area.


Here are some great properties we feel you should know about:

 Columbia River View Home!

Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with outstanding views of the Columbia River. Columbia River beach access easement comes with this home. Home also has a 36' X 48' 3 bay shop/garage. Detached shop garage has 4 inch thick concrete floor, and high roll up garage doors. Home is equipped with a heat pump, and a free standing wood stove. The wood stove heats the entire home in the winter. Gorgeous views of the Columbia river are available from the master bedroom, kitchen, living room, and deck.

MLS# 1286114 $529000

Longview Home!

Great 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home priced below tax assessed value with an additional 1600 sq ft outbuilding that can be used for a separate hobby/exercise area, or as a detached storage/shop/garage. Over 1 acre lot in a central Longview location with fruit trees, and Koi pond. Covered walkway leads from garage to front door. Home has an oriental style throughout. Schedule a showing today.

MLS# 1426861 $429000!


Very nice 3 bedroom, 1 and 3/4 bath home with a fireplace, family room, and 3 car garage in a west Longview development of similar homes. Backyard is fenced, and front entry sidewalk is gated. A new heat pump has been recently installed. Fireplace and heat pump provide year round comfort. See this home today.

MLS# 1461085 $289000!


Large 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom home with outbuildings. Boiler in shop for heated workspace, partial green house with 3 bay garage doors, detached single garage in addition to attached 2 car garage. This home has a new forced air furnace with heat pump, new septic system, new electrical panel, and new well pump with new controls. Home has been remodeled with new flooring, new plumbing, new electric circuits, new fixtures, and new counters/cabinets. Outbuildings can be used for boat/vehicle storage.

MLS#1368466 $299000


Beautifully remodeled 2 bedroom home with two 3/4 baths, and an attic bonus room that could be a 3rd bedroom if the window is changed out for an escape route. Lovely laminate floors in the remodeled kitchen, and a propane fireplace in the living room. There is a storage shed in the back yard next to the 2 car garage. Home includes a pleasant fish pond with bridge in the front yard, and a 5 year old roof. See this move in ready home today.

MLS#1310442 $146900


Remodeled 2 bedroom, 2 bath home with a partially finished 850 sf dry basement that is currently used as a 3rd bedroom, rec room, and bonus room. There is a large parking pad next to the driveway that can be used for RV parking. The lovely front yard is fenced, and has a shade tree. This home has a heat pump, and fireplace for year round comfort. The spacious master bedroom has a master bath. The dry basement has a separate entrance. There are fruit trees, and a magnolia tree in the front yard.

MLS# 1300371  $209000         


Lovely move in ready home in the over 55 community of Ryderwood. Home has two bedrooms, two baths, family room, and office that can be used as a bedroom. There is a 2 car garage in the front, and a large garage shop in the back that can store an RV. Home is located across the street from the Ryderwood community center that is shared by all residents. Ryderwood also has a park, lake, and hiking trails in addition to a café, and library.

MLS#1285293 $289000

Lovely custom home built in 2003 with 3900 sf, 4 beds,3 ¾ baths in a gated community. Admire the sweeping views overlooking the City of Castle Rock, the Cowlitz River and the surrounding hills.