With over 19 years of luxury listing experience in residential real estate and home mortgage lending, Karen Howard offers a complete and rare in-depth understanding of the entire cycle of a real estate transaction. Karen’s knowledge and expertise have been honed over years of experience, matched by her insight into the latest options and programs available for home purchases. Skillfully navigating the competitive market, Karen adeptly heads off challenges before they arise, creating a seamless transaction for her clients.
Karen provides an innate instinct to achieve the goals of buyers and sellers alike. Her attention to detail complements thorough client communication, ensuring they are in the know during every step of the process. Formerly in sales and sales management, Karen understands the importance of a long-lasting relationship with her clients—because in real estate each transaction is both a financial investment and personal decision about where to live and lifestyle. She carries this over to her relationships with her fellow real estate advisors, swiftly negotiating the best terms on behalf of her clients while working with her fellow brokers to create a deal that benefits all parties.
Aligning with Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty was a natural choice for Karen, as she is also a licensed real estate advisor with Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty in Virginia. With connections from coast to coast, Karen is fully tapped into the the global power of the Sotheby’s International Realty® network and leans on the power of the brand to help her clients find the perfect home, not just down the block, but around the globe.
Particularly, Karen understands the commitment and challenges that those in military or civil service face as they enter the real estate market and is uniquely qualified to offer guidance in relocation services. In Virginia she helps her clients navigate transition and continues that work across the Puget Sound, whether it’s a new station for a military family, corporate job bringing someone to the area, or any reason in between. As the partner of a local Police executive, and the mother of a Navy son, she also has unique insight into the sacrifices families make to support loved ones, whether it’s in law enforcement or service to our country.