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Sea Colony East Sales Hold Firm in 2018

by Leslie Kopp

After two years of the market softening in Sea Colony East (from 2015 to 2016), sales surged from 29 properties sold in 2016 to 46 in 2017. The market held firm in 2018!  Total sales were down some compared to an exceptional 2017, but in relation to the last few years, it was still very […]

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Summer Sales Slow at the Beach, Inventory Begins to Rise

by Leslie Kopp

After the strongest start to the year in more than a decade, real estate activity slowed early this summer and the trend carried through August. Sales last month of both single-family homes and condo/townhomes were down considerably compared to August of 2017. Inventory is now on the rise in several areas and we will be […]

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Sea Colony General Manager’s Update

by Leslie Kopp

Courtesy of Sea Colony Recreational Association, Inc From Tom Olson What’s happening at Sea Colony? We’re preparing for the unofficial start of summer – beginning with the Memorial Day weekend! We’ve spent the past month readying the beach, opening our pools, preparing our tennis courts and putting the finishing touches on landscape projects throughout the […]

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Sea Colony Earns Global Recognition for Tennis

by Leslie Kopp

Published by: Sea Colony Recreational Association, Inc. May 7, 2018 | Bethany Beach, Delaware Sea Colony – known as “The Premier Family Beach & Tennis Resort Community” – remains among the world’s elite tennis destinations, according to Tennis Resorts Online (TRO)’s 2018 rankings released on May 1. TennisResortsOnline.com, published by former Tennis magazine editor Roger […]

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Exceptional First Quarter for Sea Colony

by Leslie Kopp

While the winter weather was not ideal to encourage buyers to visit during the first quarter of 2018, the beach real estate market was strong. In fact, conditions are more favorable today that they have been in over a decade from North Bethany to Fenwick Island and Sea Colony is no exception. Total sales, prices […]

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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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Sea Colony 2017 Year End Market Report

by Leslie Kopp

After the market experienced some softening in SC East from 2015 to 2016, sales surged on the East in 2017. Sales held steady on the West in 2017 while prices declined some. This is the result of the types of properties sold, not necessarily an overall softening of values. Activity was on pace to end […]

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Sea Colony East Sales Surge, Inventory Remains High

by Leslie Kopp

We are more than halfway through the year and sales activity in Sea Colony East continues to be exceptional. As the year-to-date chart illustrates, new contracts are up 32% when compared to January through July of 2016. Importantly, there has been a nice rebound in days to contract as properties are selling nearly two months […]

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Sea Coloyn West: Limited Inventory, Steady Sales

by Leslie Kopp

We are more than half way through the year and overall sales activity in Sea Colony West continues to be exceptional when compared to 2016. As the year-to-date chart illustrates, new contracts are up 28% when compared to January through July of last year. Importantly, however, limited inventory of properties in the $500,000 range and […]

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Sea Cololy HOA Quarterly Update

by Leslie Kopp

General Manager’s Quarterly Report Courtesy of Tom Olson August 12, 2017 We’re having a great summer! The beach is full, the fitness center bustling and tennis courts are packed. Our weekly bonfires, money hunts and the regular bingo nights are more popular than ever. To summarize: all recreational facilities have operated without interruption, our recreation, […]

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