Barbara Jagolinzer

Barbara Jagolinzer
Broker Associate: ABR, ASP, CRS, ePRO, GRI, GREEN, PMN, SRES

Office: 401-847-4800 ext. 520
Cell: 401-345-6666
Fax: 401-847-4826

RI License #: REB.0013531


Barbara joined Williams and Stuart Real Estate in 2015. She brings decades of experience, leadership and a successful career backed by an award-winning reputation from clients and peers.  She has proven to be an active listener which has served her clients well. Understanding that buying or selling a home may be a stressful event, Barbara combines her experience and education into a powerful combination when advising clients how to navigate the real estate process.  As a retired registered nurse, Barbara responds to her client’s needs efficiently and effectively and is not afraid to go to the source or determine the best practice for handling the many difficult situations that may arise in any given transaction. She is a powerful negotiator and is dedicated to honing her skills through continued and active education and by staying cutting edge on area market conditions.

Barbara resides on Aquidneck Island and retains an office at 513 Broadway, Innovate Newport. Her accomplishments are many including Newport County’s Realtor of the Year and has been awarded the Five Star Professional from Rhode Island Monthly magazine every year since it began to publish. She is also an Accredited Buyer’s Realtor, ABR, a Certified Residential Specialist, CRS, and Senior Real Estate Specialist, SRES. She also holds the credentials as an Accredited Staging Professional, ASP.  Working close to the Newport Naval Base, Barbara understands the particular concerns of our military and retired military personnel and is especially astute and enjoys handling their real estate needs with skill.

Statewide MLS # 5585


All along the way you have been cheerful, friendly, helpful, enthusiastic, patient, kind, dutiful, caring, balanced, roll up the sleeves, with can do attitude, contacts galore and big open heart- Who could ever ask for more? Never will I forget what you have done!

- Janice

Barbara was a lovely realtor. This was my first home and she helped me at every step of the way from looking at houses to sitting at the closing. As a realtor she was firm when I needed her to be firm, she protected me from a lot of anxiety, and answered all of my questions. She was very available, and when she couldn't be (rare), she let me know when she would get back to me (and she always did). She also shared her opinions and always had good reasoning behind them. We looked at a few houses that on the surface seemed good, but as we looked deeper, she knew the questions to ask the other realtor to help me realize it wasn't a good option for me. Every realtor I talked to (at open houses) spoke highly of her. It quickly became clear that she wasn't a realtor simply for the money. She was genuinely interested in helping me find a home that fit our needs. At one point I asked, "Am I getting a steal on this house?" and she said, "No, but it is fair, and that can be hard to find here." I really appreciate her honesty. Even after the sale she has checked in a few times. I feel confident we will stay in touch. I would strongly recommend Barbara to my friends and family. She was especially good for me as a first time buyer.

- Amanda M., North Kingstown

Barbara is the only realtor I would recommend! I sold my home during a highly emotional divorce. She knew what needed to be repaired, what looked cluttered, and helped me to properly stage my home. I sold my home in a week! It looked amazing thanks to Barbara’s vision. She assisted me in purchasing my next home. I was amazed with her ability to know how the home would work for me. Her eagle eye at spotting potential problems. I was in a very vulnerable state…I could not have asked for a more wonderful professional to walk me thru to my new pathway. Phone calls, texts, always in contact! She is tough, experienced, drives a good deal. She is a diamond! I love her!!

- Kborg, Portsmouth

Ready to buy...Ready to sell, Barbara Jagolinzer is the right choice to represent you throughout either process or both! I should know since I have used her extensively for selling and buying homes over the past few years. She will work hard to meet your needs and is responsive, dependable, and professional. Her knowledge and experience of the real estate market and the community will exceed your expectations. Consider Barbara and I am sure you will not be disappointed!

- Kathleen D., Fernandina Beach, Fl.

We recently hired Barbara to help us sell two houses, my mother's and my house so that we could move into one larger home. Barbara was a passionate agent who helped us through the very complicated processes to align dates, worked with lenders, helped us get legal assistance, etc.

- Rene L., Seekonk, MA

Barbara is quite simply the best at what she does. You will not find a more professional, knowledgeable, courteous or personable real estate professional. She is the gold standard of realtors and she is an absolute pleasure to work with. Service par excellence!

- Don N.

As a first-time home buyer, I would highly recommend Barbara Jagolinzer, she explained the buying process in detail and helped my wife and I with the entire process. We never felt pushed into a home. Barbara would send us listings every day, so we knew she was working hard for us. When it came down to the closing, we were very confident in our decision. I would recommend Barbara and her team to anyone looking for a new home.

