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Victor Patane, Broker

Ft Lauderdale, FL Real Estate Agent

Fort Lauderdale and Fort Lauderdale Beach

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My RE Mission...Is to respect the integrity and the needs of my clients with uncompromising honesty!

Specialized in Luxury properties. Waterfront homes. Oceanfront condos. License: BK0552963

About Victor Patane, Broker

Ft Lauderdale, FL real estate agents

Your real estate investment should add to your assets, not break your bank. As a knowledgeable real estate broker for 30 years, I have come to know real estate, especially the South Florida market. As a resident of Broward County since 1973, I have come to know the nuances of this region. My family and I appreciate South Florida’s rare blend of small-town community pride and cosmopolitan sophistication. I realized early on that successful real estate sales begin with matching people to the homes and communities that best suit their lifestyle. My knowledge of the area and the local Real Estate market makes me the perfect choice when looking for a realtor.

My affiliation with the Fort Lauderdale Board of Realtors, The National Association of Realtors, The Florida Association of Mortgage Brokers and the local Chambers of Commerce has established me as a professional who is here to stay. My access to the Multiple Listing Service and The National Association of Realtors allows me to network with other realtors so that, whether buying or selling, the most pertinent information needed to close your transaction is literally at my fingertips, including information that is not found in the MLS.

Throughout Broward County/South Florida I specialize in: waterfront properties, beach condos, investments opportunities, property management, and large commercial properties.

I have sold over 2,000 single family homes, townhomes, condos, and commercial properties, which amounts to over 400 million in sales volume. In addition, I have listed over 3,000 single family homes, townhomes, condos, and commercial properties throughout South Florida.


I was born in Italy, but I speak English, Italian, and Spanish. I have 30 years of experience in listing and selling residential and commercial properties in South Florida (USA). In my real estate career, I have been a top producer for Century 21, ERA, and Better Homes & Garden by consistently listing and selling 75-100 properties per year.

In 1994, I was awarded the Top Gun agent award in Broward County Florida by ERA. From 1994 to 1999, I served as chairman for the MLS and Legal Forms Committee for the South Broward Board of Realtors. I received several awards for implementing numerous ideas, such as improving the MLS search engine as well as legal paragraphs in the Contract for Sale and Purchase.

In 1999-2003, I was Vice President of GMAC Home Team Realty, Inc. We had four offices in Broward County, and I managed the GMAC Real Estate office in Ft. Lauderdale.

In July 2003, I formed 1st American Group & Inv. Realty, Inc. located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

In 2006, I became a real estate coach for the Mike Ferry Organization and coached new agents as well real estate brokers for one year.

In 2008-2011, I designed a specific Short Sale and REO system that was proven to sell properties 67% faster and 2.1% for more money. This system has been carefully crafted by integrating the latest and most cutting edge selling techniques that automatically attract the most likely buyer.

My goal is to help as many buyers and sellers in my market place by providing the most efficient and speedy real estate services.

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Victor Patane, Broker's Real Estate Reviews for Ft Lauderdale, FL and surrounding areas

Victor Patane is a true professional first! He marketed my condo world wide with an excellent virtual tour of my condo. He handled the sale from A to Z. Infact he also arranged for me to sign all the closing documents before the closing because I had to leave prior to the closing. Victor Patane is excellent!!!

Let me ask you a question: Will you remember your sales associate name 21 years after you’ve bought a property?… I do! His name is Victor Patane. I think you would remember too if after half a year trying to buy and going from Realtor to Realtor just to hear that they cannot get you to qualify because you have a poor profile, finally, you find one who has determination, knowledge and not afraid to work hard to make things happened. Thank you, Mr. Patane, for making my American dream become a reality, and for showing that real professionalism will go a long way. Usually, I am reluctant to use grandiloquent words but “you are my hero.”

The service and personal attention we received from Victor Patane was exceptional. His knowledge of the local market and key contacts in the community helped us with selling our home and finding the perfect condo in a beautiful location. After patiently going through listings and explaining every detail with us, he made sure we got the best offer for our previous home and more importantly, the best value purchase for the new one! It was also comforting to know that if Victor didn’t answer his phone right away, a return call was just minutes away.Regardless of whether you are buying or selling, I would highly recommend Victor Patane to help you in this life changing move. We could not have asked for a better Realtor Agent to guide us through the process.

Just imagine, in approximately 5 weeks' time you sold my house! I am extremely grateful for your day to-day information during that time which kept me on top of what was taking place in every aspect of the transaction. Your dedicated and persevering attitude will always be remembered. Sometimes simple words say it best: Thank You.

— Maureen Kellawan, Pembroke Pines

Thank you for all your patience. I worked with other Realtors in the area that I was interested in for quite some time and was not able to find a foreclosure property in my price range. Once I started working with you, not only did you guide and advise me throughout the complicated foreclosure process, but you also found the perfect home within my price range. Thank you for being beside me and guiding me in an uncertain part of my life. You made buying my first house simple and easy. I will pass out your cards to all of my friends and family looking to buy or sell a house.

