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Melissa Schambs

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51 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Broker, ABR, GRI, SFR, Chairman's C, Notary Public, NC (20 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation,
Short-Sale

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Melissa was a true professional and such a pleasure to work with from start to finish in our year long home search. She immediately zeroed in on what was important to us in a home and did her very best to show us only those homes that met our criteria, and did we ever have criteria! She was extremely efficient but also very personable. It was as if she knew exactly what we were looking for. <br/><br/>We really had no idea where we would begin our search, Raleigh, Cary, Wake Forest etc., We also had some concern that by having an agent based in Cary. Would that limit us to mostly the Cary market? That would not be the case at all with Melissa. She knows the entire Triangle Real Estate Market inside and out! She worked with us diligently to fine-tune the location until we finally landed in North Raleigh where we are loving it! She was ever so patient with us from the initial sticker-shock we encountered when we moved to the area (compared to where we had lived previously) to just how quickly one has to move in this market. She continued to encourage us to hold out for what we wanted...and we're so glad that we did. The buying process was not effortless, but because of her expertise, years in the business and wonderful resources she's built throughout the years - it was as seamless as one could ever hope for. Not only did we land a super agent, but we can honestly say that we gained a friend in the process. <br/><br/>We would encourage anyone buying or selling a home to contact Melissa. You certainly won't be disappointed. Our only hope is that we won't need to use Melissa anytime soon- because we're quite happy where we are, but we'll gladly send those we care about her direction.

  

06/25/2014 - zuser20140625090419750
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $400K in North Raleigh, Raleigh, NC.

Melissa was a true professional and such a pleasure to work with from start to finish in our year long home search. She immediately zeroed in on what was important to us in a home and did her very best to show us only those homes that met our criteria, and did we ever have criteria! She was extremely efficient but also very personable. It was as if she knew exactly what we were looking for.

We really had no idea where we would begin our search, Raleigh, Cary, Wake Forest etc., We also had some concern that by having an agent based in Cary. Would that limit us to mostly the Cary market? That would not be the case at all with Melissa. She knows the entire Triangle Real Estate Market inside and out! She worked with us diligently to fine-tune the location until we finally landed in North Raleigh where we are loving it! She was ever so patient with us from the initial sticker-shock we encountered when we moved to the area (compared to where we had lived previously) to just how quickly one has to move in this market. She continued to encourage us to hold out for what we wanted...and we're so glad that we did. The buying process was not effortless, but because of her expertise, years in the business and wonderful resources she's built throughout the years - it was as seamless as one could ever hope for. Not only did we land a super agent, but we can honestly say that we gained a friend in the process.

We would encourage anyone buying or selling a home to contact Melissa. You certainly won't be disappointed. Our only hope is that we won't need to use Melissa anytime soon- because we're quite happy where we are, but we'll gladly send those we care about her direction.

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12/29/2013 - deb845
Sold a home in 2013 in Cary, NC 27513.

Melissa Schambs was TERRIFIC to work with. She knows the business and the locality. She came to our meeting prepared with over 10 recent listings/sales in our vicinity that informed her recommendation for a listing price. She did some "soft staging" that was just right, and anytime we had a question, or we needed to do something, she was right on top of things and contacted us quickly. She was also very straight and direct with us about what strengths and weaknesses our house had, and what we could reasonably expect to see for a price.

I felt like someone who knew what they were doing was driving the process for us. I can't thank her enough. I recommend her highly.

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09/29/2013 - user6899447
Sold a Townhouse home in 2013 for approximately $350K in Cary, NC.

Melissa is an unbelievable asset to have on your side. She has helped us purchase two homes and sell one. I wouldn't use anyone else. Each transaction had it's own quirks and challenges and Melissa was able to make it easy for us.

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08/12/2013 - user2988091
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $450K in Cary, NC.

Melissa is incredible!!! She showed us tons of homes - and provided honest feedback on each and every one. She helped us narrow down the area we wanted to live in and raise our family. She did not rest until we were happy! We finally found our dream home and Melissa found it for us! Once the home process started, Melissa was detail oriented and thorough in everything she did. Not one detail slipped by her!! I would recommend Melissa to anyone who wants to have a true advocate for them when buying a house!!

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04/23/2013 - user11750538
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $200K in Holly Springs, NC.

Melissa was our agent when we purchased our first home in 2008. She knew the Triagnle area well and was very helpful when purchasing our new home. She was very good about providing information on the area's new construction, roads, resale information, etc. When we decided to sell this January, we knew we wanted to work with Melissa. Melissa came to our home and helped us get organized and ready to sell. Our home was only on the market for two weeks when it sold! We know that Melissa's expertise and experience was the reason we sold so quickly! We highly reccommend Melissa Shambs as your real estate agent!

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03/04/2013 - user4574421
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $225K in Fuquay Varina, NC.

Extraordinary service was provided to us by Schambs Realty Group. We were treated as if we were the only clients dealing with the agency. Melissa knew what we were looking for as far as price, area, community environment, home amenities and showed us homes based on these factors during our "look-see" trips. She recommended a mortgage consultant who proved to be an important part of our team. Being out of state and about 4 hrs away, Melissa negotiated a fair and reasonable closing price, acceptable to all parties. She exhibited tireless energy (i.e. early am emails to late pm phone calls or e-mails-always working for and with us). She did everthing possible to make our purchase of a new home a pleasant and smooth transition. Thank you Melissa and the SRG team.

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12/12/2012 - user0586243
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $275K in Apex, NC.

Melissa sold our home and helped us find a new one. Due to market upheaval, there were lots of bumps along the way, but in the end, it was Melissa's expertise that ended up selling our house and also helping us find our new one. In fact, the new house was not one we had even seen or considered. She had listened to our needs for months and knew what we needed and suggested we look at this new neighborhood. It was a perfect fit and we are very happy.

Melissa often went above and beyond duty as a real estate agent. She helped me with decorating decisions, provided contacts when service was needed, gave numerous recommendations, etc. I could not have done what I did without Melissa's help. So pleased.

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08/18/2012 - user623885
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $300K in Falls of Neuse, Raleigh, NC.

We recently sold our house in N. Raleigh. Melissa visited our house and made several recommendations to prepare our house for sale. She justified all of the recommedations and further helped to stage our house for the sale. The house was situated on an unusally shaped lot. She advertised the positives and we sold in less than 5 weeks. She was responsive to all of our questions, always providing professionalism and attentiveness to our requests. I can not believe there is a better agent or brokerage to represent a property in the Triangle. She is simply the best!

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08/15/2012 - tiffanmi
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $825K in Wade, Raleigh, NC.

Words cannot describe how incredibly positive our working relationship was with Melissa. We were relocating from OH to NC and really had no idea where we wanted to settle or even exactly what type of home we wanted. Over the past year (+!), Melissa tirelessly worked through all of our options with us, visiting dozens of homes, researching dozens of others and giving feedback about dozens of others still! She was so incredibly patient!!! We finally found the perfect home for us and were against a tight timeline to make the relocation go smoothly. Melissa moved Heaven and Earth to make it happen. We will be utilizing her services in the near future to help our parents find a new home in NC, and we would certainly, HEARTILY recommend her to all. She is incredibly knowledgeable, kind, honest and just all-around wonderful! There is absolutely nothing more one could wish for in an agent.

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07/17/2012 - user472102
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 in Fuquay Varina, NC.

Melissa is a standout among many great real estate agents in the area. In addition to her professionalism and responsiveness, she is extremely knowledgeable about the local market. Her guidance led me to the perfect price point for listing my home, which resulted in a quick sale, a happy seller (me!) and happy buyers as well.

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