Sheila Gilchrist

Sheila Gilchrist

REALTOR® | SRES® | DRE# 02014757

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"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.


Certified Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)

About Sheila

Sheila holds a special place in her heart for Walnut Creek, the city she has called home for over 25 years. She and her husband Jim are grateful to have raised their twin sons in the Northgate area of Walnut Creek and, as a community leader for local charitable organizations and as a past professional fundraiser, Sheila knows the importance of giving back to build a better community.

Sheila offers an unmatched intimacy with Northgate and Walnut Creek, and in-depth knowledge of the communities of Alamo, Danville, Lafayette, Orinda, Pleasant Hill, Concord, and the surrounding East Bay areas.

Over 30 years of professional corporate and consultancy experience in executive-level business development has uniquely prepared Sheila for the world of real estate. With keen attention to detail and a fully individualized approach for each buyer and seller, she effortlessly juggles her clients' ever-changing needs and is known for her honest and savvy feedback throughout the process.

With the support of Compass, Sheila is connected to a large, exceptional community of qualified buyers and off-market, 'Coming Soon' properties, and uses cutting edge tools to ensure a terrific search and sell experience. For those selling their homes, Sheila fields an expert team of marketers, designers, stagers, and photographers to transform each listing into a masterpiece that commands top dollar.

Sheila is always networking within her community, creating strong bonds and lasting connections that continue to benefit her clients in the future. Let her help you unlock doors to all that Walnut Creek and the East Bay have to offer.

Sheila Gilchrist’s Listings

Listed By Compass
4348 St Charles Place

Concord, CA 94521

2 BD
1.5 BA
1,088 SF