Venice, FL Real Estate News

By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Venetian Golf and River Club Venice FL – Golf Homes for Sale Venetian Golf and River Club in Venice FL, offers a unique blend of life in stylish golf homes for sale in the only one entrance, guard gated community with video and audio surveillance system.  Click here to see the latest homes available in the market.  The community master plan for Venetian Golf and River Club was started in 2003 by WCI. About 1100 homes are occupied; construction of more homes is still on going.  When the project is completed there will be 1400 homes.  There are three kinds of golf homes for sale - cluster condos, detached single family condos and single family homes nestled on the secluded 1100 Acres of land on Laurel Road East and along the serene Myakka River with easy access to I-75 and US 41. CVS is a...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Lake of the Woods Venice FL - Pet Friendly Community   Lake of the Woods in Venice FL is a unique neighborhood; it is adjacent to Lakes of Jacaranda and Park Estates with the same entrances to the communities on Venice East Blvd between US 41 and Center Road.  View Lake of the Woods, Venice FL 34293 in a larger map   See the following link: Homes for sale in Lake of the Woods  Lake of the Woods is made up of 180 single family homes on about 119 acres of land. Gulfstream Development Corporation was the developer for this pet friendly community from 1990 to 1994. The older properties have 2 bedrooms two bathrooms and two car garage, with sizes ranging from 1631 to 1870 square feet of heated area. The newer properties have 3 to 4 bedrooms, 2 to 3 bathrooms and 2 to 3 car garage the sizes r...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Venice Palms Venice FL - HOA Community     Venice Palms Venice FL welcomes you with palm trees at the entrance, on East Venice Avenue before the roundabout on Jacaranda Blvd. Enjoy living in a HOA community with an affordable annual fee of $734 and deed restrictions.            Check out this link: Venice Palms homes for sale.    Pet friendly Venice Palms was developed in 1998 to 2005 by Venice Gateway Properties Ltd. There are 174 single family homes nestled on about 72 acre of land with a lake. At present only one vacant lot is for sale and waiting for a buyer to build his/her dream home in this beautiful community.  All the houses were built of concrete block stucco with tile or asphalt shingle roof.  Path walkways around the community and all homes have well maintained landscaping. ...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Grand Palm Venice FL – Green CommunityAre you looking for your new home in a Green Community?  Grand Palm Venice FL is the right place for you.  The entrance will welcome you with a nature preserve, to provide a feeling of peaceful and healthy environment.New home search in Grand Palm click here  Where is Grand Palm Venice FL?It is nestled at the southwest corner of Center Road and River Road with 1005 acres of land.  Residents have convenient access to I-75 and US 41. This environmentally friendly community is located near banking, beaches, dining, golfing, houses of worship, schools, shopping, the scenic Myakka River, parks, and theatres.      Life in Grand Palm There are many fun things to do to match your active lifestyle for people of all ages, including your dog. You will enjoy th...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Willow Chase, Venice FL – DR Horton Real Estate DR Horton real estate is the developer for Willow Chase, Venice FL. It is one of the newest single family home and pet friendly, master planned gated communities nestled  on 63 acres  at Laurel Road.  Looking for home in Willow Chase?  Check out this link to see current available homes for sale in Willow Chase, Venice FL                                     View Willow Chase, Venice FL - No CDD in a larger map   Fast Facts about Willow Chase   No CDD fees Maintenance free community with low monthly fees  Pet friendly and people of all ages Developed in 2006 and construction of more homes is still ongoing. Located in Nokomis however it is within the City of Venice Limits Now 102 concrete block stucco homes were sold when the project has been...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
25 Ways to Show your Professional Courtesy Every Day Real estate is a reputation and service business. Support your reputation by showing respect for the public, the properties you show, and your fellow REALTORS®   The following are 25 ways to show your professional courtesy every day    Respect for the Public    1.   Always follow the Golden Rule – do to others as you would have them do to you. 2.   Respond promptly to inquiries and requests. 3.  Schedule appointments and property showings in advance. Call if you are delayed or cancel an appointment. 4.  When showing an occupied home, always ring the doorbell or knock first. If there is no answer, announce yourself loudly before entering. Do the same before entering any closed room. 5.  Present a professional appearance at all times. D...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
