Rita Gavelis has been interested in houses ever since she was a kid! Over the years, she has purchased properties in Rhode Island, North Carolina, Massachusetts, and Mexico. In 2016, while Rita was looking to buy a vacation home in Maine, she began thinking about changing careers and going into Real Estate. Finally, in 2019, she decided to make the jump from being a technology Trainer and Consultant to a REALTOR®! She is licensed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and her 2023 goal is to get licensed in Maine! As a REALTOR®, Rita’s goal is to make life easier for her clients. By identifying clients’ needs, proactively dealing with issues that arise, and providing the most up-to-date industry knowledge, Rita effectively helps them make informed decisions, and seamlessly guides them through the process.
You’ve been in the business for quite some time. What made you decide to switch to Lamacchia Realty?
“I like to work for companies that align with my personal values: be committed to providing excellent service while also taking care of the needs of the agents and staff.”
Giving clients the best possible service is every REALTOR®’s goal. How does Lamacchia Realty better help you serve your clients?
“Besides the wonderful training, the work environment is key. Happy agents result in satisfied customers. It goes hand-in-hand. It’s difficult to prove excellent service if you are miserable at work.”
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
“When I am not working, I am usually playing with my two dogs, mountain biking, snowboarding, baking, brewing, and cooking. I try to make everything from scratch, including the kibble I feed my pups. I also love metalwork, stained glass, and pottery. I have been known to center vacations around creative workshops. My biggest vice, though, is video games. I love video games. That is how I unwind.”
What is your favorite part of your job?
“I love the amazing conversations I have had with clients. Meeting so many people from different cultures and different walks of life has been enlightening and helping them achieve their dream of homeownership, particularly rewarding.”
Do you have any pets?
“Yes, two rescued dogs, Yolita and Ernie. I also keep chickens.”
Do you have a favorite charity?
“My favorite charities are the NH Humane Society, New England Mountain Bike Association, & Maine Huts & trails”
What’s your favorite sport to play or watch?
“To play: Hockey, snowboarding, mountain biking to watch: soccer, football, hockey”