Wilmington, DE Real Estate News

By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
  Reports are now in with the third quarter real estate statistics for New Castle County, Delaware. The news is not terribly encouraging, since pending sales are down for September 6 1/2%. Although, we can see sellers are pricing their properties more realistically, resulting in days on the market being down almost 14%. New listings were up over 10%, bringing YTD listings up to nearly 5%. So inventories are up, which is good news for those buyers who have been complaining about the scarcity of listings!  Looking to buy or sell a home in New Castle County, Delaware?  Contact Carolyn Roland!    
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By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
    Historic Home Alert: The Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation invites the public to a FREE Conference on Buying and Selling Old Homes and Making Them Green from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at the Wilmington Friends Meeting, 401 N. West Street, Wilmington, DE  19801.  There will be four speakers.     Carolyn Roland is an architectural historian and Realtor who has been working in the Wilmington area doing research and helping clients buy and sell properties for 27 years.  Through this work, she has become an expert on local architectural styles and quirks as well as becoming adept at spotting potential problems clients might encounter with an historic property.   John Kurth, who is a Planner II  in the City of Wilmington's Department of Planning an...
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By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
  October 214 Historic Homes News   Bethel Township, Delaware County is holding their annual Founders Day October 11. Admission is free for Founders Day activities. There will be raffles, demonstrations - food, fun and fellowship at Bethel Hose Co. No.1 - 3737 Foulk Road, Garnet Valley, PA 19060. There will be antique dealers, antique Appraisals 1 for $5.00, antique cars, sheep shearing, butter making, bee keeping, an art contest, crafts for kids and adults plus a Civil War display,There will be Historic House tours (see picture from last year) 3 PM to 6 PM $7 person $21 family. Wesley College will present a symposium:Allen Mc Lane, Unknown Hero of the Revolution. Free and open to the Public, it will be held October 25 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Wesley College, Peninsula Room 206. duPo...
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By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
A big party with loads of volunteers telling the story of the fulfillment of Jessie Ball duPont's wish for a children's hospital  was held today in and around a new building at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. Designed by FKP Architects of Houston, the building was in a "not quite ready for prime time" state today. Yellow tape separated off many corridors, including those that connected to the older hospital building, and a certificate of occupancy had still not been issued. But that didn't stop the party with food, fun, and rides!     What began in 1940 as a pediatric orthopedic institute is now a world-renowned full-service children's hospital, one of only 20 children’s hospitals in the nation ranked in all 10 specialties byU.S. News & World Report.  And the great t...
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By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
It looks as though there is a hesitation in the New Castle County, Delaware real estate market--starting to head upward, but afraid to move too fast as to not bump its head.     Some points are encouraging, such as the number of new listings is finally headed upward, over 6% for August. However, closed sales are still down from 2013, over 9% for the month, and almost 8% for the year as a whole. Prices are trying to edge upward, and days on the market were down over 16% from the previous August. From personal observation, I do see a whole lot of people out looking at houses, trying to get pre-qualified for a mortgage, and asking for help getting their homes ready to put on the market. So the world moves on, and we learn to deal with the economy we are given! Wondering how the market will...
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By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
Old houses never cease to amaze me. There is a charming Delaware Craftsman style house I previewed recently to see if I could give the owner any advice about getting the home ready for sale. Always ready to plunge into dark places, I popped  my head into the attic, and this is what I saw.  The owner had no idea what the thing that looks like dryer vent pipe was, and wasn't sure what the fan thing in the wall was.  He has since gotten back to me and said the snakey pipe thing was a plumbing vent, and the fan was a thermostatically controlled attic vent. So his assignment is now to find out what the plumbing code says about vents (3 guesses, first 2 don't count), and where the control is for the fan (he is removing the plastic cover from it).  I'm not a plumber, but this snakey thing is ...
