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Property Details

Visit this amazing family compound or terrific rental property. (3) Grandfathered RENTAL LICENSES include: The main front house; a 4 bedroom / 2 bathroom home w/large living/dining area, nicely renovated kitchen, central A/C, front porch... the back
  • MLS Number: 723376
  • Status: Active
  • Price: $1,499,999
  • Property Type:
  • Area: Dewey To Lewes East Of Canal
  • Community: North Rehoboth
  • School District: Cape Henlopen
  • Square Footage: 2,400
  • Year Built: 1945
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Full Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • New Construction: No
  • County Taxes: $1,016
  • City Taxes: $530
  • Water Fee: $557
  • Trash Fee: $275
  • Furnished: Yes
  • Lot Dimensions: 50x100
  • Lot Square Feet: 5,000
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.11
  • Lot Description: Landscaped
  • Water: Public Central Water
  • Sewer: Public Central Sewer
  • Community Amenities: Beach

Interior Features

  • Kitchen: Countertops - Solid Surface, Island
  • Heating: Baseboard Electric, Gas - Propane
  • Cooling: Central A/C, Window Unit(s)
  • Flooring: Carpet, Hardwood
  • Basement: Cellar,Walkout Stairs
  • Attic: Access Only
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Microwave, Oven/Range Gas, Refrigerator, Washer/Dryer Stack, Water Heater Gas
  • Interior Features: Storm Window(s)
  • Extra Unit: 1 Bedroom, Efficiency

Exterior Features

  • Style: Cabin/Bungalow,Cape Cod/Salt Box
  • Construction Type: Stick/Frame
  • Exterior Type: Vinyl Siding
  • Roofing: Asphalt Shingle
  • Foundation: Concrete Block
  • Parking: Driveway/Off Street
  • Porch/Deck/Patio: Deck - Rear, Patio - Rear
  • Exterior Features: Outside Shower, Storage Shed/Outbuilding

Listing Courtesy of PATTERSON-SCHWARTZ REAL ESTATE

Fall Prospects Quicken for Delaware Beach Luxury Home Sales

With summer drawing to a close (say it isn’t so!), it’s time to cast an eye towards the prospects for this year’s fall home sales market. Fall can be a great time to list a home, but it can be especially opportune for luxury home sales in Delaware. It’s a season that traditionally brings out serious buyers—those looking to find a home and complete the move before the holidays. If you are selling a property that falls into the luxury home category, before you roll up your sleeves and get to work in earnest, here are some broad-brush pointers real estate writers cite most often: 

Make Sure You Work With the Right Agent

Before you even begin other preparations, you can make the most efficient use of your time by first being sure you have recruited the right agent. Aim for a professional who has earned a reputation for successful luxury home sales in Delaware. A solid portfolio is the best demonstration that you’ve identified someone with the know-how (and the right contacts) that so often make the difference in luxury home sales.

Details Matter

Even more than with an average listing, Delaware luxury home sales depend on every detail being well handled. Don’t just have the windows cleaned—scour the screens, too. Don’t just put out a vase of flowers in the dining room—where tasteful, think about placing them by the beds; in the bathrooms, too. Make sure the entryway is always clear at every showing. In short, sell the dream of the picture-perfect luxury home. By treating every detail with care, you validate your luxury-level asking price!

Highlight Features

You know your property best—which gives you valuable insight into the features that make your home a standout. Make a list of additions, enhancements and luxury touches you have added, and other elements that would make any new owner proud. Where is the light most magical? When do the gardens burst with color? Your agent can determine which details will have the most impact in the each of the marketing media.  

Know What to Expect

With luxury home sales, it’s a good idea to always keep the nature of the market in mind. Luxury home sales in Delaware can happen quickly, but more often than with an average property, success can take a little longer. A good agent will let you know how long similar homes have taken to sell in your price range—it’s useful background knowledge. Most often, the key to luxury home sales is the quality of showings rather than the quantity.

If you’d care to hear more about what we can expect for this fall’s luxury home sales in Delaware, contact me today. I’ll be happy to share an up-to-the-minute market analysis—the best way to project the outlook for the upcoming market.

Rehoboth Beach Mortgage Watchers Eye ‘Wealth Building Home Loa

Something new is stirring in the ordinarily hidebound world of residential mortgage offerings: a new way of approaching the financing of home purchases. If successful, it might well shift the way some Rehoboth Beach mortgage contracts are written.

The experiment is known as the "Wealth Building Home Loan," and it addresses a home-ownership problem that has been talked about for a long time, with little being done to solve it. The issue in question is how to unburden new homeowners from spending years in a situation that bears more resemblance, financially, to renting than to owning— especially during the first 3 to 5 years. For low- and moderate-income mortgagees, that’s the difference between sinking into more debt and actually building wealth. After all, every dollar that goes toward interest is lost, while dollars that pay down principal are investments.

According to Edward Pinto, one of the authors of the WBHL, often during the opening years of a 30-year loan, "68% goes to pay interest." In the new program, 77% of monthly payments go to pay off principal—with the result that in a short time, new homeowners have a much larger equity stake in their homes. And, it is hoped, a sizeable increase in pride of ownership: "a stake in the game."

It sounds good, but you might be wondering how this could be possible. Is this just a ‘pie in the sky,’ feel-good idea that will never see daylight in the real world? Apparently not. The pilot program is being put into action by some serious players: the American Enterprise Institute (if that sounds like a conservative outfit, it is) and administered by the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (if that sounds like a liberal outfit, ditto). And it’s being funded by Bank of America and Citi Mortgage—neither of which would be likely to bankroll some fly-by-night scheme.

The mechanics of this kind of mortgage work out like this. First, it’s based on a 15-year term, which of course speeds the rate at which equity builds; and second, it’s a mortgage that carries a very low interest rate. Something for nothing? Not quite: the concept is to

· change the underwriting standards to tilt away from credit history and toward recent payment history and residual income, thought to lower lender risk

· eliminate the down payment altogether, instead allocating that initial cash toward "points": buy-downs of the mortgage’s interest rate to .5%, (or even 0%)!

It boils down to an approach that could be a win-win. Borrowers (even those who suffered credit black marks during the economic downturn) could be newly eligible for a home loan, and because lenders pocket the interest rate buy-down amount, a proposition they might find acceptable.

Should Rehoboth Beach mortgage applicants expect this deal to be available next week? Not likely: it’s in the pilot phase. But if it seems to work out, it could be a shot in the arm for homeowners who can manage a slightly higher monthly payment. If you would like to chat about today’s home loan availability (or any other current Rehoboth Beach real estate doings), I hope you’ll give me a call!