Get to know Karen Briscoe
Karen Briscoe is Principal of the Huckaby Briscoe Conroy Group (HBC) and author of Real Estate Success in 5 Minutes a Day (June 2016). The HBC Group has been named to the Wall Street Journal Top Realtor® Team List. Over the years, the group has sold over 1,000 homes valued at over $1 billion. Karen and her family are active members of Trinity United Methodist Church in McLean, Virginia - their home since 1994. It was at Trinity Church that Karen met Sue and Jerry Huckaby and joined the Sue Huckaby Team. Sue said that their "partnership was made in heaven". Karen is an Associate Broker in Virginia and a Certified Luxury Home Market Specialist with the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. She works with both Sellers and Buyers of real estate, primarily in McLean, Great Falls, Falls Church, Arlington, Vienna, Alexandria, Reston and Oakton, Virginia.
Karen began her real estate career developing residential lots with the Trammel Crow Company in Dallas, Texas. Further, she worked in commercial real estate with The Staubach Company in the Washington, DC Metro area. Before moving to northern Virginia, Karen completed a Masters Degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Her BA is from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri - her hometown.
Through HBC Realty Group, Karen launched Community Charity Champions to raise funds for local non-profit groups and was awarded by the Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce for the Social Corporate Responsibility Award for 2012. Karen has been a Board member for Lift Me Up!, a therapeutic horseback riding program for children and adults with disabilities in Great Falls, Virginia since 2006.
Karen’s husband Andy is President/CEO of the Sugar Association, based in downtown Washington, DC. Their son Drew is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and is a Commercial Brokerage Leasing Associate with JCR Companies in Alexandria, Virginia. Their daughter Callie is a student at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and is an avid equestrian. Andy is active in Boy Scouts as Drew is an Eagle Scout.
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Karen Briscoe, principal of the Huckaby Briscoe Group has earned the prestigious Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) designation which is awarded by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. The purpose of the Institute is twofold. The Institute provides training, information and cutting edge tips for today’s market specifically geared for the upper bracket home market. Further the Institute creates connectivity amongst others in the industry across the United States and abroad, further expanding the marketing capabilities of its members. The Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) designation assures affluent buyers and sellers that the agents who have earned it have the knowledge, expertise, competence, and confidence they require. It is recognized as the mark of accomplishment in luxury markets around the world. In order to achieve the designation, agents are required to have settled on a minimum number of transactions in the upper 10% of their metro market area within the past 12 months. This assures that members are currently active in the luxury home marketplace. Karen Briscoe has further earned the Million Dollar Guild recognition, awarded to those agents that have settled on a certain number of transactions in the $1 million plus market. This is just one other way that the Huckaby Briscoe Group is serving their clients in the Northern Virginia marketplace.