Entries from January 2011

4 TRICKS AND TRAPS OF BUYING A FORECLOSURE!

January 26th, 2011 · No Comments

Interest in buying a foreclosed home is on the rise, but so are concerns about the risk involved in the process. In a December survey, Trulia (a real estate search engine) found that 49 percent of Americans were at least somewhat likely to consider buying a foreclosure, up from 45 percent in May 2010.  But […]

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SAVE $$$$$$ – TIPS FOR BUYING FORECLOSURES!!

January 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Tips for Buying Foreclosures While many buyers have heard that there are many foreclosures on the market, most don’t understand these practical rules they can follow to save money. Here are some tips to consider: 1. Work with an agent who has access to foreclosure information. Many home buyers assume that all agents have access […]

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AN ARCHITECT LIVES HERE, AND IT SHOWS!!

January 24th, 2011 · No Comments

I was out with a new client last Friday looking at houses in Seaford, Delaware, and I had the pleasure of touring this amazing home in the waterfront community of Olde Mill.  While we were there, the one word we both kept repeating was “WOW”!  As we went from room to room, we discovered such […]

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ENJOY THE “OLD-TIME CHARM” OF THIS LEWES, DE VICTORIAN HOME!!

January 18th, 2011 · No Comments

A few weeks ago, I was invited to an open house to tour an incredible home just down the street from our Cooper Realty office in Lewes, DE.  Immediately upon entering this home, I was struck by it’s charm!   This Beautifully kept Victorian home in Historic Lewes has been completely renovated inside and out.  The […]

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If It’s Too Cold For You Outside, DIG IN!!!

January 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments

TOO COLD FOR YOU OUTSIDE?  Now is the time of year where I spend many hours inside talking to myself. Do I need this? Have I worn this lately? What…is… this????  I stick to one room at a time, just like most articles say to do, put some music on and DIG IN! The bags […]

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What a Difference a Couple of Weeks Can Make!!

January 12th, 2011 · No Comments

A couple of weeks ago, we were all settling in after a Christmas day with family and friends to a winter wonderland. I had ventured out Sunday morning to pick up  few essentials as the weather service was predicting a blizzard for Sussex County, Delaware.   As I was driving down Atlanta road in my 4 wheel drive pick […]

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Mike Castle Wins the Marvel Cup Award!!

January 11th, 2011 · No Comments

The Hon. Michael N. Castle was awarded the Josiah Marvel Cup at the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner on Jan. 10th. Presenting the award are (from left): Congressman John Carney, DSCC President and CEO Jim Wolfe, DSCC Board President Tommy Cooper, the Hon. Ted Kaufman, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Jane Castle, Castle, the […]

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