Who is your real estate agent working for?
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Who is your real estate agent working for?

…And who’s got your best interests in mind? Understanding who real estate agents represent is confusing to many buyers and sellers.  They don’t know what the agent’s responsibilities are, or whose best interests the agent has at heart.…

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Real Estate Sales: 2017 Year in Review
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Real Estate Sales: 2017 Year in Review

Properties sold in Worcester County  Single Family Homes 959 Single Family Homes traded hands.  The sold prices ranged from $8,000 to $2,300,000. Statistics show the total volume of sales completed in 2017 totaled $274,645,811 in the county.  Average…

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Purchasing a condo for Christmas? Here are some things to consider.
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Purchasing a condo for Christmas? Here are some things to consider.

An abridged guide for anyone looking to purchase a vacation home in Ocean City while avoiding common mistakes.  For some lucky families, a beach house might be on the top of the Christmas wishlist.  However, there are a…

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Resilience in Rincon: Riding out Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
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Resilience in Rincon: Riding out Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

When thinking of real estate, everyone is familiar with primary houses. A primary house is the one property you call home, whether it is a townhouse, condo, apartment, single house, boat or RV.  However, there are other types…

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Surviving Irma in the Florida Keys
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Surviving Irma in the Florida Keys

We often think of Real Estate as being in a stationary location and never moving from its original place.  It is stable and does not travel about.  Homes are subject to wind, and storms of course, but, generally…

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Real estate remains hot near the beach
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Real estate remains hot near the beach

Even though summer is  historically a slower sales season,  the sales market in Worcester County was bustling. Most notably, in a study of properties that settled during July and August, we found buyers are paying 95%, or greater,…

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Beach area short sale and foreclosure properties still can be found
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Beach area short sale and foreclosure properties still can be found

As strange as it may seem in this seller’s market,  there are still short sales and foreclosures lingering on the edge of our swiftly moving market.  It seems as if some sellers are still laboring under the cost…

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When is the right time to get into the Ocean City Real Estate Market?
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When is the right time to get into the Ocean City Real Estate Market?

OCEAN CITY The condo/townhouse market in Ocean City has been extraordinarily active!  The demand is slowly becoming greater than the number of available properties.  At this time in there are only 646 active condo/townhouse listings in all of…

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If you’re looking for a condo, it’s a renter’s market
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If you’re looking for a condo, it’s a renter’s market

Historically, Ocean city condo rentals have been profitable and therefore have been considered sound financial investments. Over the past 30-plus years of this writer’s experience, the properties have been steady and dependable. . Even though the local Brokers…

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Delaware Sales Market Recovering
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Delaware Sales Market Recovering

While their neighbors to the South, in Maryland,  seem to be in the midst of a robust climb towards a strong seller’s market, the statistics for sales in Delaware were surprising with Sussex County’s statistics showing a fluctuation, or…

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