Real Estate


SCAOR announces officers to lead group in 2011

While real estate sales remain sluggish across the United States, statistics in Sussex County reveal a rebounding housing market that is bucking national trends, according to the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR). And, armed with the...

Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 3:11am

Powell earns Resort & Second Home Property Specialist designation

Anne Powell of ResortQuest Real Estate has earned the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS) Certification. RSPS is a nationally-recognized certification awarded by NAR to real estate...

Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 2:48am

Dolby, Alberti recognized for superior real estate sales

Dean Cottrill, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Greater Baltimore, announced this week that Lois Dolby and Lauren Alberti, both sales associates with the CBRB Bethany Beach office, were recognized as leading sales associates...

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 - 1:26pm

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s participates in conference

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty, a luxury real estate firm based in Rehoboth Beach, recently participated in the 6th Annual Sotheby’s International Realty Leadership Forum, which brought together nearly 250 network members and staff...

Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 3:08am

SCAOR initiative encourages more homeownership

There has been no better investment in American history than owning and maintaining a home, according to the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) – a fact they said is highlighted and emphasized through their new program.

Dubbed “...

Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 3:02am

Local realtor names president of CRS

For more than 25 years, Frank Serio has been an integral part of the area’s real estate market, and his dedication, knowledge and commitment was recognized and honored last month, as he was inducted as the 2011 president of the Council of...

Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 2:10am

Bethany Long & Foster a toys for tots site

Long & Foster’s Bethany Beach office this week announced the launch of its annual toy drive to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves’ Toys for Tots Campaign. Toys may be dropped off seven days a week at Long & Foster’s Bethany office...

Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 2:58am

ResortQuest names October top producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced October’s top producers for its Delaware and Maryland locations.

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

Top...

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 1:49pm

Realtors to offer free seminar

It can be one of the most frustrating parts of running a small business – you hire new employees and spend good money to train them, only to see them leave for perceived greener pastures a couple of months later.

Not only can this kind of...

Friday, August 6, 2010 - 6:31am

OV Edward Jones office supports school supplies campaign

Local residents and businesses may help those less fortunate in the community by bringing in items to the Edward Jones branch office in Ocean View during regular business hours through Aug. 30. The physical address for the office is 111 Atlantic...

Friday, August 6, 2010 - 6:25am

Edward Jones ranks highest in investor satisfaction

For the fifth year out of the past six, financial-services firm Edward Jones ranks highest in investor satisfaction with full-service brokerage firms, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study,...

Friday, August 6, 2010 - 6:25am

ResortQuest Real Estate announces June top producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced June’s top producers for its Delaware and Maryland locations.

Bill Hand received top honors for listing volume for the month of June.

Top listing volume awards for individual agents by...

Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 5:30am

Homebuyer credit closing deadline extended to Sept. 30

The deadline for the completion of qualifying First-Time Homebuyer Credit purchases has been extended. Taxpayers who entered into a binding contract before the end of April now have until Sept. 30 to close on the home.

The Homebuyer...

Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 5:29am

CBRB Bethany Beach recognizes top agents

Rick Allamong, branch vice president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Bethany Beach, recently announced the office’s top agents for May 2010:

• Lauren Alberti was the Top Listing Agent.

• Peggy Mullen was the Top Sales...

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 5:24pm

Sussex County Realtors brave heat for cause

They braved nearly 100-degree temperatures, learned some new carpentry skills and endured the curious gazes of many a beach-bound passerby. But, most importantly, they got the job done on a day that was anything but conducive to working outside...

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 12:01pm

Ocean Atlantic welcomes Rishko

John Rishko, local business owner and long-time Rehoboth Beach resident, has joined the real estate team of Barrows and Associates of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty, located at 330 Rehoboth Avenue in downtown Rehoboth Beach.

...

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 12:00pm

SCAOR: County real estate showing signs of growth

Figures recently released by the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAoR) show some encouraging signs for southern Delaware’s real estate markets, as the United States continues to rebound from the worst economic downtown in nearly a century...

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 4:18am

ResortQuest announces May top producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced May’s top producers for its Delaware and Maryland locations.
Tammy Hadder and Anna Meiklejohn received top honors for listing volume for the month of May.

