Sheila Gilchrist

Sheila Gilchrist

REALTOR® | SRES® | DRE# 02014757

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"Sheila is the best! She helped me buy my first house. As a first time homebuyer, I did not know a whole lot about the process. Despite all of that, Sheila’s knowledge and know-how of it all made the experience so easy and enjoyable, especially for a first-time home-buyer like myself. She is quick to respond, always happy to help, and the most supportive and joyful. Sheila always took the time to be patient and honest with me and explain everything in a way that was easy for me to pick up! I recommend Sheila whole-heartedly! Thank you again for everything!" - Jimmy T.

"Words cannot express how thankful we are that we were referred to Sheila to buy our house. From the first conversation, we knew Sheila was the woman to get the job done. She started working immediately and broke down every step of the process so that we fully understand what was going to happen and made us feel comfortable. She is efficient, readily available, and always communicative. Sheila is willing to go over as much or little details as you want and makes you feel like you’re always her priority. We are so thankful for working with us and the friendship we gained throughout the process. Thank you Sheila for everything!" - Maddy P.

"Sheila guided us thoughtfully and carefully for our first time as homebuyers. She took the time to know what we were looking for and directed us to the best neighborhood and situation for us. She guided us through the entire process with a knowledgeable, reliable demeanor and great care for our family. During the escrow process, Sheila stepped up and fought for our interests during an unexpected problem. Her strategic and proactive work meant that we met our aggressive timeline and were able to close and move in when we hoped. We are thrilled to have bought our first home! When we found out we were going to become a family of four, we knew we wanted and needed more space. We called Sheila, who started going to work on our behalf right away. Just three and a half months after that first phone call, we were moving into our first home!" - Stacey and Bryan

"I would like to formally thank you on behalf of the Chow Family and my fiancé Amina on all the hard work you did for us to get us our very first home. You helped us not just look for a new home but provided us everything we needed to make our lives better, contacts for home improvement as well as options for the home warranty. We would also like to thank you for following up and keeping in touch even after the sale was finalized. From the bottom of our hearts, we are grateful for your services and would recommend you to any and all our friends that plan to look for a new home in the Bay Area." - Peter C.

"As first time home buyers, Sheila helped guide us through every step of the home buying process! She continuously educated us on the current housing market conditions, networked on our behalf to find homes that fit our criteria, sifted through every disclosure detail and walked us through every single document and home tour. Sheila is extremely knowledgeable, trustworthy, dedicated to her clients and just an all around wonderful person to be around. We would highly recommend Sheila to anyone!" - Paige and Jon

"It was such a pleasure working with Sheila! She exceeded expectations every step of the way with her knowledge, professionalism, and her client-centered approach. As first time home buyers in this competitive Bay Area market, having Sheila on our team made all the difference. During the search process, she was incredibly tuned-in to what we wanted in a home and all of the houses she showed us proved to us that she "got it". Once we found a home we were excited about, she guided us not only toward a competitive offer but also a winning strategy - something that we would not have come up with on our own. Once our offer was accepted, she led the charge during our short escrow period to ensure that every single detail was taken care of. Everything was timely, efficient, and so easy! Thank you, Sheila for making our dreams come true!" - Caitlin and Dan M.

"Sheila helped me through my first time buying a home. As a first-time homeowner, there were many steps of the way that I had no knowledge with, and Sheila helped inform on every single step of the way. I felt absolutely safe in trusting her to have my best interest in mind, and I was comforted to know that she would support me in keeping me on track with all the many steps along the way. Being new to the home buying process, I might have been skeptical that I was being given the proper information or the best advice for me when it came to conversations regarding negotiating costs with the seller, contract terms, and anything else. However, that was not at all the case with Sheila. She held my hand the entire way, and gave detailed explanations of not only what my options were, but also what implications came with each option. She guided me in how to move forward with whatever choices I decided on. I also was very busy with my job at the time of putting in an offer and during escrow once I was selected by the seller. I was able to count on Sheila to help remind me of deadlines, and which tasks to prioritize over others in the process - both in putting in my offer and after I was chosen by the seller in how to move forward with the escrow process. Sheila made my first experience buying a home one that was exciting rather than scary or intimidating. She helped me feel safe in the process did so with a kind and patient attitude the whole way. I would absolutely recommend Sheila for a new or experienced seller or buyer." - Hannah B.


