Karen Gaylord



Karen Gaylord is a Realtor and Team Leader of The Gaylord Group with Cummings & Co. Realtors. Gaylord began her career in real estate in 2001 and joined the company in 2017. Under her leadership, Karen manages The Gaylord Group, a team of top notch realtors who offer a first-rate real estate experience.

As a result of Karen’s undeniable drive to succeed, her ability to negotiate and close deals has consistently landed her in the top 10 realtors of Harford County, as well as the top two percent of Realtors nationwide over the years. In 2014, Karen was a featured on the cover of Top Agent Magazine as an accomplished agent in the state of Maryland. In 2015- 2019, she was named a top 10 agent in Maryland for Client Satisfaction by The American Institute of Real Estate Professionals.

Gaylord is deeply immersed in the Maryland real estate circuit having served on the Board of Directors at the Harford County Association of Realtors, and on the Board of Governors for the Million Dollar Realtor Association of Harford County.

Prior to real estate, Karen worked in the financial services industry as VP for Sales Training at Merrill Lynch, Sales Manager at Mutual of New York and as an auditor at New Jersey Housing Finance Agency, and Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. Her previous career expertise has enabled her to provide quality financial guidance and advice to her clients throughout the buying and selling process.

Karen graduated cum laude from Penn State with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She and her husband love boating and traveling to Key West. The apple doesn’t fall far from her tree, as her son Jeff and daughter Jennifer work by her side as realtors for The Gaylord Group.

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"Karen and her team successfully listed and sold my parents house in Edgewood, MD. She did an amazing job working with me to help my senior aged parents navigate the home selling process. She was a wealth of knowledge when it came to timing, market value, buyer demographic, and overall staging of the house to drive the best potential offer. As it turns out, we ended up selling the house on the firsRead MoreRead Less
"Buying your first home can be stressful! I had no clue what I was doing. But Jen went over and beyond! She made me and my husband feel at ease. She made what could have been a stressful experience to a fun time! Jen treated us like we were family! The Gaylord team is the way to go!"
"Karen is truly an exceptional realtor. She is extremely knowledgeable, professional, trustworthy, organized and thorough. In addition, Karen is down-to-earth and sincerely FUN and upbeat to work with. My spouse and I are a bit "hard to please" (not a good trait, I'm sorry Karen). We have worked with Karen on several occasions, as both buyers and sellers, and we have never been anything but thorougRead MoreRead Less
"We have called Karen numerous times over the last 7 years. She helped us with the sale of our home and the purchase of our new home. Recently she helped market and sell a home that had been in our family for almost 60 years. She also helped my father sell his home and buy a condo in the Bel Air area. I wouldn't call anyone else other than Karen if we had family or friends looking to buy or sell a Read MoreRead Less
"I have worked with Karen on several real estate transactions including selling, buying and renting homes. Karen is honest and forethcoming. She responds to all questions and concerns in a timely manner. I have recommended Karen to several of my friends. Those that have used her were very happy! She is well respected in the community and has a good understanding of the real estate market as well asRead MoreRead Less
"Karen has been a pleasure to work with when selling 2 house's, 1 an estate and 1 personal property. Her enthusiasm and attention to detail is second to none. I would recommend Karen to anyone who want's a professional to handle their Real Estate needs."
"I cannot say enough good things about our interaction with Karen! Karen helped us from beginning to end and without her I think my wife and I would have lost our minds. In fact she even assisted the sellers in the 11th hour of the transaction to get the deal done. If you are looking for someone that is knowledgeable about the market and will dot every I and cross every T, then you need to hire KarRead MoreRead Less
"Karen not only showed her knowledge during the negotiation and sale of my house(s) but the professionalism in her getting each house READY to put on the market was definately a cut above the other realtors that I personally know. She goes above and beyond the scope to which you would expect a realtor to display."
"Karen has helped my husband and me with the purchase of 2 homes and the sale of 2 homes. I cannot say enough about her professionalism, honesty, integrity, patience and persistence. Buying and selling real estate is often stressful, but Karen has a special way of making everyone feel calm through the process. Her relationships with other realtors is solid and she seems well-respected among her peeRead MoreRead Less
"Karen's high level of professionalism, knowledge, and integrity were evident as early as our first meeting. She provided a comprehensive market analysis, as well as repair and staging recommendations designed to minimize time on market and maximize profitability. Her professional background in finance and accounting is a bonus for clients, and easily complements her real estate expertise. She guidRead MoreRead Less
"Karen is very energetic and motivated to help her clients. She has sold 2 homes for us in a very short period of time. She is very professional and very personable. The one thing she is really good at is she returns your call immediately. That is piece of mind."
"The only way to describe Karen as a realtor is "Wow". We were absolutely delighted with every aspect of our dealings with Karen. She got us 4 full price offers on our home within 72 hours of being on the market. Karen got us more money for our house than we expected. I would highly recommend Karen as a realtor without any reservation. You can not ask for a better realtor or a nicer person. Karen iRead MoreRead Less
"When I purchased my property, Karen was excellent throughout both the searching process and the negotiations. She has a vast network or friends and colleagues which compliment her extensive knowledge of the local real estate market. Karen has always kept my best interest in mind. I will always trust her judgement and I would be glad to work with her again in the future."
"Karen is an outstanding agent. She helped me sell my townhouse in 7 days back in 09 !!! Very friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful in ever step of the process. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking to buy/sell their home!"
"Wow! When we decided to sell our home a friend recommended Karen. That was a blessing. The first time she came to our house she brought all the information about our house, the area, comps, the whole package. She had done her homework. You just don't get Karen, she comes with a team of professions. A stager who gives you suggestions on how best set up your home for showing, a photographer who takeRead MoreRead Less
"Karen Gaylord helped my family find our home over 10 years ago and now she is helping me find a home in order to move out on my own. Her knowledge of the area and attention to detail is outstanding. She works with you to discover the traits you most want in a home and patiently waits with you until you find the home of your dreams. Most importantly, Karen keeps your best interest in mind and you aRead MoreRead Less
"It has been a pleasure working in a business relationship with realtor Karen Gaylord as she represented us in the sale of not one, but five residential properties in Harford County within the past two years. Karen Gaylord provided outstanding, personalized and detailed attention to our real estate goals. Her marketing strategies and state of the art advertising proved most successful, resulting inRead MoreRead Less
"My wife and I needed to find a new house for our growing family. We were lucky enough to meet Karen to help us in our search. Karen was very helpful in our housing search. She took the time to understand what we were looking for and then guided us through our search until we found what we wanted. Her valuable insights and knowledge helped us to find and buy a house we love. We can’t recommend her Read MoreRead Less
"Karen Gaylord has to be the best agent anyone could hope to have. She is on top of everything and leaves nothing undone. We were very fortunate to have contracting her for the sale of our home. I have recomended her to my daughter and son in law. We can't say enough nice things about her."
"Karen's detail and research even prior to signing the agent listing was very impressive. I have sold at least three properties before and never experienced this attention to detail and information. My house sold quickly and Karen's response was immediate through the entire process. She is very professional, very knowledgeable, and very well respected and known in her field. I would HIGHLY recommenRead MoreRead Less