- (no name), North Kingstown

Barbara is the greatest! I have purchased several homes in RI. Barbara is knowledgeable about real estate in the area. You will not go wrong using her expertise. Her knowledge about the area is A1.

- Shelly G.

Barbara was excellent to work with - she responded promptly to all emails/calls/texts and was very informative about the process for first time home buyers. She brings a wealth of local knowledge to the table and was very supportive throughout. Would highly recommend!

- Shaelyn B.

We are very pleased with Barbara Jagolinzer's handling of our home sale. She is very knowledgeable and has been a great help to us. She is very professional yet very friendly and courteous. She is very sensitive to changing situations and is there to offer explanations and offer suggestions and recommendations to guide you into making the best decisions. As a result, we were able to sell our house in the time frame we were hoping for. I highly recommend her to anyone who is looking for a professional, confident, competent and friendly realtor.

- Jack and Julia H.

Barbara is an awesome person as well as an awesome Realtor. She understands the market and how to get you the best return for your property. She is extremely knowledgeable in all aspect associated with purchasing and selling your home. Highly recommend Barbara for any and all Realtor needs.

- Don N.

We had a wonderful experience with Barbara! Before my parents passed away, they became friends with her. So, there was no question that we were going to use her when it came time to selling my parents' home. She was extremely helpful and knowledgeable! And her recommendations of people to do work on the house was impeccable! Extremely pleased! I would highly recommend her to anyone! Thanks again Barbara!

- kmott3, Portsmouth

I looked for three years for a home in a specific neighborhood on Aquidneck Island and Barbara was patient, knowledgeable, and helpful as I reviewed property and sorted out finances. She was professional and friendly. Her services were recommended to me from someone she helped to purchase a home, and I recommend her to you.

- psherblom

Barbara was an absolute pleasure to work with! She is kind and patient and she knows exactly what she's doing in every part of buying a home. She is very honest and experienced, and I highly recommend her to anybody out there looking to buy a home.

- Stacey Chapman

Barbara helped us purchase a commercial condo--a first time transaction for us. Even though she represented the seller, she was very helpful and supportive to us as buyer.

- user20160215044441345

I met Barbara 10 years ago when I was living in Virginia and wanted to buy a house in RI. I emailed 4 agents and Barbara called me right back. After several weeks of Barbara sending me listings to look at and talking on the phone to learn about what I was looking for, I made the trip to look at properties in person. We ended up spending an entire day together, at the end of which I made an offer on a house which was accepted. Throughout the process, Barbara offered good advice, steered me away from potential problems, and put my needs first. 2 years later when I needed to find a tenant, Barbara vetted prospects and found a person who stayed in the house for the next 8 years. When it was time to sell the house, it was a no brainer to call Barbara, and I have no doubt that it was her expertise that made the process go so well. She was unflinching in making astute suggestions about work that needed to be done to get the house ready to sell, and her knowledge of local contractors, painters, plumbers, etc. was essential, particularly since I was out of state and couldn't supervise the work. Barbara's suggestion that I stage the house was dead on. Barbara's knowledge of the market, wisdom, patience, and sense of humor enabled me to negotiate my way through what could have really been a difficult process. Whether a buyer or a seller, if you are lucky enough to work with Barbara, you will have a great experience! I could not possibly recommend her more highly.

- user9412530

As first-time buyers we relied heavily on Barbara's knowledge & expertise and she truly delivered. She was there for us when we needed her & very quick to respond to our requests. We are very happy with our purchase and our realtor!

- Page R., Riverside

Thanks to a very successful broker showing set up by Barbara four people made offers immediately. She staged the home beautifully. She was helpful in ways above and beyond her duties as a realtor, which simplified the entire process in so many ways. We felt as though we were in very good hands and found the whole process to be joyful rather than just a difficult chore. The speed with which the house sold, coupled with her very successful negotiations, brought us a price well above what we expected.

- Bob

I had to sell a newly purchased house due to some unforeseen circumstances and Barbara was very much instrumental in getting it sold. She was a total professional thru the entire process and offered great suggestions on what to focus on and how to do everything both quickly and the right way. I can't imagine anyone who wouldn't find her to be a tremendous asset if they need to buy or sell any property in RI.

- Michael W., Portsmouth

Barbara is an outstanding agent and she engages from the beginning to understand what the prospective buyer/seller wants. Then she sets out to provide listings that are a natural "fit" for the buyer. She assists at every turn and recommends other top professionals to perform essential services. Barbara is warm, patient, kind, sharp, quick, intelligent, caring, and she follows through. She goes the "extra mile" and will do all in her power to create a positive experience for those people fortunate enough to make her acquaintance and have her "in their corner." I could not have asked nor found anyone better to help me buy a home!

