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Melissa Carbonell – Is a transplant to South Florida in 2005.  She settled in Coral Ridge in Fort Lauderdale. She was born in the wine country of Northern California and has lived in many areas of the United States as a Navy “brat,” including San Diego, Norfolk, VA, NY, NY and eventually Houston, TX.   Her Real Estate interests started in 1995 where she bought foreclosures in Houston, TX, and renovated them for sale.  In 1998 she started Premium Mortgage and continued as a mortgage banker for 10 years, working directly with custom home builders for most of her career.   In Texas she kept her real estate license to buy rental properties and vacation rental properties.  She rarely has been anywhere without searching the real estate magazines and investigating future development and the viability of the area.  Real Estate is truly her passion and her career.