Melissa Johnson & Lisa Rieken - Your Twin Cities Real Estate Experts
Melissa Johnson and Lisa Rieken partner as Real Estate Agents at Keller Williams Preferred Realty and have 25+ years of combined experience serving sellers and home buyers in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas.
Melissa and Lisa's expertise and experience are the result of extensive work with buyers and sellers in a wide variety of real estate settings and transactions from selling all kinds of properties including land, condos, townhomes, and single-family homes with listing prices ranging from $200,000 to well over a million dollars, to working for years with new construction as “Builder’s Agents” and finding investment properties, first homes, and navigating the sale of inherited homes and foreclosures.
Working as a team through the Keller Williams Preferred Realty Brokerage was a choice Melissa and Lisa made with deeply rooted conviction. That is because they knew their seller and buyer clients would benefit the most from the Keller William’s brand and excellent reputation as the largest Real Estate Company in the world and for being a leading technology driven and training driven Real Estate Company. Lisa and Melissa also chose to partner with Keller Williams Preferred Realty because it was strongly aligned with their value system, which is demonstrated through company practices, culture and artwork on the walls of their office displaying their core values in this order as:
- Serving Families & Community
This value system and company culture foundationally ensures Lisa and Melissa are supported and empowered to serve their customers in the most ethical, genuine, and caring way possible.
Clients benefit greatly from Lisa and Melissa working together as a team because they get two experienced people for the price of one that deliver results! As a Keller William’s Broker, Melissa brings the highest level of experience and expertise to navigate every unique transactional situation that can come up. Lisa is an empty nester who has great flexibility with her time on the evenings and weekends, which clients often need with their busy schedules.
When clients meet Melissa or Lisa for the first time, they get the feeling that they've known them for years because rapport is easy, and they really listen and care deeply about their client’s home selling and buying wants and needs. Trust with clients is built through timely and thorough communication and confidentiality. Lisa and Melissa are steadfast in working hard to successfully guide clients through the process of pricing, listing, marketing and selling their home as quickly and stress free as possible for the highest net profit.
Saving You Time & Money
If you’re a seller - how much is your time worth? If you don't use real estate professionals like Melissa or Lisa, expect to spend at least 100 hours selling your home--assuming there are no problems! Most people don't sell more than two homes in their lifetime, so it's not something they develop expertise in. There are constantly changing laws, ethical practices and practical considerations that you don't want to learn on your own through trial and error or relying on a book or information off the internet. It's just not worth the risk or liability. The National Association of Realtors reports that 89% of sellers were assisted by a real estate agent when selling their home. Your home is the biggest asset you will ever sell. It's important you do it right!
Call Melissa and Lisa if you’re ready for the first step of receiving a free consultation and appraisal of your home as well as a free net proceeds document that shows an estimate of costs for the home selling process and the net proceeds you walk away with.
If your’re a buyer – Lisa and Melissa are steadfast in working hard to successfully guide clients through the process of: identifying the best financing and pre-qualification program; searching for and showing homes meeting buyer’s home search criteria; making a competitive offer that will be chosen as the winning offer; and negotiating for the best terms and conditions possible in this housing market.
Call Melissa and Lisa if you’re ready for the first step of of receiving a free consultation about your home search and buying needs.
You can easily reach them by calling, text messaging or sending an email to:
(952)334-6555 | Lisarieken@kw.com
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Testimonials From Happy Customers
We first started working with Melissa in 2016. She helped us sell our townhome. She gave us wonderful advice on what needed to be done to prepare to sell and how to price our home based on the market. We received a full price offer within the first 24 hours of being on the market! Melisa also held our hands as we went through the process of building our dream home. She …
-Jennifer, Savage, Client
Melissa was great! She and her colleague Lisa Rieken were amazing an on top of every detail. All of my questions and concerns were handled with top care in a timely manner. Easy to sell in a time that wasn't easy for me. COVID provided an extra worry but each step was handled with care and safety. My worries were taken away. Thank you!
-Amy, Brooklyn Park, Client
We have used Melissa Johnson's expertise for the purchase and sale of a townhouse and the purchase of our current single family home. From the start, Melissa was a great listener, and used her expert realtor skills to find all the items we were looking for in our home. We appreciated her honest and timely feedback and knew she always had our best interest in mind. Our …
-Lisa & Cal, Shakopee, Client
Lisa Rieken helped me sell my Owatonna MN, home that was built in the 1930s. She was always available for my questions and concerns and extremely helpful, honest, and transparent throughout the entire process. The CMA she provided was thoughtful, fair, and comparable to the other similar homes in the area. She did a great job at helping me market and list my property so …
-Ashley Stutzman, Owatonna, Client
We started out looking at models in the parade of homes. We found a model home that was beautiful but not exactly what we want. Without being “pushy”, Lisa informed us that Fieldstone was a custom builder and they would be able to help us out. We loved her and the info she provided, so we made an appointment and went and talked with them. Fieldstone was so helpful and …
-Holly & Eric, New Prague, Client