Ralph has lived and sold real estate in South Santa Clara County for the past 43+ years and is a "Founding Member" of Intero. With more than 1000 local homes sold, and hundreds of happy clients, friends & family, Ralph has become a fiber in his community to the point that "locals" call him the ‘Mayor of Morgan Hill’. He has proven to be a master of his profession, with negotiating prowess, and unmatched expertise. Ultimately providing every client with a smooth, seamless, and solid transaction. Elements that don't happen without a lifetime of experience.
Teressa, his daughter and teammate, is the Co-Founder and former Marketing Director of the Intero brand for 22+ years. She grew from the same dirt as our south county orchards, and now is raising her own family here as well. She is a marketing ace, a guru in her field, and is networked globally. Together as the Chellino Francis Group they are unrivaled.
So if you're looking to get top dollar for your home, or are a first time home buyer looking to stretch every dollar, NO TEAM has the skills like the Chellino Francis Group. We promise to take care of you like family.
Education: San Jose State University / B.A., Master's Degree & California Teaching Credential
Affiliations: National Association of Realtors - California Association of Realtors - San Jose Real Estate Board - California Teacher's Association - Knights of Columbus
Born and raised in Morgan Hill and a proud Live Oak High School alumni, Teressa Chellino Francis went on to earn her degree in Marketing from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.
Hired 6 months prior to graduating with the first ‘real’ job of her career she shot into the work force settling 5 years later into the real estate industry. In 2002 she joined forces with national real estate leader Gino Blefari, former Founder & CEO of Intero Real Estate Services, now currently CEO of HomeServices of America, a company owned by Warren Buffett and the country's largest real estate firm. As a co-founder, Teressa quickly became part of the core executive team, which went on to build the Intero brand from the ground up. Through her efforts and grass root marketing strategies Intero is now within the top 10 largest real estate brokerages nationwide, per the Real Trend 500 rankings.
After working in Silicon Valley for more than 20 years, she decided to join her parents Ralph & Christine Chellino to pursue a career as a REALTOR® in South Santa Clara County. Ralph & Christine have been a premier real estate team for more than 40 years, servicing the Bay Area including San Jose, Morgan Hill, San Martin & Gilroy. Together with Teressa’s expert marketing skills they are unrivaled as the Chellino Francis Group.
Teressa not only brings executive level marketing strategies, but a tireless work ethic, incredible attention to detail, and the highest level of professionalism to her clients.
So if you want TOP DOLLAR for your home, or to get your offer accepted on the home of your dreams, NO ONE has the skills and expertise of the Chellino Francis Group. We promise to take care of you like family.