Meet Our Agents

Fresh Start Properties LLC

We Believe in The American Dream of Home Ownership, We Believe Every Family Deserves a Home. We Are Honored by Your Referral's & Grateful When You Recommend Us to Your Family & Friends ~ Buying and selling residential real estate is a very emotional process. It's also one of the biggest financial decisions a person will make.  Our job is much more than just completing a transaction. We guide our clients through a process that will have a great impact on their lives and their families for many years to come. ~ Thank You For Your Trust & Confidence In Choosing Fresh Start Properties For All Your Real Estate Needs.

Melinda Flecker


Melinda Flecker

Melinda has been a successful litigation attorney for over a decade. She graduated from the University of Delaware with degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice before attending Hofstra University School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctorate. Since graduating, Melinda has been practicing law on Long Island, where she lives with her family.

Melinda’s legal experience has molded her into an expert negotiator, optimistic problem-solver, and zealous advocate for her clients. She is confident, hard-working, and knowledgeable. Melinda has what many people describe as a “bubbly” personality. She is outgoing, friendly, and easy to talk to. As the mother to three young children, she is extremely patient and organized. In communicating with clients, Melinda is direct, honest, and truly listens to her client’s needs. Melinda’s skills and personality combine to make her the enthusiastic and professional real estate agent that all clients want. She looks forward to helping you reach your real estate goals.

Martha Kennedy


Martha Kennedy

Steven Kent


Steven Kent

Steve has a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's degree in information systems, both from Hofstra.  He has spent more than 32 years in corporate IT and several years as an entrepreneur.

As a licensed real estate salesperson working for Fresh Start Properties, LLC Steve is helping people sell or purchase residential or commercial properties from Manhattan to Montauk.  Steve is also a Certified Buyer Representative allowing him to have additional insights when helping someone purchase a property.

Fresh Start Properties, LLC has been helping people for 27 years and is in tune with the market and its nuances.   We differentiate ourselves in several ways, one of which is we pay for an independent appraisal on a property if it is listed with us, so we know its value when we list it.  Relationships are key as we have clients referring others to us on a continual basis.

How can we help you?  We are a phone call away (O) 516-775-0043 or (C) 516-727-2294.  My email is kent@123freshstart.com

Heather Madhavan


Heather Madhavan
  • (516) 775-0043

Umesh Madhavan


Umesh Madhavan
  • (516) 775-0043