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Tear Down or ReModel?

It’s Either a Tear down or A Remodel Older homes that served our grandparents and parents well may appear poorly planned for today’s families. They tend to be smaller with narrow lots, closed-off kitchens, and fewer bathrooms and bedrooms. On the other hand, older homes tend...

Love Your Home? Then Protect it While You’re Away . . .

Can’t wait to get out of town for a much-needed vacation? Make sure you don’t ruin your trip by returning to a disaster at home. Here are some tips to help prevent an unpleasant homecoming: Unplug all appliances. Believe it or not, phone chargers, computers, televisions...

Monthly Trivia Answers – July 2019

A. Which is the oldest University in the USA? Answer: Harvard (founded 1636, in Cambridge Massachusetts) B. What is the maximum time limit allowed to look for a lost ball in golf? Answer: 5 minutes C. Charlie Chaplin was the first actor to appear on the cover of what? Answer:...

Current Real Estate Market Conditions for Sussex County, DE

This Month's Market Watch Analysis Here is our analysis of the real estate market in Sussex County, Delaware.  Statistics used here are based on Single-Family home sales through the end of June 2019, derived from the Bright Multiple Listing Service. They do not comprise all home...

What You Should Know Before Co-Signing a Home Loan

  What You Should Know Before Co-Signing a Home Loan Many home buyers need help from friends and family to qualify for a home loan through co-signing. Of home purchase loans in the U.S. during the second quarter of 2017, 22.8 percent included a co-signer, up from...

Organizing your Linen Closet . . .

Organizing the Linen Closet, Once and for All If your linen closet is one of those doors you quickly open and shut for fear one false move may bury you under an avalanche of towels and blankets, then it’s time to take action. Getting your linen...

YOUR LOAN APPLICATION CHECK LIST . . .

loan app photo When you apply for a loan, the lender will require the answers to certain questions and for you to provide specific documents. This is to make certain you’re put into the correct loan product, FHA, VA, Conventional, or other. What is the selling...

Current Market Conditions For Sussex County, DE

Current Market Conditions For Sussex County, DE (as of 5/31/2019—based on sales of single-family homes) Total Single Family Homes on the Market as of 5/31/2019 2,066 Up 2% from last month Inventory Breakdown: Resale Homes—74% New Const.—26% Total Single Family Homes Sold Current Year 1,442 Total Single Family Homes Sold Previous...

How to Up the Cozy Factor in Your Home

  Looking for a home so cozy you almost want to cuddle with it? The following design elements can create a comforting, warm space that you will never want to leave. Warm colors. Add warm colors to your walls, accents, linens window hangings and more to create a...

Mom, Me and Junior: Insuring a Multigenerational Household

  American households today are poles apart from those in recent years, as living arrangements continue shifting to accommodate adult children, aging parents, and the generation between them. This change, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), can impact your insurance needs. “Longer life spans,...
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