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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty at the Beach
RECENT BLOG POSTS
The current market housing statistics for Sussex County Delaware is showing a clean start and an upswing in sales. October began the 4th quarter of this calendar year and the indicators appear to be putting the market in the black. The first quarter averaged 120 homes sold for an average sales pr...
11/15/2009
According to TREND, the tri-state MLS system, the market watch for Kent County is still showing a slight buyer's edge, but with a miniscule pendulum swing towards being a seller's market. In September, the average sold price was $196,200 with 126 homes sold. October edged up slightly to an averag...
11/14/2009
We are about to embark on a whole new community of home shoppers, the new generation of homeowners; Generation Y. As approximately 74,000,000 people born between 1980 and 1995 begin to enter their prime of home ownership, as a REALTOR, I am prepared to meet the challenge and meet their demands. A...
11/13/2009
The annual unclaimed escheat funds list will soon be released naming about 85,000 owners of unclaimed revenue in Delaware. The Delaware Division of Revenue releases this list every year and includes unclaimed money, stocks, bonds, wages, dividends, interest, etc. As required by statute, the money...
11/10/2009
President Obama signed an expanded version of the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit. The previous version was due to expire November 30th. This newer version may stimulate the housing market even further than the last since this version qualifies more buyers. The tax credit remains at $8,000...
11/08/2009
For those 77,000 members of the Delaware Electric Cooperative, you should be receiving a credit refund. Since you are owners of the co-op, you share in the margins, otherwise known as profits. The co-op strives to keep rates as low as possible, so when there are profits, they go back to the consu...
11/07/2009
How often do we wonder about the people that tirelessly give of themselves to give back to the community? Let me tell you about one such angel amongst us that goes about his business in a quiet and humble way in order to help feed the homebound and hungry in Millsboro Delaware. The gentleman's na...
11/07/2009
With the recent news about defective drywall made in China, how can a homeowner detect if their home has this insidious material?  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there is no positive test to detect this drywall. There are however, some common homeowner tests you can do to se...
11/06/2009
As I sit here in the comfort, peace, and safety of my home, it grieves me to see what has taken place in Texas at Fort Hood. Makes me realize how truly blessed I am and my simple worries can't possible ever compare to those families that have just lost a loved one. In the silence of my mind, my h...
11/05/2009
How unfortunate for the seller, the buyer, the buyer's agent and myself to have lost a huge sale due to heavy cigarette odor in the house. The majority of buyers find this to be an immediately objectionable environmental issue to overcome. How many times have you walked into an otherwise lovely h...
11/04/2009
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