Karen is a licensed Associate Broker with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers working out of the Cumming, Ga. office. A real estate industry veteran for 19 years, she is well-regarded in the industry for her attention to detail, professionalism, and commitment to personal service. She has represented both buyers and sellers in all parts of North Georgia and specializes in first-time home buyers, new developments as well as Lake Lanier, properties. Karen's clients appreciate her local community knowledge and communication and seasoned negotiation skills. As one client stated, "Not only did Karen find us the home we always wanted, she kept us in the loop at all stages of the home buying process, especially during critical price negotiations." Karen agrees communication is one of the most important elements of the client-agent relationship, "Knowing the local community and market is only part of an agent's job, keeping my clients apprised of the latest developments in their home buying or selling process, especially when negotiating price, is the key to a smooth real estate transaction." A top producer for the office, Karen has lived in the Atlanta, Georgia area for the past 58 years. She lives with her husband David and cats Tom and Ms. Boo.