- Janice S., Tiverton

My husband and I live in Connecticut and were considering purchasing a second home in Newport, Rhode Island. I was very hesitant until the minute I met Barbara. Her enthusiasm, sincerity and knowledge of the area not only put me at ease but made the house hunting experience a pleasure. She went out of her way to answer all of our concerns at any time of day! She gets things done - quickly!! Not only is Barbara an amazing realtor but a truly remarkable individual. Because of her we have now settled in our new home!

- Tom, Newport

We tried to sell our house several times; it was Barbara who gave us the realistic advice and the careful guidance that led us to a sale at a price that we were pleased with. There are a lot of steps and many legal hurdles to clear when you buy, and Barbara's advice was both reassuring and unerring. You really have the feeling that you are supported with both intelligence and experience. We would highly recommend her. We also purchased our house through Barbara as our buyer's agent. This experience was equally rewarding and successful. She guided us through a successful negotiation that was not simple but led us to a house that we are delighted to be in at a price we could afford.

- pieter33, Portsmouth

My husband and I have known Barbara professionally for 15 years. She has assisted us in buying two homes and selling one. She is pleasant to deal with and bends over backwards to help her clients. She has shown us a house in a blizzard at 8 pm when our time was tight! Her input in buying and selling was always spot on. Besides understanding our needs in a home, she is delightful to work with. When my husband was deployed with the Navy, she never failed to send emails to him just to say" hello and stay safe". She was invaluable with her vast knowledge of homes and closing the deal!

- User036997

My wife and I just closed on our first house and we could not have done it without the very sincere, friendly and professional help provided by our realtor of 3 years, Barbara Jagolinzer. From the very beginning of the search Barbara guided us with knowledge, confidence and she was always willing to listen to what we were looking for. She became like a family member and was not afraid to tell us what she thought but was always working for us. We could not have "hand-picked" a more perfect person to help us find, settle, and close on our dream house. Barbara is the Best!! Thank you, Barbara, for all you have done for us!

- Tom E., Portsmouth

We had decided to move back to Portsmouth after a dozen years in TN. We contacted Barbara and let her know what we were interested in. Over the next four weeks she sent us upwards of 20 properties which were a close match to what we wanted. We narrowed our search to about ten and came up to view these over a two-day visit. Barbara anticipated our every desire and made the search painless. We selected one from the list and returned to TN. Barbara took care of all the details from arranging the home inspections to setting up the closing and much more. Barbara is a true professional and I would not hesitate employing her services both as a buyer and a seller.

- Martin R., Portsmouth

My wife and I were lucky enough to work with Barbara Jagolinzer as our real estate agent in 2015. This was our first real estate purchase, and hence we both had lots of questions and required lots of education. Barbara’s understanding of our inexperience was matched only by her knowledge of real estate subject matter. Another outstanding quality that Barbara exhibited was her availability. No matter what time of day or day of the week that we had questions, Barbara was able to respond in a timely fashion. This extended to the viewing of potential properties. At the time, we had baby that was under one year and Barbara was very understanding of how quickly plans can change. I would highly recommend Barbara to anyone that was interested in buying real estate. As valued as Barbara's knowledge and experience is, her personal interactions is what we found advantageous.

- Angela D, Portsmouth

We recently purchased a home in Newport, RI and Barbara was amazing to work with. She helped is narrow down the neighborhood that was best for my family and really helped us navigate around some significant issues with our house. She was a pleasure to work with and an amazing resource.

- d gamm, Newport

Barbara helped my wife and I both buy our first home and then sell that home 5 years later. Barbara is very, very responsive, knowledgeable, and always available and easy to reach! She made our home hunting, home buying, and home selling experiences so much better! We were first time home buyers and first-time home sellers with lots of questions and she was able to answer them all! If we hadn't moved to Florida for work, we'd be calling her for all our future real estate transactions in Rhode Island (and if I move back, I guarantee I'll call her!)!

- jahatch28

Barbara was a more than a pleasure to work with. She is professional, considerate and extremely caring. She takes her job and her relationship with her clients extremely seriously, and she goes above and beyond to ensure that all goes well. If there were ever an issue or problem, Barbara was responsive and very communicative. It was very clear that I mattered to Barbara, and that means an awful lot during the emotional time of selling your home. I highly recommend giving her a call!

