Mel Childs


Melisha “Mel” Childs owns her own writing company administratively located in metro Atlanta. She is an author and screenwriter but also writes content for the home improvement niche and other niches. Mel is a writer for, which provides cost guides for DIYers and others interested in getting accurate costs for home repairs. In the past, she has written for Upscale Magazine and Black EOE Journal. She is also currently studying to be a real estate agent. Mel is honored to join the team writing for because she grew up watching his TV shows on PBS. Connect with Mel on LinkedIn.

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JUNE 23, 2022 | THURSDAY
Should I Include an Escalation Clause in My Real Estate Offer?

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APRIL 29, 2022 | FRIDAY
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APRIL 29, 2022 | FRIDAY
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MARCH 25, 2022 | FRIDAY
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