Meet Our Brokers


Say hello to our outstanding team of real estate professionals!


Kelly Stafford LinkedInTruliaZillow

After a successful career as Vice President of Operations for a prominent NW Commercial Real Estate Development firm, Kelly entered into the residential real estate market in 2007. Building on her immediate success, Kelly opened Home Sweet Home Realty in 2011 with offices in Portland as well as Vancouver. Kelly’s goal from the very beginning has been to provide the best service to our clients at the fairest price. Home Sweet Home’s Managing Broker is in the Top 2% of all Portland-Metro real estate agents, year after year.

Tammie Ellis Home Sweet Home Realty

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No matter how far Tammie travels, she always finds her way home to the Pacific NW. Growing up in Portland has made Tammie familiar with all of the neighborhoods inside-and-out, and gives her the ability to assist you in selecting the perfect home for your family’s needs. Tammie is committed to working tirelessly on your behalf. Whether you are selling your home or looking for a new one, her goal is the same, YOUR HAPPINESS!


Luda Mayzus Home Sweet Home Realty

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“The favorite part of my job are negotiations. I love turning difficult situations into successful transactions and achieving the best possible outcome for my clients in the most professional way. I advocate for my clients and my every day mantra is that my every action is a reflection of my client’s goals, decisions, and ethics.” Luda moved to Portland in 2003 and prior to attaining her dream job within the Real Estate industry, enjoyed a great career in Marketing. She now successfully leverages that experience and knowledge in finance and marketing in her chosen profession. When not working, Luda enjoys trying to keep up with her two children, speaks Russian, lifts heavy weights and improves on her gymnastics moves. When it comes to taking things slow and relaxing, there is nothing better than just digging away in her garden!

Leslie Moss Home Sweet Home Realty

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A Southerner by birth, Leslie has called Portland home since 2002. After graduating from NC State University, she spent 15 years underwriting, assisting, and analyzing for banks and insurance companies. Her love of personal finance and helping others led her to a career in real estate. Leslie is warm, cooperative, yet fiercely dedicated to her clients needs. She is passionate about helping them prepare for making some of the biggest financial decisions of their lives. She’s a lifelong animal lover and a dedicated volunteer and board member for a local cat shelter. She also enjoys gardening, singing karaoke, & pondering if she should get a crossbow just in case of a zombie apocalypse.

Tina Duckett Home Sweet Home Realty

Tina Duckett

Tina Duckett, a mission oriented agent who will work diligently for you. Tina knows the territory. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and having lived in both the suburbs and rural areas, she has a deep understanding of its communities. Real estate is a relationship-based business, and Tina strives to create client relationships built on trust and confidence. Her ultimate goal: a business built upon referrals from clients who are completely satisfied with the professional and personal service they received.

Bernadette Ward Home Sweet Home Realty

Bernadette Ward

Bernadette has been selling for the past 30 years and the things she has sold have gotten increasingly large. She’s gone from selling newspapers to meat to appliances and now Real Estate. As someone with a lifelong interest in Real Estate, Bernadette decided to channel her experience and success into helping both sellers and buyers. A seasoned investor herself, Bernadette has much knowledge about homes and shares that experience with her clients. Bernadette brings a number of important attributes to this career including a strong commitment to the people she works on behalf of, a friendly and practical approach, a keen eye for the details, a tireless work ethic- Bernadette doesn’t rest until her clients are satisfied. Bernadette would love to assist you in your efforts to prepare your property to sell or in your quest to find the perfect home to buy.

Suzanne Merritt & Wendy Demers

Suzanne comes from a family of real estate developers. She learned many aspects of real estate from the family business and her professional life. “I love working with people and building a sense of home. Home is where we share love, laughter, and light with friends and family.” Suzanne embodies the characteristics of compassion, empathy, determination, and honesty. She enjoys working with clients and helping them achieve their goals.

Before joining Home Sweet Home, Wendy built a successful career in IT. She has the mind of an engineer and the heart of an artist. She loves to bake and finds great joy in feeding others. Wendy volunteers with organizations that support at-risk families, women, and children. “I get the greatest satisfaction from helping a client achieve their goals.” Integrity, compassion, a quick wit, and a strong desire to be of service are what drive Wendy.