INSIDE LOOK: Coastal Claims Services

Q: When did you move to your new location? A: Our national headquarters is proudly located at 419 Canal Street in downtown New Smyrna Beach, directly across from Peterson Law Group. We also have satellite offices located throughout the state of Florida and the southeast United States as well. Q: What services do you offer?  A: Coastal Claims Services is a fully licensed and bonded … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Coastal Claims Services

The Whole Story – AdventHealth NSB Property Purchase

AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach has purchased a property of nearly 103 acres at the northeast intersection of State Road 44 and Interstate-95. Located directly across from the AdventHealth Medical Plaza in New Smyrna Beach, this property will be utilized for future healthcare services. Southeast Volusia County is a rapidly growing community, and while we have no immediate plans for this land, we anticipate adding a … Continue reading The Whole Story – AdventHealth NSB Property Purchase

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Port Orange Announces Tree Clearing on Riverwalk Property

The city announced Halifax River Partners (HRP) will be clearing the existing trees on HRP’s property, located in the River District, east of S. Ridgewood Avenue, between Ocean Avenue and Herbert Street. Port Orange Clearing Trees on Riverwalk Property To comply with federal, state and local stormwater management and floodplain development requirements, about 3 to 4 feet of fill will need to be placed in … Continue reading Port Orange Announces Tree Clearing on Riverwalk Property

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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

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Flood Insurance Changes

Know How Changes to Flood Insurance Affects You According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), floods are the nation’s most common and costly natural disaster. Each year, floods are reported to cause millions of dollars of damage. Property owners have insurance options to cover loss during fire, wind, hail, lightning strikes and other natural disasters, however, a homeowner’s policy will not cover flood damage. … Continue reading Flood Insurance Changes