Karen Fata

Karen Fata

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Karen’s career as a real estate professional is complimented by her extensive background in marketing and sales as well as her own experience as a real estate investor. She works throughout Chicago and the surrounding suburbs helping property sellers, homebuyers and investors achieve their real estate objectives. Karen strives to provide maximum customer satisfaction, dedication and loyalty. She prides herself on the highest standards of professionalism and strives to ensure that her clients are well informed throughout the process evaluating and executing real estate transactions, whether they involve personal homes or investment properties. Through her optimistic attitude, caring approach and expertise, Karen ensures that her clients’ needs are met and that their expectations are surpassed.


Karen is also very involved in her community. She is active in the Junior League, where she volunteers her time to help others and engages in a variety of fundraising activity. Karen and her husband, Anthony, have three children. Karen is very involved in their children’s schools, having served as a room captain and organized fundraisers.


Karen was born in Chicago and raised in Palatine, a northwest suburb of Chicago. Before commencing her real estate career, Karen excelled in the field of product marketing and management. Karen earned her BA from Northern Illinois University, where she majored in Communications Studies and Journalism. Karen earned her MBA with a concentration in Management & Organizations while being employed full-time with a major financial services corporation. Karen enjoys traveling, reading, exercising, tennis and practicing Spanish.


Karen is a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR), the National Association of Realtors (NAR), and Illinois Association of Realtors (IAR). Karen was also awarded “Rookie of the Year” for her first year in real estate.  Karen has repeatedly won awards for being a Top Producer for CAR and @properties (2006-2011). Karen is a Certified Relocation Specialist and a Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE). She is also in the process of completing her Graduate Real Estate Institute (GRI) designation.

You can contact her directly anytime at 312.402.5968.


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Clients are saying:

"Communication is a must between the two parties and I was very satisfied with that. Everything else went fine."