Top listing volume awards for...

Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 8:03am

CBRB Bethany Beach rentals move into Sunrise sales office

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has moved its Ocean View Parkway rental operations into their existing Sunrise Court sales office. The Sunrise sales office, located at 39682 Sunrise Court in Bethany Beach, enables both the rental and sales...

Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 8:03am

Shanaphys, Varrato named top agents

John and May Shanaphy of the Long Neck office of Keller Williams at the Beach were recently named as Top Listing Agents for May, and Nick Varrato of the Keller Williams Millsboro office was named Top Selling Agent for the same month.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 4:12am

Coldwell Banker recognizes top agents for April

Rick Allamong, branch vice president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Bethany Beach/Sunrise Court, recently announced the office’s top agents for the month of April:

• Lauren Alberti was the Top Listing Agent.

• Tim...

Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 4:11am

Mushrush moves to Long & Foster

Dottie Wells, manager of Long & Foster Real Estate Inc.’s Bethany Beach sales office, announced this week the affiliation of Tammy Sue Mushrush, a top producer, as a sales associate with the office, which is located at 33298 Coastal Highway...

Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 4:10am

York named 2009 Top Producer

Vickie York of the Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty, Bethany Beach Division, located at 778 Garfield Parkway in Bethany Beach, recently received recognition as the company’s overall Top Producing Sales Agent for 2009.

One of...

Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 4:10am

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s participates in conference

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty, a luxury real estate firm based in Rehoboth Beach, recently participated in the 2010 Sotheby’s International Realty Global Networking Event.

The three-day event provided a unique opportunity...

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 4:52pm

Mitchell-Morgan earns short-sales and foreclosure certification

Karla Mitchell-Morgan, with ResortQuest Real Estate, has earned the nationally-recognized Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource certification. The National Association of Realtors offers the SFR certification to Realtors who want to help both...

Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 4:16am

Long & Foster introduces VoicePad technology

Mark S. Holloway, vice president and Eastern Shore regional manager for Long & Foster Real Estate Inc., recently announced a new sales and marketing technology that will provide customers with immediate access to property information.

...

Thursday, April 1, 2010 - 2:55am

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced February’s top producers for its Delaware and Maryland locations.

Bill Hand received top honors for listing volume for the month of February.

Top listing volume awards for individual agents by office went to: Hand for the Marketplace at Sea Colony office, Barry Grim for the Bethany Beach office, Steve...

Thursday, March 11, 2010 - 3:39am

Linda Mueller moves to Long & Foster

Dottie Wells, manager of Long & Foster Real Estate Inc.’s Bethany Beach sales office, recently announced the affiliation of Linda Mueller, a top producer, as a sales associate with Long & Foster’s Bethany Beach Office located at 33298...

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 2:29pm

Long & Foster Realtors shows significant gains

Mark S. Holloway, vice president and Eastern Shore regional manager for Long & Foster Realtors announced recently that the offices in his region have shown an increase in sales volume of 100 percent. The increase was for the month of January...

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 2:28pm

Sussex Long & Foster offices named top of the Top Ten

Mark S. Holloway, vice president and Eastern Shore regional manager for Long & Foster Realtors announced recently that the Sussex County Long & Foster offices, located in Bethany Beach and Rehoboth Beach have been named No. 1 in the Top...

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 2:25pm

ResortQuest Real Estate names January Top Producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced January’s top producers for its Delaware and Maryland locations.

Anne Powell and Jennifer Hughes received top honors for listing volume for the month of January.

Top listing volume awards...

Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 6:00am

Realtor's association launches new Web site

After months of designing, reformatting and adding informative content, the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) this week announced the launching of its new and redesigned Web site.

The site features a new professional design, up...

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 5:16pm

New law strengthens homeowner protections

Gov. Jack Markell signed legislation into law this week clarifying protections of homeowners in foreclosure. House Bill 232 clarifies that companies that offer to negotiate modifications of secured debt, such as a mortgage, on behalf of consumers...

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 3:18pm

NVHomes welcoming guests to Bay Forest

NVHomes will welcome guests to a Columbus Day celebration at Bay Forest at Bethany Beach on Saturday, Oct. 10. The open house will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. and is open to the public. The event will include complimentary food and beverages,...

