Richard & Karri Christensen

License #: 01522411 & 01994622 & 01333971

Real estate agent at Real Estate eBroker Inc

Mobile : 661-332-6597 Mobile : 661-333-7929 RichardandKarri.com
Meet Richard & Karri Christensen

 Karri's background in business ownership and personal experiences in real estate brings added benefit to you. She has earned the designations of CRS, GRI, E-Pro, and REO/Short Sale Certifications. Karri has gathered knowledge in the areas of contractual design, disclosures mandated by law, marketing techniques, commercial transactions, residential income property, first time home ownership' loans & more! In a changing market it is important to conform or be left behind. Technology is the newest frontier of the real estate market. The E-Pro certification along with the other training proves that Karri is a cut above the rest with only a few of all real estate agents successfully completing the courses listed above and gaining the prestigious status of those designations.

 

Opening Words: My background in business ownership and personal experience in real estate brings added benefit to you. I have earned the designations of CRS, GRI, E-Pro, and REO/Short Sale Certifications to name a few. I have gathered knowledge in the areas of contractual design, disclosures mandated by law, marketing techniques, commercial transactions, residential income property, first time home ownership' loans & more! In a changing market it is important to conform or be left behind. Technology is the newest frontier of the real estate market. The E-Pro certification along with the other training proves that I am a cut above the rest with only a few of all real estate agents successfully completing the courses listed above and gaining the prestigious status of those designations 

Career Objective:

I am a highly motivated self-starter with a strong track record in real estate sales and service.  I provide support to my clients through hard work, education, honesty, and a little humor along the way. I am focused but not afraid to change my path to reach a goal.  I advocate for my clients’ greater good and success.  I enjoy my accomplishments and learn from my failures.  I work for satisfaction of a job well done (and money).

 

License:

     May  15 2002 – present:  Real Estate Salesperson, California USA  CalBRE#01333971                                 

                

Designations:

CRS- Certified Residential Specialist

SFR- Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource Certification e-Pro Technology Certification

GRI- Graduate Realtor Institute

Residential Construction Certified

Certified New Home Specialist

Realtor

 

 Awards:

2014 Top Producing Agent Real Estate eBroker Inc.

2013 Real Estate Champion (top 20 agent) Real Estate eBroker Inc.

2012 Top Producing Agent Real Estate eBroker Inc.

2011 Agent of the Year Real Estate eBroker Inc.

 

 

Nomination: 

2013 ‘Champion of Homes’ Award California (CAR)



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Be Safe: Part 10

And finally, mark your valuables and record details. Use invisible-ink pens or engravers to mark identifying information on items. Maintain a log of serial numbers and take photos of your belongings.
By Richard & Karri Christensen with Real Estate eBroker Inc

Be Safe: Part 9

Surveillance cameras. The Los Angeles Police Department started a program encouraging homeowners to install a device called Ring, a doorbell with video surveillance capability that allows homeow
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Be Safe: Part 8

It has to be said – Lock your doors and reinforce your locks. When we first moved to our current home we often left our doors unlocked, even when away for days at a time.  One spr
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Be Safe: Part 7

Blare the sirens. Burglars are usually in and out in less than five minutes, and they know police generally cannot respond to an alarm that quickly, even if it’s monitored. For that reason
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Be Safe: Part 6

Use technology to make your home look occupied. In addition to exterior lighting, smart homes don't just allow us to avert accidental house fires from unattended ovens. These homes also allo
By Richard & Karri Christensen with Real Estate eBroker Inc

Be Safe: Part 5

Respect the power of lighting. Criminals are like bullies.  They don’t want to be seen by anyone while they take advantage of others. If your house is well-lit, there’s a higher
By Richard & Karri Christensen with Real Estate eBroker Inc

Be Safe: Part 4

Maintain your property. This has been an abnormally cold, and wet winter for us here this winter.  It can be easy to neglect our grass and to put off removing the fallen leaves.  If you home
By Richard & Karri Christensen with Real Estate eBroker Inc

