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March 31, 2014

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Ezra Cornell:  “Idleness is to the human mind like rust to steel.”  (Fred)  “Humans need work to be whole.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS # 609481-From $241,500 to $209,500.  A Selbyville DE Bank Owned Contemporary which has 3 BR, 2.5 BA in 1455 sq. ft. on .46 acre.  […]

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Tags: Hot Properties · Real Estate · Short Sales/Foreclosures/REO/Bank Owned

Garage Organization Tips

March 31st, 2014 · 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!” Two Words:  Adjustable Shelving Hang several layers of shelving around the perimeter of your garage and stow away off […]

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Reasons To Buy A Fixer-Upper

March 29th, 2014 · No Comments

There are several reasons you may want to forgo a fixer-upper for a finished home, but fixer uppers can be a great option for many people.  Today, here are five options that you may want to consider a fixer-upper for your next home: You are looking for a home in a specific neighborhood.  If you’re […]

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Reasons To Re-Think A Fixer-Upper

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Buying an fixer upper can be a great way to move into your ideal neighborhood or buy more home than you could otherwise afford, but it’s definitely not for everyone.  Here are three reasons you may want to skip the fixer upper and put an offer on something that needs less work: The home needs […]

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March 28, 2014

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Epictetus: “The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going” (Fred) “Knowing where one is going puts you way ahead of the pack.”   Today’s BARGAIN from fredporch.com is MLS # 608974-From $385,000 to $374,500.  A Selbyville DE Contemporary with 3 BR, 2.5 […]

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Real Estate

What To Expect: Home Inspection

March 27th, 2014 · No Comments

After you’ve found your dream home comes the scary part… inspection!  Home inspections are meant to educate the buyer about the home they are interested in and ultimately give them piece of mind about the decision they make.  Inspections are scary because they are not intended to uncover every nitty gritty detail about the house, […]

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Little Projects For An Energy Efficient Home

March 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Going green is trendy and good for the environment, but it can also be overwhelming.  There are many projects you can do to make your home more environmentally friendly, starting with your insulation.  Installing energy-efficient insulation will help maintain a uniform and comfortable temperature in your home, lowering your utility bills.  Installing a high-efficiency water […]

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March 26, 2014

March 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought comes from Epictetus:  “The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.”  (Fred)  “Glory is a most interesting word, do we need it?” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS # 604807-From $500,000 to $449,900.  A Milton DE Horse Farm with a 4 BR, 3BA updated Farmhouse with 5 acres […]

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

March 25,2014

March 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Epictetus:  “The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.”  (Fred)   “The art of dying is much misunderstood.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS # 608795-From $179,900 to $165,000.  Here is a Georgetown DE Farmhouse with 6 BR, 2.5 BA, in 3056 sq. ft. on […]

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

Red-Flag Issues For Buyers

March 25th, 2014 · No Comments

In the past, I’ve listed “red flag” issues that should give you pause as a buyer.  Here are some more: 1.  Locked Doors.  If there are any areas of a home that are off limits during your tours, be sure that you arrange to see them at some point before you put any kind of […]

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Viewing Houses Smartly

March 24th, 2014 · No Comments

If you’re house hunting the last thing you want to do is waste your time looking at a bunch of properties that are wrong for you.  To make the most of your time and effort, start by working with a realtor.  Find someone you trust, but also someone you like since you may be spending […]

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March 24, 2014

March 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Epictetus:  “Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.”  (Fred)  “Pilots and other endeavors gain their skill from adversity and instruction.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS # 609988-From 139,900 to $129,900.  A Seaford DE Modular Rancher (to be built) with 3 BR, 2 BA in-town home is […]

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Tags: Hot Properties · Real Estate · Sussex County

Hiring A Cleaning Service

March 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

If you’re like most of the people I know, you probably love your home but hate cleaning it!  More and more people are hiring maid services to help them out – some people hire help with the day-to-day cleaning and others hire help to come in once a month, or even less frequently.  And with […]

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March 21, 2014

March 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Epictetus:  “It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”  (Fred)  “Our friends’ confidence in our endeavors provides physical as well as mental help.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS # 608850-From $350,000 to $275,000.  A Georgetown DE Rancher with 3 […]

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

Quick Tips For A Cleaner Home

March 21st, 2014 · No Comments

With spring in the air, spring cleaning is on the mind.  Whether you’re selling your home and trying to keep it as clean as possible, or just desire a cleaner home, here are some chores you can do in 5 minutes or less: Swiffer/sweep/vacuum the floor in any room Make the bed Fold laundry Clean […]

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Happy Spring!

March 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Happy Spring everyone!  Here’s hoping that the weather gets springier from here on out. Thinking of buying or selling a home this Spring?  Give us a call at Cooper Realty Associates and put us to work for you — 302-644-2266.  

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March 19, 2014

March 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Epictetus:  “Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.”  (Fred)  “Things are things, but having the intangibles is having the Best.”   Today’s Bargain from fredsporch.com is MLS # 611139-From  $251,000 to $241,000.  A Lewes De home with 4 BR (2 master suites), 3.5 BA […]

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

Budget Makeovers For The Kitchen

March 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Yesterday I talked about kitchen makeovers, but the thing about totally redoing a kitchen is that it can be very pricey.  If you’re wanting to give your kitchen a face lift in a more budget-friendly way, consider some of the following suggestions. Stick to the Ws.  Window and walls that is.  There are basically endless […]

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March 18, 2014

March 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Epictetus:  “No Great thing is created suddenly.”  (Fred) “All things in their time, haste is the enemy of greatness.” Today’s Bargain from fredsporch.com is MLS # 611353-From $239,900 to $230,900.  A Millsboro DE Double Wide with 4 BR, 3 BA in 2026 sq. ft. on .98 acre boasts 2 […]

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Tags: Hot Properties · Millsboro · Of Interest · Real Estate · Sussex County

Tips For Efficient Kitchen Remodels

March 18th, 2014 · No Comments

It is no secret that kitchens and bathrooms sell homes, but they are also the centerpieces of family life too.  A kitchen makeover can give your home a whole different feel.  Whether you want a kitchen update to help sell your home faster or just to enjoy yourself, here are some helpful tips for design […]

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