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Escape to the Relaxation of

Connecticut Lake Country

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From Luxury Homes To

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Beauty & Water Sports Of
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Connecticut's Lake Region


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 Team at Coldwell Banker Realty brings 29 years of experience in finding their client's their ideal lake home. We at The Sivba Team are the "go to" brokers in the CT Lake Regions, with the largest market share of listings and sales in the area for over 29 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 New York City, you will be surrounded by scenic beauty, picturesque landscapes of lakes 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

Barbara Sivba, a magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hofstra University, with years of experience in marketing, advertising and sales brings 29 years of success in real estate sales, first as an independent and now as one of Coldwell Banker's Presidents 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, Lake Waramug and the CT Lake Regions.

Arnie Sivba

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.

Featured Listings

    • Sold Home in Candlewood Shores for $1.765 mil "My husband and I highly recommend Barb. In fact, anyone considering selling their home should absolutely be using Barb as the listing agent. Barb is simply THE expert on the housing market in the ...

      Norman & Maria Edelson

    • Sold Home in Sail Harbour for 2.15 mil "Barbara Sivba demonstrated a great working knowledge of the market for our home. All of her recommendations were spot on. Barbara was a pleasure to work with and paid attention to every detail. Her personal ...

      Vinnie & Bessie Monesano

    • Bought Waterfront on Lake Lillinonah for $1,850 mil "Barbara knew better than we did what would make us happy. It started with a request to see a couple of homes that we had seen on the internet. In no time Barbara was listening intently to anythi...

      Teri and Rich Gendron

    • Bought a home in Brookfield for $1.750 mil "Barbara is very professional and knowledgeable about this area. She is familiar with homes on the market and more important homes that are about to go on the market. Her ability to match buyers with home...

      Bill and Elaine Salomon

    • Bought Sold Waterfront in Sherman CT for $1,200,000 "No one knows the Candlewood Lake area like Barb. She is always fair, honest and straight forward. I would recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell in the Candlewood Lake area. We both sold...

      Ann and Michael Sirotnak

    • Built & Sold many homes through the Sivbas on Candlewood Lake & Lake Lillinonah Most recently 2.7 mil on Lake Lillinonah & 1.7 Mil on Candlewood In Sherman "Barbara is a great sales person. Very professional. I highly recommend her,...

      Lakeview Development

    • Bought Home in Sail Harbour for $2.150 mil "No one knows the Candlewood Lake area like Barbara Sivba. For example, her knowledge of permit requirements on the lake was very important for preparing for both the recent purchase and upcoming sale of ...

      David & Marcia Ulmer

    • "As a friend, neighbor and realtor, Barbara and Arnie Sivba offered us the best of service and true concern for our needs! They helped make our transition smooth and seamless! Thanks for All You Do!"...

      Richard and Jean Pierce

    • "Many thanks for caring, concerned and efficient service in the sale of our Danbury home. After many unsuccessful attempts with other real estate agents, you both made our transition seamless & efficient. We were so glad that we met you both!" ...

      Paul & Suzanne Paquette

    • "You are the bomb! You made our search for the perfect weekend home, not only fun but easy! We love our place!" ...

      Anna Martynova and Charles Coristine

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