I came to New Zealand in 2008 from Latvia, and continued a successful career in the travel industry before turning to real estate in 2016.
Since then, I have listed and sold many excellent properties and received very complimentary testimonials from my vendors and buyers. I have proven that I’m a very successful communicator and negotiator. To go further in the real estate industry, I have set myself another challenge and am studying for a Branch Manager’s Licence. I believe it will bring me advancement and will enable me to help my clients even more.
My attention is always focused on giving you, my client, the very best experience when you are selling or buying a property with me.
Having bought and sold property and moved from one side of the world to the other, I can relate very well to the emotions you feel when buying, selling and moving house. I know how very important it is to find a professional who will listen with compassion and have the confidence to tackle even the most challenging tasks.
My education and experience gives me an edge when it comes to developing marketing plans that command attention. My skills in promotion and sales mean I am comfortable working with a wide range of people and situations. I understand how important it is to use the latest technology too and I have excellent analytical skills, all of which leads to results that surpass my clients’ expectations.
I hold a Master of Arts & Humanities from the University of Latvia and an EMBA, Executive Master of Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.
Both my husband and I are busy professionals pursuing our careers. In our free time we love travelling, spending time with our three very energetic grandkids, learning new skills and trying new things, hiking, gardening, going to the beach and especially exploring new restaurants.
My motto in work and in life is: Just Call Julia – I will take care of all the rest.
I would like to comment on the excellent service I have received from Julia in the more than two months since we met and she began to market my property. Julia has far exceeded any expectations I had when I first entered into this contract. She has been vigilant, attentive, knowledgeable and supportive. She has never shown anything but enthusiasm and optimism in her dealings with me. She has gone far beyond anything I could have imagined in her unwavering and continuing help in my search for a new home and I am so grateful that together we have succeeded in both selling my present house and finding another.
I would commend Julia to any future vendors and recommend her for any endeavour that requires patience, determination, perseverance and hard work.
Many thanks Julia!!Maryellen Chandler
Julia made the whole process very easy for some novice vendors in uncertain times (thanks Covid). She gave us good advice around staging and presentation etc. She kept in regular contact and we always knew what was happening. Would highly recommend Julia for any prospective clients.Francis Storey
My sincere thanks to Julia Gladcenko and the team at Barfoot & Thompson Whangarei for the successful auction of my property last week. It was a real pleasure working with Julia. Her professionalism, marketing campaign, open home feedback and updates throughout the process were all exceptional. If you are looking to sell, please do give Julia a call. You will not be disappointed. Thanks again Julia.
Kind regardsChris Dufton
Julia Gladcenko was recommended to us by our neighbours who had just bought in our street. Julia was outstanding from the first contact with her. She successfully sold our property for the price we wanted. She was very professional, reliable and warm. We will definitely recommend her to others.Clive Jackson
"Julia Gladcenko has been an absolute dream to deal with. If you could clone her, you should! From the minute we met I knew we were in safe hands and I would love to work with Julia and Barfoot & Thompson again. The whole process was a pleasure.
I would highly recommend the Whangarei office of Barfoot & Thompson, especially Julia Gladcenko. From the first interaction I knew Julia would have our best interests at hand. Julia was so professional, yet caring, and went out of her way to make sure the transaction concluded in the most efficient manner. I would love to deal with Julia and the Barfoot & Thompson team again. They made a particularly stressful situation very straightforward, and I have no hesitation in recommending Julia and the team."
Julia. Fantastic work and we really appreciate the effort regarding the sale of our house in Maunu. Without you it would have been very difficult to sell so quickly. The care and attention was exceptional.Sue and Brian
Julia. My son and I would like to thank you so much for everything you did to assist us in purchasing our forever house in Whangarei. As we didn't live in the area I thought it would be a challenge, however your professionalism, amazing communication via phone and email didn't make this an issue. Your understanding and knowledge of the Whangarei area and what we wanted to achieve was just amazing. We are so happy with the house we bought in the area I so wanted. I am grateful too for the guidance about my son's school. I have a very happy pre-teen. Julia, thank you again I couldn't recommend you more highly to anyone that needs a real estate professional in Whangarei. You will always be welcome at our new home.
"Really appreciate your hard work selling our property. I liked that you were proactive with info from the council and really helpful when it came to dealing with tenants and contractors. Good luck for the future."Glenys Rule - Sapphire Pl
Julia Gladcenko was our real estate agent whom we contracted to sell our home at Whangarei Heads Road. Julia has a friendly disposition and confident manner. She is very dedicated - always providing regular and accurate feedback, both from prospective customers' point of view and the marketplace in general. She is sincere and had a very good working relationship with her colleagues, which in our case proved to be beneficial. We would have no hesitation in utilizing her services again in the future.
Julia helped us to find and buy our first investment property recently and we think she did a wonderful job! Before working with her we had had a very stressful attempt at buying a property, which failed. A friend of ours has suggested to look at properties in Whangarei and introduced us to Julia. Julia selected several suitable properties within our price range for us to view right away, arranged private viewings, supplied information and local insights, went to the local Council and did everything imaginable to ensure a smooth and stress less experience. We live in Auckland, so for us it was especially important to have a local agent that we can trust.
If you are looking for a very professional, efficient and caring real estate agent, we can highly recommend Julia to any vendor or buyer in the market!
Julia was so relatable and kind in her approach to our needs as vendors. She understood our situation, kept us well informed throughout and offered honest advice that was extremely helpful. She went out of her way to make appointments and the whole selling process easy for us with a small toddler. We would definitely use Barfoot & Thompson again for selling or buying a property and would highly recommend Julia Gladcenko.Joshua & Nina Paget
Julia was very professional, friendly, positive and knew about the house we were buying. She went that extra mile and nothing was too much of a trouble.Margaret and Ray
Thank you, Julia and Barfoot & Thompson team in Whangarei for very satisfying result, excellent client service and professional approach. I would definitely recommend you as real estate specialist to my friends!Tetyana Raykova