— Adamo Tomassi, (Sunswept) Pembroke Pines

We just want to express our gratitude for being such a great person and most of all a knowledgeable Broker. You sold us this house in 1996 and because you did a great job then, we called you when it was time to sell it. We thought that in this market we would not be able to get the price that we wanted, but you did it again. We got a great price when we purchased it, and we got a great price when you sold it. We could not have asked for a better Broker.

— Jim & Luz Larkin, (Chapel Trail) Pembroke Pines

“Victor, you definitely understand the Ft. Lauderdale Beach Real Estate market. You sold our condo full price in less than 60 days for $250,000 and found us a condo in Southpoint that was not even on the market for sale. You made it happen. Thank you"

— Mr. & Mrs. Atherton, UK

“Victor, I was very impressed when you sold my beach condo in just 90 days and for $1,150,000. There were 8 other condos for sale in the building and you not only listed it but you also had the buyer as well. It was a very smooth and pleasant experience. Thank you for everything you’ve done for us!”

— Mr. & Mrs. Genuardi

You promised it would sell quickly and it did and for $650,000! You have proven to me that not all Realtors are so bad, and in this case, that “MY” Realtor is quite good. More importantly, YOU CARED! Thank you!”

— Emilio Perez

“Victor, you not only sold my condo In just 90 days and for $1,150,000, but you found our Florida winter dream home in Lighthouse Point. ($2,145,000) I loved the way you And your staff handled all the details From start to finish. I will highly Recommend you and your staff to My family and friends anytime..! Thank you again!”

— Mr. & Mrs. Genuardi

“Victor, after we sold an apartment building in New York and after looking at about 65 shopping centers in Florida; You found the perfect location and most of all with 95% occupancy and great return on our investment. It was a pleasure working with you from start to finish. I would recommend you highly to all my business associates anytime ($2,400,000). You’re a true professional! Thank you!”

— AJ&J Realty

“Victor, you are a saint… you were a true professional who patiently put up with our “meshigos” (craziness) to move us into this four-plex by the sea. We are loving being here and are busy shopping, shopping, Shopping to make it complete. Love the beach here as well the way you took care of Everything for us. Thank you for making it happen!”($850,000)

— Carol & Paul Morganstein

“Victor, you are a true professional. Your knowledge of the area and your ability to sell Real Estate got my condo sold in just 2 weeks and for $476,000. I was mostly pleased with the way you and your staff handled the sale without any glitches. I would recommend you and your staff without hesitation.”

— Mrs. Renay Feldman

“Victor, we live at L’Hermitage and know many other Realtors, but no one else was able to find us an investment property on the Galt… YOU DID IT..! ($375,000)Your knowledge of the area and the real estate business puts you ahead of the competion… Your professionalism, honesty and Persistence made my purchase very easy. Thank you and your staff… Great job!”

— Mr. & Mrs. Izzo

“Your professional determination and skills demonstrated that you really get the job done. Not only you sold our home seven days and get the money that we needed to buy the next one, but you Also found the house in the area that we wanted ($2,200,000). Thank you for all your help. You’re simply the BEST!”

— Mr. & Mrs. Reyes

“Victor, you demonstrated to me How well you know Real Estate And the Galt Ocean Mile condo market, you found me a great deal! You were very informative and honest throughout the whole process. I would recommend you to my friends and family anytime! Thank you!”

— Jorge Pagliaricci

“I was terrified at the idea of moving At my age. When I approached Victor, he assured me that he would help this idea become a realty, and it DID! I would recommend Victor to anyone At any age.”

— Mrs. Helen Palladino

“Victor, I have a Beauty Salon on the Galt Ocean Mile and I know a lot of Realtors but no one else was able to find me a condo in my price range.. ($325,000) YOU DID IT! Your hard work and persistence paid off for me… You did a great job! Thanks for all your help!"

— Ms. Denise Levesque

“My House not only sold when you said it would, but it sold over appraisal value ($650,00). No wonder you’re the #1 agent! We recommend you to highly to anyone. Thank you!"

— Mr. & Mrs. Chan

“You found my dream home and demonstrated that your service is what makes you #1. Thank you and your staff for all your help!”

— Carol DeSena

“Victor, I was so pleased The way you sold my condo even before it was listed and got us top dollar ($450,00) which was exactly what we wanted. You did a great job and handled the sale in a professional and honest manner. Thank you so much!”

— Mr. & Mrs. D’Agostino

Victor Patane, of 1st American Group and Investments Reality, is the best realtor we have had the pleasure of working with and we have worked with quite a few in the NYC metro area where we recently bought a house. He helped us find a condo that accepts pets (and not many in Florida do!). Victor continues to assist us, post closing on our unit, with questions about insurance and deeds. He has welcomed us to Florida and our dogs couldn't be more grateful!

- Jose Zuleta