Real Estate


Price awarded residential specialist designation

Shirley Price, a Bethany Beach Realtor, has been awarded the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors.

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Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 4:03am

Mather earns Graduate Realtors Institute designation

Dennis Mather, a sales associate with Long & Foster Real Estate’s Bethany Beach office, has earned the Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI) designation.

Awarded by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the GRI designation recognizes...

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 4:02am

ResortQuest announces top producers for May

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the May 2013 top producers for its southeast Sussex County locations.

Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office received top honors for listings the month of May.

Top listing volume...

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 7:49am

Long &?Foster employees raise money for Meals on Wheels

Thousands of Long & Foster sales associates and employees rolled up their sleeves and took their talents into local neighborhoods to give something back during the company’s annual Community Service Day on June 11. The Long & Foster teams...

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 7:48am

Joseph joins Crowley Associates Realty

Crowley Associates Realty Inc. announced this week the recent addition of agent Nancy Stenger Joseph of Lewes to the firm’s Rehoboth Beach sales office. Sherry Ternahan, owner/broker, said Stenger Joseph brings unparalleled services to Crowley’s...

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 6:59am

Wilgus partners with Softball World Series

Delaware District III Little League announced this week that Wilgus Associates, a family-owned Bethany Beach business, has signed on as a sponsor for this year’s Little League World Series Championships.

“In doing so, Wilgus was one of the...

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 4:06am

Larry Sprigg joins Jack Lingo’s Millsboro realty office

Jack Lingo Inc. announced this week that Larry Sprigg of Millsboro has joined the company as a real estate agent working out of the company’s Millsboro office.

Born and raised in Baltimore, Sprigg moved to Millsboro two years ago with his...

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 4:04am

Tansey Warner’s Fitz awarded NAR’s Green designation

Carolyn Fitz, a Realtor with Tansey-Warner, has been awarded the National Association of Realtor’s (NAR’s) Green Designation, the only green real estate professional designation recognized by the NAR.

Fitz achieved the designation after...

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 4:03am

Mushrush joins ResortQuest’s Dayna Feher team

ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that Tammy Mushrush has joined the Dayna Feher team at the firm’s Bethany Beach location.

Originally from Hanover, Pa., Mushrush made the Delaware resorts her home in 1975. Her real estate career...

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 6:34am

First-quarter real estate data shows double-digit gains

The Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) released first-quarter sales numbers last week that they said show a continuously strengthening real estate market in Delaware’s southernmost county — stronger than even 2012, they said.

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Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 4:43am

Realtor of the Year candidates sought by SCAOR

The Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) is seeking nominations for the organization’s annual Realtor of the Year award. The award, which recognizes a Sussex County Realtor who has exemplified superior customer service and overall...

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 8:22am

Michael Kappes joins ResortQuest Real Estate

ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that Michael Kappes has joined the firm’s Bethany Beach office on Coastal Highway.

A University of Delaware graduate and licensed real estate agent since 1998, Kappes specializes in the listing...

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 8:28am

Realtors anticipate booming rental market this summer

The 2013 rental season is shaping up to be a plus for the local economy. And with the trickle-down effect, that should be good news to the many cleaning companies, equipment rental companies, restaurants and stores in the area that depend on the...

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 8:25am

ResortQuest Real Estate names February’s top producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the February 2013 top producers at its southeast Sussex County locations.

Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office received honors as the top listing agent for February.

Top...

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 7:25am

ResortQuest Real Estate names January top producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the January top producers for its southeast Sussex County, Delaware locations.

Steve Alexander of the Edgewater/Sea Colony office received top honors as the top listing agent for January. Top...

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 6:31am

ResortQuest Real Estate announces 2012 top producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced its 2012 top producers at its annual awards meeting at the Cottage Café in Bethany Beach.

Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office earned top honors for listings sold in 2012 by posting $...

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 1:25pm

Valliant joins ResortQuest’s West Fenwick office

ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that John O. “Skip” Valliant is now working at the firm’s West Fenwick location on Route 54, adjacent to Food Lion.

Valliant started his real estate career in the 1970s with English Realty,...

