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Real Estate Agent - John L. Scott Real Estate
I am an EcoBroker® and an EarthAdvantage S.T.A.R. Sustainably Trained Real Estate Professional. I have participated on a local USGBC LEED board also on the Green Building Council for the HBA (Home Builders Association) Also a volunteer on the local MLS Advisory Board. Besides helping home owners or property investors I am interested in nitch marketing and I have found my nitch in Green, energy efficient, high performance homes. I like how the industry of real estate in progressing and what it takes to be successful.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
like meeting them face to face. With all of the Internet, advertising of all kinds and phone calls it is clear to me that a good old fashioned hand shake and a "how do- you- do" goes further in finding listings or Buyers in our high tech, low touch world. It is just to easy for folks to say no, b...
02/08/2008
of Southern Oregon. From Grants Pass To Ashland there is  much  happening. Not bad for February! The agents in my office are all getting busier. I am encouraged by the number of calls from signs and even my web site! I get the impression that other areas of the country are experiencing some "awak...
02/06/2008
lately open houses have largely been a waste of time and I have had success with silent bid auctions. For $12.00. I received 15 phone calls and 10 people showed up this last rainy, snowy Saturday. The $12.00 was for the Auction sign. I spent no money for advertising. My personal email list and Cr...
02/04/2008
What Does Green Mean?It is said there is nobody converted like the newly converted and that would describe me. In my recent certification as an EcoBroker and Earth Advantage STAR I have learned a tremendous amount about the changes in how we use our resources to improve our lives. The awareness i...
02/02/2008
Why Move To Southern Oregon?OR listen on 1-800-770-6298 X 4123 24 hr recorded messageThe other day I was talking with a Real Estate agent in Southern California looking to do some  networking for people that want to sell their property and  move to Oregon.  I was incredibly surprised at his respo...
02/02/2008
Strike While the Iron is Hot!February 1st, 2008If there ever was a time for someone to get your attention it would be now. You have been watching the real estate market and wondering, "when is the right time to buy? Have prices reached the bottom yet? Can the interest rates get any lower?"   It i...
01/30/2008
What will you do Different? Well let's see. Along with record weather we have record interest rate cuts. Defaults, short sales and foreclosures are on the rise. Home prices have dropped from their lofty and wishful altitudes. In some parts of the country banks are unloading properties en masse. I...
01/30/2008
Recently I was talking with a Real Estate agent in Southern California looking to do some  networking for people that want to sell their property and  move to Oregon.  I was incredibly surprised at his response when he questioned what we really had to offer to anyone thinking about moving somepla...
01/29/2008
With the tremendous emerging "Green & "Sustainable" new home construction market I think it would be a big mistake to build a conventional "to code" house in todays alerted world. Our area has reached a tipping point in this lull of new home construction. I think it is an advantage for Builders t...
01/29/2008
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Don McCoy

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I am your advisory source for Energy Efficent, Healthy, High Performance Homes or Green Built Homes in Southern Oregon and Jackson County. Why live in Southern Oregon?