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April 30, 2012

April 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought from Michel de Montaigne:  “Ignorance is the softest pillow on which a man can rest his head.”  “A man who does not take an interest in what goes on around him, may sleep well, but will never control his destiny.”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 594577.  This […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

Garage Organization Tips

April 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Tired of barely having enough room in your garage for your car? Check out some of these tips for organizing. With a little organization, you might find yourself hanging out in your garage, “just for fun!”

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Tags: Home Projects

Spotlight on Abbott’s Grill

April 28th, 2012 · No Comments

I found Abbott’s Grill in Milford, Delaware through word of mouth, and I’m glad I did! Voted one of the top restaurants in Milford on Trip Advisor and was voted best restaurant in Milford in the 2010 edition of Delaware Today’s “Best of Delaware” issue. Abbott’s Grill offers lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, and happy hour. With a wide variety of menu items, delicious food, and great service, Abbott’s Grill is a must for anyone looking for a great meal!

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Local Interest

Aptil 27, 2012

April 27th, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought from Elizabeth Barrett Browning:  “Measure not the work until the day’s out and the labor is done.”  “Finish your daily goals then add what you have time for-don’t waste available time, because you never get it back.”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS# 594456.  This large home in Frankford, […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

5 Perfect Plants For Your Garden

April 27th, 2012 · No Comments

It’s almost May… if you haven’t already started thinking about your garden, now’s the time to get started. Here are five plants that grow well in Sussex County… with the proper care of course!

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Home Projects

Thursday Three: 3 Ways To Use A Closet As Living Space

April 26th, 2012 · No Comments

I realize that nobody really has “extra storage” in their house, but if you’re able to reorganize in such a way that you can free up some closet space, there are lots of great ways that you can turn it into viable living space. Here are three of my favorites…

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Tags: Home Projects · Of Interest

Sussex County Weekend Update

April 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Here are just a few of the events going on in Sussex County, Delaware this weekend…

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Tags: Dewey Beach · Lewes · Local Interest · Milford

Why Buying A Home Is Better Than Renting

April 24th, 2012 · No Comments

With the housing market in its current state, many people are opting to rent rather than buy. They feel that renting gives them more flexibility and won’t leave them possibly unable to keep their house should they lose their job or have another hardship befall them. However, there couldn’t be a better time to buy! In fact, in 98% of today’s top housing markets, buying a home is actually more affordable than renting!

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Tags: Buyer Tips · Of Interest

April 24, 2012

April 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought from Sallust:  “Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.”  “We just need to stretch that growing old part.”  Fred   Fred’s pick of the day is MLS # 589174.  Tis home in Grant’s Way, Milton, DE was just reduced to $158,900.  This is a Class C manufactured home […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

April 23, 2012

April 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought from Elizabeth I:  “Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.”  “Loose lips sink ships or complicate one’s life enormously.”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 593949.  Rental income on this Lewes, DE home was 45K last year.  The home boasts […]

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Green Your Home Without Spending Too Much Green

April 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Green home improvements continue to be a trendy topic when talking about real estate. Since yesterday was Earth Day I thought I’d highlight a few easy ways you can go green on the cheap….

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Tags: Home Projects · Of Interest

Spotlight on Geocaching

April 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Delaware has its own geocaching trail that includes 75 locations statewide, with many in Sussex County, including a couple in Cape Henlopen State Park! If you love being outdoors, surrounded by the beauty of nature then you should try geocaching.

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Tags: Cape Henlopen State Park · Local Interest · Of Interest

April 20, 2012

April 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Food for thought from Horatio Nelson:  “Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon.”  “Again patience is a virtue.”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 594901.  A Historic Victorian Home in Historic Bethel, DE is now only $109,900.  This 11 room home has porches […]

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5 Reasons to Retire to the Delaware Beaches

April 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Delaware Today recently published an article on why Kent and Sussex Counties are great places to retire. After reading it, I began to think of the many reasons that retiring to the Delaware beaches is ideal for many people. Here are my top five reasons…

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Tags: Of Interest · Retirement

The Thursday Three: 3 18-Hole Golf Courses

April 19th, 2012 · No Comments

If you love to golf, there are plenty of courses in Sussex County that are worth checking out. Here are three of them…

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Tags: Local Interest · Rehoboth Beach · Sussex County

April 18, 2012

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Food for thought from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:  “Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.”  “There is no substitution for hard work, except for smart work.”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS #594513.  OCEANFRONT:  2.33 acres, 167’ […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

Weekend Update – April 20th-22nd

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Whether you want to celebrate Spring, do good for the environment, or stuff your face with some succulent barbeque, this weekend holds something for you… enjoy!

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Tags: Local Events · Local Interest

April 17, 2012

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Henry B. Adams:  Power is poison.  “Its effect on Presidents has always been tragic.”  “The last couple of Presidents are especially guilty.”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 594112.  This Lewes, DE estate has 5 oversized BR with 5.5 BA, a chef’s kitchen, library, and geothermal […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

Property Hunting in Seaford, Delaware

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

If you’re thinking of moving to Sussex County, Seaford is worth a look. With great schools, community activities throughout the year, and a thriving downtown area, Seaford is one of America’s best small towns! If you think Seaford might be an ideal location for you, check out these great homes…

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April 16,2012

April 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Plato:  “Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.”  “Why is that?”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 582791.  This mid-century 3BR, 2BA, brick rancher is a bargain at $145,000.  Assets are hardwood floors under the carpet and a […]

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