Convenience and safety is the name of the game at Forest Trace, a DeLand subdivision that is literally next door to Citrus Grove Elementary School. With sizable properties and more than ample square footage, this community has a lot to offer young families, or those of any age for that matter. We sat down with recent DeLand residents, the Martinez family, and asked why they enjoy living in Forest Trace.
Summertime in Florida can be a difficult time to find things to do with your family that will beat the heat. Fortunately, those that live in the Central Florida area have access to some of the most amazing hotels and pools not far away. Perfect for a weekend getaway or a one-night retreat, these hotel pools have amazing features, and many are comparable miniature waterparks. A one-night stay with access to the pool can cost much less than waterpark admission for your entire family, plus you get a night away!
In Florida, there is more waterfront property than any other state in the Continental United States, thanks to both coasts and the countless inland bodies of water. For many, waterfront living is a the ultimate real estate goal. We talked with some of our agents to discuss 9 tips to consider when it comes to purchasing waterfront properties.
Soccer is said to be the world’s game. It is by far the most popular game across the globe, and yet it is soaring in popularity here in Central Florida. Thanks to the Orlando City Soccer Club, Orlando’s Major League Soccer team, the city has been dubbed the soccer capital of the south, but is it more? Perhaps the soccer capital of America?
If you haven’t been in town for a while, DeLand has a few new establishments that continue to differentiate our city, adding to its charm and uniqueness. We wanted to give a quick update on a few new places in town. We hope you will check them out and support these local businesses for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or coffee.
As real estate agents, we often come across the question, “Do I really need an agent when I am building a home?” Many go it alone, thinking they will save money and hassle without an agent. This a huge misconception! There a lot of details when it comes to the transaction of purchasing a custom, new home. You are going to want a professional on your side.
If you are thinking of starting a business or growing a business, location can be a key part to success. You need to have the correct mix of elements such as a great employment pool, growth projections, etc. Perhaps one of the best determining factors is just having a cool place to work, which makes DeLand a top choice.
One of the most sought after criteria for real estate in Florida is waterfront property. Although waterfront property is plentiful in our state, finding the right piece can be challenging, especially in a planned community. For those wanting it all, there is a community in DeBary that allows you to check several items off your waterfront checklist, including breathtaking views of the majestic St. Johns River.
Living in the heart of DeLand has it's advantages. Being close to Downtown, nearby schools and shopping can be highly sought after. Fortunately, there is an affordable option for families to take advantage of all of those convenininces within close proximatey.
Sometimes life brings you full circle. Business is no different, and in this case, it involves the next generation. Swann & Associates was started in 1987. At that time, founder Todd Swann had a good idea want he wanted his logo to be. A swan made perfect sense, and it represented excellence and quality service, the very principles that reflected his business.
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Swann Real Estate has been an established part of the local community since 1987.