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Real Estate Agent - Veterans Realty Inc - BK3111936
Kari Battaglia PA is a residential Realtor with PalmerHouse Properties and helps people buy and sell in Venice, West Villages, Englewood, Manasota Key, Nokomis, Osprey, Port Charlotte, North Port & Punta Gorda Florida
Timely news that everyone has been talking about - just how the U.S. Credit Downgrade is going to affect the mortgage rates.  I have had several buyers asking me how this is affecting mortgage rates now and in the days to come.  Thank you Michael Haigh.Mortgage rates continue drifting downward, d...
Thank you to Elizabeth Weintraub for an excellent post about understanding the process of obtaining the short sale approval letters.  We can promise to do all that we can to get the lender to respond in timely manner but in the end we are all at the mercy of the lenders time frame.  If short sale...
Check this little guy out.  My little dog was barking like crazy and looking out my back window I saw this turtle.  He is big and can walk pretty fast.  This turtle is common in Englewood FL and I believe he is a gopher turtle which is protected here in Florida.  He has made his home in my back ...
Florida homeowners might assume that only big-budget home renovations will produce valuable results. But there’s good news for homeowners on a budget. Plenty of inexpensive upgrades — like these — can pay off when it comes time to sell. Add a fresh coat of paint. At about $30 a gallon, paint is o...
I just launched new personal website and am hoping you could take some time to view and provide me with some constructive criticism.  When you get a chance please look it over and let me know your thoughts and thank you for taking the time help out. www.FindVeniceFLHomes.com
Last night the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota, Venice Florida YMCA, Venice MainStreet Inc, Venice Young Professional Group hosted Family Fun Night downtown Venice in Centennial Park.  Free hot dogs, side walk chalk drawing contest, raffles and free movie, Yogi Bear.  I brought my kids and their...
Behind the gates of the Venetian Golf & River Club you will find successful people who know how to reward themselves with quality living. This 2/2/2 maintenance free Giorgione model home has been well cared for and boasts peaceful and calming lake views. The cook will appreciate the generous wor...
Best price per square foot in Pelican Pointe. Bring your golf clubs, tennis racket, swim suit and a playing cards, this community has it all.  Lakefront maintenance free 2/2/1 attached villa is perfect for anyone who is no longer looking to mow lawns. Well maintained with plenty of living space,...
We all know the statistics that over 84% of the For Sale By Owner home sellers end up using a Realtor to sell their home.  It is interesting to see that the founder of For Sale By Owner not only successfully used a Realtor to sell his home but the Realtor did get a higher asking price for it.  Th...
Thank you to Pacita Dimacali for this outstanding post on the differences between motivated and unmotivated home sellers.  I have had listed homes for sale for unmotivated sellers before and this is not something that is beneficial for anyone.  Thank you Pacita!Motivated seller Goodness, why woul...

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