Cocoa Beach, FL Real Estate News

By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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 The Canals of Cocoa Beach Cocoa Beach is a barrier island in East Central Florida that is well known for its waterfront property. With six miles of beaches to the east and river front to the west, it is uniquely located. Cocoa Beach was founded in the 1920’s as an isolated beach community. Later it became home to the space program, astronauts and rocket launches. Since then, Cocoa Beach has become a bit of a melting pot where local residents and retirees, retail stores, restaurants and tourists all co-exist.  Cocoa Beach is home for 12,000+/- locals. It is a popular vacation destination, a relaxing day at the beach for mainlanders, a great surfing location and a favorite “home away from home” for our snowbirds.  We enjoy sub-tropical weather with average lows around 50* in what passes ...
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch moved to Thursday 4-11-19 The Falcon Heavy launch was been pushed back one day due to upper level winds that could have blown the rocket off course. The window opened at 6:35pm, Eastern Time on Wednesday evening but SpaceX pushed the launch back twice due to upper level winds. Around 7:30 p.m., SpaceX announced it was standing down and scrubbed the launch. SpaceX will make a second attempt to launch the rocket on Thursday, April 11, 2019.  The rocket is set to lift off at 6:35pm from Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The window is almost two hours long and there is a 90% chance of good weather at launch time. Approximately eight minutes after launch two of the boosters will land at Landing Zones 1 and 2 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, ...
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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UPDATE: SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch Wednesday April 10, 2019 was scrubbed UPDATE: SpaceX has SCRUBBED tonight's launch of the Falcon Heavy due to winds. The next attempt could be tomorrow. SpaceX will launch the Falcon Heavy rocket today, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 after delaying it for one day due to weather conditions yesterday. This will be the second launch of the Falcon Heavy.   The rocket will launch from Kennedy Space Center launch pad 39A. Liftoff is scheduled for 6:36pm but the launch window runs until 8:32pm. About eight minutes after liftoff, two of the three boosters will land at Cape Canaveral and the third will attempt a landing on the drone ship “Of course I still love you” in the Atlantic Ocean. Be prepared to hear the sonic booms from the boosters landing at Cape C...
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Twin Towers Condo in Cocoa Beach, Florida is an oceanfront complex Twin Towers is a well-established condominium complex in Cocoa Beach, Florida. The complex is located on eight acres of beachfront property.Twin Towers was one of the first complexes on the beach and was built in the 1960's for workers in the space program. It is located south of Fischer Park on North Atlantic Avenue or A1A, as locals refer to it.   There are two “towers” separated by a courtyard in the complex. Each “tower” is six stories and has 16 units on each floor. There are two oceanfront units, six two-bedroom units and eight one bedroom units on each floor. Twin Towers is a secure building with access to the units from the interior hallways. There is a lobby on each floor near the elevators and each floor except...
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Sunday Brunch at Cocoa Beach Country Club 3-31-19 Sunday Brunch will be served at the 19th Hole at the Cocoa Beach Country Club on Sunday, March 31, 2019. Reservations are NOT required and brunch will be served from 8:30am until 12:30pm. The buffet includes eggs, grits, bacon, sausage, fruit, bagels, potatoes and biscuits and gravy. Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas will be available at special price of $3.50 each or enjoy a bottle of Champagne for $15. Cost is $11 per person, $10 for Seniors, $9 for Military and $4 for children age 6-12.  Cocoa Beach Country Club is located at 5000 Tom Warriner Boulevard, Cocoa Beach, Florida.   
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Register NOW for Cocoa Beach Spring Break Camp Did you know that Cocoa Beach offers a Spring Break Day Camp for children from age 5-13? Spring Break Camp runs from March 18th to March 22, 2019 and includes various activities such as arts and crafts, games, cooking and special events.  Hours are from 9am to 4pm. The cost is $70/resident and $80 for non-residents. Early care is available from 7am to 9 am for $5/ hour and after care is available from 4pm to 5:30pm for $5/hour. To register, call Cocoa Beach Parks and Recreation at 321-868-3252.    
