Real Estate News & Local Interest

Buyers Market Coming

A recent article by RealtyBizNews presents the idea that a buyer’s market may be right around the corner. 

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Renovating: Dos and Donts

Renovations can be tiresome both mentally and on your wallet, follow these tips and you can have a successful remodel!

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6 Tips for Stress Free Moving

Moving can be a very stressful experience. Clawing through years and years worth of stuff and evaluating what you need and can be totally daunting, but no need to fear! Listed below are 6 tips and tricks to make moving a breeze.

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Dining in Deland - 2018

Check out my updated list of the best bars and restaurants throughout Deland!

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7 Questions to Ask Your Realtor

You’ve been on the home search for a little while now and finally you find your dream home! Don’t start redecorating just yet however. There are a few things you should be asking your Realtor® before you submit the offer.

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2018 West Volusia Real Estate Market Update

The real estate market in 2017 was another banner year for both buyers and sellers in Deland, Deltona, Orange City and Debary. Interest rates have risen slightly; however, they remain at very affordable levels, continuing with the previous year’s ability to borrow money inexpensively.

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5 Simple Strategies for Staging your Home to Get the Best Offer

Thinking of selling your home? Consider these 5 preparations before you list your home for sale. To potential buyers, the small details are all part of the big package. Here is an easy guide to help you prepare your home for viewing.

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Home Inspections 101

When considering whether a home inspection is a good idea, several vital questions should be asked. From the basics of what a home inspection is to more detailed information such as who should see the home inspection, this is a must read when considering the purchase of a home.

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New Home Construction As An Option

New construction may be perfect for you as a buyer and certainly worth considering during your home search. Let's look at some of the potential benefits.

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Flood insurance...Do you really have coverage and will you be able to get it?

Flood insurance is often an overlooked necessity. This blog addresses this issue and looks into potential flood insurance issues if the National Flood Insurance Program is not renewed in September.

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West Volusia/East Lake Market Update

2016 was a strong year for the real estate market from the West Volusia area (Deland, Deltona, Orange City, Debary) over to the Eustis area. However, most Sellers and Buyers want to know what today's real estate market looks like. This statistical summary gives clarity to that concern.

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Homestead Exemption Tax Portability Implications

Homestead exemption for Florida homeowners is a valuable asset that homeowners don't want to sacrifice. This article outlines some basics of this fantastic program that can save you a ton of money by helping you keep the homestead exemption on your primary Florida residence.

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West Volusia Market Summary

2016 was a great year for real estate in West Volusia; however, opinions can vary widely. This article points to the FACTS of where we were AND where we are going by addressing the numbers in this local market alone.

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Freddie Mac interest rate report

Freddie Mac's latest reports suggest that interest rates are heading north.

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Victoria Park Deland

Victoria Park Deland is a hotbed in the Deland real estate market. The quality and style of homes, amenities and location make it one of Deland’s most highly sought after communities. Deland’s largest community deserves a brief overview due to its impact on the Deland Real Estate market.

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