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Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by Leslie Kopp on Wed, November 5th, 2014 at 11:12 pm.

As we pause to share our gratitude during this time of Thanksgiving, we are especially appreciative to the residents of Bethany and Fenwick. We value your confidence in us and wish each of you a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!

The Bethany-Fenwick market continues to trend in a positive direction, particularly for single-family homes. In October, 20 single-family homes sold, up from 10 during the same period last year. The average price of single-family homes sold is up from $678,023 in October of 2013 to $936,375 in October of 2014. Year-to-date the number of homes sold is up 18 % over last year and sales volume in dollars is up 55%.

As this graph indicates, the number of days a home was on the market before going under contract this year has averaged 192 days. This is relatively flat to the same time period last year and is down from 286 days in 2012, indicating that the market has strengthened.

*This data is derived from the Delaware MLS and may not reflect all activity in the marketplace.

Properties listed with The Leslie Kopp Group consistently sell faster than average. This year, those listed with us moved approximately 3 months quicker than the market average. Additionally, our sellers received a 3.5% greater list-to-sale price than the rest of the Bethany-Fenwick single-family market.

If you are considering selling, now is a great time to talk about preparing your listing for early next year. Give me a call (302) 542-3917.

Leslie Kopp

*This data is derived from the Delaware MLS and includes single-family homes sold in Fenwick Island, Bethany Beach, North Bethany and South Bethany, excluding those in a new North Bethany community when there were no active days on the market. It may not reflect all activity in the marketplace.

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