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Delta IV rocket launch is Friday, March 15, 2019 Cape Canaveral AFS A Delta IV rocket is set to launch on Friday, March 15, 2019 from Launch Complex 37, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, on Florida’s Space Coast.  It will carry a U.S. Air Force Wideband Global Satcom communications satellite. This mission will be the 39th launch of the Delta IV since it was first launched in 2002.  The launch window opens at 6:56pm EDT and extends until 9:05pm.  Currently there is an 80% chance of good weather at launch time with our high expected to be around 80*.  It should be a beautiful night for a launch!     
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
Palm Realty's own Shelly Carner has put 300 So Banana River Blvd #105 at the Colonial House in Cocoa Beach UNDER CONTRACT!!! This gorgeous condo is direct waterfront and featured:  3 bedrooms                      2 baths1,632 square feet1 car garageGround floor locationOpen concept kitchen layoutGranite counter tops in kitchenBreakfast barUpgraded cabinets in kitchen with soft close drawersDouble ovensDirect waterfront viewsMaster with en suite bathWalk in closet|Over sized tile floorsScreened in lanaiHurricane shuttersIf you are looking to purchase your new home or sell the one that you have, call Shelly at 321-338-5845. Shelly would love to help you find your next home or sell the one you have! #PALMREALTY #SALES #LEASING #PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Rip Current Safety Tips Here on Cocoa Beach we have had onshore wind, large ocean swells and what is known as an “aggressive tidal range”. The result is perfect conditions have been created for rip currents to form on our beaches. The Brevard County lifeguards and Cocoa Beach Fire Department have reported an increase in calls for assistance this week. It is important to know that rip currents are occurring and even more so, to know how to minimize your risk while on our beaches. The City of Cocoa Beach advises everyone to follow the steps below to be safe from rip currents. 1. Swim near a lifeguard. Note that lifeguards are not on duty at all the beaches in Cocoa Beach, so be sure to pay attention to the signs posted at the beach access points. 2. Keep children close to you and watch th...
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
This great ocean front condo is being held open tomorrow and Saturday at 3170 N Atlantic Ave, unit 410 between 11:00am - 2:00pm. Come visit this gorgeous condo priced at $425,000 that features:     3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms1565 square feet1 car garageNewly remodeledVinyal plank flooringCrown moldingFresh paintStainless steel appliancesOcean Views If you would like to preview this great home stop by Saturday. Or call the Palm Realty Pros at 321-722-7777. We would love to set up a private showing for you!
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
Palm Realty is pleased to welcome Shelly Carner to our Cocoa Beach office as a new sales associate.Shelly is originally from New England and move to Florida in 2006. Shelly loves what she does! It's not only about buying and selling homes - it's about helping her clients achieve their real estate goals. Shelly negotiates for her clients, handles the issues that arise and makes sure that every step of the transaction is on schedule. She is there to answer questions and alleviate the stress for you...her client. Shelly feels a deep sense of satisfaction helping a family find the perfect home. To get them set up with all the information and numbers they are going to need. She follows up and ensures they have the support they need not only during the transaction, but after the sale as well....
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Sunday Brunch at Cocoa Beach Country Club 1-27-19 Sunday Brunch will be served at the 19th Hole at the Cocoa Beach Country Club on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Reservations are NOT required and brunch will be served from 8:30am until 12:30pm. The buffet includes eggs, grits, bacon, sausage, fruit, bagels, potatoes and biscuits and gravy. Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas will be available at special price of $3.50 each or enjoy a bottle of Champagne for $15. Cost is $11 per person, $10 for Seniors, $9 for Military and $4 for children age 6-12.  Cocoa Beach Country Club is located at 5000 Tom Warriner Boulevard, Cocoa Beach, Florida.     
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Pickleball on Cocoa Beach Pickleball is a combination of badminton, tennis and table tennis and is now offered at the Cocoa Beach Rec Center, 321 Ramp Road, Cocoa Beach, Florida.  Indoor pickleball is offered on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00am until 2:00pm. Cost is $2.00 per person or you can purchase a punch card for $20.00. Equipment is provided and all levels of skill are welcome.      
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Cocoa Beach Parking Permits are now on sale  The 2019 parking permits for the City of Cocoa Beach are now on sale. The fee is $15.00 for residents of Cocoa Beach and $70.00 for non-residents. Permits are valid at all paid parking areas in the City of Cocoa Beach except Shephard Park. Without a permit, parking rates are $2.50/hour or $10/day at most of the paid parking areas. Be sure to bring both your driver’s license and registration as proof of residency to purchase your permit. If your license does not match your vehicle registration, you will need to show proof of residency such as a utility bill.   
