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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Artistic Soul Tattoos is now open in Ormond By The Sea, Florida

Artistic Soul Tattoos is now open at 1360 Ocean Shore Blvd. Suite A in Ormond By the Sea, Florida.




Mike McIlhone has been in the tattoo business many years. For additional information call 386-441-2231.

For information about Ormond Beach and Ormond by the Sea Florida homes and condos for sale and for rent call 386-441-8245 or visit the Ocean view Realty Group web site at www.ovrealty.com where you can also search the Daytona Beach area multiple listing service (MLS) anonymously.




Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Sunrise Condo 101 For Sale in Ormond By The Sea, Florida

For Sale $189,900 Sunrise Condo unit 101, 2294 Ocean Shore Blvd., Ormond Beach, Florida

Sunrise condo unit 101 is a spacious 2-bedroom 2-bath first floor condo with fabulous views of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. This condo is convenient to the pool and the beach. This unit is fully furnished and has Underground Parking. A full size bed and 2 twins fill the second bedroom and there is a king bed in the master. Both bedrooms feature a ceiling fan. The dining table seats 6 comfortably. This Ormond By The Sea condo is at the East End of the Sunrise Condominium.  Aditional photos are on the Ocean View Realty Group web site at http://ovrealty.com/Sunrise_Condo_101.php


For information about Ormond Beach and Ormond by the Sea Florida homes and condos for sale and for rent call 386-441-8245 or visit the Ocean view Realty Group web site at http://www.ovrealty.com/ where you can also search the Daytona Beach area multiple listing service (MLS) anonymously.


Sunday, April 25, 2010

Seawinds Condo # 404 Available vacation rental winter 2011 in Ormond By The Sea, FL

Rental unit 404 is on the 4th floor and faces the Atlantic Ocean.

Seawinds condo is directly on traffic free Ormond Beach.
Beachfront rates apply.
Features include underground parking, security, oceanfront pool, central
elevator, and fabulous views of the Atlantic Ocean from your private balcony.
A modern electric kitchen, inside laundry and central heat and air are also
featured in our Seawinds condo rentals. Units are about 1150 sq. feet.
2 bedroom, 2 bath. The minimum rental is weekly.

Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Vacation rentals, seasonal rentals and longer
condo rentals are available in this highly sought after building. Close to
shopping. Your Ormond Beach vacation rental will be memorable in this
Ormond By The Sea direct oceanfront condo. Unit 404 nicely furnished
and decorated and well equipped with everything you need to enjoy your
Vacation rental in Ormond By The sea.

Questions about the building? Go the Seawinds condo home page for photos and a description http://www.ormondbeachcondorentals.com/Seawinds_condo.php
For information about Ormond Beach and Ormond by the Sea Florida homes and condos for sale and for rent call 386-441-8245 or visit the Ocean view Realty Group web site at http://www.ovrealty.com/ where you can also search the Daytona Beach area multiple listing service (MLS) anonymously.






Friday, April 16, 2010

Condos sold in Ormond By The Sea, Florida in March 2010

Five condos sold during the month of March 2010 in Ormond By The Sea, Florida through the Daytona Beach Multiple Listing Service.  Sold prices ranged from $76,900 for a one bedroom at the Spinnaker to $550,000 for a 3-bedroom at the direct oceanfront Capriana.  Here is the complete list of March 2010 Ormond By The Sea, Florida condos sold.

Spinnaker Condo     First floor     1-bedroom             $76,900
Villa Sereno Townhouse    2-bedroom   2-bath          $125,000
Sand Dunes  3-bedroom Townhouse / 2 car garage    $225,000
Gemini   2-bedroom  across from Publix                     $255,000
Capriana    3-bedroom    3-bath                                 $550,000

There were four Ormond By The Sea, Florida condos sold in March 2009, one in March 2008 and five in March 2007.  The March 2007 average sale price for a 2-bedroom across the street from the beach was $258,600.  The closest comparison sale in March 2010 would be the Villa Sereno sale at $125,000.  Indeed, as an example of how values have come down, the Gemini, which is directly on the beach, unit ($255,000 above) sold for less than the March 2007 average sale price for a condo across the street from the beach.

