Entries from August 2012

5 Ways To Provide Easy Access For Showings

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Selling a home is not necessarily a convenient prospect. The best sellers keep their homes neat, clean, organized and smelling fresh and are also willing to vacate the property at a moment’s notice. Here are some tips to help you, as a seller, be a dream to work with:

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Tags: Seller Tips

Three Ways To Time The Sale Of Your Home

August 30th, 2012 · No Comments

If you’re selling your home to move to a new one the most dreaded situation of all would be to be stuck with two mortgages. To avoid this, consider these tips:

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Tags: Seller Tips

Weekend Update: August 31st-September 2nd

August 29th, 2012 · No Comments

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out these local events:

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Tags: Bethany Beach · Local Events · Millsboro · Rehoboth Beach

Tips for Evaluating Agents

August 28th, 2012 · No Comments

If you’re thinking of putting your home on the market and you aren’t going the “for sale by owner” route, you need a listing agent. There are many choices when it comes to real estate agents, so here are a few tips to help you evaluate the agents you are considering.

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Tags: Of Interest · Seller Tips

The Truth About Driveway Repair

August 27th, 2012 · No Comments

Driveway repair can be costly, and unfortunately is considered to be a maintenance issue of home ownership. Believe it or not, a damaged driveway can be a deal-breaker on an otherwise marketable home,

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Tags: Home Projects · Seller Tips

Spotlight on Timothy’s At The Beach in Rehoboth

August 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Timothy’s At The Beach (19598 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach) is a casual restaurant offering quintessential American favorites, especially steak and seafood! Timothy’s has an extensive selection of beer, wine and spirits and offers great happy hour specials from 4-6pm every day. If oysters are your thing, Timothy’s offers a decent raw bar selection. Timothy’s also features great specials every night, including my favorite on Saturday – prime rib for $1 an ounce and ½ price bottles of wine. Yum!

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Rehoboth Beach

5 Projects That You Can Do This Weekend

August 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Looking for a quick pick-me-up for your home? Try these projects, which shouldn’t take more than a day or two to complete!

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Tags: Home Projects

Thursday Three: 3 Things Sellers Must Disclose

August 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

If you want to sell your home federal, state, and local laws require you to disclose any information that affects the value or desirability of your property to potential buyers from the get-go. Here are three pieces of information you must disclose:

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Tags: Buyer Tips · Of Interest · Seller Tips

Weekend Update: August 24th-26th

August 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out these local events:

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Tags: Local Events · Milton · Rehoboth Beach

Understanding Escrow

August 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Escrow basically means to place something important in the custody of an impartial third party. In real estate, an escrow account is utilized after an offer has been accepted and while the buyer and seller are working to meet the conditions of the contract. This is the state of being “in escrow.” The escrow officer could be an attorney, title company, specific escrow firm, or other qualified and impartial third party. The escrow officer orders a title search, requests payoff information for the existing mortgage and any other liens on the property, prepares all documents including the grant deed to transfer ownership, prepares the closing documents, and takes charge of all funds involved in the transaction, such as paying off the existing mortgage.

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Tags: Buyer Tips · Of Interest · Seller Tips