Buying Homes in Delaware

”Our goal here at Barbara Morales Associates is to find you the right property in Coastal Delaware. We will take the time to understand the individual needs and desires of each of our clients and determine whether the Rehoboth, Bethany, Dewey, Lewes and surrounding area real estate markets are right for you. We promise to tell you everything we know about a property, good or bad, to allow you to determine if that home is right for “YOU” today and tomorrow.”

Barbara Morales, REALTOR, Founder

All the agents at Barbara Morales Associates have a vast working knowledge of the real estate market, including price trends, neighborhood conditions and amenities, real estate law, zoning issues, financing, taxes, insurance and negotiating. We work hard to find a way to help our buyers attain as many of their needs as possible when dealing with marketplace realities and/or any financial constraints.

Our agents are responsible for obtaining all the appropriate disclosures, making sure home inspections and repairs are completed, and coordinating the activities of your lender, attorney, inspectors and other professionals engaged in your purchase. If negotiating the price is necessary, your agent will be your negotiator, and he or she will accompany you to settlement to make sure all the “I’s” are dotted and the “T’s” crossed.

With the internet and mobile devices taking the market by storm, Buyers’ agents are no longer the gatekeepers of property information, but the Internet is, in reality, a marketing tool. Real Estate Agents can clarify, evaluate, and confirm validity of the information found online and present that property information to home buyers with confidence. If done properly – everyone benefits, if ignored or done inadequately – everyone suffers.

You can rest assured that everyone here at Barbara Morales Associates will be your trusted adviser and advocate during the entire home buying process.

Here are some useful links for our buyers:

  • Search Homes Right Now: Our search tool is updated several times a day and provides all the available properties for sale so you know the information is always fresh. You can even set up a private account and start saving your favorite properties.
  • Get to know the area by browsing our “Explore Southern Delaware” pages.
  • Have a Favorite Community in mind? We offer you the ability to see what’s for sale in every community in Southern Delaware neatly organized and updated daily.
  • What can I Afford? Use the Mortgage Calculator to figure out what your mortgage payments will be on any home you find in your search. You’ll also find a list of local lenders who know our market and can help you get pre-qualified.
  • Connect to a Professional: Contact us anytime you need to know more about the area or any property that interests you. When you’re ready to take the next step toward purchasing a home, we’re here to help.
  • International Buyers: Live in another country? We can help you through the process of buying and selling.

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““‘twas the week before Christmas and a foreclosure came on market that met all our criteria. We could not get away to see the house, but Barbara toured it on our behalf and spent a lot of time sending photos and describing it. She helped us place an offer sight unseen and beat out two other offers. Before going firm we were able to inspect the house and it truly is our dream house. If Barbara had not been willing to work so hard over a holiday week, we would have missed out on it for sure. She helped us navigate the oddities of dealing with the bank as the owner and made sure that our best interests were represented. She and her associate Joan Wallace are the best!”
Tom & Shirley, VA

“Joan Wallace was by far the best Realtor we’ve ever worked with , and this is our 6th home purchase in 40+ years. We had a lot of false starts as we took almost 3 years to sell our last house and Joan has the patience of a saint! Once we finally were able to buy she made the process flow smoothly and her attention to detail was fantastic. We’re so glad she stuck with us through it all, and we have friends interested in the area as well, we will surely refer them to Joan! Thanks for everything!”
Bonnie & Frederick, PA

“Several years ago, we first started looking for a home in the Rehoboth Beach area. Rick took us out the first time, and we were immediately impressed with his skill set and local knowledge of the RE market. After several bids on several homes, we successfully bid on the home we now love. Any ordinary real estate agent might have given up on us over the 3-year period. But not Rick. He stayed with us, and throughout, was a top-notch negotiator getting us an excellent price (As an attorney, who negotiates for a living, that really impressed me). Rick never let us down, and always kept us timely informed on events. I would highly recommend him to any prospective buyers/sellers in the area.”
Roger & Linda, PA

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