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Entries from November 2012

5 Reasons to Have Your Fireplace Inspected

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of year….. for fires crackling in the fireplace that is. But before you use your fireplace too often – you might consider having it inspected by a good chimney sweep. Here are five reasons why:

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Tags: Home Projects

Three Ways to Build Your Credit

November 29th, 2012 · No Comments

If you are in the market for your first home, or have struggled with your credit in the past the first step to buying your dream home is to build your credit so that you can get a mortgage and hopefully at a good rate! Here are three tips to help you:

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Tags: Mortgage and Finance

Weekend Update: November 30th-December 2nd

November 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these events in and around Sussex County:

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Tags: Lewes · Local Interest

November 28, 2012

November 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought from Tacitus:  “Things forbidden have a secret charm.”  “Just ask Eve.” ( Fred) Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 596022-$269,900.  A lovely River Front Home in Nanticoke Estates, Seaford, DE, and the home boasts 3 BR, 2 BA in 2560 sq. ft. with a granite/SS Kitchen, a sprawling sunroom, […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

Restoring the Northeast: What Homeowners Need to Know After Sandy

November 27th, 2012 · No Comments

This article is written by Erik Braunitzer, a writer for Douglas Elliman, brokers for NYC, Long Island and Hamptons Real Estate.

New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware continue to experience devastating consequences of Sandy as a new nor’easter closely followed the hurricane. Homeowners have filed millions of claims, and the estimated damage is somewhere in the billions. Despite these two storms, homeowners must rebuild, but many look at their flooded and broken homes as impossible scenes of destruction. Getting started is just half the battle.

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Tags: Home Projects

November 27, 2012

November 27th, 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 # 599699-$259,900.  This Milford, DE home has 3 BR, 2 BA, on .46 acres in Matlinds Estates.  The home features a master […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

The Importance of Finishes in Your Home

November 26th, 2012 · No Comments

A lot of times when people are remodeling, they look to cut costs wherever they can. However, a penny saved is not always necessarily worth it. Cutting corners on the finishes of your home such as paint, plaster, the floors, the ceiling, the roof, or anything else that you notice on a daily basis can leave you with a sloppy looking house.

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Tags: Home Projects

November 26, 2012

November 26th, 2012 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought from David Hume, Hume’s Imperative:  “You cannot data crunch your way to the truth.  Ever.”  “Statics can be made to fit any agenda, be wary of cherry picked thoughts from the right or left, they never lead to consensus.”( Fred) Fred’s pick of the day is MLS # 594136-$339,000.  Here is […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

Spotlight on Jimmy’s Grille in Bridgeville, Delaware

November 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Jimmy’s Grille & Family Restaurant in Bridgeville (18541 S. Main St.) is a great place to go for a down home family meal. They are well known for their fried chicken which has been called, “to die for,” “best at the beach,” and “greatest chicken ever!” but their Cream of Crab soup is also the best of the best.

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Tags: Food and Restaurants

November 23, 2012

November 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.”  Mark Twain  “Bankers will always lend money to people who don’t need it,  but try to get some when you really need it.”  (Fred)   Fred’s Pick of this Black […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

Five Tips for Selling Your Home During the Holidays

November 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

If your home is on the market during the holiday season consider these tips for taking advantage of the opportunities you have:

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Tags: Seller Tips

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Tags: Uncategorized

Weekend Update, 11/23-11/25

November 21st, 2012 · No Comments

This holiday weekend will, of course, be filled with shopping for many, but if you’re looking for something different to keep you busy, consider checking out Clear Space Theatre’s presentation of “A Christmas Carol!” which is opening this weekend.

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Tags: Local Events · Rehoboth Beach

Holiday House Hunting

November 20th, 2012 · No Comments

If you’re house hunting during this busy holiday season you have a couple of things working to your definite advantage. First, there aren’t too many people house hunting, so with less competition you may in for a good deal.

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Tags: Buyer Tips

Tips for Selling During the Holiday Season

November 19th, 2012 · No Comments

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, one of the busiest times of year is getting under way… the holiday season! Selling a home during the holiday season can be tough, and there are advantages and disadvantages to both leaving your home on the market & pulling it off and relisting in January.

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Tags: Seller Tips

November 19, 2012

November 19th, 2012 · No Comments

“When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.”  Otto von Bismarck  “Truth is being destroyed by half-truths and 10 second sound bites.”  (Fred)   Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 591687-$269,900.  Here is an end unit Townhome in Heritage Village, Lewes, DE which has 3 BR, 2 BA in 1678 sq. […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

Spotlight on Luca Ristorante Enoteca

November 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Luca Ristorante is an authentic Italian restaurant and wine bar located in the heart of Millsboro (303 Main Street in Millsboro). Located in a historic bank, the atmosphere is warm and unique.

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Millsboro

November 17, 2012

November 17th, 2012 · No Comments

“It is not strange… to mistake change for progress.”  Millard Fillmore   “Change can be good, bad, or indifferent, but change for change’s sake is dumb.”  (Fred)   Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 595192-$357,000.  This Lewes, DE home has 4 BR, 2 BA, in 2633 sq. ft. on half an acre and has […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

Five Thanksgiving Recipes to Try

November 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. If you’re looking for some traditional recipes with a twist, try these five that are sure to be crowd pleasers.

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Tags: Food and Restaurants

November 16, 2012

November 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Unless a man feels he has a good enough memory, he should never venture to lie.”  Michel de Montaigne “Lies seen to have a life of their own, those who espouse them, loose control.”  (Fred)   Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 599507-$74,900.  Here is a bank owned home in Downtown Milford. The […]

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Tags: Hot Properties