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Melissa Alonso

Melissa Alonso

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
East Side Office


Tel: (212) 521-5751
Cell: (646) 403-7311

Languages Spoken:      FRENCH, ENGLISH

Melissa Alonso returned home to NYC where her heart always resided, after living in Paris for over a decade, and travelling in Europe for business. For her, NYC is unlike any other city in the world with its rich diversity. It is also a unique market to rent, buy, or sell properties, and she guides her clients easefully through these complexities with positive results.

With a long career in the international art world, Melissa understands confidentiality, discretion and negotiation. As a Certified Negotiation Expert, her clients are always very satisfied with the outcomes of their real estate transactions. A graduate of the NYU Real Estate Course, and a constant participant in professional seminars with the Real Estate Board of NY and Halstead, she is up to date on the latest regulations and trends.

When representing buyers, she is an active listener and intuitive in helping to match their needs with the right properties. She involves the buyer in a tailored search process. Buyers find their new homes and pied a terres efficiently with Melissa’s market knowledge. They enjoy her humor, sophistication, and warmth.

Sellers are assured their properties are strategically marketed utilizing her talent in advertising and public relations to attract the greatest numbers of buyers possible. She offers options for the property's listing price based on market analysis, and provides an honest opinion on the correct pricing to procure the most successful results. Seller’s can count on her around the the clock availability.

When clients work with Melissa, they are assured they receive outstanding service.

Melissa lives in Manhattan, holds a degree in Art History form Tufts University, and has practiced yoga and meditation for more than 20 years.

"It was a pleasure to work with Melissa in my search for a NYC apartment. She is professional, extremely qualified and knows the market well. I provided, to Melissa, my requirements as well as price point, and she was extremely adept at providing me with a, well qualified, list of apartments to review. Together, we narrowed the list to those best suited for me. Melissa understood that I was moving in from out of town and would have a limited amount time for viewings and decision making in NYC. She set appointments, in an orderly manner, to make the best use of our time and to maximize our efforts. With her help, I was able to find 3 apartments that warranted serious consideration and then settle on what has become my new home. And all accomplished with one day "on the ground"! I would strongly recommend Melissa Alonso!"

- G. Escobar, Senior Director Architecture & Design, Starwood Hotels & Resorts

"I had the pleasure of working with Melissa when searching for a coop in Manhattan. She was very responsive, and patient going through every detail of the process of coop purchase in Manhattan, she really worked hard to make the process look easy for me. I was also very happy with the real estate attorney she recommended. Really appreciate her help purchasing my first house. I would strongly recommend her to help you buy your next coop/condo in Manhattan."

- John Y, Strategist at Barclay

"As I take possession of my co-op apartment on Fifth Avenue, I must thank you for your good work and terrific performance over these last months as my realtor here on 80th Street. Throughout my relations with you and Halstead — and during an extremely competitive moment in the realty market — your savvy instincts and quick intelligence let no ball drop, so to speak. Given the energy and congenial manner that you brought to each showing of my apartment, as well as your careful attention to every detail of the negotiation as we went along, it is hard to imagine you achieving anything less than great success in your NYC real estate career."

- Margot F. H.

Halstead Manhattan, LLC

Melissa Alonso est retournée chez elle à New York City, après avoir vécu à Paris une dizaine d'années, pendant lesquelles elle était directeur européen de ventes d'annonces publicitaires et de relations publiques. Pour elle, New York reste une ville unique au monde par la diversité et le caractère unique de son marché immobilier. Elle sait guider ses clients avec aise à travers les complexités d'un tel marché.

Après une longue carrière dans le monde de l'art international, Melissa comprend l'importance de la confidentialité, et de la discrétion dans les négotations. Ayant un certificat d'expert en négotation, cela lui permet de satisfaire à toutes les attentes de ses clients dans les transactions immobilières. Titulaire de la carte professionnelle, elle a obtenu son diplôme spécialisé dans l'immobilier de l'université de New York, (NYU). Et elle continue de participer à des séminaires professionnels avec le Real Estate Board de New York et Halstead. Elle se maintient au courant des nouvelles règlementations en vigueur et des tendances actuelles du marché immobilier.

En sa qualité de représentante de clients acheteurs, elle sait leur porter une écoute attentive et les faire participer activement pour une recherche sur mesure, apte à trouver le meilleur bien possible. Ils apprécient son sens de l'humour, et son caractère chaleureux.

De leur côté, les vendeurs qu'elle représente apprécient sa bonne connaissance des prix du marché, des spécificités locales, et de leur évolution. Elle peut leur offrir des options pour le prix de vente basé sur une analyse de marché, une bonne distribution publicitaire et son honnête opinion, pour obtenir les meilleurs résultats. Les clients qui travaillent avec Melissa sont assurés de recevoir un service exceptionel.

Melissa vit à Manhattan, possède aussi un diplôme en Histoire de l'Art de Tufts University, et pratique le yoga et la méditation depuis plus de vingt ans.

Halstead Manhattan, LLC

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Past Closings

The following are selected closed transactions in which Melissa Alonso represented the buyer, the seller, or both:


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