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Gretchen Papineau

Premier Agent, ABR,CRS,GRI,CDPE,Green
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

About Gretchen

My goal with every Seller or Buyer is to combine my in-depth market knowledge and negotiating skills with caring professional service. It is important to stay attuned to the needs of Sellers and Buyers and make sure they feel they have the necessary market information to make smart well-informed decisions. I provide a strong community network to families as they get settled in their new home, to make for a positive experience.

Successfull Business Experience


My Professional Business Career brings a wealth of knowledge and successful negotiating experience to the Real Estate arena for Seller and Buyers. Strategic thinking and Creative Marketing Strategies give my clients the edge in every transaction.

  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage 1994-Present Top Producing Premier Agent and Vice President, Top 50 in New England.
  • E&J Gallo Winery 1978-1992 Product Marketing and Sales Management
  • Procter & Gamble 1975-1978  Product Sales and Marketing 



Professional Achievement


  • Proven Results!
  • International President's Elite Designation at Coldwell Banker
  • Top 50 Agents in New England for Coldwell Banker
  • Top 500 Agents Nationally for NRT, the parent company for Coldwell Banker
  • Platinum Top Producer-Northeast Association of Realtors
  • Premier Agent - Coldwell Banker
  • Effective Negotiating Skills, Procter & Gamble
  • Strategic Product Marketing and Development - E&J Gallo Winery


Testimonials to Exceptional Results


My goal is to make sure the Clients become raving fans based on all that we do for them!

Here are a few of the recent notes we have received after the closings. For more, please see our website Testimonial tab atwww.HomesofAndover.com.

Dear Gretchen,

I can't thank you enough for making our entire sale as smooth as you did. We worked together for a long time and i know you were meticulous but experiencing it first hand was amazing. I was so nervous and you had a smile always and calmed me right down, focused me in the cleaning and packing process and worked so well with Lenny. The house and photos were stunning and i still can't believe how quickly we sold. You truely did an amazing job and we are both so appreciative!.

Heidi and Lenny

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Dear Gretchen,

With grateful appreciation.

Dr Roopa and Sandeep

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Gretchen and Tom,

Haley just arrived home from college and we are looking forward to celebrating our first Christmas in our new home. Thank you for all that you do! Wishing you much happiness this coming year!

Monica and Haley


Education & Certification


  • BA - University of MA - Amherst Business Degree with Honors, specializing in Marketing
  • Preview Property Specialist for Luxury Properties
  • GRI - Graduate of the Realtor Institute
  • ABR - Accredited Buyer Representative
  • CRS - Council of Residential Specialists
  • Green Designation - National Association of Realtors
  • CDPE - Certified Distressed Property Expert
  • Multi-lingual in French


Community Involvement


  • Guild of St. William, St. John's Prep, Danvers
  • North Andover Youth Center
  • Boston Board, University of Vermont
  • Board of Directors, Merrimack Valley YMCA
  • Building Donor - St Augustine's Church, Andover


Communities I Serve


Clients in the North of Boston area and Southern New Hampshire can expect to utilize my in depth market knowledge in the areas North of Route 128 and into the towns of Southern New Hampshire.

I have a network of strong agents that I partner with in the additional surrounding areas around Metro Boston and agents both Domestically in the US and Internationally. My goal is to ensure that you are working with the most knowledgeable agent in the areas that best suit your needs. My well developed network of successful agents around the world will enhance your Real Estate experience and best help to achieve your goals.


  • Andover
  • North Andover
  • Boxford
  • North Reading
  • Reading
  • Topsfield
  • Haverhill
  • Methuen
  • Westford
  • Chelmsford
  • Ipswich
  • Tewksbury

New Hampshire:

  • Windham
  • Salem
  • Pelham
  • Derry
  • Atkinson





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