Karen Breen Elia - Broker Associate
Originally from the east coast, Karen has lived in Chicago since 1977, and now considers herself to be a native. She entered the real estate business in 1988 when she became licensed as an Illinois Realtor. Since then, she has expanded her title from agent to broker, and has received multiple designations including Certified Residential Specialist, Accredited Buyer Representative, Graduate of the Realtor Institute, Senior Real Estate Specialist, Certified Distressed Property Expert, At Home with Diversity and Certified Negotiation Expert.
Her awards include Chicago Association of Realtors Golden Eagle, Silver Eagle and Bronze Eagle awards, RE/MAX Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Awards, RE/MAX Platinum Club Awards, HomeGain Midwest Region Top Producing Agent, Five Star Real Estate Agent awards and Seven Star Certificate of Excellence in Real Estate.
She currently chairs Chicago Association of Realtors Professional Standards Ethics hearings.
At ChicagoCityHomes, we translate our love and knowledge of the city and our profession into the type of customer service that earns us clients for life. Our policy is to counsel our clients so they can attain their personal goals regardless of our personal gain. We will take them through the step-by-step process of selling their property to get them the most money possible or buying the home they want; at a price they afford. We use our extensive experience and training in finance, contracts, negotiating, and marketing to their best advantage. Our mission statement is “MAKING A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN PEOPLE’S LIVES.” We hope that every client will profit personally and financially from our representation. Our commitment to our clients is enduring.