Michelle L. Shortsleeve-Garcia has been in the real estate/mortgage industry since 1993. She specializes in helping military homebuyers and buyers wishing to build their dream homes.
As a member of a military family, Michelle has traveled the path to homeownership on several occasions. She completely understands buying, selling and moving from the buyers’ perspective, giving her the unique ability to ease anxiety and instill confidence in her clients. She says, “I care about each client. It’s not just a transaction to me. They become my friends. I’m here to answer questions from the beginning of the journey to homeownership to the end.”
Michelle plays an intricate role in helping clients from first time home buyers, to clients wishing to upsize, downsize, or find their forever home. Michelle specializes in new construction financing for buyers who want to build their dream home. “I explain the steps buyers need to take if they want to become a homeowner. I help buyers feel confident that if they do this, then they can start moving forward.” In addition, she’s a Military Housing Specialist and is very experienced in helping military families navigate the mortgage process.
An active participant of her community, Michelle has been a member of Fayetteville Association of Realtors, Home Builders Association, and Mortgage Bankers Association. Michelle has worked and volunteered with Fort Bragg Army Community Services – Housing Class, Jubilee Women’s Veterans House, Kids Peace Charity Auction, Business Builders Network, Fayetteville Divas, Walk to End Lupus and Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Michelle spends her time off with her husband and son. Her interests are muscle cars and Harley Davidson motorcycles.