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Leslie Kopp Group Ranked Top in Nation

by Leslie Kopp

Long & Foster’s Kopp Group Ranked Top in Nation Compliments of the Long & Foster Newsroom July 9, 2015 Long & Foster Real Estate, the largest family-owned residential real estate company in the United States, announced today that The Leslie Kopp Group, based in Bethany Beach, Del., ranked 126th out of 250 for real estate […]

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Sea Colony News

by Leslie Kopp

Published June 24, 2015 by the Sea Colony Recreational Association, Inc Lifeguard Challenge Next Monday, 6/29 at 6:30 p.m. on the Sea Colony Beach Lifeguards from Sea Colony and neighboring towns will compete on Monday, June 29 beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the Sea Colony beach. This challenge is one of a series leading up […]

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Sea Colony East Settlements Slow, Showing Signs of Improvement

by Leslie Kopp

We are five months into the year and a comparable look at settlements to-date for Sea Colony East shows us that while settlements are up some versus 2014, they are weak compared to a stronger 2013. As the chart indicates, the number of condos that have settled this year increased 29% and sales volume in […]

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Sea Colony West Settlements Slow

by Leslie Kopp

We are five months into the year and a comparable look at sales-to-date for Sea Colony West shows us that the number of condo/townhomes that have settled so far this year are down 14% compared to both of the last 2 years and sales volume in dollars decreased 21% when compared to 2014. As the […]

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Sea Colony East Sales Down 50%

by Leslie Kopp

With just one new contract accepted in April, this was the second month in a row that Sea Colony East, Bethany Beach Real Estate Sales were down 50% when compared to the same month last year. The one condo that went under contract is in the Brandywine Building and offers full wrap around decks to […]

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April Sales Up in Sea Colony West

by Leslie Kopp

April was another strong month for real estate activity in Sea Colony West with 8 properties going under contract, up 38% from 5 new contracts in April of last year. Sales volume in dollars (based on list price) was up 40%. The pace has continued in early May with another 6 properties under contract as […]

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Sea Colony, #9 World’s Elite Tennis Camp

by Leslie Kopp

Sea Colony, “The Premier Family Beach & Tennis Resort Community” – was recently ranked as the world’s #9 tennis camp by Tennis Resorts Online’s 2015 rankings which were released on May 1. tennisresortsonline.com ranked Sea Colony’s tennis camp #5 for best junior program and the resort itself among the top 50 tennis resorts in the […]

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Slow Start for Sea Colony East

by Leslie Kopp

You might recall that last year, the pace of sales lagged early in the year then picked up late-summer and remained strong through the end of the year. In the first quarter of the 2015, we are experiencing the same slow start with six units going under contract versus seven last year. This compares to […]

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Vacation Homes: A Buyer’s Checklist

by Leslie Kopp

The market is heating up, but don’t be too quick to take the plunge. Here are issues to consider first. The market for vacation homes went into a deep freeze after the financial crisis. Now, it is basking in the sun. Sales of such properties shot up 57% in 2014 from a year prior, the […]

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February Sales Near Market Peak

by Leslie Kopp

Just a few weeks ago, I noted that buyer activity over President’s Weekend was the busiest I had experienced in quite some time. Now that negotiations have had a chance to wrap up, strong February numbers reflect this activity. As suspected, it was a very good month with 31 properties in the Bethany-Fenwick area going […]

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