Venice, FL Real Estate News

By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Southwood Venice FL Real Estate Market Report – 1st Quarter 2013 Thinking of buying or selling in Southwood?  Make sure you read this Southwood Venice FL Real Estate Market Report – 1st Quarter 2013 provided by Kwee Huset of Kwee Huset Realty, before you take action.  To search homes for sale in Southwood Venice FL     Southwood market report between January 1, 2013 and March 31, 2013 as shown: Sold = 3 homes with living area between 1585 – 2122 square feet.   Average sold price was $206,333  Average listing price was $217,567  Average days on market was 171  Sales price to list price ratio was 95%  Highest sold price was $302,500  Lowest sold price was $141,500   Compared to last year’s 1st quarter, average single family home price was $160,671 in 2012; it went up 28.41% to $206,333 in...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Chalk Art Festival 2013 –Venice FL   When: May 11, 2013 Hours:Saturday from 8:00am – 11:00am Where: Centennial Park 200 W Venice Av Venice FL 34285 Contact:Venice MainStreet (941) 484-6722 Register: Call (941)-485-7136 or walk in to the Venice Art Center at 390 Nokomis Ave. S Venice FL 34285 Deadline for registration: May 9, 2013 last chance for this year Cost to participant:free to the public as a viewer and the following are fees for participant to draw and win prizes.   Youth: $35 per participant Adult: $35 per participant Professionals $15 per participant Group: $10 per group (one square)   Sponsors of Chalk Art Festival Come to Venice Centennial Park this Saturday and have fun, enjoy, watch all the young and old amateur artists drawing, and celebrate the 4th Venice Chalk Art Festiv...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Do you consider this as Spring color? Silky Oak (Grevillea robusta). This golden bronze or orange yellow color tree is Silky oak; the scientific name is Grevillea robusta. The bright outstanding color above the house attracted my attention, while I was on my way home after showing property yesterday.       The Silky oak tree is from Australia and is not related to an oak tree, also not usually classified as a flowering tree. Its wood grain is similar to oak, and is used in making furniture and paneling.       It is a fast growing tree in warm temperatures; it will reach 80 to 100 feet in height. Its leave will drop in the colder months and sometimes become leafless. The beautiful and colorful flowers form an interesting brush shape. May be an ideal garden tree.   
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
 Bike Ride Led by Mayor in Honor of Bike Month – Venice FL  Come on out, join the crowd and ride with the Mayor of the City of Venice FL, in honor of May the National Bike Month.   When: May 4, 2013 Saturday Hours: 9:00am Where: North of Gondolier Office Building 200 E Venice Ave. Venice FL 34285 Who: All cyclists Tickets: Free admission Who to Contact: Friends of Legacy TrailPresident Mr. Mike Gippert Tel: 941-544-2325   Bike Ride Led by Mayor This is an annual event to demonstrate our support and commitment for cycling in the Bicycle Friendly Community of Venice Florida. Mayor John Holic and Mr. Mike Gippert, the president of Friends of Legacy Trail will lead all participating cyclists along the Venice Island route. This is a short ride; it is only about seven miles in distance.   Bik...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
  Clown– What is Behind the Makeup Face? What is behind the makeup face of a clown? When I was young, my grand-mother took me and my cousin to the circus and I remember the clown made his/her audiences laugh with their funny actions. They were funny entertainers as well as performance artists. No one knows what is behind the makeup face.     Clowns are human too; the true feelings are covered up. However audiences only see the painted happy or sad faces.The crowd will laugh by their actions even just a wink from their eyes.Their real emotions will not be discovered.When alone, out of the costume, the show and the stage, they are like you and me, they cry.  
