SERVICING LITCHFIELD, HARTFORD & NEW HAVEN COUNTIES
With the right team on your side, buying and selling a home in Litchfield, Hartford and New Haven Counties is a cinch. Our team of real estate brokers and real estate agents in Harwinton, CT are dedicated to helping you sell your home or find the home of your dreams in Litchfield Hills and surrounding areas. We have been helping area residents buy and sell homes for over 50 years and can’t wait to get to work for you!
For more information about our team, real estate services, buying and selling services, or our listings, please give us a call at 860-482-7044 or fill out a contact form. We look forward to hearing from you!
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Nancy Schroeder Perez
Licensed R.E Salesperson; Realtor
Phone: (860) 482-7044 Ext. 150
Donald “Don” Shaia
Prior to joining the Washington Agency, Gregg spent fifteen years in federal, state and local government affairs, primarily as a legislative research and policy analyst at the Connecticut State Capitol where he focused on issues affecting housing, municipalities, banking industry, commerce and environment. He also spent three years as a managing agent for a property and casualty insurance agency, where he focused on residential homeowners insurance throughout Litchfield County and surrounding areas. In addition to his work experience, Gregg has served his local government in Torrington. His service includes nine years on the City Council, two years on the Board of Assessment Appeals and he currently serves as a Commissioner of the Board of Public Safety. He also is a supporter of the many nonprofits and charities throughout northwest Connecticut who do important work to support our community.
Gregg now applies those same principles of hard work, exceptional service, communication and respect to representing his real estate clients. He works from the start to clearly understand each client’s objectives and works tirelessly to ensure they are met at every step in the process. As a client whether you are buying, selling, or leasing Gregg will be with you every step of the way to make sure you understand the process, your questions are answered and when it is over your complete satisfaction from start to finish. Gregg is a full-time Realtor so that he can provide his clients the attention they deserve each day and provide flexible scheduling for client’s busy schedules.
Prior to joining The Washington Agency I was a Broadway Producer and received a Tony Award and an Olivier Award. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, downsize, upsize, are looking for that weekend get-away or an investment property I have been involved in all of them and I look forward to helping you navigate your dreams into reality.
PJ prides himself in taking the time to find the perfect home not only for the individual but for the entire family. He chose the Donne Team and the Washington Agency because of the first-hand experience he had when selling and purchasing his family home. It is the Washington Agency’s top priority to provide everyone who buys or sells a home a positive experience. He also shares this priority and level of dedication. This should be an exciting time in your life and not one full of hassles and headaches. PJ promises to epitomize integrity, passion, energy, hard work, and commitment.
“The experience I had with buying and selling a home through the Donne Team and the Washington agency is what made me want to get into this field of work. I want everyone who buys or sells a home to have this experience. It should be a fun time in our lives going through this process and not one full of headaches and hassles. Let me do the work for you so that you can sit back and enjoy the process.”
PJ is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a degree in Human Services. Helping the people in the community is truly what he loves to do. He will work hard to make sure that all his clients are happy and that they find a place that is not just a house but a place they can call home.
Carol is a Realtor and life-long resident of Connecticut. She is a graduate of Terryville High School and Bryant University.
A long-time resident of Harwinton, she has served on the Zoning Board, was a Registrar of Voters, and volunteered as an EMT with Harwinton Ambulance along with other volunteer organizations.
With over 25 years’ experience, she is well-versed in working with first-time home owners to seasoned
home buyers and welcomes past, present and future home owners to contact her!
Sandy grew up in Harwinton, CT and moved back over a decade ago to come “home”. When not assisting clients, Sandy enjoys spending time with her family and friends and traveling.
She has been a Realtor for 12 years & a Top Producer at The Washington Agency from 2012-2017
She specializes in Residential real estate & is driven by passion for the real estate industry & commitment to Ethical business practices, Diane’s sense of service to her clients is paramount to her success.
