Karen Hood

Karen Hood


1875 N. Damen
Chicago, IL 60647


Karen really understands the meaning of Home.  She spent 20 years at HGTV where she has seen the transformation of the importance of home in people’s lives.  With her Sales career at HGTV, Karen has become a masterful marketer and negotiator.  Karen now brings this expertise to the real estate market, helping people make home ownership a reality.


Karen specializes in first time home buyers, new home construction and resale.  She is a part of the Huyck Group, which has brought in over $60 million in sales over the past two years. Karen is a neighborhood expert and can meet your needs in Lincoln Square real estate, Andersonville real estate and Lakeview real estate, as well as all North Side neighborhoods.  Let her be your "Hood" in the 'hood!


Karen’s philosophy is to provide top notch service and hard work to her clients as they make one of the biggest commitments of their lives.  Her knowledge of trends and market conditions give her clients a leg up as they navigate the real estate experience.


Karen is a Chicagoland native and has lived in the city for the past 21 years.  She currently resides on the far North Side with husband Mitch, son Ben and daughter Abbi.  She loves to explore the city, from hikes through the Montrose Bird Sanctuary to street fairs to concerts at Miliennium Park.  There’s no better city in the world!

Clients are saying:

"I had a fantastic experience working with Karen on the selling of my condo. Not only is she professional and knowledgeable, but she makes the process enjoyable. She was quick to respond whenever I needed something and always went above and beyond for me. If you need a top notch broker, look no further."

"Karen was amazing! Our transaction went very smooth because Karen's attention to detail was excellent. I would definitely use her for another transaction in the future. She is very knowledgeable and I would highly recommend her!"

"Karen was truly amazing ... My condo had been on the market three times over the past several years and she was the realtor who got it done. Karen was determined, detailed about all the showings, utilized every avenue to promote the unit and went above and beyond with dealing with renters and last minute unit repairs. I would recommend Karen to all my family and friends, she was outstanding!"

"Karen was easy to work with and totally got what we were looking for. In a couple of years we will use her to help with a new home purchase."

"Karen was awesome at every step of the way. If you are looking to buy or sell a property in Chicago, I would highly recommend Karen!"

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