Melissa earned a bachelor’s of science degree in International Business from Regis University in Denver, Colorado in 1991. A long-time Phoenix resident, she became a co-owner of a general contracting company focused on building high-end luxury homes and multi-family housing. In this capacity, she acquired a passion for architecture and construction technology, the knowledge of the Arizona real estate market, an acquaintance with professionals in the construction industry, and the desire to satisfy clients seeking an ideal style of living.
With current knowledge of the local and national real estate markets, Melissa utilizes her professional expertise to negotiate “win-win” experiences for both Buyers and Sellers. Her sincerity, discretion, and strong work ethic have earned the trust of an esteemed clientele which includes some of the top interior designers and top industry leaders in the Valley. She understands the discerning needs and expectations of clients who seek a high level of service.
Melissa prides herself on taking a team approach to every transaction. She has established strong and trusted working relationships with other real estate professionals including lenders, title and escrow providers, appraisers, contractors, and inspectors who can assist and educate her clients through the buying or selling process with ease. Contract negotiation, coordination of timelines, and communication between all parties is paramount to a successful close of escrow.
When selling a home, strategic placement and competitive positioning is critical. Melissa’s innovative and targeted marketing partnered with the formidable digital marketing presence of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty make her a powerful asset. Her ability to network with fellow real estate agents in the local market as well as the global network of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty can drive qualified buyer interest.
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