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A Knowledgeable Humboldt County Realtor Helping Residents Transition into The Next Phase of Their Lives
Karen Orsolics is a personable realtor specializing in investments and downsizing in Eureka. With two-plus decades of experience in Humboldt County’s real estate market, Karen navigates transactions with ease.
Since she’s worked in Northern California throughout her career, Karen knows every region of Humboldt County and is seasoned in every aspect of real estate transactions. Whether she’s helping clients move closer to their families or invest in multi-family properties, Karen’s relatable personality and understanding of the buying and selling processes make her stand out.
Building a Life and a Career in Northern California
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Karen moved to the West Coast and fell in love with California’s unique landscapes. Inspired by the opportunity for new adventures, Karen settled into Humboldt County and has lived there ever since. With everything from stunning redwood trees and serene beaches to low traffic and progressive thinking communities, Northern California feels like home to her.
“I know all the towns and neighborhoods in Humboldt County—all the way out in the hills, I know them all.”
After moving to Humboldt County, Karen became interested in investing in real estate herself. Soon, she realized that she wanted to get licensed to better understand the industry and get the good deals she knew were out there. When she started working with clients, connecting with people and helping others came so naturally that she instantly knew she’d found her perfect career.
Now, Karen enjoys getting out to look at homes, helping others invest in properties, and building relationships with her clients. Specializing in downsizing and securing multi-family dwellings, Karen’s expertise spans the gamut. For those interested in investment properties, “know your income and expenses,” says Karen. “Be aware of the cost, know tenants’ rights, and do your homework.” For those looking to buy or downsize, whether they’re looking for Victorians, craftsman style homes, or midcentury moderns, Karen knows exactly where to find them and how to get there, but advises clients to be prepared and to not get discouraged by seller’s markets.
Rooted in the Community
When she’s not helping clients near Eureka, you can find her enjoying the beauty of Humboldt County; exploring Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Arcata Marsh, and Trinidad; advocating for the wellness community; enjoying organic, local foods; and giving back. Karen takes what she is passionate about and finds a way to uplift others. Whether she’s helping foster positive relationships through Big Brothers Big Sisters, showing her love for dogs—and her particular affinity for schnauzers—by donating to the Sequoia Humane Society, or allowing others to enjoy the county’s incredible regional food by supporting Food for People, Karen is always making a difference in her community.
Karen Orsolics, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Redwood Realty, DRE# 01200980