Melanie Rutledge - REALTOR ®, SRES
Representing greater Toledo area homeowners and future homeowners specializing in the towns of Maumee, Perrysburg, Waterville, Holland, and South Toledo; Melanie’s creative, enthusiastic, and caring nature is perfect for matching each client’s desires as well as skillfully featuring a home’s unique presence and character.
Raised in Maumee, Ohio, Melanie understands the numerous intangible features of the Greater Toledo area. She attended school in Maumee all through grade school and high school, she then stayed close to the area and attended college at Bowling Green State University. Melanie graduated in 2007 with an Interior Design Degree with a minor in Entrepreneurial Business.
After college, she rented in South Toledo and Perrysburg before settling into a South Toledo neighborhood where she and her high school sweetheart are raising their three children.
As a Realtor, she choose to go through the additional educational program to specialize as a Senior Real Estate Specialist to combine her education in design with her knowledge and experience from working in skilled nursing and long term care admissions. She is dedicating her career to serve the 50 and better population by:
〉Providing useful resources and information related to the buying process,
〉Help with understanding potential financial situations like reverse mortgages, and the use of retirement accounts in real estate transactions
〉Ensure that your rights under fair housing laws are honored at all times
〉Provide knowledge on universal designs and how you can use to adapt a home to meet your needs.
〉And help you steer clear of loan scams and schemes
Every client’s situation is different so she takes a customized consultative approach for your personal situation, working with you to find a living situation that fits with your overall life plan. She vows to provide you with expertise and patience throughout the entire transaction process.
Melanie’s contacts and lifelong area residency leverage her energy and enthusiasm, enhancing her client dedication and ensuring satisfied clients and referrals. Melanie showcases her homes on her website and utilizes a professional photographer, video software for individualized home tours, and graphic design programs to create stunning marketing materials to make any property stand out.