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By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
In Honor of National Skyscraper Day on September 3, I am re-visiting a trip to Buffalo, NY several years ago. Being a big fan of the architect Louis Sullivan, you can imagine my yelling, “Stop the car!!” when I saw his 1896 Guaranty Building, designed with Dankmar Adler (another name making this native Chicagoan’s list of architecture greats). The supporting steel structure of the building was embellished with terra cotta  blocks. Different styles of block delineated the three visible zones of the building. Writing in his Kindergarten Chats, Sullivan said that a tall building "must be every inch a proud and soaring thing, rising in sheer exultation that from bottom to top it is a unit without a single dissenting line."  And to top it all off, shortly after construction, electric power f...
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By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
September, 2014 Historic Homes E-Newsletter     Put on your dancing shoes and join the New Castle Senior Center & the New Castle Historical Society for a night of music, dance, food & friends!   The Delaware Street Wharf will be the place to be on Saturday night, September 13 the end of summer is welcomed with the annual Wharf Dance.   Lew The Mailman will provide the music for dancing the night away and local food vendors and a cash bar with beer, wine and mixed drinks will be available. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Senior Center & the Historical Society. (You must be 21 years of age or older to attend this event.) Reservations for the Wharf dance here.   Monday, September 22, the Chester County Historical Society, in partnership with the Historical Society of the Phoenix...
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By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
Fabulous Farm House OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription Contact us for pricing Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 2,100 sqftLot: 1.38 acre(s) Location Coming SoonWilmington, DE 19808USA Christopher Pataki RE/MAX Associates(302) 562-0628patakirealestate@yahoo.comhttp://come2DE.com        Listed by: Re/Max Associates Our recent listings Fantastic Colonial in New Castle2 Story Colonial in Scarborough Manor, Bear, Delaware Subscribe to our listing feed Nearby properties for sale
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By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
This late 18th century stone Delaware historic home is in the finest traditions of the English-influenced early mill owner homes in the Brandywine Valley. But rather than being built by one of the Quaker millers in nearby Brandywine Village who used the Brandywine Creek to power their mills, Henry Webster was a member of the Holy Trinity Church (Old Swedes). His marriage to Sara Stedham is recorded in their 1755 register. And his gristmill was on the Shellpot Creek, which fed into the Brandywine.           It was in the 1930's that this early Wilmington historic home became the nucleus of a new community, Brandywine Hills. It was at this time that the surrounding land was transferred from Brandywine Hundred to become a part of the City of Wilmington, Delaware. It was also when the well ...
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By David Henke, Realtor, Homes Just West of Philadelphia PA
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc)
Open House at 705 Princeton Rd this Sunday, August 10, from 1-3.   This Sunday, 705 Princeton Rd will be holding an Open House from 1-3.     Situated on one of the most sought after streets in Westover Hills, the exterior exhibits the classic half timbered and detailed brick design elements found on may Tudor properties.     The interior is an ideal mix of old world design combined with modern conveniences. It is a beautiful 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home presenting a great open floor plan.    Large spacious light filled rooms are found throughout the property allowing for large gatherings and gracious entertaining. Hardwood floors, leaded and stained glass windows, custom cabinetry, wood burning fireplace, and a custom open stairway are just a few of the thoughtful design elements found thro...
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By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
The Wilmington and Western Railroad Presents their Summer Fest 2014 this Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 10-4. Trains will run at 10:30, 12:30  and 2:30. Entertainment will come from the Delaware Knights of Magic, Auburn Heights steam cars, a band organ, old time base ball club, and others. There will be hot dogs, ice cream, and pizza. More information at the Wilmington and Western website.   The station is in Wilmington, Delaware,  near Prices Corner on Delaware Route 41 North (Newport Gap Pike), 1000 feet north of Delaware Route 2 (Kirkwood Highway). There is plenty of free parking available at the station.        
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By David Henke, Realtor, Homes Just West of Philadelphia PA
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc)
= Happy Memorial Day to All = Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery - Memorial Day 2014   Take Time to Remember All Those Who Have Served. David HenkeLong & Foster Real Estate Inc – Bear, DE/Devon, PAOffice: 302-834-3431/Direct: 610-618-0808www.DelawarePAHomes.com  
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