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Sawgrass Venice FL Real Estate Market Reports – 1st Quarter 2013   Real estate market reportsfor homes in Sawgrass Venice FL is provided by Kwee Huset Realty for your over view of how homes for sale performed during the 1st quarter 2013.   Sawgrass is a stable gated golf community. Currently there are (click to see) 11 properties listed for sale 7 were listed in the 1st quarter 2013, 10 are pending and 13 properties were sold. All were regular resale. The highest sold price was $555,000, the average sold price $338,442, the median sold price was $322,500 and the lowest sold price $265,000.     Compared to last year’s 1st quarter, the highest sold price $400,000 went up 38.75% to $555,000 in 2013. The lowest sold price $209,950 went up 26.22% to 265,000 in 2013. The average sold price we...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
  Q & A: What Advice would you Give Newbie Self?   Q: What advice would you give newbie self? A: My answer to a newbie self is as follows:   1. Keep about 30%(the more you make the more you reserve) of your net income per commission check for income tax payment, so that when tax is due on April 15, I have money to pay for it without paying penalty fees.   2. Do not spend in advance before you have the commission check in hand. Things can happen at closing table - especially a transaction with mortgage loan funding. If transaction falls through, you may not have money to pay for the expenditure incurred. 3. Keep proper year-to-date records for your listings, number of transactions closed, total commissions earned, total volume of sale, especially if you work in a franchise office – goal...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
  Gardenia as White as Snow Gardenia is from China in the family of coffee plants and is the national flower of Pakistan.     The genus was named in honor of a florist/physician Dr. Alexander Garden of Charleston, S.C, who is responsible for its initial success as a house plant. Gardenia blooming season is between April and August. The beautiful flower is white as snow, and is used for corsages and for its fragrance. Some ladies even put it in their hair. Gardenia has been noted as one of the best smelling flowers, and it is usually pollinated by insects Gardenia Care Original gardenias grew in swampy or low mucky areas; therefore they like naturally fertile acid soil and a large amount of water. It is best to use your coffee grounds, oak tree leaves or pine tree needles for mulch cover...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
  Venice FL Real Estate Market Reports - March 2013 Venice Florida Real Estate Market Reports will provide you a good over view of how residential properties for sale performed during the month of March 2013.   To search 3 bedrooms 2 baths single family homes for sale in Venice FL.       Single family homes 154 units were sold, 120 units under contract, 139 new listings. Average days on the market was 87 Average sold price to list price ratio 96% Typical House = 3 Bedrooms 2 Baths $221,253 = Average Sold Price$232,284 = Average Listed Price$119.89 = Average Sold Price per SF$125.79 = Average Listed Price per SF 83 = Average days on market   Average Sold Price by Rooms 2 Bedrooms 2 baths 1384 square feet living area $159,827 3 Bedrooms 2 baths 1859 square feet living area $236,0274 Bedro...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Shark Tooth, Art and Craft in Venice FL On April 12, 2013 I posted a blog titled “Sharks Tooth, Festival 2013 - Venice FL”. After some friends from ActiveRain read the blog, they requested me to show pictures of Shark Tooth, Art and Craft. Here you are my friends; it is especially for you all.   Shark tooth bracelet                  Shark teeth necklace        Framed shark teethcollection                Sea shells jewelry box                                                      Shell owls, frogs and palm tree             Shell cat on motorcycle                      Enjoy and Happy Wednesday!  
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Home Prices in Ventura Village, Venice FL - Market Report March 2013   Real estate market report for Ventura Village, Venice FL provided by Kwee Huset of Kwee Huset Realty D R Horton is the builder of this gated community.The homes sell out quickly; as of April 16, 2013 no resale homes are available. Now is the time to sell, low inventory of homes for sale are bringing a faster turnaround for today's seller.     There are 10 new home prices ranging between $191,515 and $304,415.  The new homes have living areas from 1,534 square feet to 2,426 square feet. Smaller homes have 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom and 2 car garages, and the larger homes have 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom and 2 car garages.There are 9 homes under contract - 1 is short sale and 8 are regular resale.       Between January 1, 2013 an...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Suncoast, BBQ Bash 2013 in Venice FL Where to go, what to do this Saturday? Do not worry. Come to Venice FL to enjoy the 4thAnnual Suncoast, BBQ Bash 2013, as well as for a good cause to benefit the Suncoast Foundation for handicapped Children Inc.       What: to see the event schedules here When: April 20, 2013 Saturday Hours: 11:00am – 7:30pm Where:Venice Airport Festival Grounds, 120 E. Airport Avenue, Venice, FL 34285 Tickets: Freeadmission and parking to all Who to contact: 941-809-5232 for more information   For $5/- each, the public can sample 6 different dessert ($5/-) or chili ($5/-) offerings and vote for your favorite   This is a family friendly fun event, and the largest BBQ contest in Southwest Florida. It starts with a Bagpipe Parade. You will meet BBQ legend Chef Myron Mi...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
