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Shelly Rydell
Licensed in NC & SC
My Listings

Areas Served

  • In town market (Cotswold, Dilworth, Midwood, Eastover, Myers Park)
  • Southpark Area (Foxcroft, Barclay Downs)
  • Belmont, Gaston County
  • Matthews, Mint Hill, Stallings, Indian Trail
  • Fort Mill, Lake Wylie 

About Me

  • Shelly Rydell joined Dickens Mitchener in 2003 and has built her business to be consistently in the top 10 in sales with over 90% or more of her annual sales coming from happy past client referrals.
  • As a Charlotte native she has extensive knowledge of the city’s most sought-after neighborhoods and the parks, schools, and amenities throughout our area.
  • Shelly attended the NCSU College of Design, earning two degrees in architecture
  • She worked in the design field for more than 10 years before shifting to real estate.
  • She grew up in the SouthPark area, and has owned property in Elizabeth, Plaza-Midwood, and Cotswold where she has lived for 16+ years. 

Fun Facts

  • In her free time, Shelly enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 teens, working in her garden, traveling to the NC mountains and coast, reading, and cooking!
  • In a book club, serves on the membership committee at Carmel Country Club, loves to support friends and family in their various charitable passions. It keeps her diversified in what she supports! 
  • Avid social media poster. Check her out to see what she is all about! She loves finding quirky things in houses and sharing them. 
  • Five-Star Real Estate Agent in Charlotte Magazine, 10+ times
  • Shelly has a creative mind. She has dabbled in art, has a large vegetable and herb garden, loved doing crafts when kiddos were smaller, and often helps clients and friends plot a renovation or update to their home! 

Milestones & Memberships

  • Canopy Multiple Listing Services
  • Canopy REALTOR® Association
  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • South Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • Dickens Mitchener Top Producer in 2005-2019
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    Lilly and I unfortunately don't have any family in Charlotte or the surrounding area. With that being said, we don't have the opportunity to get some much needed advice. However, Shelly provides that for us. She listens to our needs, gives us... read more

    Jake Lankheit
    Home Owner
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    Working with Shelly Rydell and Dickens-Mitchener was excellent experience. Shelly seems to be a broker that really does take a personal interest in her clients and every home she sells. She is honest and realistic, very important traits in a ... read more

    Jim Bigham
    Jim Bigham
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    I have been working with Shelly for a few years now assisting her in staging homes. I have seen first hand how she rolls her sleeves up and digs in with clients. She goes the extra mile to make sure their house looks its best by helping with ... read more

    Katie Catron
    Simply Katie
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    We were very impressed by the properties that Shelly showed us. She listened to our preferences and ultimately helped us find a home that is perfect for us. Shelly is a friendly and dedicated professional and we would highly recommend her.

    Allie M.
    Home Owner
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    Would I refer Shelly to family + friends for their real estate needs? Absolutely, yes and yes.

    Tara Lilly
    Home Owner
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    Shelly Rydell works incredibly hard to ensure her client's needs are met at every step of the way. We were incredibly impressed with how well she gauged the market when we sold our home. She helped us to prepare the home to sell without goi... read more

    Katherine Addison
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    Shelly was referred to us by different sets of friends in different areas of Charlotte, which speaks to her range of knowledge in the market and ability to match folks to their next home. She was a tremendous help in getting our current home ... read more

    The Clodes
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    Shelly was a rock star for us when finding and buying our house in Charlotte! We were relocating from Maryland in a strong seller's market and she helped us make efficient use of our trips to Charlotte, providing solid pre-trip research and ... read more

    The Dotys
    Home Owner
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    Shelly is THE BEST realtor we have ever worked with. She made selling our home a breeze. She is very professional and we were wowed from the start when she presented to us her strategy for selling her house. We relocated from Charlotte t... read more

    Min A.
    Home Owner
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    No one is more knowledgeable, harder working or easier to work with than Shelly. She gets things done in a thorough, professional and efficient way. Most important to me was that she answered all of our questions before we even knew to ask ... read more

    Jason S.
    Home Owner
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    You really can't find a better realtor in the Charlotte area than Shelly Rydell. She knows the market extensively, has an architectural background which gives her even more expertise, and she goes above and beyond for her clients. She helped ... read more

    James McGahey
    Home Owner
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    My wife and I highly recommend Shelly Rydell. We have worked with several realtors over the years and Shelly is head and shoulders above the rest. She took the time to understand what we needed and then she threw herself into accomplishing ... read more

    Lex Erwin
    Home Owner
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    Shelly is an outstanding realtor. Her client service skills are impeccable. Through these stressful and emotional events of buying a new home and selling a home, she was extremely attentive and thoughtful. She helped us with every detail of... read more

    Amy Erwin
    Home Owner