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Found 55 blog entries for 2019.

Slower Start, Inventory Limited in North Bethany

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

Last month, we reported that the exceptionally wet and cold winter weather was not ideal for prospective buyers to visit the beach.  A look back at the first quarter shows us that total sales in North Bethany were off nearly 40% when compared to a very strong start in 2018. However, two encouraging statistics are […]

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Ocean View Slower Start To 2019

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

After two years of exceptional  sales volume in Ocean View, the market remains strong, but the total number of homes sold so far in 2019 is down compared to last year.  The number of new construction homes available in Ocean View has been declining.   This is good news for existing homeowners as limited supply will […]

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Bear Trap Dunes Off To A Slower Start In 2019

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

After two years of high sales volume in Bear Trap Dunes, the over-all beach market remains strong while the total number of properties sold so far in 2019 is down considerably in your community when compared to last year. This is not all bad news for property owners.  The number of listings for sale has […]

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Sea Colony East Stronger Start in 2019

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

After some slowdown in 2018, Sea Colony East is off to a stronger start so far in the new year.  Both sales volume and number of homes sold are up in the first two months, along with an increase in average selling price. As the chart also illustrates, the pace of sales is much quicker […]

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Sea Colony West Slower Start in 2019

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

After a year of exceptional real estate sales for Sea Colony West in 2018, the first two months of 2019 have slowed considerably.  Much of the available inventory was sold last year resulting in less options for buyers and a slower pace. As the chart illustrates, most key market statistics are down compared to the […]

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Slower Start at the Beach, Market Firm in Bethany-Fenwick Market

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

One year ago, we reported to you that the Bethany-Fenwick Market had experienced the strongest start to the year in more than a decade.  So far in 2019, the market has not been able to keep pace with an exceptional 2018.  However, it is important to note that over-all conditions are comparable to 2016 and […]

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No Surprise: Trend Continues to Seller’s Market

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

For much of the last 2 years, we have communicated to you that buyer activity was strong while inventory was shrinking at the beach. With that in mind, it was no surprise that January absorption rates continue trending in the direction of a seller’s market. This indicates that in most areas there will be upward […]

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North Bethany Market Rebounds 2018

by Leslie Kopp

Happy New Year!  Last year at this time, we communicated to you that while North Bethany sales were slow in 2017,  we felt that the numbers were not telling the whole story.  Market conditions were stronger than the statistics portrayed, and we anticipated a notable improvement.  As the year-end report shows, this certainly came true […]

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Fenwick Island Market Slows Some in 2018

by Leslie Kopp

  Happy New Year!  After significant strengthening from 2015 to 2017, the 2018 year-end real estate report for Fenwick Island shows us that the market experienced a slight slow down last year.  These statistics do not tell the whole story! Total sales in the market as a whole from Fenwick Island to North Bethany held […]

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