Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Corinthian Villa price reduction

Corinthian Villas condo unit 104 has just reduced the asking price to $229,900, Under 230,000 for this beautiful condo. Meticulously maintained first floor condo with ocean view. Spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath unit with ceramic tile entry & kitchen. Berber carpet in the living areas. Beautifully furnished and decorated to show like a model. Furnishings are negotiable. Beautifully updated and modernized kitchen with lighted dome ceiling and lots of cabinet space. This Condo unit has a unique feature – outside lights! In addition to your entry door and sliding door on the east wall, you also have windows on the north and west walls. Moreover, there is a walkway to the south of the unit so you have no common walls beside another unit. Ceramic tile patio off your slider, conveniently located reserved parking space. Two walk-in closets and a medicine cabinet in each bathroom. Both bathrooms have beautiful vanities. Lots of additional storage space in the large closet in the entry foyer. Built in microwave and side by side refrigerator with built in wine chiller. Price reduced to $229,900. This is a fabulous condo for this price. Contact Ocean view today for additional information and your private showing. Additional photos are viewable on our web site at www,ovrealty.com go to the sales page. Or call us toll free from the USA or Canada 1-800-356-3409, or email us at ovrealty@aol.com

Thursday, November 16, 2006


ORMOND OWNERS REPORT THIRD QUARTER 2006 HELLO FROM ORMOND-BY-THE-SEA Ormond by the Sea Condo Market Watch There were 10 2 bedroom condos sold in the 3rd quarter (July-Sept.) this year compared to 31 sold last year in Ormond by the Sea. Business Briefs The hair studio has opened at 1182 Ocean Shore Blvd. Aylah’s Place Skin Care & Massage has opened at 1746 Ocean Shore Blvd. Volusia County Flooring Outlet is now open at the Ormond Mall at 1276 Ocean Shore Blvd. The Snowball is open at the old Sunoco Station at 1342 Ocean Shore Blvd. Selling ice cream, hot dogs etc. Jody’s Tender touch plants and fresh produce has closed. The Capriani Condo at 1425 Ocean Shore is now complete. 10 are still for sale in our Multiple Listing Service (MLS). The surfer shop at 1360 Ocean Shore has closed and a tattoo shop has opened there. Kazzoun Cleaners is open at 1472 Ocean Shore with cleaning, laundry and alterations. Mojo’s Cuban BBQ has opened where the ice cream shop was at 1800 Ocean Shore. Coming soon in the building behind the CVS at Granada & Ocean Shore is LuLu’s Bar & Grill. There is a handicapped "beach wheels" available at Tom Renick Park. The Nautica by the Sea Condo project at 2120 Ocean Shore permitted for 30 units over 4 stories is for sale. The developer bought the property in June for $1.75 million. Walmart has opened a neighborhood market at 1905 N. Nova Rd. in Holly Hill. The Arni Pet Shelter on International Speedway Blvd. in Downtown Daytona Beach has closed due to lease issues. Local Notes Air Tran Airlines will begin service from the Daytona Beach Airport to Atlanta January 12, 2007. Beginning February 15,2007 they will begin non-stop service to Baltimore. China One New York Style Chinese all you can eat buffet is now open at Bellair Plaza. The Old Fire Station has been demolished and work is beginning on the new and expanded facility. The station is operating out of temporary quarters at Bicentennial Park. Arts map. The Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Organizations (CVB) has published a new brochure listing local arts organizations and events. For listing of events and activities visit http://www.culturallydaytonabeach.com/ or call 866-644-9649. The new brochure is available at the Ocean View Realty Office. The bridge and intersection work at I-95 and Granada Blvd. is now complete. I-95 is now 3 lanes going over Granada Blvd. Cobblestone Village is planned to be the 2nd largest shopping center in the area after Volusia Mall. The 400,000 square foot center is planned in Palm Coast between I-95 and Palm Coast Pkwy on 57 acres. Cosmopolitan, a planned 195 unit 8 story condo on North Beach St. in Downtown Daytona Beach has been put on hold due to the soft condo market. The Speedway has dropped its plans for a lifestyle center at its speedway complex and is looking into something that will blend better with the race track The Volusia Office Supply Building on W. Granada Blvd. has been demolished as part of the plan to re-vitalize downtown Ormond Beach with upscale restaurants. Love’s Truck Stop is now open on Rt. 1 in Ormond Beach at I-95 exit 273, Destination Daytona. The new Marineland Dolphin Conservation Center is now open. Work continues on the Bioscience Center and Restaurant, but a planned condo project has been put on hold. Daytona Beach has been selected at the League Headquarters for the WIFL (World Indoor Football League). Daytona Beach Thunder is the local team, playing their games at the Ocean Center. World Market has opened a store at 2400 W. International Speedway Blvd. Volusia County is digging small ponds (25’ diameter) in the Tomoka Basin Spoil Islands and stocking them with minnows that eat mosquitoes. The 15 acre site in downtown Daytona Beach that is now Daytona Marina & Boatworks may soon be single family estates and a 188 unit river front condo. Ormond Beach residents will vote on whether building heights should be capped at 75 feet. A.C.Moore has opened an arts and crafts store at 2400 International Speedway Blvd. Daytona Beach area beaches were voted Florida’s Best by readers of Florida Monthly Magazine. November 4 United Airlines resumes seasonal Saturday non stop service from Daytona Beach Airport to Chicago. The service continues until the end of April each year. Sad Story On November 10, 2006 Jim & Nancy Bridges leave Ocean View to retire to their new home in the mountains of Georgia. Jim & Nancy have been friends, partners, and coworkers for many years and we will miss them dearly. OCEAN VIEW ON THE INTERNET Ocean View Realty Group has increased our Internet presence and significantly expanded the information available on our rental web site. Our main web site at http://www.ovrealty.com/ includes information and photos about our for sale properties and information and photos about ore properties available for long term lease. Due to customer demand we have added photos of our rental homes at our vacation rental web site at http://www.ormondbeachconorental.com/ and are in the process of adding more interior photos of our rental condos. Customers will find us more easily on the World Wide Web and will find a wealth of information about our services once they get to our web sites. We have also been adding Real Estate Market information to our web log at http://www.ormondbytheseaproperties.blogspot.com/. I know, the name is long so just go to our main web site http://www.ovrealty.com/ and click on Al’s web log on the left of the home page.

