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Cathleen Shera Representing Excellence in Residential Real Estate

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Cathleen Shera

Meet the dynamic team at Compass, composed of seasoned Real estate professionals who excel in luxury property transactions across Southern California. Cathleen Shera, a distinguished Luxury Home Specialist with a remarkable sales record exceeding $200 million in the prestigious Ranch and Coast neighborhoods of So-Cal, brings over two decades of experience in design, development, and construction through her firm, Showplace Interiors, Inc. Cathleen’s fusion of design acumen and property evaluation skills ensures optimal outcomes for her clients. Russell Stafford, another standout agent, boasts a decade-long track record of successful closings totaling over $150 million in luxury transactions across Greater Los Angeles and North County San Diego. Renowned for his commitment to exceeding client expectations, Russell’s comprehensive approach includes personalized marketing strategies and top-to-bottom property improvements, leveraging his extensive background in construction, landscape, and design. Elizabeth Pardi, the newest addition to the team, brings a wealth of knowledge in real estate construction, development, and design, complemented by her experience managing multi-million dollar commercial projects in San Francisco and high-end residential remodeling in Southern California. With her unique qualifications and swift success at Compass, Elizabeth is poised to continue delivering exceptional results for her growing clientele. Together, Cathleen, Russell, and Elizabeth represent a powerhouse team dedicated to turning clients’ property goals into reality with unwavering dedication, expertise, and personalized service.

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“From the beginning of our home search we knew we were in good hands. Cathleen is extremely professional yet personable. She held our hands throughout the entire transition and continues to keep in touch. My husband and I tell everyone she gave 110%! ...”

The Leck Family

“My wife and I bought our first house with Cathleen. We were unsure about the process and somewhat nervous to make our first large investment. On top of that, we had the pressure to close in 15 days. Cathleen made it all possible! We had a snag with t...”

The  Williams Family

“Our house was Cathy's first listing years and years ago. With the many realtors we could have chosen, we chose Cathy who just got her Real Estate License a month prior to our decision to sell our house. We knew with her work ethic and her eye for sta...”

Gail and Gary 

“Cathleen Shera was successful several years in a row, in finding extremely qualified tenants to rent my ocean-front home in La Jolla, CA. Cathleen Shera has also been able to achieve premium market rental rates during the summer seasons. I am overly ...”

Anthony Renda

“We have been in the market for the past 3 years. We have worked with several agents throughout this time. They were all professional and knowledgeable. However , Cathy is in a class of her own. Her background in real estate construction, interior des...”

Dr . Afshin Bahador

“We have known Cathy Shera for many years and have always been impressed with her knowledge, responsiveness and overall talent in the Real Estate business. Her extensive interior design background contributes greatly to her talents as a Realtor . Cath...”

Mark and Doren McClure

“Cathleen was my strategic partner in getting the best price for my house and keeping the escrow on track to a seamless closing. I have sold five homes and she has by far been the best agent that I have ever worked with, hands down. She worked with me...”

Nancy Henderson

““Where to begin? I would say I didn’t think too much about the home buying experience before I met Cathleen. I’m part of the camp that said ‘why pay so much to an agent?’. I first encountered Cathleen when she was representing a buyer at an...”

Dr . Smit Patel

“Russell is a fantastic Realtor. Professional, responsive, knowledgeable and went above and beyond to help me close on a property in LA. Thoroughly recommend it, if you are looking for a trustworthy stellar partner in your property search.”

H & T Brown

“Russell helped me through every step of this process. After our walk-through, he provided valuable contacts for me such as a handyman (who can do anything!) and a company who does a beautiful job of refurbishing kitchen cabinets. It was like having a...”

C Mann

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