Welcome to Civilized.
We are real estate, refined.
Melanie’s passion is for connecting people with place – “placemaking.”
Rooted in a foundation of family values, Windwalker Raveis is bringing a breath of fresh air to real estate.
Firm believers in doing the right thing by its clients, Windwalker Raveis recognize that lasting relationships come from
care, courtesy and commitment – to both our clients and their communities.
These values embody our difference, and we strive to surprise with service, delight with dedication:
Melanie Gowen enhances properties through an integrated approach to marketing, design, and branding. Melanie’s process results in an unparalleled, personalized experience. When serving as a buyer’s agent, Melanie develops a vision and sees it through real estate development, encouraging clients to strategize unique investment opportunities. She manifests success for any size property or budget. Detail-oriented and also a big picture thinker, Melanie is responsive, organized, and adept at thinking both imaginatively and strategically.
Real estate decisions are intensely personal. After you’ve crunched the numbers, after you’ve looked at all the comparable properties, your choice, especially on Nantucket, still has a bit of romance to it—the excitement of a reflection of your own taste. Windwalker understands the power of Nantucket charm. We listen so that you will find just the right place. And as you close in on your decision, we can help you find the specialists who can fill in all the possibilities for your property. Architects, contractors, landscapers… We know the best. We work with them. Insurance brokers, island lawyers, local bankers… our rolodex is full of competent, discreet, professionals who believe as we do that an island welcome has service at its heart.