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2021 UW George Rolfe Awardee

With outstanding academic achievement, exemplary teamwork, and leadership in student activities, Jeff McCann, a University of Washington graduate of 2021 Master of Science in Real Estate, receives this year’s George Rolfe Award. Jeff is a lifelong husky, earning three degrees at the UW. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree of…Read More

JohnS Realty 2020 Top Sales Broker

To be distinguished by one’s peers is an exceptional honor and I am so thankful to my JohnS family for this recognition. I appreciate the recognition of my dedication to my clients and all of your continued support of me.…Read More

8 Things Every Seller Should Consider Before Listing Their Vacant Land

There is a phrase that is commonly repeated in many vacant land listings that states ‘Buyer to verify’.  Upon reading this, the Buyer always wonders if this is because the Seller really doesn’t know about their land or whether they might be trying to hide something?  This highlights that…Read More

University of Washington George Rolfe Recipient

Leonardo da Vinci once said that “learning never exhausts the mind”. No matter what phase of life you are in now, you should never stop acquiring knowledge. Always look forward to every opportunity to become successful in what you are doing passionately. Thank you to the University of Washington for…Read More

My Guesting at Russ McClellan’s Home Sweet Home Radio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1ofuE5xw4U Happy to join Home Sweet Home’s 80th episode.. As stated by Russ, “Calling in from the other side of the mountain, Jeff McCann, a professional instructor at the University of Washington and a highly skilled real estate development consultant joined Russ on this episode to talk about his…Read More

Tops Sales Award x 3

I have been privileged to be the recipient ofboth the Top Sales and Top Listing Broker in my office for three consecutive years.  These awards resulted from extensive hours of dedicated work on behalf of my clients and the support of a top-notch team who worked along my…Read More

Helping buyers understand and successfully purchase vacant land

Purchasing land is inherently more challenging than buying an improved property with a home on it.  With an existing home, the broker is working with the client to obtain a good home and a fair value.  The designation of a “good home” relies a lot on the home inspector…Read More

SweatWorking at the Urban Land Institutes (ULI) Fall Meeting

The ULI conference offered plenty of organized opportunities to network with other industry professionals, but one of the best was the SweatWorking event. SweatWorking is business networking while exercising (breaking a sweat). This event came in the form of a 6:30 am 3-mile run around the National Mall. It…Read More

UW’s Gregg Colburn discusses “from congregate shelters to hotel rooms” during the COVID crisis.

Beginning in March 2020, King County took the unprecedented step of moving over 800 people out of congregate shelters and placing them in hotel and motel rooms. Early anecdotal evidence suggests that this “unplanned experiment” has produced very positive results that offers hope, not only for public health, but…Read More

Interview with UW Real Estate Club board members about 2020 plans.

The Real Estate Club at the University of Washington provides opportunities for networking, career development, and property tours for students who have an interest in real estate.  Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the real estate industry, the membership is comprised of students from the: College of Built Environments, Foster School…Read More

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What our clients have to say

“Jeff was very professional and responsive in securing the property purchase that we pursued. He was very helpful in purchasing the property below the asking price and extending the feasibility time on two occasions while surveys and perk tests were being performed. Also, he negotiated with the seller to pay half the aforementioned services. We would highly recommend Jeff McCann to family, friends, and anyone seeking a highly qualified professional in the real estate field. Jeff has a standing invitation once the new house has been completed and we’re ready to entertain.”

Rolan J.

Vacant Land Buyer

Puyallup