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Found 29 blog entries for 2018.

Exceptional First Quarter at the Beach

by Leslie Kopp

While the winter weather was not ideal to encourage buyers to visit during the first quarter of 2018, the overall beach real estate market was strong. In fact, conditions are more favorable today than they have been in over a decade from North Bethany to Fenwick Island. Total sales, prices and the pace of sales […]

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Early Surge in Real Estate Activity for Bethany Beach

by Leslie Kopp

One year ago, we reported to you that January and February market activity was the strongest that we had experienced in more than a decade. The start to 2018 has been even more impressive. The number of properties that went under contract during the first two months in Bethany was up 22% year-over-year ! Sales […]

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Early Surge in Activity, South Bethany & Fenwick Steady

by Leslie Kopp

Bethany – Fenwick Island Real Estate One year ago, we reported to you that January and February market activity was the strongest that we had experienced in more than a decade. The start to 2018 has been even more impressive for the market as a whole. The number of properties that went under contract during […]

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Early Surge in North Bethany Real Estate Sales

by Leslie Kopp

One year ago, we reported to you that January and February market activity was the strongest that we had experienced in more than a decade at the beach. The start to 2018 has been even more impressive. The number of properties that went under contract during the first two months in North Bethany was up […]

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Buyers or Sellers Market at Bear Trap Dunes

by Leslie Kopp

For much of 2017, we communicated to you that sales activity was strong while inventory was shrinking in Bear Trap, so it was no surprise to see that our January absorption rates show a trend to a seller’s market. Absorption rates tell us how many months it will take to sell all existing homes for […]

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Sea Colony GM’s Report

by Leslie Kopp

GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT – February 16, 2018 To Sea Colony Homeowners From Tom Olson What’s Happening at Sea Colony? We began the New Year with a full 14-inch snowfall on Jan. 4th. High winds and frigid temperatures added even more challenge, but our maintenance crews responded quickly keeping all roads and walkways open for emergency […]

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Buyers or Sellers Market at the Beach

by Leslie Kopp

We are often asked whether it is a buyer’s market or a seller’s market at the beach. Knowing the Months of Inventory available helps to determine the type of market. Absorption rates tell us how many months it will take to sell all existing homes for sale at the current pace of sales. Generally, 7 […]

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South Bethany Sales Continue Surge in 2017

by Leslie Kopp

After significant strengthening from 2014 to 2016, the South Bethany market remained robust in 2017. Activity was on pace to end the year with even more impressive numbers, but the uncertainty of impending tax reform and limited inventory in many areas contributed to a temporary slow down late in the year. We are pleased that […]

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Bethany Beach Year End Market Report 2017

by Leslie Kopp

After significant strengthening from 2015 to 2016, the Bethany Beach market held firm in 2017. Activity was on pace to end the year with even more impressive numbers, but the uncertainty of impending tax reform and limited inventory in many areas contributed to a temporary slow down late in the year. We are pleased that […]

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