Founder Bio

Julie J


As a native Angeleno and green home specialist, Julie brings nearly 20 years of both commercial and residential real estate experience to Terra Seco Gardens. Julie has extensive business experience and comfort working with property owners, sellers, buyers, and managers on property aspects as varied as design, construction, inspections, and financial performance.

Julie holds a BA from UC Berkeley, and an MBA from USC.  She is also deeply passionate about sustainable properties within the framework of urban sustainability as a LEED Green Associate who Chairs the San Fernando Valley Branch of the US Green Building Counsel (USGBC-LA Chapter) and “Partners in Sustainability” at the Southland Association of Realtors, has taught & blogged about green home classes nationally, and loves networking with other green professionals.  She recently completed G3s Watershed Wise 2 Day Training and is a Certified Watershed Wise Professional.   Julie has retrofitted her own home to be Green Point Rated certified, and has installed her own drought tolerant garden using LADWP rebate programs.

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