My name is Johanna Frischbutter. My hometown is St. Lambert; a suburban city located on the south shore of the island of Montreal, Canada. It was a wonderful place to grow up, with its beautiful homes shaded under century old trees and its numerous parks. I also enjoyed sharing my time between different family properties, one on the lake, the beach house in Maine and the condo under the hot Miami sun. I believe that the different characteristics of these homes, each with a distinct atmosphere and personality as well as different landscapes have awakened my fascination for architecture and love for decoration. It is not surprising that after my studies, always looking for an opportunity to travel and discover new cultures I worked at Club Med as G.O. A fun and seductive job, in the early 80s. After this unforgettable experience I worked for Air France for several years and thereafter as part of the crew on the MV Oceanus I crossed the Atlantic from the Canary Islands to the Caribbean. I most enjoyed the Dominican Republic, located in the Greater Antilles, with its white sand beaches, incredible landscapes and friendly people so I made this island my home.  That was already more than 23 years ago! I met Cheryl who invited me to be part of her team, now Keller Williams.  I enjoy the best job ever!!! I get up every morning and look forward in meeting people from different nationalities and languages and show them all the great properties Punta Cana has to offer.



Mon nom est Johanna Frischbutter. Ma ville natale de St- Lambert, une banlieue située sur la rive sud de l'île de Montréal au Québec, Canada était un endroit merveilleux pour vivre ma jeunesse, avec ses belles maisons ombragées sous les arbres centenaires et ses nombreux parcs. J'ai aussi beaucoup apprécié de partager mon temps entre différentes propriétés familiales, un chalet sur le lac, la maison de plage au Maine et le condo sous le soleil ardent de Miami. Je crois que les différentes caractéristiques de ces maisons, chacune avec une atmosphère et personnalité distincte ainsi que les différents paysages ont réveillés ma fascination pour l'architecture et amour pour la décoration. Ce n'est pas surprenant qu’après mes études, cherchant toujours une occasion pour voyager et découvrir de nouvelles cultures j’ai travaillé au Club Méditerranée comme G.O. Un travail amusant et séduisant, au début des années 80. Apres cette expérience inoubliable j’ai travaillé chez Air France pendant plusieurs années et part ensuite faisant partie de l'équipage du MV Oceanus j’ai croisé l’Atlantique depuis les Iles Canaris sur les Caraïbes. J'ai beaucoup apprécié la République Dominicaine entre autre, située dans les Antilles Majeures, avec ses plages de sable blanc, ses paysages incroyables et ses gens accueillant et j’y suis établie il y a déjà plus de 23 ans ! Cheryl m'a invité comme associée dans son agence Immobilière Keller Williams et étant le seul agent de langue Française dans la région il me fait grand plaisir de trouver la résidence parfaite pour mes amis francophones, villa, maison, condo et terrains, nous avons la demeure parfaite pour tous les gouts et budget. J’ai trouvé la maison idéale pour ma famille sous les cocotiers a Punta Cana, et je vous assisterai a trouvez la vôtre, alors allez !!!! – joignez nous, La vie est belle dans les tropiques !



Happy clients receiving their Cana Rock Star condo!


HI guys, this is the Mason's.  My wife and I visited Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic last week.  We are going to buy a home/condo there for residence.  We had the pleasure of meeting an agent named (JOHANNA FRISCHBUTTER).  Mrs. Johanna gave us her best from properties that we were looking for and she showed us some that we might be interested in.  She also helped us with financing advice.  She worked with us from the time we got off the airplane and clear into the night for a property we really wanted to see.  She is very knowledgeable with her profession.  We will be returning to Punta Cana to conclude our Real Estate transaction for our retirement home.  I highly recommend using Mrs. Frischbutter.  She also speaks several languages ex: Spanish, English, French, and more.

    Also My wife is a Real Estate Broker in Atlanta, GA.  and gave Mrs. Frischbutter a hug and a thumbs up.  My wife is very SERIOUS with customer service.

Xioma Mason

Excellent customer service from a wonderful lady Johanna Frischbutter. She was patient, punctual, very knowledgeable, and friendly. We look forward to working with her soon.

Jessica Palacios

I had the pleasure of working with Johanna. She has been amazing!! I had a LONG list of places that I wanted to see when I arrived and she was able to show most of what was on my list and then some.  I believe I have found what I was looking for and I am confident that Johanna will be there to assist with the closing process.  Thank you for your patience Kimmi

KimShawn Lane

Johanna was awesome, very well prepared and knowledgeable!  

