August 2013

Found 25 blog entries for August 2013.

ocean vistas 411Kevin Kling has just closed yet another Ocean Vistas condo in Daytona Beach Shores, marking his 4th sale in this building in 2013. This two bedroom condo sprawls over 2,000+ sqft of living space and has all of the lavish amenities you’ve come to expect at Ocean Vistas. This condo is a perfect second home or vacation property, offering instant access to the Worlds Most Famous Beach and all the fun in the sun that entails. Call Kevin Kling today to explore the three available listings he holds in Ocean Vistas , or allow us to sell your condo quickly and for top-dollar. Help us reach the $20 million mark in 2013 as we continue to set ourselves apart from the pack.

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grand coquina kevin sold 805Kevin Kling just closed his second sale in Grand Coquina this month! We have already surpassed our 2012 record of $17 million in sales and are on pace to exceed $20 million by year’s end. This unit in Grand Coquina offers breathtaking river and ocean views and places the new owner in the heart of all that Daytona Beach Shores has to offer. Grand coquina also has many comfortable community amenities including two pools (one indoor), a fitness center, sauna, spa, and sprawling social room. Call us today to explore available units in this highly-sought building, or let us go to work for you on selling your condo or home.

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Some of you may have noticed on your drive to work this morning, a change in the traffic pattern around the new BJ’s Wholesale Club in Port Orange. The Yorktowne Blvd extension is now open, running behind the new BJ’s from Dunlawton to Taylor Road at the entrance to Sky Lake Estates. This also means that the Taylor Road traffic pattern heading north has changed, eliminating the left (west) turn onto Dunlawton Avenue. Here are the permanent changes taking place today provided by Volusia County Road & Bridge:

  1. The northbound left-turn lanes on Taylor Branch Road to westbound Dunlawton Avenue (SR 421) will be closed permanently. All other movements at this intersection will remain open during and after the intersection modification.
  2. Yorktowne
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When: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, August 30th - September 1st
Where: Manatee Island Park, 325 N Beach St. Daytona Beach
What: The 1st Viva Volusia International Latino Arts, Culture and Culinary Festival is set for this weekend in Daytona Beach. This promises to be a renowned event that will bring the flavors of Latin America to Central Florida. There will be live music and dancing, international food vendors, and games and prizes for the kids. Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in creating history and be at the forefront of what will become a yearly Florida tradition! For more information and a full event schedule, visit Viva Volusia. 1st annual viva volusia

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When: Saturday, August 31st, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: Oceanfront Park / Bandshell. Daytona Beach
rolling stones daytona beach concertWhat: It’s only rock n’ roll but you’ll like it, this weekend at the Daytona Beach Bandshell. Come get some Satisfaction this Saturday night for the sounds of the US Stones, a tribute to the ever-popular Rolling Stones. You’ll think Mick Jagger himself has taken the stage when this great band brings you hits such as Beast of Burden, Gimme Shelter, and Sympathy for the Devil. A tremendous fireworks display will immediately follow the concert. This free concert is brought to you by the City Of Daytona Beach. Food, beer and other beverages will be available for purchase and chairs can be rented for this exciting event. And sorry, You Can’t Always Get What You

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It’s been a hot summer, and this time we are talking about the real estate market rather than those 90+ degree days. This past July was a great month for Daytona Beach area real estate, setting the highest marks in both average sale price and units sold that we have seen in years. Properties are also not sitting on the market for nearly as long, as the average days on market made a sizable drop from years past. Let’s review some of these numbers and see where Kevin Kling’s real estate knowledge and experience pushes these averages to new heights. july daytona sold graph

The number of total units sold in the Daytona Beach MLS rose from 442 in 2012 to 577 this year. This is nearly a 25% increase in volume this year, compared to the more modest 15% increase seen from 2011 to

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aunt catfish restaurant diningOne of the best things about living by the water is the selection of casual and family-friendly waterfront dining opportunities. Many of these local restaurants have their own boat docks where a fresh catch is brought in daily, and it also allows you to decide between dining out by automobile or by sea vessel. Whether it be along the peaceful Halifax River where you can catch a glimpse of dolphins at play, or directly on the sands of the World’s Most Famous Beach, these restaurants are sure to please tourists and locals alike.

Aunt Catfish’s on the River - Aunt Catfish's, located on the Halifax River in Port Orange is a local favorite. Offering an array of “Down South River Cookin’”, there is sure to be a delicious dish for you. Their famous Sunday

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When: Friday, Saturday,Sunday - August 23rd - 25th, varying times
Where: Ocean Center. Daytona Beach home show ocean center
What: You'll find a home and garden extravaganza at the Volusia County Fall Home and Garden Show at the Ocean Center this weekend! The Home Show is the place for you to experience what's new in home remodeling, home decor and more, with opportunities to meet hundreds of experts. Admission is $7 for adults, $4 for seniors age 60 and up, and free for children 16 and under. There is also a coupon available on their website linked below. Times are as follows:
Friday (8/23) - 12pm - 7pm
Saturday (8/24) - 10am - 7pm
Sunday (8/25) - 11am - 5pm
For more information, visit Volusia County Home & Garden Show

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When: Saturday, August 24th, 5:30pm
Where: Halifax Historical Museum, 252 South Beach Street, Daytona Beach
annual surf social daytona museumWhat: Come out this Saturday for the 4th Annual Surf Social in Historic Downtown Daytona Beach. This event will include two surf-film showings: Kem McNair's "No Hodads Allowed" and Pat Altes' "When We Were Kings". Enjoy the movies, wine, beer, food and cold drinks for the youngsters, plus an exciting raffle with great prizes. Ticket pricing is $10 for Halifax Historical Society Members, $12 for nonmembers, and $5 for children 15 and under. Movie seating is limited to 100, so make your reservations now by calling the Halifax Historical Museum at 386-255-6976.

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nickoloff When: Saturday, August 24th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: Oceanfront Park / Bandshell. Daytona Beach
What: The dog days of summer are winding down, but the Daytona Bandshell Summer Concert Series is still rockin’! Come out this Saturday night for the sounds of Nickoloff. A tremendous fireworks display will immediately follow the concert. This free concert is brought to you by the City Of Daytona Beach. Food, beer and other beverages will be available for purchase and chairs can be rented for this exciting event. No coolers allowed. See you out there! Come back for more Daytona concert updates. 

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