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Choosing the Right Neighborhood
Posted on 04/05/2020
Choosing the Right Neighborhood
Photo by Solis Images via Shutterstock While "the perfect neighborhood" means different things to different people, everyone can use the same process for narrowing down their options. Choosing the right neighborhood is an integral aspect of the buying process. You want an area that matches your needs for community, lifestyle, price range and more. If you're planning to...
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Is Now a Good Time to Purchase a Second House?
Posted on 03/29/2020
Is Now a Good Time to Purchase a Second House?
Although you might already own a house, now may prove to be a good time to pursue a second residence. For example, if you have always wanted to own a home in the mountains, you can purchase a second residence to make your dream come true. On the other hand, if you want to own a vacation residence on...
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Tips on Creating a Moving Checklist
Posted on 03/22/2020
Tips on Creating a Moving Checklist
Photo by Heung Soon via Pixabay A moving checklist won't take all the stress out of moving, but it can relieve a lot of the pressure once you have everything accounted for. To give yourself a little extra sanity and peace of mind, we'll sketch out what a reasonable timeline should look like. 8 Weeks Before Nearly two...
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DOVER, DE Real Estate Market Update
Posted on 03/20/2020
DOVER, DE Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view DOVER, DE blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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How To Know A Neighborhood Is Good For Kids
Posted on 03/15/2020
How To Know A Neighborhood Is Good For Kids
When you’re searching for a place to live if you have kids, or even if you’re planning on having kids in the future, the neighborhood you choose is of concern. When you’re single, it’s easy to fill your desire for the city. You live near bars, clubs, conveniences, and more. Once you start thinking with a family in mind,...
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Key Considerations About Millennial Homebuyers
Posted on 03/08/2020
Key Considerations About Millennial Homebuyers
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Millennials enter 2020 as the second-largest home-buying demographic and are expected to hold sway over the residential real estate market. Although Millennials trail Baby Boomers in total population — 71 million to 74.1 million — they have aged into the prime starter and second home years. Millennials are largely considered to be...
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242 Nob Hill, Dover, DE 19901 now has a new price of $1,375!
Posted on 03/03/2020
242 Nob Hill, Dover, DE 19901 now has a new price of $1,375!
Two year old end unit townhome in Clearview Meadow ready for occupancy! Home offers stainless steel appliances, kitchen island, rear entry through sliding glass doors, upstairs laundry, on demand hot water and full unfinished basement. Playground and community pool right across the street. Centrally located in Dover for easy access to Routes 13, 1, 8 and 113. Close to shopping, schools and public transportation. SPECIAL CLAUSES 1)NO SMOKING 2)Pets permitted with owner approval 3)Renters insurance required 4)Tenants responsible for all utilities 5) Applicants must make 3x the monthly rent ...
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The Impact Easements and Right-of Ways Have on a Property's Value
Posted on 03/01/2020
The Impact Easements and Right-of Ways Have on a Property's Value
Photo by Andrew Martin via Pixabay It’s not uncommon for homebuyers to discover that the land they purchased may not be entirely their own. Another party may have gained a legal right to use or traverse your property. Easements and right-of-ways can be established by a number of mechanisms and go unnoticed, particularly in undeveloped parcels or when...
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Ready to Rekindle Your Old Fireplace? Here’s How
Posted on 02/23/2020
Ready to Rekindle Your Old Fireplace? Here’s How
Photo by kelsey roenau on Unsplash As the focal point of your living space, your fireplace needs to look its best or it could bring down the rest of your décor. But how can you restore the look and feel of that key design element without breaking the bank? There are actually many different ways to rekindle your...
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