Melbourne, FL Real Estate News

By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
  Florida is a beautiful State with lots of great beaches, attractions and amazing weather. Here are some reasons why you should choose the Space Coast for your next address.1. Great Weather: With average Summer highs of 91 degrees and Winter Highs of 71 degrees you will have year round great weather. Summers cooled by ocean breezes and winters warmed by the Gulf Stream!2. Affordable Housing: With prices ranging from below $100,000 to well over 5 Million...you can make your Space Coast dream home an easy reality in any price range.3. Wonderful Schools: Brevard County Schools are one of three districts in the State of Florida with an "A Rating" for the entire school district.4. Recreation Options: The Space Coast is home to miles of beaches, rivers, lakes, Port Canaveral (the 2nd largest...
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By Rekha Vyas
(Keller Williams Realty of Brevard)
941 BIMINI AVE, MELBOURNE, FL 32901MLS 743685 http://www.flexmls.com/share/Oy5Z/941BiminiAveMelbourneFL32901 BEAUTIFUL LAKEVIEW VIEW FROM LIVING ROOM DINING AREA VIEW FROM KITCHEN MASTER BEDROOM WITH A VIEW   Double Lakefront Lot4 Bedrooms2 BathsCommunity PoolTennis CourtsYard with plenty of fruit treesSecurity systemHurricane shuttersLakeview from most roomsClose to schools, shopping, restaurants, US1 and the beaches.    
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By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Brown Realty, 210-789-4216,www.JeremiahNewman.com)
I know the contest for Ringing and Singing is officially over, but I made the call to our friend and associate Rainer, Gary Waters this pass Sunday afternoon while I was trying to catch folks at home to get that last entry for Debbie’s contest. Since Gary returned my call, I was thrilled to go ahead and visit with him that day. He spared me some time while he was getting ready to go to his 2 year old granddaughter’s birthday party. Gary Waters is the Broker and Owner of Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC in Melbourne, Florida. We had a lot in common as military veterans, since Gary retired from the US Navy in 1996 after serving twenty years for his country. After some 25 plus years in the health care administration, he made the career change to real estate in 2003. He became a real estate br...
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By Rekha Vyas
(Keller Williams Realty of Brevard)
2221 GRAND TETON BLVD, MELBOURNE FL HOME FOR SALE MLS 741635$174,900           Located in sought after Lansing Ridge subdivision. Lovely Home in Eau Gallie area of Melbourne, Florida.          3 bedroom 2 bath 1350 sft.home.          Attached 2 car garage.          Home has a split floor plan.          Spacious Living Dining combination          Home has a interior laundry room.          Fenced yard for privacy.          Screened Porch for Florida living.          Tiled floors in living areas and carpet in the bedrooms.          Beautiful Master Bedroom & Master bath Master bedroom has a walk in closet.           Well maintained home and yard          Pretty and functional kitchen with a pantry and corian countertops.          Space Coast association of Realtors MLS ID 741632          M...
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By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
When it comes to breakfast in the Melbourne, FL area we have quite a few good choices. If you are looking for a place to fill you up (at a good price) and get your day going, I can give you a long list of places that will fit the bill perfectly.If you are looking for a place that is a bit different and kinda cool (and kids will absolutely love) try Backwater in Historic Downtown Melbourne, FL.To say this place is different is kind of an understatement. The griddles in the middle of many tables will signal something unusual is coming. The Louisiana Swamp look will give you the impression of a restaurant that belongs on a dirt road, backing to a bayou just off the Mississippi River!We ordered off both the regular menu (Fried Green Tomato and Spinach Eggs Benedict) and the pancake menu. Th...
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By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
 OK...so I must admit up front...I really dig the Mansion in Melbourne, FL. They are a little bit different ...and they know it!This place sort of seems like a bunch of bars, restaurants, deli, and wine store all wrapped together...and it works! The Mansion offers two distinct bars, the one on the first floor is sort of a quiet pub that is a good place to meet a client or just chat. The upstairs bar is a great place to view the river, meet on a first date or just hang out with friends after work. Although the menu is the same, the upstairs and downstairs restaurant seating areas have a very different feel (I love going upstairs  after the sun goes down to enjoy our amazing Space Coast weather).The menu itself is a mix of nice entrees (the salmon and pork chops get good reviews), burgers...
