Karen has been a licensed real estate broker for over three decades and while the industry and markets have changed significantly over that period of time, she has maintained her focus in helping people finding homes that are not only an investment vehicle that provides shelter and enjoyment, but "seeking sanctuaries" that will feed peoples souls. Houses have always been a vehicle for her to express her passions in art, design, dance and living healthy lifestyles. Her experience straddles many facets of the industry including owning her own home building company and interior design consulting. Her varied experience and creativity in designing new homes has been acknowledged with many real estate industry awards including the coveted people's choice award. Her company name is Black Diamond Realty.

  As a useful tool in her portfolio of real    estate skills, Karen holds a certification  from the Golden Gate School of Feng  Shui in the classical eastern philosophy of  feng shui. She has also obtained her  Green Realtor designation. These two  persuasions of philosophy work hand in  hand together, creating an abundant and  more sustainable lifestyle. Whether you are "green" conscious, subscribe to the ancient art of feng shui, or just wanting to live a healthier lifestyle, Karen can help you find a home that supports these ideals.

Her knowledge of the local market in Vail is vast as she has been a successful real estate broker and resident of this area for over 20 years. Her area of particular expertise In Vail is to focus on the mountain resort properties as this is where she has chosen her own personal sanctuary, right across from Vail ski mountain! As an informed Realtor, she also keeps her thumb on the pulse of the adjoining markets stretching from East Vail to Eagle, including the neighboring resort market of Beaver Creek.