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More about Shelly Potvin

Professional Experience

Over the past 16 years I have established myself as a successful Realtor on the Peninsula & throughout Silicon Valley. Whether you are selling your home, looking to move up to a larger home, or make that big jump into first-time ownership, I have the extensive experience necessary to make your move smooth and worry free.

Education & Awards

Master of Arts, Organizational Management
Bachelor of Arts, Advertising. Minor: Psychology
Graduate, ExSell Real Estate Training Program
ASP -Accredited Staging Professional. I can help you stage your home for top $.
Achievement Award Recipient for listing & selling in 2002, 2004
Rotary 'Service Above Self Award' June 2004
Gentry Magazine "Community Star Award" recipient 2003
Top 3% of Coldwell Banker Agents Worldwide in 2000, 2002

Professional Philosophy

To provide unparralled Real Estate services to both Sellers and Buyers. Furthermore, to create a real estate relationship so strong that you will refer me to your friends & colleagues. I do this by giving you the attention you deserve and being with you EVERY step of the way. I take my responsibilities as your real estate advisor very seriously.

Professional Affiliations & Community Involvement

Board of Directors, Los Altos Mediation Program
Board of Directors, Los Altos Community Foundation
Member, Los Altos Rotary Club
Ambassador, Los Altos Chamber of Commerce
Member, Los Altos Village Association
Member, Silicon Valley Association of Realtors
Member, California Association of Realtors
Member, National Association of Realtors
Member, Los Altos History Museum Association
Member, CERT - Los Altos Emergency Response Team
Sponsor, Los Altos Outdoor Movie Night 2004, 2005
Major Donor, Bus Barn Theatre
Team Member, Relay for Life 2004, 2005
Sponsor, Donate-A-Phone collected over 12,800 used cell phones as of 11/08/05
Sponsor, "Clean up Downtown Los Altos", various dates in 1998-2001
Committee Member, Realtor Safety Volunteer Program for Seniors 2002

Personal Background

16 year resident of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills & Palo Alto. Acted as contractor, along with my husband on our newly completed personal residence in Novemeber 2005, in Los Altos.
Owner of investment properties on the Peninsula & in Oregon.
Spent four years as Purchasing Manager for a local custom home developer.
I enjoy: movies, interior design, wine tasting, my family & my dog.
I am a collector of modern art.
For many years, I have spent my free time engaging in community service, such as working with the homeless, elderly, at-risk youth and victims of domestic violence. I have also developed & implemented a variety of projects along the way.


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