The last 30 years of owning a boutique advertising agency and then on to residential real estate in two markets (New Mexico and Florida) has given me the ability to take a different approach to real estate, one that is built on personal touches, win-win deals and positive results. I utilize the latest technologies, market research and business strategies to exceed expectations and to find solutions that are tailored to individuals. My many years of being part of solutions, helps me to listen closely to my customers/clients and put their priorities and goals into action! I value each and every opportunity to help families with their next move and/or with the sale of their current home. “Real Estate Made Easy” – I strive for everyone to love their experience and walk away saying, “That was much easier than I expected“.
If you were to put my playlist on shuffle, you might find one of these songs:
Macy Gray “I try”
Jake Owen (Any song he sings)
Justin Beiber “I’m the One”
Wild Cherry “Play that Funky Music” (Almost any Funk music)
Luke Bryan “Most People are Good”
Some of my favorite places to eat in Panama City Beach are:
2. Bayou on the Beach
3. Salwater Grille
Some of my favorite places to play in PCB are:
2. Pier Park
Thing(s) People are surprised to find out about Me:
1. I can sit on the beach for hours on end without moving (I can’t be still on a normal day)!
2. It’s not the drinking of wine I love, it’s about tasting a new wine every day that I love!
3. I grew up in Bakersfield!
My favorite thing on the beach to eat: Chargrilled Oysters
My number one tip for my buyers or sellers is… Let’s make it fun!
Favorite Quote: I have so many favorites but I just read this one about a month ago and I love it…
“I love aging. Why would I want to stay 21 for the rest of my life?” ~ Zoe Saldana
Barb was the realtor for the plot of land we purchased for our new house. She was extremely helpful and made the process easy. We liked her so much that we called her when we were ready to sell our current home. Her responsiveness and knowledge were incredible. You think you know what goes into selling a house until you go through the process. From listings, open houses, and realtor lunches, to appraisals, inspections, and closing, she was there to walk us through it all. Thanks, Barb!
Melissa and John Stroud
1/13/2020 – Zillow Review
We just wanted to write and thank you for all of your hard work and constant attention getting our house sold. Granted you were the BUYER’s agent but in that capacity you worked tirelessly to insure both parties needs and concerns were addressed quickly and professionally! It is truly a blessing to have a caring individual, watching after every detail, one can turn to with any question about their transaction. Your clients, the BUYERs, hit a homerun when they chose you to represent their interests and find them exactly the property they wanted.
You are not only a great lady, a consummate professional, you are also a credit to the real estate business in New Mexico. We would recommend your services to anyone without hesitation.
Ken Hutton and Tracy Ingalls – Emailed Testimony
Barb is very knowledgeable and helped us find a house that we are in love with. This was our first time buying a home and we were a bit overwhelmed. She was very patient with us and guided us in every step of the process. She did a great job drafting our contract/offers and negotiating on our behalf. We highly recommend her to anyone looking to buy a home.
4/17/2019 – Zillow Review
After our first meeting I knew I had met one of the best of the best Broker Associates in NM. Adding to that, was her partner that also exceeded our expectations. Together their listening & negotiating skills along with their sincerity & honesty lead us to locate our dream home via Skype. Anyone that can convince my husband for us to put in an offer from out of state, from a virtual walk thru, along with almost a 120 day escrow, that flowed seamlessly through their countless work efforts, has our vote for life!
Paul & Peggy Marcketta
2/08/2019 – Zillow
I have never come across someone so professional and knowledgeable with real estate! She never missed any of our calls. Though she had other deals going on, we always felt like we were her priority. When you leave a temporary real estate deal and leave friends, that should say it all! WONDERFUL experience and so thankful she represented us with both buying and selling our homes! Highly recommend her to all!
Jim & Monique van Loben Sels
7/27/2018 – Zillow
We were moving from the east coast and it took us almost 10 months to find and home and make our move. She was so patient and always available. We flew out twice for house hunting and never found that perfect home until we returned home to find something online. Barb was kind enough to FaceTime a showing for us from afar and help us negotiate an offer to get the best price in a fantastic neighborhood, we closed 3 weeks later. Barb is a great choice if you’re looking for a patient, fun and experienced Realtor!