Nancy Valentine

Licensed Real Estate Broker

Nancy has been licensed to sell real estate since 1991. She holds a broker's license in CA. Before coming to CA in 2000, she had been licensed in New York since 1991. Having worked on both coasts, she has experience in all types of transactions in residential, multi-family, land and investment properties. Due to her experience and expertise in the handling of complicated real estate transactions, she is often chosen by attorneys and professional fiduciaries to represent their clients in the sale of real property. She has a strong sense of fiduciary duty and represents her client's interests. She does not practice dual representation.

Nancy approaches each home sale as a new work that will be given a glorious premiere! The staging, set design, and presentation all result in her listings being the “buzz” all over town. Nancy harnesses the power technology to give her listings a competitive edge and to stay on top of the constantly changing real estate market. She has a Team, but she is still very hands on with her clients, and values personal interaction. Nancy works with a talented marketing team to customize each listing, to give her sellers’ properties the best exposure, worldwide. When working with buyers, she provides invaluable insight into the comparables and seeks to help buyers achieve their goals.

Like many people in this field, Nancy had another career before entering real estate. After graduating from Northwestern University School of Music, she attended the Juilliard School. Nancy went to Europe for the summer to continue her vocal training and stayed for 12 years! She sang professionally as a lyric soprano soloist in Austria, Switzerland, and Germany. She loves the drama and characters from opera that she sees a relevance to real estate. Her good ear and understanding of different character-types is invaluable in her practice. She takes the time to truly listen to and observe the situation of her clients. Oftentimes what they are not saying is the most important thing to hear.

Her years of living abroad have given her a deep understanding of Buyers and Sellers from varying cultures and traditions. This experience is a valuable tool in understanding client needs and translates into a superb skill in negotiating on behalf of her clients. The experience of living in Europe as well as recent trips to visit family in Asia, she has a deep understanding of varying architectural and decorating styles.

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Kelly Morris

Licensed Real Estate Agent

Working alongside Nancy, Kelly focuses her attention on the buyer side, expertly guiding clients through the home-buying process. For longer than she can remember, Kelly has had a passion for Real Estate. To her, there is joy in seeing the unique characteristics each property has to offer – and how that property can become a beautiful home for someone new.

Kelly transitioned into Real Estate after a career in Marketing and Entertainment Partnerships for over 11 years. With this background, Kelly appreciates the importance of effective marketing strategies to break through the clutter of the real estate market. She also brings experience in contract negotiation, which is a critical skill in aiding clients through the process of buying or selling a home. After working with many different types of clients in her former role, there is one attribute that remains constant – the value of open and honest communication. And that’s what you’ll get with Kelly.

Kelly’s roots in Southern California run deep. After growing up in North County San Diego, she and her family moved to Los Angeles where they have lived in Westwood, Santa Monica, and now have settled in La Canada.

Like all of us, Kelly wears many hats. She and her husband have two young children, which help her stay active in the community through school involvement, sports, and volunteering. Kelly finds it rewarding to give back to the community that has welcomed her family so warmly. When she’s not working or spending time with her family, you might find Kelly escaping to hike the beautiful trails in the Foothills area.

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