Susan came to Harcourts The Garner Group in 2014 with 12 years of experience in residential, rural and resort sales and brokerage management. She began her real estate sales career in Medford where she obtained her Oregon Broker’s license in 2002. Within three years she became licensed as a Principal Broker and managed brokerages in Central Point and Redmond, Oregon while building a solid sales record. She moved to Redmond in 2006.
Susan has earned the following professional designations through advanced training courses:
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), the highest credential awarded to residential sales agents, managers and brokers. Presented by the National Assn. of Realtors.
Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI). In-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards and the sales process. Awarded by National Assn. of Realtors.
Earth Advantage Broker. Training administered by Earth Advantage provides the knowledge and skills to communicate with clients about the value and benefits of green construction.
A native of California, Susan was active with horses and rodeo while in college and later started a nursing career. She moved to Oregon in 1990.
Susan and Alan Durkheimer married in 2011 and began practicing real estate as a team. Alan is a Portland native who held an Idaho real estate license before moving to Bend. He was a small business owner and land developer in the Ketchum-Sun Valley and Boise areas.
The Durkheimers live an active Bend lifestyle and are avid tennis players, golfers and skiers. Susan also has a love for the arts, pursued through art classes at Central Oregon Community College.
2762 Northwest Crossing Dr, Suite 100
Bend, OR 97703
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