Maria Betts


Shankle Real Estate Inc.

261 Webster St. Monterey, CA. 93940

The extra that makes a difference is attitude.

Believing that life is worth living to the fullest, Maria takes the quality of the life and work seriously. With this basic attitude comes a strong commitment to excellence that extends to both her personal life and professional career as a Realtor.


The extra that makes a difference is experience.

Maria has been selling a real estate since 1980 and has been one of the top performers every year. She has the professional experience, personal integrity and sensitivity to make buying or selling your home a smoother, more fulfilling transaction.  Maria was born in West Germany and educated in Switzerland and England. She understands the dynamic and diverse population of the Monterey Bay/Salinas area and is especially sensitive to the special needs of the military and their families. Before starting her career in real estate, Maria was an oral hygienist married to an Army dentist. She is the mother of two children, and her husband Alan Betts, is currently retired from the military and private practice. 


The extra that makes a difference is service.

Maria believes that her commitment to consistent service is the key to her success. She treats each client with respect and dignity and is always available to answer questions concerning real estate. In addition to her local contacts, Maria belongs to a national referral network that enables her to reach real estate associates across the country to discuss your special needs.


The extra that makes a difference is sensitivity.

Maria understands the stress involved in buying or selling real estate. Buying or selling a home is usually the largest financial transaction a family will encounter and often the one most accompanied by baffling options and hidden complications.  In addition, moving a family is extremely stressful. Maria’s goal is to make both the financial and personal aspects of moving as easy as possible for you and your family. 


The extra that makes a difference is professionalism.

Maria is well educated in all aspects of real estate and regularly attends professional seminars in her field. You can trust her to provide correct, up-to-date information concerning your real estate transaction. You can also expect the latest, most effective marketing strategies to help you find qualified buyers for your home.  If you are buying, you can count on Maria to find a home with the special features your family requires at a price you can afford.  


A home is so much more than just a house - it’s your primary financial investment, - it’s a structure that affects your leisure time and family life, it’s a place to make memories and to grow.  Maria considers each client to be extraordinary - she cares about your needs, your desires, your goals, and your dreams. 


Give Maria a call today. Find out what the difference between ordinary and extraordinary can mean to you.