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Ormond by the Sea Storage units


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Al Raymondi, Broker and owner of Ocean View Realty Group was born in Quincy, MA and graduated from Quincy High School in 1963. He served the the U.S. Air Force including January to December 1966 at the 6924 Security Squadron in Danang Vietnam. Al worked for over 20 years at Blue Cross & BLue Shield of Mass. in Boston on the Medicare program for MA, ME, NH, and VT. He was married to the late Diane (McQuiggan, of Jamaica Plain, MA.) and lived in Quincy, Carver, and Brockton MA prior to relocating to Ormond Beach, FL in 1989. Al and Diane are the proud parents of Scott & Susan, both graduates of Brockton High School, Brockton, MA. Scott served the the Air Force for 4 years as a Jet Engine Mechanic at Langley AFB. He now resides in Palm Coast,FL and has 2 children, Scott Jr. & Samantha. Susan graduated Bridgewater State College, earned her CPA, and is currently residing in Huntington Beach Ca. with her husband Chris Haberl and their two sons, Max and Jake.  Scott Jr was in the US Navy and has a son Scott III and a daughter Hannah.  Al is the Broker for Ocean View Realty Group in Ormond By The Sea Florida. Al's brother Dan and sister Grace still reside in Quincy, Mass.
Ocean View Realty Group in Ormond By The Sea Florida helps buyers and sellers in the local real estate market and also provides rental services including vacation rental homes and condos.