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James M. Worl Investment Real Estate

Principal Broker in Oregon and Designated Broker in Washington


2007 to Present : 

James M Worl Investment Real Estate LLC

Provides acquisition and disposition services to investors in real estate. Scope of property activity is diverse as Mr. Worl has "flipped" properties, developed land from it's fully forested status to complex housing developments. He has also conducted several IRC 1031 tax-deferred 3 way exchanges in assisting others improve their wealth position. Mr Worl is involved in assisting landowners move their equity from the land asset class to an income producing asset class via the IRC 1031 rules and regulations. Mr. Worl sold his timberlands in the mid 90's via a 1031 tax-deferred 3 way exchange and currently owns and manages multi-family and single family income producing rental properties in Cowlitz County, Washington. His experience of owning and operating multi-family income producing properties is valuable to other investors when they are deciding to invest in small or large income producing properties. His love and passion for forestland will continue to keep him in the woods looking for quality timber deals.



1987 to 2007 TIMBERNET, INC. 

(Founder of TimberNet in 1987)  Sold all interest in TimberNet and affiliated companies—MacGregor Land Company and Rural Property Investments, Ltd. in 2007


Activities for these entities included buying and selling timber, timberland and other rural property with various attributes.  TimberNet and MacGregor Land Company targeted property acquisitions that were not just pure timber harvesting opportunities but also property with higher and better use potential.  Properties that were acquired, developed and/or brokered have ranged from 5 acre lots up to several thousand acres in size.  In addition, targeted property had improvements such as homes which were remodeled and then re-sold to the retail home buying market.  Land developments and sales occurred in numerous cities and counties throughout Oregon and Washington



1986:       Investment Manager and Timberlands Manager

                Agribusiness Department in the Trust Division


Managed trusts and estates containing timber and timberlands. Involved in timber harvesting, land development and marketing of real estate assets to meet the objective of each trust.



to 1980           Forest Technician I and II

                        Colville and Newport, WA

Timber management responsibilities as part of a 3 person team on approximately 30,000 acres of state trust lands. Responsible for Lookout management and fire crews.           



          B.S. Forest Management & Silviculture, 1982

          University of Washington College of Forestry

          Associates in Technical Arts in Forestry

          Everett Community College, 1974

Licenses:  Oregon Real Estate Broker, Washington Real Estate Broker, Certified Renovator

Hobbies: Snow skiing, cycling, boating and playing music with friends

Contact:,, 360-751-1440