Michael Nicholas 

I had the pleasure of working with Johanna Frischbutter over the past few weeks. I met with Johanna early in Jan and expressed an interest in selling my property in the Punta Cana area. She advised me it should be a quick sell - and it was!! It sold in around 6 weeks. Johanna stuck with me throughout the entire process from initial sale to closing. I was a little nervous along the way but Johanna relieved my concerns. I definitely recommend Johanna for all your real-estate needs in the Dominican Republic!!!.

William Brumbelow
Jun 2019

I recently purchased a condo in Punta Cana and I am very happy to say that everything went very smoothly and as planned. I dealt with mostly the agent named Johanna Frischbutter. She was amazing and called me whenever I had a question and guided me with instructions on what to do. Her whole team was very helpful including Natalie Denault, Kyle Hamilton Bell as well as the lawyer Johan Confidente that they recommended. All their instructions were easy to follow and they were so pleasant and professional to talk to. I also like that Johanna will continue to help you even when your deal is done. So you not only have a fantastic agent but you also gain a friend you can count on if you have any other concerns. I truly recommend them for any sale or purchase that you are planning in Punta Cana or anywhere else in the Dominican.

Gilda Serrao
May 2019

He tenido el placer de comprar un apartamento en Bávaro y debo decir que estoy extremadamente satisfecha de las atenciones brindadas por parte de la Sra Johanna Frischbutter; ha sido una excelente profesional que me ha asistido en todo el proceso de una forma impecable. Muchas gracias Johanna!

Rosa Custodio
Sep 2018

Ho appena comprato un appartamento a Punta Cana. Le persone che mi hanno seguito nella gestione della pratica sono state Natalia Sevostyanova e Johanna Frischbutter e devo dire che sono estremamente soddisfatto. Dal primo all'ultimo momento la loro professionalita' e' stata impeccabile e mi hanno chiarito ogni dubbio visto che (da straniero) e' la prima volta che compro un appartamento in Repubblica Dominicana. Soddisfatissimo!

Gianluca Nurchis
Aug 2018

Many thanks to Johanna , and the rest of the team. You were great !

Tom Aigner
August, 2018

I recently listed my condo with my agent Johanna Frischbutter was a fantastic person to deal with, going the extra mile. She found a buyer almost immediately after listing with her. The whole process was relatively seamless and I would definitely recommend Remax to anyone who is considering buying or selling property.

Judy Laughington
April, 2018

We have just sold our condo in Punta Cana, Johanna Frischbutter was our agent. I have nothing but good things to say about Johanna, she was extremely pleasant to deal with, she took all of our concerns into consideration. I would highly recommend her if you are looking to buy or sell property in Punta Cana, she speak English and French very well and also German and Spanish. She is not only our agent, she has become a friend, Remax is very lucky to have her as part of their team. We will miss her.

Helene Glandon
Mar, 2018

Great service , very friendly. If you want to buy property in Punta Cana, Johanna is the one to see.

mike shor
Dec. 2017

Cheryl and Johanna, I wanted to let you know how pleased we are with your service. We couldn’t have asked for a better person to deal with than Johanna. From the minute you connected me with Johanna we were taken care of as if we were her only client. It is a big step to buy a home internationally. She made the transaction seamless. From the beginning she was professional as well as completely honest about every potential home. She attended to every question and concern in a timely manner. Not too often does someone take the time using their own resources to accommodate a client. Johanna has done this before and after we bought our place. Actually she is still helping us months after we finalized the sale. Also we want to thank you for being there as well for the short time Johanna went a way. For the boss to work with us so personally shows that Johanna’s professionalism and commitment is a reflection of your leadership. I will not hesitate to recommend you and Johanna whenever ask. Amy and I want to say thanks again for all your hard work.

T. Snead, USA
October 2017

Johanna has been so amazing and helpful. Moving to DR has been quite a challenge and the staff made my experience much easier. They are a "one stop shop" and help with everything!! Johanna was amazing and incredibly helpful. She goes "above and beyond" for her clients. I highly recommend Johannal!!

K. Hamilton-Bell
August 2017

I just want to thank Cheryl, Johana and the entire Team for their tireless and relentless effort, from the smallest detail to the full extent of the sale. For as confusing as it seems to get involved in RealEstate in the Dominican Republic, you can be reassured when doing this with the Team it´s a streamlined process accompanied by good advice and YOUR BEST interest in mind. Always, Joe Louis

J. Louis,
New York, USA
April 2017

There are many reasons that I highly recommend Cheryl Henderson, Owner/Broker, and the professional staff (Johanna, Awilda, Marielys, Jose) at Punta Cana Real Estate if you want to buy, sell, or rent real estate in the Dominican Republic.

