Karen Schwartz is uniquely qualified to guide her clients as they undertake one of the most significant milestones of their life – buying a home. She honed this skill in a 20+ year career in fine jewelry in which she helped clients select the perfect keepsake for life’s most significant moments – an engagement, marriage, birth of a child – even a housewarming! As a REALTOR®, Karen brings this same focus on customer service to every transaction.
Karen was the founder and leader of The Karen Schwartz Team, a 5-member team of top producers and support personnel. In an exciting development for the Southeastern NC market, Karen’s team recently merged with another top producing team in the area to form Domin & Schwartz Real Estate Group, a true powerhouse of real estate professionals. Karen became a real estate agent in 2006, and rapidly became one of the leading agents in Greater Wilmington. She is widely known and well-respected for her work ethic, professionalism and dedication to her clients.
Karen specializes in family and corporate relocation, first-time home buyers and retirees throughout Southeastern North Carolina. Growing up in a military family, Karen rarely lived anywhere more than a few years and has a special affinity for clients relocating to our area. She understands what they and their family are going through and what will be important to them when they arrive.
Helping her clients achieve their real estate goals – whatever they may be – is what drives her to consistently enhance her skills. She has earned her Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Designation and Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation. To ensure she offers her clients the best service possible, Karen also works to stay on the cutting edge of technology and digital marketing.
Karen is a graduate of Michigan State University and relocated to the Wilmington area in 1990. She met her husband Tracy at the Azalea Festival in downtown Wilmington, and today, she and Tracy share their Brunswick Forest home with their two dogs Sassy and Ace. When not working, Karen enjoys her daily workout and the many amenities Brunswick Forest has to offer. She and Tracy also enjoy traveling, getting together with friends and exploring the constant flow of new restaurants in the booming Wilmington area.
Favorite Quote: "Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world." Marilyn Monroe
- "Fantastic local knowledge and great marketing strategy. Home sold in eight days when expected 90. Kept us informed at all times and offered sage advice when offer came in. Best realtor we’ve dealt with in many years."
- Scott & Aneta Large
- "We would absolutely recommend Karen and her team. She made the difficult task of selling a home a breeze. Her entire team is very professional. She walked us through pricing, recommended repairs and make sure our home was profiled. Plus my research indicated she had one of the highest closing percentages in the area. We closed just outside of a month! Thank you again!"
- Brian & Cathleen Gormley
- "Karen and her team are fantastic and supportive! Years ago, she helped me sell my house in under a week. Recently, my mom passed away and my sister and I decided to sell her house. I knew just who to call! Karen brought in a stager (who gave great ideas and made a world of difference!) and professional photographer who captured the home beautifully. The house had 8 offers within the first two days! highly recommend."
- Katie Choma