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An Empathetic Realtor in Riverside
Shirley DeHart is a compassionate and humble realtor specializing in selling homes in Riverside’s Sycamore Highlands neighborhood. Seasoned with nearly 15 years of real estate experience, Shirley’s industry knowledge rises above the rest, but it’s her kind heart that draws people to her. Shirley stands out from other real estate professionals for her honesty and desire to find what’s best for her clients which has garnered her a wide base of referrals.
Born and raised in the Philippines, Shirley is very family-oriented and wants to make sure everyone is on the same page throughout the entire real estate process. Shirley’s father-in-law encouraged her to pursue a career in real estate in California, but she was initially drawn to the industry because it reminded her of selling with her mom in her home country. “My mom says, ‘Whatever you do in life, you have to be honest and you have to be good to people,’” says Shirley, describing how she brings that sentiment into her client relationships. “I want people to make the right decision.” Whether that means calling the family members of her elderly clients or encouraging first-time home buyers to hold onto their money until the housing market improves, Shirley is always willing to do what it takes to ensure her clients are taken care of.
Shirley has lived in Riverside for nearly two decades and has cultivated a detailed understanding of the Southern California region. With immense knowledge of the local neighborhoods, communities, school districts, and local culture, she knows how to help anyone satisfy their housing needs. With clients in Perris, Corona, Rancho Cucamonga, and beyond, her expertise extends much further than her city limits.
“Nothing is impossible as long as you work hard.”
Fostering Relationships That Transcend Real Estate
Shirley is the epitome of an honest hard-worker. After moving to Glendale from the Philippines, she worked two jobs in the service industry and saved up to buy a bicycle so it was easier to travel between them. Though she made the transition into real estate, her dedication and commitment to customer service never faltered. Now, Shirley is a REALTOR®, a Certified Residential Military Specialist, and a Short Sale Foreclosure Resource, allowing her to tend to a wide variety of client’s needs. As a realtor, Shirley is much more concerned with her clients’ well being than with anything else, so she takes the time to really understand their needs and reasons for moving before ever attempting to list their home or visit new properties.
This care and attention to detail has transformed her life, gaining her lifelong friends and plenty of client referrals along the way. Shirley is so trustworthy, she sometimes encourages potential clients not to list their homes. “Whether I get the listing or not,” says Shirley, “I know I did what’s right for them.”
“My goal is to make a difference in real estate, one family at a time.”
Bringing Care into The Community
When she’s not helping first-time buyers find their dream home or listing homes for clients, you’ll likely find her relaxing in Temecula, cooking Mexican and Filipino food, watching The Notebook, or helping out in the community. From delivering holiday pies to donating candy for the children in the Sycamore Highlands community, to sending money to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital after every deal she closes, Shirley always does what she can to make a difference.
Shirley DeHart, Realty Masters & Associates DRE# 01744700