- carol5805

Barbara was totally awesome to work with. She knows her stuff and will ensure others know she knows it. She has the greatest personality and is a great person as well as realtor. She ensured everyone involved in our home purchase kept everyone informed of what was going on, when she needed to add a little pressure to some she did. I promise you that I know what it means to be dedicated, I served 28 years in the Marine Corps. Barbara is very dedicated and she has many years experience. I highly recommend Barbara, she is hands on. She works directly with you!

- djdpostman

I'd recommend Barbara without hesitation to anyone on Aquidneck Island looking to sell their home or are in the market to buy a home. Her local knowledge is unmatched, and she always goes the extra mile to build a lasting relationship to those she represents.

- mjjrichards

Loved working with Barbara. She has the expertise and full knowledge of the process of buying a new home. And not just a house, her work ethic and skill will help you find a HOME. She steered me from and to places I had no idea of. That's what a professional will do for you! Not overbearing or demanding, she guides in a manner that is truly a pleasure. I will recommend her to anyone.

- afausn

It has been my pleasure to work with Barbara Jagolinzer. Her knowledge of the real estate market is incredible. There was not one question that I asked that she could not answer. She is very careful to see that her client get a good and fair deal. I would not hesitate to recommend Barbara Jagolinzer to any one of my friends.

- Ann Gardella

It has been a pleasure working with Barbara to sell our home! Since signing on with Barbara, the market has been slow in our area. But Barbara has demonstrated skills and expertise through her 30 years of experience to attract interest here regardless of a slow market and we are currently under contract for sale! Barbara is always very responsive to the point that we bet on how soon she WILL respond to a phone call or email message! She has a great rapport with other realtors, and she has a great working knowledge of resources here on Aquidneck Island. Barbara demonstrates excellent negotiation skills and is truly the best advocate for her clients. We have been very satisfied with the performance of Barbara Jagolinzer and we recommend her highly!

- little eva

Barbara is an excellent listener, this is what makes her different than others. Barbara holds and incredible amount of knowledgeable about the Real Estate business and that is what we needed when venturing into buying a house in an area we had only visited a few times, Newport. Newport is beautiful, but the reality is that you need an experienced agent like Barbara to not only show you homes, but to develop a relationship with really find out what you desire in a home. My wife Kathy and I will admit that we have not only found a great real estate agent, but also a good friend. Our story is very simple. I spoke with Barbara on the phone 2 years ago for an hour on a Friday night; she returned a call in response to my email about a Newport home on a website. Fast forward to fall'14, we met Barbara in her office for the first time. She listened to our wants, wishes and dreams and plans to buy a second home in Newport. That same afternoon, we found our beautiful house and closed a few months later. For my wife and I, it was very quick, scary and not something we planned on doing for a few years from now. However, Barbara was there night and day for all of our text's, questions, panic and joyous moments. Barbara knew that what we were looking for a rare gem and she found it. It may take more than a day to find your dream home, but Barbara has the patience, kindness, knowledge and networking in the Newport and surrounding area to make sure you are provided with the very best of real estate opportunities. My wife and I highly recommend Barbara...go ahead and call her!

- Kelsey M.

My husband and I bought our first home recently and Barbara was with us EVERY step of the way. She clearly cares about the people she works with, and patiently took her time explaining the basics to us, keeping in touch even though we didn't start looking seriously for about 4-6 months after our initial conversation. She never made us feel like we were bothering her or asking stupid questions, and she always made time for us. She treated us with kindness but was also very honest, direct, and firm where she needed to be. Thank you Barbara!

- Kate And Lawrence R.

What a pleasure to work with Barbara on the purchase of my condo. Very professional, understanding and thorough. Her knowledge of the market and industry resources were most helpful in getting all necessary paperwork, insurance contacts, home inspections and utilities lined up. I would recommend her without reservations and plan on contacting her for any future real estate transactions.

- Sraytwin2

If you are looking to work with someone who is 100% committed to you and passionate about the home buying experience, then Barbara Jagolinzer is the realtor for you! As a first time buyer, Barbara was able to guide me though the process and make valid suggestions providing guidance that I never knew I needed. She is attentive and makes you feel as though you are her only client. She is professional, on time and focused to exact specifications that I was looking for. Each and every time we viewed a property I knew I was seeing something that was not only in my budget but also did not waste our times by not meeting certain criteria. It took me over a year to find something that worked for me going back and looking at properties more than once (as I am a very indecisive person to being with). At no time did Barbra make me feel pressured to commit or offer something I was not comfortable with or make me feel like a burden with her time. I will 100% be seeking her assistance again for my next sale or purchase.

