Kind, Dedicated, Creative
Melissa is a kind, dedicated and creative realtor who helped us navigate a complicated selling process because of an unexpected relocation. She has it all — she is super responsive, savvy about the market, knowledgable about our neighborhood and has a great sense of humor, all while having a keen sense of how to stage and market our house. She is the best!
– Annelise H. & Katie K.
One of the premier agents in the DFW market
As a mortgage veteran of 15 years I’ve had the opportunity to work with many agents on numerous transactions. Over this time a few agents have stood out to me and Melissa is at the very top of that list. Her in-depth knowledge of the market, passion for her craft and commitment for ensuring that her clients interests are protected have been paramount to her success. These strengths have translated into securing Melissa’s reputation as one of the premier agents in the DFW market and are just a few of the many reasons her services are in such high demand. If you are seeking representation whether as a buyer or seller, I would highly encourage you to reach out to Melissa.
– Shane M.
The Baddest Lady in Snakeskin Heels
How do you even begin to gush about one of the baddest ladies to grace a pair of snakeskin heels?
Initially I was deciding between her and a few other agents, and she ended up winning by being the most responsive, I mean seriously she could put a teenage girl with 5 extra hands to shame with how quick she replies. This was my first time buying a house, and for those who have never done it before, thee process makes you long for a vacation in Guantanamo Bay.
Melissa made the entire adventure go smoothly, quickly discovering what I wanted in my property, and giving frank, expert analysis of the properties we looked at. But now fair reader, you’re probably thinking “KJ you handsome devil, she seems great and all, but I already have a keen eye for distinguishing between the relative quality of sconces, in fact i’m a sconcesiuer!”
Touche Madam and or Sir sconcesiuer, touche.
Melissa’s eye for a good property would make her a great real estate agent, what makes her the BEST real estate agent are her skills at negotiations.
I can say in all seriousness if Melissa was put in charge of negotiating peace in the Middle East they would end the bloodshed within a week and probably end up throwing the most amazing block party the world has ever seen. After she negotiated the offer for my house and witnessing all the extra items I had received, I was mildly shocked she did not get the previous owner to include some of her vital organs.
All jokes aside, Melissa O’Brien is dependable, personable, and most importantly, capable. You will not be disappointed.
– K. Charania
Her Persistence Proved to be a Great Asset
Melissa was very hands on and well informed as she helped us buy, and later sell our home.
Her patience and commitment proved for a rewarding outcome as we ultimately moved into our dream home. She has a great personality, and her persistence proved to be a great asset as an ally in our corner.
– Andrew and Stephanie B.
She Ultimately Saved Me From Myself
Melissa is truly the best agent I have worked with! I have purchased four homes and Melissa made my most recent purchase the best. She listened to my needs and wants, and then made recommendations without being pushy. She ultimately saved me from myself as her recommendations turned out to be the best decision for me. I am so thankful for Melissa and everything she brings to the table. I highly recommend Melissa!
– Eugene G. and William M.
Dedicated, Professional, Fun
Melissa has been our agent for several home selling and buying transactions in Dallas.
She is dedicated, professional, fun, very well educated on the market, and patient. Had we not had an excellent first experience with her, we would not have contacted her on the following. Without any hesitation, we highly recommend her for any real estate needs in the DFW area.
– Steve and Marisa S.
The Very Definition of a Fantastic Realtor
Melissa is THE agent that will work hard to make sure your place is sold quicky and stress-free. She knows the market quite well — making the right calls such as sale price, need for staging, open houses, etc. And then, there are the pictures…her style makes your place look like a page taken off a magazine!
I moved to another state right before my place was ready for showings. Melissa reassured me that there was nothing to be concerned about and she was right. She makes very good use of technology… setting up file sharing and using electronic signature for most of the stuff so you don’t have to print and scan a gazillion documents.
And then she has a great team of people that work with her to take care of every little detail that you can think of. From her awesome handyman, Raúl, and her photographer to the closing team and her family.
If you look for what an above and beyond real estate agent should be in the dictionary, you’ll find Melissa in there!
– George A.
The Real Wonder Woman
Melissa was amazing to work with! We met and interviewed her over a period of about 16 months while touring the great open houses she hosted around Oak Cliff. We felt she was able to convey the story of our home and would help us find a steward interested in preserving it’s story in architectural detail and appreciating our wonderful friends and neighbors that lived near by (all of this while being so kind and considerate to the needs of our elderly and sensitive pets.) We are now in MA and wishing Melissa was here to help us find a new home. She is a tough act to follow! She must be the real Wonder Woman!
– Bryan C.
Truly a Pleasure
Working with Melissa was truly a pleasure! She was incredibly responsive and always really listened to my feedback on different properties. She never hesitated to set up a viewing to go see a house, which was completely essential for me because I was house shopping from another state! I did not have great luck shopping remotely with a realtor I used before Melissa; she is incredibly professional and kind, and helped me find a house under a tight timeframe at a tricky price point! Coming from out of town I felt like I could really trust her insight into different parts of the city in order to find the right neighborhood for me. When it came time to make the offer and buy she very quick and efficient. I actually reached out to her after finding her name on yelp and couldn’t be happier that I did!
