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Karen Gillespie is a seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in real estate. A third generation Houstonian, she graduated from St. Agnes Academy, attended Southern Methodist University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of St. Thomas. Choosing real estate as her career directly upon graduation from college, enhanced her vast knowledge of all things pertaining to the real estate industry. Her illustrious background includes working with local builders and major marketing firms that have a presence in Houston’s inner-loop, close-in and suburban neighborhoods. Immersed in continued success, Karen credits this remarkable journey to detailed follow-up, tenacity, overall market knowledge, personal service and a heartfelt commitment and dedication to those she represents.
Committed to the priorities of her clients, Karen provides sterling service to her clients interweaving her highly ethical approach, honesty, integrity and confidentiality to every deal brokered. She has a tremendous referral base thanks to her outstanding ability to match prospective buyers with a property. Impeccable service, product knowledge and trends for resale are the qualities that shine when Karen is working with sellers. She believes purchasing a home is all about planning and asked her buyers what their needs are both now and five years from now. She states, “I love real estate because every day is a new challenge. The relationships I build with buyers and sellers last for generations.”
Understanding the importance of staying current with all market trends, Karen is pleased to have The Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty brand to assist her in the latest cutting-edge approach to all facets of real estate. Known for her “never give up” attitude, she holds a broker’s license, the Accredited Luxury Home Specialist (ALHS) and Accredited Home Staging (AHS) designations.Karen’s volunteer activities include Victory, part of the Houston Chapter of the American Cancer Society, Holiday Shopping card and The Cattlebarons Ball.