Experience + Knowledge= Advice You Can Trust
A little about Melissa’s Jarecke’s Real Estate Experience:
Melissa Jarecke has almost 50 years of experience selling homes in the greater Omaha area. Now don't let that scare you. I am not sitting around resting on my laurels. I still work 6 to 7 full days a week, put my clients first, keep updated on all the latest technology tools and am very successfully in helping my sellers and buyers have a positive real estate experience. Having owned my own Real Estate Company for 24 years, I know the all the ins and outs of the business. I believe buying a home should be fun, "treasure hunt" experience. As one of the area's most experienced, accredited and productive 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.
At least 90% of my sales stem from referrals and repeat customers, however, I am always eager to meet new friends.
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
Consistant Recipiant of the Quality Service Award
Melissa’s designations include GRI, CRS, CRB and she ranks in the top 3% for production among agents in greater Omaha.
A little About Melissa’s family and hobbies:
Melissa has four children: Kenneth, Leonard, Meredith & Mark.
Kenneth, the oldest and Pulitzer Prize nominee, is a photojournalist and current editor of Nebraska’s "Hail Varsity" Magazine. He worked 19 years for Time/Life, and 11 years for U.S. News and World Report. He and his wife Souad have four wonderful and brilliant children.
Leonard, Melissa’s second eldest has been with First Data for more than 20 years.
Meredith, Melissa’s daughter, and her husband Eric, owner of Carlson-Kennedy Commericial Contractors, built the NP Dodge office on 204th & Dodge and the new NP Dodge office at 147th & Dodge. Additionally, they own ReVe salon in Rockbrook. Meredith also is Director for Meyer Meats. She and her husband have three wonderful and brilliant girls.
Mark, the youngest, and formerly Creative Director of Condé Nast Digital, founded FOUR32C in 2009, his goal was to bring his expertise creating highly valuable digital products—such as Epicurious.com and Style.com—to clients and partners seeking a strategic focus for their digital programs. Mark has two wonderful and brilliant children; the oldest is from Vietnam and the baby girl is African American and Central American.
A little about my hobbies:
Melissa has been very active in the Omaha Theatre community having performed at Omaha Community Playhouse, Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company & Blue Barn Theatre. Melissa has also acted in a few movies including California Dreaming that was filmed in Omaha.
When Melissa is not on stage she goes to the theatre to support her fellow colleagues.
I love being with my family and friends, and I'm never to busy to make a new one! Please contact me and let's make your home buying or selling process....a fun one!
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.