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August 2013

Found 5 blog entries for August 2013.

Coastal Delaware Home BuyingA Coastal Delaware home might be the right match for your family. Do you prefer living by the water? Do you want a low-maintenance house? Of course, desiring to live near the coast and finding the right property are two different things. But while the search can be difficult, it’s possible to find the home of your dreams. And when you do, making a good offer on the property can put you a step ahead of the competition. 

This is prime real estate. The more you know about the basics of making an offer on a Coastal Delaware home, the better your odds of acquiring a property. 

1. Offer a fair price for the property.

It goes without saying, a low-ball offer isn’t going to get you anywhere with sellers. In many cases, they need to sell the house for a

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same-sex couples buy Lewes real estateIf you’re part of a same-sex couple, you cheered when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act. The country’s highest judicial body finally sanctioned your relationship by allowing you all the federal benefits afforded to opposite-sex couples.

Don’t celebrate yet. The full list of marriage perks go to you only if you are married and live in a state that recognizes gay marriage. If you’re in a state that bans such unions, you may not get anything, even if you were married in a state that recognizes same-sex marriage. Government bodies and the courts still have to sort those conditions out.

Delaware legalized same-sex marriage on July 1st of this year. If you move to the state, you experience the full benefits given to all married

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beach restoration benefits Rehoboth Beach propertyIn late October of 2012, Hurricane Sandy ravaged the majority of the beaches along the northeast coast of the United States. Coastal Delaware was directly hit by Sandy causing major damage and flooding to structures, but also causing immense erosion on its beaches. The once beautiful wide stretches of sand were replaced with narrow strips of eroded embankments.

In a recent news story by Delaware Online they detail how 19.3 million dollars from the Superstorm Sandy recovery package is being used to restore the beaches. Sand will be dredged from the ocean floor back on to the beaches and should be completed by early 2014. Beaches included in this restoration are South Bethany, Bethany Beach, Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach, as well as the beach that

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Coastal Delaware Housing RecoveryIf you were thinking about buying Coastal Delaware real estate, now is the time to make up your mind.

The long-awaited housing recovery is in full swing. Home prices shot up in America's largest cities in May, rising at a pace not seen since the bubble days, according to a closely watched gauge.

The recent Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index of 20 large U.S. cities indicated that average home prices across the 20 cities have now reached their spring 2004 level. For the first time, two cities — Denver and Dallas — surpassed the peaks they reached before the 2008 financial crisis. All cities tracked by the index saw prices rise from a year earlier and the previous month.

Low mortgage rates, a shortage of homes for sale and heavy investor demand have

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family vacation in Rehoboth BeachMy daughter just finished PreKindergarten. Throughout the school year, I pencilled in dance classes, library events, playdates and doctor appointments into my calendar, but until very recently, I never did get around to scheduling a vacation.

Before having kids, my husband and I would fly to Cancun or Punta Cana. With just the two of us, costs seemed manageable, but, now, with airfare to most beach destinations averaging around $400 per person (we are a family of 4), we are renting and staying closer to home.

Here's a quick rundown on why I believe rentals offer the best mix of comfort and value for families:

  • More space! Renting a house or condo affords way more space than a standard hotel room. The kids get their own room, which also provides
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