Karen Cupp, Broker


       As a real estate professional Karen Cupp is dedicated to her clients and believes her role is best played out by  partnering  to help them make the buying and/or selling process a smooth and rewarding experience.  “While it is an emotional journey, if done right  it should have a happy ending!”  She received her license in 2011 and began her career with Coldwell Banker Preferred in Carterville.  In 2015 she moved her license to Southern Real Estate Group, a family run independent agency with offices in Carbondale, Anna, and Goreville. 

       An entrepreneur at heart, Karen believes that local business invests in local families and she wanted to share her business talents. She continues to serve the Route 13 corridor in from Marion to Murphysboro.   As a board member of the Egyptian Board of Realtors, Karen is supporter of the Realtor Action Committee who avidly defends local home owners interests.  She also serves on the Senior housing committee with the Illinois Association of Realtors which supports community enhancement for our seniors.  Her passions are learning, traveling and spending time with family.  Karen has made Southern Illinois her home since 1994 and dedicates her free time to service to others through Rotary and Toastmasters.  As a certified coach of the John Maxwell Leadership Team I am dedicated to you!  I will continue to grow and learn and do my best….to serve you!