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Volusia County Property Management

Since 1971 Vincent’s Realty has been serving Volusia County with comprehensive property management services. We act as an independent contractor. This alleviates you the hassle of being an employer.

Dealing with a property management company allows you to have more free time as we deal with the day to day operations of owning real estate for you.

Property Management Company Benefits

Property, Management, Company, Benefits

Owning rental property is a great source of additional income, however, it also comes with added responsibilities. Some of the benefits of working with a property management company include:

  • Market your rental
  • More efficient rent collection
  • Ensure rent is paid on time
  • Screen tenants
  • Lower repair and maintenance costs
  • Avoid legal problems
  • More free time

Vincent’s Realty operates as an independent contractor. This alleviates you the hassle of being an employer.

Chick-Fil-A coming to DeLand

deland, real, estate, companyThe long-anticipated arrival of fast-food chain Chik-Fil-A is finally coming to fruition. It will be their first restaurant in DeLand. The closest locations before being in Orange City and Daytona Beach.

The grand opening is expected to be sometime at the beginning of next year.

With the vast economic development in the area and the recent approval of the Gateway to DeLand project, the entrance of Chik-Fil-A to DeLand could not come at a better time.

DeLand Property Management

For 50 years Vincent’s Realty, LLC. has been offering comprehensive property management services to DeLand and surrounding communities

Property, Management, CompanyDeLand, Florida is the seat of Volusia County and is well known as being home to historic Stetson University. The Historic Downtown District, various local attractions and Central location to Daytona and Orlando make it a great place to live.

The property management services offered by Vincent’s Realty are second to none. When it comes to the control, oversight, and operation of real estate we are here for you. With over 40 years of experience in the field you can be sure that your investment is in good hands. Our professional staff are passionate and committed to delivering exceptional client experience when you decide to rent your home through our company. Offering complete property management services to DeLand FL and surrounding communities.

To search rentals using our online search tool, click here.

Florida Commercial Truck Insurance

Florida Commercial Truck Insurance. If you operate a trucking business out of the state of Florida, look no further than Gould.

With more than 100 years of experience, you can trust Gould to meet your commercial trucking needs. We have relationships with the best truck insurance providers in the nation. As an independent truckers insurance agency we offer a huge advantage over the competition as we are able to shop rates between all of our A-rated providers.

At Gould we cater to trucks and trailers of all sizes such as:

  • Box trucks
  • Semi trucks
  • Dump trucks
  • Flatbed trailers
  • Tractors
  • Garbage trucks
  • and more

At Gould we have the expertise and experience to help you find a Florida commercial truck insurance policy to fit your specific needs.

To learn more about truck insurance in the state of Florida and what Gould has to offer to Florida commercial truck business owners, click here.

DeLand, Florida “The Athens of Florida”

A Brief History on the Founding of DeLand, Florida

The county seat of Volusia county the city sits approximately 30 miles north of the central business district of Orlando and 23 miles west of the central business district of Daytona Beach. Founded in 1876 by Henry DeLand, DeLand is home to Stetson University, Florida’s oldest private college.

Originally known as Persimmon Hollow thanks to the persimmon trees that grow around the natural springs, DeLand was once only accessible by steam boat up the St. Johns River. Henry DeLand visited the area in the year 1876 and envisioned a thriving citrus, agricultural and tourism center. He ended up buying the land later that year and named the town after himself.

DeLand became officially incorporated in 1882 and became the county seat in 1887. It was also the first town in Florida to have electricity. The Gould family business being at the forefront of this movement being one of the first businesses in town to have electricity and the first to have air conditioning.

The Gould family moved to the DeLand area in 1885. V.W. Gould Senior was one of DeLand’s foremost historians and it is through his early efforts that much of the history of DeLand has been preserved. He was also a prolific writer of DeLand and West Volusia history as he published articles in varying magazines and newspapers that were circulated across the State of Florida. He served for many years as the Chairman of the Volusia County School Board and was an early member of the City Council. He was the first president and founding member of the West Volusia Association of Realtors. V.W. Gould Senior played a large role in developing the town to what it is today.

Downtown Deland Historic District

Downtown DeLand’s Mainstreet is known for its many notable 19th century buildings. It is known as a US historic district and contains 68 historic buildings.

Some of the building styles in this historic district include but are not limited to, Classical Revival, Colonial Revival, Frame and Masonry Vernacular, Mediterranean Revival, Mission, and Prairie.

One of the 68 historic buildings in the Downtown DeLand Historic District include the Gould Building.




Guide to buying a Home

Guide to Buying a House

  1. Homeownership – Are you ready? Whether you are purchasing for your first time, or you are a repeat buyer, buying a home can be a financial and emotional decision that requires the expertise and guidance of trained professionals.
  2. Local, Professional Advice – In the maze of financing forms, inspections, pricing, and negotiation, it makes sense to work with professionals who know the local community and more.
  3. Get a mortgage pre-approval – It is important to find out how much you are able to afford before you begin your home search.
  4. Look at homes – Working with a local Vincent’s Realty realtor and educating yourself on the local market will help you focus in on your priorities and make informed purchasing decisions.
  5. Choose a home – Finding a home that meets your needs and priorities is important. Your home is your castle.
  6. Make an offer – A proposal to purchase a home includes price and terms.
  7. Get insurance – Car owners know the importance of car insurance. The same principals apply to home insurance as well. Home insurance protects owners in the event of catastrophe.
  8. Closing – The closing process is becoming increasingly more computerized and automated. Closings bring together a variety of parties who play a role in the real estate transaction.

Commercial Real Estate in DeLand Florida

We are a one stop shop, offering solutions for every phase of the commercial real estate sales process

When it comes to finding the best commercial real estate for your business in DeLand FL look no further than Vincent’s Realty. No matter what your commercial real estate needs may be the agents at Vincent’s Realty are ready to assist you. From Commercial real estate brokerage, business acquisitions, and sales and property management, we have you covered. We are a one stop shop, offering solutions for every phase of the commercial real estate sales process.

With over 100 years of experience in the DeLand area you can be sure that you are getting none other than the utmost expertise and professional service available. To speak with a commercial real estate agent today, contact us at (386) 734 3970.

How to choose the right home in DeLand, FL

Whether you are a first time buyer or a repeat buyer, the decision to make an offer on a house is very exciting and maybe a little scary. It is important to feel emotionally satisfied by your choice as well as financially comfortable that you are buying a home you can afford and that it hopefully holds onto its value or even increase in value in years to come.

Finding a home that meets your priorities and needs will ensure that you are happy for years to come.

The real estate agent’s at Vincent’s realty understand this and are ready to assist you in finding a home that is right for you. To contact an agent at Vincent’s Realty feel free to contact us today at (386) 734 3979.

To learn more about the DeLand, FL area click here

With over 100 years of Real Estate experience in the DeLand area you can be sure you are getting none other than the utmost customer service possible.

Vincents Realty, History In the words of the West Volusia Historical Society, “V. Ward Gould, Sr., was a lad of 15 when he moved to DeLand in 1885 with his parents. An entrepreneur of the first rank, he began hist first real estate agency in 1907 on W. Indiana Ave. where he ushered clients around in a one cylinder, hand cranked Cadillac. Gould also was a gifted writer who left behind a valuable record of DeLand’s early history.”