Real Estate

This week's Open Houses

39947 The Narrows #14, The Narrows, Fenwick island $575,000 3 BR/2.5 BA Townhouse Jane Baxtor | ResortQuest Real Estate Fri., 9/19 10–2
37453 Dirickson Creek Rd., Bay Estates, Frankford $349,500 3 BR/2 BA House Zack Jahnigen | Allison Stine Team Sat., 9/20 11–2
36413 Redwood Way, Arrington Woods, Selbyville $319,900 4 BR/3.5 BA Townhouse Jill Donahue | Long & Foster Realtors Sat., 9/20 11–1
11 Gracelyn Dr., Hunters Run, Ocean View $299,000 2 BR/2 BA House Michael Wilgus | Wilgus Associates Fri., 9/19 11–1
1120 Willow Oak Ave., Bear Trap Dunes, Ocean View $295,000 3 BR/3 BA Condo Karen Sergison | Long & Foster Realtors Sat., 9/20 10–1
11 Gracelyn Dr., Hunters Run, Ocean View $299,000 2 BR/2 BA House Michael Wilgus | Wilgus Associates Sat., 9/20 11–1
36700 Old Mill Bridge Rd., Selbyville, Selbyville $389,900 5 BR/5 BA House Michael Conover | BHHS Gallo Realty Sat., 9/20 11–2
8 Sandy Branch Dr., Sandy Branch, Selbyville $359,000 4 BR/3.5 BA House Frank Celeste | Long & Foster Realtors Sat., 9/20 11–2
30961 Scissorbill Rd., Bay Forest, Ocean View $437,500 3 BR/2 BA House Dottie Wells | Long & Foster Realtors Sat., 9/20 11–4
33696 Ashland Dr., Forest Reach, Frankford $304,999 3 BR/2BA House Sarah Schifano | ResortQuest Real Estate Sat., 9/20 12–3
29458 Glenwood Dr., Plantation Lakes, Millsboro $330,000 4 BR/3 BA House The Oldfather Group | Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s Int’l Realty Sat., 9/20 1–3
113 Rudder Rd., Seafarers Village, MIllsboro $350,000 3 BR/3 BA House The Oldfather Group | Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s Int’l Realty Sat., 9/20 1–3
39283 Manor Pl., #55110, Sea Colony, Bethany Beach $975,000 4 BR/3.5 BA House Jill Donahue | Long & Foster Realtors Sat., 9/20 3–5
14 Village Green, Bear Trap, Ocean View $365,000 4 BR/4.5 BA House Shelby Smith | ResortQuest Real Estate Sun., 9/21 10–1
30505 Otonka Trail,Bluffs at Sandy Landing, Dagsboro $418,600 3 BR/2 BA House Susan Clark | Lighthouse Realty Sun., 9/28 1–4
32328 Summer Court, Waverly, Dagsboro $239,900 3 BR/2 BA House Susan Clark | Lighthouse Realty Sun., 10/12 1–4

Town again voices opposition to proposed Mews at Bethany

The Bethany Beach Town Council has formally made known its opposition to a development of six four-unit multi-family structures proposed to be built off Garfield Parkway on property that contains forested wetlands — 1.9 acres of which would be filled in by owners Stanley and Delores Walcek if permits from federal, state and local officials were granted.

Southern Delaware real estate continues modest growth

For the fifth consecutive year, data compiled and released by the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) earlier this month indicates a period of modest growth in the region’s real estate markets.

Again led by the coastal market, the numbers indicate nearly $1.52 billion in southern Delaware real estate changed hands in 2015, which is a 1 percent increase over the previous year.

Long &?Foster’s Coastal Region names top producers for November 2015

The Coastal Region of Long & Foster, which includes the New Jersey shore, the beaches of Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland, recently congratulated its top producing agents and teams for the month of November 2015.

Flaim joins ResortQuest Real Estate’s Bethany Beach office

ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that Richard “Rich” Flaim has joined the firm’s Bethany Beach/Hickman Beach Plaza West office on Coastal Highway near Bethany Beach.

Vacation home sales now at pre-recession level

Vacation home sales have increased nationally for the fourth straight year and have now soared to levels not seen since before the start of the Great Recession, according to data released recently by the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

Recent data shows a stable real estate market in Sussex County

The Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) released third-quarter sales data last week that they said indicates continuing stability in the county’s real estate markets.

“These positive housing trends continue to be fueled by strong inventories, incredible buying opportunities and interest rates that remain at below average levels,” they said.

Smith joins ResortQuest’s West Fenwick office

ResortQuest Real Estate announced recently that Shelby Smith has joined the West Fenwick office on Route 54 in real estate sales as part of the Windrow Team.

Smith graduated from Gettysburg College with a degree in business management and worked as a financial analyst before moving to the resort area and obtaining her Delaware real estate license.

Bank of America mortgage-crisis settlement to pay $45M in Delaware

Bank of America has agreed to pay $45 million to Delaware and provide significant financial benefits to Delaware homeowners to settle allegations that it misled investors about the riskiness of mortgage-backed securities, Attorney General Beau Biden announced this week.

ResortQuest names top sales associates for July

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the July 2014 top producing sales associates for its southeast Sussex County offices.

Colleen Windrow of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office won top honors for listings for the month.

Ocean View Beach Club launches new home sales

The Ocean View Beach Club (OVBC), a master-planned residential community located just west of Bethany Beach, has opened sales. Designed by Convergence Communities, OVBC will offer an array of natural and planned wellness-based amenities and programs to its future residents, representatives said.

SCAOR president completes national program in Chicago

Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) 2014 President Brad Riedle recently completed a comprehensive multi-day training program conducted in Chicago by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

Bethany Beach Long & Foster office on top in 2014 awards

The Bethany Beach office of Long & Foster Real Estate has been named the Best Real Estate Office in Sussex County by Coastal Style magazine. This is the second year that the local publication has invited its readers to vote for their favorite businesses and services in the Best Of competition, and the first time that Long & Foster has received the real estate award.

Macysyn joins Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announced this week that Christine Macysyn has become a sales associate with the company’s Bethany Beach office.

Millville By the Sea seeing successful summer sales season

Millville By the Sea this week success with new home sales this summer. Since the grand opening of the new Model Home Court in June 2014, the growing beach resort community in Millville has seen more 440 potential buyers and sold 10 coastal-style homes from builders Miller & Smith and the Christopher Companies.