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 3:17pm

Fisher earns Green designation

Tim Fisher with ResortQuest Real Estate has been awarded the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR’s) Green Designation, the only green real estate professional designation recognized by NAR.

Fisher achieved the designation after...

Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 7:04am

CBRB recognizes Rhodes as Top Producer, Top Sales Agent

Rick Allamong, branch vice president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Bethany Beach/Ocean View Parkway, recently announced Tim Rhodes as the office’s Top Producer and Top Sales Agent for the month of July.

“Coldwell Banker...

Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 7:03am

CBRB recognizes Top Producers

Rick Allamong, branch vice president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Bethany Beach/Sunrise Court, recently announced the office’s top producers for the month of July: Kathy Cramer, Top Listing Agent; Jim Stromberg, Top Sales Agent;...

Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 7:02am

Saraceni achieves ABR designation

Lois Saraceni, with Prudential Carruthers Realtors, has been awarded the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) of the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

Saraceni joins more...

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 7:11am

ResortQuest Real Estate names July’s Top Producers

ResortQuest Real Estate announced July’s top producers for all locations at a recent sales meeting.

Tammy Hadder and Anna Meiklejohn of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office received top honors in listing volume for the month of July. Top...

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 7:10am

Three CBRB associates earn Green designation

Kathleen Cramer, Ruth McNeill and Peter Sarafa, with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Bethany Beach, have earned the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Green Designation, the only green real estate professional designation recognized...

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 - 3:05pm

Millville By the Sea celebrates first year

Millville By the Sea is quickly fulfilling its promise to become “Delaware’s next great beach town” with their biggest new homes sales month ever. To celebrate their first full year on the market, the developers initiated several new home sales...

Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 6:56am

CBRB in Bethany Beach recognizes top producers

Rick Allamong, branch vice president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Bethany Beach’s Sunrise Court and Ocean View Parkway offices, recently announced the offices’ top producers for the month of June.

The top producers in the...

Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 6:55am

Purchase of home or new vehicle could generate tax breaks

“If you’re considering buying a main home or a new vehicle, be aware that you may qualify for a tax credit or a deduction after the purchase,” said Delaware’s IRS spokesperson, Gregg Semanick, this week.

For the first-time homebuyer’s...

Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 6:54am

ResortQuest announces June top producers

ResortQuest Real Estate announced June’s top producers for all locations at a recent sales meeting. Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office received top honors for No. 1 in listing volume and No. 1 in sales volume for the month of June...

Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 6:53am

Coldwell Banker top producers, President's Club new members, and Lauren Alberti

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Greater Baltimore recently announced the company’s top producers for the month of May. These sales associates ranked No. 1 in sales, listings and/or overall production for their respective offices...

Thursday, July 9, 2009 - 4:41am

ResortQuest’s Powell earns national green designation

Anne Powell of ResortQuest Real Estate has been awarded the National Association of Realtors (NARs) Green designation, the only green real estate professional designation recognized by NAR.

Powell achieved this prestigious designation...

Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 6:30am

Association honors local member Realtors

The Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) held its annual award luncheon on Tuesday, June 9, at the new SCAOR complex on Route 9 in Georgetown. The event highlights member contributions to the association and the profession of real estate...

Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 6:18am

Mueller achieves NAR Green designation

Gerald “Jerry” Mueller, with Jerry Mueller Real Estate in Bethany Beach, has been awarded the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR’s) Green designation, the only green real estate professional designation recognized by NAR.

Mueller...

Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 6:11am

Economic concerns table proposed statewide rental tax

It’s not the time.

That’s the general consensus of the Sussex County Association of Realtors regarding House Bill 188, a proposed amendment to Title 30 of the Delaware Code relating to lodging tax. And it’s a consensus with which the bill’...

Thursday, June 18, 2009 - 7:21am

Local realtors aims for affordability

The Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAoR) welcomed more than 25 members of the public at their recent “Realtors Go LOCAL” event at their Georgetown office. SCAoR and their Housing Opportunities Partners Committee have developed the...

Thursday, June 18, 2009 - 6:26am