Melissa Urena was born and raised in Compton, CA. She graduated from UCSB with a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and traveled to over 15 countries during her undergraduate years.
In 2013, Melissa joined JohnHart Real Estate. She was able to apply sales and marketing tactics she acquired from her previous career in advertisement sales to become one of the company’s top producers. She has received the Platinum Agent Award every year since joining the firm and now runs her own team of dedicated Realtors.
A resident of Long Beach, CA she enjoys all activities that come with sun and surf: running, biking, swimming. When she is not negotiating for her clients, she enjoys a glass of Pinot Noir and a good book with her husband and business partner Juan Castro. They have a furry baby named Cookie.
An old soul at heart, Melissa attributes her success to the time-tested trifecta of integrity, drive, and hard work.
+ Top Salesperson in 2012 (within her office)
+ Expert First Time Buyer/Seller Representation
+ Experienced Investment Property Agent
+ Graduate of UCSB (University of California, Santa Barbara)
+ Member in Good Standing, National Association of Realtors
+ Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource Certified
Are you looking to buy a first or second home, but don't have time to attend long seminars or spend hours researching?
Our weekly Q&A sessions are for you.
Every Thursday from 530-730p our team will host Q&A sessions
to answer your home buying questions. Quick and targeted advice for your specific situation without having to sit through a long seminar.
Whether it's your first home, or you are looking to use the equity of your starter home to buy your dream home, we are here to empower you with strategies to get it done!
Looking Forward to Meeting You,
Melissa Urena, Michele Baca Lopez, Juan Castro
Text or call to RSVP.