About Karen Kayser
I have been a business owner in the Cedar Valley since 1983, and became a REALTOR® in 1993. I am an experienced, more than "Full Time," Real Estate Broker and Co-Owner of RE/MAX Home Group since 1998. I maintain a keen understanding of our local Real Estate market, property values, and market trends. I possess the "Know How" to help you gain the knowledge you need to make an informed decision in your Real Estate choices, whether you are buying or selling a home.
I am committed to diligently working with you, listening to your needs, and educating you to help make the home buying/selling experience as gratifying and successful for you as possible. My team and I look forward to assisting you through this process.
- 2016 Life Time Achievement - RE/MAX International
- 2013 Good Neighbor Award - Iowa Association REALTORS®
- 2010 RE/MAX Hall of Fame - RE/MAX International
- 2004 Generosity Award - Magical Mix Kids
- 2004 Realtor of the Year - Waterloo/Cedar Falls Board of REALTORS®
- 2003 President of Board - Waterloo/Cedar Falls Board of REALTORS®
- 2001 Presidential Special Award for Outstanding Service - Board of REALTORS®
About Emily Wolford
I became a licensed Realtor in 2007. I was born and raised in Waterloo, Iowa. I graduated from West High School in 1999.
I enjoy boating, spending time with my family and friends and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes.
I love working with buyers to find their Dream Home and helping them thru the whole process.
I like working with sellers and staging their home for them to get the most amount of money for their home.
I am committed to diligently working with you, listening to your needs, and educating you to help make home buying/selling experience as gratifying and successful for you as possible. Our team looks forward to assisting you through this process.
About Jo Johnson
Fulfilling clients dreams and building long lasting relationships is her goal every day. Being a realtor with Remax Home Group in Waterloo Iowa since 2016 she brings unique qualifications to the real estate field. Prior to becoming a realtor she was the president of her family owned supply distribution business from 1997 to 2015 which was also built on long lasting relationships with customers and employees. Jo earned her reputation through hard work, knowledge of the industry, attention to detail, and her basic belief in kindness and maintaining a high set of standards. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1989 with a vision of entrepreneurship. Her education and business experience bring a unique set of qualities to the real estate industry, from first time homebuyers to commercial properties. First time homebuyers benefit greatly as Jo truly enjoys helping them through all the nuances and fine details of home ownership. Educating these clients to the process is not just a detail it is a joy for her. Being a shrewd business owner has helped greatly for her clients getting the most out their investments. In the words of a client “You cannot ask for a more ethical realtor anywhere.” Which truly is the type of realtor everyone strives to have on their team.
Jo initially was an independent realtor within Remax Home Group, with good success. Recently joining the Karen Kayser Team - Remax Home Group to enable her to divide her time and talent between the Iowa and SW Florida markets. Jo is the ultimate team player and looks forward to bringing that to Remax Realty Team.
Jo is experienced in flipping homes, with the ability to do drywall, flooring, painting and many other tasks associated with flip homes. This brings an experienced eye in assisting clients in their home search. Being able to see past a potential negative property in using her experience to create a vision of possibilities for the client.
Jo is married, with 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren. She is active in the Cedar Valley community, helping with charities and volunteer work. Each Remax transaction in Iowa she donates to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's hospital. In her leisure she enjoys boating with friends and family, playing golf, bicycling, and yard and gardening work.
Since Jo has been coming to SWF all her life and has family in the area, it hasn't taken long to dive in and get excited about the potential in the real estate market here. Jo is someone always willing to go the extra mile for her clients and team.