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When it comes time for a military move across the East Coast, things couldn´t be stressful enough!

However, Crystal went above and beyond to make sure we got our home listed and with a tenant a month before our actual move. As first time landlords, we had a ton of worries and questions, but Crystal´s knowledge and expertise helped guide us through stress and worry-free. We´re excited about our new journey alongside Crystal and the team

Ili and Tamara Narvaez

Vanessa, was very knowledgeable professional and local Port St Lucie area realtor she went above and beyond to make the experience perfect.

She shows us few houses until We found our dream home. Thank you very much.

Jorge Banon

Very much enjoyed working with Crystal.

She did an excellent job in all aspects throughout the home buying process. I would highly recommend to anyone.

Storiesfordays Tim

Great realtor, down to earth, very helpful Crystal´s professionalism was outstanding.

She was always available to answer any questions, responded in timely manners, and was very knowledgeable. I would definetly recommend her to all my family and friends. She´s treats you like a friend and not just a client.


We worked with Stacey on the sale of our home, From day one she was courteous, professional and responsive to our every request.

We had some issues with the buyers and Stacey helped to resolve them quickly and positively. Stacey is the only realtor we will deal with as she made the entire process seamless and trouble free.

Steven Eskow

We recommend anyone looking to buy or sell a home in the Treasure Coast to call Darci!

Coming from another state we were not familiar with FL homes and neighborhoods. Darci impressed us with her knowledge of the home buying process ,her experience and network of ancillary professionals that helped us find the perfect neighborhood to call home. After meeting several other realtors in the beginning we chose Darci because she quickly figured out what we were looking for and tailored our search to suit. Darci always had our best interest in mind and was with us from the day we started to the moment we closed . You will not be disappointed.

Michelle Zettler

Buying and finding a house a house in this market was not an easy task, Darci was very professional as well as personal…my stresses were high as all my criteria needed to be met.

Darci is not only a fantastic realtor, she is an excellent support system. ANYTIME there was a house I wanted to see Darci moved fast as houses were flying off the market. She negotiated and helped me to obtain the house of my dreams, she worked hard to make sure things like repairs were fair. Darci and her team are amazing and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to purchase or sell their home, she goes above and beyond and she doesn't give up. Her persistence, her drive and her passion is what you need in a realtor. I am so blessed that she was able to find me my dream home and I trust and believe she will find yours as well. Thank you again Darci

Jenell Hylton

Darci has qualities that make her an extremely successful realtor.

I can’t say enough about her professionalism and knowledge within the industry. She has high integrity and is very conscientious and tenacious, always keeping the clients best interests in mind. My real estate purchase was a small transaction relative to the size of properties and transactions Darci is capable of handling but she treated me with the same professionalism and courtesies one would expect for a very large transaction. One of the qualities I respected the most was her no- nonsense style. As a busy professional, I don’t have time to waste. She gets to the point quickly yet professionally, always respecting the clients time. She does a great job of listening to her client’s needs . She does research to assist with assessing a fair market value of the property for the listing and then negotiates effectively with the opposing broker on behalf of the client. She is extremely responsive to questions, often responding immediately to my after hours emails and messages. She shows great attention to the details enabling the transaction to get done. I have the highest level of confidence in her. Both of my transactions went very smoothly and we closed on time. We had a small issue on a roof and Darci had great follow through even through the adversity. She followed up many times with me until the issue was resolved. As mentioned above, she represented me on the purchase side of the transaction and the sale side, I would not hesitate to use her as my agent in the future. She is very smart and transactions can sometime become very complex. I have the highest level of confidence in her and feel she would be able to properly assess any situation and figure out an effective solution.

Joe Harmon

Details Crystal made the home buying experience a positive one Crystal showed us many homes meeting the requirements we had asked for.

She was patient and very responsive at all times. She researched any question she didn´t have an answer for immediately. She always kept us apprised of current developments. She helped us out greatly when our closing was postponed. Crystal was a real pleasure to work with. We highly recommend Crystal in your home search!!!

Cynthia Esser

My experience exceeded my expectations.

. Lisa's knowledge and experience of PSL real estate was extensive. I was very cautious starting my process of first selling and buying at the same time as I heard many Disastrous stories. She has a wonderful personality and guided me through the process with suggestions, options, no pressure. She has great communication skills; explaining and answering questions. I'm extremely happy I chose Lisa as my real estate agent as my experience was a good one!!

Buyer & Seller - L. Quinn

Crystal was a pleasure to work with.

She was nothing but professional and friendly, always answering all my questions no matter how silly they were. We are so thankful that she made the impossible happen. Thank you once again Crystal, you are a blessing in our lives. Source:


Vanessa was super helpful from the moment we first met.

Her knowledge and expertise was exactly what we were looking for to make our decision. She guided us through the whole process and was always available to answer any of our questions. Simply a true pleasure to work with her.

