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What Is Different About Scott Roat Realty
What Is Different About Scott Roat Realty?

Real estate is a science. There are proven, successful strategies that real estate agents employ to make sure clients get the most from their resources. But brokering real estate is also an art. Prices and availability fluctuate constantly. Unique properties are particularly difficult to compare, especially when there aren’t cookie-cutter subdivisions filled with eight models […]

Why Work With A Small Real Estate Agency
Why Work With a Small Real Estate Agency?

Scott Roat Realty is an independent, locally-owned real estate agency, giving you valuable advantages over working with big box realtors. Scott has built robust connections living for decades in Mendocino. He bought his first property here in 1999, built his own home, and served for over a decade as a firefighter in the community. His […]

Buying and Selling Your Dream Mendocino Property Safely

Redwood forests. The Pacific ocean. Big River. Mendocino is romantic, rugged, and wild. It’s no wonder folks flock here from all over the world. Yet even a quaint, quiet ocean-side town perched at the edge of a continent is not safe from COVID-19, the virus that is reshaping how we interact at the most basic […]

Mendocino—one of the Very Best Small Coastal Towns in the Nation

Being in the top ten is great, right? How about being in the top six? In the nation? A recent article in  Far and Wide ranked Mendocino as the sixth-best small town in America.  “Close to several state parks situated along the California coast, Mendocino’s natural beauty is second to none. The town center, meanwhile, is brimming […]

Why To Use Local Brokers

The Advantages of Going Local with a Real Estate Broker Finding exactly the right piece of real estate, especially in Mendocino with so many uniquely surprising and inspiring homes and properties, is as much art as science. Big corporate real estate firms may have recognizable names and logos, but local brokers have insider knowledge, deep […]