Testimonials

Shirley Bertholf is professional, knowledgeable, and gracious. In my experience I have found her to offer good counsel and to be ready to do all she can for her clients. I would indeed recommend her!   -- Ginger K.

I am writing this letter as a reference to Shirley Bertholf of Skagit Tradition Realty.  I recently had the pleasure of working with Shirley on the sale of estate property I was handling.  I had contacted her on the recommendation of a friend who had listed her property with Skagit Tradition and who was very pleased with her service.  Shirley specializes in probate situations and is so helpful in making recommendations to ready properties for sale; advertising your property on so many internet connections.  She knows all the tradespeople you will need to make improvements to the property in order to obtain the best possible sale price.  She is very personable; a great negotiator and a very capable agent.  I do not hesitate to recommend her to anyone who needs a GOOD real estate agent! – Kathleen M.

 

Shirley Bertholf was my realtor in October of 2017.  When I first met Shirley she had this big smile I liked her right away.  She is a go getter.  Shirley walked me through the sale process, and I would have not done as well on my own.  Shirley was always in close contact with me.  She was easy too reach if I needed her, I appreciate that.  Shirley went the extra mile for me in getting my house on the market.  My house sold in two days. I highly recommend her, she is Awesome! I am so thankful for all her help.  -- Sandy R.

 

I had a wonderful experience working with Shirley Bertholf during a time that I was a personal representative for a complicated estate.  Shirley was always kind, understanding and professional. She explained the best way to market the properties and always kept me informed about the progress of the sales. Shirley is understanding of what a personal representative for an estate is going through to get legal aspects correct so she kept me aware of timelines for the sale. Shirley is a great listener and does research on what is the best for the sale of properties. I would ask Shirley to work with me again if I were to be doing estate work again.  -- Linda B.

 

"Dear Shirley, Thank you for taking me on as a client.  You have been a blessing in my life.  You went above and beyond in helping me.  I am very grateful for all your help.  I thank God for putting you in my life." -- Sandra R. 

 

 "I loved working with Shirley when we bought a little house in Sedro Woolley, she's a gem!"  -- Cathy H.

 

“Shirley Bertholf helped us buy our new home. We were very picky.  She was patient and professional. We must have looked at twenty houses before we choose the one we wanted. She always kept a smile.  If you're selling or buying give Shirley and Skagit Tradition Realty a call. Like us you will have a happy ending."   Tony M.

 

"Shirley is the best. Enough said." -- Rob D.

 

"Shirley helped sell our home.  So professional and went out of her way to get our home sold before we moved...  We highly recommend Shirley. You will be happy with how well you’re treated and she knows what needs to be done to sell."     Linda E.

 

 "Thank you Shirley, ... I so appreciate you taking that extra step to find out about flooding...thank you again for always being on the lookout for us, regardless. You are awesome, patient and determined! Love ya"   Roger and Chrissie L.

 

"Shirley is the best. Such a great first time home buying experience. She was very friendly and attentive. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone!"         Sara D

 

"Shirley is wonderful. She worked around our crazy schedules. Quick with returning calls and answering emails. We ran into a few snags, she was great walking us through it. She made ALL necessary phone calls to the various peeps that was needed to make this deal go through in a timely manner. We  love out home we chose and can't thank her enough! I, since then, have referred two of my co-workers to her and I know she will find a great house for them. **She comes HIGHLY recommended** Thanks Shirley... you are the best!       Todd and Kathy M

 

"Shirley stuck with us in looking at many properties as we had specific things we were looking for in mind. Once we found a property, she stayed on top of the issues that came up to insure that we got the property and did not miss any deadlines. Shirley is relatively new to the real estate scene, but is very helpful and willing to find out what needs to be done to satisfy her clients."        Sandra J

 

"I am from out of the area and with minimal direction, Shirley was able to find homes in the area we were interested in and within the parameters we sought. We flew in for a weekend and she did a fantastic job of planning out the day so that we could maximize our time and house visits. She did an overall fantastic job."    Michelle N

 

