SARASOTA, Fla. – (Aug. 8, 2008) –
The real estate team of Karen Chandler and Jenna Carver has joined Michael Saunders & Company
, it was announced today from the company’s headquarters in downtown Sarasota. Previously with Sky Sotheby’s International Realty, the Chandler/Carver team will conduct business from MS&C’s Siesta Key office, an area that Chandler and Carver specialize in.
A native of Rumson, New Jersey, Karen Chandler began her career in luxury real estate
in Miami in 1994 where she specialized in Fisher Island and Gables Estates properties, two of Miami’s most sought-after luxury enclaves. She received her GRI (Graduate Realtor® Institute) two years later, a signal of her commitment to providing her clients with only the highest level of professional service. In addition, Karen was named “Top Realtor” for four consecutive years beginning in 2004, was named “Best of the Best” from 2006 to 2008 and is among the top five percent of Realtors in the Sarasota Association of Realtors. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Chandler worked in the fashion industry for 15 years before moving to Sarasota in 1990 to open her own designer boutique.A native of Baltimore, Maryland and a licensed Realtor for 11 years, Jenna Carver has made a name for herself by successfully rebranding and repositioning homes that have had difficulty attracting buyers. As such, she evaluates each client’s property and recommends the steps necessary to inject universal appeal and maximize its marketability.Before transitioning to the real estate industry, Carver worked in business development for a custom software developer in the Baltimore-Washington area. In addition, she has been personally involved in the redevelopment of an inner-city Baltimore neighborhood where she oversaw many aspects of the purchase, restoration and resale of some 30 homes. She and husband Jamie make their home on Siesta Key.The Siesta Key office, managed by Debbie Judge, is located at 5100 Ocean Boulevard in the heart of Siesta Key Village. The office can be reached at (941) 349-3444.Karen Chandler can be reached at (941) 544-4919, or by email at KarenChandler (at) michaelsaunders.com
. Jenna Carver can be reached at (941) 343-7953, or by email at JennaCarver (at) michaelsaunders.com