The Renaissance Woman of Kauai


Vanessa Schwartzel, the Realtor® who sells Distinctive Hawaiian Properties. My work isn’t only about finding my clients their dream home here in paradise or marketing a Hawaiian homestead with breathtaking views. It’s about guiding both buyers and sellers through transactions involving properties as uniquely distinctive as their needs.

I was born, educated and lived in England for over forty years before coming to the beautiful Island of Kauai, in 2003. My husband and I love it here and are very happy to call it home, so to, are all of our family who enjoy visiting us regularly! My athleticism, as a younger women led me to be one of the first female physical trainers in the Royal Navy, followed by a business career of twenty years in consulting and human resource management. My work as a Realtor reflects my passion for homes and people, the reward of helping others is immeasurable. My experience reflects my ability to manage each transaction seamlessly getting the best price for either my buyer or seller, at the same time, minimizing the inevitable anxiety that can sometimes accompany such important transactions. I love helping my clients, and when I am not working I enjoy playing tennis, golf, and gardening – my latest adventure growing chocolate!

I am a full time, full service agent. I cover the South Side of the island and specialize in…

• Helping those wishing to relocate to the beautiful island of Kauai
• Fine Estates and Homes
• Second Homes and Investment Properties
• New Developments
• Luxury Condominiums
• Beach Front Properties
• Vacant Land

Professional designations – the alphabet soup!

RA, State licensed real estate agent, realtor–associate, bound by the Sate of Hawaii governance, required to complete continuous professional development to hold an active real estate license.

e-PRO, I am one of the select few Realtors who have completed an educational program that is specifically designed to provide real estate professionals with technological tools needed to assist buyers and sellers in the purchase or sale of a home. This designation helps me stay at the leading edge of technology, identify, evaluate and implements new internet business models. More than 70% of consumers begin their real estate research on the internet; e-PRO certified agents have the experience and expertise to meet the needs and demands of today’s buyers. I use innovative software programs such as Homefeedback, Boldchat and Constant Contact to compliment my traditional marketing strategies. Not only am I able to serve the needs of baby boomers, but generation X and Y clients too.

Currently, studying for the Graduate, Realtors Institute expected completion 2009.
I am committed to continued professional development, and feel I owe it to my clients, myself and other real estate professionals to be as competent and professionally informed as possible.