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Thursday Three: 3 Ways To Create An Office In Space You Already Have

May 31st, 2012 · No Comments

If you’re in need of a work space but don’t have a whole room to spare for an office, check out these options:

1. The Kitchen Office
Tuck a small desk into the kitchen and slide a chair or stool underneath for an instant office. Add a drawer underneath and cabinet above for storage.

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Tags: Home Projects

Weekend Update – June 1st-3rd

May 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Saturday, June 2nd – Lower Sussex Bassmasters Youth Fishing Event
This annual event takes place at Milton memorial Park on the Upper Broadkill River and is sponsored by the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. Registration begins at 8am and the tournament runs from 9am-1pm. This tournament is for all kids ages 15 and younger and is totally free! If you bring a fishing pole the bait, hooks, and bobbers will be provided. Hot dogs, soda & train rides are also free. All participants must have a parent or guardian present. Rain date is Sunday, June 3rd.

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Tags: Local Events

Tips for Shopping for Your First Home

May 29th, 2012 · No Comments

Buying a home is exciting, but when it’s your first home it is even more so. Many people just get out in the market and start shopping around, but for the best experience it is important to do your homework first. Thinking about these things might be tedious right now, but in the long run they will help you get the most out of your home.

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Tags: Buyer Tips

Memorial Day – Thank You

May 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Thank you to all the men and women who have served or are currently serving in our country’s armed forces. It is because of your service that we are able to enjoy the freedoms we have as Americans. We appreciate your service and your sacrifice.

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Tags: Local Events · Local Interest

May 26, 2012

May 26th, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Josh Billings:  “Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail.”  “How you treat people will, is a better indication of your character than your wealth.” Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 590081.  Here is History for sale in Seaford, […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

Spotlight on the Summer Concert Series At Stango Park

May 26th, 2012 · No Comments

The Lewes Summer Concert Series kicks off this Tuesday (May 29th) at 7pm. This series takes place in beautiful Stango Park on Kings Highway next to the Lewes Public Library and features free outdoor concerts every Tuesday evening as well as additional times throughout the summer. You can download the entire 2012 schedule at this link. This year the series kicks off on Tuesday, May 29th, with the Cape Henlopen High School Band performing swing favorites. The concert begins at 7pm. Bring a blanket and/or lawn chair. You won’t want to miss it! Other concerts this season include…

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Tags: Lewes · Local Events · Local Interest

May 25, 2012

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!!  Today’s food for thought is from Confucius:  “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.”  “Don’t you hate people who know everything about everything?”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 592575.  A lovely Contemporary built in 1985, with 3 BR, 2 BA in Denton Manor, Millville, […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

5 Ways To Maximize A Small Bathroom

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments

If your home has a small bathroom, but you are constantly dreaming of renovating and making something a bit more spacious, then this is the post for you! Here are a few easy tricks to make a small bathroom seem larger!

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Tags: Home Projects

Thursday Three: 3 Creative Bathroom Storage Solutions

May 24th, 2012 · No Comments

A true space saver: Hang a decorative hook next to the sink, fill a beautiful bucket with your toiletries and then hang the bucket from the hook. Voila! Instant storage, and since you can get creative with the finishes of both the hook and the bucket there are a million different options for how this can look!

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Tags: Home Projects

Weekend Update – May 25th-27th

May 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

This weekend is Memorial Day Weekend, and if you don’t have any plans here are a few great ideas to keep you busy…

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Tags: Lewes · Local Events · Millsboro · Sussex County

May 22, 2012

May 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Charles Dickens:  “We forge the chains we wear in life.”  “It takes a supreme effort to break those chains; most of us don’t.”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 585888.  This Large Colonial (2727 sq. ft.), has just been reduced to $299,900.  The home in Rivers […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

Splurges For Your Bathroom

May 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

Yesterday I suggested some ideas for remodeling your bathroom on a budget. Today I’m focusing on the best splurges to make if you’re planning a bathroom upgrade and have some money to spend!

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Tags: Home Projects

May 21, 2012

May 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Arthur Wellesley:  “Being born in a stable does not make one a horse.”  “Where one is born has no correlation to where one is at death.”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 595479.  This bank owned property in Laurel, DE needs some TLC but is a […]

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Tags: Uncategorized

Update Your Bathroom On A Budget

May 21st, 2012 · No Comments

It’s bathroom week here on the Cooper Realty blog! Everyone spends time in the bathroom every day, so shouldn’t it be a room that you enjoy? If you’ve been dreaming of updating your bathroom, but you don’t have a huge budget, consider these tips.

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Tags: Home Projects

Spotlight on Big Fish Grill, Rehoboth Beach

May 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Looking to try some place new for dinner tonight? Try Big Fish Grill in Rehoboth! This casual dining restaurant is great for families, business lunches, hanging out with friends, or, if you sit in one of the high-backed booths even a private date!

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Rehoboth Beach

May 12, 2012

May 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Baltasar Gracian:  “Be content to act, and leaving the talking to others.”  “Indecision is paralyzing and precludes any progress.”  Fred Fred’s pick of the day is MLS # 595766.  Here is a Beach Home just two streets west of Rt. 1 in Bethany Beach, DE, for only $769,000.  The […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

May 18, 2012

May 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Confucius:  “Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.”  “Revenge is a concept that can consume you, better to protect yourself as well as possible.”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 594947.  This 4 BR, 2 BA, 1770 sq. ft. home needs some […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

5 Tips For Pricing Your Home To Sell

May 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Earlier this week I talked about what to do if your house won’t sell. And, like I mentioned in that post, the price of the home is the aspect that sellers have the most control over. Even though the right pricing strategy can take a home off the market quickly, it’s amazing how many people still make mistakes when pricing their home. Here are five tips for pricing your home right the first time!

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Tags: Seller Tips

Thursday Three: 3 Staging Suggestions

May 17th, 2012 · No Comments

They key to successful staging is a clean & clutter free space that prospective buyers can imagine themselves living in. If it is done well, nobody will be able to tell you’ve done anything at all!

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Tags: Seller Tips

May 16, 2012

May 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Edward Cole:   “Things are worth what they will fetch at a sale.”  “Usually people overvalue their stuff, it is human nature, but sooner or later we all part with our stuff.”  Fred Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 594578.  This brick home in Seaford, DE boasts 4BR […]

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Tags: Hot Properties