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2019 Real Estate Market Report

Volusia County’s 2019 Real Estate Market Forecast Volusia residents and visitors are wondering what to expect for the 2019 real estate market. For 2018, the market started with high home prices, historically low mortgage rates and a seller’s market. Has turnover in the housing market peaked? National housing experts predict price gains can only decelerate. The New Smyrna Beach Board of REALTORS Residential Market Statistics … Continue reading 2019 Real Estate Market Report

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Enhance Your Life Through A Clean Home

It’s a new year and what better way to start it than with a newly cleaned home or office! Sunny Side Clean Team is now open in Ormond Beach, offering residential, vacation rental and office cleanings at affordable rates. The owner has been running clean teams for over 13 years now and prides herself on having a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee with every client. All … Continue reading Enhance Your Life Through A Clean Home

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AdventHealth Prepared Childbirth Classes

Prepare for Childbirth From a baby’s first breath to a toddler’s first steps, adolescence to adulthood and life’s changes along the way, AdventHealth is there for all of life’s important moments. Prepared Childbirth Classes are offered as a four-week series, with each series beginning on the assigned dates. Classes include topics on labor and delivery, medications, breathing and relaxation techniques, induction and Cesarean section. Registration … Continue reading AdventHealth Prepared Childbirth Classes

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AdventHealth Newborn Care Classes

Newborn Care: Bringing Home Baby Our Newborn Care Class is taught by our Certified Happiest Baby Instructor and aligns with the Happiest Baby Association. The class covers tools to calm a crying, fussy baby by turning on their calming reflex, tips for practicing safe sleep and reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and much more on newborn care! Please bring a newborn-sized … Continue reading AdventHealth Newborn Care Classes

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AdventHealth Breastfeeding Classes

Learn Tips on Breastfeeding Breastfeeding is one of the most precious gifts a mother and baby can give to each other. The American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes breastfeeding as the best method of feeding and nurturing infants. At our Breastfeeding Class, our International Board Certified Lactation Consultant will assist soon-to-be moms and provide helpful information to make your breastfeeding experience as smooth as possible. Registration … Continue reading AdventHealth Breastfeeding Classes

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AdventHealth Infant CPR Class

Life-Threatening Emergencies and CPR This demonstration class teaches family and friends what they need to know in the event of a life-threatening emergency — for example, if your baby is choking or isn’t moving or breathing because of a fall or a near drowning. In order to provide an optimal experience and ensure that other class participants may focus on our instructor, please do not … Continue reading AdventHealth Infant CPR Class

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Property Appraiser: Volusia County-Wide 2018 Just Value Up 8%

By Mimi McKee Understanding Volusia County’s Proposed Property Taxes In August 2018, Volusia County property owners were mailed the Truth In Millage (TRIM) notices, also known as the 2018 Notice of Proposed Property Taxes. The notice includes property appraiser value information, taxing authority information, non-ad valorem assessments and an explanation of terms. How to Read Your TRIM and Proposed Property Taxes The total proposed taxes … Continue reading Property Appraiser: Volusia County-Wide 2018 Just Value Up 8%

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Know Your Property Rights: Illegal Vacation Rentals

by Mimi McKee Know the laws of short-term rentals in Volusia County Short-term rentals have become a mainstay of the tourism industry in Volusia County, and with the rise of Airbnb and VRBO.com, there has been a rise of short-term rentals in all parts of the country, in all kinds of neighborhood settings. The websites allow users to book nightly, weekly and monthly stays. Volusia … Continue reading Know Your Property Rights: Illegal Vacation Rentals