Karen Pence

Karen Pence

ABR - Broker

3101 N. Greenview
Chicago, IL 60657

Karen graduated from the University of Kentucky with a BBA in Finance and a specialty in Real Estate. After graduating - being a native of downstate Illinois - she moved to Austin, Texas where she spent seven years as a major account manager for a communications company. There she learned the intangible secrets of excellent customer service. Soon after, Karen launched her real estate career working for one of the nations largest homebuilders; as a top producer, she gleaned knowledge from every facet of the business. She received extensive training in construction techniques, mortgage[s], blue prints, and other "behind-the-scenes" aspects of the building process. This knowledge - in tandem with her already considerable customer service skills - has allowed Karen to uniquely connect with her clients; she can clearly and objectively see all sides of the issue. Whether it is the buyer/seller, the legalities involved, or the complexities of building codes and compliance; Karen Pence is there to ease the complete process thereby enhancing the experience for her client as she ensures a positive outcome for all involved.

Whether you are looking to buy your first home, sell, or move up to the home of your dreams, Karen Pence is here for all of your real estate needs. It is her personal philosophy to not just have a client for the moment, but rather to create a client for life.

- "We weren't sure about buying a home, but Karen was always there; we understood we
could count on her. She showed us our options - how vast they were - and we realized
that having a home was not simply a possibility but a reality."

- "Karen made our purchase and transition to Chicago smoother then we could have
imagined. The support and compassion as we acclimated to an unfamiliar city was

-"As we were first time home buyers, the task was daunting to say the least; but Karen
was with us every step of the way. Always accessible to address any of our questions
or concerns and she was so helpful and informative when it came to making the
important choices that the stress, worry and fear of the process just melted away."

Karen grew up showing American Quarter Horses and traveling the country. Today, she lives in the heart of East Lakeview and in her spare time enjoys various outdoor activities; such as team sports like tennis or softball or adventures on Chicago's beautiful Lakefront, with her faithful companion - Baxter the Beagle. Karen remains active and connected with the city and it's people.

Whether you are looking for a specific view, or selling a home, with Karen on your side, rest assured your transition is sure to be smooth. Give Karen a call today, for all your real estate needs.

Clients are saying:

"Karen is a true professional who makes everything about buying and selling a home as easy as it can be. She listens to the client, knows the market, and is a great negotiator!"

"We have worked with Karen a few times now. Once when we purchased our condo and once when we sold it, four years later. When Karen suggested the listing price for the sale I was surprised she thought we could get it but went with her expertise. We settled just under the listing price and got much more than I anticipated when we set out to sell. She and her team did a great job marketing the property and I would highly recommend her and the @Properties team."

"Karen was terrific as was Amy Harris. I am buying another property with Karen as my broker."

"Karen Pence is an outstanding broker. She's very knowledgeable about neighborhoods, the market and construction. Within a few weeks of listing my first property, she found a buyer. Very recently, I called Karen to list my townhome. She sold it very quickly during the off season. Karen and her team are organized, professional and get results!"

"Karen is the best. Another positive experience. Karen helped us purchase our first property in Chicago 8 years ago and was instrumental in pricing and selling that property in less than than 24 hours. She also searched tirelessly for our most recent purchase in Evanston. We are more than pleased with the outcome and look forward to her expertise when we are ready to sell/purchase in the future."

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