Posts by surfinnsb

Listing Real Estate In New Smyrna Beach- Info and Tips

Listing a Home in New Smyrna Beach If you are selling a home in New Smyrna Beach, there are probably a lot of factors you are considering. Obviously the most important is: How much will listing with an agent cost me? The way I like to answer that (as a real estate agent of course)…

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Hurricane Matthew New Smyrna Beach

Hurricane Matthew New Smyrna Beach Florida If you love the quaint little town endearingly known as NSB you’ve likely wondered or been concerned about the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew having brushed past New Smyrna Beach. Not to worry, the town stood strong during the Category 4 storm. Thankfully, the eye wall managed to stay 10-20…

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Beach Driving New Smyrna

Beach Driving New Smyrna Beach If you’re curious or unfamiliar with beach driving in New Smyrna Beach this article will help. The zones are fairly simple to view on a map and if you’re interested in New Smyrna Beach real estate on either the drive or non drive beach we’ve provided links for each to…

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Wait Time for a Mortgage After a Foreclosure

We hope to answer the following questions for you: How long do I have to wait to get a home loan after a short sale? How long do I have to wait to get a mortgage after a foreclosure? During and after the mortgage crisis millions of American homeowners lost their primary residences and investment…

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Affordable Florida Real Estate

Affordable Florida Real Estate

Affordable Real Estate in Florida Finding affordable real estate at the beach in Florida is becoming more and more difficult but it’s not impossible. Searching for cheap real estate at the beach is no easy task but there are options left in beautiful places for many levels of income. New Smyrna Beach real estate inventory…

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El Niño Woes

I think it’s only fair to write a post about El Niño, which has been a part of our 2015 in review, and will be, through at least November according to weather experts. Not only does it significantly effect the surf but it also, in a way, impacts real estate. For the west coast of…

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Real Estate Humor

Every now and then I like to get a laugh out of the silly things posted in listings, or seen in the photos of a property. It’s important to have a well worded and descriptive listing, as well as quality photos. Here’s a little video from the Ellen Show proving the importance of quality MLS…

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Surfing New Smyrna Beach

My name is Lindsey Baldwin, I am a former professional surfer and currently a Realtor® in New Smyrna Beach. I also own a surf school that specializes in private and small group surfing lessons called Surfin’ NSB. Becoming a professional surfer takes years of hard work, practice, and probably most important, access to consistent surf…

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Frequently Asked Questions in Real Estate Transactions

Here are several frequently asked questions that pertain to residential real estate transaction processes, fees, and general inquiries. Feel free to leave a comment if you have a question to add to the list and I am happy to answer. I will update this list frequently. Please understand that real estate laws change frequently and…

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The Different New Smyrna Beachside Real Estate Markets

I’ll start by mentioning the different markets of New Smyrna Beachside. In most property searches you will find only 3 different areas named: North Beach, Central Beach, and South Beach. I, however, maintain that there are 4 areas because “Central Beach” groups together two very different portions of the beach. They not only differ in…

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