Stan Batten has been our Broker for 30+ years and knows more about the real estate market than he ever thought possible. He is extremely knowledgeable with every aspect of the area including schools, churches and many civic organizations.
Stan has been married to Chris Batten since 1998 and has two daughters and four grandchildren. In his spare time, Stan enjoys spending time with his grandkids, boating, target practice, swimming and fishing.
Stan is a very active member of the Kiwanis and Elk Clubs. Most notably he was the recipient of the Kiwanian of the Year for 2012-2013. He is certified for Mediation with the Florida Association of Realtors and a member of the National Association of Realtors.
Since 2002, Stan has been a member of the Ethics Committee for the Lake City Board of Realtors. In 2005, He was the President-Elect of the Lake City Board of Realtors and in 2006 and 2013 he served as the President of the Lake City Board of Realtors.
In 2007, Stan was elected the District One Vice President for the Florida Association of Realtors. District One encompasses approximately 13,000 members of local real estate Boards. He was one of 13 statewide who served that year.
Also in 2007, Stan was voted " Realtor of the Year" by the Lake City Board of Realtors.
Stan is only 1 of 4 Certified Residential Specialists in the Lake City area.
He has been on the board of Directors for the Lake City Board of Realtors for over 10 years. And he is currently on the Strategic Planning Committee for the Florida Realtors.
Stan is a Graduate of Florida Realtors Leadership Academy, he is a Short Sale & Foreclosure Specialist and notably a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Only 4% of all Realtors are CRS Certified.