MEET

THE TEAM

Kara Schug

Kara Schug

Kara has been a licensed New Mexico Real Estate Broker since 2003. She holds the Certified Luxury Home Market Specialist (CLHMS) designation, iBuyer, and E-Pro certification, and is a member of the Keller Williams Realty Luxury International Division. She is also a Past Chair and current member of the Leap Committee at GAAR. Since 2012, Kara has been in the top 5% of all producing Realtors in the Southwest MLS.  Kara was also awarded the “Hall of Fame” designation for earnings in excess of $1 million.  She is also the Team Lead for Casa Dream Team.  Kara has the resources, reputation, relationships, and know-how to help her clients achieve their real estate goals and make the process as stress-free as possible.  With the Keller Williams tools and systems, it makes for a one, two knock out!

Born in Pennsylvania, Kara moved to Texas at the age of 4.  After moving nine times in six years, she moved to New Mexico in 1998, where she has been ever since.  After owning a RE/MAX brokerage for 8 years, Kara learned the art of negotiation and the value of relationships. Being a leading top producer, Kara prides herself on being able to provide her clients with the most up-to-date information on buying, selling, financing, investing, and flipping in the state of today’s market.  She loves the people she gets to meet.  Kara works almost 100% by referral.   Her success in Real Estate is arguably based on her dedication to building and maintaining relationships, as well as her ability to cater and adapt to all of her client’s Real Estate needs, by creating a personalized approach for each of her clients.

The Real Estate industry has been a blessing to Kara.  She takes great joy in helping raise the level of professionalism in her industry.She gives back by teaching required Continuing Education courses and coaching other Realtors to help them meet their goals.

Outside of Real Estate, Kara enjoys traveling with the love of her life, spending time with her five grandchildren, working out, learning, playing the drums, hiking, and cooking.

If you have any Real Estate questions, please contact Kara at kara@karaschug.com or 505-264-3005.

Kara Schug

Kara Schug

Kelly Chau

Kelly Chau was born and raised in the coastal city of Nha Trang, Vietnam and moved to Singapore for her studies. She comes from a background of 8 years in real estate development and brings business development and investment to bear when working with her real estate clients. Kelly attended TMC Academy – University of Cambridge Local Examination Syndicate in Singapore and earned an International Business Degree, and her skills in real estate give her a unique insight into how to bargain, protect clients, find the best deals, and market properties.

Kelly entered the Real Estate world in order to be her own boss, share good experiences while working with a Realtor, provide better for her family, meet new people, and help people accomplish homeownership.

Kelly is married and lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico with her husband and kid, she spends her free time cooking Asian food, gardening and hiking with families and friends.

If you have any Real Estate questions, please contact Kelly at kellychau@kw.com or 505-737-9421.

Kelly Chau

Eleanor Hutt

Loan Originator

Your East Mountain Specialist

NMLS #470211
6753 Academy Road NE Albuquerque, NM 87109
O: 505.219.3249 M: 505.463.6742
F: 505.214.5613
Email: EHutt@WaterstoneMortgage.com
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Eleanor Hutt

I know that buying your dream home or refinancing your existing mortgage loan doesn’t have to be complicated. I pride myself on making the financing of your home as easy as possible.

In 1980 I started in Real Estate in California, working in commercial real estate for about 15 years, before moving to residential lending here in New Mexico. My extensive experience as a Loan Officer and knowledge of the industry allows me to tailor each loan to meet the specific needs of my client. Everyone’s story is different, so no one loan will fit everyone’s needs.

My job is to find that perfect fit. I am dedicated to making the process a positive and rewarding experience for you. I welcome the opportunity to earn your business and your trust. I will be there to help you through the entire process – from start to finish – every step of the way.

Eleanor Hutt

Loan Originator

Your East Mountain Specialist

NMLS #470211
6753 Academy Road NE Albuquerque, NM 87109
O: 505.219.3249 M: 505.463.6742
F: 505.214.5613
Email: EHutt@WaterstoneMortgage.com
VISIT WEBSITE

Eleanor Hutt

Loan Originator

Kristen Werntz

Kristen is the Director of Operations for Casa Dream Team.  Kristen first became introduced into the real estate world after working in a law office specializing in real estate and contracts.  She has since graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor’s in Criminology and a Master’s in Business Administration with a Finance concentration.

Kristen Werntz

Director of Operations, Realtor