Born in Chicago, raised in Arlington Heights and a Lake County resident since 1991, Karen White services Northern Cook County and all of Lake County.
With over 17 years of Real Estate experience Karen has developed endless contacts with contractors, builders, lenders, attorneys, mortgage experts, home inspectors and all of her additional professional network affiliations. Karen successfully worked with two Custom Lake County builders representing three subdivisions.
With a corporate background in Product Management, and Advertising with BF Goodrich, Karen’s marketing expertise and negotiating skills sets her apart from the competition… allowing her to go the extra mile for her clients.
Corporate Relocation Specialist
Certified Real Estate Negotiator
Experienced in Commercial property as well as residential
Certified Staging Consultant
4 year consecutive recipient of Chicago Magazine’s 5 star service award
Attended University of Wisconsin/Whitewater and Milton College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing. Karen stays active as a member of the Milton College Preservation Society.
Karen and her husband John have a daughter, Jenna, who is employed by IDEX Corporation in IT/Event Planning. Outside of Real Estate, Karen enjoys charity 5K’s throughout the year, hiking with her husband and two rescue dogs, golfing, cooking and reading.
Clients are saying:
"Karen is great! Hardworking, smart, and personable. We have used her before and will recommend her and will continue to use her when we can. She always communicated with us throughout the process, and also worked with us and our attorney to get the home closed on time."
"Karen was wonderful. She went above and beyond to get the sale of my house closed. I am so grateful. I would highly recommend her to all my friends and family. Thank you so very much. Kathy Landers"
"We had used Karen before to buy our house and wanted to use her again when it was time to sell. We received two offers within the first three days of our house being on the market. Our house was sold and we were in a new house in less than two months!"
"Karen is not only a wonderful, diligent and patient realtor, but, also a a wonderful person. She stayed on top of everything every step of the way, responded to questions immediately and was very reassuring. Because of her, my daughter and 1st grand baby will have a beautiful home to make their own memories."
"This is the second time I have had Karen White assist me in my selling and purchase of a new home. Karen is absolutely fabulous! Besides being professional and knowledgeable in the business of real estate, she is so caring. She has treated me not just like a client, but a friend. Buying and selling a home can be very stressful, but Karen makes it a pleasant experience. She is absolutely fabulous and my real estate agent hands down every time. Thanks, Karen!!"