Karen Thompson is a Maine native who knows the local neighborhoods, homes, and people. Having grown up and owned a business in the Lewiston/Auburn area and lived in Falmouth, Freeport, Cumberland Foreside, and Poland, she specializes in the greater Portland and Androscoggin communities. Karen has been involved in real estate and development for the majority of her life through investments and personal residences.
Karen joined The Flaherty Group in 2015, not only bringing her experience with real estate, but also a strong background in education and communications — two of the foundational characteristics of an ideal real estate agent. Whether Karen is listing or selling, or working with first time buyers, she is known for her quality service and true professionalism. Clients recognize her outstanding work ethic, communication skills, and market knowledge.
Karen lives in Portland with her life partner, Harry, enjoying the advantages of city living. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine, earning her B.S. in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Communications. A strong believer in continuing education, Karen continues to take classes in business and real estate to stay ahead of industry changes. She is known to be a “gym rat” keeping physically fit indoors. Outdoors she takes advantage of all of Maine’s seasons — hiking, biking, skiing, and golfing. Karen shares her high energy with her grandchildren, teaching them to golf and ski!
We can’t thank you enough
Karen, we can’t thank you enough for all of your help with the purchase of our “forever home” in Portland! You were so great to work with and we appreciate all that you did for us, including our thoughtful gifts at the closing. We look forward to having you come join us on our new… Read more “We can’t thank you enough”
Karen was tireless in her commitment to us
Home-buying was an emotional ride for which we didn’t realize we had paid fare. With each disappointment, Karen was all-wise with her knowing comments of support and confidence. At times, when we were straying from our vision of our ideal home, she reeled us in and renewed our patience with the search. Finding our new… Read more “Karen was tireless in her commitment to us”
Karen has a great eye and vast experience in real estate.
Karen’s market analysis was top notch and very detailed. She took the time to do the research to find similar comps in the area, pricing our house in the perfect range. She has a warm heart and is very passionate about everything she does, including walking us through the steps of the sales process, communicating… Read more “Karen has a great eye and vast experience in real estate.”
Selling my home was very emotional for me.
Selling my home was very emotional for me, and I had a lot of ups and downs during the process. Karen was very understanding, helped me through the transition, and always called or sent me a message to see how I was doing. She kept me posted on what was happening regarding the construction of… Read more “Selling my home was very emotional for me.”
We knew instantly that we had selected the right realtor
We knew instantly that we had selected the right realtor after speaking with Karen on day one. Our initial conversation made us realize that our needs would be her first priority and that she would be with us during each step of the journey. As first time home buyers, we felt confident in Karen’s ability… Read more “We knew instantly that we had selected the right realtor”