Melisa Camp is a licensed Realtor®, GREEN, ABR with HomeSmart Elite Group since 2008. She's an Instructor & Administrator for Elite Education, and consultant for a sustainable remodeling company, greenhab, in Phoenix, AZ. Camp was one of the first Realtors in the country to become Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) endorsed and also holds the Accredited Luxury Home Specialist Designation, Pricing Strategy Advisor, and e-PRO certifications.
Her classes help Realtors® earn continuing education credits and she was hired in 2020 to write, produce, and edit 17 micro-courses for the Center for Realtor Education. She currently serves on the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Green REsource Council Advisory Board, was appointed to NAR's Sustainability Advisory Committe and elected to the Arizona Association of Realtors Board of Directors in 2019. She has been featured in the media for her research and helped edit the manuals for the GREEN Designation- her favorite class to teach.
She has a Masters Degree in Education and Bachelors in Business and Communication from Arizona State University. She is one of only 8 people in Arizona to hold the LEED AP-Homes designation & her training also includes passing the Appraisal Institute’s Course and Exam on Residential and Commercial Valuation of Solar.
Camp served as secretary of the Central Branch Board for the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC AZ) and was formerly Arizona’s advocate for the Residential Green Building Committee. During her six years of volunteer service Camp hosted events on high-performance home valuation, green home financing & certifications. She is currently an USGBC Pro-Reviewer, evaluating online educational content.
Greenhab is a sister company and has certified green homes, including a net-zero home remodel in Tempe. Camp has been recognized for her dedication to raising awareness and volunteer efforts with the EverGreen Award from NAR and the Environmental Stewardship Award from Keep AZ Beautiful. She was also voted Arizona’s ‘Top Green Realtor’ in the 2015 Natural Choice Awards and has successfully written 3 education-based grants. She founded a 501(c)3 non-profit in 2016 called Sustainable Real Estate Education and the Smart Growth Summit was it's first event attended by Mayor Kate Gallego.
She loves kids, dogs, education, volleball, travel, repurposed anything, literacy & volunteering.
SA628269000 (Arizona Sales Agent)
I14-0112 (Arizona School Administrator)
I11-0026 (Arizona Instructor)
10558899 (LEED AP-Homes)
Designations & Certifications
ABR (Accredited Buyer's Representative)
C2EX (Committment to Excellence)
PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor)
Awards & Grants
Pearl Certification Featured Agent Partner
HomeSmart Diamond Club Award for Sales Volume
National Association of Realtors EverGreen Award
Arizona's Top Green Realtor in AZ Natural Choice Awards by Natural Awakenings
Keep Arizona Beautiful Environmental Stewardship Award
USGBC Green Apple Day of Service
VTech Learning Grant
Detailed Bio: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melisacamp
LEED Accredited Professional (AP) - Homes
LEED Green Associate (GA)
Accredited Buyers Representative, ABR Designation
Pricing Strategy Advisor, PSA
C2EX, Commitment to Excellence
Accredited Luxury Home Specialist
Elite Education Real Estate School Administrator
Elite Education Real Estate School Instructor
203K Loan Specialist
RES.NET REO Certification
Appraisal Institute Residential & Commercial
Valuation of Solar Exam Pass
Everywhere I go, no matter what time of day, I seem to be stuck in traffic. Phoenix is growing but our roads are not. When my four kids and I drive through town, we play a game to try to count how many different state license plates we see on the roads. Typically, we see 3 to 5 out-of-state plates any place we go. If we don’t do anything about our current infrastructure it’s going to be like living in California here soon and not in a good way.
We are now in an age of climate refugees and a large corporations coming to Phoenix because we don’t have a lot of the severe natural disasters destroying our City like floods, hurricanes, tropical storms, mudslides, earthquakes, and drought. We are going to continue to be a magnet for people and businesses relocating even though it is getting hotter here than ever before.
This is especially true when coupled with the fact that we have a strong housing market and booming job market. Statistically speaking, yesterday Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, or ARMLS, had the lowest number of active listings I’ve ever seen in 11 years of being an agent. We’ve got shrinking inventory. Lack of affordable housing. Not enough building happening to support our growth. Read FULL article here: