Hey there…

I'm Melanie Carney, your new
Real Estate BFF!

 I’m glad you’re here.  I’m excited to share all things HOME with you! Stick around for tips on selling and buying a home, decor ideas, videos, funny posts and a little bit about me thrown in the mix.

Welcome Friends!

I'm glad you're here. My name is Melanie, and I'm excited to share all things HOME with you!

Real Estate has long been a passion of mine. In 2014 after 11 years as a licensed mortgage broker and short sale negotiator/Loss Mitigation Manager, I obtained my Realtor’s license and have been selling full time since. With over 20 years of experience, I have the expertise to serve my buyer and seller clients at a high level.

We moved to Lakeland 21 years ago when my husband joined the LPD and I know the ins and outs of the local market. I love all aspects of real estate but a few favorites are handing the keys to a first time home buyer, staging and marketing a new listing and helping clients imagine the possibilities with renovations.

I am obsessed with home design ( thank you Joanna Gaines!) and innovative marketing for the best seller exposure, and for buyers I focus on out of the box ideas to find their dream home in an ever changing market. My clients are my first priority and I love helping them achieve their home ownership dreams.

Helping you from your first HOME  to your forever 🏡OME.

When I am not working, I enjoying spending time with my husband and our rescued GSD, Rocky. My hobbies include snuggling up with a good 📙ook, drinking my favorite tea or a glass of wine, constantly redecorating our home and traveling the world.

"We absolutely love Melanie and would recommend her to anyone and everyone! "


What to expect...

When Working With Me

I strive to be truthful and sincere with everyone. I will have the honest tough discussions with you, with respect and kindness.

I’ll be a bit emotionally invested. What can I say? I genuinely care deeply for my clients, have their best interest at heart and have compassion for them in each of their individual unique situations. I want my clients to be happy with their decisions.

I’m constantly looking for new ways to learn and evolve, which pushes me to improve my business for my clients benefit. If  I’m a bit of a nerd, my husband has been telling me to try out for Jeopardy for  years! 

I’ll probably get there first. I absolutely hate being late, so I’m usually the first to arrive.

Get to know a little about me
behind the scenes.....

Real Estate

Pet Peeve

Agents who make finding lockboxes a treasure hunt.

my Life's


The Hood I Call


I currently call Lakeland home. Some of my favourite places include place 1, place 2, place 3, place 4 and place 5.

My Real Estate


I’m a sucker for all things Modern Farmhouse. Thank you  #JoannaGaines lol. Cedar shakes, board & batten siding, subway tiles & shiplap walls, hammered copper and brass accents all make me swoon.

After Hours


When I’m not working you’ll find me doing yoga, taking a boat ride, enjoying a book at the beach, sipping a glass of wine floating in my pool or most likely  trying to get my German Shepherd Rocky to drop whatever random items he’s found  and is now trying to eat.

My Happy


There’s no place that helps me unwind better than being out in nature preferably on/near the water or in the mountains. Spending time with family & friends at my home and traveling are right up there too.




Walk-In Pantries


Original Woodwork & Stain Glass Windows

Outdoor Fireplaces

Wrap around Porches




Ensuites with no door (really?)

No bathtub in the house

Fast flips with BAD design choices

Smelly Houses 

Builder Grade anything

Let me introduce you...

To My Team

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Kathleen Grant
Kathleen Grant

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Keith Bailey
Home Inspector
Keith Bailey
Home Inspector

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Danielle Murray
Danielle Murray

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Thomas Stevens
Lender / Mortgage Broker
Thomas Stevens
Lender / Mortgage Broker

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let's do this!

Ready to get started working together?


I know I’m ready! I can’t wait to meet you and hear all about your goals and dreams. Let’s start the conversation and get you set up for success!

Hear what they have to Say...

Client Testimonials

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