Languages Spoken: FRENCH, GERMAN
Gwen’s negotiation and listening skills, plus her extensive finance background, gives her clients a unique Agent who is an efficient and effective advocate for their real estate needs. She is talented at helping sellers prioritize what it takes to sell for top dollar (from de-cluttering to staging to painting.) She also excels at helping buyers make the best choice of home for their budget.
Buying or selling a home or condo has many pitfalls but Gwen will guide her clients through the process, give them the benefit of her substantial real estate experience and help to answer their questions.
“My clients are more than just clients; they become friends over the course of our time working together. I genuinely care about them, their home and their lives and want to help them make the best choices when buying or selling a home. The many referrals that I receive from past clients is a continuing testament to my integrity. I love my work and my clients and I hope it shows in everything that I do!”
Gwen’s dedication to continuing education and her technological acumen are just two of the skills which make her a successful REALTOR®. Her patience, diligence and analytical abilities combined with her honest and caring concern for her clients also help in her success. She has received the NJAR Circle of Excellence Sales Award every year since 2002. Her professional designations include the prestigious CRS (Certified Residential Specialist which has only approximately 34,000 recipients worldwide,) ABR (Accredited Buyers’ Representative,) GREEN, SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist) and CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist.)
“Every day, I work, I learn something new, and I take time to enjoy the little things in life. My philosophy helps me maintain balance, a sense of humor and the ability to best assist my clients in one of the most important and emotional decisions of their lives.”
Gwen joined Rhodes, Van Note in March 2001 after a successful career at a French commercial bank in New York. She has an MBA in International Finance from Pace University and an undergraduate degree in German from Occidental College. She speaks German and French fluently, is currently learning Spanish and Icelandic, loves to travel, takes wonderful photographs, knits Icelandic sweaters and is an avid equestrian. She and her husband moved to Montclair in 1996 after many years in New York City and share their home with a beloved wired-haired Dachshund.
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