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 11:42am

Prudential Gallo Realtors launches new mobile Web site

Prudential Gallo Realtors recently launched a new Web site designed for mobile phones, at www.prugallo.com, the firm announced this week.

“We have been doing a lot of research, and the use of mobile phones for accessing the Internet is...

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 11:40am

Long & Foster office reports healthy rise in sales in 2012

Long & Foster’s office in Bethany Beach posted $234 million in sales volume in 2012, an increase of 26 percent compared to total sales volume in 2011, according to Dottie Wells, the office’s manager.

“In 2012, our sales associates sold...

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 11:38am

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's announces top Realtors for 2012

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty recently announced its top Realtors for 2012. Receiving honors were Kim Hamer as the company’s overall top producer for the year, followed by Jenn and Brian Barrows, Matt Brittingham, Mariya and...

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 1:22pm

Sussex County real estate boasts double-digit gain in 2012

The Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) released numbers recently that back up what they said has been the public perception for several months now – real estate is on the rise, in southern Delaware and across the country.

Year-...

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 12:27pm

ResortQuest Real Estate announces December top producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the December top producers for its southeast Sussex County locations.

Tammy Hadder and Anna Meiklejohn of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office received top honors as top listing agents for the...

Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 3:04am

Savage joins Long & Foster in Bethany

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. recently welcomed Kenneth Savage to its Bethany Beach office. Savage will specialize in working with home buyers and sellers.

“We are very excited and fortunate to have Kenneth join us,” said Dottie Wells...

Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 3:03am

Bligh joins Bethany Beach Long & Foster office

Long & Foster Real Estate recently welcomed Jim Bligh to its Bethany Beach office. Bligh will specialize in working with homebuyers and sellers.

“We are very excited and fortunate to have Jim join us,” said Dottie Wells, manager of the...

Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 3:02am

Beck joins Bethany office of Long & Foster

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. recently welcomed Don Beck to its Bethany Beach office. Beck will specialize in working with home buyers and sellers.

“We are very excited and fortunate to have Don join us,” said Dottie Wells, manager of...

Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 3:01am

Ocean Atlantic merges with DSM Commercial

DSM Commercial recently announced the opening of their second location, in Rehoboth Beach. The expansion into Sussex County is a joint venture in conjunction with the Ocean Atlantic Companies.

DSM Commercial is a provider of commercial...

Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 2:59am

Kyle joins Long & Foster’s Bethany Beach office

Long & Foster Real Estate recently welcomed Don Kyle to its Bethany Beach office. Kyle will specialize in working with home buyers and sellers.

“We are very excited and fortunate to have Don join us,” said Dottie Wells, manager of the...

Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 2:58am

Sussex County Realtors announce 2013 board of directors

Members of the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) recently announced their new board of directors for the 2013 calendar year. The incoming directors of the association were named during the organization’s annual banquet on Friday, Dec...

Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 3:02am

Realtors association expresses concern over new septic regul

New septic regulations proposed to take effect in the coming months have Sussex County Realtors concerned over possible long-term ramifications to the local real estate industry, as well as the overall economy.

The Delaware Department of...

Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 5:36am

ResortQuest announces November top producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the November top producers for its southeast Sussex County locations.

Robert Kauffman of the Bethany Beach office received top honors for both listing volume for the month of November.

Top...

Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 5:34am

Long & Foster’s Bethany office a Toys for Tots collection site

Long & Foster has announced that its Bethany Beach office launched its annual toy drive on Nov. 15 to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves’ Toys for Tots Campaign. Toys may be dropped off seven days a week between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Long...

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 5:29am

Sussex County rental market shows double-digit gains

At a time when the economy in Southern Delaware and across the United States is beginning to show real, sustained growth, Realtors from Sussex County’s coastal areas are reporting rental figures that continue to increase year over year.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 12:12pm

Long & Foster’s Bethany office now a Toys for Tots collection site

Long & Foster has announced that its Bethany Beach office launched its annual toy drive on Nov. 15 to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves’ Toys for Tots Campaign. Toys may be dropped off seven days a week between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Long...

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 12:10pm

SCAOR: Reverse mortgages could be retirement income

In today’s environment of historically low interest rates, property owners who are at least 62 years old and been in their homes for a number of years may consider using the equity that has accrued over that time to their advantage.

