What Keeps Homes From Being Sold?  Even in hot marketing like today, some homes just take time to sell. In fact, they can sit for years while homeowners just scratch their heads wondering why?


Selling houses needs the agent and sellers to have a certain kind of experience. It is a fact that houses cannot always be sold on the spur of the moment and in days. This does happen, but nationwide it is rare. It needs proper planning and there is always a cohesive way to go about it. 

One of the other hassles that those who need to sell their house need to go through are the legal and technical formalities that form such an important part of the whole process. The legal paperwork that selling a house involves is far greater than you can imagine. It…

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Setting the stage is all part of the selling game when selling a home! Even when the market is hot, staging is part of the allure for multiple offers.

Apart from getting a large number of buyers so that the seller can strike a good bargain, it is also equally important for the seller that his house gets sold off quickly. It is important to increase the demand so that the market can get more lucrative. 

This is the primary reason why professional real estate agents are fast hiring, or themselves turning into ‘staging professionals’. They are specialized to do such a job. And indeed, the sellers see the difference in the demand for their property and the price that is coming in, before and after the staging professional has done his job. 

According…

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What to Know About Volusia County Schools System

When considering buying a home, many who have children or plan on raising a family seek communities with good public schools. In Volusia County, Florida, schools are zoned by zip code, and your child(ren) will be assigned to a school according to where you live.

Here is a list of schools in Volusia County. Depending on where you are looking to buy, also consider the schools.

Daytona Beach Schools

Palm Terrace Elementary School
1825 Dunn Ave
(386) 274-3430

R. J. Longstreet Elementary School
2745 S Peninsula Dr
(386) 756-7280

Turie T. Small Elementary School
800 South St
(386) 239-6340

Westside Elementary School
1210 Jimmy Ann Dr
(386) 274-3400

Campbell Middle School
625 S Keech St
(386) 239-6250

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South Daytona Food & Drinks

In South Daytona, you will discover a diverse range of cuisine from Southern backyard BBQ to Asian-inspired restaurants. That's the beauty of living in this area there is so much to explore! Here are a few local hot spots you will want to sample when living or visiting South Daytona.

Try Backyard Boy's BBQ, a "low-key joint featuring familiar barbecue grub such as ribs & pulled pork, plus a salad bar." Or Spice things up with some authentic Mexican food from  El Tequilas. "Voted Best Around in the Volusia Country Area offering our distinctive menu classics as our homemade Tamales, Enchiladas, and Chiles Rellenos and of course our delicious sizzling fajitas." If you're a little more daring, try Iron Axe Bar, where you…

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Port Orange Food & Drinks

If you are looking for something beachside or inland, Port Orange serves up local seafood and other mouth-watering cuisines.  You will want to try Coast Grill Raw Bar for fresh chowders and gumbos, prime steaks, and seafood platters. Be sure to try a local favorite, Aunt Catfish's On The River. Enjoy intercostal views from Aunt Catfish's On The River and Our Deck Down Under. Located beachside, towards, Wilbur-By-The-Sea, you will find Boondocks Restaurant. It's a local favorite for great serve, good drinks, fresh seafood, and other affairs.  No matter where you dine, you will be sure to find a local watering hole you'll love.

PORT ORANGE DINING PLEASURES

95 And Vine

1665 Dunlawton Avenue, Port Orange, FL 32127


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Ponce Inlet Food & Drinks

From strolling the Ponce Inlet Jetty to walking your four-legged friend along the Dog Beach in Ponce Inlet, there are many outdoor activities to enjoy.

Ponce Inlet is known for its fresh seafood. There are numerous restaurants to fun eateries and ice cream and sweet stores. Some local hot spots you will want to try are Down the Hatch Seafood Company, Hidden Treasure Rum Bar & Grill, and world-famous Racing's North Point.

THE BEST OF PONCE INLET 


Down The Hatch Seafood Company

 4894 Front Street, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127


Jerry's Pizzeria Tiki Bar & Grill

 33 Inlet Harbor Road, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127


Hidden Treasure Rum Bar & Grill

4940 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127


Off the Hook…

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Ormond Beach Food & Drinks

Home to year-round festivals, Ormond Beach is known for serving up delicious bites on the go, as well as a variety of places to dine like a local. Enjoy light affair at Eden Fresh Cafe, and take in great food and live entertainment at Grind Gastro Pub. Other notable places are Fugu Sushi, Ormond Garage, and 63 Sovereign.
Stroll along Granda Boulevard, and you are bound to find something to satisfy your taste buds while taking in the charm of this historic town.


Here are 80 of the best of the best places to find a great drink or delicious meal.


ORMOND BEACH FOOD & DRINKS

31 Supper Club

31 West Granada Boulevard, Ormond Beach, FL 32174


63 Sovereign Wine Kitchen

63 West Granada Boulevard, Ormond Beach,…

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New Smyrna Beach Food & Drinks

The food is great in New Smyrna. Many eateries are located on the beach with great views, amazing food, and a refreshing breeze. Nothing beats spending the day on a New Smyrna Beach golf course followed by a nice cold beer at the local pub directly on the ocean or river. 


NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Donnie's Donuts

 1112 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168


Half Wall Beer House - New Smyrna Beach

 501 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168


JB’s Fish Camp

 859 Pompano Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169


Limoncello South

 737 East 3rd Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169


New Smyrna Beach Brewing Co.

 112 Sams Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168


SoNapa Grille

 3406 South Atlantic…

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Holly Hill Food & Drinks

No matter if you're looking for a vibrant social atmosphere or a low-key late-night craving, Daytona beach has many eateries that will satisfy your taste buds. From seafood, Asian, or Italian, to "the best breakfast in town", or just a good old American cheeseburger, Daytona Beach has many delicious options to explore while vacationing. However, if you're looking to cook your own meals on vacation, and there are many of you, we also have great convenient supermarkets and health food stores.


HOLLY HILL

Copper Bottom Craft Distillery

 998 North Beach Street, Holly Hill, FL 32117


Oliv Epicurean Grill (temporarily closed due to Covid)

 701 Ridgewood Avenue, Holly Hill, FL 32117


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Daytona Beach Shores

As one of Volusia County's Most Popular cities, Daytona Beach Shores boasts world-class riverfront dining, exceptional nightlife, and exclusive gated oceanfront residences. No matter if you're looking for a vibrant social atmosphere or a low-key late-night craving, you will find it here in Daytona Beach Shores. Some of the most famously delicious locales to dine in are The Cracked Egg for breakfast, lunch at Crabby Joe's Deck & Grill, and Millie's for a mouth-watering dining experience.


THE BEST PLACES TO DINE IN DAYTONA BEACH SHORES

Cool Breeze Cafe & Tiki Bar at Oceanside Daytona

 1909 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118


Crabby Joe's Deck & Grill

 3701 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach…

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