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Spotlight on Claws Seafood House

June 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Claws Seafood House (167 Rehoboth Ave) in Rehoboth serves up fresh, delicious seafood and more every night for dinner (Mon-Thu 4pm-9:30pm, Fri & Sat 11:30am-10pm, Sun 11:30am-9:30pm).  With reasonable prices and fresh, locally sourced ingredients plus a great happy hour at the bar and both daily and weekly specials, you can’t go wrong with dinner […]

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Rehoboth Beach

June 28, 2013

June 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Leo Tolstoy:  If you want to be happy, be.”  (Fred)  “The right frame of mind makes all the difference in how we lead our lives.” Fred’s pick of the day is MLS #604379-From $228,826 to $219,900.  A lovely cape cod in Milford, DE with 3 BR, 2 BA, in […]

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Tags: Hot Properties · Milford · Real Estate · Sussex County

5 Mini Golf Courses To Try

June 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Mini golf is a great summer activity!  Check out these great, local courses for some great, family fun: Ryan’s Mini Golf.  You really can’t get better than rooftop mini golf right on the boardwalk in Rehoboth!  Directly Above Ryan’s Gems & Junk Shop you will find a mini golf course that is easy enough for kids, […]

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Tags: Local Interest · Millsboro · Rehoboth Beach

Thursday Three: 3 Pizza Places at the Beach

June 27th, 2013 · No Comments

Pizza at the beach is a great tradition!  Here’s some of the best options: Grotto Pizza.  With several locations along the boardwalk, more on Rehoboth Ave, and several locations inland as well, Grotto Pizza is a summertime favorite!  Though, not everyone loves Grotto, I have to admit it is my first choice for pizza in Rehoboth, […]

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Rehoboth Beach

Weekend Update: June 28th-30th

June 26th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re looking for something fun and different to do this weekend, check out these local events: Friday, June 28th: Concert By The Canal Head to Canalfront Park in Lewes on Friday evening for a free concert sponsored by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery.  Chester River Runoff will perform beginning at 6:30pm.  The concert is free, […]

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Tags: Lewes · Local Events · Rehoboth Beach

June 26, 2013

June 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Lewis Cass:  “People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.”  (Fred)  “The policy of: “Do what I say not what I do” has always been a non-starter.” Fred’s pick of the day is MLS # 602337-From $469,900 to $449,900.  A Lewes DE Colonial with […]

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Tags: Hot Properties · Lewes · Real Estate

Understanding Contingencies

June 25th, 2013 · No Comments

  Whether you are buying or selling a home, you will most likely have to deal with contingencies during contract negotiation.  Contingencies are conditions placed on the contract that, if not met, allow the buyer to either back out of the deal.  Of course in the case of an unmet contingency, buyer & seller can […]

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Tags: Buyer Tips · Seller Tips

Quick Updates To Sell Your Home

June 24th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re in the process of selling your home (or thinking about it), you might be thinking about what kind of remodeling you should do to put your home in the best light.  As a rule, you should never undertake any big remodeling projects before putting your home up for sale, but there are a […]

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Tags: Seller Tips

Spotlight on Lupo di Mare in Rehoboth Beach

June 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Lupo di Mare (247 Rehoboth Ave.) in Rehoboth Beach fuses classic coastal Italian cuisine with local ingredients.  Serving dinner from 5pm-9pm Sunday through Thursday and 5pm-10pm Friday and Saturday, Lupo di Mare also features a happy hour daily from 5pm-7pm.  The menu features delicious seafood choices such as seared octopus, gorgeous mussels, pan seared sea bass, […]

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Rehoboth Beach

June 21, 2013

June 21st, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Leon Gambetta:  “The great recipe for success is to work, and always work.”  (Fred)  “Work can be for compensation or charity, but work we must to fulfill our lives.” Fred’s pick of the day is MLS # 601933-From $319,000 to $299,900.  Here is a 1 story Contemporary in Selbyville […]

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Tags: Hot Properties · Real Estate

Five Tips To Keep Your Home Safe This Summer

June 21st, 2013 · No Comments

With Summer vacation season in full swing, keep your home and family safe when you’re away with these tips: 1.  Keep quiet.  Don’t announce your vacation plans on Facebook, Twitter, or other social networks and refrain from posting pictures or travel updates until you are back home safely. 2.  Stop your mail.  It’s free to […]

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Tags: Of Interest

Three Ways To Dress Up A Blank Wall

June 20th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’ve got a blank wall in your home that you’re looking to dress up, try these solutions: 1. Antique Fabrics.  Search antique stores, second hand stores, and flea markets for old frames and fill them with pieces of classic quilts, tablecloths, or other antique or meaningful linens. 2.  Embroidery Hoops.  Frame any fabric that you love […]

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Tags: Home Decor

Weekend Update: June 21st-23rd

June 19th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re looking for something different, fun, or interesting to do this weekend, check out these local events: Friday, June 21st: Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience Head over to the Freeman Stage at Bayside and enjoy this Grammy award winning musical artist as he shares the Zydeco experience.  Terrance Simien has been performing live […]

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Tags: Lewes · Local Events · Rehoboth Beach

June 19, 2013

June 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Lord Acton:  Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.”  (Fred)  “Our moral fiber must be at the center of our being because it is too easy to drift away, many things change but some don’t.” Fred’s pick […]

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Tags: Real Estate · Sussex County

Tips For Selling Your Home During The Summer

June 18th, 2013 · No Comments

If your home is on the market during the summer months, the outdoor space takes a larger stage for potential buyers than it does at colder times of year.  To take advantage of this, add a pop of color to your outdoor areas by planting flowers.  Additionally, do your best to keep your grass green […]

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Tags: Seller Tips

June 18, 2013

June 18th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Louis XIV:  “It is legal because I wish it.”  (Fred)  “Let us not go down that path.” Fred’s pick of the day is MLS # 603947-From $239,900 to $209,900.  An Ocean View DE luxury first floor condo which has 2 BR, 2BA, a large living room, upgraded kitchen with […]

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Tags: Home Projects · Real Estate · Retirement · Sussex County

Things You Should Have In Your Kitchen

June 17th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re looking for a quick update in your kitchen, look around and consider which kitchen essentials are missing and then work around that to add what you can to create a more inviting space.  Start by looking for ways to maximize natural light in your space.  You can do this by eliminating cabinets near […]

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Tags: Home Projects

June 17, 2013

June 17th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Louisa May Alcott:  “Good Books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.”  (Fred)  “Let us hope we gather a large library.” Fred’s pick of the day is MLS # 603472-From $595,215 to $589,500.  A 13 year old Bay Front home in Slaughter Beach […]

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Real Estate · Sussex County

Spotlight on Father’s Day

June 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Father’s Day is tomorrow, so take a minute to think of all the wonderful fathers that you know and call a couple to tell them how awesome they are!  If you’re in a bind because you didn’t plan ahead for Father’s Day, here a few quick ideas that can be pulled off at the last […]

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Tags: Uncategorized

5 Free Family Events This Summer

June 14th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re looking for some free family fun this summer, check out these ongoing local events: 1.  Monday Night Movie On The Beach Head into Dewey to the beach at Dagsworthy Street for free Monday night family movies.  Don’t forget the blanket, chairs and popcorn!  Movies begin at approximately 8:30pm and are weather dependent.  Movies […]

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Tags: Dewey Beach · Lewes · Local Events · Rehoboth Beach