Shelly - Sacramento Gay Realtor, CA

Auburn, Bodega Bay, Davis, El Dorado Hills, Folsom, Gualala, Manchester, Mendocino, Philo, Roseville, Sacramento
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I began in local real estate back in the mid-1980's as a Property Manager. In 1995, I branched out into real estate escrows and I then received my sales license in 1997, and sold 20 homes in my first year (a 'down' market at that time). Obviously, real estate is a VERY GOOD match for me.

I've never been a "sales person" in the true sense of the word. I feel that homes sell themselves. However, what I provide is Service, Knowledge & 100% Customer Satisfaction. And I answer my phone....this is a big deal in real estate, as many of you are aware.

Full Service with a SMILE ~ Please reach me anytime via the "Contact Shelly" button!

Professional/Personal Distinctions

I am an Outstanding Life Member of the Sacramento Assn of Realtors "Master's Club", which is an elite group of which only 10% of local Realtors are accepted into per year.

As of 2011, I was named one of the "Top 100" performing Realtors within the Sacramento/Tahoe region of my brokerage. In addition, I frequently counsel Investor Sellers on how to rehab/flip their properties in order to maximize their dollars at the sale closing. I have a team of loan officers, title officers, processors, inspectors and contractors who ALL assist my clients and myself in ensuring a smooth transaction.


Relocation Assistance, Residential Real Estate (Resale and New Construction); single family/townhomes/condos/lofts/land, Property Management, Investment Property Rehab

I was completely satisfied with the level of professionalism Shelly provided. The process was seamless from my end. Shelly was fabulous!

- Adam C.

Shelly is a highly experienced, knowledgeable, and dedicated realtor. She took much time to guide me through a complicated house search in a limited period of time. The outcome was a successful purchase at the right price and within my precise time-frame. Shelly has many strengths as a real estate professional, among which are her engaging personality, her quick comprehension of client needs, her responsiveness to communications, her ability to navigate complex transaction situations, and her unfailing kindness and consideration. Especially refreshing was Shelly's loyalty and conscientiousness. I could depend on her to realistically evaluate a property we were touring, and to always represent my interests as a client and a buyer. I found such honesty and wisdom invaluable and felt comfortable placing trust in Shelly from the start. An unreserved and enthusiastic recommendation!

- Gary Lomax

From the moment that we met Shelly we knew we wanted her to represent us as our realtor in purchasing a new home. She immediately exhibited a great mixture of professionalism and personality.From day one all the way through closing, Shelly patiently answered every question we asked. There was great communication from the start. She listened to and understood our requests as to what we needed and wanted in our new home. Once she had helped guide us in finding the house that best fit our needs; she patiently walked us through every step of the process until keys were in hand! It was very refreshing to find an honest person that could highlight various aspects of each property we requested to view. Shelly pointed out what she thought would work for us and what might not; she allowed us to take our time and we appreciated her no pressure approach. Sometimes it seemed as though Shelly remembered what we were looking for more than we did.We would highly recommend Shelly Long!

- Cynthia C

Shelly was great through this entire process. Although we found our home very early in the search process, Shelly made herself available and was extremely prompt throughout the process. Especially at a very difficult time for her personally, she still made herself every bit available as she had been. We really appreciated this in particular, especially near the end, at closing and at a very stressful time.

- Todd Smith

When I was finally ready to buy my first house in 2013 I knew I was going to need a Realtor that I could trust. I needed someone with integrity, patience, knowledge and someone that would help guide me in making decisions that were always in my best interest. Shelly was all of these things for me and more. There were limited houses on the market that fit my criteria and after losing 4 houses to cash buyers I entertained settling for less just to get into a house. Shelly knew I would regret that compromise and worked with me non-stop until we found the perfect house. In September of 2013 I closed on my house and couldn't be happier. Shelly's professionalism, experience and familiarity with the Sacramento area make her a Realtor that I would highly recommend to anyone!

- Jana T.

I’m a first time Buyer in the Sacramento area and my partner was a Realtor in Texas (who recently relocated to the Sacramento area). We found Shelly online and decided to work with her due to experience, knowledge and personality. We found her to be very personable, an easy communicator, receptive to our many questions and a great educator to the market in this area. Shelly was tenacious when necessary, she was also protective and discreet with our personal information. She was able to focus on exactly what we wanted, even though we originally identified something completely different. Shelly made recommendations for inspectors and contractors, and yet allowed us to choose whomever we wished to work with. Shelly listened to our needs and matched them as best she could given the nature of the market (Fall 2013). Her energy and experience was exactly what we needed. We are grateful to have found her and happily recommend her for all your real estate needs. Jerrimi and Travis

- Jerrimi