Senior Loan Officer
Anne Viola-Krause grew up in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, dreaming of a life near the sea. That dream came true in 2005 when she moved to Portland. She enjoys escaping to the tranquility of the Oregon Coast but is always appreciative for the ability to get her snow fix up at Mt Hood as well. She values Portland’s unique sense of community with big city offerings.
Anne is passionate about sports, soccer in particular. She began playing soccer at age five and continues to play in women leagues around town. She appreciates that Portland is such a soccer city and is lucky enough to have a men’s and women’s pro team here. As fate would have it, soccer also brought Anne together with her wife in 2004, where they met at a tournament in Seattle.
When she is not playing soccer, most of her time is spent chasing her daughters around. As a family, they love exploring their Westmoreland/Sellwood neighborhood by foot/bike/scooter. Anne has served on non-profit boards and currently volunteers at her neighborhood elementary school. She is a long-time proud sponsor of Portland’s lesbian dragon boat team, the Amazon Dragons Paddling Club.
Anne vividly recalls purchasing her first home as a young adult, which inspired her initially to get into this profession back in 2005. She appreciates that the home buying process can be intimidating and complex and every home purchase is unique to each client. With a background in accounting and bookkeeping, Anne breaks down the numbers for you in a way you can easily understand. She is thorough, patient, diligent and highly committed to her clients. In fact, she is often told that she has a naturally calming demeanor, which is invaluable in keeping the process as positive and stress free as possible. Regardless if you are purchasing a home for the first (or fifth) time or refinancing, Anne will be by your side every step of the way!
NMLS ID: 222627
"I can't say enough about Anne Viola-Krause to do her and her work justice. I was certainly not an easy client given my situation, my financial naiveté, and my skepticism. From the beginning, Anne walked a careful and consistent line that demonstrated she was both a professional expert and a conscientious human being.
Her demeanor and her attention to detail enlisted my trust and confidence in our partnership."
- Ann M
"I completely trust Anne with all of my mortgage matters! She has now been my broker with two transactions- one new house purchase and one refinance- and she went above and beyond in helping me. She explains the process in an understandable way and is careful to discuss all options.
I feel confident she truly has my best interest at heart. She has shown me that multiple times. She is calm, kind, responsive, and professional. I even tracked her down after she moved! Anne is the best!"
- Kate B
"You not only covered all the bases to make the process smooth and easy, but also kept us calm and positive until the last “t” was crossed. Your explanations were always clear, information was timely, and we never had a doubt about the outcome.
In addition to your technical skills, you are also a delightful person with good humor, extraordinary patience, and a great personality. We give you an A++"
- Evelyn and John