Entries from September 2012

Spotlight on The Buttery in Lewes

September 29th, 2012 · No Comments

The Buttery is a great restaurant right in the midst of Historic Lewes. The Buttery serves lunch and dinner and is well known for their Sunday brunch service! The atmosphere is comfortable and welcoming, and the food is creative, flavorful, and delicious! The food can be pricey, but is also well worth it.

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Lewes · Local Interest

5 Home Improvements For Under $1,000

September 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Yesterday I looked at three updates you could make to your home for under $200, but today we’re going to open that budget up a bit. Here are five for under $1,000:

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Tags: Home Projects · Sussex County

Thursday Three: 3 Improvements for a Tight Budget

September 27th, 2012 · No Comments

If you want to increase the value of your home, but you only have a little bit of cash, try any of these ideas which should each cost under $200.

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Tags: Home Projects · Seller Tips

Weekend Update – 9/28-9/30

September 26th, 2012 · No Comments

Well, seems like it’s a slow weekend in the area. The summer season is over, and fall activities haven’t picked up quite yet, but if you’re looking for something new and interesting, check out the Rehoboth Film Society’s monthly screening on Friday, 9/28 at 7pm. This month’s film is a “freewheeling comedy” titled The Trip which stars Steve Coogan will be shows in the upstairs screening room at the Movies at Midway in Rehoboth Beach. For a complete review of the film (which sounds hilarious!) check out this link. Tickets are $4 for Film Society Members and $6 for everyone else.

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Tags: Local Events · Rehoboth Beach

Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval

September 25th, 2012 · No Comments

It’s a good idea to be pre-approved for a mortgage before you begin house hunting. In fact, many realtors won’t even work with you until you’ve gone through this process. There is a bit of confusion out there though, about the difference between pre-qualification and pre-approval. Many times these terms are used interchangeably, but they are, indeed, different

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Tags: Buyer Tips · Mortgage & Finance

Types of Mortgages

September 24th, 2012 · No Comments

If you’re in the market for a home, chances are high that you are not paying cash for it which means you will need to get a mortgage. There are two basic types of mortgages, conventional and government sponsored.

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Tags: Buyer Tips · Mortgage & Finance

Spotlight On: DiFebo’s in Bethany Beach

September 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

Featuring award winning fresh seafood and a variety of other dishes, DiFebo’s (789 Garfield Parkway) is one of the highest rated restaurants in Bethany Beach, and it’s easy to see why.

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Tags: Bethany Beach · Food and Restaurants

5 Ways To Make Your Laundry Room Work For You

September 21st, 2012 · No Comments

The laundry room is an often underutilized part of the home. Here are 5 ideas to give your laundry room more life and function:

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Tags: Home Organization · Home Projects

3 Steps To Appealing Your Property Taxes

September 20th, 2012 · No Comments

On Tuesday I talked about property taxes. And today I am going to talk about how to appeal your property taxes if you feel that they are too high. Like I said before, property taxes are based on your homes assessed value, so if you feel that the value of your home as declined or is otherwise less than what it has been assessed for you may be able to file a grievance to have your property taxes reassessed. If you think you’re in this position, here are three actions for you to take:

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Tags: Mortgage & Finance

Weekend Update: 9/21-9/23

September 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Check out some of the fun things going on in Sussex County this weekend:

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Tags: Dewey Beach · Georgetown · Lewes · Local Events · Millsboro