Lauren was awesome. She really knows what she is doing, very knowledgeable regarding every aspect of her job as a realtor. She was very honest and understanding. She never made me feel pressured. I searched for a very long time and several times felt like just giving up. She was very encouraging. She also had a knowledge of other professionals and their work when we needed their assistance prior to closing. I have and will continue to recommend Lauren to anyone who is looking to buy or sell a home.
Recently I just purchase my beautiful new Condo in Venice, Florida through Mike and Anita Kramer.
Actually, I purchased a Villa also for my Parents.
Mike and Anita, are highly Professional, as well as knowledgeable and patient when it comes to the purchasing process!
I actually stumbled upon Mike, when I was inquiring on a property in Venice, that had gotten Sold within days of my first contact.
Needless to say he and Anita, were persistent in finding me the right homes and made me feel comfortable with each of these transactions.
I had a limited time frame to accomplish finding and Closing on these homes, (three and a half weeks) which they held my hand and guided me through, since I was also located in New York at the time.
I have run into other Agents down here, one just recently, that I would never engage in any type of Business transaction!
Thank you again Mike and Anita for being there for me, and making this a very pleasant experience.
My husband and I were truly amazed at how fast Mike got our condo sold as it only took 4 days to find a buyer! And on top that Mike got us top dollar – he actually sold our condo for more than the listing price! My husband remarked “This is hard to believe, this only happens to other people”! We like Mike!
Bought a Condo home in 2019 in Venice, FL.
Kathleen is professional, knowledgeable, personable, and devoted . I bought a condo in Venice , Fl. She made the whole process seamless , and easy. If Kathleen didn’t have the answer , she got it , in a very timely manner. I plan to use Kathleen in any future real estate matters , and highly recommend her
Lauren had been sending me Emails of Condos within my budget for the past two years, in what looked to be, nice Senior Developments in Bradenton, Florida 7 or so miles from Bradenton Beach. I am a 66 year old, friendly, disabled Senior, so living in a “friendly” development, with a heated pool was a major consideration for me. I told her I did not want an old condo that I had to refurbish. I am divorced and do not have the luxury of having a man to refinish or repair an old dated apartment, and so, she showed me two really nice condos that looked to be recently refurbished. I loved them as soon as I walked in the door. Now all I have to do is furnish and clean them (oh, she also supplied me with the name of a cleaning woman) and enjoy the winter months free of SNOW, in the heated pool only feet from my building!!!!. The price was what I could afford, as I am on Social Security Disability with a small pension, so I was fortunate that she had condos within my price range. I am certain these condos will not be available next year; as I am noticing prices are going up in So. Florida. Northerners are sick of the freezing winters and the snow. I have now recommended Lauren to family members and others interested in buying Condos in South Sarasota. She has already communicated with them. They are also about to retire, but are very fortunate enough to have much more funds than I. One being an M.D., the other had her own business for many years. I am hoping that Lauren can talk them into a nice place in Sarasota…..near the beach, which is where my sister, a Nurse Practitioner wants to live. I would love to have my family members and friends nearby, in which case, I would move to my little condo permanently. Lauren has a nice personality and has patience. She is a perfect Realtor. She is not pushy, if you know what I mean. I am recommending Lauren to anyone who is interested in living near Bradenton or Sarasota. She has become my little friend, and
I hope to remain friends with Lauren, as I shall be living down in Bradenton in my nice new refurbished condo for 3-4 months of the winter, and I can thank Lauren for that. She has also given me information with regard to where to buy furniture, how to get to the beach, stores that sell this and that etc. She has been a hugh help to me. I think she is terrific.
Sincerely, Christina L., RN-Retired/disabled
Fabulous realtor, knowledgeable, responsive and caring! Lauren has been an amazing agent and even though we purchased our home last year, she remains in contact with us. Lauren goes the “extra mile” to make sure she has as much information as possible, answers every question, and is assured that everyone is treated fairly and with respect. Her patience and expertise are exemplary qualities and it has been a pleasure working with her in the past and hopefully in the future, too! Our only regret is that our other home was out of her district and we could not use her to sell that home.
Dear Mike and Anita,
It’s a pleasure to write this letter to thank you for all the hard work you did in the process of buying our home in Grand Palm. You were always quick to return calls, answer questions, and advise us on matters concerning the purchase. It is no exaggeration that closing went smoothly and you led us through all things we wanted to know about living in Grand Palm! Through it all you were a realtor who was going to be a good friend. You went above and beyond and we would certainly recommend your services to anyone that is interested in buying or selling a home.
Lauren Ward is a perky professional. she was extremely helpful and as excited as I was when we found my dream house. I would only want to by a house from someone as enthusiastic as Lauren.
Lauren was wonderful in helping with the purchase of my condo. I haven’t bought any real estate in 29 years. She walked me through step by step and answered all my questions. She was honest with me and advised me well. She negotiated some extras in the contract. I took possession in less than three weeks.
Mike worked tirelessly to help us find a home in Venice. Our requirements were very specific and our budget was capped so when Mike found us the house we wanted we decided to finance a part of the cost. Mike not only found us the house we really wanted he also assisted us by recommending a local lender that allowed us to obtain the financing we needed. All things said, Mike did a great job as he only showed us homes that fit our criteria and he helped us avoid homes of dubious quality. If you get a chance to work with Mike you should take it.