The REALty Sisters Team

Real-life sisters Leah Volkov and Sarah (Volkov) DeBell are also sisters and partners in REALty. Both accomplished Brokers in their own right, they love working together because it allows them to cover a larger geographical area and to serve their clients with twice the attentiveness, communication and integrity.

Leah, a licensed Principal Broker since 2019, has lived in the Salem-Keizer area for over 30 years. She raised her three kids in Salem and worked in the 24-J school system for over a decade. She uses her regional knowledge and hometown expertise to assist her clients in selecting the neighborhood, school district and community that is right for them. Her clients and coworkers will testify that she is an incredibly dedicated agent, and often works overtime to find a property and a location to fit their exact needs. Leah specializes in residential real estate with an extensive background in new construction, balanced by her keen eye for rehab and remodeling potential in older homes.

Sarah lives and works in the Eugene-Springfield area. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oregon, a Master of Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a certificate in Professional Technical Writing from the University of Washington. Sarah has worked in education, marketing and technical writing, but has finally found her niche in real estate. Sarah draws from her diverse professional experience to provide a unique skill set to clients and colleagues alike.

Growing up in a big family, Leah and Sarah have come to understand that home is more than just a place to live – it is a place where so many of the connections and memories that shape us are made. They believe that your home should be your sanctuary, and their approach to helping clients is a showcase of that ideal.

Together as The REALty Sisters, Leah and Sarah specialize in helping buyers and their families navigate major life transitions, and have both earned the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SERS) designation from the National Association of Realtors. They understand the nuances of downsizing, reverse mortgages, aging-in-place, and retirement living, bringing compassion and confidence to the various challenges and opportunities that exist for their elderly clients.

So, whether helping you buy your first home or transitioning a loved one into a retirement residence, The REALty Sisters will guide you through the process with respect, loyalty and integrity. They have had each other’s backs through all of life’s major transitions and decisions, and you can be sure they’ll have your back, too.

When you work with The REALty Sisters, you work with family!