  Pelican Pointe Venice FL Real Estate Market Report – 1st Quarter 2013   Thinking of buying or selling in Pelican Pointe? Make sure you read this Pelican Pointe Venice FL Real Estate Market Report – 1st Quarter 2013 provided by Kwee Huset Realty, before you take action.     Pelican Pointe market report between January 1 and March 31, 2013 as shown:   To search single family homes for sale in Pelican Pointe Venice FL   Total single family homes sold = 9 Total single family homes active for sale = 15 Total single family homes pending = 14 Average sold price per square foot = 144.93 Average sold price = $326,161 Average listing price = $338,033 Average days on market = 185 Sales price to list price ratio = 96% Highest sold price = $495,000 Lowest sold price = $219,000   Pelican Pointe sin...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Interview Questions by Home Sellers Kwee Huset received an email from buyers who need to sell up North first before they buy in Florida – What interview questions should I ask the real estate agents so I can choose the best one?   Interview questions to ask your potential listing agent: 1. Call and see whether he/she will answer your call (or how soon they return your call).  Are they a part time or full time agent?   Agents who answer calls or return calls within a reasonable time will be easier to work with. Part time agents may not be able to show your property when he/she is working at another job.   2. How many transactions or properties have you sold - lately and in the past? Experience comes from the number of transactions sold, to provide more knowledge and negotiation skills.  ...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
  Sharks Tooth, Festival 2013 - Venice FL   Where to go, what to do this weekend? Do not worry. Come to Venice FL to enjoy the 21stAnnual Sharks Tooth Festival 2013, as well as for a good cause to benefit the Special Olympics of Sarasota County.     What:  to see the entertainment schedules here When: Date:                                             Time:             April 12, 2013 Friday                       4:00pm – 9:00pm             April 13, 2013 Saturday                   10:00am – 9:00pm             April 14, 2013 Sunday                     10:00am – 5:00pm   Where:Venice Airport Festival Grounds, 120 E. Airport Avenue, Venice, FL 34285 Tickets: $3 per person, children 12 year old and under are free Who to contact:941-412-0402 for more information Pets:No pets please however se...
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By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
Venice, Florida is Named Top Retirement City When deciding where to spend our retirement years, a number of elements have to be considered especially the cost of living, the climate, and the crime rate. It is also important for most to be near family, banks, medical facilities, or houses of worship. Tranquility, however, may be the most important factor. Many will look for a community where they can simply relax and live as worry-free as possible.   The Huffington Post recently investigated America’s small cities and towns, looking for the most relaxing and tranquil retirement destinations. For a town or city to make the Huffington Post’s top 10 rankings the community needed to have evidence of a peaceful atmosphere: a good climate, low crime, civic-minded neighbors, and plenty of outdo...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Pictures of Roses We stopped to smell the roses today. My husband and I enjoy the beauty and varieties of colorful flowers and their scents.They remind me of my mom in Malaysia; she used to have a beautiful rose garden beside our home when I was young. There are more than one hundred species of roses.Most of them are native to Asian countries.In general, roses fall in any of the three categories:wild, old garden and the hybrid or modern garden.   Picture of Wild roses This is naturally created. It has only five petals, and was not hybridized by man. Most common colors are pink, red and white.It is low maintenance and blooms once a year in the fall.   Picture of Old Garden roses This group of flowers was recognized and introduced before 1867 and is the hybrid, or modern rose. It blooms r...
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By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(Rowlett Real Estate School)
Take your Florida online Real Esate license course in Venice, FLorida with a Venice Real Estate School Online Pre Sales Licensing Course. Venice Online Real Estate Courses for Sales Associates and Brokers are available with Rowlett Real Estate School at www.rowlettrealestateschool.com .  As one of the leading Venice Real Estate Schools in Sarasota County, all our real estate courses are state approved and fully accredited.  If you would like to get your Venice Harbor Real Estate License with a Venice Real Estate School online courses and begin selling real estate in Sarasota County in just a few short weeks, Rowlett Real Estate School is your number one choice in Florida real estate schools.  We are proud to say that our passing rate for the Florida State Exam is among the highest in th...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Book Festival Coming to Town; Venice, FL   Curious and want to find out who are those writers that live in Venice FL? Come and meet them and other writers from Florida at the Venice Book Fair Writers Festival this weekend.  The purpose is to raise funds for the Venice Heritage Inc.   The Lost Mermaid – Author Jan DiRuzzo       When: April 6, 2013 Saturday Hours: 10:00am – 3:00pm Where: Centennial Park 200 W Venice Av Venice FL 34285 Who: Everyone and anyone Ticket: Free for out-door browsing Ticket: $10.00 for in-door at Venice Theater 140 W. Tampa Av. Venice FL (across from Centennial Park) Contact: Pam Johnson Tel: 941-486-2626   Book Festival - Free for out-door browsing   Come and interact with more than 30 diverse groups of authors, who are selling and signing their books. There a...
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By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
This morning begins with confusion.  The stone had been removed from the entrance and the tomb was empty – Jesus’s body was missing.  Mary arrived; saw the Angel and later Jesus standing there.  Then confusion was replaced with hope, the weeping woman became the first to confess her faith in the risen Lord.       Happy Easter to all who celebrate Easter, especially friends and staff of ActiveRain and all who read my blog.      
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