About Us

Driven by an unwavering resolve and an unwavering commitment to excellence, Real Estate By Karen Ottar & Associates personifies the audacity to dream and the relentless pursuit of mastery. This ethos resonates fervently not only within our dedicated Team, valued Associates, and cherished Clients but extends its embrace to the wider community we proudly serve.

In the transformative year of 2012, Real Estate By Karen Ottar & Associates emerged as a beacon of possibility, with a resolute mission: to bestow unparalleled real estate services across the vibrant landscapes of Jamaica and beyond. We are more than mere real estate professionals; we are stewards of informed decisions, architects of enduring relationships, and champions of responsiveness and value-driven practices. At our core, we embody the values that define our founder, Karen Ottar-Costabile – an unwavering commitment to others, an unyielding obligation to colleagues, clients, and society, and a steadfast dedication to nurturing people, communities, and our beloved nation.

Yet, our purpose transcends professional horizons. Real Estate By Karen Ottar & Associates possesses a compassionate heart that extends its warmth to all living beings. In the quiet corners of our endeavours, we care for the elderly, illuminate the path of education for aspiring minds, provide sustenance to street dogs, and offer solace to homeless cats. Our vision soars higher still, as we embark on the noble quest to establish sanctuaries for our animal companions, heralding the cause of adoption and emancipating creatures from the unforgiving streets.

Through every endeavour, we remain steadfast in our commitment to integrity, our hearts brimming with compassion. Real Estate By Karen Ottar & Associates stands tall as a beacon of leadership within the real estate industry, casting a luminous legacy that enriches both our profession and the tapestry of our community.


To deliver a wide range of real estate services in Jamaica and overseas which will enable our clients to make informed decisions and create long lasting relationships by being responsive, consistently delivering value. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best talent in our industry and foster a collaborative and mutually supportive vision which will set the highest standard within the real estate industry.


Real Estate By Karen Ottar & Associates is governed by its core values. They shape the culture and define the character, as well as, they guide how we conduct ourselves and make decisions.


Our goal is to fulfill our obligations to our colleagues, clients and the wider society by building a better, stronger and more respected industry for future generations. We do this by honouring our commitments and acting with integrity; this, with an objective  to aid in the development of our people and improve communities overall. 


Being ethically unyielding, honest thereby inspiring trust by saying what we mean and matching our actions with our words.


In building relationships, we collaborate with all the relevant personnel in the industry to deliver exceptional service to our clients. We value the importance diversity while fostering trust and open relationships, thereby treating each person in a manner which is reflective of the company’s core values.