Melissa began her career in Real Estate over 12 years ago, when she and her husband Athith, a skilled carpenter and designer started buying, restoring and selling homes at a profit in the Northwest Suburbs. During this time, Melissa has learned hands on how to run a successful business. She became knowledgeable about the art of making a house a home thus improving its salability. Melissa Khamkhounnavong has been an entrepreneur since Middle School. Her first experience in sales was selling children’s clothing to many of her babysitting clients. She quickly became a top producer within the company. Later, after graduating from High School, Melissa further distinguished herself by becoming a top performer in wireless sales and eventually moving into IT sales for a Fortune 500 company at the ripe old age of 20. After 7 years of continued success in IT sales, Melissa then decided she needed a change which led her to becoming a Realtor. Today she is a dedicated, confident and creative Realtor, willing to do whatever it takes to help you buy or sell your home. She draws upon lessons learned in her background to better guide her clients to achieve their Real Estate goals.
In her free time, Melissa can be found acting. She has worked in commercials and on the hit NBC show Chicago Fire. She is also passionate about fostering dogs and helping local homeless people in the Northwest Suburbs and Chicago. Melissa treats everyone in her life as if they were family which is a trait that leads her to better understand and serve the needs of others.
Melissa has partnered with The Luby Group/@properties a family team of real estate professionals that begins each client relationship with a simple commitment to superior service. With more than thirty years of experience in Chicago and its North and Northwest Suburbs, The Luby Group offers buyers and sellers expert real estate guidance based on the highest professional and ethical standards. With over 800 transactions closed worth over $325MM in value, their team approach has consistently ranked them among the top real estate brokers nationally. When you are ready to move, give Melissa a call. She is ready and eager to guide you through your next home purchase or sale.
Clients are saying:
"Melissa is definitely the go-to for realtors! She really listened to our needs and was not just trying to push a sale. She helped us narrow our search and gave honest feedback when looking at each home. She didn't just make each home seem like it was perfect but gave us helpful insight with her vast knowledge of home design/house flipping. She was also available to us 24/7; always willing to answer questions and address any of our concerns. Even after the home sale, she was still available for questions or even just to chat! I can't recommend her enough! You'll be in good hands with Melissa K.!"
"I have nothing but good things to say about my home buying experience, and that is all thanks to the Luby Group, especially Melissa. Being a first time home buyer can be very terrifying, but Melissa helped me through the whole process from start to finish, and I am grateful for that. I will be recommending her and the Luby Group to everyone I know that is thinking of buying or selling a home."
"Melissa is truly amazing and @ properties is very fortunate to have her! She really listened to our needs and provided excellent advise on how to handle our home purchase. She pointed us in the right direction of having a great team of people who handled a tough situation and managed to close our loan with a great interest rate and monthly mortgage payment. Melissa is extremely passionate in what she does and it shows in her hard work. She always made herself accessible when we needed her and managed to turn a difficult situation into a wonderful outcome. We are truly satisfied with our forever home and we will be recommending her to friends and family who are in the market to purchase their dream home. Thank you Melissa for all your hard work. You really went above and beyond to make this happen for our family. We are truly appreciative of everything you have done for us."
"Moving to a new city is a difficult process, but working with Melissa made everything easier! Melissa did a wonderful job of tailoring our search for a new home. She took the time to ask us what we wanted/needed, and provided excellent information on the different suburbs. She was always available when we needed her, even over a busy holiday weekend. If you need a realtor who can meet all of your real estate needs, choose Melissa!"
"Melissa is very professional, patient and friendly. She is very knowledgeable and meticulous in her work. We were relocating from another country and Melissa helped make this transition seamless. She was able to provide insight on different areas and ultimately help us to select a neighborhood where we felt at home. Melissa was always available for us at anytime day or night even on a weekend. We strongly recommend her!"