There are six condos under contract awaiting closing as of March 31, 2010.

For information about Ormond Beach and Ormond By The Sea homes and condos for sale or rent, contact Ocean View Realty Group or visit our web site at http://www.ovrealty.com/.

Rhonda Lehnen is our sales specialist – ovforsale@aol.com
Deanna Thomas and Jeanne Labonte are our rental specialists – ovrentals@aol.com
Ocean View Realty Group
1350 Ocean shore Blvd. Suite A
Ormond Beach, Fl 32176
http://www.ovrealty.com/
386-441-8245
Fax 386-441-2407
Toll free USA & Canada 1-800-356-3409
Vacation rental information is at http://www.ormondbeachcondorentals.com/

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Volusia County Florida Unemployment

According to the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation, the jobless rate in Volusia County Florida was 12.9% in February, 2010, which  is down from the 13.1% rate in January.  February 2009 had an unemployment rate of 9.8%.  Statewide the unemployment rate was 12.2%

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Condos for sale in Ormond By The Sea, Florida March 31, 2010

The Ormond By The Sea, Florida inventory of condos for sale through the Daytona Beach Area Multiple Listing Service has increased to 102, which is 8 more than last month.  There are an additional 6 condos under contract awaiting closing.  Of the 102 for sale, 61 are priced at $200,000 or lower with 7 of those under $100,000.

Condos for sale that are directly on the beach are priced from $155,000 for a 2-bedroom 2-bath on the west end of the Regency Plaza to $750,000 for the 4-bedroom at The Tiffany. 

The highest priced 2-bedroom 2-bath condo on the west side of A1A is at Fairwind Shores, asking $269,900.  There are 5 direct oceanfront condos priced lower.

For information about Ormond Beach and Ormond By The Sea homes and condos for sale or rent, contact Ocean View Realty Group or visit our web site at http://www.ovrealty.com/.

Rhonda Lehnen is our sales specialist – ovforsale@aol.com
Deanna Thomas and Jeanne Labonte are our rental specialists – ovrentals@aol.com
Ocean View Realty Group
1350 Ocean Shore Blvd. Suite A
Ormond Beach, Fl 32176
386-441-8245
Fax 386-441-2407
Toll free USA & Canada 1-800-356-3409
Vacation rental information is at www.ormondbeachcondorentals.com



Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Quarterly homes sold analysis for the first quarter in Ormond By The Sea, Florida

About 40% of the 34 homes sold in Ormond By The Sea, Florida during the first quarter of 2010, throught the Daytona Beach area multiple listing service had lender involvement.  Lender involvement would be a short sale, foreclosure or lender owned property. 
The lowest sold price during the quarter was $67,000 for a 3-bedroom 2-bath on Laurie Drive and the highest was a 2-bedroom 2-bath directly on the beach on Ocean Dunes Drive.  To compare 2010 to previous years, see the chart below.


Quarterly homes sold        
January to March

Year        Sold         Lowest $           Highest $        Average sold price

2010         34            67,000            599,000                159,200
2009         28            66,000            475,000                135,900
2008         29            80,000            500,000                191,200
2007         30          120,000         1,185,000                253,500
2006         22          190,000            600,000                285,800


For information about Ormond Beach and Ormond By The Sea homes and condos for sale or rent, contact Ocean View Realty Group or visit our web site at http://www.ovrealty.com/.

Vacation rental information is at http://www.ormondbeachcondorentals.com/


Saturday, April 10, 2010

Quarterly condo sales analysis for Ormond By The Sea Florida


Here is a summary of Ormond By The Sea, Florida condo sales activity for the First Quarter 2010 with a comparison to recent years. All activity is from the Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service
 January to March (first quarter) Year Total  number of Ormond By The Sea Florida condo sales 2 Bdrm 2 Bath  accross the street from the beach sales 2 Bdrm/2 Bath  accross the street from the beach average sold price.  $
 2010 9 3 116,667
 2009 10 5 169,100
 2008 10 6 175,983
 2007 8 5 258,600
 2006 5 3 259,333


The lowest priced 2010 First Quarter Condo sold was $53,900 for a one bedroom at the Ocean Shores Condo and the highest price paid was $550,000 for a three bedroom at the Capriana

For information about Ormond Beach and Ormond by the Sea Florida homes and condos for sale and for rent call 386-441-8245 or visit the Ocean view Realty Group web site at http://www.ovrealty.com/ where you can also search the Daytona Beach area multiple listing service (MLS) anonymously.




