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Karen Hollands

Karen Hollands comes to Howard Hanna real estate services with a wealth of real estate and investment experience. She has joined Kristin Ahlness and the A Team to launch herself into her new career, and has achieved immediate success!

Karen grew up in a real estate family in western New York, where her mom was a top producing realtor. In 2003, Karen began a family property rental business “Lotus Flower Properties “. Over time the business has grown to multiple properties throughout the Ithaca area. Their clientele include many Ithaca and Cornell Students, young professionals, and Cayuga Lake Vacationers.

A graduate of Ithaca College’s class of 1994, Karen was a two time All - American Field hockey and Lacrosse Goalie, and inducted into the Ithaca College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000. Hollands also served as Ithaca’s Head Women’s Lacrosse coach for nine seasons. Under her tenure she captured Three Empire 8 Conference Championships and made Four NCAA appearances.  

At home, Karen and her wife, Dre Alary ( Corporate innovation & strategy lead at Accenture), have 5-year old twins, Teak and Indira, and 7 year old Bodhi. They have a small hobby farm, and enjoy fossil hunting, gardening, metal detecting, and family time on Cayuga Lake. Karen has competed in the Cayuga Lake Triathlon, and Women Swimmin, too.

Karen has an upbeat and winning approach to everything she does, and prides herself on an unparalleled work ethic and communication style that will keep you informed every step of the way.

Kristin is incredibly proud to have her as part of the newly-formed Kristin Ahlness and the A Team!

Welcome, Karen!



Listed by:Karen Hollands
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 314780
Listed by:Karen Hollands
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 311215

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