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Found 58 blog entries for 2015.

Sea Colony East Settlements Up, But Some Slowing in September

by Leslie Kopp

We are three quarters of the way through the year and a look at settlements to-date shows some improvement compared to 2014. So far this year, 21 properties have settled, up 17% compared to 18 during the same time period last year. Sales volume in dollars is up a significant 42% and average days-to-contract and […]

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No New Sales in Sea Colony West for September

by Leslie Kopp

We are three-quarters of the way through the year and a comparable look at condo/townhome settlements to-date shows us that activity is relatively flat to 2014. During the first 3 quarters of 2014 and 2015, 43 condo/townhomes settled. Sales volume, days-to-contract, and list-to-sell price ratios are also flat compared to last year while median sales […]

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North Bethany Settlements Slow, Some Improvement in September

by Leslie Kopp

While some neighboring beach communities have experienced an increase in year-over-year real estate sales activity for 2015, North Bethany has not followed suit. I believe this is representative of the softer high-end market when compared to a strong 2014. Inventory is also a factor as I have a number of clients actively looking in North […]

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October 2015 Nor’easter

by Leslie Kopp

November 12, 2015 Bethany Beach Nor’easter Update, Compliments of Rachael Pacella, Delmarva Now On an early afternoon run Chris Racine of Bethany Beach paused at the top of a sand dune to take a picture of the ocean. He was standing at the top of a dune that, while intact, still has a scar from […]

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Modest Improvement in August

by Leslie Kopp

Traffic is a little lighter and our beaches are a little quieter. This is our favorite time of the year! I hope that you have a chance this fall to enjoy the wonderful restaurants, beaches, and shops that make the Bethany-Fenwick area such a special place. In last month’s message, I communicated that after a […]

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Bethany Beach Flood Insurance Information

by Leslie Kopp

Compliments of Jeff Baxter Mortgage Team – Link to Jeff Baxter’s Blog The following information was recently sent to all Bethany Beach town residents and I thought it would be a handy reference and a good summary for clients and realtors: Many areas in the Town of Bethany Beach are low lying and/or are located […]

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Bethany Beach Halloween Festival

by Leslie Kopp

Wags, Witches and Warlocks Halloween Festival Proceeds Benefit the Sussex County S.P.C.A. October 24, 2015 in Bethany Beach, DE As another summer comes to an end, preparations are being made for a fun event for families and pets in downtown Bethany Beach, DE. The Wags, Witches & Warlocks Halloween Parade will be held on October […]

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Double Rainbow, The Salt Pond

by Leslie Kopp

AT THE BEACH, COUNT YOUR RAINBOWS, NOT YOUR THUNDERSTORMS

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Sea Colony West Sales Spike in July

by Leslie Kopp

After two slower months for Sea Colony West real estate, new contracts on condo/townhomes were very strong in July. During the month, 8 condo/townhomes went under contract versus 3 in 2014, an increase of 167%. Sales volume under contract (based on list price) was up 367%. The market experienced a significant rise in demand for […]

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