Ianess Matias

This is the third house I’ve purchased this year through Darci, and she has consistently delivered high-quality service.

She was responsive virtually around the clock, was proactive, and continually went above and beyond to ensure a smooth home buying process. Darci has a wide network of vendors that she can recommend for any home repairs and improvements. She is closely familiar with other agents, homeowners insurance representatives, local financiers, and more. This contributes to her ability to get things done and done quickly. I highly recommend Darci to any property investor or first time home buyer as Darci is extremely knowledgeable about the local market and well-liked by all.

Alexandra Eisenman

My wife and I were introduced to Crystal by a mutual friend when we wanted to purchase our first investment property.

From our first meeting through to the closing, Crystal was available to answer all of our many questions and provided good advise to make the home buying process a good experience. She has a positive attitude and was very proactive on our behalf. Crystal has a solid team of support professionals that assisted in the property inspections, repairs, legal documents, mortgage, and closing. My wife and look forward to working with Crystal again on our next investment purchase. Source:


She helped us find the perfect house.

She answered all of our questions and there were a lot! She walked us through the entire process and as first time home buyers she made everything much easier. Anyone that has her an agent now or in the future are extremely lucky. She goes above and beyond for her customers and always has a smile on her face ☺️

Lisa Gardell

Crystal works very hard to make sure her clients needs are met and exceeded!

Crystal was a true joy to work with and did everything she could to find me the perfect home. Crystal will be my forever realtor--she is GREAT!, Source:

Lisa B
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"During my search for a home specifically new construction, I visited several websites and reviewed their respective listings and would receive follow-up calls or emails from agents representing various realty companies, however I did not feel comfortable until my communication with "Ms. Vanessa Leavis / Atlantic Shores Realty. Vanessa was both patient and thorough in defining the process, she reviewed the current market conditions for both buying and selling since my parents at the time also had an interest in purchasing a new home while selling their existing home. Vanessa tirelessly and efficiently coordinated with a number of local builders and offered recommendations and referrals not only based on our needs and inquires but what was best for us. Vanessa was very concise and straightforward during her communications and consistently demonstrated integrity and a superior level of subject matter expertise while always maintaining a high degree of courtesy, professionalism, and respect. She exceeded all my expectations and accomplished what prior agents expressed could not be done. The entire process was facilitated in such an incisive manner, from pre-approval to closing- the journey was seamless. I will utilize the services of Vanessa and Atlantic Shores Realty for all future real estate needs, and she comes with my highest recommendation to anyone in the market: Thank you for this amazing journey “Vanessa” you’re an “Angel” in disguise!"
5 /5.0
by denniswilson9001
"After having many failed attempts to find a good realtor, I was put in touch with Vanessa. She is honestly the best of the best. I was a first time home buyer, she made the process easy and less nerve-wrecking. She answered all my questions, helped me find the perfect home for me, and within my budget. She went above and beyond to help me get my new construction home, even with all the delays that are happening with the pandemic. I am so grateful for her."
5 /5.0
by reyna alessandra 12
"It was a great experience. This my second home and my first realtor was nothing next to Vanessa. She really got the job done. I would and have recommended her. Very happy to have met her"
5 /5.0
by zuser20141023104000956
"Vanessa was a blessing in disguise! She made this process beyond easy. Even when I wanted to give up, she reminded me that I would find the house that is meant for me! Indeed, I did! I am beyond grateful for her loving personality, willingness, & patience! She’s truly the best!!!"
5 /5.0
by mzlele22
"At realtor she is amazing I would suggest her to anyone . She is an amazing person. She is very fast and efficient always on time and very friendly and helpful person. She helped me find a great lender they work well together. If you ever need anything she is there to help and figure it out. Will use again."
5 /5.0
by Jennifer Godown
"She was great, even sent a house warming gift. We had issues with the inspectors her company works with but that’s not her fault always hire your own inspectors I’ve learned! She was extremely responsive and diligent on paperwork. There were some bumps along the way with the house we purchased but I’m sure if we had given her the chance to help us fix all the issues “like the flood that happened when contingent we didn’t learn about until after signing for the home” she would have happily helped. Couldn’t ask for a better realtor!"
5 /5.0
by Tate35
"Excellent realtor. Amazingly diligent and hard working. The best. You won’t be disappointed. Extremely professional!!! Used all her tools to get the property sold!"
5 /5.0
by user286207
"I can’t speak highly enough of Vanessa Leavis. Her professionalism, knowledge, honesty, integrity, and hard work ethics are very much appreciated and respected. She has resources if needed. Wonderful about showing homes on your schedule. Her commitment is reflected in her attention to the details. She is very knowledgeable, accessible, and communicates clearly, making the process easy. A joy to work with!"
5 /5.0
by mlcheikh
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