Don't Be Shy....Call The Shy Team 

Buying or selling a home is a major life choice whatever your real estate needs, we can help you reach your goals with confidence. Our expertise of the local market areas will give you the best possible experience from start to finish. 

Whether you are looking for a home, commercial, or land property we will have all the information you need about the current market.

About Us

Vicky Shy and Karla Shy Snider have comprised this real estate team for a combined over 40 years of experience in sales and marketing of residential, land, farm, commercial, development, investment and new construction. They have the capabilities to work as both Buyer's Agents and Seller's Agents, and they are committed to giving their clients top of the line, full service resulting in an unparalleled real estate experience.

Since obtaining her Real Estate Salesperson's license in 1985, Vicky has been one of the Top Realtors in the Columbia/Boone County area. During this time, she has obtained her Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Graduate of the REALTOR®'s Institute (GRI), Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR) and her Real Estate Broker's License. Vicky has also been an active member of community and professional organizations such as the the Tiger Quarterback Club, Women's Network, Columbia Chamber of Commerce, King's Daughters, Columbia Board of Realtors, Missouri Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, & National, American & Missouri Quarter Horse Associations....just to name a few. Vicky also maintains a superior knowledge of current zoning issues, easements, surveys, legal and environmental issues.

Karla Shy Snider obtained her Real Estate Salesperson's License in 1993. This led her to receive a BSBA in Finance & Banking and Real Estate from the University of Missouri- Columbia. She then obtained her Broker's license in 1999 along with her Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR) accreditation. Karla has also been involved in many community and professional organizations such as: Women's Council of Realtors (President 2004), Advisory Board Kappa Alpha Theta, REALTOR®'s Political Action Committee (RPAC-Chair 2002), Columbia Board of Realtors, Columbia Chamber of Commerce, King's Daughter's, American, National & Missouri Quarter Horse Associations, & Tiger Quarterback Club.

In addition, Vicky and Karla are strong supporters of University of Missouri Athletics. Go Tigers!


Our Services


Call or email us today.

 Office 573-876-2888

Vicky Shy 573-424-2200

Karla Snider 573-268-6511

Vicky and her staff did a great job for us. We aren’t from the area and recently relocated for work. Vicky and her staff lined up some great options for us to choose from and were extremely helpful throughout the entire process. Would recommend!

                                                                                                                      ~Andy Humes, Columbia

Karla and Vicky Shy did an incredible job selling our home and helping us get into a new home! They were very                 professional, quick to answer any and all questions, and made us feel at ease throughout the entire process! I would highly recommend anyone looking to buy or sell a home to use them!

~Kim Bishop, Columbia, MO