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Melinda N. Jordan – MJtheCloser®
Fostering Freedom. Creating Sustainable Wealth.
Melinda N. Jordan, MJtheCloser®, possesses an energetic and sassy demeanor with a southern bell twist. She is able to provide her clients with an exemplary experience through superior service, because of her extensive market knowledge, Corporate marketing background and long-standing real estate investing experience and training. Her goal is to boldly represent her clients with canny market and industry knowledge, while always exercising a resourceful spirit.
The Resourceful REALTOR®
An active real estate investor for nearly twenty years, Melinda intimately understands the market and real estate process. Her personal experience drove her to assist others in accomplishing their home ownership goals, real estate investment ambitions and actualizing their dreams.
As a Jameson Sotheby's International Realty and multi-million dollar selling broker associate, Melinda provides personal attention to each client while supporting them in every step of the real estate process. She maximizes the resources and leading-edge technology available to provide unparalleled service.
Marketing Experience & Knowledge
Since 2008, Melinda has leveraged her marketing experience as a REALTOR®. Melinda holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Master of Business Administration Degree in Marketing. To real estate, she brings 20 years of brand marketing and business management experience from Fortune 500 companies and top brands like Coca-Cola, Michelin Tires and Energizer.
Committed to Knowing the Market
Melinda believes that great REALTORS® are committed to on-going professional development, industry trend awareness, and local market insight. It is essential in serving her clients. Melinda is an active member of the National Association of REALTORS®, Chicago Association of REALTORS® and National Women's Council of REALTORS. She holds an active Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation, Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) Certification, Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification, Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation, 203K Specialist Certification, e-PRO® Certification and a certificate in Corporate Relocation.
Acts of Service
Melinda has served as a member and active participant of a number of professional and non-profit organizations including Founding Visionary, Black Luxury Agents Collective, Sotheby’s International Realty; Entrepreneurship Director, National Black MBA Association Chicago Chapter; volunteer, Black Ensemble; member, Friends of the Parks; Good Life Young Adults Ministry, 2015-2018 ministry leader, Fellowship Baptist Church; volunteer, Chicago Cares; rape crisis counselor, Catholic Charities; 2008-2010 member, Professional Organization for Women; American Lung Association, 2009-2010 regional board member.
On a Personal Note
As a resident of Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, Melinda is the oldest of three and was raised in a three-generation household. She grew up in Camden, Mississippi. Melinda enjoys the arts, real estate, traveling, reading and hiking. Influenced greatly by her maternal grandfather, Melinda believes and lives by the bible verse , “whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more. (Luke 12:47-48)'