About Nicki & Karen

Nicki & Karen | Sotheby’s International Realty® Ewing & Associates group

Nicki & Karen, the leading realtor team with Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty®, serve clients in the Los Angeles and Ventura areas of Southern California. Nicki & Karen work locally in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Lake Sherwood Country Club, North Ranch Country Club Estates, Hidden Valley, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, North Ranch, Agoura and Malibu – offering local expertise in a global market.

Karen Crystal & Nicki LaPorta

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About Karen Crystal

Karen Crystal, estate agent at Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty, specializes in estate properties and works side by side with partner Nicki LaPorta. Karen brings a unique blend of efficiency, honesty, integrity and business-savvy to her clients. Her clientele includes a mix of buyers and sellers with diverse backgrounds spanning entertainment, financial services, technology and more. She works closely with each discerning client to determine the most appropriate geographical target areas based on their individual needs and preferences. Karen consistently remains a top producer and has earned many prestigious awards for her production volume.

Karen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the world-renowned USC Entrepreneur School, and has earned the National Association of Realtors® Graduate Realtor® Institute GRI real estate designation. The GRI is recognized nationwide, and is considered by many real estate professionals to be the most advanced and comprehensive training program available to real estate agents in North America.

A Southern California native and longtime resident of the San Fernando and Conejo Valleys, Karen currently is an active member of the community and has been involved with the Braille Institute Youth Center in the San Fernando Valley; as well as National Charity League, supporting various Conejo Valley community charities. Karen brings to every relationship an emphasis on exceptional service, knowledge and resources, along with the stellar worldwide reach of Sotheby’s interconnected global network.

About Nicki LaPorta

Nicki LaPorta, estate agent at Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty in Calabasas, represents buyer and sellers alongside partner Karen Crystal. She has particular expertise in new construction and high-end luxury real estate. A consummate professional with vast real estate knowledge, Nicki provides her clients with the highest level of service to reach their unique real estate goals. They value her personalized approach, which allows for the utmost in personal service. They also appreciate her exemplary negotiation and communications skills, as well as her painstaking attention to detail.

A noted top producer, Nicki has garnered many prestigious awards and accolades for her customer service. However, she considers the greatest compliment to be from her clients who continue to return to her as well as referring her on to their family, friends and business associates. Nicki truly enjoys every aspect of the real estate process but the greatest fulfillment comes in helping a client locate and acquire the perfect home.