  Traffic Update, City of Venice FL   This is an important traffic update for all the drivers in Venice going to the City of Venice FL, check the information below before you leave home, so that you may arrive at your destination on time.   There will be intermittent short term delays at the Circus (south) Bridge. The effective date is as follows:   When: June 13, 2013 from 8:00pm to  June 14, 2013 5:00am Where: Circus (south) Bridge on Business 41 Reason: testing of hydraulic controls   Option: for your convenience, you may wish to use one of the other two bridges at Venice Avenue (Middle) Bridge or KMI (North) Bridge on Business 41 during this time.     Traffic update & Road closures, City of Venice FL   When: June 17, 2013 and continue for 7 to 10 calendar days Where: Milan Avenue, C...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Just sold – Pool home in Jacaranda West Country Club, Venice FL Another property just sold by Kwee Huset of Kwee Huset Realty, a pool home in a Jacaranda West Country Club, Venice FL 34293 To see the link as follows to learn more about Jacaranda West Country Club or search homes for sale in Jacaranda West Country Club,  a pet friendly community or  pool homes for sale in Venice FL        Pool Home & Deed Restrictions in Jacaranda West Country Club This beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom, 2 car garage single family pool home is on Doral Lane with a secluded tropical garden setting. The front of the home is across from the golf course. The main bedroom, living room and family room have pocket sliding glass doors which open to the pool area.  The home was built in 1989 and the living area...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Home Prices in Venice FL – Market Report April 2013   This Venice FL real estate market report will show the information of single family homes, condos, villas and mobile homes sold in April 2013. There are currently a total of 641 homes for sale, 424 went under contract and 269( up 23 from 246 in 2012) were sold, 189 cash buyers, 64 conventional loans, 8 FHA loans, 6 assumed conventional loans and 2 assumed FHA/VA loans. 20 bank owned, 18 short sales and 231 regular resale. Click here to search single family homes for sale in Venice FL 170 single family homes sold. The highest price sold $670,000 The lowest price sold $20,000 The average sold price per square foot $114.64 The average price sold $204,252 The average days on market 75 The average sold price/list price ratio 95%   Compare...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
The Venice Golf  and Country Club in Venice FL – Homes for Sale The Venice Golf and Country Club is a unique prestigious neighborhood in Venice FL which was started in 1991, and fully built out in 2006.  It is the only GEO (Golf Environment Organization) and Audubon certified golf course community in Sarasota County. To search homes for sale in the Venice Golf and Country Club here.     Are you looking for a GEO and Audubon certified golf course community to live?   Venice Golf and Country Club in Venice FL will be the right place for you. The Venice Golf and Country Club is located just off Center Road. A fountain with canopy of trees welcomes you at the guard gated 460 acres prestigious 18 holes private golf course designed by Ted McAnlis.  This community which has 587 homes is surrou...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
  Centennial Park, the Fun Place with a Fountain in Venice FL   Children love the fountain; they run in and out, playing in the water especially on a hot day. Where is this place?  A popular Centennial Park in downtown located at 200 W. Venice Av.  Venice FL 34285.                                 Features of Centennial Park  A painted turtle welcomes you at the main entrance to Centennial Park.  There is a variety of trees, some are evergreen, and some are trees with beautiful and colorful flowers like orchid, Geiger, and tree of gold. There is a small flower garden to attract butterflies. Also electric vehicle parking and charging station is located here.     The painted turtle and other turtles and dolphins displayed throughout the downtown area will be sold at auction in the spring o...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Quail Lake Venice FL - Homes for Sale Are you looking for a community with recreation activities, and yet pay minimal homeowner association fees? Quail Lake will be the place for you.   To search for current Quail Lake homes for sale in Venice FL   Pet friendly Quail Lake is located at the corner of Indian Hill Blvd and Venice East Blvd. There is one entrance at both roads. Located less than one mile from Center Road and Jacaranda Blvd for banking, shopping, golfing, restaurants and schools, it is about a 13 minute drive to beaches and downtown Venice.   There are a total of 139 single family homes in Quail Lake built on 52.975 acres of land.   39 lakefront homes are on one lake, and 14 homes are adjacent to the preserve land and reservoir owned by the Sarasota County.  Homes were built...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Just Sold – Lakefront Condo in Heron Lake, Venice FL Another property just sold by Kwee Huset of Kwee Huset Realty, a lakefront condo in Heron Lake, Venice FL 34293 Currently there is no property for sale in Heron Lake, see the link as follow to learn more about Heron Lake community   or search for lakefront condos for sale in Venice FL   Lakefront condo & Amenities in Heron Lake   Maintenance free beautiful  2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 carport condo with park setting, and lakefront view from the main bedroom, kitchen, living room and the enclosed lanai. Living area is 1042 square foot. Amenities including:  clubhouse, well equipped fitness room, library, heated pool and spa, two tennis courts, shuffle board, basketball net, onsite BBQ.  Homeowner association fees of $325 per month.    ...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Rail To Trail - The Legacy Trail, Venice FLThe Legacy Trail is the largest public recreation project, also one of the most popular recreation areas in Sarasota county Florida. Thousands of cyclists, walkers, joggers, and roller blade enthusiasts use this trail every day to exercise and relax.   