Karen Hakola, REALTOR®, CRS - Cal DRE #00610273

(949) 283-5814

Regency Real Estate Brokers

25950 Acero Ste. 100, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Karen’s real estate career began in the mortgage banking business, and it was a perfect foundation for her real estate sales career that took off when interest rates were at 18% and creative financing skills were at a premium!

With more than 30 years of real estate experience to her credit, Karen has the skills and experience to handle any type of real estate transaction successfully for her clients - in stable or volatile markets. Exceptional finance skills and a keen sense of the market has enabled Karen to help hundreds of clients buy or sell their home or make a secure real estate investment.

Her average 22 million dollars in annual real estate sales, has been recognized with a number of nationally recognized sales awards and her exceptional customer service and knowledge has earned her high praise from her clients. Karen attributes her success to hard work, patience and dedication.

Karen’s experience, credentials, track record & awards

  • CRS - Certified Residential Specialist qualified - designation held by less than 2% of all real estate agents in the nation.
  • Active Member Orange County Association of REALTORS®
  • Active Member Southern California Regional Multiple Listing Service
  • Active Member California Association of REALTORS®
  • Active Member National Association of REALTORS®
  • RE/MAX International Chairman’s Club Award, Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Ranked in the Top 100 of RE/MAX California & Hawaii agents
  • Recognized with National Five Star Professionals Award 2010, 2011 & 2012 for customer satisfaction
  • 1972-1979 Mortgage Banking Industry – loan origination, loan processing, underwriting and closing
  • Member of Mike Ferry One-on-One Coaching since 2004
  • Default School – REO Best Real Estate Practices
  • Certified by FARVV and NVSI – Certifications for Broker Price Opinions and default sales.