About me

About Karen McHugh

Karen McHugh


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty

Contact Karen


2015 Emmorton Road

Bel Air , MD 21015

Welcome to my webpage!    I'm so excited as I move into my 18th year of real estate.    I feel so lucky to have the support of BHHS PenFed Realty as it provides us Realtors with extensive tools I am able to service you with.   We all know these past years have been a little, well a lot crazy with the Covid19;  but I can assure you your Safety as a Seller and Buyer are top priority during this time.    I have made adjustments to our systems in place so that you feel 100% comfortable working with me.   Please don't hesitate to call or email me in 2021!!!     I forgot to mention, my past experience has been in Customer relations and serving client's such as you also.  I know that building relationships in my business will help you with my extensive referral base before, during and after your transaction.  I can't wait to hear from you....

Selling your home is more than just a decision; it is an emotional one.  That is why it is so important to choose the right real estate representative - one who is not just a salesperson, but one who will take the time to  learn your needs and will care about them in a full-time manner.   With over 36 years of professional experience I will commit to your real estate needs as a:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Transaction Coordinator
  • Community Consultant
  • Property Specialist
  • Experienced Negotiator
  • Trusted Advisor
And, most of all, your Real Estate Professional for Life



  • Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI Designation)
  • E-Certified Designation from Prudential Real Estate Affiliates
  • National Association of Realtors - Continuing Education
  • AA Degree Business Management
  • More than 35 years of Professional Work Experience
  • ABR Designation
  • Licensed in MD and PA (York )
  • Honor Society National Award for Prudential Real Estate Affiliates
  • First Time Home Buyers/Sellers
  • Water Front Properties
  • Residential and Land Resale for Buyers & Sellers
  • New Home Builder Sales for Buyers & Sellers


  • Maryland Association of Realtors
  • Harford and Baltimore County Association of Realtors
  • Harford County Chamber of Commerce
  • Women's Council of Realtors
  • HCAR Rookie Society. National Association of Realtor

Client Testimonials
• "Karen is a true professional. She makes selling hassle-free and she is very ethical.
She provided great service, is knowledgeable and I am very satisfied"...Steven Jones
• "Karen was professional, knowledgeable, personable, and all around great to work
with. Karen was informative every step of the way"...Justin Burghauser
•  "Karen in very persistent and patient.  She did a lot of prep work"...Bhanuprasad Gorti
•  "Karen was very detailed & helped me through everything. She is very friendly, fun
and structured. She made me feel very confident. Karen was very assertive and got
the job done. Karen was very professional and passionate. She explained everything
to me. She made me feel very confident on everything. She's the BEST! I will refer
Karen to anyone, I hope all of your agents are like her. She knows her job very well.
She was fun, outgoing, and made the process 100 times easier for me. She is one of a
kind!"...Kelsey Charney
• "Karen was great. Very helpful and engaged. She was present, punctual, and fought
for us when needed"...Clinton and Melissa Shiffett
• "Karen was great"...Sally Smoot
• "I would recommend Karen McHugh. I have bought and sold a few properties and
hands down Karen is the best realtor I have ever worked with. I sold a house about 1
1/2 yrs ago and Karen McHugh was great!!!
• "Wonderful Realtor. Karen anticipated every problem and took action. She made the
home-buying process run smoothly. Responsive, knowledgeable, friendly and
understanding. Karen is a huge asset to your team. Thank you very much for a great
home-buying experience"...Steven J.
• "Thank you so much for your help in finding a new home! I'm really glad that I was
able to work with you.  Not only are you very easy to work with, but you also know a
lot about the details of purchasing a home. I hope that we will be able to work together
again someday in the future. Thanks again for your truly exceptional
service"...Steven Jones
• "Karen was great to deal with. She is professional, knowledgeable, and
compassionate"...Jason and Karrie Strickland
• "Karen was amazing! She went above & beyond. I will definitely recommend her and I
will definitely use her in the future. I'd give her an A++++ and this was not my frst
experience with her. Both times were great! Hope to do business with her
again.......Janet Hampton
• "Karen McHugh is a top notch sales professional, she helped us over many issues with
this sale. Karen really worked for us to get our home ready for sale with suggestions
on painting, etc. Karen was always ready to help with problems & solutions. Karen
made the closing a breeze"..Joseph & Sarah Morris
• "Karen always kept me informed on market stats and advised me on sales in
community, which helped me set the price for the market...Rob Volz
• "Karen was very caring and supportive. She is wonderful and is an asset to your
organization. She is the Best!" - Florence Metrinko
• "I totally enjoyed and was very relaxed working with Karen" - Deborah Turbin
• "Everything went very smoothly. Karen was very knowledgeable about every step of the
transaction and she was very professional" - Lauren Preller

• "Karen McHugh is very detail oriented and kept me informed" - Diane Walsh"
• "What a great person. Karen made us feel like everything could be accomplished" - Anna Hoover
• "Karen was excellent!  Top notch service and professionalism  was key - Pamela Pfiefer
• "Karen was an excellent agent plus retained a TRUE concern for me as a client. She was very personable. I knew I made a good choice when I contacted Karen" - Patricia Dugger
• "Karen was very professional and kept us updated weekly on everything if it wasn't by phone it was by e-mail. She did an overall outstanding job. I plan to use her again and will refer her to others" - Wallace Prevatt
• "Karen was great, she's a real pro!"-Andrew Manzari, Joseph Manzari, and John Manzari III
• "Karen clearly keeps the interests of clients first regardless of potential impact on a specific sale. We can't say enough good things about Karen. She helped us make the best selection for us despite our anxieties." - Edwin and Renee Krajci
• "I appreciate all you did for me for the past several months. It was a great ride! You made this big transition in my life much easier. Thank you." - Rae Dasch
• "Karen helped me every step of the way. She respected my concerns. This was especially helpful since I was first time buyer" - Renee Rarden
• "Karen was knowledgeable and enthusiastic during the sale of our home" -Timothy and Kimberly Cox

Licensed in MD and PA

Market Areas Served

Harford, MD Baltimore, MD York, PA


First Time Home Buyers
New Construction
New Homes
Residential Resale





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