Daytona Beach News - Port Orange Updates

So often in our world of immediate gratification, we find that we are burdened with expectations well beyond what one would consider normal. It would not be reasonable to drive your car at an ever accelerating speed without slowing down from time to time. It would be reasonable to to use the brakes, perhaps yield to another vehicle, and yes you may even make a wrong turn here or there. You may also have more than one car in your garage. The old reliable family car, a new car, a business vehicle, or even a sports car. Each would have been purchased for a specific reason at a certain time. Times change, and sometimes, we are left to make adjustments.

There are a lot of similar things that have happened in lending industry during the past few years. The

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The mortgage crisis has added additional changes for some homeowners with a home equity line of credit. YOUR HELOC MAY BE FROZEN! Check with your HELOC provider often to make sure your funds have not been frozen. Many bank customers are finding that their home equity lines of credit cannot be used after making large purchases. Customers with great credit and lots of equity in their homes have been hit with the HELOC freeze too. Bank Of America and Washington Mutual have setup a process for clients to appeal the decision of the bank. If you get a letter about your account being frozen or find out by surprise, take the following steps:

  1. Contact your HELOC provider immediately.
  2. Shop for another HELOC.
  3. Be ready for a new home
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venetian bay venetian villas neighborhood new smyrna beach florida homesI just completed the sale of a beautiful home in Venetian Villas inside the Venetian Bay community. The buyers are ecstatic and couldn't be happier! Homes were viewed in Cypress Head, Spruce Creek Fly In, Riverwood Plantation, and Villages At Royal Palm. Eventually the perfect home came available in Venetian Bay.

The price/square footage of the home and the luxurious amenties offered in the Venetian Bay neighborhood made this investment very appealing. Venetian Bay offers a brand new golf course and country club, bike trails, a downtown shopping center with restaurants, a luxurious pool with beach area, tiki bar with food, and entertainment for residents on the weekend. **JUST ADDED** Winn Dixie has signed on to build a Marketplace Shopping Center for

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A gorgeous St. Andrews 3 bedroom 3 bathroom closed today at Harbour Village in Ponce Inlet, Florida. These Orlando buyers got a great deal! Harbour Village has the best amenities available in all of Ponce Inlet. Owners enjoy the ocean front beach club, boat dock availabilities, private fishing areas, health clubs, private pools, indoor pools, spas, golf, and even tennis. What else can you ask for?

This St. Andrews unit featured:

  • Paddle Fans
  • Solid Surface Counters
  • Built in side by side fridge
  • Open floor plan
  • Large bedrooms
  • Fantastic Views

Kevin can help you buy or sell a condo at Harbour Village in Ponce Inlet. Give him a call today 386-527-8577.

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cypress head homes for sale in port orange florida golf course communities6452 Cypress Springs Pkwy closed on Friday. Cypress Head continues to attract out of town buyers with it's beautifully maintained neighborhood and golf course. This golf course community is at the top of the list when it comes to golf course communities in Port Orange, Florida. Additional features and amenities in this neighborhood include tennis courts, community pool, restaurant, bar, driving range, golf course, and club house.

If you are looking for a well built home in a golf course community in Florida with affordable golf, you don't want to miss Cypress Head in Port Orange, Florida. Contact Kevin Kling for more information about this Port Orange development.

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The Horizons condo listing in Ormond Beach closed today. This Ormond Beach condo complex is great for investment income or private use. This 3 bedroom corner unit has a newer kitchen and features great open views of the ocean.  Additional 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom units are available with views of the atlantic ocean and halifax river. Views are endless and rewarding at this complex. The angle of the Horizons building enables great ocean views from all units in the building. For additional information about Horizons condos and other Ormond Beach condos in Florida, contact Kevin Kling 386-527-8577.
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  1. Fed Meeting June 24-25 Much discussion about inflation and a rousing debate regarding the presence of recession.
  2. No change in Fed Rate Heightened volatility in the financial market over concerns of the Countrywide-Bank Of America.
  3. Mortgage Application Volume to increase.
  4. Long Term Rates To Remain Flat Or Slight Increase.
  5. Loan Programs To Loosen Up Slightly.
  • The Fed appears to have completed their action plan to stabilize our economy through artificial means. Many experts sense that the Fed now feels that the market should be given time to perform on its own and adjust through its competitive nature. Lowering short term rates has eased the burden of adjusting loans, and the stimulus packages have allowed
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ICI Homes presents a brand new community in Ormond Beach, Chelsea Place. This community features three phases with 250 superior home sites. A new ICI product line with homestyles highlighting Florida Vernacular, Craftsman, and Coastal is available. Homes range from 1748-2538 square feet.

With just the right combination of amenities, activity and affordably priced homes, Chelsea Place is the ideal place to call home.

  • 1748 Ashburn (Andover) New $287,500 Old ($330,300)
  • 1889 Bristol (Bradford) New $292,500 Old ($336,100)
  • 2051 Charleston (Chadwick) New $329,000 Old ($371,600)
  • 2224 Newberry (Nottingham) New $346,500 Old ($418,800)
  • 2538 Orleans (Oxford) New $372,000 Old ($428,600)
  1. Above prices are good
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Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange, Florida, made Newsweeks top 100 once again in 2008. This ranking is attributed to the number of Advanced Placement, Cambridge Exams, and International Baccalaureate, exams high schools administer to graduating students. Linda Trimble wrote an article in the Daytona Beach News Journal and it is included below:

PORT ORANGE -- Spruce Creek High School has made Newsweek magazine's list of 100 top high schools in the nation once again. This is the fifth year the Port Orange school has made that list, based on the number of International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement and Cambridge exams schools give compared to their numbers of graduates. Students can earn college credit for courses taken in high school if they

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I was busy showing Daytona Beach condos today and during one of my condo showings I snapped a picture of the Atlantic Ocean. It was one of the most beautiful days at the beach so far this year. Enjoy!

There are some great condo deals available from Daytona Beach to Ponce Inlet. Recently, some great deals have come available in Harbour Village, Atlantica, and Oceanquest in Ponce Inlet. For more condo information contact Kevin Kling 386-527-8577.

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