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Entries from April 2014

April 30, 2014

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Miguel de Cervantes:  “It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.”  (Fred) “Discipline is something that we must do for ourselves before we espouse it for others.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS #606225-From $529,000 to $498,500.  A quaint beach bungalow in Bethany Beach […]

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Tags: Bethany Beach · Real Estate · Sussex County

April 29, 2014

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Miguel de Cervantes:  “Forewarned and forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory.”  (Fred)  “One should also prepare for Plan B or C.” Today’s BARGAIN from Fredsporch.com is MLS #604313-From $475,000 to $469,900.  An Executive Home in Seaford, DE with 5 BR, 4 BA, in 4770 sq. ft. in […]

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Hot Properties · Real Estate · Sussex County

April 28, 2014

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Miguel de Cervantes:  “Fear has many eyes and can see things underground.”  (Fred)  “Fear sees danger everywhere without thought.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS #602605-From $399,000 to $374,900.  Here is a Frankford DE Contemporary on piles with 3 BR, 2.5 BA in 2300 sq. ft. on a tidal […]

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Tags: Real Estate · Sussex County

April 25, 2014

April 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Miguel de Cervantes:  “Fair and softly goes far.”  (Fred)  “This goes with dumb and simple.” Today’s BARGAIN from Fredsporch.com is MLS #610964-From $339,000 to $329,000.  A Bethany Beach DE end unit Condo with 3 BR, 2 BA, that has a 2 level screened veranda in now available.  The unit […]

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Tags: Bethany Beach · Of Interest · Real Estate · Sussex County

April 23, 2014

April 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Miguel de Cervantes:  “Every man is the son of his own works.”  (Fred)  “What you sow you, you may reap.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS #607325-From $475,000 to $460,000.  A Lewes DE 2 story Twin home with 4 BR, 3.5 BA in 2730 sq. ft. on .16 acre, […]

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Tags: Lewes · Real Estate · Retirement · Sussex County

April 22, 2014

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Miguel de Cervantes:  “Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret, nor observes a promise.”  (Fred)  “Moderation must be established for each individual, just make sure you know yours.” Today’s BARGAIN from Fredsporch.com is MLS #609314-From $449,000 to $430,000.  A large Lewes De Rancher with 4 BR, 2.5 BA […]

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Tags: Lewes · Real Estate · Sussex County

April 21, 2014

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Miguel de Cervantes:  “Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.”  (Fred)  “The use of absolutes in a proverb is problematic.” Today’s BARGAIN from Fredsporch.com is MLS #608921-From $134,900  to $127,900.  A Greenwood DE 2 story Farmhouse with a detached 2 car […]

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Tags: Of Interest · Real Estate · Sussex County

April 18, 2014

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Miguel de Cervantes:  “A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.”  (Fred)  “The more things change there is still a proverb that is timely.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS #609984-From $222,900 to $218,900.  A Lewes DE Condo in Sandbar Village with 3 BR, 2 BA is […]

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Tags: Lewes · Real Estate · Sussex County

April 16, 2014

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Michel de Montaigne:  “A closed mouth catches no flies.”  (Fred)  “A closed mouth also allows liberties to be undermined.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS #609111-From $195,000 to $184,000.  A Rehoboth Beach DE 2nd Floor Condo with 2 BR, 2 BA in 1000 sq. ft. is now available.  New […]

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Tags: Real Estate · Rehoboth Beach · Sussex County

April 15, 2014

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Happy Tax Day! Today’s food for thought is from Michel de Montaigne:  “Wit is a dangerous weapon, even to the possessor, if he knows not how to use it discreetly.”  (Fred)  “Wit is a double edged sword, it can cut both ways and not always equally.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS #610937-From $749,900 to […]

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Hot Properties · Real Estate · Sussex County

April 14, 2014

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Michel de Montaigne:  “There is no conversation more boring than the one where everyone agrees.”  (Fred)  “Preaching to the choir only gets one so far and gets boring quickly, preaching to other POV’s the conversation becomes stimulated.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS #611326-From $120,000 to $90,000.  A Frankfort […]

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Tags: Real Estate · Sussex County

Prep For Spring

April 12th, 2014 · No Comments

There is a small window of time when the weather is beautiful and it’s not unbearably hot, and we are currently in it!  So, it’s the perfect time to get some of those outdoor projects done.  Here’s a quick rundown of a few projects you should do now! Prep Your Mower – If you do […]

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Remodel Ideas to Increase Livability

April 11th, 2014 · No Comments

If you google home remodeling, it’s easy to come across lists of which improvements give you the most bang for your buck and which improvements will be difficult to recoup in selling costs should you ever decide to move.  However, if you know you’re going to be in your home for the long haul, should […]

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Budget Bathroom Updates

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

If you’ve been dreaming of updating your bathroom, but you don’t have a huge budget, consider these tips. Go white to save green!  Sticking to traditional white features such as sinks, tubs, and toilets will save you a ton of money because they are more readily available than their colorful counterparts. Change out your hardware.  […]

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Benefits of Different Mortgage Types

April 9th, 2014 · No Comments

When you are buying a home, the industry standard is a 30-year mortgage.  However, if you can swing it there are definite advantages to a 15 year mortgage instead.  The biggest benefit of a fifteen-year mortgage is, of course, that you pay your home off in half the time and wind up saving a lot […]

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Tips For Pricing Your Home

April 8th, 2014 · No Comments

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! Find an […]

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Staging Suggestions

April 7th, 2014 · 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! Bathroom:  Remove personal items such as toothbrushes, make-up, hair products, etc. from counter space.  Be sure the entire room […]

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What If Your House Doesn’t Sell?

April 5th, 2014 · No Comments

Has your house been on the market for awhile and it’s still not selling?  Assuming it is in saleable condition, if your home is still on the market, it is most likely priced too high for the area.  Luckily for you, of the three basic elements that sell a home (location, condition & price), price […]

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April 4, 2014

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s food for thought is from Florence Nightingale:  “How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.”  (Fred)  “Fear stifles all kinds of activity.” Today’s BARGAIN from fredsporch.com is MLS #609765-From $565,000 to $549,000.  A Lewes DE Coastal Contemporary with 5 BR, 3 BA in 3200 sq. ft. on.51 acre boasts 2 master […]

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Tags: Lewes · Real Estate · Sussex County

Attention Grabbing Home Features

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments

There are a few features that will almost always catch a buyer’s attention.  Of course, your home may not have all of these, but a few of them are easy to “fake” and others are affordable to update!  So go on, catch the attention of your potential buyers! A Nice Entryway – fake it with […]

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