Kevin Kling, P.A., Gaff's Realty Company

Ponce Inlet

One of the most beautiful cities in Florida is called Ponce Inlet. This peaceful and resourceful beach gem has everything a family or retiring couple could want during their stay. Visitors and residents can enjoy the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, first class fishing, long walks on the pristine beach, many outdoor sports, great dining, and so much more.

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Florida Real Estate Is Still The Best Investment

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 at 7:19am. 56 Views, 0 Comments.

According to a recent study, more than 1 in 4 Americans believe real estate is the best investment for assets they will not need for a decade or more. This same study found that just 17% of Americans would consider the stock market for long term investment compared to the 27% for those buying investment properties. This survey has been conducted for the previous three years and this is the first year in which real estate investment has garnered the top spot. With the vast improvements we have seen in our Daytona Beach area real estate market over the last two years, this comes as no surprise. Interest rates are still at all-time lows, and the fact that many of the distressed properties that attract cash-buyers have diminished, only points to further…

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Daytona Beach Condo Sales 2015 1st Half Report

Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 10:27am. 164 Views, 0 Comments.

Daytona Beach area condo sales were strong through the first half of 2015 and are on pace to meet or even exceed the record condo sales we saw last year. In Daytona Beach Shores and Ponce Inlet, condos sold at nearly the same rate as last year while the number of Daytona Beach condo sales has risen since 2014. Daytona Beach Shores continues to be the top city for condo sales, with 150 closings through the first half of 2015.

condo sales by cityThere were 135 Daytona Beach condo sales from, January 1st to June 30th while there were 44 condo sales in Ponce Inlet over this same time period. The differential in sales by city simply illustrates the concentration of property type for those still deciding on which Central Florida beach town is best for them. Ponce Inlet has…

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Tax Free Shopping - Back To School 2015

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 12:34pm. 74 Views, 0 Comments.

1st day of school port orangeDepending on how your summer has been you’re either overjoyed, or possibly even a little saddened, by your children’s impending return to school. It seems the summer has flown by and I know my two boys enjoyed an array of summer camp experiences from basketball to theater and more. But school starts back in Volusia County on Monday, August 24 and it is not too soon to begin preparing. Most notably, remember that Florida’s Tax Free week is August 7 to 14 where you can enjoy tax savings on clothing, footwear, wallets, and bags that costs $100 or less, school supplies that cost $15 or less, and the first $750 of the cost of personal computers and related accessories. This ten day period will give you plenty of time to stock up on school supplies for…

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UNDER CONTRACT - Harbour Village Condo A202

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 at 2:55pm. 280 Views, 0 Comments.

harbour village a202 under contractKevin Kling has just assisted another client in finding the perfect Ponce Inlet condo as Harbour Village #A202 is now under contract. This well-maintained condo offers three bedrooms, three bathrooms and nearly 2,200 square feet of living space nestled between the majestic Halifax River and our brilliant blue Atlantic coastline. Harbour Village is one of the most desirable condo communities in Central Florida as its prime location and array of amenities are popular among retirees and second-home owners. Residents in Harbour Village enjoy the privacy of Ponce Inlet, with traffic-free beaches, river access, community swimming pools, tennis courts, golf and much more. Call Kevin at (386) 527-8577 to view Harbour Village condos and townhomes for sale and…

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Daytona Beach Real Estate 2015 First Half Update

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 6:54am. 165 Views, 0 Comments.

Time flies when you’re having fun and we can’t believe that 2015 is already half way gone. Kevin Kling has enjoyed the first six months of the year by helping many clients with their Daytona Beach area residential real estate needs. This first half of the year has been very successful, both for Kevin, and the overall Daytona Beach home and condo market. We will have comprehensive market updates by city in the coming weeks, but first let’s dive into some of the sales numbers put up by Kevin so far this year.sales in 2015 by kevin kling

Through the first six months of 2015 Kevin has completed 28 residential sales across the Daytona Beach area. Out of this number there were 18 condo sales, 8 single-family home sales and two vacant land sales. Kevin’s real estate service with…

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2015 4th Of July Celebrations Around Daytona Beach

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at 6:51am. 202 Views, 0 Comments.

There are many festive and patriotic events planned for this weekend across the Daytona Beach area. Fireworks will light up the night sky. There will be free concerts, great activities for children and even some racing under the lights at Daytona International Speedway. Here’s a closer look at Independence Day celebrations in Daytona Beach, Port Orange, and Ormond Beach.fireworks daytona beach 

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The Daytona Bandshell Summer Concert series is in full swing and there’s no better night to listen to live, free music then this Saturday, July 4th. Come out for classic sound of The Alter Eagles, an Eagles tribute band, and stay for a tremendous firework display over the Atlantic coastline. This event is sure to be a popular place for families and there will be…

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Buying May Be Cheaper Than Renting In Volusia

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:24am. 209 Views, 0 Comments.

buying better than rentingRecently, Volusia County was ranked as the 15th best place in the US and the 4th best place in the state of Florida to buy a house compared to renting one. The real estate website, Trulia, reported that it is 48% cheaper to own your home rather than rent in Volusia County. Rental rates are rising around Daytona Beach and Port Orange while mortgage rates are still at all-time lows. There are many affordable, quality Port Orange homes for sale which are perfect for first-time homebuyers. Stop spending extra money on rental properties and invest in a Daytona Beach area home which could bring you savings now. Call Kevin today at (386) 527-8577 and let us go to work for you.

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Daytona Beach Condo Update 1st Quarter 2015

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 at 8:43am. 354 Views, 0 Comments.

Daytona Beach area condo sales have increased steadily in the first quarter of 2015 as more people discover the tremendous value found along the World’s Most Famous Beach. No other Florida beach town offers the level of affordable luxury found in Daytona Beach, Ponce Inlet and Daytona Beach Shores. And while there are many well-priced condos for sale currently, the larger demand has drawn sale prices higher, with quality offerings spending much less time on the market. In Daytona Beach, Ponce Inlet and Daytona Beach Shores, condo sales have increased while days-on-market have decreased over the past two years. Kevin Kling has also found condo sale success so far this year with 14 closed condo sales and an additional five properties under contract.…

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Turtle Day In Ponce Inlet 2015

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 8:02am. 599 Views, 0 Comments.

When: April 11, 2015 from 10:00am - 3:00pm
Where: Marine Science Center - 100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet
turtle day in ponce inletWhat: Get acquainted with endangered sea turtles and other marine life during the 12th annual Turtle Day at the Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet. Come out this exciting event on Saturday where you can meet glove-trained birds of prey and get your hands wet in the 14,000-gallon stingray touch pool, which features cownose stingrays and hermit crabs. Animal rehabilitation staff will explain how they care for injured birds and sea turtles, while vendors will serve food, beverages and frozen custard. Other activities will include face painting, crafts and live music. The day will culminate at 3 p.m. with the possible release of a rehabilitated sea…

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Links C403 At Harbour Village - SOLD

Monday, April 6th, 2015 at 11:58am. 306 Views, 0 Comments.

links condo soldKevin Kling recently sold another Harbour Village condo after being under contract for less one week! Links condo #C403 sold for $330,000 and offers three bedrooms, three bathrooms and more than 2,000 square feet of living space. This condo has been well-maintained and features stunning views of the Halifax River and Ponce de Leon Inlet lighthouse. At Harbour Village residents enjoy a luxurious yet laidback lifestyle bolstered by a nine hole par-3 golf course, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna, fitness facility, a clubhouse, restaurant and even a 142-slip deep-water marina. This makes Harbour Village a great option for those looking for a retirement destination or vacation home as the lifestyle here can be as active or laid-back as you…

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