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Meet the Team

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Laura Sanders

 

Principal Agent

LauraSandersTeam@gmail.com

314-605-2581

Laura Sanders is consistently ranked among St. Louis' top real estate producers. With a dual degree in marketing & communications combined with 15 years’ experience, Laura has the knowledge & insight needed to help buyers find the best place in the area to call home. In 2021 Laura closed over $35,000,000 in sales & facilitated 94 transactions. Laura is also a St. Louis native making her an expert on locations, value, property types, & pricing in the Greater St. Louis area. Her advanced negotiating skills, friendly personality, professionalism, & efficiency provide clients with the comfort and ease to buy or sell their home.

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Jenny Spearing

 

Team Coordinator

Jenny.Spearing@compass.com

314-691-2262

With 9 years of IT experience, a Bachelor's Degree in Communications, and a Master's Degree in Marketing, Jenny is an expert on getting your house noticed! From featuring your home on Zillow, to video tours on Facebook, she will make sure your home is reaching a wide range of buyers from communities all over St. Louis. Jenny’s love of learning keeps her on top of the latest marketing and technology trends, ensuring your home gets sold quickly and at the price you deserve.

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Sales Agent

Karen.Rafferty@compass.com

314-265-3991

The Laura Sanders Team would not be complete without the expertise of Karen Rafferty. Karen holds a master’s degree in education from Webster University & taught for 25 years. Her ability to easily walk clients through the transaction process has made her a favorite among first time home buyers. In addition to her education experience, Karen has 15 years working in sales. Having lived in South, West, East, and Central St. Louis, Karen has a unique understanding of what makes each area of St. Louis a great place to live. Combine this knowledge with her education & sales experience, & you get an agent that makes home buying & selling a breeze!

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Kathleen Tipton

Sales Agent

Kathleen.Tipton@compass.com

314-898-3438

Representing St. Louis homeowners, and future homeowners, Kathleen Tipton is committed to listening to her clients’ needs and utilizing her 15 years of sales and negotiations experience to ensure a successful transaction. With her natural propensity for customer service and education in Art & Design, Kathleen intuitively knows what type of property her client is looking for, even if they haven’t eloquently described it. Her ability to observe what the client’s needs are and listening to their wants has made Kathleen an instant success and a client favorite. Whether you’re buying your first home or seeking that dream retirement residence, the experience should be nothing less than seamless and Kathleen is here to make it happen.

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Lauren Barry

Team Coordinator

Lauren.Barry@compass.com

314-435-1503

With a background in hospitality sales and management for over 16 years Lauren has a deep rooted understanding of how to take care of our clients as we move through the process.  She brings a level of customer service that feeds into the culture the team is based around of assisting our clients with all aspects of each transaction to ensure they feel taken care of and ready for their next step.  She is excited to really grow with our team and loves the idea of taking on a completely different aspect of sales now in the real estate world.  A cheerleader at heart, she looks forward to helping our team and customers celebrate these big milestones!

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Kristen Edman
Sales Agent

Kristen.Edman@compass.com

858-395-9181

A former elementary school teacher and San Diego native, Kristen and her family moved to St. Louis in 2019 and have fallen in love with everything that the community has to offer. Whether you are seeking a family-friendly neighborhood, a place in the city to enjoy sports, or anything in between, Kristen prides herself in her familiarity with the best spots in town. Her experience as an educator has taught her the value of personal relationships, engagement, patience, kindness, and attention to detail, all of which she uses to deliver excellence and exceed expectations of the clients whom she serves. Kristen is a breath of fresh air whose constant positivity, humor, and encouragement are unmatched. Your real estate experience will not only be a success, it will be unforgettable.