Barbara's mind is encyclopedic. She is fiercely well organized, highly ethical with no detail overlooked and she gets the job done. She has a keen ability to match buyers and sellers and achieves great results.— Catherine Jacobus, Buyer
One of the premier real estate brokers in South Florida, Barbara Whittaker has enjoyed an exemplary reputation for exceptional service and outstanding results in her 30-plus years in the business. Among her accomplishments is being recognized in 2013 as one of NRT’s Top 500 out of the 43,000 Sales Associates. Specializing in luxury property sales in the Gulf Stream, Delray Beach and Ocean Ridge markets since 1979, she has had the privilege of selling some of the area’s most spectacular waterfront homes, condominiums and exclusive townhouses to discerning clients, domestic and international alike.
As a sought-after luxury sales agent specializing in high-end direct oceanfront and the surrounding barrier island properties, Barbara enjoys not only a coveted name in her industry, but a long following of repeat and referral customers. Barbara's incomparable knowledge of her market area is matched by her ability to effectively negotiate the transaction between buyer and seller.
Barbara's energy, enthusiasm and passion have endeared her to the Gold Coast communities she serves. Yet her clients just as much appreciate the integrity, honesty, attention to detail and tenacity she brings to her work. Barbara is known for going the distance for any client, from the first meeting right through to the closing and beyond. With her wealth of resources ranging from renowned local decorators to contractors and landscapers, she will make the home buying experience a seamless and enjoyable one.
Originally from Greenwich, CT, Barbara has lived in Delray Beach since the mid 1970s. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches and Palm Beach Board of Realtors. Barbara's commitment extends beyond real estate. She raised her children in Gulf Stream, and still actively supports the local private schools they attended - Gulf Stream and St. Andrews Schools. Barbara is Vice President of both the Gulf Stream Civic Association and the Delray Beach Historical Society; a Board Member of the Florida Coalition for Preservation, which helps protect the area’s fragile environment from overdevelopment; and a member of the Garden Club of America’s Grass River Garden Club. She was inspirational in building and tends a large vegetable garden at Paul’s Place to benefit at-risk children. Her other volunteer work includes cooking at the Caring Kitchen, a mission that serves 7,500 meals per month. Barbara also enjoys bridge, tennis and golf.
- 35 Years in Real Estate
- Women of Grace Award - November 2012
- 2012 NRT Top 1,000 Sales Associates Nationwide
- 2011 NRT Top 1,000 Sales Associates Nationwide
- 2010 NRT Top 1,000 Sales Associates Nationwide
- National Association of Realtors
- Realtor Association of the Palm Beaches
- Garden Club of America