Melanie Smith Allen provides her clients with world-class service, whether they are completing their first real estate transaction or a seasoned real estate investor. A life-long resident of Northwest Florida, born and raised along the beautiful Emerald Coast, Melanie comes from a multi-generational family of land developers, general contractors, real estate brokers and agents - ties that have helped her acquire a unique knowledge of the area and market, and in turn, millions of dollars in sales during her career. As a Realtor® who is also a military dependent, Melanie is especially attuned to the challenges of relocating families - and the importance of service. She is a certified Military Relocation Professional (MRP) / Florida Military Specialist (FMS), Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS), holds the Luxury Homes Certification (LHC), as well as advanced designations as a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), and the gold standard distinction of Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI). Melanie’s vision as an agent is to bring knowledge and professionalism while serving each client with the same compassion, integrity, and commitment she has brought to family and community - and to treat each interaction, not as a transaction, but a collaborative endeavor. She works tirelessly to ensure client satisfaction, offering unparalleled service from the first meeting to deal close. Her extensive knowledge of Florida’s Gulf, Bay, and Walton Counties, combined with her relentless commitment to exceeding client expectations, helped her earn the 2019 Rookie of the Year Award - and a loyal customer base. Melanie is an avid nature lover and truly loves where she lives! She cherishes family time spent along the beautiful Emerald Coast with her husband, three children, daughter-in-law, and two precious grandchildren. Having followed her husband through his 22 years US Air Force military career, Melanie can honestly say, “There’s no place like home!” She’s now living the dream and “Selling Home” in her own special paradise. Melanie is a member of the National Association Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, and the Central Panhandle Association of Realtors.