She is active in her community that includes serving on the Torrington Planning & Zoning Commission, Torrington Economic Development Commission, volunteering at our local Warner Theatre & Torrington House Tour Committee. She is a member of The National Association of Realtors (NAR), Connecticut Association of Realtors (CAR) & The Litchfield County Board of Realtors.
She loves assisting & helping her clients, family, friends to achieve their real estate goals of selling their home or buying their home.
Having a Realtor who is working “for you” & is familiar with and has access to the current inventory that’s on the market, mortgage lender requirements, contract knowledge and inspections is key! The internet is a good tool & starting point for consumers to explore the market. Yet we all know that not all of the information online is accurate or up-to-date.
She enjoys taking the time to go over the buying and selling process with her clients, since this is often the largest and most important investment decision they’ll ever make.
I look forward to working “for you” when buying or selling real estate.
Wanting to sell your home and RELOCATE TO FLORIDA IN THE NEAR FUTURE? Considering selling your home via short sale? Call or text me today for more information.
You can be confident that I’ll be with you every step of the way from start to finish!
Needing a change, she decided to take sales to a different level and sell houses. This was another opportunity to work with people, which she enjoys, to find them the perfect home. Gwen has also recently become a Provisional Appraiser, which is intertwined with Real Estate.
She is proud to represent The Washington Agency as an agent.
In that difficult housing environment, she sold her first home using creativity to make the deal work for both parties. Since her first sale, Nancy has been unstoppable. Today, 85 to 90 percent of her loyal clients are either repeat or referral business.
Prior to embarking on a successful real estate career, Nancy’s professional background was diverse and in her own words “a bit quirky.” Her resume includes parts manager for her family’s lawnmower/snow blower business, waitress in Rockefeller Center NYC, tenant organizer, receptionist in a major New York City law firm, and supervisor in charge of rehabbing more than 60 apartments in the South Bronx. With each and every position, Nancy viewed the job as an opportunity to learn, hone her people skills, and develop her customer service talents. This approach has paid-off, giving her the work ethic, ingenuity and interpersonal skills to be a successful real estate agent.
In addition to her GRI, Nancy holds a bachelor’s degree in English. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with cum laude honors from the City University of New York. Nancy also brings her energy and commitment to the local community. Her leadership abilities have been recognized by her peers in the Real Estate industry: she has been chosen Chairperson of the Grievance Committee of Litchfield County Board of Realtors as well as having been a candidate for the prestigious Realtor of the Year Award. She volunteers in her town for the Inland Wetlands and Watercourse Commission and was a founding member of Friends of Torrington Education. She volunteers for Friendly Hands Food Bank, a non-profit organization that provides services to the working poor (individuals who are low income but do not qualify for government assistance). She volunteers in a mentoring program for a young at-risk girls in the foster care system. She is also a volunteer for the Birth to Graduation program, helping young parents raise successful children. On the personal side, Nancy enjoys watercolor painting, graphite drawing, gardening, reading, crossword puzzles, hiking, cooking and baking. She is one of six children and today is proud of her son and daughter as well as her many nieces and nephews. Nancy credits her organizational skills to her mother Marge Schroeder and her people proficiencies to her father Walt (Tweet) Schroeder. She concludes that both of her parents ingrained in her the importance of honesty and treating people fairly.
Before joining the Washington Agency, she was a service dog trainer with the Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities, as well as a camp counselor for their summer education program. She has a love for music that she always takes with her and always tries to be the one to put a smile on someone’s face. Rachelle hopes to use her experience and knowledge in the sales and service industry to help her clients with their real estate needs.
Prior to joining our team, she held a myriad of managerial positions through which she was able to cultivate the valuable skills of multitasking and diplomatic conflict resolution in stressful situations. She is thoughtful when working with sellers of real estate as to suggestions to show the property in the best light to maximize its sales potential. Working with buyers, she is committed to understanding her client’s wish list, needs, and other various factors in order to find the right property.
She is a fan of animals regardless of size or type, and can be found in her free time, landscaping, enjoying the beauty of Litchfield county, or attending cultural events related to anything from the belle epoch.