Entries from July 2013

Weekend Update: August 2nd-4th

July 31st, 2013 · No Comments

Can you believe it’s already August?  Here are a few events going on to this weekend to kick off the new month: Friday, August 2nd: History Happy Hour The topic for this week’s History Happy Hour is “Jacob Jones: Naval Hero of 1812.”  Retired Navy Captain and university professor William H.J. Manthorpe will present the […]

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Tags: Lewes · Local Events · Rehoboth Beach

Tips for Finding a Seller’s Agent

July 30th, 2013 · 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.  First, considering asking the […]

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Get Your Home Ready To Sell

July 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Selling your home?  Here are some tips to help make it more marketable: Depersonalize. Hide anything-family photos, awards, trophies, your collection of antique teacups-that might interfere with a buyer feeling like your home could be theirs. People get really distracted when they’re surrounded by someone else’s personal stuff. Make your bathroom look like a hotel’s: no […]

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Spotlight on Local Farmer’s Markets

July 27th, 2013 · No Comments

Who doesn’t love fresh, locally produced fruits and veggies?  We are lucky enough to have several local farmers markets worth checking out, and since they’re open different days of the week, you can have fresh food all summer long!  Here are three to check out: Historic Lewes Farmers Market – 110 Shipcarpenter Street Open every […]

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Lewes · Milton · Rehoboth Beach

Make Your Bathroom Bigger!

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments

If your home has a small bathroom, but you are constantly dreaming of renovating and making something a bit more spacious, then this is the post for you!  Here are a few easy tricks to make a small bathroom seem larger! Replace the cabinets under your sink with a vanity.  Although it won’t give you […]

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3 Ways To Lower The Cost Of Homeowner’s Insurance

July 25th, 2013 · No Comments

There are many reasons that your homeowner’s premium might go up, but if you’re looking to lower yours, try any of these quick tips: Call competitors – Yes, it can be time consuming, but calling several companies for rate quotes can end up saving you quite a bundle in the long-run.  Just make sure the quotes […]

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Weekend Update: July 26th-28th

July 24th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, check out these local events: Friday, July 26th: History Happy Hour Marilyn McMahon will present a talk on “Life-Saving: The Breeches Buoy & The Surf Cart” at the Lewes Life-Saving Station.  This presentation is free for all and begins at 4pm with a question and […]

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Tags: Lewes · Local Events · Rehoboth Beach

Make The Most Of Your Entryway

July 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

The entryway of a home is often either abused or underutilized.  At its best an entryway should welcome people into your home and be an organized spot that makes your life easier!  Here are three tips for organizing your entryway to allow for both beauty and function. Limit clutter – Don’t drop everything you’re holding […]

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Tags: Home Decor · Home Organization

Mistakes That Sellers Make (and how to fix them…)

July 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

  If you’re thinking of putting your home on the market, there are several common seller pitfalls that you need to steer clear of.  The first is pricing your home too high.  No matter what you think your house is worth, you need to remember that you are emotionally attached to it in a way […]

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Spotlight on The Cafe on 26 in Ocean View

July 20th, 2013 · No Comments

The Café on 26 (82 Atlantic Ave) in Ocean View is a locally owned and operated gem that features homemade, fresh, local cuisine that is delicious!  They also specialize in gluten free menu options.  In addition to all of the delicious menu choices, try the Café special, jumbo lump crap dip appetizer topped with the […]

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Tags: Food and Restaurants