Kara Kaswell

Portrait photo of Kara Kaswell

Town and Country

1000 Schnucks Woodsmilll Plz
Town and Country, MO 63017


Office: 636-394-2424
Direct: 314-960-4829

Biography

Kara Kaswell loves to tell a good story, thrives on competition,and lives for the adrenaline of a good ‘win.’  An award-winning TV journalist with more than 15 years experience, she’s reported from the thick of the Los Angeles riots, the great flood of 1993, and the much awaited verdict in the Michael Brown shooting case in 2014.   She’s won awards for consumer reporting and has always had her eye trained on real estate.   In 2015 she changed careers and has never looked back.   Kara is a great ‘reader of people’, communicator and high energy achiever who loves to negotiate.  In her first 3 months in real estate she celebrated with more than 1.5 million dollars in sales.   Kara’s approach is far different than any other agent,  she utilizes an ‘all-inclusive’ approach that includes professional photos, drone photos and expertly crafted descriptions that set her listings apart from all others in the marketplace.  The drone photography is key to showing your yard and attributes of your community.  Think about it, every home has a story, and as a journalist Kara will tell and sell the story of your home to a new buyer.  Her journalist’s tenacity and accountability achieve results.   A mother of three energetic daughters,  Kara can often be found watching girl’s lacrosse, or lending her expertise to volunteer at school.  In her spare time, she enjoys tennis and is the captain of a competitive team where she consistently pushes for the very best from her players.   Kara says she’s excited about the St. Louis real estate market for 2020 - Realtor.com’s chief economist just named this market #2 in the nation....let’s do this!   

 

 

Service Areas

63005, 63105, 63107, 63011, 63141, 63040, 63131, 63108

Licensed In

MO

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Testimonials

Kara was great! See my Zillow review for further comments. Home was as 17511 Country Lake Estates Ct.

- Beth Weller

Kara was fantastic to work with on the sale of our home. She came to our initial meeting very prepared with a well done market analysis that ultimately was the sale price of the house. She gave helpful suggestions on staging the house to appeal to the most buyers and loaned us a few items to enhance the staging. The list of contractors she provided for work/cleaning that needed to be done prior to listing was great, and she always kept in touch through the process of listing, contract negotiations, inspections, repairs, and closing. We would highly recommend using Kara to sell a house and would definitely use her again!!!

- Weller family

Kara is a knowledgable agent who works to satisfy her clients need. Kara made the home selling process seem effortless for me!

- Rebecca Prevost

She went above and beyond in every aspect with my home buying process. I would 100% recommend her to anyone looking to buy/sell.

- Josh Zimmerman, St Louis

She went above and beyond in every aspect with my home buying process. I would 100% recommend her to anyone looking to buy/sell.

- Josh Zimmerman, St Louis

Kara Kaswell was exemplary in all facets of my Home sale . I would clearly recommend Kara because she went above & beyond! Special standouts are Kara’s marketing of your home, recommendations /working with contractors , & most importantly working with the buyers agent.

- Amy Horner , Wildwood Missouri

Kara Kaswell was exemplary in all facets of my Home sale . I would clearly recommend Kara because she went above & beyond! Special standouts are Kara’s marketing of your home, recommendations /working with contractors , & most importantly working with the buyers agent.

- Amy Horner , Wildwood Missouri

we were out of State for most of the transactions and Kara took care of soooooo much for us, we are so grateful for all her help and advise. Way above and beyond any expectations. we have moved a bunch as we are on house 12 and by far Kara is one of the best we have ever worked with Went above and beyond to prepare and sell our property, followed through past closing. Cannot thank her enough

- The Fischers

we were out of State for most of the transactions and Kara took care of soooooo much for us, we are so grateful for all her help and advise. Way above and beyond any expectations. we have moved a bunch as we are on house 12 and by far Kara is one of the best we have ever worked with

Went above and beyond to prepare and sell our property, followed through past closing. Cannot thank her enough

- The Fischers

My realtor, Kara Kaswell, is the best realtor I have ever worked with. Besides knowing her job in all phases, she is delightful to work with. I am elderly and she carried me through the presses with advice, expectations and support. I would give her name to anyone wishing to sell a property.