– Rachel S.
Melissa Really Understands
Melissa is extraordinarily easy to work with. The thing I appreciate most about her is her patience to find me a home I really loved. I know that many agents focus on having the shortest turnaround time to earn a commission and move on, but Melissa really understands the value of having a completely satisfied customer. We looked for a year before finding the home I plan to stay in for years to come, and the experience was not pressure filled in the least. She knows the market and is comfortable passing on homes for buyers if they are not the right fit. I would definitely work with her again!
– Sarah D.
An Experienced Realtor with the Highest Level of Professionalism
When it came time for us to downsize and move from Southlake to Grapevine, Melissa handled both transactions for us in a very efficient manner. Our new home is exactly what we wanted for our retirement years!
It was always easy for us to contact Melissa as she guided us through all of the steps involved. We recommend Melissa to anyone seeking an experienced realtor with the highest level of professionalism.
– Boyd and Susan H.
She Was Amazing From Beginning to End
I choose Melissa from her beautiful photo and bio on the Dave Perry-Miller website. My husband and I were moving to Dallas from Chicago. I called her on a Sunday and left a message. She returned my call in 20 minutes. We spoke for over an hour and she had me set up on the MLS that day and started scheduling appointments for my visit the following week.
She was amazing from beginning to end and was so informative about Dallas and our new neighborhood, Oak Cliff. While we were still in Chicago she handled our inspection, financing and closing and had our backs at every turn. She made our home buying experience a breeze.
And did I forget to mention that I was a real estate agent in Chicago for 14 years? I’ve worked with so many agents throughout my career and Melissa ranks at the very top.
She was extremely professional, efficient, honest and such fun to work with during this highly stressful move across the country. I would highly recommend her to anyone buying or selling real estate.
– Tana B.
She Is Invaluable
When Melissa helped us find our new home in North Oak Cliff, she quickly put together a plan to help sell our old one (also in North Oak Cliff). Our house was nowhere near ready to show, but she staged the house, took incredible photos and had an offer on the house within hours. I’ve since referred her to others and she always impresses. She is as knowledgeable about Oak Cliff as anyone and has watched the area evolve. She knows what’s now and what’s next. She is invaluable.
– Robby W.
Her Clients Are Priority
I cannot say enough about the amazing job Melissa has done – both selling our home and then finding our new one! She knows the market, is observant, listens to your needs, and is very patient in finding the home of your dreams. Her clients are priority, and she communicates clearly and thoughtfully to ensure you are completely satisfied throughout the entire process. We can’t say enough about how extremely HAPPY we are with Melissa. She is a treasure, and we will recommend her to everyone we know!
– Lynn L.
She Became a Part of Our Family
Melissa is more than an agent – she became a part of our family during the process.
Melissa listens, informs and connects. She makes things that seem impossible…possible by her very thorough knowledge and skill of the industry. Melissa has the right connections to make things happen fast!
Melissa helped me purchase my first ever home and sell it just under two years later and helped me with the purchase of the condo I now reside in and love!
One word is not enough to describe Melissa: amazing, talented, knowledgeable, honest, and determined are a few words that come to mind, but the one that stands out is HEART! Melissa has a huge heart and it shows! She’s so compassionate and caring, wants the BEST for her clients, and she is truly a blessing!
– Chad H
She’s the Total Package
Speaking as a former client of Melissa Allen O’Brien, I would just like to say how lucky I was to have her represent me multiple times both as a buyer and seller. She’s the TOTAL package with her infectious personality, giving and loving heart, attention to detail, unwavering commitment to excellence, and superb knowledge of the industry. I’ll never forget her wherever my life takes me because she helps make dreams come true. Melissa, Brian Bleeker, and the entire TEAM are amazingly beautiful souls, doing amazingly beautiful things in just ordinary people’s lives every single day. So grateful for each of you.
– Chad H.
Hands Down the Best
Melissa is hands down the best to work with. She shows no mercy when it comes to getting her clients not only the best deal, but service that transcends all. She understands the market and picks up on clients needs without them being verbalized. Supernatural.
– Justin H.
She’s our good luck charm!
Melissa helped my fiancé and I find our dream home … we had found the perfect house but in such a competitive market, it’s not easy beating the competition. We didn’t have much wiggle room on overall sales price, but Melissa helped make our offer more appealing to the sellers, working her magic.
She’s our good luck charm!
– Scott and Shawn E.
An Outstanding Partner
Melissa is an outstanding partner to work with when selling your home.
To sell my home in East Kessler Park I interviewed four agents and chose Melissa due to her high energy, resourcefulness, confidence and integrity. Melissa was confident that my home would sell at my desired price, within a timeframe that met my expectations and to that specific buyer that truly wanted to live in a unique, modern home.
