In a seller’s market, home buyers need to be willing and able to act fast to snag the home they want. This spring, areas across the country are facing a limited number of homes for sale. Realtor.com® offers up a cheat sheet for surviving a seller’s market. Be on call. “If you’re only looking now and […]Read More...
Realty One Group
"Organized, efficient and hardworking." "Proactive and knowledgeable." "Caring, considerate and passionate about what she does."
Sound like someone you'd like to meet? This is Realtor® Teresa Karam at Realty ONE Group in Mission Viejo. She loves working in her home community of Orange County, and she is excited about helping her clients find the perfect home while building wealth through real estate.
This self-motivated young professional entered the work world at only 15 years old. Just a few years later, she was introduced to real estate, and she moved to Las Vegas, where she was mentored by a top broker who specialized in assisting investors. Teresa took her mentor's advice to heart and began investing in real estate herself. In a short time, she had built her own investment portfolio and was looking forward to a rewarding future.
Then, the market tumbled, and Teresa took a step back to reexamine her career path and approach to real estate investment. She returned to the industry in 2015 and joined forces with veteran OC Realtor® Michael Cambra, who reignited her passion for real estate and gave her the guidance to succeed in a fresh market. Michael's mentorship combined with Teresa's irrepressible energy and determination helped earn her the number five spot in her office last year. And she shows no signs of slowing. This year, she was recognized as a Five Star Agent by Orange Coast Magazine.
Teresa continues to work with Michael Cambra and Ivan Miletich as part of the NVision team, a company that has a long track record, expertise and an awesome reputation for adding value to real estate in need of upgrading/repairs; while also branding herself and building her own thriving book of business. She's been able to learn that aspect of the business from them. As well as being able to add value for my clients and to pass that knowledge to them to maximize their investment.
Teresa's direct and diligent approach to real estate results in transparency with her clients. "I go through the process with my clients before we ever get to the process, so they know what to expect one step at a time. I want to keep the stress for them as low as possible by taking charge. I tell them ahead of time what they will need to do, and what I am going to do for them. Just having a roadmap for the transaction reduces stress and gives them confidence that they are in good hands."
Persistence is another of Teresa's key attributes. She adopts her clients' goals and works tirelessly until they are achieved. She is available and responsive at all times, ensuring that she never misses an opportunity to follow through, and clients can always reach her with questions.
As a lifetime resident of Orange County, Teresa's knowledge of the area is unparalleled. She's familiar with all the housing tracts in Orange County, and without going to the MLS, she can tell you the average sales price and where there is inventory. Not to mention she has local knowledge of schools, tax rates and HOAs which is critical to giving good service . "I take pride in being a professional. If there is something I don't know, I'll do the research and find the answer, I learn something new with every transaction, and it's one of the things I love about real estate."
Teresa maintains a personal touch in her business, whether she is writing handwritten notes to prospects and clients, sending them referrals for their businesses, or staying in touch on Facebook. "I go see my clients after the sale, I love to see what they've done with their home since they bought it."
Real estate is the perfect career for this upbeat, outgoing young lady with a passion for creating millionaires. "I own property, so I practice what I preach. It's so exciting to help someone become a homeowner and build financial wealth through real estate. When I say I want to be you "Realtor® for Life", I mean it.
I'm doing what I love, and I'm here for the long run."
Latest Real Estate
- $6,395,000 - 1423 DEVLIN Drive
- $2,350 - 1244 Olympic Street
- $559,999 - 1218 W Orangethorpe Avenue
- $1,500 - 734 Linden Avenue , Unit 3
- $998,888 - 2794 Glen Firth Drive
- $399,900 - 24461 Juniper Flats Road
- $977,000 - 1489 Hauck Drive
- $417,500 - 3518 Doe Spring Road
- $249,000 - 10550 Lakeside Drive N , Unit L
- $1,800 - 37185 WAKEFIELD Drive
- $499,000 - 5376 FAIRVIEW Boulevard , Unit 209
- $388,000 - 1671 Avenida De Las Flores
- $675,000 - 1726 Fairlead Avenue
- $1,055,000 - 12188 Ragweed Street
- $499,000 - 17111 La Salle Avenue
- $439,000 - 22540 Jeffrey Mark Court , Unit 5
- $249,000 - 8601 International Avenue , Unit 121
- $7,995 - 6111 RODGERTON Drive
- $589,000 - 3654 Zenith Avenue
- $221,500 - 68735 Calle Denia
Teresa is very thorough from start to finish. From the comps of local homes sold to every little detail, she went above any beyond what other agents have done for me in the past. We not only used her services for buying our residence but she simultaneously... (more)
She is an amazing realtor from the beginning to the end. I highly recommend her to all in the market. You will get all that you need and more. She is genuine and a hard worker. Really takes your needs and delivers. She drove us around tobevwry property that... (more)
From the very first moments of meeting Theresa we knew she was the realtor for us. She was. Very open communicator and listend to what we were looking for and found us the perfect townhouse within just days of working with us. She is positive modivated and... (more)
Review Teresa Karam on Zillow.com
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