John Walsh’s real estate career began in 2003 with John L. Scott. Before working in real estate, he worked in sales and marketing, starting in California and then later working in Washington and Oregon. He has lived in the Beaverton area since 1992. John works out of John L. Scott’s office in the Sunset Corridor Office of Beaverton, Oregon.
John was attracted to real estate because he wanted to develop a better way to help others find their dream home. His favorite thing about the industry is the satisfaction he gets when he is able to assist his clients in finding a better place than where they were before. John’s range of clients is broad, and includes people who fit move-up, downsizing, luxury, first-time and investor profiles. Similarly, John helps clients sell and buy all sorts of properties, including residential, condos, townhouses, investment properties and new construction.
Serving as a thoughtful listener and skilled advocate are two of John’s top priorities when it comes to client service. When clients need guidance, John plays the role of advisor, and can seamlessly switch to the role of negotiator to ensure clients’ needs are met. These skills, combined with an extensive knowledge of the market and drive to stay up-to-date, makes many clients turn to John for their real estate needs time after time. In addition to assisting his clients, John is also an active Mentor to newer brokers to John L. Scott.
John supports various youth sports programs and other extracurricular activities for local students. In the past, he has coached & provided other team support, and has spearheaded fundraising projects. He also volunteers time with the Oregon Food Bank and Ronald McDonald House. When he’s not volunteering or working with his clients, John can be found snow skiing, traveling, gardening and doing general around-the-house tinkering. He also enjoys warming up with a good scotch or Irish whiskey every now and then!
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The Five Star Professional research team contacted thousands of recent homebuyers, consumers and industry leaders to identify Portland-area real estate agents who stand out in their industry and community.
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