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"Whatever your real estate needs are, you can depend on Melissa Zee." Melissa has over 20 years of real estate experience. She knows that in today's real estate world you need to be on the cutting edge to get the job done. A Los Angeles native, she is able to combine her knowledge of the area with her experience in real estate. This ensures her client's needs are met with detail and excellence. Melissa bought her first home in Beverly Hills over a decade ago. Soon after she met her soon-to-be mentor, real estate legend Elaine Young. After that, it changed her life forever. It was apparent that Melissa knew what she wanted from the start, nothi...

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Rosanna is a graduate of UCLA in Italian with an emphasis in International Business. She is a native Californian, residing in Studio City for over 30 years. Mother and entrepreneur, she has been a leader in her community owning property and restaurants, including the renowned Sabatinos in the San Fernando Valley. Her love of real estate began with helping her father buying and selling properties both here and abroad. Real Estate is not only buying and selling existing structures, but it is the investing of the hopes, dreams, and financial needs of individuals. Here lies Rosanna's true passion of making a house a home, a commercial building a thriving business, and a ...

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With 20 years of experience in luxury sales and marketing with world-renowned brands Chanel and Versace, among others, Ava Ku is a go-to expert for fine living and international lifestyles. She is a highly-regarded community member of Los Angeles and San Francisco due to her commitment to delivering the highest level of "concierge" service to clients. Ava has the innate ability to understand and accommodate her client’s wants and needs, as well as unparalleled skills in negotiation. She has an analytical approach to real estate, knowledge, and integrity with a keen attention to detail. Ava radiates graciousness, confidence and capability and is dedicated to deliver...

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Born and raised in Hancock Park, Brian was immersed in historic and mid-century architecture. His parents influenced his love of fine art and of LA’s finest cuisine. Growing up in Los Angeles gave him a solid understanding of a diverse demographic and rich real estate market. Prior to launching his real estate career in luxury home sales, he had a successful sales career in the healthcare field throughout Southern California. Not a day goes by when he goes unrecognized, in an elevator, or while walking his dogs. Brian’s clients can reach him day or night. Brian’s charismatic style and steadfast commitment help him guide his clients to intersect their real...

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Rafael Nahom has lived in Southern California since the age of 5. From living in the heart of Los Angeles in the Fairfax District, going to school at UCLA and in Santa Barbara, then living both in the San Fernando Valley and on the Westside, he has learned from many of the different unique and diverse cultural landscapes that Southern California has to offer. Working with Rafael will give you the certainty that you will be working with somebody who cares about your needs and personal development. He has the patience, passion, and strategic skills to navigate Los Angeles real estate. His love for real estate is not about buying and selling, but about helping his c...

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David was born and raised in the LA area and after graduating high school he joined the military. His experience in the Navy jump started his career in Aviation where for 20 years he worked directly with principals managing their business jets to include maintenance schedules, FAA authorizations and safety inspections. His experience in corporate aviation has made him uniquely qualified in that he has a great understanding of the value of time and quality. David has lived in many other states during his tenure in corporate aviation but chose the LA area to buy a home and raise a family as LA offers immense opportunities not to mention the fantastic weather. David car...

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As a southern California native, Jake has intimate knowledge of the area and a strong desire to make his home your home. This knowledge, coupled with a Bachelor's degree in Communications with an emphasis on speech and teaching, gives Jake valuable interpersonal skills necessary to negotiate, educate, and effectively market the team's luxury listings. As an active community member serving as a youth camp director, Jake was fortunate to meet his mentor Melissa Zee. Through her guidance, Jake turned his passion for serving toward real estate. As a result, he successfully closed 1.4 million in sales in his first month as an agent and has used his momentum to continu...

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Abraham Khanian was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. His background is Persian Jewish American. Both of his parents are from Tehran, Iran, and has a deep appreciation for everything they have sacrificed for him to be where he is today. He also has a younger brother and sister who are twins and feels blessed to have them in his life. Abraham's attention and focus have been on real estate since he was a junior in high school. He graduated from California State University Northridge, Class of 2020, with a bachelor's degree in Real Estate and Theatre. On the side, has also has a passion for action and is an actor in Film/TV. It has helped him to get out of ...

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There are no results without execution, so trust an expert like Chris Nguyen to ensure the job gets done efficiently and effectively with everybody satisfied. Chris was born and raised in Dallas, Texas where he spent the first 20 years of his life. Despite having no background, family, friends, or connections in real estate he decided to make the leap, drop out of university and move to Los Angeles, California to launch his real estate career. Today, Chris operates from his headquarters in Beverly Hills and has quickly learned the nuances of the industry. He has developed diverse knowledge and abilities that go beyond his passions within real estate to guide h...

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Crystal Harris was born and raised in the small beach town of Port Hueneme, California. Having traveled outside of California and U.S., she has a great appreciation for Southern California living and offers a unique perspective on small-town and big-city living. Crystal is a mother to two beautiful children and is also a wife. She has worked alongside her husband in owning and operating two successful businesses in their hometown. Those businesses have led her to and inspired her to get into Real Estate. She has a love for socializing and networking and has an eye for design. Crystal strives to marry her passion for people and homes for the ultimate goal, homeown...

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Lisa is ecstatic to have joined the fabulous Melissa Zee Group. Having lived in Southern California for many years earlier, she has returned and is ready to bring 31 years of real estate experience to you! Her prior experience includes being a founding member of The Lander Delap Group. Lisa is the Listing Agent for developers as a new construction expert at the same time caring for her client's property needs. She has worked passionately in Real Estate since 1991. She is the proud mom of her two children, Ellie and Drake. Lisa believes deeply in giving back to her clients, the community, her friends, and her family. She feels it is a true privilege to “work” in ...

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“I can’t change the world for everybody, but the right property can change somebody’s world and that’s a great start.” As a Los Angeles Native, Eddie recognizes and values the trust his clients and community place in him. Prior to entering real estate, he led teams for big media companies and his experience taught him to always take calculated risks in his life. So becoming a real estate agent was a natural progression. When his parents bought their first home in the San Fernando valley, he realized that the right property can really change someone's world. Eddie wants you to enjoy everything that his hometown has to offer so he’s committed to helping his...

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“Don’t wait to buy & sell real estate, buy & sell real estate then wait.” - T. Harv Hecker Harnoor has 11 years of business experience at the young age of 26. Born and raised in Hamburg, Germany. He spent a good part of his life in Europe and is now in Ventura County. Harnoor has had business blood running cold through his veins at an early age. He graduated in 2020 from Channel Islands University with a focus on business. He is also a multi-unit franchise owner across a vast amount of fast-food franchises. Harnoor got involved in real estate at the young age of 21 with his father; buying/flipping homes, owning/renting out apartment complexes, residential...

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Sarah La Polla is a 4th generation Italian born in Palmdale, California, and raised in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. She has long had lofty ambitions and soon realized the importance of her environment in helping her realize these dreams. She moved to Los Angeles 4 years ago to pursue modeling and real estate. Sarah has had a passion for real estate since she was a child. She has a true desire to help people and knows how endless the possibilities are in creating happiness and building wealth for others. “I’ve always known I was meant to do something that is limitless. Real estate presents a vast opportunity to create value for my clients”. buyside_widget({widgetCon...

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