Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
4000 Legato Rd 100 Ste
FAIRFAX, VA 22033
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"Success Starts With the Drive"
When Barb Schmitt won a free trip to Palm Beach through her work, she figured she'd soak up some sun and take golf lessons just to try something new. Little did she know that the first time she'd tee off and send the ball flying, she would fall in love with the game. She even impressed her golf teacher when she sank a shot with her nine iron from ninety yards out.
The Open Range
Now, when she''s not busy helping her clients, you''re likely to find this successful businesswoman at the driving range trying to improve her swing. "I love everything about it," says Barb, "being outside, the art of picking the right club, teaching your body the mechanics and seeing the results sail into the air."
Always 100 Percent
It's characteristic of how Barb approaches everything in life—from practicing every day to make the cheerleading squad in high school, to reading everything she can get her hands on to increase her business knowledge. When Barb finds something she enjoys, she puts all her energy and drive into being the best she possibly can be.
Family and Faith
But perhaps what Barb likes most about golf is the fact that she and her husband can enjoy it together. Family is Barb’s top priority. It doesn’t matter if they’re at a baseball game, a museum, on vacation at a North Carolina beach, or simply playing a game of ping pong, if she’s with her husband and daughter, it’s exactly what she wants to be doing.
Barb’s faith is also important to her and it inspires her to give back to others. Through missions organized by consortium of several churches, Barb has been to Africa to build a leprosarium, Guatemala to help repair a school and to the Kentucky mountains to help provide dental care to low income families. "It helps put your life in perspective," says Barb.
A Passion for Success
Whatever she’s doing, Barb gives it her all and it''s this passion for success that has made her one of the premier real estate professionals in the area. She goes the extra mile to make sure her clients have an advantage—from timely and insightful market research to top-notch marketing, including strategic exposure on the internet.
In addition, Barb’s technological support is so advanced, she knows instantly when someone on the web is interested in more information on your property and she can follow up to make the most of it.
A Personal Touch
But Barb also adds a personal touch. She calls her clients weekly with market updates and stays in touch. Barb aims to build a relationship that will last so that you know you have a real estate professional you can rely on in the future.
Whether looking to buy or sell a single-family home, moving into a beautiful country home or transitioning into retirement, Barb understands that Success Starts with the Drive. She proudly serves the Fairfax, Fauquier, Prince William and Loudoun counties and the surrounding communities. Give her a call today to schedule a private consultation.
As an agent who's an expert in this local area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you:
Find Your Next Home
You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home.
Sell a Home
When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close.
Consult on Home Selling Tactics
Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. I can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast.
- Top 100 Agents in the greater Washington DC Metro, 2016
- International Sterling Society, 2016
- International Diamond Society, 2015
- Top 100 Agents in the greater Washington DC Metro, 2015
- International Sterling Society Award, 2014
- Lifetime Top Producer since 2005
- International President's Elite 2004-2005
"Our experience with Barb was excellent. We are first time home buyers and Barb walked us through it without missing a beat. She is very knowledgeable through the whole process. Barb asked questions during our signing that we wouldn't have thought to ask. I would highly recommend Barb to any of our friends or family that are looking to purchase a new home. We can't thank her enough for helping us find our dream home as a first time home buyer. We will be calling Barb again in the future when we are ready to upgrade. Thanks again!"
-Andy and Jessica, Client
"Barbara is an exceptional real estate agent. As first time homebuyers she made the homebuying process seemless. Barbara is very professional and takes care of her clients. She is well connected in the community. I would highly recommend Barbara as a go to Realtor to my friends and family. "
-Iasha & Owen, Client
"Barbara and her husband were wonderful to work with throughout the whole process of selling our house. Barbara's experience, intuition, and drive for success are unmatched. She is very detail-oriented and doesn't leave anything for chance. She was able to get a contract on our house within three days and sell it during the very busy holiday season."
"She is very professional, kind, detail oriented and has the client's best interest at heart through all her proceedings! I would recommend her to anyone!"
-Eden Garihan, Client
"As first time homebuyers, it can be a very overwhelming experience. Barb was the perfect realtor as she walked us through the process, step by step. She was very thorough and always kept our best interest in mind when it came to any decision. We are so grateful for her patience and abilities to help us find our perfect home. I would, highly, recommend her!"
