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What’s Cookin’ in Plaza Resort in Daytona? March 2015

40 units for sale in the Plaza Resort & Spa is a very high percentage. 12.4% of 323 units in the resort being for sale is nearly twice the norm. I could accept it 3 years ago, when this was the story of condo-hotel market and the number of units for sale in all condo-hotels […]

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Plaza Resort & Spa. February 15, 2015. Market Snapshot

Plaza Resort & Spa lately does not fail to surprise. And not always joyfully. There are 46 units for sale in Plaza Resort & Spa in Daytona, a premier Condo-Hotel in the very heart of Daytona’s beachside. The busiest place on the beachside. Right where there is so much activity, Boardwalk next door, Main Streets […]

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Oceanside Inn. What’s Cooking? February 2015.

2 weeks ago I posted To Sell or Not to Sell Your Condo in Oceanside Inn. I wrote that there were 10 units for sale, and I wrote that 6 of 10 were listed in the preceding 2 weeks. That was not good for the resort. However, 2 weeks later and today the number of […]

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Oceanside Inn Today. How To Shoot Yourself In The Foot And Not to Blink…

A few years ago like every other condo-hotel, Oceanside inn went through difficult time. There were quite a few owners, who stopped making monthly payments. They had enough problems in their life, and it came to the point when they sacrificed less important. Association was strapped for money. At that time we opened our office […]

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Plaza Resort & Spa. Oceanfront Condos. January 2015

Times fly, and we are already in 2015. Actually, this is my first post in 2015… And it is about Plaza Resort & Spa. One of the best condo-hotels in Daytona Beach, it is never seizes to surprise. I remember times when the prices were so high, that I did not even think I would […]

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Daytona Condo-Hotel Long-Term Rentals? Tink Twice…

When discussing a purchase of Daytona condo-hotel unit, people often  tell me that rather than using the services of a Front Desk in a condo-hotel, they would prefer renting long-term and doing it themselves. Usually, they are surprised when I tell them that this is not a good idea. That there are more problems with […]

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Condo-Hotels. What’s Cooking?

An honest answer would be “not much”. The number of condo-hotel units for sale in Daytona MLS fell from 161 to 154 in less than a month, and this number is minimal. Lowest priced unit is $27,500 for an ocean view handicap studio in Oceanside Inn and the highest is $219,900 for a 1-bedroom/1 baths […]

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Pirate’s Cove in September 2014

Pirate’s Cove is a beachfront condo-hotel in Daytona Beach Shores. The last one going south on Atlantic Ave. Built in 1973, it has an excellent property with majority of units facing the ocean (see the property details for Pirate’s Cove here). There are 9 residential condo-hotel units in Pirate’s Cove for sale as of today, […]

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Hawaiian Inn in Daytona Beach Shores

Hawaiian Inn is a beachfront condo-hotel in Daytona Beach Shores. A popular resort, many vacationers come here year after year. Built in 1965, this 5-story resort has over 400 ft on the ocean, and majority of units are facing the ocean. Excellent grounds with oversized pool, an indoor pool, etc. (see the property details for […]

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The Plaza Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach. Market Snapshot

This year’s real estate market, and more specifically – condo-hotel market, is very strange. Usually we see the market warming up, and prices starting going up by late spring and then reaching their peak in late summer. Previous 2 years the starting point has shifted towards March. We adjusted our expectations of the market but […]

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