Give Debbie Shelton a challenge and consider it done. She’s the kind of person who works hard to find solutions, never leaving a job undone or settling for second best. She approaches each situation with the determination to succeed, especially in her real estate career.
Debbie thrives on the challenges presented by her clients and meets each opportunity with energy and empathy. A tenacious negotiator, she views each transaction as a chance to bring people together on common ground. Throughout each phase of the buying or selling process, Debbie remains focused on her clients’ goals and works diligently to achieve them.
“The chance to bring Buyer and Seller together is energizing for me,” explains Debbie. “It’s very rewarding when we have achieved a win-win situation and both parties are satisfied with the results.”
A real estate professional since 2004, Debbie has acquired an in-depth understanding of the most effective marketing and sales techniques. As a long-time Smith Mountain Lake resident—and proud wife to a fourth generation Franklin County farmer, she has acquired a deep appreciation for Smith Mountain Lake and its surrounding areas. As a result, Debbie can provide valuable information on lifestyle needs, market trends, and neighborhood activities.
Prior to real estate, Debbie worked in sales for more than 13 years with Nestle Purina and travelled across the United States during that time. She earned a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Colorado State University and a master’s degree in animal nutrition from Virginia Tech. Longing to settle down and quite travelling, she decided to enter the real estate business hoping to share her love for the Smith Mountain Lake area while providing others with a positive real estate experience. The combination of her expertise, attention to detail, and caring approach ensure that your needs will be handled with the utmost professionalism.
If you or someone you know is considering a home sale or purchase choose a real estate professional who will welcome the challenge with enthusiasm and determination. Choose Debbie Shelton.