- Joan Katz formerly of St Louis

My realtor, Kara Kaswell, is the best realtor I have ever worked with. Besides knowing her job in all phases, she is delightful to work with. I am elderly and she carried me through the presses with advice, expectations and support. I would give her name to anyone wishing to sell a property.

- Joan Katz formerly of St Louis

Kara was such a professional and so easy to work with. She understood my needs and worked around my schedule. Always happy to lend a hand and looked out for my best interest! Thanks Kara!

- Julie Upbin Wildwood

Kara was such a professional and so easy to work with. She understood my needs and worked around my schedule. Always happy to lend a hand and looked out for my best interest! Thanks Kara!

- Julie Upbin Wildwood

Kara guided us through the final stages of preparing our home for the market and provided us with sound, valuable advice for considering and negotiating offers on our home. Kara's knowledge and experience in real estate are extensive and I would recommend her to anyone buying or selling a home!

- John and Janet Smith, Chesterfield

Kara guided us through the final stages of preparing our home for the market and provided us with sound, valuable advice for considering and negotiating offers on our home.

Kara's knowledge and experience in real estate are extensive and I would recommend her to anyone buying or selling a home!

- John and Janet Smith, Chesterfield

We had a selection of agents to chose from & we felt that Kara Kaswell was the best fit for us, this turned out to be true. I would give Kara 5/5 stars for all of these attributes, she was fantastic to work with, she was a true professional. Mostly our contact was with Kara but when we did have to communicate with her colleague Kathy she was great as well. Kara worked so well with us, we always felt that she had our best interests in mind & looked after us at all stages, we highly recommend Kara.

- Denise, St Louis

We had a selection of agents to chose from & we felt that Kara Kaswell was the best fit for us, this turned out to be true.

I would give Kara 5/5 stars for all of these attributes, she was fantastic to work with, she was a true professional.

Mostly our contact was with Kara but when we did have to communicate with her colleague Kathy she was great as well.

Kara worked so well with us, we always felt that she had our best interests in mind & looked after us at all stages, we highly recommend Kara.

- Denise, St Louis

We have several friends that are agents but initially interviewed Kara because of the way she marketed her listings through social media. She has a strong knowledge of the local market and gave us great feedback on what to do to get our house ready to list. We were under contract in 3 days! She was always available and responded quickly to any question or concern we had. Juggling 2 homes was stressful but Kara made it as pain free as possible. She set up our inspections, provided contacts for repairs and constantly sent reminders of upcoming deadlines. She was awesome to work with! Top notch! Very professional! We had such a great experience that we are recommending Kara to all of our family and friends.

- Christa O'Hearne Chesterfield, MO

We have several friends that are agents but initially interviewed Kara because of the way she marketed her listings through social media. She has a strong knowledge of the local market and gave us great feedback on what to do to get our house ready to list. We were under contract in 3 days!

She was always available and responded quickly to any question or concern we had.

Juggling 2 homes was stressful but Kara made it as pain free as possible. She set up our inspections, provided contacts for repairs and constantly sent reminders of upcoming deadlines. She was awesome to work with!

Top notch! Very professional! We had such a great experience that we are recommending Kara to all of our family and friends.

- Christa O'Hearne Chesterfield, MO

Kara is an amazing agent. She kept everything organized and managed the timeline to make sure all deadlines were met. She was always polite and courteous. She responded to us quickly and we were never left wondering. We felt very well represented throughout both transactions. Kara was so knowledgeable of the local market. She also has excellent negotiation skills and was excellent at communicating with the other agent and keeping us up to date with any developments. She also kept us all on track to meet all of our deadlines. She was always there when we needed her. Kara made - what should be a stressful and nerve wracking process - a pleasant and positive experience for our family. She is the best agent that I know.

- Jennifer Lauter

Kara did an excellent job at helping us get our home ready to be listed. She also did a great job marketing our home. The photos that she had done at our home really looked great. She was able to capture the essence of our home. The lot that our home was on limited our buyer pool, but I believe her marketing and pricing effectively reached our target buyers. Kara went above and beyond. She was always there for us throughout the entire process and beyond. The entire experience was smooth and positive because of Kara. Selling a home can be a scary and stressful ordeal, but with her as our agent we sold our home quickly. Kara is the best agent that I know.

