Melanie Vogel (pka Hammerman)
Melanie has been a Broker Associate since 2001; she joined The Rawhide Company, REALTORS in August of 2003.
Melanie thoroughly enjoys helping people with their real estate needs as she strives to continually provide "good old fashioned service." She continues to excel in her career through the honesty and integrity that she provides and her clients deserve. Melanie believes she has found her professional "niche" in life as a Real Estate Broker.
Since joining The Rawhide Company, REALTORS, she has received several annual awards, some which include TOP Sales Associate Of The Year (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011), TOP Residential Sales Associate Of The Year (2004, 2007, 2010, 2011) and Most Listings (2004, 2010).
Melanie also successfully completed the Graduate, REALTOR Institute Program requirements to obtain the professional designation of GRI. The designation sets the standards of real estate professionalism, knowledge and productivity, by providing sound training in the critical skills of the real estate business. The GRI designation signifies a dedicated and knowledgeable professional within the industry.
In 2007, Melanie completed the Senior Real Estate Specialist Program requirements to obtain the professional designation of SRES. The course focused on the needs of home buyers and sellers aged 50 and over and their need to understand how to navigate the real estate market. The course covers tax laws, probate, estate planning, and teaches agents how to work with professionals specializing in these areas.
Prior to moving to Colorado Springs, Melanie's work experience included 8 years working with attorneys in real estate litigation and acquisitions. Through this experience, Melanie obtained her real estate license in the State of Hawaii.
After first moving to Colorado Springs, she managed the USA Basketball office for 10 years, where she also traveled both domestically and internationally with the families of NBA players for World Championships and Olympic Games. Thereafter she was working with a new homebuilder, Vantage Homes. She quickly realized that real estate was still where she belonged.
- Melanie is a full-time realtor working with both Sellers and Buyers.
- She takes all clients to heart and looks out for their best interest throughout an entire real estate experience.
- Melanie is experienced from the first-time homebuyer to a seasoned seller.
- Her clients range from a new home build, vacant land, and equestrian properties to newcomers relocating to Colorado Springs.
- She is ready, able and willing to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to guide client to a successful closing.
- Melanie resides in Colorado Springs with her husband, Jim.
She has 4 wonderful grandsons and tremendously enjoys visiting with them. In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, cycling, and traveling domestically and internationally.