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About Melissa Swanson

I am no stranger to hard work. I started a catering company in Charlotte, NC at the age of 23 and ran it for twenty years. I put the profits from my events back into the business and eventually into real estate. I studied all things money; namely Suze Orman, Tony Robbins and Robert Kiyosaki. I took debt reduction and investing classes at the community college and was adamant to change the financial disaster I brought with me out of college. It took many years and many long hours at my catering company but eventually I got over that hump. I am a firm believer in how you do anything is how you do everything and I live my life seeking excellence in all I do. I enjoy teaching, motivating and saving others from the pain of the mistakes I have made along the way. Learn More

“People who succeed at the highest level are not lucky; they’re doing something differently than everyone else does.”
– Tony Robbins

Melissa Swanson

Latest Blog Posts

So little time yet so many thoughts have changed

It has been a while since I sat down to write. My life as a landlord has been a complete chaotic mess in the last 60 days. I purchased my duplexes in Hidden Valley and built two because I knew there was a need for affordable and workforce housing. I wanted to bring in...

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Why I Accept Vouchers (Section 8) and Rent To Nonprofits

People ask me all the time why I rent my homes to the Housing Choice Voucher program (HCV) or to local nonprofits.  Trust me I ask myself why sometimes as well.  There are a couple of reasons why it works for me. First let’s discuss what the voucher program and...

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