About Us

Karen Nadine Ottar-Costabile is a no nonsense professional who brings with her a fearless approach to integrity and professionalism. Having worked within the financial sector for seven (7) years, as well as, the construction industry, Karen brings to real estate a wealth of knowledge and experience in managing financial assets. Beginning her career in real estate over a decade ago as the Office Manager at Coldwell Banker Jamaica Realty, her Broker, realizing her potential, encouraged her to do the Real Estate Salesman course at the University of Technology….the rest as they say is history.

She wasted no time and immediately changed hats to become a Real Estate Agent, rising to the esteemed position of always being in the top five income earners. Six years later, she undertook and was successful in her endeavour to achieve Dealer status. With several prestigious awards under her belt for outstanding success in the field of Real Estate, she was most recently inducted as a member of the Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society. A long standing member of the Realtors Association of Jamaica, Karen gets the job done; she is respected by her peers and loved by her clients.

Karen Ottar-Costabile holds specialized Designations from the National Association of REALTORS as a Certified International Property Specialist and a Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist. Real Estate by Karen Ottar & Associates is a living testimony to her indomitable will, single-minded dedication and unrelenting commitment to achieving her goals. She epitomizes the spirit 'dare to dream and learn to excel', one which she readily shares with her associates and clients alike. 


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.