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A Venice Florida resident since 1977. Helping homeowners buy/sell homes in Venice, Englewood, Osprey, Nokomis, Manasota Key, North Port & Rotonda West. Short sale specialist
About Kari A Battaglia
A Venice/Englewood resident for over 35 years with three children, all enrolled in the local school system, I'm personally committed to this unique community. My husband, Doug, and I are active in numerous local community groups. In addition, I am Secretary of Venice Area Board of REALTORS® 2013, Chair of the VABR's Green Committee, and member of VABR’s Professional Development Committee.
I am a full time REALTOR®, earning the designations AHWD - At Home with Diversity®: One America Certified; CNS - Coldwell Banker Certified Negotiations Specialist; GRI - Graduate REALTORS® Institute; SRES - Seniors Real Estate Specialist Designation; SFR - Short Sales & Foreclosures Resource Specialist; SSRS - Coldwell Banker Short Sale Resolution Specialist; all have provided me with the advanced marketing knowledge required to sell homes faster and for more money in today's ever changing marketplace. Additionally, I have earned a Series 7, Series 63, Florida Life & Variable Annuity Licenses.
Designations and Awards:
Florida Real Estate Broker Licensed
Certified, At Home with Diversity® One America, AHWD
Short Sale & Foreclosures Resource Specialist, SFR
Coldwell Banker Short Sale Resolution Specialist, SSRS
Coldwell Banker Rookie of the Year, 2009
Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society Award, 2011
Multi Million Dollar Producer 2009, 2011, 2012 Women's Council of REALTORS®
Member, Women’s Council of REALTORS®
Member, Venice Area Board of REALTORS®
Secretary, Venice Area Board of REALTORS® 2013
Chair, Green Committee, Venice Area Board of REALTORS® 2012, 2013
Member, Professional Development Committee, Venice Area Board of REALTORS® 2012, 2013
Member, Grievance Committee, Venice Area Board of Realtors® 2012
Member, Florida Association of REALTORS®, FR
Member, National Association of REALTORS®, NAR
As a resident of Venice FL for over 34 years, Kari Battaglia specializes in the Venice FL Real Estate market for Home Buyers (including Out of State Home Buyers and International Home Buyers), negotiations and reseach. Our services are FREE and guaranteed in writing (I don’t work for free, the sellers have already agreed to pay our commission when they listed their home for sale). I will match you up with hot new deals all designed to make sure you get the best home for the best price. Working with a dedicated Venice FL Real Estate Agent will help save you time and make the home buying process much easier on you.
As your Buyer's Representative, we can make the process of house hunting much easier and more efficient than if you did it all yourself. We can help you get financing, guide you to local neighborhoods, help you determine your budget, and prioritize a list of essential features that you need in your next home. We'll save you valuable time by finding the properties that best suit your requirements, and will show you only the most promising ones.
Once you've found a place that catches your eye, we'll look at comparable properties in the area to help determine a purchase offer. Then we'll negotiate on your behalf with the seller to make sure you get the most favorable terms.
Kari is an agent that will go above and beyond..she did just that for us and our sale! She was everything you look for in an agent,a good communicator, great negotiator and very knowledgeable about our current market and the SW Florida area! She always had a calm way of dealing with even the most stressful of situations (even with a difficult buyer)!
She always made us feel like she was on our side thru it all! She kept us informed thru out the entire sale process.Whether it was thru email,texts, or a phone call, we always knew what was happening.
We were thankful to have such an amazing agent and have recommended her to others already!"
Dudley & Melissa - Englewood, FL
"Just wanted to again let you know how much Domenic and I truly appreciate all that you did to represent us during this short sale. Between dealing with Wells Fargo (I know that will be your most memorable thing ever!), getting a new buyer after the first one pulled out, to dealing with me (which I KNOW was the EASIEST thing for sure...ha ha ha) and working with the buyer's agent to get this all done, you really brought it home."
Denise & Domenic - Venice, FL
"I am so excited and happy to be able to move on and be with my son in Colorado. You helped me with home showing tips, holding open houses and dealing with my bank. Since you handled all the details, selling my home was not as stressful as I thought it would be."
Sandy - Englewood, FL
"Kari has assisted me with many real estate transactions, both personally and professionally. She is committed to her profession and really cares about her customers. I do not hesitate to recommend Kari to all my clients, friends and family."
Mark Knauf, CPA - Englewood, FL
"Kari is a remarkable real estate agent. She worked with us on a short sale and never gave up, even when the market was at its worst. She is professional and extremely knowledgable of the area. I have recommeded her to family and friends and will continue to do so. "
Ronald & Julie - Venice FL
"Kari was terrific in all respects! My particular transaction took quite a while (no fault of hers) and she was patient, diligent and thorough. Ultimately, she "got it done" and I doubt that many other agents would have kept their commitment to me in the same way that Kari did.
I heartily recommend her!"
Sheryl - Venice, FL
"Kari Battaglia is one of those rare brokers who has mastered both the traditional sale and short sale markets, much to the benefit of both the distressed homeowner and property seeker. Personally, Kari has overcome every obstacle posed by the banks in my short sale and is working to bring the process to conclusion. I whole heartedly recommend Kari Battaglia for any real estate needs anywhere in Sarasota County."
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