Twelve years ago, Barbara moved back to the lovely fishing town of Gloucester where she spent her childhood years. She has been a REALTOR® since 2003 and earned her Real Estate Broker's License in February 2009. She transitioned into real estate sales after working in an architectural firm for 18 years with a focus on interior design, architectural rendering and project management.She quickly achieved status as a top producer, even in this challenging real estate market. A member of North Shore Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and a Boston College graduate, Barbara brings to By the Sea Sotheby's International Realty an incredible work ethic, intelligence and patience. This work ethic dictates that she take the utmost care of what may be her clients' most valuable asset. Respectful of home owner's requirements, understanding the buyer demographic for a property, extensive knowledge of the local market and performing due diligence throughout a transaction have achieved wonderful results for her clients - both buyers and sellers - and as a result have helped her forge relationships with homeowners who refer her to friends and family again and again.SELLERS - Listing your home: Making sure your home is presented in the most positive light possible, identifying the Buyer demographic and maximizing exposure to the property locally and globally. Her presentation materials are exceptional and will convey to buyers that your home is one of a kind.BUYERS - Finding your home: Staying on top of new listings as they come up, keeping you informed of market trends and making sure when it comes to purchasing a home, you are never overpaying.Barbara's love of the sights, sounds, and people in this lovely coastal part of the world, makes selling real estate on Cape Ann and the North Shore an exciting and rewarding endeavor. Her focal towns are Gloucester, Rockport, Essex, Ipswich, Manchester and Beverly.