Be Safe: Part 3

Know your neighbors. We all live fast-paced lives and despite having lived here for many years, perhaps our entire lives, we don’t’ always know our neighbors.  Knowing your neighbors
By Richard & Karri Christensen with Real Estate eBroker Inc

Be Safe: Part 2

Assess your home’s vulnerability. Go outside, walk around and look your house and the alley access if you have it. Ask yourself, “How would I get in if I were locked out?” The
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Be Safe: Part 1

We all know that humans in general tend to develop unwise habits.  Isn’t that the reason for the proliferation of New Year’s resolutions?  As homeowners we like to consider ourse
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See the Light!

Ways to Brighten a Dark Room Some rooms are just difficult to light, but there are techniques that can brighten a dim room and creative ways to bring more light in. 1.  Artificial light can
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Supplemental Tax Bill – What is it, and why am I getting one?

Supplemental Tax Bill – What is it, and why am I getting one? Have you changed ownership of a property, including an inter-spousal transfer?  Have you performed substantial alterations o
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Understanding the Mortgage Payment Structure

"In simplest terms, a mortgage is a long-term loan designed to help the borrower purchase a house. In addition to repaying the principal, the borrower is obligated to make interest payments to th
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Home Price vs Interest Rate

"So you've picked out some locations you're interested in and thought about the style of home that suits you best. Now it's time for some planning of the less fun variety. Before you
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Getting Pre-Approved

"You know how much you can afford, but what does the bank think? It may be willing to lend you an amount that could get you into trouble financially; on the other hand, it may not be willing to l
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Find an Agent

"If you want to buy a home, you'll need to get an agent. The most basic reason to get an agent is that you won't be able to see homes without one. Only agents have access to lock box c
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Find a Home

"Even before you have an agent, there's nothing to stop you from driving around neighborhoods you think you'd like to live in. Look for "for sale" signs and note the addresses s
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Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

"Before you snatch a great buy on a home you love, your first question should always be: "What can I afford?" No matter what you want in a home as far as age, style, location or size, y
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IRS tax tips

January is almost over...time to start thinking about taxes. Here are some tips taken directly from the IRS website "Here are a few tips to keep in mind when choosing a tax preparer:
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Brrr, it's cold.

Brrrr! It's cold out there! And your heating bill is growing. Here are some cold weather tips that will cost you nothing while putting money back in your pocket. 1. If you are not using your fire
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Get $$$ Back

Did you know that you could get up to $6500 back when you make your home energy-efficient? There are four steps to qualify for saving: 1. Find a home upgrade professional. 2. Have a gas an
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Wood Buring

It's getting chilly! A nice warm fireplace, the smell of wood buring, the sounds of cracking.. and a cup of hot chocolate or tea. Sounds so nice. BUT- if you live in Kern County, better check befo
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Turf Replacement Rebate

Hey Homeowners!!!! Turf Replacement Rebate if anyone is interested. They are on a first come, first serve basis. Visit www.SaveOurWaterRebates.com Not a homeowner yet? Give me a call or text 661-332-6
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Interview with a Lender

We interviewed Nina Hale of AmeriFirst Financial, Inc to answer some common questions. How long have you been involved in the lending part of real estate?   I became a Loan Officer in
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How Old to Buy a House?

How old do you have to be to buy a house?  Many potential first time home buyers believe they are too young… well guess again!  The minimum age to buy a home is: 18 years old!  T
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Keep Your Home California

Keep Your Home California principal reduction program can help you reduce the amount you owe resulting in a lower monthly mortgage payment. Homeowners can receive up to $100,000 in free mortgage assis
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School in Back in Session

Can you believe school has started already?  I am excited about the cooler weather coming and I bet you are too!  Here is a website that’s great to learn about educations statistics in
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Mobile Office

8/2015 What a great week!  This week we provide to our clients ANOTHER tool for their convenience and success.  A mobile office!  Time is important and precious, so why should our cl
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