Karen Breen Elia

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Karen Breen Elia

Broker Associate

CRS since:  1995

RE/MAX Exclusive Properties
2951 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 - US

Office:  (773) 230 4294
Office Phone Toll Free:  (866) 404 3585
Mobile:  (773) 230 4294

Karen 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 in 1994, and has received multiple designations and awards including Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI), Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), and Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), Chicago Association of Realtors Gold, Silver and Bronze Eagle awards, and HomeGain Midwest Region Top Producing Agent. Karen is consistently ranked in the top one percent of the 13,,000 members of the Chicago Association of Realtors. Only 2% of the over one million Realtors have the designations that Karen holds. She specializes in residential real estate, especially downtown condominiums, single family homes, and multi-family housing. Her niche market is working with families looking for student housing alternatives and second homes. She is a Lakeview expert, with in depth sales experience in Lincoln Park, River North, West Loop, Bucktown, Logan Square, Wicker Park, Streeterville, Gold Coast, Old Town, East Village, Ukrainian Village, North Center, Lakeshore East, South Loop, Lincoln Square, West Town, Buena Park, Sheridan Park, Galewood and Ravenswood area neighborhoods. Karen has extensive experience in Edgewater, Rogers Park, Old Irving, Albany Park, Andersonville, Irving Park, Independence Park, Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Montclare, Cragin, Humboldt Park, Avondale and other Chicago north side areas as well as the collar suburbs of Oak Park, Elmwood Park, Park Ridge, Lincolnwood, River Forest and Norridge. Let her share her professional knowledge, twenty-five years of experience, and insight into Chicago’s diverse housing market.

Geographical Area Served:  Bucktown, Gold Coast, Lakeview, Lincoln Park

Counties Served: Cook

Areas of Specialization:  Buyer Brokerage, Condominiums, Luxury Home Sales, Multi-family Sales/Brokerage

REALTOR Designations: ABR, GRI, SRES

NAR Certifications: At Home With Diversity

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