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Meet The Team

Meet The Team

KW is big on teamwork and the Joanne Melton Real Estate Team has more than 24 years of successfully selling homes in the Yakima Valley. We strive to be an advocate for our clients. Everyone’s needs are different and that is why we have specialized training in creative real estate negotiations. Our full-service team works hard to satisfy clients in the buying and selling of their homes.

Joanne Melton

Managing Broker/REALTOR®

I Have the Experience:
Licensed Real Estate Broker/REALTOR® Since 1997
Extensive portfolio includes Financial and Business Background having previously worked in banking, as an Escrow Officer and Railroad Property Management
2013 Leading Edge Society
2014 and 2015 President’s Circle
2016 Chairman’s Circle Gold
50 Homes Sold Every Year

I Have the Training:
Certified Residential Specialist Designation (CRS)
Graduate of Realtors Institute (GRI)
Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR)
VA and Military Real Estate Specialist (VAMRES)
Certified Luxury Collection Specialist

I Have the Community Connections:
Lifetime Yakima Resident
Central WA Area Rep – WA Realtors
2019 President- Yakima Association of Realtors
2017 Secretary – Treasurer Yakima Association of Realtors
2014 President of Education – Yakima Association of REALTORS®
Member of the Washington Association of REALTORS® – Board of Directors
Member of the National Association of REALTORS®
Member of the Yakima Association of REALTORS® – Board of Directors

Awards & Designations:
Residential, Luxury, Relocation, Seniors, Certified Residential Specialist, GREEN, VAMRES, GRI, SRES
Voted “Best of the Valley” in the Yakima Valley Business Times – 2013, 2021
2019 Realtor of the Year Award
KW Platinum (2019) & Triple Gold (2020 & 2021) Award

Brian Melton

Broker/Realtor ®

Licensed Real Estate Broker/REALTOR®

Bio coming soon

Meet Our Support Staff

Karrilee Aggett

Administrative Assistant

This is the second time I have been employed by Joanne.  The first time, over twenty years ago, was just for a few hours per month, helping mail letters. Fast forward to 2019, I heard about a part-time job opportunity that fit my schedule. I applied, not realizing it was working for Joanne, and got the job!     

While the Real Estate industry was new to me in the beginning, miscellaneous office tasks and taking on the creative side of marketing and social media promotion was right in line with what I had been doing for years on my own! I’m thrilled to be part of the Team in assisting in the office and helping our Agents stay on top of their game and connected with their clients!     

When not in the office, I am busy with family and friends, making art with paint or camera or words, and longing for the next trip to the beach!

We have a trusted name with proven results,
and we just may hold the key to your new home!
It would be our honor to serve you!
~ Joanne Melton Real Estate Team ~