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By Sandy Shores FL Realtor®, Melbourne Real Estate, Brevard County Real Estate, Florida's Space Coast
(M & M Realty of Brevard Inc.)
The afternoons have been filled with heavy rainstorms around here lately.  We have being having storms with heavy thunder and lightning. Often we find the lights flickering off and on.Yesterday, I got a call from one of my sellers letting me know that the Realtor coming to see her house had not shown up for their 2:30 showing appointment. My seller likes to leave when potential buyers arrive. “Do you think they’re still coming, with all of the rain we’re having?” “I hope so,” I told her. I would find out.I like showing houses after a storm. (Provided the roads aren’t flooded and I am not subjecting my clients to dangerous conditions.) It can be very telling.In looking at houses in the rain, I've seen a house where the back patio was completely underwater and it was an inch from coming i...
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By Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty, Eighteen Years Experience in Brevard County
(Bucci Realty, Inc.)
Melbourne Florida's Grand Haven development is a planned community that offers homes in multiple sizes and price ranges.    Grand Haven is comprised of over 700 homes located in six neighborhoods that share common elements and amenities such as lakes, preserves, parks, tennis and basketball courts.    Conveniently located off the Pineda Causeway (SR-404), Grand Haven offers residents excellent commuting options including the nearby I-95 and US 1.    A short drive across the causeway residents are at Satellite Beach, Patrick Air Force Base and Cocoa Beach.  Currently there are thirteen homes for sale in Grand Haven.  List prices for current homes for sale in grand Haven range from $219,500 to $439,900 with an average listing price of about $328,000.  These homes are located in almost al...
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By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
Makoto's Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar in Melbourne, FL has an interesting story. It was one of my favorite restaurants when it was located in a hotel directly on U.S.1 some years back. My friends and I would head over in large groups and enjoy the wonderful food, great party rooms and talented chefs. It burned down in the early 1990's (if I remember it was a kitchen fire) and disappeared for a time.My friends and I were all quite happy when the restaurant reappeared in its present location at 785 Babcock St. Makoto's feels like a Japanese steakhouse should...the colors, tables, bar area and private rooms are all beautifully done and hearken back to Japanese restaurants from the 1960's. The new full sushi bar is quite good and they have decent lunch specials.It seems like every Japane...
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By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
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By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
I grew up on Long Island, NY. At the time I think every other radio commercial was about Grumman Corp.I was so pleased in the mid-1980s when they decided to move much of their work force to the Space Coast. Years later they merged with Northrop (another huge defense contractor).Monday at 9:30am Governor Rick Scott announced that Northrop-Grumman won the rights to build America's next great bomber here on the Space Coast. The contract is expected to be worth over 100 billion dollars over the life of the project. The project is expected to add about 1800 engineering and program management jobs with incomes in the $100k plus range to our local Space Coast economy. With our real estate market already in great shape, this will only enhance our upward trajectory!
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
Northrop Grumman, the Falls Church, VA based aerospace and defense Contractor has announced that it will be bringing 100+ new jobs to Brevard County after completing the first phase of a 220,000 square foot, $500 million expansion. Positions available will be for engineers, technicians as well as in management, with many of those positions having a high dollar salary level. 400 new positions were added in 2014 with another 300 positions expected to be added by the end of 2015. The next phase of the Northrop Grumman expansion will be to break ground on 500,000 square feet that could potentially bring another 1,500 employees to Brevard County by 2019.For more information about the positions available, check out Northrop Grumman's website.
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
According to socialdailypost.com the criteria for choosing the top 10 cities to retire to in Florida are based on our gorgeous sunshine, warm beaches, golf, outdoor activities and reasonable cost of living. The top 10 cities in Florida are (drum roll please):10. Tallahasse - Not only is Tallahasse the state capital, but has low population density, a major university and the cost of living is very low.9. Kissimme - Kissimme is close to Orlando, so it has many of the benefits the City Beautiful has to offer without being IN Orlando. The cost of living is low, weather is sunny and it is near major attractions such as Disney World and Sea World.8. Ocala -  Located northwest of Orlando, Ocala's cost of living is low and the area is quiet therefore you don't have to deal big city complication...
