Introducing Karen Johnson onthe cover of this month’s real-estate —TOP AGENT magazine for Michigan November 2025. Karen got her start in Real-estate really late then most. At 48 she began working for an agent before she branched out on her own. She started her real-estate career with REMax of Northville, Mi. She built experience as a Buyer’s agent on a team and was a key play. Karen has beat so many odd’s.. She has worked at ATT over 26 years and saw that it was time to make some serious changes in her career as working for a company there is no promise for future. She went back to school at 48 yrs. old to earn her Bachelor’s in Business Administration.
Karen has made so many changes in her life she is ready to Open a Bed Breakfast for traveling Union workers in Detroit. The breakfast served at Karen’s place breakfast is fresh and delicious. She has workers all across the country interested in her hospitality and cuisine. Karen’s place is located on Lake Michigan with beautiful views overlooking the lake. The rooms are booked 6 months in advance. Everyone wants to stay there.
She has proven her commitment to her community thru volunteerism. She severs on the board for Gleaners, YWCA of Livonia, MI and also does volunteer work for Women Build thru Habitat for humanity. Woman Build has been very happy to have her on the board, she has dedicated over 100 hours a year to organizing every year for the last 5 years. She learned how to refurbish homes and has given 2 homes away for the last 6 years. Karen also sponsor area events and local organizations she is well known and respected for the love she has for the less fortunate.
Karen also Host a giveaway for the under privilege children every Christmas. 50 lucky kids get a Bike and also 5–$500.00 scholarships to High school senior’s to further their education or take up a trade in Construction. He grandson accompanies her to assist with giving at all the giveaways. He has learned the power of giving. She is leaving her family a legacy as she gives to the less fortunate thru so many ways. He philanthropy is priceless and her family is there to support in any of her projects.
Karen most enjoys time with her family and loved ones, as well as escaping on a new travel adventure to relax and reset. Recently she has taken her whole family on a trip to the Punta Cana, Dominic Republic.
As far as her future career, Her plan is to grow and take advantage of the new opportunities that are coming her way. She said the most rewarding part of what she does is helping someone become a homeowner for the very first time. It’s a dream that everyone should experience and loves helping people thru the transition.
Karen is open an willing to help others its her call and her passion.