Friday, April 09, 2010

Ormond Mall in Ormond By The Sea, Florida has Chinese take out restaurant

The China Taste New York style take out Restaurant, is now open at the Ormond Mall in Ormond By The Sea, Florida at 1228 Ocean Shore Blvd. next to the Family Dollar store.
There was a large eat-in Chinese Buffet at the mall years ago that did not last very long.
China Taste has a full menu with all your favorites from appetizers to combination plates and lunch specials.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Homes sold March 2010 in Ormond By The Sea, Florida

Here is a brief summary of the homes sold in Ormond By The Sea, Florida through the Daytona Beach Area Multiple Listing Service during March 2010. Of the 18 sales that closed in March 2010, 5 were bank owed or short sales.

Sold prices ranged from $71,000 for a 2 bedroom 1 bath on River Drive to $565,000 for a remodeled direct oceanfront 2 bedroom 2 bath on Ocean Dunes Drive. Comparing sales volume to previous years there were 14 sales in March 2009 and in March 2008, 12 in March 2007, and 6 in March 2006. The lowest price paid in March 2006 was a 2 bedroom 1 bath on Oceanshore Drive for $190,000

For information about Ormond Beach and Ormond by the Sea Florida homes and condos for sale and for rent call 386-441-8245 or visit the Ocean view Realty Group web site at www.ovrealty.com where you can also search the Daytona Beach area multiple listing service (MLS) anonymously.




Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Homes for sale in Ormond By The Sea Florida as of March 31, 2010


Homes for sale in Ormond By The Sea Florida as of March 31, 2010
There are 129 homes for sale in Ormond By The Sea Florida during the month of March, 2010 through the Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors multiple listing service (MLS).  Asking prices range from $74,900 for a 3 Bedroom 2 Bath on Laurie Drive to $2,399,000 for an 8 Bedroom 6 1/2 Bath on Ocean Shore Blvd built in 2007.
Asking price in $Thousands  Number of homes
    Under 100
     100-149    33 
 150-19927 
 200-29921 
 300-49919
 500-99915
 Over $1 Million 5
Total number of homes available 129
For information about Ormond Beach and Ormond by the Sea Florida homes and condos for sale and for rent call 386-441-8245 or visit the Ocean view Realty Group web site at www.ovrealty.com where you can also search the Daytona Beach area multiple listing service (MLS) anonymously

Monday, April 05, 2010

Ormond By The Sea Florida watering restrictions


Daylight Savings Time brings a change in the restrictions for outside watering for areas covered by the St. Johns River Water Management District including Ormond By The Sea Florida.  Homes with odd numbered addresses may water on Wednesday & Saturday while homes with even numbered addresses may water only on Thursday & Sunday.  Watering is only allowed before 10 AM or after 4 PM and when daylight savings time ends in November watering is only allowed 1 day per week. For more details about restrictions on watering visit the St. Johns River Water Management District web site  http://sjrwmd.com/wateringrestrictions/

Sunday, April 04, 2010

Heffer's Twooo Cafe is now open in Ormond By The Sea Florida


Heffer's Twooo Cafe openned last Monday in Ormond By The Sea Florida at 1460 Ocean Shore Blvd in the Ocean Shore Plaza.  They are open daily for breakfast and lunch.
You can see the ocean as you dine.

For information about Ormond Beach and Ormond by the Sea Florida homes and condos for sale and for rent call 386-441-8245 or visit the Ocean view Realty Group web site at http://www.ovrealty.com/ where you can also search the Daytona Beach area multiple listing service (MLS) anonymously

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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.