News and Updates January 9, 2017

Sereno Group’s Mary Pope-Handy Named “Best Real Estate Agent In Silicon Valley” By The San Jose Mercury News

LOS GATOS, CA—July 8, 2011. Mary Pope-Handy, CRS, SRES, ABR, E-Pro, ACRE, a Realtor at Sereno Group Real Estate, was named “Best Real Estate Agent in Silicon Valley” in the prestigious “Readers Choice” annual publication created by the San Jose Mercury News. The winners are designated by popular consumer votes each spring.

“I am deeply honored by my clients’ vote of confidence and appreciation,” Pope-Handy says, “I am fortunate to work with the best people, many of whom are repeat and referral based clients or who find me via my blogs, websites and other online activity while researching real estate in Silicon Valley. Going the extra mile is a pleasure when you work with super clients.”

Mary Pope-Handy is a 2nd generation Realtor with 18 years full time experience selling real estate in San Jose, Los Gatos, and Santa Clara County’s west side areas, primarily. She is the co-author of a book, Get the Best Deal When Selling Your Home in Silicon Valley, has won numerous awards for real estate sales, service, and blogging, and additionally is a popular speaker, trainer and panelist on blogging, social media, internet marketing and other real estate related topics.

Pope-Handy lives in Los Gatos and works with Sereno Group in Los Gatos, a company which itself just was named “Best Workplace in Silicon Valley” by the Bay Area News Group. Learn more about Mary at or

“The Mercury News Best in Silicon Valley” is an annual awards section of the Mercury Newspaper. Celebrating its 10th year, the recognition is based upon voting from the newspaper’s readership and represents the results of several thousand voters each year. The “Reader’s Choice” voting covers various categories, including dining, hospitality, real estate, and services, among others. More information on this year’s winners can be found at

About Sereno Group:

Open since July 1, 2006, Sereno Group Real Estate has quickly established itself as a market leader by continually attracting top producing agents in the Silicon Valley. During this time, Sereno Group has achieved the highest per agent productivity for residential real estate brokers in the county. In 2011, Sereno Group ranked amongst the top 10 brokerages in the United States for per agent closed sales volume in Real Trend’s annual national brokerage rankings report. The company, which has been ranked the #1 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area for three years in a row, now has six offices located in Los Gatos, Saratoga, Los Altos, Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto and Willow Glen. The 220 agents of Sereno Group sell and serve the Santa Clara, San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties and points beyond.

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