Who Should the Buyer in Florida Hire: Agent or Attorney?

Agent or Attorney

Real Estate Agent or Attorney? If you Google this question, you will see quite a few postings. Mostly from attorneys. And, you guessed it right, better to have the attorney than a real estate agent. They would dwell on how real estate agents are paid. That agents have interest in […] Read more »

I Want Top Floor…

Peck Plaza Condominium with top floor restaurant

– I want top floor I hear it quite often. We live on the 10th floor of a 17-story oceanfront condominium. Gorgeous view of the ocean to the east and the Halifax River to the west. We have it all. Newcomers usually want the top floor. Many people believe that […] Read more »

What is Coming on the Beach?

Cocina 214

Lately driving on Atlantic Avenue, I noticed the work being done on a large oceanfront lot. There were no any new condo or hotel announced for this site, and I could not figure it out. Then I noticed a sign saying Cocina 214, and figured that this was a Mexican […] Read more »

Ocean Walk Resort. Market Snapshot. October 2017.

Wyndham Ocean Walk

South Tower 300 N Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32118 Active: Currently there are 6 condos for sale in the South Tower of Ocean Walk Resort. 4 one-bedroom units starting from $234,900, and 2 two-bedroom units starting from $369,900. Actually, one is for this price and the other is for […] Read more »

Marina Grande in September 2017

MG on the Halifax

MG on the Halifax. Market Snapshot. September 24, 2017. MG on the Halifax is a 2-tower condo development. 31 condo for sale. 15 of them are 2-bedr/2 baths, and 16 are 3-bedr/3 baths units. Prices for 2-bedr start from $200K, and this price is greatly reduced. Listed in April for […] Read more »

Hurricane Irma. Lesson to Learn

Hurricane Irma

A couple of years ago we helped buyers from St. Petersburg, Russia, to purchase a house on Daytona’s Beachside. They were in Russia when Hurricane Matthew hit, and knew about hurricanes only from neighbors. Majority of what they hear is that it is no biggie, you can sit n your […] Read more »

Po’ Boy Sandwich at Parkway Bakery and Tavern

Po' Boy Sandwich at Parkway Bakery and Tavern

Po’ Boy Sandwich at Parkway Bakery and Tavern We first came to New Orleans 2 years ago for Mardi Gras. Then came here running away from Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, and this time from form Hurricane Irma. A few days that we spent here during each of these visits […] Read more »

VA Approved Condos in Daytona Beach Area

VA approved condos in Daytona Beach Area

VA approved condos in Daytona Beach Area Here is the list of condos in Daytona Beach Area approved by the Veterans’ Administration. The list is taken from the VA official website. I am a bit confused by the list, as we have Yorktowne Estate and Yorktowne Villas, and the names […] Read more »

Daytona Condo Market

Oceans Six

Daytona Condo Market – What is your ideal condo? I ask this question when I get a call from condo seekers. They tell me about bedrooms, view, pets, potential rentals…This helps me to narrow the search down to a few dozen, rather than a few hundred condos. Wouldn’t it be […] Read more »

Too Good To Be … Good

MG on the Halifax

Too Good To Be … Good Marina Grande on the Halifax (aka MG on the Halifax) is a two 26-story towers (no 13th floor, though) in Holly Hill is the only Miami-style condominium in the area. It feels like Miami, it looks like Miami, yet, it is still not Miami. […] Read more »