Entries from February 2013

Three Quick Ways To Add Color To Your Home

February 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Looking for ways to add a quick pop of color?  Check out these ideas: 1.  Choose your favorite.  Take a look around and choose your favorite fabric of pattern already in the room.  Find the dominate color in that pattern and then add 5-10 accents in the same color around the room.  The amount depends on the […]

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Tags: Home Decor

Weekend Update: March 1st-3rd

February 27th, 2013 · No Comments

This weekend is one of the most delicious weekends in town!  Plus there are some other events going on as well… Saturday, March 2nd: The Jasper String Quartet The Jasper String Quartet performs as part of the Coastal Concert Series this Saturday at Bethel United Methodist Church (129 W. Fourth Street) in Lewes.  This critically […]

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Tags: Local Events · Rehoboth Beach

Aesthetic Issues That Affect A Sale

February 26th, 2013 · No Comments

When you are selling a home there are a lot of details to pay attention to.  Buyers can be picky and many complain about a lot.  But there are several simple aesthetic fixes that can stop buyers from being turned-off from your home.  The first is overgrown and/or dead landscaping.  Pruning and raking only cost […]

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Tags: Seller Tips

All About Staging

February 25th, 2013 · No Comments

Staging your home is one of the best ways to help it sell.  Staging is about creating a mood giving the illusion that your home is brighter, warmer, and sometimes even larger than it might otherwise seem.  Done correctly, staging helps create an environment that makes potential buyers want to bite the bullet.  Staging is […]

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Tags: Seller Tips

Three Garage Update Ideas

February 24th, 2013 · No Comments

If you have a garage that is tired and in desperate need of an update.  Try one of these ideas: 1.  Cover the floor.  Paint an epoxy garage floor covering over dirty, old concrete floors. 2.  More Storage.  Add an overhead storage system to add a lot of usefulness to space that would otherwise remain […]

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Tags: Home Organization · Home Projects

Spotlight on El Dorado Restaurant in Rehoboth

February 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

El Dorado Restaurant (18766 John J Williams Hwy) in Rehoboth specializes in fresh, made-to-order, Baja style fish tacos.  They are open from 11am-9pm Monday-Saturday and receive rave reviews for both their food and service.  The atmosphere is super casual, but you can’t beat the freshness!  Everything is made to order and you can fix up […]

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Rehoboth Beach

Five Bathroom Fixes On A Budget

February 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

  If you’re looking to add value to your bathroom without doing a total remodel, consider some (or all!) of these ideas: 1.  A new sink.  A new sink is a great way to add both form and function to your bathroom.  Sinks can be stylish, whimsical, luxurious, and more.  And there are plenty of […]

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Tags: Home Projects · Seller Tips

Weekend Update: Feb. 22nd-24th

February 20th, 2013 · No Comments

Here are a few events going on in and around Sussex County this weekend: Friday, Feb 22nd – Rehoboth Beach Film Society presents Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts The film society will present the five Academy Award contenders for Best Live Action Short Film in the upstairs screening room at the Movies at Midway at 7pm […]

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Tags: Local Events

Financial Tips

February 19th, 2013 · No Comments

When you are in the market for a new home you are prepared to spend a huge chunk of money, but just because the bank offers you a $400,000 mortgage doesn’t mean that it is wise for you to take the full amount.  Generally speaking, you should take at least 20% less than the bank […]

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Tags: Buyer Tips · Mortgage & Finance

Things You Should Know Before You Buy A Home

February 18th, 2013 · No Comments

  Whether you’re in the market for your first home or your fifth, there are several lessons you can learn from homebuyers before you to help make the process smoother.  For one thing, choose your neighbors carefully.  Just because you’ve had good luck with neighbors in the past, doesn’t mean you always will.  Before you […]

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Tags: Buyer Tips