- user6019330

Barbara Jagolinzer is the ultimate professional. We had been looking for property for thirteen years. Barbara would cheerfully take us out to see every single property that we thought we might like without even a sigh or a look of "not again!" After thirteen years and twenty-five or so properties later, we found our perfect fit. Thank you, Barbara, for your patience and perseverance!

- cykert

Professional, experienced, and extremely personable: we cannot praise Barbara highly enough! We were 1st-time homebuyers with a restricted budget, but Barbara worked tirelessly on our behalf, finding numerous prospective properties for us to see, always remaining mindful of our tastes, requirements, and financial constraints. She guided us expertly through the potentially daunting processes of home inspection and price-negotiation and helped us find a wonderful home well within our means. She was consistently prompt in her responses to our phone calls and emails. With her warm personality and great sense of humor, she kept us entertained on our many drives and walk- through’s and helped to make the entire house-hunting experience as enjoyable as it was rewarding. We hope to live in our home for decades to come but would recommend Barbara without hesitation to anyone who wants to buy or sell a home.

- user7540426

Barbara is a highly energetic and professional person. She always responds quickly with answers and has such a broad knowledge of real estate in general, and Newport County specifically, that she is able to make recommendations you can trust and rely on. My husband and I will definitely turn to Barbara with any future real estate needs.

- Alice C.

We truly enjoyed working with Barbara in the purchase of our new home. She was very responsive to our needs, and a great advocate during our negotiation with the seller. Highly recommend!

- user7582002

Barbara was very helpful and accommodating to me almost 2 years ago when I received my military orders to move to Newport, RI from Bethesda, MD. I was very unfamiliar with the area but was not concerned because Barbara was proactive and gave me a list of places and things to do in the area, which was very helpful. Barbara is the ultimate professional! Her work ethic, attention to detail and expertise make her an impressive agent! With her contagious positive attitude and continuous commitment to professional customer service, she is one realty agent that any prospective Newport resident can count on.

- user71044806

Barbara was very professional in all aspects. She worked diligently to market and keeps us informed as to any questions or issues that may have arisen. Because of her efforts we were able to sell our home within 45 days, in a time of the year that is not the best selling season. I would highly recommend her to anyone wishing to put a home on the market.

- user8071478

Initially we made contact with Barbara through a friend who had bought a condo in Warren and Barbara actually was the owner's agent. Our friends relied on Barbara more than their own agent to make the sale happen. We were interested in Bristol to Barrington at first and the more we looked, Barbara encouraged us to look on Aquidneck Island, in Portsmouth. She was mindful of our needs (good commute to Boston) and our interest in space. proximity to water and lay out. We never thought we would buy a condo and the one she steered us to really is not condo in feeling at all and on first sight, we knew we had found the right place. In hindsight, Barbara seemed to know what we wanted more than we did! Barbara persevered through a complex negotiation and eventual closing as we also had to sell our house in Boston and that took time.

- user7173126

When we were searching for a realtor to sell our house, Barbara responded immediately and met us at our home for a walk through. At this time, we were especially impressed with how friendly and easy she is to talk to as well as how knowledgeable she is about the process of buying and selling a house. One of her first recommendations was to have a pre-inspection prior to the listing. Having done this proved to be extremely beneficial as we were able to identify and correct a number of issues that might have hindered the sale of the property. Barbara also recommended excellent people to help us resolve these issues. Her negotiation skills were top notch as she guided us through this process without a single hitch. In addition, whenever we had a question, Barbara got back to us right away, usually within the hour. This is the fifth house we've bought or sold, and this has been the smoothest, easiest transaction we have had. I strongly recommend Barbara to anyone interested in buying or selling a property.

- user2826641

Barbara very capably assisted me in the purchase of a second family home in the Newport area. She managed the various needs of a multi-generational group and we ended up with the perfect house. Throughout the process Barbara provided excellent advice and sound thoughtful observations. In addition she was always accessible and a delight to work with. She has stayed in touch with recommendations for everything from good restaurants to a venue for my daughters wedding. I would have no hesitation in recommending Barbara as an excellent choice and would use her again if I needed a real estate professional in the RI area.

- Jkalfon

Barbara is a fabulous agent with incredible knowledge of the purchase of a home. She knows everything from septic systems to knowledge of town ordinances, structures, values and does every bit of her homework when negotiating the purchase of home. Her personality is that of a kind, warm and funny woman whom actually answers her phone, email and even text!

- mbm60