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Jan-Apr 2021 Real Estate Market Update Sussex County, DE

The statistics referenced here are based on detached single-family homes, derived from the Bright Multiple Listing Service. Active Listings/Current Inventory As of the end of April, there were a total of 579 homes on the market, a decrease of 10% from the previous month’s end inventory of 646.  This represents less than a 2-month’s supply … Continue reading Jan-Apr 2021 Real Estate Market Update Sussex County, DE

America’s Happiest Places to Retire

Parade Magazine Names Rehoboth Beach/Lewes, DE in top 5 of “America’s Happiest Places to Retire”! Rehoboth Beach/Lewes is one of 5 towns that Scored High on their Happiness Meter.   “Delaware tied with Montana as the No. 1 retirement destination in 2020, according to a United Van Lines study. (Florida and South Carolina ranked No. 2 … Continue reading America’s Happiest Places to Retire

Jan-Mar 2021 Real Estate Market Update

SNAPSHOT OF CURRENT MARKET CONDITIONS FOR SUSSEX COUNTY (as of 3/31/2021—based on sales of single-family detached homes)   Total Single Family Homes on the Market as of 3/31/2021…646 Down 1% from last month   Homes listed in March 2021…505 (73% already under contract) Inventory Breakdown:     Resale Homes – 54%   New Const. – 46%   Total Single … Continue reading Jan-Mar 2021 Real Estate Market Update

Why We Live Here . . . Pumpkins at the Beach!

Pumpkins at the Beach! A favorite Southern Delaware fall activity is pumpkin picking!  Fulfill your cottagecore fantasies at Mr. Pepper’s Pumpkin Patch located at 13500 Laurel Road, Laurel, DE 19956, open Mon-Sat 10 am to dark; and Sun noon to dark. At Mr. Pepper’s, you can pick pumpkins in the field, get lost in a … Continue reading Why We Live Here . . . Pumpkins at the Beach!

Why We Live Here . . . Dining with Coastal Views

Dining with Coastal Views . . . A frequent request for restaurant-goers is waterfront dining options. Coastal Delaware is sure to please!  Here are just a few options . . . A new addition to Coastal Delaware’s repertoire of waterfront eateries is the Harbour.  The Harbour restaurant promises trendy takes on classic favorites including a fried green … Continue reading Why We Live Here . . . Dining with Coastal Views

Coastal Delaware Trails

Coastal Delaware’s Trails When the weather is sweltering hot sunbathing on one of coastal Delaware’s pristine beaches is a must. But what do the locals do when the weather cools off? Many of us take advantage of the beautiful hiking and biking trails that border our favorite beach towns.  With More than 100 miles of … Continue reading Coastal Delaware Trails

October 2020 Real Estate Market Watch

October 2020 Market Watch The statistics referenced here based on single family homes derived from the Bright Multiple Listing Service. Active Listings/Current Inventory As of the end of September, there were a total of 1,011 homes on the market, a decrease of 11% from the previous month’s end inventory of 1,132.  This represents slightly less … Continue reading October 2020 Real Estate Market Watch

Adapting to Change So You Don’t Miss the Future . . .

Adapting to Change So You Don’t Miss the Future . . . Without doubt we are all living in a historic and difficult time.  Rest assured that our first priority is the safety and health of all our clients, both buyers and sellers.  And in order to protect everyone, all of us in the real … Continue reading Adapting to Change So You Don’t Miss the Future . . .

All About DNREC – Delaware Dept of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection

All About DNREC – Delaware Dept of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Delaware’s beaches are a major draw for summertime vacation and recreational opportunities. The coastal economy generates approximately $7 billion and employs roughly 59,000 people annually. As natural ocean processes keep these habitats in constant flux, these areas have to be maintained through beach nourishment projects, erosion control and dune maintenance, … Continue reading All About DNREC – Delaware Dept of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection

Eco-friendly Kitchen Features That Won’t Break the Bank

Eco-friendly Kitchen Features That Won’t Break the Bank Eco-friendly features are all the rage today as homeowners commit to living greener lives. But for those looking to reduce their carbon footprint, where do you begin? For many, the answer is the kitchen. The central hub of the home, the kitchen offers a perfect foundation for … Continue reading Eco-friendly Kitchen Features That Won’t Break the Bank

Wet Rooms – Why they may be the Perfect Solution . . .

The Inside Scoop on Wet Rooms It’s official: Wet rooms are a rising trend in luxury bathroom design. For years, they’ve been used as a solution when space was limited, but this style is increasingly being seen in high-end homes for many reasons. Before we dive into them, however, you might be asking yourself, “What … Continue reading Wet Rooms – Why they may be the Perfect Solution . . .

October 2019 Mortgage Update

October Real Estate Mortgage Roundup Freddie Mac’s results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® shows that “The outlook for a favorable resolution to the trade dispute between the U.S. and China is still unclear, introducing some volatility into financial markets and the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield. Mortgage rates are following suit but are at near historic … Continue reading October 2019 Mortgage Update

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