Your Local Real Estate Resource for buying and selling real estate.
Get to know Melanie Ross
Your Local Real Estate Resource-committed to making real estate simple!
As a Full-Time REALTOR® I am committed to providing un-paralleled service to all my clients. Since 2007 I have teamed with Jenny Castaneda, now there are two of us to call upon for all your real estate needs and questions. Melanie and Jenny are dedicated to their client's needs. Their clients come first and their experience with buying or selling real estate needs to be as smooth as possible. Whether you are a seasoned real estate buyer/seller or first time home buyer, their goal to exceed your expectations.There is two of us to take care of you!
The Castaneda Ross Team... Local Expertise-National Exposure
Continuing education, involvement in the Solano Association of Realtors, community service with Reach Out Benicia, Meals on Wheels are just a few of the activites I enjoy and make me a better REALTOR® and person! My husband of 37 years and twin daughters keep me grounded. We love to camp with friends..the more the merrier!
Referrals are an honor to receive and a pleasure to give!
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We believe in continuing education to keep up with the ever changing world of real estate. We have completed the following education programs:
SFR-Short Sale Foreclosures Resource teaches agents to work with distressed sellers and the finance, tax, and legal professionals who can help them, qualify sellers for short sales, develop a short sale package, negotiate with lenders, safeguard your commission, limit risk, and protect buyers
CDPE-Certified Distressed Property teaches Agents a thorough understanding of complex issues in today’s turbulent real estate industry and knowledge of foreclosure avoidance options available to homeowners
Certified HAFA Specialist-Homes Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Provide homeowners with the expertise, knowledge, and guidance they’re looking for to avoid foreclosure and understand their needs
E-Pro- enable agents to use cutting-edge technologies and digital initiatives to link up with today's buyers and sellers
GREEN-provides advanced training in green building and sustainable business practices so that you can seek out, understand, and market properties with green features
GRI-Graduate Realtor Institute provides in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process
SRES-Senior Real Estate Specialist educates REALTORS® on how to serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing market in real estate, clients age 50
Our achievements would not have happened without our clients, it is because of them we have been awarded the following:
International Coldwell Banker Diamond Team Award for 2012
International Coldwell Banker Sterling Society Team Award for 2011, 2010
International Coldwell Banker President's Circle Team Award for 2008, 2009
Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific Company Top Team Producer Award 2012, 2008
Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific Company Top Team Listing Award 2012, 2011, 2008
Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific Top Team Selling Award 2012, 2009,2008