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About Sheila

Sheila holds a special place in her heart for the Bay Area – particularly Walnut Creek, the city she has called home for nearly 30 years. Sheila and her husband Jim are grateful to have raised their twin sons in the Northgate area of Walnut Creek, a community in which Sheila has become deeply involved and well-known over the years. 

Before delving into residential real estate, Sheila established her professional career in Corporate America specializing in Sales and Business Management. Decades of high-level experience equipped Sheila with keen attention to detail, an understanding of intricate contracts, and an appreciation for strategic planning – skills she honed into becoming the effective and talented Realtor she is today. 

While some realtors pride themselves on sales volume – Sheila’s value is offering her clients professional service interwoven with a highly personalized experience. By taking the time to focus on her client’s individual goals and understand their specific needs, she is able to make the home buying/selling process as seamless and stress-free as possible. She is best known for her savvy and straightforward feedback throughout the transaction process and for developing strong bonds and lasting connections. 

Sheila’s vast network of friends and colleagues, along with her intimate knowledge of the Bay Area, offers buyers and sellers a unique benefit of a local Realtor. For sellers, Sheila connects her clients with expert contractors, landscapers, marketers, stagers, photographers, and other trusted, reliable resources to prepare the home for an optimum sale. For buyers, Sheila utilizes Compass’ tools and cutting-edge technology to find coming-soon and off-market properties before the competition. Whether you’re searching or selling – Sheila always brings her negotiation skills, diligent work ethic, and client-centric approach to every transaction. 

With her expansive business background, real estate experience, local network and emphasis on prioritizing clients’ needs - you’re in great hands. Let Sheila guide you home and unlock the doors to your real estate dreams!

Sheila Gilchrist’s Listings

a front view of a house with a porch and outdoor seating
a view of a hallway with brick walls
a living room with furniture a rug and a mirror
a dining room with furniture a chandelier and window
a kitchen with stainless steel appliances kitchen island granite countertop a table chairs and a wooden cabinets
a view of a dining room with furniture window and wooden floor
a kitchen with stainless steel appliances granite countertop a refrigerator a sink dishwasher a stove and white cabinets with wooden floor
a large kitchen with stainless steel appliances kitchen island granite countertop a lot of counter space a sink and cabinets
a kitchen with stainless steel appliances kitchen island granite countertop a stove a sink a refrigerator and white cabinets with wooden floor
a very nice looking kitchen with a large window
a living room with furniture a fireplace and a potted plant
a living room with furniture and a large window
a kitchen with stainless steel appliances granite countertop a sink a stove and a wooden floor
a view of a hallway with closet and wooden floor
a bed sitting in a bedroom next to a window
a bathroom with a toilet sink and mirror
a spacious bedroom with a bed a couch and large window
a bedroom with a bed chair and a potted plant
a bathroom with a sink vanity and a mirror
a bathroom with double vanity sinks and a mirror
a bathroom with a bathtub
a living room with furniture and a potted plant
a view of a room with rack on the wall
a bedroom with a bed and a window
a bathroom with a sink vanity and mirror
a bathroom with a bathtub and shower
a living room with furniture a potted plant and a potted plant
a bedroom with a bed and a dresser next to a window
a view of a house with a yard porch and sitting area
a front view of a house with swimming pool having outdoor seating
a view of a patio with table and chairs
a view of backyard with sitting area and garden
a view of an outdoor space with seating
a front view of a house with swimming pool having outdoor seating
a view of a house with a yard
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