After building up and selling two successful businesses in Vancouver, Barbara Gloor came to Squamish with her husband back in 1995 to start the Sunflower Bakery Café.
“It was the best move I made, and I was overwhelmed of how supportive the community was and what a great place this was to raise our family,” says Gloor, a Squamish realtor.
Gloor always had a feeling that Squamish was a hidden diamond in the rough and that it would only be a matter of time until everyone wanted to live here.
After successfully selling the bakery business in 2008, Gloor opted to go into her next venture as a real estate professional.
In 2009, she joined the Re/Max Sea to Sky Real Estate office and never looked back.
“Through all the ups and downs of this business over the past 12 years, it’s the people I meet, it’s hard work, patience, a positive outlook and dedication that keeps me going. A common theme with being a long-time entrepreneur and successful realtor is the relentless work ethic, commitment and dedication,” Gloor says.
Gloor gives her all to her clients, offering the best professional services, and surrounds herself with a team of professionals.
Her service includes tips for preparing and staging the home for sale, strategic digital marketing campaigns, 3D video tours, professional photography and top-notch negotiating skills which all make for a successful sale.
She believes in putting her client’s best interests first, listening to their goals and helping them achieve them with a stress-free experience.
“When my clients are happy and successful, then I feel happy. It’s a journey with my clients that extends far beyond the closing,” Gloor says, adding that going from business owner to building an honest, trustworthy and successful real estate career has been fulfilling and very rewarding.
“I enjoy my work and grateful to live in this beautiful area.”
Gloor’s advice for people considering buying real estate is to get pre-approved for a mortgage, and then, get into the market.
“Any real estate is better than no real estate. As the saying goes, ‘don’t wait to buy real estate, buy real estate and wait!’ Start with what you can afford now,” Gloor says.
To see local listings and to get in touch with Barbara Gloor, visit www.barbgloor.com.