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Realtor, Team Leader

Sharlene Hensrud

“My mission is to serve my clients with honesty and integrity, exceeding their expectations in service and support… and to help others by donating a portion of every transaction to Habitat for Humanity.”

READ ABOUT SHARLENE & JOHN at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity Blog

Education & Affiliations

  • ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative)
  • CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert)
  • CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)
  • e-PRO (Certified Internet Professional)
  • green REsource (eco-friendly practices)
  • Old Home Certified
  • GRI (Graduate, Realtors Institute)
  • SFR (Short Sale Foreclosure Resource)
  • SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist)
  • 55+ Certified Senior Real Estate Advisor
  • RE/MAX Hall of Fame
  • MPLS ST PAUL Magazine Super Real Estate Agent Award every year since 2008 for outstanding client satisfaction
  • Graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead, MN

Professional Experience

A licensed Realtor since 2000, Sharlene also draws on her diverse background to provide the highest level of customer service and satisfaction. With past experience ranging from teacher to framing store/art gallery owner to marketing and corporate business development, she has the ability to provide support for nearly any circumstance. Highly intuitive, Sharlene is at her best helping find the best solutions for your unique situation… whether it be buying your first home or moving from the home where you have lived most of your life.


With her family all in the Twin Cities, Sharlene enjoys spending her Wednesdays Unplugged… when she and her husband of more than 45 years cook and welcome their two grown children and their families for ‘family night’ every week. She also loves singing, movies, travel, the theatre, reading, walking and exploring with her camera.

Words Clients Use to Describe Sharlene

very patient, professional, personable, detailed, unbiased opinion, knowledgeable, compassion, integrity, dedication, hard-working, honest, friendly, responds, no pressure, informative, expertise, communication, timely, amazing, genuine, trust, resourceful, kind, a Godsend

Myers Briggs Personality Type

INTJ – imaginative and creative thinkers and problem solvers – Introversion, Intuition, Thinking, Judging

My INTJ-ness has been tempered by living with and learning from my ENFP husband for more than 45 loving years!

“Strengths Finder 2.0″ – Tom Rath

Sharlene’s Strengths according to Strengths Finder: Connectedness – Input – Intellection – Achiever – Maximizer