Passionate is the word that best describes Barbara’s feelings about real estate. She dedicates herself to the well-being of every client she works with to ensure that buyers find the perfect house and every part of the transaction progresses smoothly. For Sellers, Barbara’s number one objective is to make sure that she gets them the highest price possible. This is more complicated than it might seem in today’s fast-paced market, preparing the house before listing has become a necessary part of the process. The marketing of a house is complex and requires a targeted strategy unique to every house Barbara lists. Equally important is the diligence required once a contract is signed, and the careful monitoring of the mortgage and inspections required.
Barbara has been in the real estate business for over 20 years, having started her career in the Caldwell area. When she joined Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty it gave her the opportunity to provide an even higher level of service to her clients. The Sotheby’s International Realty® brand is recognized for its global presence and attracts buyers from all over the world. Barbara has been a consistent recipient of the prestigious New Jersey Realtors® Circle of Excellence Sales Award® every year since starting in the business and has ranked at the bronze, silver, and gold levels, having achieved the silver level for 2020. She has also been recognized as one of Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty’s top 25 producers and as New Jersey Monthly magazine Five Star real estate agent.
Here’s what her most recent past clients say about her performance:
“Barbara Gargiulo acted as our broker in the sale of our home in West Orange last year (2017). She handled everything, including evaluation of the home, advertising, finding a buyer, assisting in the negotiations for the sale price, preparation of the home for sale, acquiring the documents and other items necessary for the closing. She was consistently supportive and helpful in all aspects of the process. My wife and I would heartily recommend her to anyone seeking a broker to represent them in selling their home.” – Marty and Terry Cohen
“I was referred to Barbara Gargiulo by a friend to help sell my parent’s house and was very pleased. It was an especially hard time for me, as my dad had just passed and I really needed someone to help me with all the details of selling a house. Barbara was there to manage everything for me. She gave me excellent guidance and had a lot of experience and knowledge of the market. She was so helpful in explaining every step of the process. She was available to be at the house for contractors to fix things, engineers to come for estimates, and of course buyers to look at the house. She was kind and kept me apprised of everything when I had questions and was honest about her opinions of each matter. She proposed an efficient sale plan and arranged the staging and pictures of the house. The house sold in the very first week for a great price. Everything went smoothly down to the closing. I would highly recommend Barbara for anyone who wants to buy or sell their house.” -Melanie Bienstock