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2017 NSB Events

New Smyrna Beach, a town that is well-known for its quiet historic charm and beachside appeal, promises a very “event-full” 2017! In fact, New Smyrna Beach visitors and those lucky enough to live here have already enjoyed a host of terrific events this year. There was the Festival of the Arts, which is held every January at Riverview Park and …

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The Right Realtor Can Get You Exactly What You Want

Whether you are buying or selling your home or business, having the right realtor can get you exactly what you want: The right realtor is familiar with and very knowledgeable about both the buying and selling process. The right realtor knows the area and all of the latest listings. The right realtor understands the art of negotiations, and whether you …

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Invest at the Right Time

If you are planning to invest in property for a new business or a new home or a vacation home, you get more for your dollar if you buy at the right time. Right now, mortgage rates are at their lowest, making now an excellent time to invest in any type of property. If you are planning on selling your …

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Oceanside vs. Riverside Living

Oceanside or riverside living…which will it be? Both offer a relaxing environment that nurtures the soul. The ocean is so nice and refreshing. Just smelling the ocean air and listening to the waves lap the shore can be therapeutic. It’s a place where the porpoises are plentiful, the people are laid back and friendly and flip flops are the shoe …

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Do You Offer Asking Price or Below?

Every real estate transaction is different. What you offer should depends on how motivated the seller is to sell, how badly you want the property and how the actual value of the property compares to the asking price. It also depends largely on how well the property is priced to sell. For example, if you are looking at a house …

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Arnie Traub Realtor…Your Gateway to Luxurious Oceanfront Living

Arnie Traub is the premier waterfront real estate specialist in Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach and the surrounding area, and he holds the listings to a variety of desirable properties. Arnie Traub is a skilled Realtor and your best resource when buying or selling a home in the Greater Daytona and New Smyrna Beach area. Immersed in this community for …

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How Do Mortgage Calculators Work?

The most popular use for a mortgage calculator is to estimate the payment on a new mortgage. You simply plug in the number of years of the loan – usually 15 or 30; and the amount you will be financing. If you are using a certain bank’s or mortgage company’s mortgage calculator, the current interest rate may pop up automatically. …

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The Smart Money Is on Waterfront Property in 2017

In recent years, the influx of baby boomers has dramatically affected the real estate market – particularly the waterfront real estate market. Although this trend has peaked, the boomers are continuing to purchase waterfront property in Florida for vacation and retirement homes. According to U.S. Census figures, a 10% growth rate of those between 45-65 years of age is expected …

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Research Mortgage Lenders Before Buying Your Home

Buying a home can be one of the biggest decisions you will ever make, but choosing the right mortgage lender can also be huge decision. Be careful. The mortgage lender you pick can affect your future, in either a good way or very negatively. It is important to research mortgage lenders before you buy your home. The first step is …

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Waterfront Real Estate Specialist

Arnie Traub is the premier waterfront real estate specialist in Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach and the surrounding area. Looking for a distinctive waterfront home? How about a luxurious riverfront “Spanish Castle” in Daytona Beach? Take a tour, and travel back in time to a place full of old world charm. French doors open to sweeping waterfront views to the …