Engel And Völkers First Coast
5185 S Fletcher Avenue Unit 3 Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034Email Me
Melissa Balestra is a Realtor with many backgrounds. She is well known as Missy and in January of 2019, she found herself at a crossroad. She had been a paralegal for 17 years and 10 years into that career she decided to move from the office to owning her own virtual paralegal business. She owned her own business for 7 years until her main attorney decided to shut down his firm and let her go. It was then she decided to become a realtor. With her good nature and kind heart, this was the career she knew she was meant for.
As she stated, “For my next job, I wanted to still be independent by being my own boss while meeting new people. In my previous job, I interacted with less people and more documents. That can be quite lonely at times.”
On a personal level, Melissa has a personable personality that her customers instantly fall in love with. One minute you are describing your real estate goals and the next she has you feeling like you´re living right inside your real estate dreams.
Missy has found her niche working with buyers and sellers, from first time home owners to those looking for their next home, she does it all. She explains “In all these transactions, it is an emotional process that requires a different kind of set skill.” She demonstrates next-level empathy and patience, going the extra mile to find the client just the right fit. Missy is also certified as a Military Relocation Profession, making her ideal for military staff clients looking for options that take advantage of military benefits and support.
Missy offers a professional, but personal experience, and a real estate agent with an unwavering passion in walking people towards home ownership. With vast expertise and local market knowledge of the Florida market, Missy not only offers transactional help, but also tops it up with an aggressive approach to helping her clients locate good investment deals. She then employs vigorous negotiating skills to help them get the house at the right price.Aside from the savvy real estate agent she is, Missy is a wife and mother to two children. Her ultimate goal has always been for her children to be proud of who their mom is.