John Wagner - Real Estate Broker

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eXp Realty in Washington State


About John

I help people buy Real Estate and create wealth.

About John Wagner:


Hi, I’m John Wagner.

I always love the “about me” page on websites like this because they’re written in the third person …even though they’re typically written by the owner of the site.

So... after John Wagner made several attempts to sound smarter than he really is by writing about himself in the third person, he quickly abandoned that approach and decided to write this page like it was a letter to a friend.

Which …in many ways, it is.

Anyway – what do you want to know?

I’m 56 years old. I live in Gig Harbor with my wife, Sophanna.
We live on a boat. Yep, on a boat in Gig Harbor - The endless summer? Maybe.

We also spend lots of time outdoors, hiking, fishing, and skiing at our cabin in Packwood, WA.

I’m guessing that’s not the kind of stuff you’re looking for.

You’re probably wondering,
Is This Guy Worth My Time And Attention?

For many readers, my answer is NO.

Here’s why:

I can not help you buy a home if you are casually just looking at homes and not willing to put in the effort and commitment that it takes to buy real estate.

For some reason, some people equate “buying and selling houses” to “get rich quick”.
I get it. That’s what attracted me to real estate in 1990. I thought it would be easy money.

Well, it wasn’t easy money.

I did buy a few houses, flipped a few, loaned my own money on a few, lost some money, and kept a few as rentals…but it took lots of work, frustration, and perseverance.

However, after years of investing, and managing properties, and 23 years in the mortgage business as an owner and broker, I’ve learned a few things about buying and selling real estate.

Look, is buying a home right now easy?



If you’re smart enough to attack the market as an educated consumer, and get out there and make a bid on a sweetheart deal, you’re gonna be the smartest guy or girl in the room. And everybody’s going to applaud you six months from now.

You’re Still Here? Good.

Every month I take a handful of people, just like you, and lead them through the home buying process from start to finish.

Here’s what you can expect from me if you sign up with my program.

Actionable strategies and tactics you can use right now, for free …which are usually followed by blatant sales pitches.

Can you believe I just told you flat out that you’re going to receive blatant sales pitches from me?

Well, why wouldn’t I tell you?

I mean c’mon – As a real estate agent, I make my money by getting you into a home. And only if I succeed in getting you into a home.

It’s how I get paid.

I want you to use me as your agent and I won’t be subtle about it.

However – it’s always preceded by really valuable strategies and a lifetime of knowledge and tactics that you can use immediately.

That’s free.

The idea is you’ll say, “Man, this free stuff really helped me. I think I’ll use this guy as my exclusive broker.”

Pretty simple, right?

I call it the old “Demonstrate You Can Help Them By Actually Helping Them” trick.

Works like a charm.

But you still might be wondering …

How Do I Know If Your Stuff Is Any Good?

Well, the smartest thing to do is to just get some of my free advice.

If you like it, and if you think that I know what I’m doing, then you’ll probably use me as your agent when you are ready to buy a house.

If you don’t like it, you won’t.

But I think I’m supposed to do the whole “self-aggrandizing biography” thing now so here goes:

Back in 1990, I bought a “how to get rich buying foreclosed properties course”.

The course was $275.

I must have read the sales letter for it 100 times before I bought it.

It was a good course, and somewhere there was one sentence that said something like, “It’s feasibly possible to make $100,000 by flipping a foreclosed home.

My 26 year old brain translated that to mean, “You’ll get rich really fast if you buy this course.

Anyway – it kind of worked. Kind of.

Did I make money?


Did people want to just hand over the equity in their home? NO!

Anyway – I quickly realized that people didn’t want to lose their home in foreclosure to the bank.

I started referring these homeowners to a local mortgage broker so they can refinance and save their home.

I was offered a job as a loan officer with the company and as it turns out, before long, I was the top producing LO in the company.

I was hooked on helping people that were losing their homes.

I sought out all books and tapes related to real estate.

I bought them, listened to them, and was blown away.

Then I bought old books about finance and read them. Then I bought books and courses on psychology and read them.

And after six years of trial and a lot of error, I finally started to achieve real success.

I managed several national mortgage company branches and owned my own mortgage company.

And that’s how I got my start into real estate.

Fast forward to today - I traded my mortgage license for a real estate license, Some stupid law says you can’t have both.

At this stage in my life, my passion is to help you get into a home and create wealth for you and your family.

Here’s What I Will Help You With, Specifically

1. I will show you a high-level overview of all the steps in the home buying process.

2. We’ll go over different financing programs and what will work best for you for your individual situation.

3. You'll learn what you need to do right now to be mortgage ready before you ever speak to a loan officer.

4. Learn about credit, the easy way to raise your credit scores, and where to go to fix problems.

5. You'll get access to my team: Title, Escrow, mortgage lenders, home inspectors? Whatever. I got it covered for you.

I know this business, and I’ve spent my life making real estate deals and now I want to help you.

Like I said, I take a handful of people each month and lead them through the home buying process. Do you want to be next?

Here’s My Sales Pitch To You:

Schedule your Initial Homebuyer Consultation with me. If you don't see value in joining my program, then we part ways and no obligation, and no worries.

I want to talk with you even if you are a year away from purchasing. It’s important to do this early.

Contact me in one of the following ways:

Phone/Text: 253-201-2110 or click here and schedule a phone appointment.

Pretty simple, right?

Thanks for reading this page and let’s make this happen!

John Wagner

Homebuyer Coach | EXP Realty, Washington

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Address: 2211 Elliott Ave Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98121
Cell: 253-200-9000
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