A realtor who understands buildings! Karen holds a Masters Degree in Architecture as well as a Bachelors Degree in Urban Planning and has over 15 years of success with an international engineering firm. Karen's different! Karen brings a unique set of talents and skill through her understanding of: architecture, construction, negotiations, finance, and the real estate market. (Click here for Karen's Work History)
Karen's experience is rare. She has had 14 major moves on 3 continents, has negotiated billion dollar construction contracts with foreign governments, and has built and led international engineering teams on NATO construction projects. Karen has financed her investment property in Euros and dollars. She has hands on renovation experience with numerous residential projects. Plus, Karen has numerous rewards placing her in the top 1% of all Boston Realtors at Hammond Residential Real Estate. She has sold over 1,500 properties in and around Brookline, Newton, Chestnut Hill, Brighton, Watertown and Boston. She continues to be one of the most sought-after Boston realtors in the business for both buyers and sellers buying and selling in Brookline, Newton, Chestnut Hill, Brighton and Watertown.
Karen's breadth and depth of knowledge covers all aspects of residential real estate sales ranging from marketing single-family houses and condominiums (condo) to converting multi-family homes into investment property in Brookline, Newton, Chestnut Hill, Brighton and Watertown.
Karen says "Ask around for referrals, interview a few and find a realtor that is loyal, knows buildings, knows the market, and will represent you with the largest asset in your portfolio - your home". This is how she conducts business and how she can represent you!
Karen believes in giving back through the: Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Federal Club member since 03-current, Habitat for Humanity sponsor 04-current, Humane Society 00-current, contributor to the Museum of Fine Arts - Boston and an active member of the National Association of Realtors. Karen is also active in a variety of environmental and community service projects.
Whether you are interested in the local Boston -Brookline area or elsewhere in the world, give Karen a call to discuss how best to approach selling your home, buying a new one or finding a trusted realtor. She looks forward to working with you.
Karen currently resides in Watertown, Massachusetts with her daughter Olivia and two Corgis. Karen strongly believes in giving back to the community (click here to learn more), and spends her free time renovating her house, drinking great wine from her collection, cooking for family and friends, and playing with her daughter.