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Women in Real Estate: S – Z

Sarah Shimoff
A Passionate Advocate for Her Clients

Sarah Shimoff of Compass Real Estate

Sarah Shimoff has a gift for matching clients with their dream homes. She combines deep market knowledge and negotiating savvy with patience and warmth to help clients meet their goals. Shimoff has sold over $70 million in property in the Boston area. In a tight market, she is an effective advocate and able to access both off-market and on-market properties. Her clients trust her because she puts their needs and wishes first in every situation.

Shimoff has helped clients break records in sale prices, raze and build homes, create stunning custom marketing assets, stage homes to increase their appeal, and found properties that were not for sale for clients where none of the properties on the market fit, including sales for two homes abutting Robbins Farm Park in Arlington.

Shimoff’s talents and relationships stretch beyond the business of buying and selling. She is a passionate advocate for her clients, encouraging them to think holistically about value, renovations, and timelines. Well-respected throughout the city for her reliability, charisma, and candor, Shimoff is connected with lenders, inspectors, attorneys, appraisers, brokers, interior designers, organizers, movers, and other housing professionals. Each client benefits from the breadth of her network, and her experience as a real estate investor, renovator, and homeowner.

Born and raised in the Boston area, Shimoff understands the locations and the lifestyle each section of a community provides having lived in Downtown Boston in the North End, Back Bay, Cambridge, Somerville, Allston, Norwood, and Concord. She has 17 years of experience in real estate. Shimoff served on a board member for a Botson-based children’s art project, The Colored Pencil Project, and is now raising money for local women filmmakers. She lives in Watertown with her family in an antique Victorian

Contact her at [email protected] or 617-501-3015.


The Bohlin Group
A Dynamic Mother-Daughter Duo

The Bohlin Group of Compass Real Estate

In the short span of five years, since Martha and Anna Bohlin became a mother-daughter duo, The Bohlin Group has proven itself a force in the Massachusetts real estate market. This should come as no surprise as the family’s knowledge of the industry goes back three generations.

Kathrine Doyle Whiteman, the matriarch of the family and Martha Bohlin’s mother, was a real estate agent in Fairfield, CT, during the 1970s and ’80s. Martha worked closely with her mother between 1980 and 1984, before relocating to Massachusetts with her family. Martha’s daughter, Anna, joined her in 2016, as the tradition continues.

“We truly take pride in the work we do as a mother-daughter team,” Anna says. Highlighting their passion for building strong and long-standing relationships with their clients, both Bohlins emphasize their traditional and modern take on real estate and how it brings a level of personalization to every transaction.

Operating as women in this industry isn’t always the easiest, but as Martha points out, “we are always leaning on one another, learning from one another, and supporting each other. There’s no doubt that there are incredibly high highs, as well as low lows, but at the end of the day, we have each other to rely on.” What makes this team unique is their ability to build relationships, and lean into their network, providing a level of unparalleled service.

For more information, contact [email protected] call 508-944-4580.


The Diana Lucivero Group
The Queen of Cape Cod Real Estate

The Diana Lucivero Group of Compass Real Estate

As a top-performing agent in the Cape Cod market for many years, Diana Lucivero brought her team to Compass because of their cutting-edge technology and client experience. Lucivero prides herself on her integrity, work ethic, and enthusiasm, which are grounded in a corporate sales discipline and hospitality industry background. Her reputation in the Cape Cod market was quickly established for going above and beyond to exceed her clients’ expectations.

The Diana Lucivero Group also includes Shauna Callinan of Falmouth and Becky Kanaley of Centerville.

Callinan is a lifelong resident of Falmouth who is invested in helping to grow the community and to help others to build their lives on Cape Cod. Kanaley loves bringing her perspective and experience to her hometown, where her young family have put down roots. She has a jeweler background, which allows her to bring a strong attention to detail to every transaction. She loves helping sellers creatively prepare their homes for the market along with helping buyers visualize the potential in a property during their home search.

The Diana Lucivero Group empowers female entrepreneurs and brings expertise and passion to Compass on Cape Cod. Connect with them to feel right at home.

For more information, contact [email protected] or call 508-667-8977.


The McLaren Team
Buy and Sell with Confidence

The McLaren Team. Team members, left to right: Mia Doherty, Andrea D’Agostino Boike, Jelena Djuragic, and Susan McLaren

Elevate your real estate experience with The McLaren Team.  Buying and selling is an intricate process that requires a team that is knowledgeable in all aspects. With over a decade of experience, and a wide range of market knowledge, our team offers an effective approach and provides a superior level of service.  We go above and beyond to ensure you make the smartest decisions, feel confident, and reach your overall goal.

The McLaren Team provides staging, punch list coordination, clean out, in-depth analysis, and creative digital and print marketing to maximize the value of your home. We are well versed in all aspects of our fast-paced suburban and urban markets, whether building a viable project or winning a single unit bidding war.

We can assess off-market properties, advise on new builds, or help with international financing—whatever you need. Our client testimonials and selling performance speak for themselves. We have maintained a five-star service rating and continue to keep a 104 percent sale-to-list-price ratio, with an average of seven days to receive an offer. From the city to the suburbs, we have it covered.

Contact Susan McLaren at The McLaren Team at [email protected] or 617-605-8348.

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