Melanin Homes

About Us

About Company

Welcome to Melanin Homes, where we help you get the best real estate deals in New York. As a family-owned business, we understand how important it is to find somewhere that you truly feel at home. That’s why we’re committed to making your dreams a reality.

With our team of expert agents, you can trust that you’re in good hands. We’re passionate about providing exceptional service when it comes to buying or selling properties in the vibrant city of New York. Our approach is centered around listening to our clients to understand their unique needs and preferences.

When it comes to real estate, trust is essential. At Melanin Homes, we’re committed to honesty and integrity in every interaction we have with our clients. From the initial consultation to closing the deal, we believe in transparency and ensuring our clients have all the information they need to make informed decisions.

As experts in the market, our team has the experience and expertise to guide you on your real estate journey. Whether you’re buying or selling, we’re here to make the process as smooth and worry-free as possible. And as fellow residents of the city that never sleeps, we understand the unique needs of our clients and can help you find the perfect home to suit your individual needs.

Our Process


Consult with Melanin Homes to discuss your buying and selling goals and establish your property criteria.


Review LIVE inventory to identify properties for purchase based on your specific investment goals and property criteria.


Perform due diligence and research on properties for purchase using nationwide tools and resources.


Partner with Melanin Homes to close on your property transactions and achieve your financial goals!

About Owner

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Lorraine Millington is a Bronx, NY native and she has been a legal, real estate and tax professional for almost 15 years. Lorraine has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and English from Fairfield University and a Masters of Business degree in Finance and Data Analytics from Mercy College. She has vast knowledge and experience in various aspects of real estate including being a real estate sales agent as well as investment in real estate through wholesaling, rehabbing and rental properties. Lorraine currently specializes in purchasing Performing and Nonperforming loans all across the country and manages hundreds of thousands of distressed debt in her portfolio.

As a tax professional, Lorraine holds an Enrolled Agent certification for tax preparation which allows the ability to represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service. Lorraine’s extensive tax knowledge and experience allows her the unique ability to not only evaluate real estate transactions for profitability, but to help clients assess their potential tax liability based on their real estate investments and goals.

Lorraine can be seen regularly as a co-host of The Real Estate Vue podcast and she also speaks at various real estate groups and conferences across the country.

Her family roots in Jamaica and Barbados really inspired the desire for financial literacy and building generational wealth through real estate investing. She is passionate about helping others to establish financial stability through investing in income producing assets and helping investors earn higher returns on their investment while reducing their tax liability.