Agents

Owners: Larry & Debi Downs

Larry and Debi Downs were married in 1988. They are the proud parents to 4 great kids. Larry spends his free time snowmobiling, hunting and working on his never ending classic car restorations. Larry began working in the family business at a very young age. In 1981 he attended Western School of Auctioneering in Billings,MT.  Larry received his Idaho Real Estate License in 1998 and in 1999 was the Idaho State Champion Auctioneer. Larry and Debi purchased the business from his parents in 2001 and in 2009 expanded the company to include Downs Realty LLC.  Debi has worked as the bookkeeper for the auction company since 2009 and received her Idaho Real Estate License in 2011.  In 2013, Downs Realty opened up a new branch office in Eagle, ID. 

 

Chet Pipkin

Chet Pipkin is the broker for Downs Realty LLC and has over 39 years experience in the Real Estate industry.  As well as being a real estate broker, Chet also flew for the Idaho Air National guard for 21 years and recently retired as a Boeing 737 Captain for American Airlines after 25 years. Chet is a graduate of Boise State University with a degree in Aviation Management and holds real estate designations of GRI, Certified Commercial Advisor, and Certified Foreclosure Analyst.  He has dealt in residential & commercial real estate, property management, development, and construction.  Chet resides in Boise with his wife of 39 years and they have two children, a son living in Boise and a daughter in North Carolina. 

 

Darrell & Laurie Burchfield

Darrell and Laurie have a total of 37 years of real estate experience here in the Treasure Valley.  Darrell is a Boise native and a graduate from the Univ. of Idaho, where he played football for the Vandals from 1969-1972. Laurie is a transplant who grew up in the “horse country” of Virginia and attended the Univ. of Vermont. They have been married for 36 years with 4 grown children and 8 grandchildren.  In the past 10 years they have sold over 260 million dollars in residential real estate, one transaction at a time.  They have a love for people and marketing homes, which has consistently placed them in the top tier of local agents for the past 24 yrs. in the Eagle-Meridian-Boise area.  Their hobbies include Alpine and Nordic skiing and metallic silhouette shooting.  They are also involved in their community as board members of Focus on the Family’s Idaho affiliate and Cornerstone Family Council Inc.

 

Jere Webb

Jere grew up in Texas and graduated from Union College in Nebraska in 1967 with majors in business and religion. After two years at the seminary he spent the next 26 years pastoring at churches in Texas, Tennesse and California. In 1995 Jere married Phyllis Sorenson and they moved to Idaho in 1996. Jere and Phyllis have 4 children and 7 Grandchildren.  Jere has been selling residential real estate since 1999 and has completed over 550 transactions for his clients.  He also teaches "Real Estate Statistics" classes to Realtors and has a monthly publication called "Webb Charts" that is sold on a subscription basis.  His office is located in downtown Eagle.  Jere and his wife Phyllis live in Eagle as well.

 

Dustin Downs

Dustin is Larry & Debi's oldest child. He graduated from the Golf Academy of America in 2010 and received his Idaho Real Estate License in 2011. He currently assists with Real Estate and Estate Auctions. Dustin is an avid snowmobiler, and loves to golf, hunt, and camp.

 

Summer Downs

Summer is Larry and Debi's second oldest child. After pursuing collegiate athletics, Summer came home to work for the family business.  She decided to follow in her parent's footsteps and received her Real Estate license in 2013.  When she isn't hard at work, she can be found either on the golf course or at the beach in McCall.

 

Sandra Whittaker

Sandra and her husband, Bob of 50 years have been residents of Eagle, Idaho for over 10 years.  Although, Sandra is a relatively new agent in the Treasure Valley, she brings with her 8 ½ years as a residential specialist in the Hood River, Oregon Area.   She is a graduate of Immaculate College in Los Angeles, California with a degree in Education.  The past 3 years she has been a substitute teacher in The Meridian School District.  She enjoys traveling, reading, puzzles and volunteering for church activities, especially the St. Vincent De Paul Food Bank.

 

Sandra Majors

Sandra and her husband Jeff are long time Boise residents and have 4 lovely daughters.  She has been licensed since 2004 and recently received her CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert) in 2013. Sandra enjoys outdoor activities such as golf and boating.

 

Brendan Scott

Brendan is a 6th generation rancher from Vale Oregon. He is a professional auctioneer and sells an average of three sales per week. Brendan's top priority is his clients and his family.

 

Tyler Buzzell

Tyler’s professional journey began at Boise State, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Finance in 2010. After graduating Tyler and his brother started a contracting business, where they focused on residential and commercial remodels in the Treasure Valley. He obtained his real estate license in 2014.  With a keen eye for quality and, precision, Tyler has a “client-first” mentality. His core values include honesty, integrity, dependability, and trustworthiness. He approaches work and life with ethical responsibility, leaving no room for cutting corners. Tyler enjoys being involved in organized sports, and most importantly time with family. Ultimately he believes success is measured by the quality of the relationships built along the way.

 

Erin Koetsier

Erin was born and raised in California. She graduated as the valedictorian of her class and shortly after that married her high school sweetheart. Erin then went on to obtain her Associate of Arts degree from the College of the Sequoias before deciding to retire from banking to stay home to raise and home educate their three daughters, ages 16, 14, and 11. She and her family love to travel and that is what brought them to the Treasure Valley. In 2015, they officially became Idahoans. Erin has always had a love of real estate, and in 2016, she was finally able to fulfill her longtime dream of becoming a licensed realtor. She comes to the real estate business with years of personal experience buying and selling homes along with property management. When Erin is not working with clients, she is active in her church and community. She also enjoys traveling, sewing, and spending time with her family.

 

Tim Scheffler

Tim was born and raised in Henderson, Nevada and has been buying, selling and investing in real estate for over 20 years. He and his wife, Sandy, moved to Eagle, Idaho with their two daughters in 2011. In addition to homeschooling their daughters, they enjoy spending time outdoors and hunting as a family.

 

 

  Brent Hadley

 

Jim Thorpe

I personally own and manage over one hundred twenty residential and commercial rental units across three states.Let my understanding of the rental market work for you.Allow my team to help you build a quality portfolio of properties that will meet your investment goals.I can guide you in managing your own properties, provide you with great contacts, and will be available to answer any questions you may have.

 

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Downs Realty
Eagle , Idaho , 83616
208-939-9456

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