I just finished my 4th deal with Shelly (3 purchases, 1 sale). She came highly recommended by friends over 20 years ago, and it’s always been clear why: sharp as a tack, personable and collaborative – and fun! And at this point she’s also been doing it longer than most of the competition. My places have always been TICs (the recently sold unit was just converted to a condo) but I know she does the full spectrum. My latest deal was complicated, contingent on sale of my last place, and the path was full of twists and surprises. But Shelly seems to thrive on that stuff, and even if our next step wasn’t always clear, Shelly quickly laid out options and talked us through them. We always felt well advised, and not steered towards anything without first probing our reactions and opinions.
In between deals we’ve enjoyed staying in touch, and her regular newsletters and market analyses. I’m not sure how many more deals are in my future, but I know if we do this again, I’ll be calling Shelly!
She was an integral rep for us during the negotiating process.
In 2020 we decided to look for a 2nd home in San Francisco since our family lives full-time in the Bay area while we live in SoCal. The first SF realtor we reached out to never responded and the next realtor bombarded us with properties that were extremely unacceptable -major repairs needed, city restrictions, noisy...
Everyone should have the home-hunting experience that I had with Ann DeBellevue.
Everyone should have the home-hunting experience that I had with Ann DeBellevue. I am in my perfectly suited-for-me, haven of a home precisely because of the over-the-top, wholehearted service that she delivered. Anyone calling on Ann should consider themselves lucky to be on the right path to the home of their dreams.