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Entries from January 2013

3 Questions to Ask Contractors

January 31st, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re hiring a contractor to do work around your home, ask these questions first:

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Tags: Home Projects

Weekend Update: February 1st-3rd

January 30th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re looking for something new & different to do on Saturday, check out these events:

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Tags: Georgetown · Lewes · Local Events

January 30, 2013

January 30th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s Food for thought is from John Adams:  “I must study politics and war that my sons have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.”  (Fred)  “We have not reached that point yet, which is unfortunate.” Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 601085-$239,000.  This is a Commerical property with 1600 sq. ft. on the […]

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Tags: Of Interest

January 29, 2013

January 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Charlotte Bronte:  “Men judge us by the success of our efforts.  God looks at the efforts themselves.”  (Fred)  “Failures should also be added to this quote.” Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 598849-$160,000.  A nice rancher in Lincoln, DE has 3 BR, 2 BA in 1792 sq. […]

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Tags: Hot Properties

Why Your Home Isn’t Selling

January 29th, 2013 · No Comments

If your home has been on the market for a while with no interest there are several factors that could be holding you back.  Of course, before you assume that your home is taking forever to sell, discuss local real estate trends with your realtor and get their opinion.  The biggest reason that your home […]

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Tags: Seller Tips

Saving Energy At Home

January 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Aside from your mortgage, utility costs generally account for the largest portion of the monthly bills you pay thanks to your home. However, there are several things you can do to lessen the blow a bit.

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Tags: Home Projects · Of Interest

January 28, 2013

January 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Charlotte Bronte:  “Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.”  (Fred)  “We always seem to inflate our expectations beyond reality.” Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 601042-$339,900.  This to be built home in the Villages at Herring Creek, Lewes, DE […]

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Tags: Hot Properties · Lewes

Spotlight on Winter at Cape Henlopen State Park

January 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, Delaware attracts thousands of visitors during the summer months when sunbathing, sand castle building, and swimming are prime activities for beach-goers.  But did you know that Cape Henlopen has a lot to offer in the winter months too?  Here are 5 great activities for all ages that can be done any […]

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Tags: Cape Henlopen State Park · Lewes · Local Interest

January 25, 2013

January 25th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s Food for thought is from Calvin Coolidge:  “If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.”  (Fred)  “Another way of saying try try again.” Fred’s Pick of the Day […]

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Tags: Georgetown · Sussex County

5 Great Conversation Pieces

January 25th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re entertaining anytime soon and are nervous about awkward silences, consider displaying one (or several) of these conversation pieces and get things flowing!

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Tags: Of Interest

3 Tips for Less Stressful Selling

January 24th, 2013 · No Comments

Selling your home can be stressful. Here are a few tips to help it go smoothly…

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Tags: Seller Tips

Weekend Update: Jan. 25th-27th

January 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

It’s a bit of a slow weekend for events in Sussex County, but if you’re looking for something different today check out one of the many art galleries that are still open in and around Rehoboth Beach.  Many of them have new exhibits for 2013 and some even have events going on!  Here’s a post […]

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Tags: Local Interest

January 23, 2013

January 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Charles Peguy:  “Tyranny is always better organized than freedom.”  (Fred)  “When freedom finally rises to the task, it cannot be denied.” Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 599104-$54,900.  This small Rancher in Delmar, DE needs rehab but has 3 BR, 1.1 BA on 2.32 acres.  This will […]

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Tags: Sussex County

Organize Your Junk Drawer

January 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

January is not yet over, which means that plenty of people are probably still working on their New Year’s Resolutions to get more organized. I know one project you can tackle today that will make you feel a whole lot better… your junk drawer!

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Tags: Home Projects

January 22, 2013

January 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Charles Peguy:  “He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.”  (Fred)  “Silence makes the lie fact.” Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 595675-$289,500.  A nice Colonial in Country Club Estates, Georgetown, DE has 3 BR, […]

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Tags: Georgetown · Sussex County

Winter Safety & Your Home

January 21st, 2013 · No Comments

Winter can be a treacherous time of year. Ice and snow can lead to car accidents, falls and injuries. Falling an ice can seriously injure anyone, but can be especially dangerous for children & the elderly.

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Tags: Of Interest

January 13, 2013

January 21st, 2013 · No Comments

Happy Martin Luther King Day! Today’s food for thought is from Charles Goodyear:  “Life should not be estimated exclusively by the standard of dollars and cents.”  (Fred)  “Satisfaction of you life’s accomplishments is worth more that money.” Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 599161-$219,000.  This Seaford, DE Colonial has 3 BR, 2 BA, […]

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Tags: Real Estate · Sussex County

5 Easy Fixes Before Selling

January 20th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re putting your home on the market here are five cheap & easy fixes to increase your home’s sale potential. 1.  Declutter.  I’ve said it a million times before, and I will keep saying it… pick up your stuff, put half of it away, and if necessary, rent a storage unit while your home […]

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Tags: Buyer Tips

Spotlight on The Kitchen in Milton

January 19th, 2013 · No Comments

The Kitchen, located in The Shoppes at Paynter’s Mill in Milton (3.5 miles north of 5 Points) and is owned and operated by Ray & Lisa Richardson who formerly owned the Second Street Grill in Lewes.

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Milton

January 18, 2013

January 17th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Charles Goodyear:  “A man has cause for regret only when he sows and no one reaps.”  (Fred)  “A wasted effort is always cause for regret.” Fred’s Pick of the Day is MLS # 599377-$139,000.  A brick rancher in Seaford, DE has 4 BR, 3 BA in 2484 sq. ft. […]

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Tags: Hot Properties