Maggie Merelle

Maggie Merelle

Real Estate Salesperson

Maggie Merelle
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Great Barrington
306 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230
26 Church Street
Lenox, MA 01240

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About Me About Me

As the owner of Rouge, a successful Berkshire restaurant, for the past 22 years, Maggie understands how to create an excellent customer experience. In real estate, her aim is to provide superior, personalized service to her buyers and sellers and to do all that she can help them achieve their goals. With access to the best marketing platform and sales network in the world through the Sotheby’s brand, she can readily achieve that for her clients.

Before settling in West Stockbridge 23 years ago, she grew up in Brooklyn, and has lived in Manhattan and in France. A graduate of Antioch College, she traveled the world studying animal communication, as a veterinary technician, and worked in sales for a Bordelaise wine importer/distributor. Maggie is fluent in French, is ESL-certified, and was a teacher for many years.

Maggie settled in the Berkshires to find the perfect place to live, work and raise a family. Like others who have relocated here from all over the world, they appreciate their chosen home for its reasonable pace of life, great schools, fresh air and outdoor activities, and more culture than anyone could possibly hope to take in, while at the same time, Boston and New York City are just a couple of hours away.

With its many cultural offerings and recreational activities, and the strong commitment that newcomers and old-timers have to contributing to they're quality of life, Berkshire County is a place that truly offers something for everyone. She is proud to be a small business owner here and to be involved and to support the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood, WAM, Mass MOCA, the Clark Art Institute, 1Berkshire, to name a few.

Real estate has always fascinated Maggie, and, as a real estate professional licensed in MA, NY & CT,  she prides herself on understanding the market and to helping her clients navigate it. The restaurant is also an ideal place to keep her finger on the pulse of the market: people with young families, empty-nesters, part-timers enjoying a weekend retreat, and people looking forward to the time when they can retire here.

Maggie looks forward to sharing her passion for the Berkshires and her knowledge of the local real estate market to help you realize your real estate dreams. 

  • Languages Spoken English, French, Spanish
  • Born In Brooklyn
  • Lives In Berkshires
  • Favorite Movie Casablanca
  • Passion Life Long Learning, Travel, Sense of Humor, Music
  • Interests Running, Hiking, Oenology, Yoga, Museums, Cooking, Traveling, Animal Rescue, Jogging, Horse Back Riding, Biking, Sailing
  • Favorite Lyric "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose. Nothing ain't nothing, but it's free" Janis Joplin
  • Inspiration Happiness is wanting what you have.
  • Can't Live Without Duck Confit with Sancerre Rouge, Chèvre Chaud on Baguette

Agent Designations

  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

My Awards

  • Platinum Award
  • Gold Award
  • Bronze Award

My Specialties

  • Stellar Seller Agent
  • 5 Star Ratings
  • First time Home Buyers
  • Relocation Specialist
  • TOEFL Certification
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My Listings and Sales

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Testimonials (32)

Maggie is absolutely fantastic. She guided us through every aspect of buying our house. She knows the local area so well, and always had so many amazing suggestions for us. She really went the extra mile for us! I can't recommend her enough. She is amazing and so knowledgeable! We are so appreciative of everything she has done for us. She is beyond helpful.