-Jennifer Rehbein, Client
"Barb was my friend before I was her client. I thought that if she was as good at her profession as she was at being a friend than why would I list my home with anyone else. I was not disappointed. She listed, marketed and sold our home in record time for close to asking price. Our closing was arranged in a timely manner and she even arranged for it to be at our new location so that we did not have to travel 4 hours round trip to close on the sale of our home. "
-Gail Jarvi, Friend
"If you find yourself in need of a Real Estate professional, do yourself a favor and contact Barbara Schmitt. I have used Barb three times now and would not hesitate to use her again if I were not moving out of state. Barb makes the entire process of buying and/or selling a pleasure. She knows the market and the area inside out. You almost feel like you don't have to do anything. You can really trust her knowledge, research and judgement when it comes to buying and/or selling your home. She goes above and beyond in all aspects of the real estate business. Her work ethic is second to none, her honesty and integrity are beyond reproach. Barb and her team are the best! When I say "team", her team extends far beyond what you might think. Give it a try!"
-Jim Zucharo, Client
"Barb sold our home in six days!! She has the perfect blend of current experience, determination, and understanding of the community and is very easy to work with. She worked with us upfront to prepare our home for listing, recommended staging options to maximize potential and had everything in place for the open house. After the open house, multiple people were interested and we had an offer shortly afterward. This is the fourth house that she has helped us buy or sell and each time, it has been a great experience. I would highly recommend Barb if you are interested in buy or selling a home. "
-Orlando Figueredo, Client
"Barb was an excellent and very informative agent. Being a first time buyer. She made sure i understood everything and even pointed out things I should be aware of. I wouldn't have anyone else help other than Barb. The negotiation process was so smooth, thanks to her expert knowledge in the field. I'm so happy with my home that she helped me get. I would recommend her to each and everyone of you."
"Barb was beyond helpful with our home-buying process. As first-time homeowners we had absolutely no idea what we were doing, and she was incredibly patient and clearly knowledgeable on all aspects from start to finish. Highly recommend, and if we move in the area again would definitely reach back out for her help."
-Kristen & Kevin, Client
"Barbara Schmitt is very kind, professional and pays attention to details. Her biggest concern is that your standards are met; she works around the clock to accomplish all that's required. Her lovely appearance and prompt and energetic spirit are comforting and reassuring that she is putting you first. It has been a blessing to have Barbara in my life through this experience!"
-Eden Garihan, Client
"Barbara was very professional in all of her communications. She assisted us in having our home built and even recommended some top notch people to assist us in other places. Barb was there through our inspections when we were unable to make it and made recommendations for certain aspects of the house that needed to be updated. Whenever we contacted her or had a question, she did everything in her power to help us by getting that answer. Barb is one of the best realtors that we have dealt with and we are happy to have met her. There is no other person we would have rather have in helping us build our perfect home. "
-Phylicia & Nick Zebrowski, Client
"I am proud to recommend my realtor Barbara Schmitt to anyone buying or selling their home in Fauquier County. Barb recently listed my longtime family residence in Warrenton, and despite 50 days on market average for local sales, the home sold in 9 days. Not only did it sell quickly, but the sale came in above list price. Barb was the consummate professional in all phases of the listing process, but above all it was her high level of enthusiasm and dedication that helped us over the inevitable bumps and distractions that can easily derail a complicated transaction. Barb also found us a beautiful new home in the area, and skillfully managed the two sales successfully. I could not have managed all the details of buying and selling without Barb’s experience, knowledge and friendship throughout the transactions. "
-Beck Grabich, Client
"Barb was absolutely wonderful to work with. She has surrounded herself with good moral people who work with her as a team to provide well rounded sound advice when necessary. We have worked with several realtors in the past and have never felt the realtors we worked with truly had a sense of caring. Selling and buying a single family home for the first time with my wife was a milestone event and Barb truly understood that. She worked hard to get us the information promptly when it had become available so we could respond quickly to move the deal forward. We shared in many great adventures along the way that is for sure!"
-Mark Hirst, Client
" I strongly recommend my realtor, Barb Schmitt, to anyone looking to sell or purchase a home in the Northern Virginia area. She was highly dedicated to the difficult task of preparing and listing my home in the midst of our busy lifestyle. The home was beautifully presented, positioned for sale, and sold within 30 days. Simultaneously, Barb juggled the demanding search for a new home for our family and after multiple trips around several counties, found the perfect home. The unique quality she brings to the table is the ability to listen and connect with the many needs and wants of the customer and then follow through unswervingly to the end solution. Her experience, meticulous attention to detail, follow through, and empathetic guidance are all the ingredients which made my experience a resounding success. Barb is a close consulting companion throughout the process and beyond such that I have found a professional friend whom I can call upon anytime for advice with positive results. "
-Mark Freeman, Client
"We bought a home in 2016 in Marshall, VA. We moved to Virginia from out of state and Barb was a God send. She made the transition easier on us by making sure we were kept up to date on all houses that fit our criteria and even adjusted her own schedule to meet ours at the last minute for showings. With her great easy going personality she made the contract negotiations a win/win for all. We could not have made this tremendous move without her."
-Andy & Angel Sarafin, Client