Summer Coming to Daytona. June 2017

Summer coming to Daytona

Summer Coming to Daytona. It is June. Temperatures are in the upper 80s on the beachside, and hitting 90s in the mainland Daytona Beach area. The turtle season is active, and today I saw 3 new nests on our beach. Water in the ocean is in the upper 70s, and […] Read more »

Turtle Season is Back on Florida Beaches

Baby Sea Turtle

Sea Turtle Season is Back on Florida Beaches May 1 is the beginning of the Sea Turtle season on the beaches of Florida and in Volusia County where Daytona Beach is. “All of the world’s sea turtles are designated as either endangered or threatened and are protected by state, federal […] Read more »

Buying a condo in Daytona

Cloverleaf South

Buying a condo with your heart… The Buyer is an engineer. He said he would be implying objective and scientific method, be analytical. I worked with engineers before. Alas, I do not believe in engineers buying condos. I do not believe in Excel buyers. It does not work. You do […] Read more »

Fall in Daytona Beach

Towers Grande

I love the Fall in Daytona Beach. The temperatures comfortably in the mid to upper 80s, and it is a welcome change from even low 90s. It is comfortably warm. The water in the ocean is still warm, and you can be outdoors pretty much the whole day… I find […] Read more »

Plaza Resort & Spa. Glorious Past

Plaza Resort & Spa

The history… Market reports, listings… Market reports, listing…  how boring… I am looking at The Plaza Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach, and I ponder about its past… A few years ago my Moscow friend from school and college years sent me a photo of Hotel Clarendon on one Sunday […] Read more »

And a Cup of Morning Coffee on Your Balcony…

Sunset over Halifax River from Daytona Beach oceanfront condos

Surprisingly some of the statements about Daytona Beach oceanfront condos are not exactly true. You would keep reading remarks in our MLS about sitting on the balcony with a cup of morning coffee watching dolphins play. Well, if this is what you plan on doing when you move here, think twice. […] Read more »

100 Million and Counting

Daytona Beach Condos

“Florida breaks another tourism record with 29.8 million visitors in first quarter” This is the title of the article I ran into May 17 in Tampa Bay Times. It is about yet another record. I remember all the hype a year ago, when Florida reached 100,000,000 visitors a year record. […] Read more »

“Two Big Differences”

The Links in Ponce Inlet. 9-hole Golf Course

I remember that all-wrong phrase that struck me once: “Condos and Condos are two big differences”… but barring a weird way of expressing the thought, it is true There are hundreds of condos in Daytona Beach area and they are different. Different in many senses. Different in price, location, level […] Read more »