Karli Pikala

Karli Pikala


Karli@VerveRealty.com  |  (612) 202-9716

Karli was born and raised in South Minneapolis and now lives and works in Northeast Minneapolis. Her intimate history with this city gives her unique insight into its many neighborhoods. She’s been in the service industry since she was 16 and that history of customer service has greatly informed her career as a Realtor®.


Karli understands the value of having a dedicated and honest agent on your side from before your first showing until you get your keys at closing. Her attention to detail, negotiation skills, and passion for exceptional customer care are what set her apart. Karli loves getting to know her clients and finding out what is really important to them so that she can find a property that will compliment their needs and lifestyle. These skills paired with her research and market knowledge are what have proven to aide in successful transactions.  On top of all of this, she gets the perk of looking at all sorts of different homes regularly, which is something she never gets sick of!


Karli thinks that every home is unique and interesting, just like the people who chose to live in them.

Services Offered

Home Listing | Buyer Representation | Relocation Services

Specialty Areas

Karli loves working with first time homebuyers in her neighborhood of Northeast Minneapolis, but enjoys helping clients in all aspects of Real Estate and neighborhoods of Minneapolis and surrounding areas.

Education & Training

Licensed Sales Agent – State of MN
National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Minneapolis Area Association Realtors (MAAR)
University of Minnesota – Bachelors in Spanish Studies | Minor in Teaching English as a Second Language

Hobbies & Interests

Karli’s life is rooted in friends and family, tradition and routine. She has family dinners with her extended family every Monday night, softball on Wednesday nights and usually a bonfire or night of karaoke with friends on the weekend. She loves cooking and entertaining, being active, and traveling. Karli and her husband even took a 5 month long honeymoon to South America to use her Spanish and see the world!


“Before my first meeting with Karli, the task of finding and buying my first home felt daunting. That feeling quickly went away as Karli helped me through each step of the process. Karli made buying a house straightforward and enjoyable. Karli had suggested I look at a house that based on the listing, I had overlooked. It ended up being “the one!” I am fortunate to have chosen her as my realtor! I won’t hesitate to recommend Karli to anyone in need. Thank you, Karli”

– Mary Jo

“We purchased our first house with Karli and she helped us with the unfamiliar process. She was quick to respond to our requests and was really flexible when it came to working with our schedules. When we had trouble getting quotes for homeowner’s insurance, she went above and beyond and was able to find us a new insurance agent who helped us immediately.”

– Nina & Peter

Karli in the Press