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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
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This is a Banyan Tree which is one of the many different kinds of trees that line Venice Avenue.  Venice Avenue runs east and west through Venice Florida and this tree is less than one mile from Venice Beach Florida.  This tree is so big and my kids love to try to climb it when we walk to the be...
08/28/2011
Thank you Gene for an informative post on the business of divorce and how it affects your finances, credit and mortgage(s).  Many good points for those who might be in this situation.     Divorce can be devastating.  With U.S. divorce rates hovering right around 49%, it's obvious that divorce and...
08/28/2011
Thank you to Michele Hanigan for a great post on what not to while you are in the process of getting a home loan.  Many great tips that work for you in Texas will also apply to homeowners buying a home in Venice FL.  Thanks for sharing.  10 Free Tips on Credit Don’ts During A Home Loan Process   ...
08/27/2011
Thank you Deborah Garvin for a great post on pre-qualification letters vs pre-approval letters. I work a lot of short sales and do not accept a pre-qualification letter any longer, only pre approvals. I would prefer to have a lender approval but I know that is not usually possible. Most agents de...
08/24/2011
  This is one of my favorite spots in Venice Florida.  Many visitors and residents alike come to visit the Venice Florida Jetties.  The North Jetties are located in Nokomis FL and the South Jetties are located in Venice Florida.  This photo was taken at the South Jetties looking up the coast of ...
08/20/2011
VENICE FL, August 20, 2011 - KARI A BATTAGLIA PA with the BATTAGLIA HOME SELLING TEAM of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate has earned the Coldwell Banker Short Sale Resolutions Specialist designation.  Only 205 sales associates at Coldwell Banker throughout Florida have completed this speci...
08/20/2011
Thank you Barbara for explaining the benefits of listing your home for sale with an agent who is a strong lister and their marketing attracting many buyers.  When working with a buyer usually the home they are inquiring about is not the right home for them (may need more bedrooms or bigger living...
08/13/2011
Very excited to get listing in North Port Florida.  The listing agreement had to be signed by 5 people so it took a bit to get back to me.  When I got it I quickly went to the house to take photos and prepare to post in the MLS.  When I got there the front entry was guarded by spiders as big as m...
08/12/2011
Bank of America a few months ago foreclosed on a couples home and they did not even have a mortgage.  When they appealed to the bank to correct their mistake they were ignored.  They then hired an attorney who ended up foreclosing on Bank of America.  This video is about that with a little twist....
08/10/2011
Florida living at its best, bring your golf clubs, tennis racket, swim suit & playing cards, Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club has it all.  Lakefront maintenance free 2/2/1 attached villa is perfect for anyone wanting to live carefree active lifestyle. Well maintained with plenty of living space...
08/10/2011
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