Karen Schwartz has worked in real estate for over a decade, starting immediately after college working for one of the nation’s largest builders selling newly constructed property. Her experiences there helped her develop several vital skills that have been of great benefit to her clients—she excels at proper planning and organization, communication, and having the patience to navigate the many ups and downs that can occur in a real estate transaction. Karen strives to treat her clients with respect and empathy while listening to their needs and helping them manage their expectations. Buying or selling a home is an important decision, and Karen aims to provide excellent service and an exceptional real estate experience. Her dedication to her clients has earned her significant recognition in her professional sphere—she has been named a Top Sales Associate and Top 5 Sales Associate in the Homebuilder Industry for several years running.
A native of Sugar Grove, Illinois, Karen earned her bachelor’s degree at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and her MBA from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Business School. She has lived in the downtown area for ten years, and she puts a priority on gaining expertise in the city’s and suburbs’ diverse housing markets by doing quick, thorough research into the neighborhood’s schools, transportation, nightlife, and other features. This conscientious approach to her business allows her clients to know they’re getting the best possible advocate for their sale or purchase in any part of the Chicago area.