Entries from November 2012

5 Reasons to Have Your Fireplace Inspected

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of year….. for fires crackling in the fireplace that is. But before you use your fireplace too often – you might consider having it inspected by a good chimney sweep. Here are five reasons why:

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Tags: Home Projects

Three Ways to Build Your Credit

November 29th, 2012 · No Comments

If you are in the market for your first home, or have struggled with your credit in the past the first step to buying your dream home is to build your credit so that you can get a mortgage and hopefully at a good rate! Here are three tips to help you:

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Tags: Mortgage & Finance

Weekend Update: November 30th-December 2nd

November 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these events in and around Sussex County:

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Tags: Lewes · Local Events

Restoring the Northeast: What Homeowners Need to Know After Sandy

November 27th, 2012 · No Comments

This article is written by Erik Braunitzer, a writer for Douglas Elliman, brokers for NYC, Long Island and Hamptons Real Estate.

New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware continue to experience devastating consequences of Sandy as a new nor’easter closely followed the hurricane. Homeowners have filed millions of claims, and the estimated damage is somewhere in the billions. Despite these two storms, homeowners must rebuild, but many look at their flooded and broken homes as impossible scenes of destruction. Getting started is just half the battle.

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Tags: Home Projects

The Importance of Finishes In Your Home

November 26th, 2012 · No Comments

A lot of times when people are remodeling, they look to cut costs wherever they can. However, a penny saved is not always necessarily worth it. Cutting corners on the finishes of your home such as paint, plaster, the floors, the ceiling, the roof, or anything else that you notice on a daily basis can leave you with a sloppy looking house.

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Tags: Home Projects

Spotlight on Jimmy’s Grille in Bridgeville

November 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Jimmy’s Grille & Family Restaurant in Bridgeville (18541 S. Main St.) is a great place to go for a down home family meal. They are well known for their fried chicken which has been called, “to die for,” “best at the beach,” and “greatest chicken ever!” but their Cream of Crab soup is also the best of the best.

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Tags: Food and Restaurants

Five Tips for Selling Your Home During the Holidays

November 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

If your home is on the market during the holiday season consider these tips for taking advantage of the opportunities you have:

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Tags: Seller Tips

Happy Thanksgiving

November 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!!

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Tags: Uncategorized

Weekend Update, 11/23-11/25

November 21st, 2012 · No Comments

This holiday weekend will, of course, be filled with shopping for many, but if you’re looking for something different to keep you busy, consider checking out Clear Space Theatre’s presentation of “A Christmas Carol!” which is opening this weekend.

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Tags: Local Events · Rehoboth Beach

Holiday House Hunting

November 20th, 2012 · No Comments

If you’re house hunting during this busy holiday season you have a couple of things working to your definite advantage. First, there aren’t too many people house hunting, so with less competition you may in for a good deal.

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Tags: Buyer Tips