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
This gorgeous home is located in the Devons Glen subdivision on Suntree. Built in 1997, this beautiful home has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 1842 square feet and a 2 car attached garage. There is a huge 50 foot pool in the lush backyard and is centrally located close to The Avenue of Viera with much shopping, dining and entertainment.If you have any questions about any home available on Florida's beautiful Space Coast, please do not hesitate to call Palm Realty at 321-722-7777. We would love to help you find your dream home!
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By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
For those of you looking for a Space Coast run, here are a couple of fun ones for you.The 2015 Turtle Krawl will be held on September 12th between 7:30 and 8:30am. ( TurtleKrawl.com )This run is a fun 5k that is held in Indialantic  and starts in James Nance Park then meanders through Indialantic By the Sea...ending up back by the park.All proceeds benefit the Sea Turtle Preservation Society so come on out and show your support!The Publix Florida Marathon and 1/2 Marathon will be held February 6th and 7th 2016 in Melbourne, FL( TheFloridaMarathon.com ) and will include a 5k and an 8k. This is a Boston Marathon qualifier race. This is a difficult course that takes you on waterfront and over bridges!Go to the websites I included for both runs and register! Both are great events with great...
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
This stunning home located on the Indian River with breathtaking panoramic views of the Intracoastal Waterway has closed for $1,050,000.   Completely re-built in 2013, this gorgeous home has 4 bedrooms and 3 and a half baths with over 3,400 square feet.        My buyers, immediately connected with this home and the way that it was designed and decorated.   If Here's to many happy years sitting on the dock, sipping wine and watching the dolphins play off the end of the dock. If you have any questions about any of the great homes available on Florida's beautiful Space Coast, please do not hesitate to call me at 321-626-5868.  I would love to help you find your dream home too!
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
OK, I admit it, I absolutely love sushi. I love rolls, sashimi, unagi and even fresh, sweet uni. So, I thoroughly enjoyed my dinner on Saturday night at Toyo Sushi and Asian Grill  in Suntree. The word TOYO  means "plentiful" in Japanese. I was introduced to Toyo Sushi and Asian Grill  by  three of my Buddhist friends that are Japanese and frequent this place often. Keiko and Joanie said the bento boxes that they ordered were wonderful. The tempura looked fabulous and Keiko assured me it was authentic.                                                                                Marie and I sampled many of the different sushi items on the menu. The maguro was fresh and supple. The samon skin roll was SO flavorful that at first Marie and I thought that there was bacon in the roll! The i...
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By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
Living in Florida on the Space Coast, we have some obvious attractions. Two of the top attractions are boating and fishing!If you live here and own a boat you will be able to get out on our rivers and ocean whenever you have free time, but if you are visiting or do not have a boat at your disposal the answer...Easy Boat Rental!Easy Boat Rental is a locally owned business that has a fleet of boats available for day rentals...all at prices starting at only $150! Boats are available for both river or offshore boating.Call owner Brian Barber at 321.446-1227 for a reservation. He makes it easy to get out on the water and come back with a big load of fish...or just a fun day boating out on water!
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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
 This home, located on the Indian River was expertly constructed with classic finishes and is impeccably maintained. The home was completely rebuilt in 2013.      857  Indian River Dr was thoughtfully designed and totals more than 3,500 square feet. This completely redone riverfront home has 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, and a half bath in the pool cabana. Custom millwork is featured throughout, and scenic river views are realized from most rooms.      We watched dolphins play in the river just off the dock when we were there. Just some of the many amenities that is stunning home offers are hurricane impact resistant windows, 2 tank less water heaters, a complete sound system, two A/C units, a mini split A/C in the garage and a new metal roof.      My buyers are relocating from Sidney, Aust...
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By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
You should consider the hiring of an agent as a job interview...why should you hire that agent to work for you?I would like to apply for the job here on the Space Coast:Here are my qualifications:1. I have been in sales for 33 years: I have learned in that time how to properly negotiate a win-win scenario for my clients...without making the person on the other side of the transaction feel as if they just got taken for a ride. Remember, once we have arrived at an acceptable price we have inspections and closing to worry about. When everyone leaves the closing table feeling good I will be satisfied. I have a full understanding of all contracts and addenda so nothing will get slipped by you!2. I am an Internet and Online Real Estate Expert: Approximately 95% of all buyers go to the Interne...
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