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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Property Centre
Real Estate and lifestyle for Daytona Beach and Ormond Beach areas in Volusia County, FL.

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2009 

RisMedia recently ran a story on the trends already established by the Gen Y'rs, who are 72 million strong, just in the US, and 2 billion globally.  They were born between 1978-1987, and are becoming a very strong economic force.  We as Realtors need to adapt our strategies to fit their needs - j...
05/30/2009
Florida's existing home sales rose in April - the eighth consecutive month that sales activity increased in the year-to-year comparison, according to the latest housing data released by the Florida Association of Realtors (FAR). April's statewide sales showed gains over the previous month's sales...
05/28/2009
I got some really sad news today.  I've been working with a seller on a home in Daytona Beach for 9 months, in a short sale situation.  The husband died a very sad and painful death. The wife took care of him until that day. She wasn’t able to work because of his needs. She went home to be with h...
05/26/2009
For those of you who haven't been watching the Florida weather this week, take a look at these photos of the Daytona Beach International Speedway,  17.5 inches of rainfall at the Daytona Speedway.  Maybe they could run a boat race, but I don't reckon the banking would help.  5-18-09 thru 5-21-09 ...
05/22/2009
I just read a very insightful and thoughtful article by George Mantor on RisMedia, about the homes of yesterday and today, and trends for tomorrow. We find ourselves in the early 21st century with McMansions.  The average 920 sq ft home of the 1950s has become 2,400 sq ft and in many places, 6,00...
05/20/2009
Lovely and bright two bedroom, 1 bath starter home in the heart of Daytona Beach. Only 5 minutes to the beach, this charming bungalow has been updated with tile throughout, and is ready for a new owner! Large fenced yard too!   Plenty of room to expand. Close to Sunnyland Park with ballfield. Clo...
05/18/2009
I just finished a blog on Pelican Bay, a community with 2 golf courses, mixed use developments of townhomes and single family houses, with a wide range of prices and locations - and was again reminded of the beauty of this planned development.  I hope you enjoy the slideshow below. If you want to...
05/16/2009
If you are a 1st Time Homebuyer and want to take advantage of the great buyer's market in Daytona Beach right now, here are details on how the 2009 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit can help you purchase your first home. 1.  Who Qualifies?1st-time home buyers who purchase homes between Jan. 1 - De...
05/13/2009
The NASCAR Foundation has partnered with the Motor Racing Network MRN and Sirius NASCAR Radio to take to the airwaves May 11-18 for a week-long celebration of NASCAR Day. Fans can tune in to Sirius for live updates and interviews with some of your favorite NASCAR celebrities. On NASCAR Day, Siriu...
05/11/2009
The legislature will be in session one more week to finalize the budget, but many Florida Assn. of Realtors initiatives moved forward, and we are pleased with the results, such as: 1.  SJR 532. This constitutional amendment will ask voters to limit increases in property tax assessments on all non...
05/08/2009
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