It was a pleasure to work with Maggie!! Emily Rechnitz Neil Prince
Maggie was so helpful and knowledgeable. She did a lot to help me out and was so flexible. I truly enjoyed and appreciated working with her! Kathryn Noyes
Maggie is professional, knowledgeable, helpful, and a pleasure to work with. This is an extraordinarily challenging real estate market for purchasers, and she consistently navigated questions and concerns with a high degree of professionalism and integrity. I recommend her highly.
Maggie Merelle was fantastic to work with as we sold our lake cottage. She diligently sought out buyers and brought us a terrific buyer at the price we hoped for. Robert Fanelli Josephine Fanelli
"Maggie’s excellent knowledge of the market and current market conditions was hugely helpful in our sale process. Her skills in how to prep a property and how to position a house on the market was truly impressive. She also removed a lot of the stress that comes along with selling a property and made the process go very smoothly." William Lemberg
Maggie was great in every phase of our purchase from setting up the negotiation to advising on price to finding us a local lawyer to the happy conclusion. Garonne LLC
Maggie represented your brokerage in the utmost respect & was amazing from the moment we met her!! Maggie helped me sell my house and turned a near impossible task into a walk in the park, she was extremely knowledgeable in her market, very professional, personable & helpful beyond the call of duty. Maggie was everything we expected and more, Maggie is a breath of fresh air, if you are buying or selling, don't hesitate to hire Maggie, you'll be glad you did, we certainly are very happy with her services & deliverance. Thank you Maggie for everything you do!! Helah Jean
Maggie was a great advocate to us. We would call on her again in an instant should a situation arise. Thanks to all Susan Harrington William Harrington
Maggie was just the cheerleader I needed to stay on-track and motivated throughout the sale of my condo! Alicia Rossie
Maggie Merrelle was an exceptional broker. 426 South Street LLC
Maggie was extremely knowledgable about the area, responsive to questions, and helped to connect me with local service providers. I would be happy to recommend her to others. Colin Kingsbury
Satisfied with transaction. Colin Kingsbury
Maggie was awesome, she got us in a good position with 3 potential buyers. Help us negotiate over asking. From listing to closing in 30 days Bravo Jon and Amy Lyons
Maggie exceeded our expectations when selling our home in the Berkshires. Clear, practical and efficient during every step of the process, Maggie made the experience much easier than we could have imagined. Partnering and advising through each step of the process, from start to finish, whether it be prepping our home for viewings, fielding (multiple) offers and the closing of the sale, Maggie was clear, concise and professional at all times. Thanks to Maggie's knowledge and dedication, the sale of our home far exceeded our expectations. I would not hesitate in recommending Maggie as the agent to sell your home Ryan McMenamy James Keating
Great personal service and terrific follow up. Gary and Jeanie Knisely
Maggie and Steve were very in challenging market. Peter and Diane Dillon
Maggie Merelle is an exceptional broker who went above and beyond in showing and selling our home. On short notice she has always been available to show our home to various buyers regardless of the day or time that the buyer was available. Barbara and Jeffrey Berger
We contracted Maggie of Sotheby's to sell our home in West Stockbridge. Her expert advice in preparing our house for sale helped substantially in selling our home. She went above and beyond in spending numerous hours with multiple buyers. We recommend her without question for anyone seeking to buy or sell in the Berkshires. barbaragberger
I'm stingy with 5 stars - we were super happy. We brought her in to help negotiate the purchase of a second home for us, and she was great in managing the deal to a successful close. She was super responsive, provided lots of info about the area (particularly getting us going with contractors), and was a pleasure to work with. jbusky
Maggie's energy and knowledge helped us sell our house in 30 days after having tried periodically for 10 years. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a realtor. gironaplumbing
We really needed to sell my house quickly, and with the help of Maggie Merelle, it was pending in less than a week. She was extremely efficient and made sure everything went smoothly. Always professional and always looked out for the best for me and my family. daniellasantamarina
Maggie made looking for a home in the Berkshires a relatively stress free experience. She responded to questions promptly, helped us find services we needed and provided balanced helpful information when it was most needed. She has wonderful local knowledge and is always responsive. My husband and I bought a wonderful home and in addition now count Maggie a friend! Thanks, Maggie! bbqsmith92
The purchase of this property was FULL of potential problems and a multitude of challenges that might have scared away the most seasoned buyer or the most experienced real estate agent - but Maggie knew we were in love with the property - and she got the deal done! Michael McDyer
My fiancee on I (on a whim) decided to look on zillow for a property. We found a few properties we liked and contacted the listing agents. One of those listed was Maggie's property. She was quick to respond and very flexible with our limited time to see the property. zuser20170717051800421
Maggie’s personality is an asset in the Real Estate Business, not only she is passionate and enthusiastic for what she does and extremely attentive to the details but also caring to understand the unique needs and wishes of every client. She stood by my side every step of the process with knowledge and expertise and always with a warm approach. I recommend her without any reservation, she is simply the best! reginamariae
Maggie is incredibly knowledgeable about the area and always kept us in the loop of new listings coming up. Her kind and patient attitude toward everything helped us stay focused on our search for the perfect place and helped us button up all loose ends all the way thru closing not only did we have an awesome realtor we made a great friend Amy lyons
Maggie helped us find a place in the Berkshires this past December. We were living in North Carolina and she was recommended to us by a friend. When we finally met her, we knew we'd found the right person. Maggie is very warm and engaging, with a ready and infectious laugh. She gave her honest opinion about the properties she showed us and her primary focus was to find the right property for us, rather than try to push us into a quick sale. We had limited days to look at properties and there had been a snowstorm the night before, but Maggie showed up in her cute red Mini Cooper ready for a full day. She put on her snow boots and trudged through a foot of new snow with us as we looked at different building lots like it was a great adventure. As owner of Rouge Restaurant, it is not too much of an exaggeration to say that Maggie knows everybody in town. At the end of a couple of days of looking we found a lovely piece of land. Maggie helped us through the negotiation and closing. We very much enjoyed working with her and would definitely recommend her to anyone. (Also, her restaurant is awesome!) Simone35
Maggie did a wonderful job in handling a very difficult client. She was able to reassure me that it was the right decision to sell my mom's house. I would not hesitate to use Maggie again. bmavery1972
In a region filled with apathetic real estate agents, Maggie Merelle is a shiny, sparkling gem! We purchased our first home with Maggie in September of 2016. She was a pleasure to work with, always energetic and excited about our prospective purchase. She worked tirelessly and showed us countless listings to help us find our first home. In the end, we found the perfect place thanks to her perseverance and positivity! She won't stop until you get what you are looking for! Jeremykenny1
I am. Dry impressed with Maggie. She has been terrific in helping us with our house purchase. She is very knowledgeable and very detailed. She knows the market and the people who live here. She has simply. Even excellent. Her personality is beyond delightful. I feel like I made a friend for life. I will continue to recommend Maggie to all. zuser20170316115255202

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