Melissa O’Brien scored 100%.
– Allen C.
Words cannot adequately describe how AWE-mazing Melissa has been to work with.
I found Melissa based on other folks’ Yelp reviews and called out of desperation & exasperation after I found out the realtor I had been working with the past 4 months neglected to let me know about 3 other properties that had come & gone in the area I wanted to live (they literally were going overnight in White Rock). I was upset, furious, and probably a bit curt!!!
Melissa was SO KIND. And helpful. And knowledgeable. And immediately set me up so I would get an email update the second she did should another property in that limited area I was looking at become available.
Nothing came up for a while – we checked out several properties together in other neighborhoods but I had my heart set on this one specific area. Finally IT HAPPENED! The moment I got the email notification I texted her – and she dropped everything to meet me over there. We were the FIRST ONES who checked out the unit an HOUR after it hit the market. One hour later (we wasted no time!) Melissa had drafted an offer and sent it off to the seller.
Melissa was the perfect amount of aggressive and polite and fought hard to win this property. Ultimately the property was going to go for over list (and appraisal) price, the sellers wanted to ride out the weekend which brought in multiple offers and the sellers opted to go with another buyer.
I was devastated. Melissa and I continued to look for other places but nothing came close to the original one I wanted. After a month had gone by, because Melissa had established a great dialogue with the sellers agent of the original property I wanted, he informed her the other sellers financing may be tanking inquiring as to if I was still interested.
YES! YES I WAS! But, because a month had gone by the sellers REALLY wanted to put the property back on the market to get more money. I held firm at the list price and Melissa worked her magic, did an offer with a 24 hour expiration period (so they couldn’t ride the weekend again) and somehow got those sellers to accept my list offer even thou they could’ve gone back out and tried for more.
But it gets better. The appraisal came back under list price and instead of coming to me to make up the difference in cash Melissa went back to the sellers and got them to reduce the list price to meet the appraisal! This does NOT happen people. Not in this market!
Melissa fought hard for this property (and for me!). She did not just make the sale and walk away – she remained involved in every aspect of the sale, the loan process, thru closing and delivery of the final key.
Melissa was INSTRUMENTAL in this transaction – without her there is ABSOLUTELY NO WAY I could’ve landed my dream house in this insane market!! And the best part is I wasn’t working with a high-flying budget but she treated me no different than a buyer with a million bucks.
Thank you Melissa. For making my White Rock Dream Home my Reality and for being the wonderful person you are. You are truly a delight to work with and I cannot express my gratitude enough.
– Nicole S.
She Truly Cares
Melissa is a passionate, motivated professional who has assisted me on several real estate transactions.
She truly cares, and goes out of her way to make sure everything is done seamlessly. I have ZERO hesitation about referring her to anyone looking for a fantastic real estate agent!
Thanks Melissa for all of your help!
– Toby T.
A Wonderful Person all Around
My wife and I have sold and purchased three homes in two years and Melissa has been right there with us along the way.
She’s thorough, has her pulse on what’s going on in the market, extremely knowledgeable, professional and a wonderful person all around! I’d recommend her to anyone that is looking to buy or sell a home in the DFW area.
– Gabe and Lauren B.
The Only Agent I Will Use
I cannot sing the praises of Melissa enough.
Melissa was extremely patient with us through our entire home buying experience. She listened to what we wanted and was our strongest advocate. Melissa was able to accommodate my hectic work/travel schedule and keep me informed every step of the way.
Since we purchased our home Melissa has been a valuable resource and quick to share her neighborhood contacts. Melissa is the only agent I will use!
– Wesley T. and Richard M.
Fantastic experience with Melissa. She staged and promoted our house perfectly and we received a full-priced offer within 24 hours. Would highly recommend!
– Charlie L.
Truly the Best
Melissa O’Brien is as good as it gets. I wish I could succinctly and fully express how impressed we were by her as our buying agent.
We were looking to purchase a home in Dallas for a corporate move from California. We quickly realized how hot the Dallas market was even before we arrived to the area. Melissa helped us determine what we really wanted and what would provide us the value we were looking for in a property, which is not only a home but a substantial investment.
Melissa was able to work with us remotely; she even showed us a house via face-time and helped us write on a house remotely and get our lending situated same day all while we were on the road during our move. The day after we arrived she showed us a pocket listing through one of her contacts before it ever hit the market, before the sellers were even wanting to show the house, quite honestly.
Thanks to Melissa, closing was fast and smooth. She was instrumental in negotiating larger items that came up in inspection, as they always do with historic homes. And in the end we got the perfect house that was more than we could have ever dreamed of and in the exact Lakewood neighborhood we wanted to be in.
She is extremely professional, personable, responsive, and incredibly hard working. She has her ear to the ground and “has a guy” for everything.
Melissa is truly the best and I ardently recommend her for any real estate transaction.
– Dan and Paige H