housing in kent country de: Even Arnold Palmer Would Love This Home! - 04/17/10 09:21 AM
This is one sweet home. Happy Gilmore and Arnold Palmer, and yes, even Tiger would love to kick up their heels and drive their Caddy-lac up the Driveway. They are PAR-ticular with their homes I know they'd love to listen to the sweet sound of Eagles flying overhead. … (0 comments)

housing in kent country de: Delaware Families Get a Boost for Their Roost - 12/08/09 09:54 AM
The Delaware Community Development Block Grant Program through the Department of Housing and Urban Development will soon be reviewing applications from low-income homeowners who have problems with their aging homes. Residents in Milton Delaware will soon be able to apply for assistance to repair roofs, poorly insulated windows, aging porches, and other home problems.The Delaware State Housing Authority oversees the federal program which provides money to residents who are retired and on fixed incomes that do not have the financial resources to repair their homes. The aim of the program is to keep homes livable and to prevent the decline of housing values.  Although rental … (0 comments)

housing in kent country de: Frederica Delaware Overpass Extends Rt 1 - 11/28/09 09:59 AM
DelDOT begins construction Nov 30th, on the North Frederica Grade Separated Intersection, a project that includes construction of an overpass over Route 1. The project will consist of all erosion control work; relocating the sewer lines, construction of the bridge, ramps, and acceleration and deceleration lanes adjacent to Route 1 on the northbound side; reconstruction of Route 12/Frederica Road; and the milling and paving of Route 1. The project will cost approximately $6.9 million, and will take about 13 months to complete, depending on weather. This is the next phase of creating an extended Route 1 after the recently completed Rt … (0 comments)

housing in kent country de: Shoes for Kids in Millsboro and Dover Delaware - 11/20/09 08:18 AM
The seventh annual Share Your Soles for Christmas shoe drive for children began on Nov. 16th and runs through the holidays. Tom and Jean Sullivan, owners of the Good Feet Store in Millsboro Delaware, says they are looking for those gently used shoes of all types for kids. Donations may be placed in boxes in front of the Good Feet Store in the Food Lion Shopping Center in Millsboro or at the Good Feet Store in Dover, 706-B N. DuPont Highway. New shoe donations should be left in their boxes, but not wrapped.
Jean said many of us take shoes for granted, but some children in our communities have no shoes, or have … (1 comments)

housing in kent country de: The Housing Market Watch in Kent County Delaware - 11/14/09 01:56 AM
According to TREND, the tri-state MLS system, the market watch for Kent County is still showing a slight buyer's edge, but with a miniscule pendulum swing towards being a seller's market. In September, the average sold price was $196,200 with 126 homes sold. October edged up slightly to an average of $208,600 with 123 homes sold.  This reflects a decrease in the number of sales, but an increase in the average home price; one indicator of the market shifting back to the seller's advantage. The current mid-month average is now $198,000 with 36 homes still pending for November, for a projected 70 units to be sold. … (0 comments)

housing in kent country de: Wind Turbine Power in Lewes Delaware - 10/24/09 05:49 AM
As I previously blogged, wind power is the wave of the future when it comes to green energy production. It's an inevitability that will serve communities with clean, cheap, electricial energy. This past week, the University of Delaware launched it's turbine project with Gamesa Corp, a Madrid Spain company. Wind power is an excellent source of energy, and for those with available land and good prevailing winds averaging 11 to 13 miles per hour, this could be a great investment. Typically, a 2-megawatt turbine provides enough electrical energy to power approximately 500 homes. The University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment will … (1 comments)

housing in kent country de: Delaware, A Cyclist Friendly State! - 10/21/09 03:55 AM
Besides being a terrific place to live and work, with terrific communities, low taxes, no sales tax, low (and I mean low) property taxes, Delaware now has another bragging right to add to its attactiveness.According to the Department of Transportation, Delaware is one of the most bike-friendly states in the nation. We are now ranked number 9, up from number 31 last year.  The ranking program, run by the League of American Bicyclists, ranks states according to their accomodations to cyclists. "It is good to see that more Delawareans are getting out of their cars and onto their bikes," said Gov. Jack Markell.

housing in kent country de: 24th Annual Delaware Punkin Chunkin Coming Soon! - 10/21/09 12:33 AM
The 2009 Punkin Chunkin contest will be held Nov 6th, 7th, and 8th in beautiful Bridgeville Delaware. Make your plans now and come on out for a great seasonal event.
The World Championship Punkin' Chunkin' is name of an annual championship pumpkin-throwing contest held the first weekend after Halloween in Sussex County, Delaware. Competing teams construct and fire a variety of pumpkin-launching devices, including catapults, trebuchets, centrifugal machines, and pneumatic cannons. Contestants compete in divisions against machines of the same type.
It started in 1986 in Millsboro. Due to the increasing space required as the machines are upgraded to fire the … (4 comments)

housing in kent country de: Pending Home Sales on a Roll in DE - 09/07/09 05:40 PM
According to Lawrence Yun, NAR Chief Economist, the pending home sales nationwide are clearly turning in a postive direction. The affordablility of homes with the added tax credit incentive, are driving up the home sales. A leading 'forward looking' indicator, the Pending Home Sales Index, based on contracts signed in July 2009, increased by 3.2% over the June 2009 contracts signed.  This also represents a 12% increase over July 2008 contracts. Many home shoppers seem to be seeking those gems brought to the surface by lower home prices.  According to Yun, the typical home mortgage now represents less than 25% of a … (1 comments)

Tom Schoenbeck (Keller Williams Realty at the Beach)

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