Experience

Specialties

Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Short-Sale, Vacation / Short-term Rental
BCCAR/Nexar
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Various Nonprofit Organizations throughout NJ and Philadelphia

Education

Fox School of Business at Temple University
Business Management

Charity

Rett Syndrome Research Trust/Facebook Believe in Brynn
American Cancer Society Relay for Life
Walk for Hearing/Facebook Nadia’s Cruzer’s
ALS – Facebook Team Charles Schretzman
Love Orphanage “We the Village”
March of Dimes

Client Testimonials

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★★★★★
"Excellent and professional customer service. Works very hard for her clients!"

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"I loved working with Karen. She is great, very professional, personable and knowledgeable." -Tina Louise Sammartino"

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"Working with Karen was pure delight! She's thorough, consistent, supportive, comforting. Buying a house or even considering it can be stressful. Karen made me feel at ease. She is knowledgeable and she genuinely cares. I was considering looking at a place that I THOUGHT I loved. She literally talked me out of it because she knew the area and how hard it would be to resell when the time came. She is honest and I really appreciated that."

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"Karen was wonderful to work with. She was very attentive to my needs, professional and kind. She would always stay in contact with me when she found a property. I would definitely recommend Karen to others." - Dana

★★★★★
"My family and I would like to express our deepest thanks for the truly outstanding service that we received from Karen. Karen followed through on all promises to deliver outstanding customer service and never left our side. Morning, noon, or night, she was there for us and made our real estate transaction truly enjoyable. She's very very friendly at all times." - Helen and Carl Whitby

★★★★★
"Working with Karen was a very pleasant experience. She was always professional, caring and helpful with great communication throughout the sale process. We could always count on her to follow through."

★★★★★
"Karen is simply amazing. She is warmly professional, knowledgeable, open and honest and truly wants the best for her clients. She made a very overwhelming process practically worry free and for that I am forever grateful."

★★★★★
"Karen Cruz is and will always be the most interested and concerned agent possible. She has a true desire to fill all her buyers’ needs and will never appear anything but positive if the process of finding the perfect home seems slow and impossible. She is a cheerleader from start to finish and will always be considered a special friend to our family."

★★★★★
"She was fantastic! She bent over backwards to get this house for us and we are very appreciative. We will definitely recommend her to family and friends." - Ruth

About Karen
Karen is frequently asked why she got into real estate as a career. Her answer is simple. At the age of 25, she purchased her first home and was frustrated with the service she received. Her agent didn’t offer enough information nor provide the commitment she needed. Inspired by the potential of home ownership and real estate investing, Karen spent the last 20 years building her expertise as an investor and realtor. She believes the buying and selling process should be fun, positive, and exciting. Karen brings her enthusiasm and full commitment to provide a positive experience for your family. She is truly passionate about assisting buyers, sellers, and investors enhance their lives by achieving their real estate goals.

Karen’s work and family life reflects her love of home. Working alongside you, Karen becomes your trusted advisor, experienced negotiator, skilled house-hunter, and neighborhood expert. An avid home decorator, Karen is happy to share her expertise to make your home more attractive to potential buyers. Whether you’re buying, selling, renting, or just beginning your search, she’ll diligently work for you every step of the way.

Karen is married to a loving husband and has two teenage sons. Raised in Philadelphia, she has resided in South Jersey for 20 years. In addition to being a real estate agent, mother, and wife, she has plenty of business experience. For over 20 years, Karen partnered with her husband in the family business. During that time, she successfully oversaw operations and bookkeeping and expanded her knowledge of all aspects of the construction business. Currently, while enjoying work as a realtor, Karen also enjoys her established candle business which allows her to connect with people and beautify homes.

Karen treasures time spent with her family and loves cooking, yoga, pilates, traveling, long walks, and spontaneous trips to the shore. Her varied interests, volunteer work, and love of people keep her enthusiastic and connected to her community.

Karen loves assisting people with their real estate dreams. Guiding people to purchase their first homes, upgrade from their starter home, or transition to their forever home is extremely gratifying. Also thrilling is assisting someone buy or sell an investment property. Just knowing that they are creating a future for their family or business in terms of funding college, creating savings, or expanding business is rewarding.