Melissa Iaria is a Realtor® with Berkshire Hathaway in Palm Beach County. She works with affluent buyers and sellers in the residential real estate market specializing in luxury homes. Having lived full time in Florida for over 25 years Melissa has seen the market soar, crash, rebuild and soar again and has diversified herself to gain knowledge in all aspects of residential real estate.
Melissa Iaria is a REO (Real Estate Owned) Property and foreclosure specialist, experienced in the Palm Beach and Broward Counties working directly with Banks, Asset Managers and Property Preservation Companies and acquiring properties for a variety of investment companies. Her familial background in the building industry and having owned a successful property management and turnover service company for many years has given her the skills necessary to manage REO properties.
Melissa Iaria has received a Business Degree from Barouch (New York), Interior Design and Architecture Degree from AI (Dallas, Texas) , and is a licensed Realtor in South Florida. The Regional Board of Realtors recognizes her as a "Top 10" Rental Agent her first 2 years in Real Estate. Melissa is also the author of several real estate related books including "Selling Your Home in a Divorce©", "Divorce House©", "The Home Buyers Guide©", " The Secret of Wealthy Home Sellers©", " The For Sale By Owner Guide©" , " How To Find The Home Of Your Dreams Without Overpaying In A Booming Housing Market©" and " Home Improvements That Improve Values©".
Since 1998, Melissa has worked directly with builders, renovators and community groups that revitalize individual properties and neighborhoods in South Florida. She has established strong relationships through the years because of her belief that customer service is #1! Her thorough understanding of the sales process and an in-depth understanding of today's market help her to create dynamic and innovative marketing plans unique to any circumstance. She is aggressive, organized, professional, and extremely attentive to accuracy and detail. Melissa is dedicated to providing the best real estate services and excellent client relations.
Melissa Iaria holds many designations such as Realtor®, BFA, ALC, CRS, SRES, and HSE. She speaks Fluent English, French, German, and Hebrew and is active in several non profit organizations including Meals on Wheels® and Sunshine Kids®.