History of the Rail to TrailIn 1911, the Seaboard Airline Railway was extended to Venice, opened to serve the citizens in 1927 by transporting lumber, members of the Kentucky Military Institute in 1932, members of the Venice Army Air Base in 1942, and members of the Ringling Bros & Barnum & Bailey Circus in 1946. Due to deterioration, the train tracks were no longer usable in 1992.  After years of planning, finally a county partnership with the Trust for Public Land spent $11.75 million to purcha...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Block Party – Brew Bash in Venice FL Beer is cheaper than gas now, come on out and join the block party – brew bash festival in Venice FL and celebrate the Memorial weekend.This benefit helps the Venice MainStreet to preserve, beautify and economically restructure the historic City of Venice.   When: May 25, 2013 Saturday Hours: 4:00 – 8:00pm Where: West Miami Ave. Venice FL 34285 Who: General public you must be 21 or older (ID required) Admission: $30 purchase in advance $40 at the door Who to Contact: Venice MainStreet Tel: 941-484-6722 Contact information:info@venicebrewbash.com        picture credit Yahoo.com   Brew Bash MC and Music The MC for the event is Mr. Alan Shaw and the music for entertainment throughout the evening is play by the local modern rock band the Gashouse Gorilla...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Venice East, Venice FL – Voluntary Homeowners Association (HOA)Looking for a home in Venice East?To search latest available homes for sale in Venice East community.Why Do People Live here?Many people like to live in Venice East because there is no restriction on age or pets. It has a voluntary homeowner association, with no fees to pay unless you want to join the association, (annual fee of $15.00). It is located behind the Venice East Golf Course on US 41. Venice East is one of the older communities in Venice Florida with county water and sewer. It is only mminutes to golfing, shopping, restaurants, banking, beaches & downtown. What’s the Neighborhood Like?There are 848 homes in Venice East which were built between 1960 and 2007; older houses have two bedrooms and one bathroom with liv...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Chestnut Creek Venice FL Real Estate Market Report – 1st Quarter 2013 Thinking of buying or selling in Chestnut Creek?Make sure you read this Chestnut Creek Venice FL Real Estate Market Report – 1st Quarter 2013 provided by Kwee Huset Realty, before you take action.   To search the current homes for sale in Chestnut Creek Venice FL   Chestnut Creek market report between January 1 and March 31, 2013 as shown: Total properties sold = 6, 1 short sale, 5 regular resale Total properties active for sale = 6, 1 short sale, 5 regular resale Total properties pending = 6, 2 short sale, 4 regular resale Average sold price per square foot = $121.25 Average sold price = $197,833 Average listing price = $208,748 Average days on market = 38 Sales price to list price ratio = 95%     Highest sold price ...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Testimonial from a Happy and Satisfied Buyer I was so excited to see the following email in my mail box this afternoon, another testimonial from a happy and satisfied buyer. -----Original Message-----From: Richard BehrendsSent: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 1:16 PMTo: kweehusetSubject: Testimonial   Hi Kwee, I've got to be honest, after searching the market for a house for over a year. It took 3 real estate agents, patience and perseverance to finally make it happen. Finding a home is one thing, finding the right home was quite another. Besides my looking for a house, and stresses I had to deal with, a lot depended on the character of the agent and how they interact with you. After all, we are not buying a health club membership! There are so many facets in buying a home, and you need the bes...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
10 Important Documents You Must Keep for Your Transaction File After closing on your real estate transaction, are you thinking about dumping the documents generated in your thick file? Thin out prudently - you may want to keep the following 10 important documents in your file.  1.The signed or acknowledged Brokerage Relationship Disclosure form. To protect yourself in case any questions of fiduciary responsibility or liability arise.   2.The listing agreement. To prove that the seller gave you the exclusive right to sell the real and personal property, in case of a dispute. 3.The comparative market analysis.To demonstrate how you and the seller arrived at a sale price. 4.All marketing materials. Including printouts of online listings and real estate magazine or newspaper ads. To protect...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
 Mother - You are the Greatest  Happy Mother’s Day - you are the greatest mother! Without you, there is no me. Now I know how much you had to suffer even before I was born.     You carried me in your uterus for at least nine months with morning sickness like nausea, vomiting, back pain, cravings for certain foods, depression, excessive tiredness and fatigue, high blood pressure… labor of pain and at last you were so relief with joy and happiness that I see the world.   You nourished me with your loving care and provided all my needs - clothing, foods, discipline, education, fun, flowers, garden and many more until I was independent.   I miss you mom, I wish you lived closer, so that I can hug, kiss and spend time with you -I love you.   Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers –remember you ar...
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