Michelle Macklin / Owner
BSBM, ABR, GRI, CLHMS, CRS, CDPE, E-Pro, Leadership Team
Michelle has extensive experience in the Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Carefree, Fountain Hills, Phoenix, Chandler and Ahwatukee real estate markets as well as intimate local area knowledge. She works extensively to help buyers and sellers meet their real estate goals. Michelle has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and worked in the corporate world for 15 years, ten of which were with Paychex, Inc. Michelle started her real estate in Scottsdale, where she was Rookie of the Year, a distinguished member of the “Platinum Club,” “Hall of Fame” and “Lifetime Achievement” and was consistently ranked as one the top 5 agents. In 2010, Michelle and her husband Jay, co-founded Desert Platinum Properties, LLC dba Platinum Living Realty where they have grown the company to 150 agents and 3 locations. Michelle oversees the operations of the brokerage but her true passion is still working with Buyers & Sellers.
Michelle grew up in Scottsdale and understands the diverse Arizona real estate market and the unique lifestyles of its residents. When Michelle is not helping her clients buy or sell real estate, she enjoys the wonderful attractions of Scottsdale. Not only is Michelle an expert in marketing for real estate in Scottsdale and its surrounding areas, she is extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of helping her clients sell their homes and buy new ones. A large percentage of Michelle’s business is helping her clients purchase investment properties. From fix-up and flips to long-term rentals, AZ golf condos and vacation homes, Michelle is extremely knowledgeable in the area of investment homes. Michelle uses cutting edge technology to ensure her clients get exactly what they are looking for. As a listing agent in the Scottsdale and surrounding area, Michelle’s extensive marketing plan gives a homeowner the opportunity to get the maximum value for his/her property. For buyers, Michelle helps to negotiate the best possible deal and search until she finds the perfect property. Nothing satisfies her more than seeing the smiles that come with a successful sale or the purchase of a lifetime.