14,000 Houses Sold Yesterday!

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There are many doubters declaring that the housing market recovery is still challenged. They say that young people have too much student debt. They say that interest rates rising is killing the housing demand. We at the Rehoboth Beachteam want to let these cynical people know three simple facts:  13,918 houses sold yesterday, 13,918 will…Read More »

The 8th Annual Rehoboth Beach Museum Beach Ball 2013


Join all of the fun at the 8th Annual Rehoboth Beach Museum Beach Ball. The Beach Ball will be held at Kings Creek Country Club from 7-10:30 p.m.  This year’s theme is “Under the Sea”. Get your Raffle Tickets at the Rehoboth Beach Museum or at the Beach Ball.  First Prize and Second Prize is…Read More »

Recent Survey – Most Agree Home Ownership is a Good Idea

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The recent 2013 National Housing Pulse Survey revealed that nearly 80% of Americans believe home ownership is a good financial choice. The study revealed that more than half of renters (51%) list home ownership as one of their highest priorities and that 36% of those surveyed are currently thinking of buying a home, which is…Read More »

The True Costs of Overpricing your Home for Sale

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Rehoboth beach home sale prices are up an average of 20% over this same period from 2012. That fact, and other recent real estate headlines, can make it easy for sellers to make the mistake of overpricing their home. Some come into the market with a strategy of a higher than market price which they…Read More »

The 35th Annual Rehoboth Beach Sandcastle Contest 2013


As locals, it is a bit hard for us to believe that 2013 will mark the 35th annual Rehoboth Beach Sandcastle Contest. Like all events of this nature they start out pretty small with mainly just locals in attendance. Over time, they build to include many participants. We say, “the more the merrier” – especially…Read More »

Mortgage Rates Dip -Time to Buy or Sell Your Home in Delaware?


If you were worried about the effect rising mortgage interest rates on your home for sale, maybe your feeling somewhat better this week. As of July 18th, 2013, Freddie Mac reports that average fixed mortgage rates are showing reductions. Frank Nothaft of Fredie Mac cited that, “Indications of a slowing in the economic recovery also…Read More »

Mortgage Rates and Your Home Options

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Have you been wondering how recent mortgage rate changes may affect your Delaware home buying experience? Recent rate changes may result in possible adjustments to  the amount of loan you qualify for.  We highly recommend discussing your unique situation with a trusted local lender, so that you are aware of  all of your options. Rates…Read More »

5 Tip To Keep Your Home Safe While Vacation at the Delaware Beaches

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Summer is definitely here in Rehoboth Beach and vacation plans may have you leaving your home to come to the beach. We suggest you take a few preventative measures to ensure the safety of you and your home while you are away. You’ll find that being prepared and aware of potential risks makes for a…Read More »

Buying a House – The Costs of Waiting

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We, at the Rehoboth Beachteam, have been talking a lot recently about the potential cost of waiting to buy in today’s real estate market. In this post, we wanted to take look at the actual cost for someone buying a house who has waited over the last twelve months. The chart below uses a 10%…Read More »

Sussex County Property Taxes Remain Among the Lowest


Sussex County recently passed their 2014 budget which began July 1st, 2013. Part of the budget includes keeping the property taxes in Sussex County some of the lowest in the country. While other regional governments are trying to look for every dollar, Sussex County will be keeping the tax rate the same as it was…Read More »

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