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Karen was born in North Carolina and moved to Atlanta with her family in 1987. During her 30+ years in Atlanta, Karen has gained an in-depth knowledge of the city and a passion for the local Real Estate Market. She is currently a member of the Atlanta Board of Realtors®, the Georgia Board of Realtors® and the National Board of Realtors®. In March 2009, after an intensive program, Karen became a Broker Associate. Additionally, Karen has earned her e-Agent certification completed the intensive Pace Setters Program and is a Certified Buyer’s Relocation Agent.
She has been a member of the Top Producers of Atlanta Board of Realtors annually and in 2017 she became a Lifetime Member after 10 consecutive years.
Prior to working in real estate, Karen spent 12 years in the corporate world focusing on accounting and finance. For five years Karen oversaw all aspects of running the CornerCap Group of Funds, an in-house group of mutual funds. She uses her knowledge of finance to assist her client’s decision-making process when it comes to the purchase or sale of their home.
Karen graduated from The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Georgia, before heading to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to complete a B.S. double majoring in business and economics at Carnegie Mellon University. In 1998 Karen completed her MBA in operations at Georgia State University, while working full-time. She received her real estate license after attending the Georgia Institute of Real Estate. In 2009 she continued her training and became a real estate Broker.
Volunteerism has always been an important aspect of Karen’s life. She volunteered extensively with the Atlanta Humane Society. Additionally, Karen captained a volunteer group with the High Museum Wine Auction for five years and volunteered as a captain for Hands on Atlanta Day. For two years she captained the host committee for the High Museum’s young professional Polo Party. In 2006 she organized the formation of a new member’s guild at The Cathedral of St. Philip for females under 45 years of age. She volunteered as Corporate Sponsor Chair at Morris Brandon Elementary. Currently she also volunteers at The Galloway School in the school store, as a new student ambassador and middle learning parent coordinator.
Karen and her husband Jason enjoy travel and entertaining. They are members of the Cathedral of St. Philip, where they were married on February 2006. In December 2007 Karen took on a new title – Mom to Mason. In 2010, her daughter, Quinn, joined the family.
She joined Dorsey Alston, Realtors®, in July 2009.
Karen is the managing broker/owner of Anderson Property Management which she opened in 2009 and runs with her husband. She is past president of the Ridgewood Heights Neighborhood Association. She is a past Corporate Sponsor at Morris Brandon Elementary and The Galloway Schools in additional to Corporate Sponsor of Galloway’s Fun Fest & School Auction.
Karen is kind, smart and intuitive. Her goal was to get me the home I wanted. She cares.
Karen did a fantastic job assisting us with not only the purchase of our new home, but selling our current place in a day! Karen was very involved in every aspect while representing us as the buyers and the sellers. Her expertise in this competitive market was right on point. Karen is very responsive and very accommodating while touring houses. If you are in the market for purchasing or selling your current place we highly recommend using Karen.
We worked with Karen to purchase our first home, and we couldn’t be happier. She was extremely knowledgeable about the area and made the whole process feel effortless. As first time buyers, she guided us through each step, making sure we understood everything and was always readily available to answer any questions we had. Thanks Karen!
Karen is kind, knowledgeable and hard working.
The best! Dedicated, patient and so smart - she knows everything from the neighborhoods & schools, warning signs to look for, easy reno ideas for fixable areas, and the financing side so you have her and her equally “the best” lender parter to help you understand those pieces.
Karen is amazing! She was able to find the perfect home for me even in today's competitive market.
Karen did a fantastic job helping us navigate the sale of our mother's home after she moved into an independent living facility. She not only maximized our value, she navigated the entire transaction with grace and understanding.
Karen communicated very well and was very easy to work with.
Karen is wonderful! She responded quickly to my texts and emails, negotiated amazingly, and secured my contract! She knew what to do to get my contract to the top of the contenders. The home I wanted to purchase had 10 offers in 24 hours and thanks to her savvy contract skills, I won the bid. I’m so grateful for her. She was attentive every step of the way and extremely knowledgeable. Highly, highly recommend.
Karen had great advice on how to ready the property for sale and was very knowledgable about market conditions. Best yet, the house sold quickly!
We have had 5 transactions of selling and buying homes with Karen Anderson. She was friendly, efficient. One time we gave an impossible deadline of selling our home in 2 weeks and she did it! I would always use this realtor.
Karen is very knowledgeable. She’s an experienced agent that will provide quality service. She has a great network and will provide you with all the information and contacts needed throughout the entire home buying and selling process. She also helped us sell our home of ten years by suggesting important updates and providing a list of contractors. She also ensured we stayed on track. We receive offers competitive offers quickly! She had to negotiate multiple times on our behalf for both sales. She’s a rock star!
Karen is an amazing agent. We used her to both sell our house and purchase our new one. She has the experience to give you excellent advice on what will give you the best price for your home and guide you through negotiations. As a buyer agent, she works extremely hard to get you the fairest price and protect your interests. Highly recommend!
Karen is an expert in her marketplace and was brought additional insight into small but important details about each neighborhood. Additionally, her communication skills were second to none as we had clear open dialog consistently until we moved in!
Excellent. Friendly, professional, helpful the while time. I would recommend her for wherever you wish to live. She had as much patients as I required to prepare my property for sale. She also helped me find new property and her expertise in both fields made the whole process calm, enjoyable and fun.
Karen Anderson is the best there is. Ask for her. Love her.