Karen Pence

Karen Pence

ABR - Broker
   
MOBILE
847.507.3398
OFFICE
773.862.0200
FAX
312.276.4843
LAKEVIEW OFFICE

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.


TESTIMONIALS:
- "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
amazing.”

-"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 extremely knowledgeable about the area and the possibilities for the property we purchased. She continues to be involved in the process as we rehab this house into an updated home.

She was also able to negotiate a lower price and credits quickly so that our time from first look to closing was 3 weeks.

Thanks Karen!"



"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 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!"



"As always, Karen comes to closing fully prepared to facilitate a seamless transaction."



"As an investor, without a doubt, the singular, best agent I have ever worked with!!!

Extremely knowledgeable about her area of expertise down to what side of the street is better than the other. Knows the area, properties, schools, etc. to maximize your profit potential. Also an expert on the nearest Starbucks!

Provides excellent advice for rehab requirements based on what is wanted by the buyers in each area. Knows most contractors in the area and can give you excellent advice and experience with different contractors so you can make a well informed decision.

Outstanding marketing skills for selling properties. No simple ads and hope for the best. Top quality, highly professional marketing brochures and promotions help move properties quickly and at top prices.

Basically, the best all-round agent you could ever want!"


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