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Slower Start, Inventory Limited in Sea Colony West

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 Sea Colony West were off by more than 40% when compared to a very strong start in 2018. It is […]

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Slower Start, Inventory Limited in Sea Colony East

by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt

While the exceptionally wet and cold winter weather has not been ideal for prospective buyers to visit the beach, a look back at the first quarter shows that year-over-year sales were up over 30% for Sea Colony East! The sale-to-list price ratio increased and properties that were sold went under contract almost 2 months faster […]

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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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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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