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It’s no secret that Florida has been, and continues to be, the top retirement destination in the country. Wonderful weather and astounding affordability are just some of the factors that drive droves of early-retirees and soon-to-be seniors to our scenic coasts in search of serenity. But with more than 65,000 square miles of temperate land and nearly 1,200 miles of coastal opportunities, a relocation and retirement to Florida can make dropping your pin on the map a bit more difficult. And, as Yogi Berra once said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”
When planning for retirement, many of us often seek out professional financial advisors and services to make us aware of options and set a road map for the future. Often

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The new year is here and you know what that means; tax time! Sorry to bring this bad news to bear, but as Mark Twain famously opined regarding the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector: “the taxidermist takes only your skin.” The good news is that this article is actually meant to help you save a few bucks by detailing the Florida homestead exemption.

The Daytona Beach area saw an incredible influx of home and condo buyers recently as work-from-home flexibility becomes the new-norm. For those buyers who purchased in 2020 and made this property their permanent residence, the deadline to file for homestead exemption is March 1st, 2021. The Florida homestead exemption includes a $25,000 initial exemption and an additional $25,000

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ormond beach river ocean golf view

Central Florida and the Daytona Beach area have long been a leisurely landing spot for snow-birds, second-home buyers, and retirees, but in typical 2020 fashion, the surprisingly surging home market here is becoming the new norm. Recent real estate and lender data shows a strong rise in demand for second homes as more Americans seek out warmer and more welcoming scenery for remote offices or self-seclusion. Whether it's Daytona Beach Shores oceanfront, Ponce Inlet riverfront, or a popular golf neighborhood in Ormond or New Smyrna Beach, our second-home destinations are drawing a socially-distanced crowd. 

With this sustained demand, it is no surprise that 60% of Florida home listings are going under contract in less than 30 days, and locally, most

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island crowne condo

Kevin Kling is finishing 2020 with a flurry of home and condo sales including this beachfront beauty, Island Crowne #604. This Daytona Beach luxury condo was sold for $679,000. The Central Florida real estate market is very active as we are seeing many new buyers coming from out of state. Are you considering a sale or purchase in the new year? Ready to plan and start crunching numbers? We are here to help. Call Kevin Kling at (386) 527-8577 for expert real estate assistance across the World's Most Famous Beach.

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oceans four 17c5 balcony

Between a few cold fronts here or there, the Daytona Beach area continues ton enjoy wonderful weather, perfect for spending time oceanfront through the holiday season. Kevin Kling's latest sale comes at the beachfront condo, Oceans Four, where unit #17C5 was recently sold for $300,000. This two bedroom condo has 1,700 living square feet and is located in an ideal Daytona Beach Shores location with shopping and dining just steps away. If you are considering a purchase along the World's Most Famous Beach, trust the top condo seller in town, Kevin Kling, to help in securing your beach escape. Call (386) 527-8577 and tell us about your perfect property.

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palmas de mallorca 202 oceanfront balcony

A recent study found that second-home purchases are up 100% in 2020 from 2019, and I sure believe it. More and more casual vacationers are trading high rental rates for ownership along the World's Most Famous Beach. Kevin Kling recently closed the sale of the luxurious, oceanfront condo, Palmas de Mallorca #202. This three-bedroom condo has more than 2,800 living square feet and was sold for $639,000. The market is very active right now and if you are not working with a proven professional you may miss out. Call Kevin at (386) 527-8577 for Daytona Beach area real estate assistance.

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161 deskin exterior

Homes priced in the low and mid $200's simply do not last in this highly active Central Florida market. Kevin Kling had barely completed the professional marketing for 161 Deskin Drive before this South Daytona home had multiple offers. This three-bed, two-bath home was sold for $254,000 -- full asking price! Homes are the new "office", and more buyers are entering the Daytona Beach and Port Orange house hunt. Call Kevin at (386) 527-8577 and let us assist your next sale or purchase in our hometown.

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628 hills exterior

Port Orange homes are highly sought and highly searched as many buyers like the location near Daytona Beach, near river, beach, and interstate, and near award-winning public schools. Kevin Kling grew up and currently lives in Port Orange, enjoying the beautiful scenery and many conveniences our city has to offer. Kevin recently closed a home sale in Rolling Hills, which is an acre-lot neighborhood with large homes, swimming pools and even RV garages. The home at 628 Hills Boulevard provides four bedrooms with nearly 2,800 living square feet and was sold for $525,000. Are you looking for a Port Orange home or a similar property to this? Call Kevin at (386) 527-8577 for expert real estate help in Central Florida.

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marbella 304 living room ocean view

 Unmatched oceanfront living awaits from this beautifully detailed beach escape in Daytona Beach Shores. Marbella #304 is a three-bedroom executive level condo home with direct oceanfront views in one of the most recently constructed condos on our Central Florida coast. The desired southeast corner location, upgraded flooring and gorgeous kitchen make this an outstanding condo value. Call Kevin Kling at (386) 527-8577 to schedule your private tour today.

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halifax landing 1011 balcony view

 Wonderful river and ocean views await the new owner of our sold listing, Halifax Landing #1011. This two bedroom condo with a den was sold for $289,000. Halifax Landing is one of the newest built condos in the Daytona Beach area, with a convenient location near both Daytona and Port Orange, and minutes from both the beach and the highway. Kevin Kling has the most sales at Halifax Landing all time and leads all condos sales across our Central Florida cities. Call Kevin at (386) 527-8577 to learn more bout beach and riverfront properties.

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