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Found 23 blog entries for 2020.

The Leslie Kopp Group Recognized Among Top Teams in Nation

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

The Leslie Kopp Group, of Long & Foster Real Estate has been named as one of the top real estate teams in the nation. The Bethany Beach, Delaware-based group ranked 13th nationwide based on its 2019 sales volume in the medium teams category, according to the annual REAL Trends’ The Thousand list. Led by Leslie […]

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Record-Shattering Month, Seller’s Market at the Beach

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

A few weeks ago, we reported that during May of 2020, 55 properties (single family & condo/townhomes) went under contract in the Bethany-Fenwick area. This was the highest number of sales ever recorded for one month in our current multiple list system which goes back to 2005. New contracts in June were nearly 50% higher […]

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Record-Breaking May, Strong Sales Continue into June

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

  Last month, we reported to you that after a 6-week slowdown due to COVID-19,  activity was trending in a more positive direction and our group was negotiating several offers in early May.  We are pleased to report that the pace of sales has continued to accelerate! During May of 2020, more properties went under […]

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Retail establishments and restaurants allowed to increase services

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

Tuesday, May 19, Governor Carney announced additional steps allowing retail establishments and restaurants to expand operations – while maintaining social distancing to prevent spread of COVID-19. All retail establishments in Delaware may operate by appointment only beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20. Retail establishments covered by Tuesday’s announcement – including but not limited […]

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COVID-19 Slowdown Continued, Some Increase in Activity in Bethany-Fenwick

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

April is typically bustling with real estate activity as motivated buyers prepare for the upcoming summer season. Understandably, 2020 brought a much different Spring market with stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and economic fluctuations. In recent communications, we shared that there was a strong slowdown that started mid-March and as the chart illustrates, this continued through […]

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COVID-19 Slowdown Continued, Some Increase in Activity in Sea Colony

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

April is typically bustling with real estate activity as motivated buyers prepare for the upcoming summer season. Understandably, 2020 brought a much different Spring market with stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and economic fluctuations. In recent communications, we shared that there was a strong slowdown that started mid-March and as the chart illustrates, this continued through […]

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Bethany Beach to re-open beach and boardwalk next weekend, parking changes approved

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

On Friday, May 15 the Bethany Beach Town Council unanimously approved a plan for re-opening the Town’s beaches and boardwalk as well as modification to parking regulations for the C-1 commercial district downtown. Bethany Beach will fully re-open its beaches and boardwalk to the public at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 22. Lifeguards will be […]

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Beaches & Pools Open in Delaware, Short Term Rental Restrictions Remain in Effect

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

The State of Delaware will open beaches and community pools on Friday, May 22 at 5pm. Governor Carney will lift restrictions on beach closures but strict social distancing and other rules will be in effect. Governor Carney made the announcement after consultation with public health experts at the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) and […]

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Bethany Beach & Boardwalk to Open on Friday (May 15th) for Exercising/Walking Only 

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

The town of Bethany Beach has announced that beginning on Friday, May 15th, 2020, they will open the boardwalk and beach to pedestrian traffic.   To be clear, the Governor’s order which closed State beaches is still in effect, but the town is now allowing exercising/walking on the beach and boardwalk.  Under the Governor’s order, […]

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