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
Palm Realty is pleased to welcome Gloria Rossi to our Cocoa Beach office as a new sales associate. Gloria was born and raised in Florida and has been a Brevard county resident for over 25 years. She has an extensive knowledge of the Central Florida market allowing her to give her clients an educated opinion as to location, market, and surrounding amenities. Gloria keeps in touch with the community by being involved in many volunteer and networking areas. Her passion for people and her professionalism has allowed her to excel in the real estate industry. When working with Gloria, you can expect not only an aggressive strategy designed to provide results, but also unparalleled customer service. You will have a conscientious, market savvy, professional on your side. Gloria’s goal is to pro...
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By Dean Cacioppo, Real Estate Marketing Guru
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Statistics And Attractions For Cocoa Beach, FloridaWhen considering real estate in Cocoa Beach, located in Brevard County, Florida, your next investment that consists of a full-time, or part-time living arrangement can be in this lovely Southern Florida city. There are plenty of opportunities to buy a home in Cocoa Beach if you have good credit.There is also a lot of opportunities to buy foreclosures in Cocoa Beach as well if you plan on paying in cash. Foreclosures are handled by banks who are looking to sell a home at a reduced price or under specific terms and conditions, compared to a typical house that is on the market with different terms and contracts.Cocoa Beach: By The NumbersCurrently, there are 32 properties in Cocoa Beach which are in some phase of foreclosure (auction, defa...
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
Palm Realty is pleased to welcome Karen Baker-Jurs to our Cocoa Beach office as a new sales associate.Karen grew up near Rochester New York. She joined the Navy after getting out of school and worked as a master at arms in Long Beach California. Karen returned to New York after her term in the Navy and met her husband in the small town of Honeoye, NY. After marrying, Karen and her husband welcomed their daughter and Karen started selling real estate in New York. The family later moved to Florida and Karen continued her real estate career in Brevard County where she loves helping people realize their home ownership dreams. Karen lives in Cocoa with her husband and daughter. In her spare time she loves riding her Harley. Karen can be reached at 585-356-2288.
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Sea Oats is an oceanfront condominium complex in Cocoa Beach, Florida Sea Oats on Cocoa Beach, Florida is a popular condominium complex for both locals and seasonal visitors. There are two five story buildings in the complex with both two bedroom, two bath units and three bedroom, two bath units. Many units are direct ocean while the others offer ocean views. Sea Oats is well located and it is just a short walk to restaurants, banks, shopping, the Cocoa Beach Pier, Shepard Park, Ron Jon Surf Shop and almost anything you need on a daily basis.      Each unit has a one car garage and the complex includes a heated swimming pool and a multi-purpose room for meetings and other activities.  An added plus is the fact that there is direct beach access for your convenience. A1A is nearby and pro...
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By Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate, "The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Twin Towers Condo in Cocoa Beach, Florida is an oceanfront complex Twin Towers is a well-established condominium complex in Cocoa Beach, Florida. The complex is located on eight acres of beachfront property.  There are two “towers” separated by a courtyard in the complex. Each “tower” is six stories and has 16 units on each floor. There are two oceanfront units, six two-bedroom units and eight one bedroom units on each floor. For your relaxation and enjoyment, there is a swimming pool, shuffleboard courts, a picnic area next to the courtyard and a community room.  Beach access is conveniently located at the east end of the complex and is a great viewing place to watch the rocket launches.  There is covered parking and each unit has an assigned parking space. Visitor parking, a dog walk ...
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
Palm Realty is pleased to welcome Michelle Zwack to our Cocoa Beach office.Michelle Zwack (rhymes with “rock”) is originally from Arkansas. She studied home design with the exclusive Tom Chandler & Associates in Texas and established herself with high-end clients to beautifully decorate private homes and commercial businesses. Coming from a family of arborists and horticulturalists, landscape design was a natural addition to her interests. Along with becoming a Master Gardener, Michelle began successfully designing and building lavish water features for her clients. After moving to Merritt Island, her extensive background in landscaping and interior design influenced Michelle’s decision to become a Realtor. She has always enjoyed recognizing the potential in properties and gets a kick o...
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