Still...

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 6:07am

ResortQuest Real Estate announces top October producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the October top producers for its southeast Sussex County locations.

Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office received top honors for both listing volume for the month of October.

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 6:07am

Local Realtors among those recognized by Long & Foster

­Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. recently recognized individual sales associates and teams who earned a spot among the top 250 real estate agents in U.S. based on closed sales volume and transaction sides in 2011. The recipients were honored...

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 6:12am

Cramer completes real estate seminar

Kathy Cramer, a Realtor with Coldwell Banker in Bethany Beach, recently attended a “Shadow Inventory” seminar that explains to buyers and sellers the current real estate market using graphs and a video presentation.

The seminar was...

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 2:25pm

ResortQuest Realtors receive Five Star awards

October 19, 2012

ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that four of its agents are recipients of Five Star Professional and Delaware Today’s Five Star awards. The award goes to real estate agents rated highest in overall satisfaction...

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 2:13pm

SCAOR: Real estate remains strong through third quarter

The Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) released third quarter sales numbers last week that they said continue to show a strengthening real estate market in Delaware’s southernmost county. Often seen as an indicator of the overall...

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 1:52pm

Pack joins L&F’s Bethany Beach office

Dottie Wells, manager of Long & Foster Real Estate’s Bethany Beach office, announced this week that Dolores Pack has transferred to the Bethany Beach office, at 33298 Coastal Highway in Bethany Beach.

“We are so excited to have Dolores...

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 3:24am

Prudential Galo Realtors now licensed to serve Maryland

Delaware resort real estate firm Prudential Gallo Realtors announced this week that it is now licensed to conduct business in the state of Maryland.

With the 2011 opening of their Bethany Beach office, the company expanded its operations...

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 3:22am

ResortQuest Realtors earn Five Star professional awards

ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that four of its agents are recipients of Five Star Professional and Delaware Today’s Five Star awards. The award goes to real estate agents rated highest in overall satisfaction by clients, peers and...

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 3:21am

Sussex Realtors encourage neighborhood watch programs

Though not nearly as prevalent in Southern Delaware as in other parts of the country, worry over having your home broken into is a very real concern for any homeowner in Sussex County, as well as for those renting their places of residence.

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Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 3:20am

Ocean Atlantic welcomes new Realtors to Rehoboth, Bethany offices

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty announced this week the addition of three real estate professionals to their Rehoboth and Bethany sales teams. Kim West has joined the Rehoboth office and Peter DeMarie and Shannon Schnabele are now...

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 1:48pm

Moore joins ResortQuest Real Estate

ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that Tabatha Moore has joined its sales team at the firm’s Village at Bear Trap Dunes office in Ocean View.

After entering the business on the ground floor in 2008 on the front desk a local firm...

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 1:23pm

Prudential Gallo Realtors welcomes Benjamin as sales agent

The agents and staff of Prudential Gallo Realtors recently welcomed Sales Agent Cindy Benjamin to its Bethany Beach office. Benjamin, a resident of Ocean View, brings 16 years of experience in real estate sales.

She grew up in Minnesota,...

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 4:10pm

ResortQuest Real Estate announces July's top Sussex producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the July top producers for its southeast Sussex County locations.

Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office received top honors for listing volume for the month of July.

Top listing...

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 4:09pm

Leslie Kopp Group ranked 96th by WSJ

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. announced recently that the Leslie Kopp Group, based in Bethany Beach, ranked 96th out of 250 for real estate teams nationwide, based on closed sales volume in 2011, as ranked by the Wall Street Journal and REAL...

Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 7:30am

Long & Foster announces top associates for second quarter

Long & Foster Real Estate’s Bethany Beach sales office, located at 33298 Coastal Highway, recently announced the names of its top producing sales associates for the second quarter of 2012.

“We congratulate the following sales...

Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 2:41am

Longtime local Realtor Kappes joins ResortQuest Real Estate team

ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that Jerry Kappes has joined its sales team at the Hickman Beach Plaza West office on Coastal Highway in Bethany Beach.

Licensed since 1985, Kappes specializes in the listing and sale of Delaware...

Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 9:40am