The Shively Team

About The Shively Team

The Shively Team incorporates the latest state-of-the-art real estate industry technology and unparalleled customer service to provide our clients with unsurpassed attention and care to each individual’s needs. Blending sound advice with up-to-date information, we guide our clients through the journey to achieve their desired goals.

With over 50 years of combined experience in real estate sales, The Shively Team believes a home is more than a building or an address. It’s where life, connections and growth takes place. Our clients benefit from Douglas Elliman’s exceptional real estate experience. Utilizing unprecedented resources, we will craft a unique and winning strategy to sell your home. Let us put our experience to work for you.

The Next Move is Yours.

Tracy Shively

Tracy Shively is the founder and team leader of the Shively Team with Douglas Elliman Realty in our McLean office. The Shively team supports and provides services to clients across the Washington DC Metropolitan Region, and she is licensed as an Associate Broker in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. As a realtor, entrepreneur and broker with over 30 years of experience, Tracy’s clients benefit from her vast experience across the real estate market and her proven track record of performance and results.

Both buyers and sellers appreciate her experience, knowledge and skill during all stages of their respective real estate transactions…

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Ruth Franke

Ruth Franke has been an active member of the Northern Virginia community for nearly two decades. Raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Ruth moved to the Metropolitan DC area in 2002 with her husband and five children. Long before becoming a mother of five and a resident of Northern Virginia, Ruth was developing the skills crucial to being a successful real estate agent. Beginning her career as a forensic toxicologist, she learned the importance of focusing on details. From there, Ruth moved into her first sales role, selling research equipment for the life sciences. Years of sales experience have ensured Ruth is a master in the art of developing and nurturing long-term relationships.

She truly understands the paramount importance of listening carefully to her clients…

Laura Bean

Born in Washington, DC and raised in Northern Virginia, Laura earned her degree in Business Management from West Virginia University. She started her professional career in property management as Director of Human Resources for Dreyfuss Brothers. Laura gained priceless interpersonal skills and sharpened her knowledge of the dynamic real estate market in and around the Metropolitan area. Laura pursued her real estate license to navigate buying and selling her own real estate investments. Her passion for home staging grew from helping her clients prepare their homes for the market.

Laura entered real estate after a successful career with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals where she, as Sales Manager for the DC market, honed her negotiation and client relations skills as she and her team continuously led the country in top performance….

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Melody Hooker

Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Melody has called several cities in Northern Virginia home for 30 years. Each of these locations has given her the time to immerse herself in the community and the ability to be more informative about the local areas to help educate her clients and find what they are looking for in their next home.

Melody’s passions for real estate and art grew out of her family’s real estate and art gallery businesses. These twin passions led her to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from George Mason University and a Certificate of Appraisal Studies from George Washington University…

Emily Shively

Emily Shively

Being born into a real estate family, Emily has been exposed to the industry from a young age. She grew up locally in Arlington and McLean, Virginia. She went on to the University of Mary Washington, where she played collegiate basketball and received her degree in Business Administration and Sports Management.

After graduating, Emily gained valuable experience in Wealth Management at RBC. During her time in Wealth Management, Emily acquired insightful knowledge about financing and the market. She helped in assisting clients successfully reaching their financial goals through personalized guidance and strategic planning. Emily soon realized her passion for understanding people and empowering them to achieve their goals….

“We’ve bought and sold over 20 homes and Tracy is the best Realtor we have ever worked with. I highly recommend you put your trust in Tracy to sell your home!”

-J.R. and Melissa M.


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