Barbara Sivbafirstinsales(at)aol(dotted)com email address
Candlewood Lake & Lake Lillinonah Area
Real Estate Specialists
Welcome to Your One Stop Real Estate Network for Your Lake Home Search in CT Lake Country! Serving the towns surrounding Candlewood Lake, Lake Lillinonah, Lake Waramug, Woodridge Lake, Twin Lakes and others, The Sivba Group brings 25 years of experience in finding their client's their ideal lake home.
We at "The Sivba Group" at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage are the "go to" brokers in the CT Lake Regions, with the largest market share of listings and sales in the area for over 25 Years. Our knowledge and experience will guide you in discovering the ideal lake home, be it a full time residence, weekend getaway or summer retreat. Located less than 75 minutes to NY city, surrounded by scenic beauty, picturesque landscapes of lake and mountains, quaint towns, suburban and rural environments, great schools, easy access to shopping and activities, The Candlewood Lake and Lake Lillinonah areas are the number one choice for second home buyers from New York, New Jersey and other nearby states.Our mantra " Bringing Buyers and Sellers Together Successfully" has been our goal in our real estate careers.
We deliver to our clients the ultimate knowledge of the market and advise on area comparables and sales to help them make the best buying decision. Our negotiation skills and personal connection with Lake Living make us the best choice when choosing a broker to guide you through the ins and outs of a lake home purchase!
WE OPEN DOORS TO CLOSED SALES
Barbara Sivba , a magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hofstra University, with years of experience in marketing, advertising and sales brings 25 years of success in real estate sales, first as an independent and now as one of Coldwell Banker's Previews Premier Agents earning her the Elite Level of honors on the Coldwell Banker team. Her specialty is listing and selling lake and luxury real estate in the Candlewood ,Lake Lillinonah and the CT Lake Regions.
Arnie Sivba, Barbara's spouse and partner ,brings a mechanical engineering background, as a graduate of Pratt University and finance and marketing expertise with an MBA from the University of CT. His skill set brings an added dimension to the ultimate service the pair delivers to their clients.
Satisfied clients are our best promotion! Through the years our clients have referred us to others and felt comfortable in recommending us! This is the highest form of flattery. Our promise is to guide you through a successful purchase or sale and help you achieve your personal goals!
EXPERIENCE , KNOWLEDGE, INTEGRITY , RESULTS These are the cornerstones of our success. Let us put them to work for you!
Arnie Sivbaasivba(at)me(dotted)com email address
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We engaged Barbara because of her superior track record with lake properties, and she exceeded all expectations! Her extensive experience and knowledge of all the ins and outs of what makes or breaks a sale contributed to a highly satisfactory outcome for us. She and Arnie led us every step of the w[...]
We have worked with Barbara to both buy our new home ad sell our previous one. It was great to work with Barb and she always kept us informed and came up with great ideas to help us achieve our goals for both the purchase and sale.[...]
I had a difficult to sell property (unoccuppied, no furniture, owners lived 1600 miles away and the property had been on the market for several years) on a small inlet to Candlewood Lake that I had bought high and did not want to sell low. Barbara keep working the potential customers until she found[...]
We recently used Barbara Sivba to sell our property on Candlewood Lake. She was excellent! She had a deep understanding of the local market in and around Candlewood and together with her expert negotiation skills, she skillfully guided and represented us. We trusted her judgment and felt we were in [...]
I have worked with barbara and arnie for many years with mulipul purchases and sales. Their experience and knowledge of the water front market is fantastic which always makes the transaction smooth as possible. In my opinion there are no better waterfront brokers.[...]
We were very happy with Barbara's assistance in purchasing our home. She patiently showed us many different options (in terms of locale, price and size) and helped us negotiate and complete the purchase quickly and relatively easily. We would highly recommend her to a friend and would not hesitate t[...]
Excellent realtor. Was diligent in her addressing potential buyers as to the benefits of our home and the locality. Her office resolved expeditiously local required township permits and ordinances that I as the owner failed to comply with. Was responsive to my calls and negotiated the sale of our ho[...]
This recommendation is written with pleasure and gratitude. We were familiar with many realtors in our our area, but when it came time to put our home up for sale in a very difficult market we had no doubt that Barbara was the best choice. Barbara exudes the knowledge that is so pertinent in the rea[...]
In 2013 Barbara and her Group sold our multi-million Dollar property within one month.She presented a Buyer with an all-cash offer for the full price. She is an expert negotiator with great communication skills.
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