- Jennifer Lauter

Kara did an excellent job at helping us get our home ready to be listed. She also did a great job marketing our home. The photos that she had done at our home really looked great. She was able to capture the essence of our home. The lot that our home was on limited our buyer pool, but I believe her marketing and pricing effectively reached our target buyers.

Kara went above and beyond. She was always there for us throughout the entire process and beyond.

The entire experience was smooth and positive because of Kara. Selling a home can be a scary and stressful ordeal, but with her as our agent we sold our home quickly. Kara is the best agent that I know.

- Jennifer Lauter

Kara is an amazing agent. She kept everything organized and managed the timeline to make sure all deadlines were met. She was always polite and courteous. She responded to us quickly and we were never left wondering. We felt very well represented throughout both transactions.

Kara was so knowledgeable of the local market. She also has excellent negotiation skills and was excellent at communicating with the other agent and keeping us up to date with any developments. She also kept us all on track to meet all of our deadlines. She was always there when we needed her.

Kara made - what should be a stressful and nerve wracking process - a pleasant and positive experience for our family. She is the best agent that I know.

- Jennifer Lauter

Kara is excellent and very knowledgable in the local area. She understands yours needs and requirements. Super responsive and professional. Kara helped us along the way fully and guided us through the journey. I would 100% recommend Kara to anyone. Thank you Kara for your hardwork and support.

- Hemanth Muthyala, Greater St Louis

Kara is excellent and very knowledgable in the local area. She understands yours needs and requirements. Super responsive and professional. Kara helped us along the way fully and guided us through the journey. I would 100% recommend Kara to anyone. Thank you Kara for your hardwork and support.

- Hemanth Muthyala, Greater St Louis

After 5 months of showings with a prior agent, we had no offers and multiple price reductions. We interviewed 3 agents and Kara had the best plan and energy to sell our home. Her knowledge, experience and confidence level gave us the assurance that she would be working hard for us. The overall sales experience with Kara was exceptional. She has been the best agent I have ever dealt with in the 3 home sales and 5 selling agents that I have worked with in my life. If we ever sell again, she will be our agent.

- Aaron S. -St. Louis, MO

After 5 months of showings with a prior agent, we had no offers and multiple price reductions. We interviewed 3 agents and Kara had the best plan and energy to sell our home. Her knowledge, experience and confidence level gave us the assurance that she would be working hard for us.

The overall sales experience with Kara was exceptional. She has been the best agent I have ever dealt with in the 3 home sales and 5 selling agents that I have worked with in my life. If we ever sell again, she will be our agent.

- Aaron S. -St. Louis, MO

Kara Kaswell was great to work with on my house sale. She totally understood my wants and needs. Very laid back in her approach with no pressures.

- Mark Felten. Wildwood

Kara Kaswell was great to work with on my house sale. She totally understood my wants and needs. Very laid back in her approach with no pressures.

- Mark Felten. Wildwood

Kara is great to work with. Always positive and easy going. Never any pressure to accept or decline an offer. Understanding of my needs. I give her an A++ on service.

- Mark Felten chesterfield

Kara is great to work with. Always positive and easy going. Never any pressure to accept or decline an offer. Understanding of my needs. I give her an A++ on service.

- Mark Felten chesterfield

Kara was professional and patient throughout the sale of our home and purchase of our new home. She did well at diffusing the controversies of the sale and inspections. I would highly recommend her.

- Rick Heitmann, St. Louis

Kara was professional and patient throughout the sale of our home and purchase of our new home. She did well at diffusing the controversies of the sale and inspections. I would highly recommend her.

