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I'm Nancy - Nancy Valentine

I’m Nancy

Nancy Valentine

Whatever the market, Nancy lists and sells!


Nancy has been licensed to sell real estate since 1991. She is a holds a brokers license and was a broker in New York This includes twenty-four years of sales experience in residential, land and investment properties, both in New York and California. She was licensed as a Broker in New York for fourteen years.

Nancy embraces the new fast-paced market enjoyed in Southern California. Technology and the widespread use of the Internet has brought sweeping changes that benefit buyers and sellers alike.  Nancy has not only experience and knowledge but also the high energy and flexibility to deliver results in this exciting climate.

Nancy’s Professional Team Includes:

The office assistant is in the background giving support so that Nancy can be in the field helping clients.

The buyer's agent has been licensed for over 20 years,  assisting Nancy with showings and inspections.

The transaction coordinator, who oversees all contractual administration during the entire Escrow process.

The receptionist is the first point of contact for incoming calls from potential buyers and other agents.  She coordinates the  scheduling of all showings and orders the installation of the signs.

Huntington Escrow manages most of our Escrows.  The Escrow officer prepares an Estimate of Seller Proceeds. Lawyers’ Title handles Title services.  This includes a plotted easement search, Chain of Title, and review of the Grant Deed.

Nancy works with different lenders depending on the client profile, to ensure that any potential buyer is financially qualified to purchase your home.

At Podley Properties, there is an entire staff of professionals, including a full-time marketing department with experienced designers who work on creating custom brochures, flyers, property websites, U-Tube videos and traditional mailing pieces.  The administrative staff includes two full-time technology experts, who keep things up-to-date and online.  There are many other departments, including Relocation, so that Nancy can assist you here, there and everywhere with all your real estate needs.

Podley Properties has an attorney, Bill Jansen, who is always working to ensure that all agents are in compliance with local, state and federal laws concerning the process of selling or buying your home. There are weekly updates with timely information about all the changes our field. You can be confident that the sale of your home from beginning to end will be handled professionally by Nancy backed by the entire Podley Properties team.

Nancy’s Areas of Expertise:

Extensive experience in Probate and Trust Sales, including court confirmed sales and dealing with feuding family members.

Proactive evaluation of Title Issues.

Expertise in dealing with divorcing couples. Nancy has a keen understanding of the fiduciary duty owed to  both clients and helps them understand the best way to handle their real estate holdings.

Selling properties with Notices of Default, Reverse Mortgages and short sales.

1031 Exchanges: experienced in handling the selling and buying of investment properties, both inter and intra-State, using this tax-saving vehicle.

A large Referral Network to serve the needs of her clients throughout the country and the world.

A Personal Note

Like most people in this field, Nancy had another career before entering real estate. After graduating from Northwestern University School of Music, she attended the Juilliard School majoring in Voice and Opera. After her first year at Juilliard, Nancy went to Europe for the summer to continue her vocal training and liked it so much she stayed....for 11 years. She sang professionally as a lyric soprano soloist in Austria, Switzerland, and Germany. Nancy is fluent in German. When she returned to the States, Nancy had first- hand experience with the difficulties of relocating and is especially sensitive to the needs of transferring families.

Buying or selling a home is an emotional time

Any real estate transaction is an important step to you, the buyer or seller. You want it taken care of quickly and efficiently, and yet you also need to know that your questions will be heard and answered. The professional you want working for you is Nancy: an experienced energizer bunny!


Real Estate Professional in La Canada Flintridge, California