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Warm sunny days, cool nights and light traffic make this our favorite time of the year at the beach and we hope that you are enjoying this season!  


We have been communicating for the last few months that the beach real estate market has slowed when compared to recent years and this trend continued through August. As the chart illustrates, sales in Sea Colony East are down 17% to-date while the continuation of extremely limited inventory has kept the median sales price up a significant 35%.

On a personal note, September is always a special month for me as it marks 33 years since starting a career in real estate at the beach. I feel extremely fortunate to have earned the trust of so many of you over the years and together with Christi, Gail,

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Warm sunny days, cool nights and light traffic make this our favorite time of the year at the beach and we hope that you are enjoying this season!  


We have been communicating for the last few months that the beach real estate market has slowed when compared to recent years and this trend continued through August. Sales year-to-date in South Bethany are down 16% to-date while the continuation of limited inventory has kept the average sales price is up 15%. Properties are still selling quickly, with 9 days being the median amount of time to go under contract.     

 On a personal note, September is always a special month for me as it marks 33 years since starting a career in real estate at the beach. I feel extremely fortunate to have earned the

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Warm sunny days, cool nights and light traffic make this our favorite time of the year at the beach and we hope that you are enjoying this season!  


We have been communicating for the last few months that the beach real estate market has slowed when compared to recent years and this trend continued through August. Sales to-date in North Bethany are relatively flat, down just 6% compared to 2021, but they are down 39% compared to 54 sales from January through August of 2020. The average sales price is up 23% as there have been 5 oceanfront settlements this year compared to 3 through August of last year. Properties are still selling quickly, with 8 days being the median amount of time to go under contract.

On a personal note, September is always

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Warm sunny days, cool nights and light traffic make this our favorite time of the year at and we hope that you are enjoying this season!  


We have been communicating for the last few months that the real estate market has slowed when compared to recent years and this trend continued through August. As the chart illustrates, sales in Ocean View are down 28% to-date while the continuation of limited inventory has kept the median sales price up 30%. Properties are still selling quickly, with 8 days being the median amount of time to go under contract. 

 On a personal note, September is always a special month for me as it marks 33 years since starting a career in real estate at the beach. I feel extremely fortunate to have earned the trust of so

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Warm sunny days, cool nights and light traffic make this our favorite time of the year and we hope that you are enjoying this season! 

We have been communicating for the last few months that the real estate market has slowed when compared to recent years and this trend continued through August. As the chart illustrates, sales in Bear Trap are down 9% to-date while the continuation of limited inventory has kept the median sales price up 22%. Properties are selling quickly, with 6 days being the median amount of time to go under contract.

On a personal note, September is always a special month for me as it marks 33 years since starting a career in real estate at the beach. I feel extremely fortunate to have earned the trust of so many of you over

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Warm sunny days, cool nights and light traffic make this our favorite time of the year at the beach and we hope that you are enjoying this season! 

We have been communicating for the last few months that the beach real estate market has slowed when compared to recent years and this trend continued through August. As the chart illustrates, sales in Sea Colony West are down 36% to-date while the continuation of limited inventory has kept the median sales price up 18%. Properties are still selling quickly, with 7 days being the median amount of time to go under contract.

On a personal note, September is always a special month for me as it marks 33 years since starting a career in real estate at the beach. I feel extremely fortunate to have earned

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Warm sunny days, cool nights and light traffic make this our favorite time of the year at the beach and we hope that you are enjoying this season!  

We have been communicating for the last few months that the beach real estate market has slowed when compared to recent years and this trend continued through August. As the chart illustrates, sales in Fenwick Island are down 21% to-date and the time on market is now a median of 3 weeks. Inventory is as low as we have ever experienced for Fenwick Island with only 5 properties currently for sale.

 

On a personal note, September is always a special month for me as it marks 33 years since starting a career in real estate at the beach. I feel extremely fortunate to have earned the trust of so many of

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Warm sunny days, cool nights and light traffic make this our favorite time of the year at the beach and we hope that you are enjoying this season! 

We have been communicating for the last few months that the beach real estate market has slowed when compared to recent years and this trend continued through August. As the chart illustrates, sales in Bethany Beach are down 29% to-date while the continuation of limited inventory has kept the median sales price up 10%. Properties are still selling quickly, with 6 days being the median amount of time to go under contract.      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On a personal note, September is always a special month for me as it marks 33 years since starting a career in real

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Officials with the Fenwick Island Town Council recently announced that the long-expected U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' beach replenishment project for Fenwick Island will be delayed. Originally slated to commence in the Fall of 2022, the replenishment is now expected to begin in the winter of 2022 and continue into the spring of 2023, with the ultimate goal of completion prior to the 2023 season.

For more information, please click here.

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We hope you are having a wonderful summer, it is hard to believe we are well into August already!



While total sales are down year-to-date in Bear Trap, the real estate market remains firm. In fact, the median price for single family homes in Bear Trap is up 33% and 25% for condo/townhomes when compared to the first 7 months of last year. The median days to contract is just 5 days and while there has been a rise in inventory, it is still at record lows.

As always, if we can offer you any real estate guidance, please call our Bear Trap Expert: Gail Phelan: 302-233-4909.

 

*Data was derived from the Sussex County MLS. Includes Single Family and Condo/Townhome properties in Bear Trap Dunes. May not reflect all market activity .

 

 

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