Melanie was born in Europe and is fluent in several languages. She was an exchange student in Santa Barbara and a graduate from UCSB in the theater arts before starting her career in real estate in the late 80�s. She worked for successful real estate companies such as Jon Douglas, Fred Sands, Prudential California Realty and Pritchett Rapf & Associates before creating her own company MB Real Estate & Design that combining her background in design with her years of experience in real estate.More Less
Melanie�s professionalism and international background has allowed her a definitive edge when dealing with international clientele. She has sold Malibu ocean front estates, vacant land, condominiums, ranches, large estates, commercial, and income properties in her 20 years as a Realtor/Broker. By going where her clients need her, she has represented buyers and sellers for numerous properties in Malibu the Los Angeles Westside, and Santa Barbara as well.
Melanie�s forte is marketing; she knows that communication and sales technique are integral to success in the highly competitive real estate field. Her marketing approach with emphasis on design coupled with the ability to develop 3 dimensional virtual home computer models is a great tool for buyer to visualize changes in their future home. This is ability also very helpful for investors that are looking for a good deal and are concerned with the bottom line.