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Why You Should Live and Play in NSB

Close your eyes and picture your ideal lifestyle. Does it involve relaxing on the sparkling shores of a white-sand beach with a drink in your hand? Maybe you’d rather shop the day away or sample some of the freshest seafood from locally owned restaurants. No matter what it is you love to do, you’ll never run out of possibilities when you call New Smyrna Beach home.

Many think Central Florida is a family-friendly vacation spot for tourists, but it’s far more than that. NSB has brought visitors from around the globe to its sandy shores and small-town feel perfect for foodies and those wanting to relax. Here’s why this hidden gem is the ideal place to work, play, and settle down.

Career Opportunities

Most of Volusia County is filled with small businesses and decades-old businesses that have become local legends and fan favorites. A wide variety of tourism options are available relating to beach, food, local shops, and hotels. This is not uncommon in coastal towns, but NSB’s size is perfect for those wanting to avoid the stress of the i-4 corridor level of tourism. 

If you are in the teaching or education field, Volusia County Schools is the largest employer with a variety of public schools in New Smyrna Beach for all grades. 

Additionally, those who are in the medical field may find a worthwhile career with Advent Health that offers the highest level of hospital. With medical treatments ranging from advanced knee replacements to cardiovascular care, AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach, formerly Florida Hospital New Smyrna, provides world-class services.

Relaxing Local Vibes

Naturally, going to the beach is the most popular activity for New Smyrna Beach residents. It’s a way of life for many of us that caps our week off enjoying the feeling of toes in the sand and waves against us. For those wanting to be more active, there’s always time to surf, fish, kayak, paddle board, and more. 

Our community touts not only a beautiful sandy shore but other wonderful spots of nature. Turtle Mound National Historical Site, the Marine Science Center, and Smyrna Dunes Park provide an assortment of ways to get close with nature and understand the unique ecosystem we take care of. Don’t forget: past the beach, there are an assortment of nature trails, inlets, and rivers to explore! 

NSB’s small business culture is also worth noting. A true family-friendly atmosphere brings families of all ages to the city, some settling roots for generations. Flagler Avenue and Canal Street are blends of tourist favorites and historical districts that have a little something for everyone. Shops, restaurants, art galleries, and farmer’s markets are some of our favorite reasons to leave the beach. There are often monthly art and car shows to enjoy, many free of charge, which helps make our piece of paradise all the more enriching. 

Investments and City Growth

Property ownership in Florida is an investment that yields fruitful results, but New Smyrna Beach is a whole other ballpark. 20 minutes from Daytona, New Smyrna Beach has caught national attention for the beach, surf, and small-town feel. A rich history leaves visitors in awe and travelers looking for a new home, second home, or vacation spot more often than you may think.

In 2021, the rate of homes are skyrocketing and listings are going quicker than ever before. However, NSB Homes knows how to navigate this hot market without getting burned. Savvy property investors are not waiting until after property values have peaked. 

An assortment of condominiums, family beach homes, and luxury living opportunities offers a diverse set of options for new buyers looking to invest in the community. If you have questions about current listings, browse our selection and reach out to us. We have new listings added weekly and are always keeping our fingers on the pulse of new developmental opportunities in the area such as new builds or land buys.

Many people are turning away from Orlando and other tourist destinations for smaller, more family-friendly environments. With massive additions to our community both in retail, job expansion, and infrastructure New Smyrna Beach is making it’s mark.

Ready to get started?

New Smyrna Beach is Florida’s best kept secret — and you want to make sure to find a place to plant your family’s roots before the secret spreads like wildfire! We pride ourselves in being your Coastal Lifestyle Experts, so contact one of our staff members to get started today! 

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