The MLS Detectives Group

The MLS Detectives Group is THE Premier Real Estate services provider in Southwest Florida, serving all of Charlotte County, Southern Sarasota county and DeSoto Counties, 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 and around Charlotte and southern Sarasota DeSoto Counties. 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 home 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 other REALTORS who share a similar desire to provide the high-level real estate services which people have come to expect from this dynamic group licensed and experienced professionals.  These REALTORS include Pat Walker, Cary Saffran, Jackie Lakner, and Tommy Griffith. Our group also enjoys the outstanding administrative support of Jennifer Marto, also a licensed real estate agent.

Combine the collective strengths of the MLS Detectives Group with the power of RE/Max, and it is no wonder that past clients tell their friends "Look No Further" than the MLS Detectives Group.

Meet the Team