- Rick Heitmann, St. Louis

Without a doubt Kara is a real estate agent who will go an extra mile in order to meet all her client's expectations and make things happen. We met Kara accidentally after being completely disappointed with one of the highly advertised real estate agents in the St Louis area, and what an example of professionalism Kara Kaswell turned out to be! She worked tirelessly every single lead that was out there, she would call and update us with any news, and even though it took us a few months before we found the right house, she never lost her energy and determination to find exactly what we were looking for. Not only did she listen, but she took her time to hear us and learn the specifics of our dream house. And she acted accordingly and immediately, not only providing us with the most up-to-date listings but also, for instance, distributing letters in one of our desired neighborhoods with the purpose of finding the owners who were considering selling their house(s). Always available, ALWAYS, -including being able to reach her directly on her cell phone. Kara is a great negotiator, very knowledgeable and prompt, genuinely caring and radiating tons of positive energy. We have worked with several real estate agents before -for buying and selling purposes- and we can easily say that Kara has exceeded all our expectations. We will definitely recommend her to anybody interested in having the best experience while buying a house.

- Stefan & Alena

Kara did an outstanding job listing my house and did proper marketing advertisement, such as video and high quality photographs, and we all know that visual presentation makes the first impression, and its usually the best if it’s done right. Well, this is only beginning, in order to fully understand and complete real estate transaction, the agent needs to go above and beyond to combine their skills for successful sale and this is what Kara did. We will recommend her to any of our friends and relatives (which we did already) plus our local real estate agents community needs more people like Kara to make it very exciting and rewarding for all-seller and buyer!

- Eugene

Kara was very high energy and that played well with our needs to sell our home quickly. Also, we knew her accessibility based on the timely communication she provided on the home we purchased which she already represented. These were two factors that were critically important to us and qualities that Kara possessed. The staff we dealt with was also outstanding. Clear communication as to what needed to be done. Very organized at closing.

- Bill, Town and Country

Kara was very high energy and that played well with our needs to sell our home quickly. Also, we knew her accessibility based on the timely communication she provided on the home we purchased which she already represented. These were two factors that were critically important to us and qualities that Kara possessed.

The staff we dealt with was also outstanding. Clear communication as to what needed to be done. Very organized at closing.

- Bill, Town and Country

When we first met Kara we were impressed with her enthusiasm, and energy. She was always available to answer any questions regarding the various issues that were part of the selling process. She definitely addressed all of our issues promptly, and efficiently. We felt that Kara was more than our real estate agent. Her caring attitude helped to relieve the stress that is part of the selling, and moving process. I would highly recommend Kara to anyone who is anticipating the sale of their home.

- Joseph K

Kara Kaswell is an amazing realtor, extremely knowledgeable, supportive and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done quickly and efficiently. She is an excellent communicator and has a great personality which made the entire experience not only pleasant but a lot of fun, we highly recommend Kara Kaswell!

- Cayce S, Chesterfield

Kara Kaswell is an amazing realtor, extremely knowledgeable, supportive and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done quickly and efficiently. She is an excellent communicator and has a great personality which made the entire experience not only pleasant but a lot of fun, we highly recommend Kara Kaswell!

- Cayce S, Chesterfield

Kara did a great job in selling my home! It was not an easy sale, some complications arose not anybodies fault, however it still got good results and house was sold. Kara did multiple open houses as well as asked her co-workers to open house for her when she couldn't. I personally will recommend Kara to any of my friends because she has a good feel for property sale and knows how to advertise it in full with different approaches and tactics! Thanks Eugene Popov

- Eugene Popov, St.Louis MO

Kara did a great job in selling my home! It was not an easy sale, some complications arose not anybodies fault, however it still got good results and house was sold. Kara did multiple open houses as well as asked her co-workers to open house for her when she couldn't. I personally will recommend Kara to any of my friends because she has a good feel for property sale and knows how to advertise it in full with different approaches and tactics!

Thanks

Eugene Popov

- Eugene Popov, St.Louis MO

We so appreciated all of Kara’s time and effort. The experience was excellent, we are very happy in our new home.

- Richard

Kara’s background coupled with her professionalism made working with her a very easy choice. We were very pleased, we know we received a good price for our home and the video element created extra interest.

- Michael

We had a great experience buying and selling a home with Kara Kaswell and highly recommend her. She's attentive and responsive, has excellent communication skills, is detail oriented and extremely honest. She went above and beyond our expectations from the beautiful pictures and videos of our listing to making sure we knew what to expect throughout the entire process, such a pleasure to work with!

- Kurt & Cayce

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