Melissa Murphy Olmscheid

Melissa Murphy Olmscheid

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, REALTOR®, GRI


Listing Agent 
Buyers Agent 


University of Iowa – B.A. in Communication Studies
Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI)
Certified Buyer Representative (CBR)

Areas of Expertise
Lake Minnetonka
Maple Grove
Tonka Bay
Eden Prairie
St Louis Park

About Melissa
Melissa's clients describe her best: An effective combination of expertise, organization and energy. A lifelong Minnesota resident and second generation realtor, Melissa's successful 25+ year real estate career is due, in large part, to her commitment to ensuring close personal attention to all clients. Every home, every family, every situation is unique and, with that knowledge, she tailors the real estate experience to seamlessly match each set of circumstances.  

Widely known and respected for her market knowledge, industry relationships, and skilled transaction management, Melissa is a powerful force in the local housing market. She holds many of the highest designations, rankings, and accolades given to REALTORS® locally and nationwide. Buyers and sellers trust her attention to detail, excellent communication, and thorough guidance throughout the sales process. In fact, the vast majority of Melissa's new business comes from past clients who refer friends and family after experiencing her professionalism and authenticity.  

When working with sellers, Melissa’s marketing background is invaluable. From coordinating premier photography, to creating property films, designing distinctive print materials, and launching innovative digital advertising, she utilizes each marketing tool as part of a cohesive strategy to target a home’s desired audience. 

For buyers, Melissa searches tirelessly to find the right home. There is no one more adept at accessing the property that meets your needs. She excels at finding the perfect home for every buyer whether by constant monitoring of new listings or exhaustive networking to uncover homes only being offered off market. 

Melissa lives in Orono with her husband, two children, and goldendoodle Luna. She is active in the school community serving in many roles over the years.

Client Testimonials

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"Kathy and Melissa make a great team. They were ALWAYS available to me. Kathy also has a design background so was able to really help me stage the home correctly. And both of them worked tirelessly to help get the loan to closing when an outside vendor didn’t finish on time. Based on their extensive contacts, they were able to get the house to closing. I can’t say enough good things about Kathy and Melissa. If you are looking to list your home or buy, they are a class act." - Kim T.