July 2014

Found 38 blog entries for July 2014.

daytona beach indian motorcyclesA new motorcycle legend is coming to historic Beach Street in Daytona Beach and should be open in time for this year’s Biketoberfest. Indian Motorcycles have recently rented the brick building that previously housed the Daytona Harley Davidson dealership. Indian Motorcycles, which is one of the original motorcycle pioneers predating Harley Davidson, is set to begin renovations immediately on this location nestled along the majestic Halifax River. This is a welcomed addition to an improving Beach Street commercial atmosphere and will help draw many visitors and locals alike to the array of excellent shops and restaurants in Downtown Daytona Beach. The new Indian Motorcycles at 290 N. Beach Street will be a full-service operations, with both sales of new

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oceans five sale daytona shoresKevin Kling has yet another Daytona Beach Shores condo pending sale as Oceans Five #1404 is now under contract. This condo features two bedroom, two bathrooms and nearly 1,200 square feet of living area with beautiful beach and city views. Though this condo needs a little work, it is being purchased at a great price and is located in a building that offers tons of amenities. Oceans Five is a popular condo choice due to the beautiful oceanfront pool, fitness facility and gold club that within walking distance for residents. Call Kevin today at (386)527-8577 to find your piece of paradise along the World’s Most Famous Beach.

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When: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Where: International Speedway, Daytona Beach
daytona international speedway race campWhat: Daytona Beach area kids that like NASCAR are going to absolutely love the Daytona International Speedway Race Camp this week! The camp will be held this Thursday at the racetrack and includes a track tour, obstacle course, and a photo in Gatorade Victory Lane. Camp goers will also get to sit inside a racecar, view safety demonstrations and much more. This camp is open for children ages 6 to 12 and costs $65. This price also includes two tickets to The Sprint Unlimited NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on February 14, 2015! This is a great deal and is sure to be a ton of fun for the kids. For more information, or to register, call 877-306-RACE or visit Race Camp.

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When: Saturday, August 2, 2014, 7:15 - 9:45pm
Where: Daytona Beach Bandshell. 70 Boardwalk, Daytona Beach
What: This week’s summer concert at the Daytona Beach Bandshell is twice as nice as two amazing acts are set to perform. First, enjoy Fire and Rain the ultimate James Taylor Tribute, followed by a fantastic Fleetwood Mac tribute band. The Daytona Bandshell will be alive with the sounds of decades gone by on another breezy summer night under the stars. Food and drink will be available for sale while you will also be able to rent chairs for a nominal fee. Be sure to stay til the end of the evening as another spectacular firework display will light up the Daytona Beach skyline. Bring family and friends to this event which is sure to be fun for all ages.

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Underprivileged Daytona Beach youth have the opportunity to receive free school supplies in the coming weeks as kids get set to go back to school. The Daytona Beach Mayor’s Backpack Giveaway will take place at three locations Aust 3rd, 5th, and 10th. This program, which is in its 7th year, is set to distribute 3,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to Daytona Beach kids this year. All children participating must be Daytona Beach residents and parents ID may be requested. The dates and times for the Mayor’s Backpack Giveaway are as follows:

Saturday, August 3
Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Community Center
1000 Vine Street
9 to 11 a.m.

Monday, August 5
Lenox Park
825 S. Grandview Avenue
2 to 4 p.m

Saturday, August 10
Dickerson Community Center
308 S.

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tax free shopping floridaThe sizzling summer has been moving fast and it won’t be long until it’s back to school for Daytona Beach and Port Orange area kids. Before the school doors open, many families are anticipating a tax-free day to stock up on school supplies and clothes for their little ones. The 2014 Florida Sales Tax Holiday will be Friday, August 1st through Sunday, August 3rd. Tax exemptions are made on clothing items priced up to $100 and on the first $750 of personal computers and computer-related accessories. To view other rules and exemptions to the holiday, click here. Enjoy the remainder of your summer and be sure to take part in this tax-free holiday to help your pocketbook for Back to School 2014.

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If you are going to enjoy a luxury condo in the Daytona Beach area, it is important to choose a location that has the type of amenities that will keep you comfortable and content for many years to come. Each buyer’s needs and expectations are different, and thus the priority of condo building amenities can vary for many Daytona Beach condo buyers. One aspect that may be overlooked, especially for oceanfront condos, is the quality, quantity and size of the community swimming pool(s) a condo building offers. Below we will discuss some of the community swimming pools at Daytona Beach area condos that should be considered if quality pools are high on your priority list. 

Palma Bella Palma Bella offers one of the largest Daytona Beach area condo community

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We could tell you all day that the best investment an individual can make is to purchase a home (especially in Daytona Beach or Port Orange), but our opinion could be construed as slightly bias. Now, if a billionaire money manager suggests that home-buying is the best investment, then maybe his expert opinion deserves a little more credence. Just this week, John Paulson, a Wall Street hedge fund manager who has made billions of dollars, said, “I still think, from an individual perspective, the best deal investment you can make is to buy a primary residence that you're the owner-occupier of.” He cites the current low interest rates for a 30-year mortgage and the higher cost of renting rather than buying as determinants in his opinion. With home prices

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pelican bay homes for saleKevin Kling just placed another Daytona Beach home under contract in the popular golf course community, Pelican Bay. This quaint attached home at 194 Gray Dove Court offers two bedrooms, two bathrooms and more than 1,300 square feet of living space. The new owners will enjoy the privacy and convenience that the gated, Pelican Bay provides. Pelican Bay is located just second from both Interstate 4 and Interstate 95 highway access and is very close to shopping, dining and the World’s Most famous Beach. Call us today at (386)527-8577 to explore Daytona Beach homes for sale in Pelican Bay or other golf course communities in our area.

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When: Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:00pm
Where: Rockefeller Gardens, Ormond Beach
What: The Ormond Beach Summer Sounds concert series rolls on this Friday night as the Knights to Remember play at Rockefeller Gardens. Take a trip to the past as this band plays your favorite Doo Wop, 50’s, 60’s and other oldies hits. Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket for your comfort and enjoy this free night of music along the majestic Halifax River in Ormond Beach. rockfeller gardens stage

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