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Barbara Simon



Arlington Office

4720 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22207 Directions
Phone: 703-525-1900


Barbara Simon and Robin Cale are a mother and daughter who work together as a professional real estate team. With over 35 years of combined real estate experience, this dynamic team specializes in the sales and marketing of homes in the Northern Virginia area.

Honors and Professional Designations
Barbara and Robin consistently sell millions of dollars in real estate every year and are members of the Northern Virginia Association of REALTOR® Million Dollar Sales Club. They have guided hundreds of clients through all marketing conditions to achieve home buying and selling objectives and, through this effort, they have attained the most important honor of all...that of repeat customers and referrals from satisfied clients.

Barbara and Robin believe that one of the keys to success such as this is a constantly updated education. To that end, they have worked to attain three of the real estate industry's most prestigious professional designations. Both Realtors hold the GRI designation, indicating that they are Graduates of the REALTOR® Institute, they hold the CRS designation, indicating that they are Certified Residential Specialists, and the ABR designation, indicating that they are Accredited Buyer Representatives. All of these designations are valuable to clients in that they require a rigorous course of study by the REALTOR® as well as demonstrated experience.

Personal Information
Both Robin and Barbara are natives of Virginia, giving their clients the benefit of decades of experience with the area. Robin comes to real estate from a successful career in management. She honed her detail, business and customer relation skills for twelve years in this arena and then moved on to the "family business" of real estate. "My grandfather was a real estate broker and my mother had followed him into that profession," reveals Robin. "I guess it had always been in my blood."

Robin's mother, Barbara was, indeed, firmly rooted in the real estate industry. Her first job was working as an accountant for the local real estate board. She had just come from George Washington University where she had studied accounting and was putting that education to work. Because the board was just forming at the time, Barbara had the opportunity to work on drafting that organization's rules and regulations, policies and procedures. This has given her a unique understanding of the inner workings of real estate and gives her clients the added assurance that their transactions are solid.

Robin and Barbara are members of the Northern Virginia Association of REALTORS®, the Virginia Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. All of these associations uphold a strict code of ethics and ensure that their members are up to date on the latest marketing techniques and legislation affecting real estate.

Professional Philosophy
Working on every transaction as a team, Barbara and Robin give their clients the benefit of two top real estate professionals ("for the price of one!"). Their style is very flexible and they work to keep their clients happy, comfortable and successful. "We treat all of our clients like family," says Robin." We want them to feel good about their sale or purchase and we want them to come away feeling that we were helpful throughout the process."

Barbara joins Robin in those sentiments and adds that a real estate transaction is an educational process. "Helping people to understand what is happening is also our job," she says. While they work to ensure thorough understanding of the process, Barbara and Robin have fun throughout the transaction. Working with a variety of people and tailoring their services to meet the needs of the individual, the team of Barbara Simon and Robin Cale is the perfect choice for real estate consumers who want the most from their real estate experience.

Sales and marketing of homes in the Northern Virginia area.

Licensed In

  • Virginia


  • ABR - Accredited Buyer's Representative
  • CRS - Certified Residential Specialist
  • GRI - Graduate, REALTOR Institute
  • NVAR Lifetime Top Producer
  • SRES® - Seniors Real Estate Specialist

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Barbara And Robin

" Robin worked tirelessly to find us what we were looking for and was very responsive and understood our needs."

– Andy M.

" We came to you because of your reputation in the neighborhood and your knowledge of the area. We also appreciate your expertise and experience throughout the process. We appreciate your persistent aggressiveness in flagging down potential buyers, which proved to be the winning approach in this case. "

– Jeff and Judy S.

" Robin - Thank you for helping me to find the right place for me. You're knowledgable and fun! In fact, I can't remember when I had such a great time spending a quarter of a million dollars!"

– Sandy

" Robin is a consummate professional who will never steer you wrong. She is personable, effective, and can help you with all your real estate needs."

– Yvonne Pover, President, Skardon Pover, Inc.

" I had only a short amount of time to find a house before I moved to the area. After just a couple of conversations, Robin knew exactly the type of house that would be a good fit for me. She helped me get all the necessary paperwork and inspection done within just a few days, stayed in touch through the move and helped all the way through closing ... and beyond. She's a great resource for all sorts of service providers in the area. Robin is the consummate professional and a joy to work with and know."

– Nancy Smith

" Robin did an outstanding job selling my home in a down market in 2008. She had great marketing ideas, but she also listened to us and understood our needs. EW really liked her positive attitude. I have already recommended her to three friends and they were satisfied too. "

– James Zumwalt

" Robin is my real estate agent and is one of the most personable and effective business people I've met. She listened to all my requirements and took me to see only houses that met my requirements. She also followed-thru in every aspect of the homebuying process--and has kept in touch with me after the sale to make sure I am aware of details regarding appreciation on my home and what opportunities are available in my neighborhood if I decide to upgrade to a larger home. I would strongly recommend Robin to anyone who is in need of an excellent real estate professional."

– Ellen Marshall

" Our sincerest thanks to you and Barbara for a wonderful house buying and selling experience. You really went the extra mile for us, particularly on the day of closing and we appreciated it. We really love our new house.Thanks again for a job well done! We could not have asked for better service."

– Jim & Laine H.

" Robin is a real estate Goddess. She listens to exactly what you want and takes you right to it. She will not waste your time looking at properties that don't meet your criteria. She works fast and will find you exactly what you want. We have purchased several properties from her and referred several more. All of our referrals loved her too! She even catches mistakes at closing! What agent actually pays attention to that stuff? Robin, that's who!"

– Doug Batcheller

" I have used Robin to buy and sell my first house and buying my second house and she also helped my brother with his investment property, she would be our family's Real Estate agent for life. She is Awsome........" Top qualities: Expert, On Time, High Integrity Moe Shokri, hired Robin as a Real Estate Agent in 2003, and hired Robin more than once. "

– Moe Shokri