About Me (Philosophy, Bio, Strengths, Education, Awards)
There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional – integrity, community expertise, in-depth market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work.
That said, in my experience as a Atlanta and Decatur area agent I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs.
This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients.
So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home in the Atlanta or Decatur areas, please call or email me. I take deep satisfaction from helping people with their real estate needs, and I'll provide you with personalized, high-quality service that will make your experience of buying or selling as enjoyable as possible.
Barb is a licensed real estate agent in the States of Georgia and Florida. With 20 years of background in the Sales and Marketing area in Corporate America and 11 personal moves and transfers she understands the challenges of making changes. She is energetic and a Top Producer in the Metro Atlanta area who handles clients as if they were Family!
-Putting my clients at ease with my friendly nature, ability to explain process, and advance preparation before we get started!
-Knowledge and Continuous Study of the Decatur and Intown Atlanta Market, Including Pricing, Market Demands and Trends as needed for buying and selling properties for my clients.
-Strong negotiations and people skills to help you buy at a great price, and sell to maximize your profitability!
- From Cash Transactions to Intricate Mortgage Financing, I Am in Contact with the Industry's Leaders in Financing, Giving my Clients the opportunity to Sail Smoothly through the Closing Process with the Best Mortgage packages and rates.
- Technologically Proficient, Including the Use of the Web, Email, Buyers Tours, and Seller Competitive Market Analysis, Virtual Tours, Lead Routing Systems and Other Tools to Enhance Both the Listing and Purchasing Experience.
- Experience in the Sale and Purchase of New Construction and Reconstructions, Resale Properties, Condos Townhouses and Lofts!
A Realtor who knows that Stress is not a Closing Cost and Proves it!
My Education and Training:
Miami Dade Jr. College, N. Miami Sr. High, Jr. High, Miami Shores Elementary
Rochester Institute of Technology-Business Mgmt & Transportation
Graduate of the Realtor's Institute (GRI)
Licensed Realtor in Georgia and Florida.
Over 200 hours of Continuing Education and Specialties in Real Estate.
My Specialty Market:
Residential New Construction and Resale, Single Family Homes, Condos, Lofts and Townhomes in:
Intown Atlanta, Midtown, Va. Highlands, Morningside, Druid Hills, Candler Park, Inman Park, Lake Claire, Oakhurst, Kirkwood and Decatur.
Intown Atlanta Rookie of the Year-2004
Lifetime Million Dollar Club –Diamond Society 2004,2005
Member DeKalb Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors
Relocation Specialist & Accredited Relocation Consultant
GRI, CMAS,CMRS,CMMS, E-Agent
Community Volunteer Work:
Habitat for Humanity
Atlanta Cancer Initiative (ALCI)
Wheelchair Tennis Instruction
Golf, Tennis, Scuba Diving, Motor Scooters, Movies and Real Estate Investing.