Michelle Zelsman

Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker Realty
Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 22314


The Zelsman Powers Group of Coldwell Banker Alexandria has homes for sale to fit a variety of lifestyles and price ranges, including ones that successfully work for you. Licensed Real Estate Agent in Virginia and D.C.

About Me

Michelle Zelsman asks her clients this critical question: 'Are you comfortable in this house or are you home?'

She believes home is more than a place to live. It's where awesomeness happens. To get you home, you need a team that can pull together all the elements of a real estate transaction. From buying and selling to appraisals, mortgage financing and inspections-all the way to the closing table, Michelle Zelsman at Coldwell Banker has the influence, savvy and resources to personally guide you from beginning to end. Flawlessly. Michelle Zelsman gets you home.

While Michelle Zelsman at Coldwell Banker in Old Town Alexandria

specializes in luxury homes throughout Northern Virginia and DC, she sell homes that fit a variety of lifestyles whether you're moving up, downsizing or looking for the first time-including yours.

During her first year in real estate, Michelle Zelsman was awarded the coveted Rookie of the Year Award.

Every year since she has achieved the Top Producer award. In 2019 she was awarded Top Producer for Coldwell Banker's Alexandria office. She was voted a 2019 and 2020 Washingtonian magazine '100 Best Agents' and 'Top Producer.' Northern Virginia Magazine also recognized Zelsman in its annual 'Best Agents' issue in both 2019 and 2020.

Proven. Effective. Strategic. Creative.

Professionally, Michelle is proven, effective, strategic and creative. With more than 30 years experience in marketing, advertising and sales as business owners, consultants, executives and realtors.

As a seller's agent, Michelle brings innovative marketing strategies using state-of-the-art technologies and creative initiatives to give your home proper prominence in the marketplace.

As a buyer's agent, she takes a consultative approach to learning the life you want to live so her search is effectively focused on helping you achieve your life goals.

All her clients love how Michelle really knows the neighborhoods, and gives them space to fall in love with the properties they call home.

Michelle is a Certified Real Estate Digital Marketer. She draws on her impressive background of 25-plus years in marketing, advertising and sales as a business owner, consultant, executive and realtor.

This Northern Virginian earned a BA in Journalism from the University of Maryland, and did graduate work at Johns Hopkins and George Washington University. She began her career as a reporter, covering technology for a globally-recognized tech magazine, then left journalism to work in marketing, advertising and communications.

All her clients love how Michelle really knows the neighborhoods, and gives them space to fall in love with the properties they call home.

Michelle speaks fluent Spanish and loves to sail in her free time. She believes in giving back to her community, and does so through a local organization that helps the homeless. Michelle additionally works hard to support her dog Lucy's bone habit, as well as her addiction to traveling the world!

Skills & Specialities

  • Luxury Homes
  • New Construction
  • Buyer Representation
  • First-time Home Buyers
  • Military Relocations
  • Relocation
  • Pre-Market Advertising
  • Seller Pre-Market Strategy and Prep
  • Home Buyer Market Insight
  • First Time Buyer
  • Personalized On-Market Advertising Campaign
  • Global Luxury


Top producing realtor every year in business
Nearly 30 years experience as an advertising and marketing executive

Awards & Honors

Awarded the coveted Rookie of the Year


  • English
  • Spanish


Certified Real Estate Digital Marketer
Luxury Property Specialist

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