January 2021

Found 2 blog entries for January 2021.

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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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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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