Barbara is a resident of Lake County, Florida, and she has been investing in real estate for over 20 years. Her experience is backed by the knowledge and expertise of Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty, a proven success in the real estate industry.
Barbara has almost 30 years' sales experience, including print advertising at a daily newspaper in New York City, as well as internet advertising within the real estate market. She also owned and operated a custom picture framing and home decor showroom, where she implemented pricing and merchandising strategies designed to drive sales and improve customer service. Barbara uses her negotiation and sales experience to help buyers and sellers obtain desired results.
Barbara serves Lake and Sumter counties -- including, but not limited to Leesburg, Tavares, Mount Dora, Eustis, Fruitland Park, Lady Lake, Weirsdale, The Villages and Wildwood. Because she works with an extensive network of Realtors, she can recommend professional, experienced agents in locations out of her area as well as out of state.
Although Barbara believes personal service is one of the most important aspects of any professional relationship, she understands that harnessing today's technology can only enhance that service. In addition to the MLS, she will market your property to at least 50 websites in order to gain the highest visibility and reach the greatest number of potential buyers. In addition, she has access to homes that are not yet on the MLS. Barbara is on the move, and because of today's technology, her office is with her. She can help you find mortgage lenders, homeowner's insurance, home inspectors, and more. What does this mean for her customers? It means answers...fast!
Barbara has a BBA in advertising and an MBA in marketing. She has served as President of the Richmond County Business and Professional Women and Business Networking International (BNI), both in New York. In addition, she is a 2011 past Kiwanis club president and president-elect for the 2015-2016 year. She currently is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Mount Dora, and enjoys volunteering at Mount Dora High School where she works with Key Club (Kiwanis for high school students).
She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors and the Realtors Association of Lake and Sumter Counties. In addition, she holds the prestigious Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE®) designation in real estate.
Barbara is originally from Staten Island, New York. She moved to Florida to be closer to her parents and to enjoy the appealing climate and relaxing lifestyle. She enjoys spending time with her husband, dining out, exploring flea markets and going to movies.
Barbara is committed to helping her buyers' and sellers' dreams come true. She knows how to harness her experience -- whether it is for assisting veteran or first time home buyers or helping sellers get the best price for their homes.
If it's important to you, it's important to me!
Barbara helped my husband and I purchase our first home, which happened to be a short sale. Barbara was great through out the whole process and very patient even though the short sale takes a bit longer ...
Barbara is very knowledgeable of the area. She was very prepared for our first meeting with all the comparable of the area. Suggested a very reasonable price for my property which got an offer 4 days ...
Barbara was remarkable. She went above and beyond to sell our property in Florida. She was there every moment we needed one more thing. Forever grateful........