Why does Shelly stand out from other Realtors in the valley? Her success as an experienced, well-respected, knowledgeable real estate professional starts with some of her valuable experience prior to her real estate profession. With experience as the Controller for Cenex Harvest States, Shelly has an extensive management, finance, and accounting background. Needless to say, Shelly has exceptional attention to detail and professionalism, as well as experience with the needs of the local farmers and communities. She also has considerable knowledge within the Construction industry. Shelly and her husband, Robert Ragland – General Contractor, have been deeply involved in much of the land development throughout the Flathead Valley since 1996. With numerous projects such as the inception of the Harbor Village Subdivision infrastructure and the Lake Pointe Subdivision, and many commercial and public works projects.
Shelly also has a very friendly cheerful personality and truly enjoys helping others. Shelly always has her client’s best interests in mind. If she is selling your property, she will make sure all the plans and preparations are well laid out. With her meticulous attention to detail and thorough real estate knowledge and experience, she will prepare your market analysis to assure that you are getting the best value for your property. If you are looking to buy, she will educate you on the entire process and is well known for showing clients that are unfamiliar with the area, every town in the valley to make sure they have not left one stone unturned. If you are planning on building your home or looking for rental or land investments, she has a wealth of knowledge to offer and can assist in the building process. Shelly has great communication skills. She really cares about her clients and knows that selling or purchasing a home is one of your biggest life decisions. She truly believes in Building Relationships for Life.
Shelly has deep roots in Montana. Her father and grandfather were both born in Livingston, MT. Shelly has lived in the Flathead Valley for 26 years and knows Northwest Montana and the communities very well. She has been a Lakeside resident since 1997 and is extremely familiar with Lakeside and Flathead Lake properties. Shelly has abundant experience in real estate. In 2017, Shelly was awarded the title of Senior Buyer’s Specialist for closing 30 transactions on the buyer’s side within 18 months.
If you would like to spark up a conversation with Shelly that doesn’t pertain to real estate: just say anything about a dog. Yes, she is a huge dog lover. Or there is always jeeping, camping, floating the rivers, fishing, or motorsports, particularly motocross.