Karen earned her real estate sales license in 1997 and followed with a broker’s license in 2001. Proficient in loan origination and mortgage lending, she provides a “value-added” service for her clients by pre-qualifying potential buyers while helping plan for their future purchases as well.


As a dedicated real estate agent, I am qualified to guide you in buying or selling a home. I believe in using my skills in finance, contracts, negotiation and marketing to your best advantage.


Buying or selling a home is one of the most important transactions in the lives of many people. Because of that, it is important that you work with someone you trust and feel is a market expert with integrity. People trust me with their most-valuable asset. It’s a responsibility I take very seriously. I know that your success is my success.


I offer local expertise in a home market tailored to meet your needs. As a local professional, I know the neighborhoods, schools, market conditions, zoning regulations and local economy. I will do the leg work, keeping you up-to-date with new listings and conditions as they impact the market. I will make the process as pleasurable and stress-free an experience for you as I can.


I don’t measure my success through awards received or achievements, but through the satisfaction of my clients. Whether you are looking to buy or sell your home, I will provide sound and trustworthy advice to help you achieve your real estate goals.

The Prestige Team has made its presence known as an unstoppable force. We love what we do and it shows! We are known for our attention to detail, hands-on approach, ability to get the job done no matter the difficulty, and industry expertise.



Broker Associate

Karen Anderson is an expert in the Real Estate industry, regularly receiving the monthly “Top Producer” award in her Keller Williams office. She is the owner and president of Prestige Real Estate Associates, Inc, which based in Rancho Palos Verdes, California and serves the South bay and greater Los Angeles areas.

Karen started her career in real estate 18 years ago, working for an independent broker before joining Security First Financial, managing their real estate division. She and her team joined Keller Williams – L.A. Harbor in 2007.

Today her team consists of 7 licensed real estate agents, including a short sale negotiator, transaction manager, marketing specialist, executive assistant and several Buyer’s agents. She currently resides in San Pedro’s South Shores, where lives with her husband.

Karen has acquired a large following of loyal clientele with 95% of her business coming from return clients and their referrals. Attention to detail and her uncanny ability to seemingly “always” be available are some of the many positive experiences you can expect when you choose Karen as your Realtor. She’s a dedicated advocate for both her buyer and seller clients, working hard on their behalf to attain their real estate goals.

Karen can be reached at:
DRE #01224307

When you decide to pursue a real estate opportunity, it is an exciting time and we are here to provide a pleasant, smooth, reliable and fun experience. Our business depends on your authentic endorsement and we work to earn this trust and exceed your expectations.


Jonathan Ramirez’s top priority is customer satisfaction. Coming from a small business background, Jonathan goes above and beyond to keep his clients informed, comfortable and happy throughout the buying process.

Growing up in the family business, he learned the importance of customer service, communication and hard work at an early age. After nearly 10 years of working for the family business, Jonathan’s passion for customer service led him to a career in Real Estate.

Jonathan began his Real Estate career with Keller Williams in 2015. Originally from The Bay Area, Jonathan graduated from San Jose State University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing. He is fluent in both English and Spanish and can’t wait to help you find your new home!

Jonathan can be reached at:
CaBRE #01977256

When you decide to pursue a real estate opportunity, it is an exciting time and we are here to provide a pleasant, smooth, reliable and fun experience. Our business depends on your authentic endorsement and we work to earn this trust and exceed your expectations.


As a 25 year resident, Leigh Hanisee can personally tell you what an amazing community the South Bay is. As a local agent, Leigh loves helping people find their ideal home and showing them all San Pedro and the South Bay has to offer. First time home buyers making their first home purchase will appreciate how she will walk them through buying process, step by step.

Not only does Leigh work with buyers, but sellers as well! As all members of The Prestige Team, she helps declutter, stage, and prepare your home for market!

Leigh is a mother of 3 and has been a real estate agent for 10 years and she can’t wait to help you find your next home!

Leigh Hanisee
DRE #01891085


When you refer us to your family, friends and co-workers you can rest assured that they will be met with the same personal attention that you have come to expect.


Irene Lopez started her real estate career as a personal assistant to Karen back in 2003. After a year of working together, Karen saw great potential in her assistant and encouraged Irene to pursue her real estate license.  Irene successfully obtained her real estate license in 2004 and has never looked back.
Although her main priority is assisting Karen with her schedule, vendors and appointments she enjoys helping the rest of the associates of The Prestige Team. Irene has built her reputation as a top notch agent and often helping other agents that drop by the office. Irene sets herself apart from other agents with extraordinary attention to detail and an unwavering commitment to go above and beyond to accommodate her clients.

Irene lives in the Torrance area with her husband and three sons.

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