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Are You Ready To Buy A Home?

You have found the perfect new home and are ready to go. Once you secure financing and get your closing date scheduled you are on your way! There are a few things to keep in mind as you go forward. There are other costs when you purchase a home that you need to be aware of and plan for. O …

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Where is The Best Place to Retire

You have saved and planned and are ready to retire. Now comes the big question: Where should I retire? There are so many choices it may seem overwhelming. If there were one perfect spot to match the needs of every retiree, deciding where to settle would be simple. There a few things to look for when deciding where to live in retirement. …

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Why Now Is the Best Time to Buy a Home in New Smyrna Beach

Nestled along the Indian River and the Intracoastal Waterway just south of Ponce de Leon Inlet, you’ll find a charming beachside town recognized by National Geographic Magazine as one of the world’s top 20 surf towns and including an enchanting historic district full of quaint shops and bistros. Surrounded by water on three sides, New Smyrna Beach is also a …

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Top Golf Courses in New Smyrna Beach

There is no other way to say it…avid golfers simply love the game of golf. They love the poetry of a flawless drive, the precision of a perfect putt, the camaraderie the game and the exercise that comes with playing through nine or 18 holes…unless of course they enjoy the luxury of a golf cart more! If you love the …

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Use a Local Real Estate Agent for the Best Results

When you use a local real estate agent, you receive knowledgeable feedback and tips about the area and so much more. Local agents know the local market better than anyone, and they know what the market will bear as well as how low you can go. So, whether you are buying or selling property, it pays to use a local …

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Why an Experienced Real Estate Agent Will Save You Time and Money

Finding the right realtor is important for so many reasons. Whether you are buying or selling property, a skilled realtor can save you a great deal of time and money. Arnie Traub is your best resource when buying or selling a home in the Greater Daytona and New Smyrna Beach area. Anyone can spend a couple of minutes online and …

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How Much Home Can You Afford in New Smyrna Beach

Let me guess…you came down to New Smyrna Beach for a vacation and fell in love with this charming, little seaside gem? Now you are wondering how much real estate goes for in New Smyrna Beach. From sporty cars, to fancy clothes and even houses, it’s all about what we can afford. In New Smyrna Beach, median homes prices are …

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Is It Better to Buy a Vacant Lot and Build a Home?

Wondering if it is better to buy an existing home or buy a vacant lot and build a home? There are pros and cons to each scenario. First of all, it is a wonderful thing to be able to get exactly what you want, exactly where you want. If you buy a lot and build a home, you can pick …

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Tile or Shingled Roofs – What Is the Difference

Often times you get what you pay for, and that is definitely the case with roofing material. Take tile vs. shingles, for example. Tile is definitely a superior roofing material, but here are plusses and minuses to both – largely dependent upon your particular situation. Tile costs more than shingles, usually at least double, but it will could last 50 …