Experience + Knowledge= Advice You Can Trust
A little about Melissa’s Jarecke’s Real Estate Experience:
2018 marked my Golden Anniversary in Real Estate. I love my job and I take the responsibility of helping clients buy a home, which is often their largest financial decision, very seriously. It is also important that sellers have reliable, serious help when selling their homes. Having worked in this business for most of my life, including owning my own real estate company for 24 years, I know the all the ins and outs of the business. Although, I believe buying a home should be a fun, "treasure hunt" experience, I also know good sound advice helps insure that you make a good investment. How your offer is written and negotiated and the terms for financing are paramount. As one of the area's most experienced, accredited agents, I will put my knowledge, dedication and skills to work for you to help you achieve your goals whether buying or selling. Your goals are my goals. I know my marketing skills and advice help sellers realize a higher net price in a shorter time.
I am committed to helping you find your perfect home at the right price or selling your home in the most efficient manner. Expertise and the wide variety of technology available through NP Dodge, will provide you with the most up-to-date market information, leaving you fully equipped to make informed decisions.
- Member of National Association of Realtors
- Member of Nebraska Realtors Association
- Member of Omaha Area Board of Realtors
- Certified Residential Specialist
- Certified Residential Broker
- Graduate Realtors Institute
- Recipient of the Quality Service Award
Melissa’s designations include GRI, CRS, CRB and SRES.
I have been very active in the Omaha Theatre community having performed at Omaha Community Playhouse,Bellevue Little Theatre, Brigit St. Brigit Theatre Company & Blue Barn Theatre, I also acted in a few movies including "California Dreaming" and "Omaha the Movie," and several locally produced short films.
I love being with my family and friends, and I'm never to busy to make new friends! Please contact me and let's make your home buying or selling process smooth, worry-free and fun.
Melissa was wonderful to work with! Ever-present to the needs and concerns of a first-time homebuyer, she always checked in to see how things were going and if I had any questions or concerns, even after closing! It was a pleasure to work with her and I would recommend her to anyone looking to purchase a home.
- Chris W.
Melissa assisted us with both the sale of our downtown residence and the purchase of our new home. It was a wonderful experience and honestly and we couldn’t be happier. She listened for what we wanted most in a new home and kept our best interests in mind throughout the entire process. We throughly enjoyed working with Melissa and are grateful for her knowledge and expertise in the Omaha real estate market. She is truly professional, skilled at building relationships and committed to her clients. Thanks Melissa for helping us find the perfect home and for becoming a great friend!
- Keaton M. and Todd B.
Thank you so much for helping us to get our dream home! As first time homebuyers we were pretty much clueless about the whole process. We really appreciated all of your guidance and patience as we went through the whole process. You truly went above and beyond, and we are always telling people how great our home buying experience was, thanks to you!
- Dave and Amberle P.
My husband and I have used Melissa twice as our real estate agent. We did so because she did a fabulous job for us the first time and we couldn’t imagine using anyone else. She was easy to work with and she understood our needs. She spoke the language we understood and walked us through the entire process. She even helped us secure an excellent loan at a low interest! She is a knowledgeable person who has worked in this field for years. She knows how to stage your house to sell and she knows what to look for when purchasing a new home. I would recommend Melissa to anyone who was looking to buy or sell their home. She will put your needs first and she will work hard until the job is done. Thanks Melissa, we love our new home!
- Jean and John B.
As first time homebuyers my husband and I were very new to everything! Melissa was extremely patient with us and walked us through every step of the process. Melissa was constantly there to answer emails, texts or calls regardless of what time of day. I was so worried that the home buying experience would be hectic and stressful but she showed us that it didn't have to be. I am forever grateful for her help and would absolutely recommend her to anyone!
- Danielle T.
First, we love Melissa & consider her as family! The care and concern she extends to us reflects that she clearly considers us family too. For decades she has helped us with all our real estate needs. Whether we are buying a personal residence or investment property, we rest assured that she guides all our real estate decisions in the same fashion in which she would guide her own children.
- Julie P. & Family
Melissa was so helpful to us in the process of buying and selling a home. We were very confident in her as soon as we got done with our first meeting. She helped us stage our house that gave us more space, and we were very impressed with her knowledge. I know that she had other families that she was working with, but she made us feel like we were her number one clients.
- Kristina D.
Melissa manages all of our personal and investment property needs because she is the best in the business. Melissa listens intently to our requirements and masterfully works on our behalf to bring in excellent results every time!
- Charlie P.
We loved having Melissa as our agent when we were looking for our new house! She asked great questions to help really understand what kind of house we were looking for and then found them. One of my favorite things about how she helped was she really pushed us to find the right house and not settle for anything less. I also really liked that she didn't do everything, but helped guide us a long in a helpful way so that we made the ultimate decision. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a new house!
- Tyson B.
Melissa has the patience of Job—a truly fabulous quality for a Realtor. She possesses the ability and unerring instincts to truly understand her clients and their individual needs. It’s amazing how much time and effort she invests in making the search a pleasure, thanks to a positive, can-do approach. By the time you’re ready to sign on the bottom line, you can count on her thoroughness and expertise.
- M. Michele P.
In 2008 my dear husband died, and there I was left in my house that seemed, not only empty, but far from the center of town where most of my friends lived. Months went by, and there was no action on my house. Then I connected with Melissa, a long time school friend who had shared the stage with me in many Omaha theater productions. Anxious to move into the city, I had Melissa take on my listing. It wasn't very long before I had a buyer, and it was because of Melissa's energy, determination and many helpful tips to ready my home to be sold. I am now happily situated in the midst of my friends and activities. Thank you so much, Melissa!
- Sue P.
Have you ever met anyone who is the best at what she does? You should meet Melissa. My life is enriched because she is my friend. I trust her and you should too.
- Carter M.
Melissa gave me the upmost service which was the best, resulting in the purchase of my home in Omaha. She proved that its not always about just the big purchases, giving of self to help a disabled less fortunate person. My Admiration in her excels all...........Blessed to have her as a FRIEND.......She has my recommendation in her endeavors as always!
- Gary Z.