Barbara was born and raised in Ottawa and later moved to a small town South of the City known as Kemptville. "I love my community" says Barbara, which is the biggest reason for starting a career in Real Estate. "its easy to do what you love doing." Barbara says when asked if she finds the market tough. Barbara loves bringing new people into her community and helping existing residents find the perfect home. With over 20 years working in the industry, Barbara has helped hundreds of families find what they are looking for.
On top of her busy career and family life, she still finds time to volunteer on a regular basis with local groups as well organizing an annual Volleyball funraiser.
Barbara's most recent adventure has taken her to Costa Rica. She's been working/learning for 4 years now. "it's been an adventure, that's for sure"she says when asked how she's doing. she explains her formula like this "I love my job so much and I fell in love with Costa Rica many years ago, It just felt natural to set my sights on doing what I love where I love." Barbara contiues to service her local Canadian clients, now she can offer: International investment opportunities, retirement options and vacation advice. "working from another country these days is easy" as Barbara explains how she does it. "I have good 'feet on the ground' as I call them, a trusted group of colleagues that are able to meet with clients and show my listings. The internet communication these days, takes the miles off." I've successfully negotiated and closed on deals from both countries. It takes planning and most important, is to know where you're going". Setting goals for herself and her clients makes Barbara a valued asset to work with.
Watch as Barbara opens new doors and we re-write her bio to include: mission work in Costa Rica, A family Living complex that is affordable and fun. Finding ways in dealing with the growing number of Mature Adults. Barbara has spent years working with Sellers, Buyers,investors etc. and now she will take the opportunity to create what her clients want!