How a 1st-year rookie landed the $20M 'Friday Harbor Retreat' listing

Before she took on her first client, Boucher spent six months listening, watching and learning
  • Melissa Boucher just completed her first year in real estate and has nabbed her largest and most expensive listing yet -- a $20 million 100-acre estate located in the San Juan lslands.
  • Boucher says real estate newbies need to be goal-oriented and carefully choose the brokerage and mentors that will help them meet those goals.

Melissa Boucher is a real estate rookie who just completed her first year in the business. But don’t let her “rookie” status fool you — she’s had a number of home runs, the latest being a $20 million estate simply known as the “Friday Harbor Retreat,” located in the scenic San Juan Islands.