Florida Life Blog

New Smyrna Beach’s very own Sarah Caudill, MBA of Florida Life Real Estate was recently featured on HGTV’s “How Close Can I Beach”. You can view the show on Florida Life Real Estate’s website. HGTV producers began speaking with Sarah and Tim Caudill of Florida Life Real Estate over 2 years ago. They had followed […] ..READ MORE +

Where to Live in New Smyrna Beach As you consider a move to New Smyrna Beach, you will find that the number of neighborhoods in the community can quickly become overwhelming. How do you find the right one for your needs? If you are considering New Smyrna Beach FL homes for sale, here are some of the […] ..READ MORE +

Here are some of my best must-have tips when staging your home to sell.  What appeals to you may not appeal to buyers and I promise these tips will bring more money into your pocket as a seller. Brand new appliances historically offer high returns to sellers.  Old appliances that make a kitchen look dated […] ..READ MORE +

  With Hurricane Matthew behind us, residents of New Smyrna Beach and Florida are beginning to clean up and assess damage. While we are fortunate that no lives were lost in New Smyrna Beach during Hurricane Matthew, several homes sustained significant damage. Before you call the first contractor you find on Google, here are four […] ..READ MORE +

With endless beaches, turquoise water, sunny skies and endless outdoor activities, there is no denying that life in Florida is a little slice of paradise. But even paradise occasionally has bad weather, and for Florida that means hurricane season. With Hurricane Matthew quickly approaching, here’s a quick refresher of what to do before, during and after […] ..READ MORE +

  Living in Florida we are fortunate to have long, drawn out summers followed by slightly cooler falls and very mild winters. Even though our winters are mild, there are still a few important steps you should take this fall to ensure your Florida home is ready for the change in temperature. Gutter time Between […] ..READ MORE +

Every beach town needs a candy store filled to the brim with sweets to spoil both visitors and residents alike. Luckily for the residents and visitors of New Smyrna, Beachside Candy Co. answers the call- or should we say craving. As a vision of teal, pink and white, it’s hard to miss Beachside Candy Co. […] ..READ MORE +

Curb appeal is a big deal when you are selling your home because it’s the first impression buyers will see, and often times it can either make or break their impression of your home. Here are five easy ways to spruce up your curb appeal on a budget:   Add shutters Shutters are an easy way to […] ..READ MORE +

With endless sunny days, miles of beaches and a laid-back culture, New Smyrna Beach lends itself to being a dog-friendly town. With a dog beach right on the ocean, multiple outdoor restaurants that are dog friendly, and numerous biking and walking paths, it’s not uncommon to see dogs out and about in New Smyrna. This […] ..READ MORE +

What can you do to be a competitive homebuyer in a seller's market? Find out in our Realtor Tip video! ..READ MORE +