April 2016

Found 2 blog entries for April 2016.

We are three months into the year and a look at the number of properties put under contract in the first quarter in Bethany Beach shows mixed results. While new contracts on single family homes have risen compared to each of the last two years, condo/townhome sales are down.

 First Quarter New Contracts
Bethany Beach 2016 First Quarter

As the chart illustrates, year-to-date, 22 single family homes have gone under contract. This is up 10% compared to the same time period in 2015. The median list price of homes under contract and total sales volume in dollars are down, reflecting a slow down in sales on the east side of Route 1 highway to-date. Condo/townhome first quarter sales are soft with 18% fewer properties put under contract in the first quarter compared to last year.

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Chris Abell, Travel & Leisure
Editorial Producer Chris Abell takes us on a tour of his favorite summer stomping grounds.

Bethany Beach
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When people think of great American beaches, their minds probably take them to Florida or California, homes to Miami Beach, Daytona Beach, Venice Beach, and Huntington Beach. Maybe they think of Cape Cod or the Hamptons. But most of us don’t think of Delaware.

We should.

Delaware’s southern coastlines stand up to almost any in the country when it comes to soft sand, ample beachfront, and swimmable surf. The state’s beaches often fly under the radar nationally, but plenty of beachgoers from the DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia areas flock to the Delaware shore every summer. The best known is Rehoboth Beach (where

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