This is just a sample of what you will receive when you call me to handle your real estate needs.Real Estate has been my passion for 35 years. I have been a Broker for 35 years having been a partner in a firm in New York for ten years and owning and managing our business in Florida. It is one of the biggest investments that most people ever make. With my experience and work ethic, I will be with you every step of the way. To strengthen my background, I have taken the full set of appraisal courses and did an apprenticeship in appraisal work. I have also taken the CAM courses. My primary areas are Englewood, Rotonda West, Cape Haze, Venice, Port Charlotte and North Port. I also cooperate with realtors from other areas on a referral basis. I am a member of the Englewood Board of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Women's Council of Realtors, Englewood Cape Haze Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Administration. I achieved the Exceptional Realtor Award from the Women's Council of Realtors eight years in a row. I served three terms on the Board of Directors of the Englewood Beach Villa Association, along with chairing several committees. I also served on the South Manasota Key Advisory Committee for eight years, including being Chairman of the Committee for two years. One final note: I have been coming to Englewood since the 70's and watched it grow and develop. I love this area and enjoy sharing it with newcomers looking to reside in PARADISE!WHETHER BUYING OR SELLING; GIVE ME A CALL - I ALWAYS GIVE 100%.
The man behind the name! In 2005, my business partner (my mother) and I opened Brett Barber and Company. Bringing ten years of real estate experience with me, partially in New York and then in Florida, along with my love for Englewood and its waterways. When I am not working, boating and being on the water is my next favorite thing. The waterways around Englewood are numerous but also intricate. If you are looking for a home on the water, I am the Realtor for you!By land or by sea, I can show you any piece of property. It is a real plus for sellers too!! My love for Englewood goes back to 1978 when I first arrived here to visit by grandmother. I always knew this is where I would live. Englewood, Cape Haze, Rotonda West, Manasota Key, Venice, North Port, Port Charlotte - these are all part of our territory that we cover. I am a member of the Englewood-Cape Haze Chamber of Commerce, Englewood Area Board of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary and the Small Business Association.
Experience and knowledge is what the customer will get when looking to sell or purchase commercial real estate. If you are trying to sell your business or purchase a new one, I am the one to call.Along with my commercial activities, you can call me for residential real estate. 19 years as a Realtor has given me a lot of experience in both fields. I am a member of the Englewood Area Board of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors. Englewood is very important to me and giving back to our community through volunteerism is something we all believe in. Being a Past board member of the Englewood Cape Haze Chamber of Commerce and President of the Board in 2003 gave me great insight to this wonderful place we call Paradise. I have been a member of the Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary since 1991 and served as President during 2009-2010. In 2004, I became the first President of the board for the Stillwater HOA and served on the Cape Haze Resort HOA Board. The Sarasota County Commission appointed me to serve on the Englewood Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) which is a position I held for 12 years. Raising $8,000 for the Englewood Area Cancer Foundation while serving on their board ended with me being elected "Mayor for a Day". As you can see, I give 100% to everything I do and you can expect that too when you call me to handle your real estate needs.
I am a licensed Community Association Manager(CAM) and the owner of Gulf Wide Management. Presently, I manage two condominiums and a Home Owners Association (HOA).Before moving to Florida, I managed co-ops and condominiums in Manhattan and Queens, New York for 20 years. I also owned an electrical company on Long Island and have 20 years of experience with garden apartment renovations.I live in the Englewood Beach Villas on Manasota Key, where I serve as Secretary on the Board of Directors and previously Treasurer. Living in a condominium gives me hands-on of the day to day needs of associations.I am well versed on all facets of running an association and cooperating with all the personalities involved.In my spare time, I love all water sports especially boating. If your association is looking for the best in Property Management, give me a call.
The Cornell TeamWith combined Real Estate experience of over 20 years, this Father and Son team have helped many satisfied clients with their buying and selling needs. Larry Cornell and Danny Cornell came to Englewood from Maryland in 2001 and have been active and involved in the community ever since. They currently own Southwest Florida Dream Builders, a local custom home building company. Having 13 years of experience in building new homes has translated to their Real Estate careers in the form of bringing value to their seller’s property, and the ability to asses the homes their buyers have interest in.Working with Brett Barber and Company has been a great fit, bringing their family run business ideals together with the Barber Family.