Melinda Deckert has always had a strong interest in land development and residential floor plans. She and her husband Ben would spend hours driving through old and new subdivisions reviewing floor plans and sharing house listings with people they knew were looking to buy a home. 11 years ago, Ben urged Melinda to get her real estate license and she has loved it ever since. She even recently convinced Ben to get his real estate license and he is now an agent at Burt Ladner too!
Before real estate, she and her husband were both licensed ministers and worked at developing and implementing operational guidelines and training for a global non-profit.
The best part about her job is the people she gets to work with. She loves the challenge of helping individuals or families find that special place to call home! The funniest thing she has ever seen when showing a client a home would have to be the time she found a large raccoon in a master bedroom closet of a vacant home!
To sum herself up in 5 words she is: Friendly, Determined, Spontaneous, Compassionate, and Loyal.
Melinda has a few favorite neighborhoods in Fort Worth. She and Ben's first home as a married couple was in Ridglea Hills so for that reason it will always hold a special place in her heart. Other favorites include; Edwards Ranch Riverhills, Overton Park, and Berkeley because of the mature trees and unique architecture. She currently resides in Bella Flora and considers that a favorite too!
Her favorite things to do in Fort Worth include; Saturday mornings at Yolk, biking on the Trinity Trails, running 5K's with her dogs in support of local non-profits, Christmas Tree lighting in Sundance Square, and, of course, the legendary Stock Show and Rodeo.
If Fort Worth could add ONE business Melinda would say any business that carries shoes in size 4-4.5!
Vacation: Costa Rica and Spain
Restaurant: Pacific Table, Eddie V's, and Taco Heads
Dessert: White Cake with Raspberry filling and Buttercream Frosting (her wedding cake)
Drink: Cranberry Juice with Ginger Beer
Things you didn't know about her:
Melinda is a bird watcher, trains in olympic weightlifting, and her shoe size in a 4-4.5!
She has 3 dogs; Luther is a Wheaten Terrier, Timber is a Great Dane, and Chief is a Malti-poo.
Her idea of a perfect date would be a picnic in New York's Central Park during birding season.
We are thrilled to have Melinda as part of the Burt Ladner family!
Check her out on Instagram and give them a follow: @melinda_deckert_dfw_realtor
or give her a call if you are ready to list or buy: 817.266.7214