Entries from October 2013

Three Ways To Lower Your Insurance Premium

October 31st, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re looking for a lower homeowner’s insurance premium try one of these tricks: Call competitors.  This 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 you are getting match the coverage your currently have, otherwise it’s […]

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Tags: Of Interest

Weekend Update: November 1st-3rd

October 30th, 2013 · No Comments

Can you believe that it’s almost November?  It’s crazy!  Celebrating Halloween tomorrow and then this weekend it is time for the area’s foremost unique event… Punkin’ Chunkin’! The annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin competition will be held all weekend long in Bridgeville.  The field is full this year!  The competition is hosted by the World […]

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Tags: Local Events

Quick and Easy Halloween Decorations

October 29th, 2013 · No Comments

With Halloween just days away, here are a few quick, easy decoration ideas to get you in the spirit: Ghost Garland.  You can make a ghost garland by covering each light in a string of lights with white fabric tied off to look like a ghost head.  So cute! Dancing Lawn Ghosts.  Poke a styrofoam ball […]

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Tags: Home Decor

Blue Hen Women’s Golf Team Wins Inaugural Delaware Fall Invitational

October 28th, 2013 · No Comments

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE – WOMEN’S GOLF Over the past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the U of DE Fall Invitational “Battle at the Beach”, held at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club.  Eight of the top collegiate teams from the Mid Atlantic area, including Ivy League Schools – University of Pennsylvania and Brown University, […]

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Tags: Local Events · Local Interest

Tips For Upping Your Curb Appeal

October 27th, 2013 · No Comments

You only get one chance to make a first impression, and first impressions are lasting.  We know this, yet when many people put their home on the market they don’t take the time to make sure that the first impression is a good one.  When you’re trying to sell your home, you want buyers to […]

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Seller Tips

Spotlight on The Buttery

October 26th, 2013 · 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.  The Buttery […]

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Tags: Food and Restaurants · Lewes

Are You Ready To Buy A Retirement Home?

October 25th, 2013 · No Comments

Retirement often means moving.  After retiring, many people wish to move to a smaller home or a home that requires less maintenance.  Others finally have an excuse to move to their dream location after years of being stuck in a certain area because of their job.  Still others choose to make a vacation home their […]

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Tags: Buyer Tips

Sell Your Home Faster Than Your Neighbor

October 24th, 2013 · No Comments

If you are looking to sell your home, check out these tips to give you a head start on your competition: 1.  Know what your home is worth.  In the neighborhood, that is.  If you are going to sell you definitely want to know the comps for your home.  Your real estate agent can help […]

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Tags: Seller Tips

Make Your Home More Appealing For Buyers

October 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

If your home is on the market, but it’s not selling, consider putting in some time and elbow grease to make it more appealing to potential buyers.  Here are five relatively inexpensive tips to help you market your home: 1.  De-clutter You want to show off your home to potential buyers, not your stuff.  Even if you feel […]

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Tags: Seller Tips

Update Your Kitchen Cabinets

October 21st, 2013 · No Comments

Kitchen cabinets can really be the thing that make or break a house.  If yours are in need of an upgrade, but you don’t have the money to replace them, consider refacing them instead.  When you reface cabinets you replace the cabinet doors and fronts but keep the frames intact and just refinish any showing […]

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Tags: Home Projects