Broker Associate, Realtor®
Karen’s breadth of real estate expertise is an accumulation of experience representing sellers and buyers in the Denver area for over twenty-five years. Born and raised in Denver, Karen has an intimate knowledge of Denver proper as well as the multitude of outlying communities, as she has been a part of Denver’s evolution from a small and quaint city to the growing metropolis that it has become today. Karen has represented sellers and buyers in all market conditions from booms to busts and Karen’s ongoing success is a direct result of her knowledge of and passion for real estate in the greater Denver area, her complete dedication to her clients, and her pursuit of cultivating authentic relationships with her clients, her peers, and her community.
Karen, along with her Broker Associates Bridget Marx and Keri DiGrappa, are backed by the elite team at Kentwood Real Estate, a solidly established company that has been providing top-level real estate services to their brokers and their brokers’ clients for over forty years and is widely regarded as one of the premier real estate firms in the Denver area.
Karen has a great talent in turning her client’s “wish list” into a focused home search by actively listening to their wants and needs and helping them to prioritize the logistical, social, and emotional criteria that are most important to their lifestyle and home search goals. No matter the price point, Karen works tirelessly to find her clients the home of their dreams while making sure that they are well-informed, well-represented, and well-positioned during every step of the journey from showings to the closing and beyond. Throughout her career Karen has established a vast network of professionals on which she can readily call for client services and specialty advice such as inspectors, surveyors, designers, contractors, builders, mortgage brokers, title companies and attorneys- this is an invaluable resource for Karen’s buyers. Additionally, Karen’s long-time relationships with her broker peers is also a tremendous value to her buyer clients as Karen will often seek out pre-market properties in the desired communities. Rest assured in knowing that the names Karen Brinckerhoff and Kentwood Real Estate as broker on a purchase offer reflect a high level of validity and professionalism which is incredibly beneficial to buyers especially during this competitive season in Denver real estate.
From cottages to grand estates, Karen represents sellers at every price level. She parlays her extensive community knowledge and years of listing experience into creating and executing a unique and comprehensive marketing strategy for each property. Karen’s discerning eye for interior design is invaluable as she works with her sellers alongside a network of designers, contractors, and staging companies to ensure the home is presented to maximize and display its highest potential. Utilizing a combination of print, digital, and social media coupled with personal word-of-mouth advertising Karen’s properties are well-exposed and beautifully showcased to the target buyer. Karen also has a refined ability to evaluate current competitive market pricing against her listings to ensure that her clients’ properties are priced effectively to capture every dollar of value. From pre-marketing efforts to post-sale support, Karen and her team provide an exceptional level of communication to the client. Additionally, should the property be vacant or the seller out of town, Karen will oversee any listing/transaction activity at the property in the seller’s absence bringing great peace of mind to Karen’s clients. Karen, her team, and Kentwood Real Estate pride themselves on providing a five-star comprehensive listing experience to their sellers.
As a Certified Relocation Specialist and a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Karen is a wonderful resource whether you are relocating to the Denver area or moving to another city or state. Her deep knowledge of Denver and the surrounding communities enables Karen to educate incoming buyers as to the multitude of different neighborhoods, schools, social attractions, and other activities that the area has to offer before defining the areas in which to search. After representing her relocation buyers in their home purchase, Karen’s large sphere of local vendors, contractors, and professional services allows Karen to help her clients get established quickly and confidently into their new home as well as into the Denver area lifestyle. For clients who are relocating away from the Denver area, Karen has a broad network of global real estate advisors on which she can rely to efficiently assist her clients as they move to their new city or state.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
2022 - 5280 Magazine Five Star Real Estate Professional – Double Black Diamond Broker Designation
2021 - Denver Metro Association of Realtors – Black Diamond Award - $40+ million in sales volume
2012 – 2021 – 5280 Magazine Five Star Real Estate Professional Designation
2021- Kentwood Real Estate – Top Five Broker
2020 – Denver Metro Association of Realtors – Titanium Award $30-$39 million sales volume
2019, 2020 - Kentwood Real Estate – Top Ten Broker
Kentwood Real Estate – Ongoing Annual Member of the Top Producers Club $10+ million sales volume
Denver Board of Realtors Roundtable – Recognized annually as a top volume producing Broker
Coldwell Banker (previous firm) – President’s Circle and President’s Elite Designations
Certified Relocation Specialist
Certified Denver Landmark Real Estate Professional
Member - The Denver Board of Realtors and The National Association of Realtors
Member – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Bachelor of Science Degree – CSU Fort Collins
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