Real Estate News & Local Interest

A Tip for Sellers

I was recently looking at a home for myself and made an appointment to view a home that looked like a good fit. When we arrived the seller was very happy to show me around, he was very friendly and we were happy to have his playful dog there, but when we left, we realized we had made a mistake.

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Things to Do while Social Distancing

It is an uncertain time. What started off as Spring Break for our local communities has become a time of social distancing and quietude. But just because you are social distancing, does not mean you need to sit around doing nothing. Here are a few activities you can still do while Social Distancing.

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Spring Break Camps around Volusia County

Whether you are ready or not, Spring Break is almost here! Volusia County schools will be off March 16 – 20. This includes DeLand, Daytona Bach, and Deltona. Here are some resources to help you plan your spring holiday break.

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Defective Drywall Addendum – What’s That?

Most home buyers and sellers in Florida are asked to sign a Defective Drywall Addendum. But do you actually know what it means? Here is a quick run-down.

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Six Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

The Groundhog has not seen its shadow and so, if you believe Punxsutawney Phil, we should expect and early spring. We have talked about what to do to help keep your Gardens Curb Appeal Ready, but here are a few tips to help get your home Fresh for Spring.

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Current Trends in Shopping; Are Big Malls Over?

Just recently, an article floated into my inbox. It was another article supporting a trend that I had been noticing with the shopping areas around Volusia County too, big malls are on the way out while smaller shopping centers are on the rise.

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Curb Appeal Tips for Winter in Central Florida

It’s winter in Florida. No, we don’t get snow, or freezing temperatures for more than a few days, but the cold weather does affect the more colorful and tropical foliage of DeLand, Deltona, Mt Dora, Daytona, and other Central Florida areas. Check these tips on keeping your garden curb appeal ready.

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Rent or Buy? What Should You Do?

It seems like an age-old question; is it better to rent or buy? Turns out this answer depends on where you live.

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Is Now the Time to Sell?

Last night I was surprised to read the headline of an article in my inbox, Realtor.com: For-Sale Inventory Lowest in Two Years. “The Lowest in Two Years?” I thought, “Surely, not.” So now, of course, I am doing some research.

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Buying a Home and Taxes: What You Should Know

It’s a New Year! And for many that means resolutions, fitness, and starting new activities, but for a lot of us, that means it is time to get your information ready to do your taxes. If you have just bought a home, you may have heard that a home is a great tax deduction! And it can be, if eligible.

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