"Shirley networked with other agents to find a buyer... I sold my home the same day it was listed. We closed early. Even though she is relatively new in the field She sought answers to my questions when she didn't know initially and  promptly got back to me. I would recommend her to anyone, She has a very personable and caring demeanor. Thank you so much."      Denise L

 

"Hard working, honest, and a pleasure to work with. She was very helpful and knowledgeable for what needed to be done for getting our house ready for listing. Would not hesitate to recommend Shirley, she made selling a house easy."     Randy & Ruth H

 

"You are a smart agent, Shirley.  Glad you are in my corner.  :) "     Brent R

 

"She's amazing! Any questions I had she answered honestly and promptly. Couldn't have asked for a better realtor. If you are looking for a house or selling one. Come talk to Shirley she knows her stuff."        Crystal H

 

"Shirley is a very kind person. She is patient and devoted to finding a home for us. We have challenged her and she has come through magnificently! We are certain that we could not find a more knowledgeable or caring agent. She is a most pleasant surprise in a difficult time for us."      Don & Kay M

 

"Shirley has been wonderfully patient with my husband and I! We have been looking for a home for quite some time, and she has been right there in the trenches with us. She is always professional, courteous & ready with as much information as possible. She keeps her schedule and her mind open. I am sure we are the nightmare picky clients that she was warned about, but never once has she treated us that way. Truly a lovely lady!"         Chrissie C

 

"Buying a home can be particularly painful long process. Luckily my girlfriend and I had Shirley on our side to represent us when buying a home and working with us on our busy schedule. She was able to help clear any doubts we had and kept us in the communication loop on what was happening or should be happening. She is open and honest and gave us the facts as it came in. Shirley is very knowledgeable in the real estate industry as well as the area she is servicing and gives great advise what the types of home are in the area and it's history. She uses up to date technology to help speed up the process to get accurate information and processing electronic documents for us. I would highly recommend her on your next venture into buying a home."        Robert P

 

"She went above and beyond with everything that I asked and wanted. She is VERY trustworthy, and that was very important to me. Her personality is amazing. She did not just treat me as a customer, but she treated me as a friend. She is amazing and I would not deal with any other agents after my experience with her. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND her to anyone looking to purchase. She is very helpful, insightful, very quick, and she communicated flawlessly. I had a very pleasant first time home buying experience. 10/10" Dexter I

 

"When Bob and I got the wild idea to find a home on one level, I remembered that Shirley Thompson Bertholf  had announced her status as a new realtor at chorale practice. Since we wanted to stay within a relatively close proximity to our daughter and her family in Marysville, I contacted Shirley. To make a long story short, Shirley patiently showed us property after property, until, just like Goldilocks, we found one that was just right. Well it will eventually be perfect. Thanks, Shirley, for hanging in there with us, especially since it was a bit of a roller coaster ride all the way up to closing!"       Sandra J and Bob K


"Thank you Shirley for all the time you have spent with us. I picked the right person to sell our house!!  ...you have really been great to work with and you seem to really feel our frustration and excitement ."      Jamey E.

 

"Thank you, Shirley!!  You are an awesome agent...I really appreciate your dedication in all matters.  Very thorough  :) "  Brent R

 

"Thank you so much for your time today and answering all our questions and your willingness to be our cheerleader through the process and to be honest with us about what we need to do to try to get things done...  Thanks again!"     Bethany R.

 

"Shirley was efficient and very helpful. She always returned my calls when I needed something no matter where she was. She worked very hard for our family. It was difficult because we live in Pa. and the home was in Washington. I would highly recommend her."    Sharon G.

 

"Shirley made what was the daunting task of buying a home for the first time into something that was actually not so intimidating after all. We told her what types of property we wanted to look at, and the price range. She was able to quickly find numerous houses to look at while staying in the requested price range. I was very impressed that she really took the time to work with our schedule and find the types of properties that fit our needs. I needed a bit of hand-holding through the whole process of buying a home, and she was very patient and answered all of our questions, and helped us find a great house. She worked with the bank and real estate agent to get the deal closed on time. She always answered emails and returned phone calls in a timely fashion. I appreciate everything! Really great experience. Thanks."      Jennifer C.