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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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Daytona Beach Resort & Conference Center Today

Daytona Beach Resort & Conference Center is a premiere condo-hotel in the area. It is in the same weight class as The Plaza Resort & Spa and the only nicer Condo-Hotel is Ocean Walk Wyndham Resort simply because it was built in 2001 (South Tower) and has the best amenities in the area. In any […]

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Daytona Beach Resort & Conference Center

Condo-hotel market today is anemic. There are 22 active listings in Daytona Beach Resort & Conference Center as of today, July 2, 2014. Prices start from $44,500 for a city view studio to $219,900 for a 1-bedroom unit on the 10th floor. How different it from last year? Well, in August there were 12 units […]

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What You Need to Know About Daytona Beach Area Condo-Hotels

What Is a Daytona Condo-Hotel? Our condo-hotels offer an affordable alternative to more expensive oceanfront vacation condos. However, if you can afford a residential condo, it might be an overall better decision. Condo-Hotel is a room or two in an older hotel. Size may vary from 200 to 600 sf and more. It may be […]

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Plaza Resort & Spa. June 2014

In real estate numbers seem to obscure rather then clear the picture. But how can we gauge the market without the numbers. Let’s see what they show us. The first set of numbers are units sold in 2- month period from May 1 through June: 7 sold in May-June 2010 from $42,100 to $62,500; 9 […]

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Sun Does Not Wait For You. Market Doesn’t, Either…

In my early immigrant time I worked as a limo driver, and we had an account with one very big entertainment enterprise. Once I heard a conversation in the back of my limo on the way to the airport. A lady was telling a true story to 3 young models. They were doing a photo-shoot […]

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