Lewes Delaware Real Estate has become rather popular of late. Once you have made the decision to purchase your home, your next decision is usually how much you are willing to spend to purchase the home. In deciding on that purchase price one must consider what the costs of owning and maintaining that home will be.

Consider ALL Closing Costs: When calculating your closing costs remember to budget all items not just those associated with the legal work. Remember to include such items as the appraisal, termite, and home inspections. Depending on the location and age of the home other inspections such as radon and lead based paint inspections could be prudent.   

Taxes: While Delaware offers home owners some of the lowest real estate taxes in the country,…

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Recently released for November, The S&P/Case-Shiller composite index of single-family home prices declined 0.7 percent...slightly larger than the 0.5 percent economist expected. While previous months were trending toward a decelerating decline, November's data broke the trend. Note: Case-Shiller data has a two-month lag.

Average sale prices for Real estate in Rehoboth Beach & the rest of Sussex County substantially declined from October but the median sale price slightly increased. A healthy market would show increases in both the average and the median.

We continue to see substantial buyer activity in the region and barring a major geopolitical event, I foresee an upward trend in single-family prices and a stabilization in condominium prices.

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