The MLS Detectives Group

The MLS Detectives Group is THE Premier Real Estate services provider in Southwest Florida, serving Charlotte and DeSoto Counties, and southern Sarasota county, including Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, North Port, Englewood, Rotonda West, Placida, and Arcadia.

Established by Curt Mellon and Mike Federau in 2004, the MLS Detectives Group's mission is simple; provide clients with the most professional, courteous, thorough, and ethically sound real estate services available in the area. 16+ years and over 1200+ successful transitions later, the MLS Detectives Group has more than met these goals, receiving high acclaim from both buyers and sellers alike and consistently being ranked in the top 5% of all active REALTORS within the Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, North Port Association of REALTORS.

As a BUYERS agent, the MLS Detectives Group is hyper-aware of local market trends and area communities, making the search for that perfect property all that much easier. For SELLERS, the marketing of your property to the world is job #1, and we do that job better than anyone!

In addition to Curt and Mike, the MLS Detectives Group also includes a group of REALTORS who share a similar desire to provide the high-level real estate services that people have come to expect.  This dynamic group of licensed and experienced professionals includes Pat Walker, Cary Saffran, Jackie Lakner, Shelley Faeria, Barb Reed and, Jim Ronding.  This group enjoys the outstanding administrative support of Jennifer Marto, who is also a licensed real estate agent.

Combine the MLS Detectives Group's collective strengths with the power of RE/MAX, and it is no wonder that our past clients tell their friends "Look No Further" than the MLS Detectives Group for all your real estate needs!

Meet the Team