Your local Hometown Real Estate Agent for South Mississippi! Licensed since 2015, Melissa Holder, Realtor, Coldwell Banker Alfonso Realty, was born and raised on the MS Gulf Coast, she is a family-oriented southern hometown Real Estate Agent with deep seeded generational roots along the MS Gulf Coast. As a Realtor, Melissa's first priority is to make her clients happy. She listens to her clients wants and needs, to achieve the best outcome in every transaction and she strives to ensure that the home buying or selling process is fun, easy and stress-free. Her clients can count on her to listen to their goals, answer questions and address concerns and devise a plan for the best outcome.

    Melissa's passion for real estate evolved from a very early age, her entrepreneurial spirit led her, after graduating University of Southern Mississippi with honors, into a career path of communications, sales and marketing; all the necessary traits to be among the top real estate agents. With 30 years of sales and marketing experience, Melissa has won multiple top sales goals awards throughout her career. Her most notable milestones include participating in the Disney program supported by the University of South Mississippi, that led to a ten-year medical career where she successfully launched to market several new medications representing multiple major pharmaceutical companies where her client list included individual physician practices and hospitals throughout the nation. She proudly became the #1 Sales Representative in the nation TWICE.

    As a MS Gulf Coast native, Melissa witnessed its great transformation - from the rise of the community before the Katrina Hurricane to the devastation spread throughout all coastal communities during the Hurricane and the ensuing rebuilding of our communities in the aftermath of the Hurricane to the rise in real estate development our entire coast is experiencing today. Melissa is proud of her family heritage, her parents, grandparents and great grandparents' and their contributions from New Orleans to the MS Gulf Coast.

    Melissa specializes in residential home sales in Biloxi, Diberville and Gulfport. Tap into all of Melissa's local knowledge that will help you find the perfect area to buy your next home, to live and raise your family. Melissa has vast knowledge of the Gulf Coast cities of Biloxi, Diberville, and Gulfport, subdivisions, schools, shopping hot spots, and other. Based upon living north of Highway 90 and most recently in Bayou View for 16 years and personal experience in other subdivisions like Destiny Plantation, Goose Pointe, and more, Melissa will easily be able share tips to help you adjust to your new area. As a mother of two grown children, Melissa has personal experience with the school system in south Mississippi and can offer valuable insights for you and your children to know.

    By combining her over 30 years of sales and business experience, her passion to help others, her love for real estate and the international clout of Coldwell Banker, with her extensive local knowledge, experience and network, she is committed to assist her clients to buy or sell their home, a condo, land, office, retail or investment property. She concentrates her efforts in Biloxi, Diberville, and Gulfport, but is always available to serve your needs anywhere in the tri-counties Harrison, Hancock and Jackson.

    Choosing the Real Estate options available in Biloxi, Diberville or Gulfport, MS? Let Melissa Holder guide you and help you find the property that suits your needs the best, Melissa is with you all the way.

    My Experience

    • Has lived in South Mississippi several decades knows the area well. Melissa is an excellent communicator; therefore, works easily with many different personalities. Melissa is willing to go the extra mile to help find your property.

    My Credentials and Memberships

    • Mississippi Gulf Coast Association of Realtors

    My Community Involvement

    • CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocate (for abused and neglected children in Harrison County)
    • NMI - Nursing Management Incorporated, Biloxi, MS

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    Is Offering Asking Price Enough in Today's Market?

    Source: Keeping Current MattersIf you're planning to buy a home this season, you're probably thinking about what you'll need to do to get your offer accepted. In previous years, it was common for buyers to try and determine how much less than the asking price they could offer to still get the home. The buyer and seller would then negotiate and typically agree on a revised price that was somewhere between the buyer's bid and the home's initial asking price.In today's real estate market,...
    Apr 26, 2022 Buying a Home

    Avg Homeowner Gained More Than $55K in Equity!

    If you're a current homeowner, you should know your net worth just got a big boost. It comes in the form of rising home equity. Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. Today, you're building that equity far faster than you may expect – and this gain is great news for you.Here's how it happened. Home values are on the rise thanks to low housing supply and high buyer demand. Basically, there aren't enough homes available to meet t...
    Mar 24, 2022 Selling a Home

    The #1 Reason To Sell Your House Today

    Almost every industry is currently struggling with supply chain disruptions. This also applies to the current U.S. housing market, where buyer demand far exceeds housing supply.Purchaser demand is very strong right now. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just released their latest Existing Home Sales Report which reveals that sales surged in January. Existing home sales rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.5 million – an increase of 6.7% from the prior month...
    Mar 09, 2022 Selling a Home

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