Melissa was born and raised in the northwest suburbs. She has a wide-base of knowledge through past experience of the greater Chicagloand area, including the northwest suburbs, western suburbs, northern suburbs, and Chicago. She earned both her Bachelor's and Master's degree at Eastern Illinois University. Melissa is passionate about helping others, whether through her volunteer work in the community or helping someone find their perfect home. Melissa has a strong knack for building relationships and is a true people person. Through her relationship-building ability, she is able to foresee your needs, along with being your confidant through the home buying process. Melissa’s compassion, strong work ethic, commitment, and market knowledge help guide you through every step of the home buying process. She is committed to providing excellent client service and surpassing expectations, while making home buying as fun and effortless as possible!