AboutThe Sylvia Real Estate Team

Welcome! Looking to buy or sell your next home or investment? The Sylvia Real Estate Team is here to help you make a well-researched decision while creating a positive experience through your sale or purchase of a home. We are experienced in estate sales, multi-family transactions, as well as condos and single family transactions. We want to partner with you and every stakeholder in the process so that the small important details do not slip through the cracks.

We utilize our proven systems, checklists, weekly status calls and project plans to keep you informed and stay transparent as we work towards your end goals. Meet our team of experts:

Sylvia Sarkisyan

Sylvia brings forth a wealth of knowledge from the Information Technology industry, specifically in Database Marketing. After years of analyzing key data insights for Fortune 100 and 500 companies, Sylvia decided it was time to use those skills for everyday clients right in her backyard. In addition to being technically savvy, Sylvia has also built strong relationships with her clients. She is involved with your purchase and selling decisions from the moment she meets you, until long after you have moved into your new home or have sold your home. Sylvia learned that in any industry, people always come first and through positive relationships and communication with people, you can make anything happen.


National Association of Realtors
Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Multi-Committee Member
National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
Boston Business Women’s Network, Member

Certifications & Designations:

Certified Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA)
Certified Real Estate Negotiations Expert (RENE)
Council of Residential Specialist (CRS)
Accredited Buyers Agent (ABR)
Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)

Marcelle Poteau

Marcelle Poteau has an extensive background in all administrative tasks. Having held positions in client services, education and sales fields, Marcelle’s experiences in various industries allow her a unique insight and set of skills enabling her to quickly formulate and effectuate action plans to achieve desired results. She will tailor her skills to meet your needs during the length of your real estate transaction. Her superior interpersonal skills allow her to work seamlessly with others from all levels, backgrounds and cultures. She has a proven track record of taking initiative and completing projects with exceptional quality and attention to detail. She has a talent for cutting through all the noise and prioritizing tasks efficiently. Marcelle will communicate with you during all aspects of your real estate transaction, providing necessary information, instructions and answering all your questions. She will ensure confidentiality and transparency are high priorities in addition to making your real estate transaction as smooth as possible.

Certifications & Designations:

Certified Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA)


Edward Sarkisyan
Edward is the business owner of Smart Coats and has run his business for over 10 years. His licensed and insured team only operates with very high standards. If you need a quote on home improvements or some quick advice, he can handle most of these requests quickly to help give you a ballpark starting point before price-comparing among other experts in the field.

In addition to our team, we have valuable partnerships with additional service providers such as mortgage lenders, attorneys, home inspection companies, house cleaners, junk removers, painters, specialty contractors, and many more. We believe building strong relationships in our industry gives our clients an advantage for the best service possible.


On the buyer side, Sylvia Real Estate Team will not only analyze the fair market value of your prospective home but also analyze the overall market of a neighborhood, research any news articles that may impact your decision to buy, and go out of our way to research the listings to find you the perfect match. In addition to finding you the right home or investment, Sylvia Real Estate Team will walk you through the offer process, loan application process, inspections, negotiations, appraisals, closing process and associated costs throughout. The process may feel daunting but Sylvia Real Estate Team is here every step of the way and available evenings and weekends when you may need a pressing question answered. Sylvia Real Estate Team will work hard so that you do not have to; we see the relationship as a partnership. We believe we’re in this together and our job is not complete until you have officially opened the door to your new home, and even then Sylvia Real Estate Team would be happy to assist you as you settle in and research fun home projects.


On the seller side, Sylvia Real Estate Team will make sure that we do a thorough analysis of the market value of your home, review comparable properties in your area, and assist you through the photography, staging and showing of your home. Your home will be held with the utmost respect while we go through the showing process. The house will be left as it was found and all special requests are taken seriously to respect the space. We will partner together to determine a marketing plan that meets your needs and Sylvia Real Estate Team will personally walk you through the negotiations as offers start coming in. We are available all evenings and weekends, and will be by your side each step of the way. We will be happy to assist you with any questions on your own buying, moving, or cleaning needs as well as any restoration projects. Our job is not complete until you have officially handed off your keys to the new buyer and even then would be happy to assist you in your future endeavors.