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Welcome to your home in the Gorge! Your Copper West broker will do everything they can to help make the transition of moving as smooth as possible. Here we have compiled a short list of links for a few of the things you might want to research in planning your move. If you have any questions at all about our communities, needs during the moving process, or resources for settling in, don’t hesitate to contact us. If you or your business offers one of these services and would like to be included on this list, please email us.


Need to cancel or set up your utilities? See our Utilities Page.


Gorge Net Classifieds (See Rentals Section)
Cherry City Properties
Hood River News Classifieds (Search Rentals Online)
Craigslist Gorge Area For Rent


Americana Home Inspections (Mark and Celeste Scott)
B&B Home Inspections, Alan Bennett 541-490-0277
Cascadian Home Inspections (Max Keyser)
Columbia Gorge Inspections LLC (Shawn Johnson)
Dunn Inspections (Rachael Dunn)
Andy Harmon Home Inspections 907-252-3930
Gorge Quality Home Inspections (Greg Felton)
High Prairie Home Inspections (Spencer Sieler, CPI)
Mosaic Home Inspections (Kirt Davis)
Mountain & Valley Home Inspection (Jesse Rundell)
Summit Home Inspection, LLC (Dave Smith)



Caliber Home Loans: Molly Searcy • Christine Baratoff
Directors Mortgage: Jeff Sacre • Steve Wolf
Fairway Mortgage: Noel Smith
Guild Mortgage: Michael Leash
Hood River Mortgage Group: Ron KuraharaRachel HermanMike Ellsworth • Lorena Salgado
Loan Depot: Brad FinsonMaren Morrison
Mann Mortgage: Bernie DittenhoferDan VanHooseMelissa Buehler


Amerititle (offices in Hood River, The Dalles and White Salmon)
Columbia Gorge Title (offices in Hood River, Stevenson and The Dalles)
Wasco Title (office in The Dalles)


Nothing is more valuable when you are settling in to a new home than finding the right contractor, electrician, painter, plumber, landscaper, etc… We have a great network of talented and reliable tradespeople in the Gorge. Stop by our offices for a more complete list or give us a call for a referral.

Electricians: Gorge Electric
Plumbing Services: Chinook Plumbing
Carpentry and Repair Work:

Painting Services:

Business Facing & Exterior Maintenance:

Tree Trimming and/or Landscaping:

Septic Tank Pumping:

Oil Tank Remediation: Three Kings

Pest Control: Gorge Pest Control

Water Damage Restoration: ServPro

Housecleaning Services:

Mold Remediation:

Window Cleaning:


Getting the kids settled in is super important for any successful move. We are fortunate to have good schools in the area, as well as a strong homeschooling community. Whether you have little ones, or teenagers, these contact numbers should help. If you are looking to have your kids enrolled in a specific school district, be sure to talk with your realtor about school boundaries as they do sometimes change.

Hood River County School District
Hood River Community Education
Columbia Gorge Community College
North Wasco County School District
Klickitat County School District
Skamania County School District
GreatSchools – Public and Private School Ratings, Reviews and More


If you have little ones, rest assured – there are great pre-schools, daycare providers and babysitters in the area. Ask your broker for suggestions and current options.

HOSPITALS, Medical Care and Health Resources

The Columbia Gorge is home to some great medical services and wonderful doctors.
Skyline Hospital
Mid Columbia Medical Center
Providence Hood River Hospital
Mid Columbia Center for Living
One Community Health


Hood River Chamber of Commerce
The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce
Columbia River Gorge Visitors Association
Mt. Adams Chamber of Commerce


City of Hood River
City of Cascade Locks
City of The Dalles
Hood River County
Hood River Parks and Recreation
Port of Hood River
Port of Cascade Locks
Port of the Dalles