About & Contact

Mary & Belwood Enthusiasm:

Mary Pope-Handy and the Handy family dog, Bella, at Belgatos Park in Los GatosThis site is brought to you by me, Mary Pope-Handy, a Belwood of Los Gatos resident & neighbor since 1999 and a Realtor since 1993 (and a Santa Clara Valley native too).  I had my eye on this neighborhood for years and was thrilled when we could “move up” and “move in” back in 1999. We’re here to stay!

Mary Pope-Handy, sporting a Patriots shirt and hat (turned around only to remove shadows for the pic) at Belgatos Park in Los GatosA town and neighborhood enthusiast, I  enjoy visiting Belgatos Park with my husband and/or kids and can usually be identified when walking by the Patriots hat or shirt I’m wearing. (It is Niners or Raiders country, but the quarterback of the Pats is my 2nd cousin.)

My husband, Jim Handy, began writing occasional park trail notes for the Bellringer because he’s an avid hiker and loves the network of trails (and our kids, Brian and Clair, have spent many hours hiking them with their dad). The trail writing turned into being a parks commission volunteer position, which lasted many years.  (Jim analyzes the semiconductor market and enjoys being able to work from home.)

Mary and Real Estate:

Mary Pope-Handy Nov 2014I have won many awards for production & service in my career and have  quite a few designations and certifications, including the Certified Residential Specialist (held by only 4% of all Realtors – very difficult to attain) and Seniors Real Estate Specialist (I’ve had several elderly relatives nearby and have lots of experience with senior housing and helping seniors with selling and buying homes and evaluating senior communities, so if was helpful to get the SRES designation).

My business boils down to “helping nice folks to buy & sell homes“. Each year, a large portion of my business comes from past clients referring me to their friends and colleagues.

In 2007 I won the “Project Blogger” award together with my friend, mentor and colleague Frances Flynn Thorsen.  We were thrilled to assign the $5000 winnings to the charity of our choice, CARE.

In 2009 I was deeply honored to be included in the Sellsius Blog’s Top 12 Women Real Estate Bloggers in the country – a highly regarded list by Joseph Ferrara.

Speaking & Training: Because of my success with internet marketing and blogging especially, I am often involved in public speaking, training, teaching or helping on a panel of real estate or social media experts.  If interested, you can read more about my work as a speaker, trainer etc. on my Valley of Hearts Delight website.

Mary's book: Get the Best Deal When Selling Your Home in Silicon Valley

Mary’s book on selling a home in Silicon Valley

Book on Selling Homes in Silicon Valley:

I co-authored a book, “Get The Best Deal When Selling Your Home In Silicon Valley” and you can read about it here: http://www.SellingYourHomeInSiliconValley.com.  If you are thinking of selling your house or home and live in Los Gatos, San Jose, or anywhere in Silicon Valley, please call me for an appointment.  I’ll be happy to provide you with a complimentary copy of the book when we meet.

More info: My resume for real estate can be found here: http://popehandy.com/about/ or check out the “About” section in my Valley of Hearts Delight website.

 

And if you’d like to read my other blog & sites, please visit:

www.LiveInLosGatos.com

http://www.ValleyOfHeartsDelight.com

www.SanJoseRealEstateLosGatosHomes.com

www.Move2SiliconValley.com

http://www.PopeHandy.com

Thanks for stopping by this website & please contact me for more information on Belwood, Belgatos, Surmont or buying and selling homes anywhere in the Silicon Valley.

Mary

 

 

 

 

Mary Pope-Handy
Sereno Group Real Estate
214 Los Gatos – Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95030

Cell 408 204-7673

mary (at) popehandy.com or mary(at) ValleyOfHeartsDelight.com

3 Responses to About & Contact

  • Miss Mary,
    I am in the Air Force and just assigned to Moffett Field. I have a family of 4 and am looking to move into the Belgatos area so my kids can attend Noddin and Union schools. Do you know of any houses for rent or websites I can look at?

    Thanks for your time,

    Robert Gregg

  • Hi Robert,

    Sorry for my delay in getting back to you – just saw this now! Rentals are hard to come by everywhere in Santa Clara County. I’m not aware of any in this area right now. Usually your best bet is Craigslist. Best of luck to you!

    Mary

  • Hi Mary
    I am looking for a rental in the Belgatos area for myself, my son and my daughter. We have one dog – Jake. We would like a 3bed/2bath. Do you know of anything available or coming up in the next month or two? Thank you for your time!

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This website is provided by Mary Pope-Handy, a Belwood resident and real estate agent.

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************************* Mary Pope-Handy
Belwood area resident
Realtor
ABR, CIPS, CRS, SRES
Sereno Group Real Estate
214 Los Gatos-Saratoga Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95030
408 204-7673
Mary (at) PopeHandy.com
BRE License #01153805

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Mary’s other sites & blogs

Live in Los Gatos Blog
Los Gatos neighborhoods, homes & real estate, events, parks, photos, dining, community info

Valley Of Hearts Delight
Santa Clara County Real Estate,
with an interest in history

ValleyOfHeartsDelight blog
Move2SiliconValley.com
Silicon Valley relocation info

popehandy.com
Silicon Valley real estate,
focus on home selling

Silicon Valley Real Estate Report
Silicon Valley real estate
market trends & statistics
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