In January 2016, I was traveling between the Punta Cana Airport and a resort when I observed a large billboard with a picture of Cheryl. I contacted Cheryl and informed her about my desire to purchase investment property in Punta Cana. In February, Cheryl made arrangements for Johanna to show me several properties. In March, I informed Cheryl about the condominium that I wanted to purchase. In April, I had the keys in hand. Cheryl and Johanna both speak English, which definitely helped me to understand the purchase process and make my dream of ownership come true.

During this short time frame, I was in constant communication with Cheryl. Although Cheryl is an overworked mother of three children with a phenomenally crazy schedule, she always finds the time to address the needs of the client. Cheryl assured me that I was in good hands and would address all of my concerns about buying property in a foreign country; she did just that and more. Cheryl walked me through the process and my level of comfort and trust in her resulted in the purchasing of a two bedroom condominium with a rooftop terrace in a brand new gated development that is walking distance to a beach and several upscale restaurants. The location also offered comfort, space, and tranquility. Cheryl’s wealth of knowledge in the real estate industry, experience, and easy going but professional personality is apparent in all forms of communication. Cheryl and the professional staff in the office continue to be accommodating, and are always willing to go above and beyond the call of duty for the client. Cheryl is my broker of choice and a friend for life.

November 2016

We had a great experience since the first email (and there was ALOT!!) We were lucky to work with Johanna and her team and they helped to make our dreams a reality. They were more than accomidating and very resourceful. Any questions we had before, during, and after were always awnsered in a quick phone call or email. We would highly recommend the team!

November 2016

I am so glad to say that I am now the quite satisfied owner of property in the Dominican Republic. My realtor Johanna Frischbutter was a God send. Johanna made the process so smooth I couldn't belief it. Her professionalism,expertise and follow up is commendable. We had dreaming of owning a piece of paradise for years. We had a realtor who took our personal taste into account every step of the way. Despite being nervous about buying property in a foreign country ,she made each step of the way relaxing. Sol Tropical feels like home because of the kindness and generosity she showed. She even helped us navigate the process of getting a designer to help with the furnishings of the condominium we purchased. I highly recommend if you are considering buying in the Dominican Republic that you seek out this agency. Put your trust in Johanna and all your questions will be answered . I was extremely impressed with them!!

November 2016

Dear Johanna Thank You so much for your wonderful service,assist and help to buy and sale our condo.All this time we feel so safe and comfortable with You .Wishing you success in your business and private life as well. Pleasure to meet You Johanna . Adios!

E & M Rybczak
Canada, Sep 2014

When we decided to sell our condo in Bavaro Beach, we were at a loss as to who might be able to assist us in this matter, since we live in the states.

Finding Johanna and the team was a real blessing. Not only you were successful in finding us a buyer; but when the time came for the closing, you and your team ensured that everything went smoothly. I highly recommend you and the entire team as reliable, professional, and honest. Thank you for making what could have been a challenging situation, into a very pleasant and harmonious success

May 2012

We would like to tell you how happy we are with the service that Johanna Frischbutter gave us during our recent condo purchase in Punta Cana. We arrived in Punta Cana on Friday and Johanna had several properties for us to view on Saturday. She spent the full day with us and not only showed us the vacation home of our dreams as well as many other lovely properties, she went out of her way to familiarize us with the area and included dentists, clinics, pharmacies, restaurants and many other services that are offered locally. At the end of the day we felt so at ease and had no worries of purchasing a condo in Punta Cana .... we were at home. She spent several hours on Sunday, a day scheduled with her family, to make sure that all our questions were answered and the paper work was in order before we headed back to Nova Scotia on Tuesday. We could not have had anyone more open to listen to our needs and so easy to talk to and understand. We're looking forward to inviting Johanna and her husband to help us celebrate our first visit to our island paradise condo. Thank you for providing us with a wonderful experience of purchasing our home away from home.

TONY & TRISH, Nova Scotia
November 2011


We have had the pleasure experiencing KW‘s professional support while purchasing our brand new condo in Bavaro, Punta Cana. Johanna Frischbutter was absolutely amazing and consistently went over and beyond her call of duty to ensure we are comfortable in the process and well equipped to make an informed decision. She is one of the most knowledgeable and reliable realtors I ever met. I can confidently say that we were shown all the available options, so the decision was really easy! Cheryl Rinehart’s help was invaluable with negotiating the contract and navigating the real estate system, and all team stepped up to take care of all our pre- and post sale needs, including the interior decorating and property management. I would like to thank Johanna, Cheryl, Adriana and Ana for their support, guidance and friendship, and I am looking forward to a continuous and rewarding relationship for years to come.

CARINA, Toronto - Canada
June 2011