Years of experience throughout the many markets that comprise Southern California’s residential real estate industry have shaped Melane Barney into a consummate professional who’s discreet, trustworthy and, most importantly, adept in helping clients achieve their goals. A licensed realtor since 1978, Melane has successfully represented both buyers and sellers during a broad range of economic conditions. Her knowledge of the business, along with her strong work ethic and commitment to service have garnered her a loyal following of clients who appreciate her ability to secure the most favorable results—an excellent negotiator, she’s a valuable asset whether ensuring the most competitive purchase price or the highest value during a sale.
Working within the unique team-oriented, service-focused environment that Surterre Properties® has become known for, Melane complements her vast knowledge and experience of the real estate business with amenities not found at any other brokerage. Professional marketing efforts, courtesy of Surterre’s in-house studio, promise her clients the most strategic route to the accomplishment of their most important objectives. This strategy is fueled by the latest advances in real estate technology.
A longtime resident of Emerald Bay, Melane has helped clients buy and sell homes everywhere in Orange County from Newport, Laguna, Huntington and Dana Point, all the way up to Long Beach and Palos Verdes Estates. Having grown up in Southern California, she possesses a lifelong understanding of each particular niche. She is active in a number of community organizations, including Mariner’s Church, Marketplace Women and Vital Connections. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from Chapman University with honors, where she studied fine art and communications as a scholarship student.