Real Estate


This Week's Open Houses

A listing of open houses available throughout our resort area, compliments of our local Real Estate professionals.

Open house listings must be provided to us by a Real Estate professional by the Monday before publication date at 5 p.m. Any...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 3:43pm

Leslie Kopp group recognized among top teams in the nation

The Leslie Kopp Group of Long & Foster Real Estate has been named as one of the top real estate teams in the nation. The Bethany Beach-based team ranked 141st nationwide based on its 2017 sales volume, according to the annual REAL Trends’ The...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:23pm

Millville grants site approval for revised Dove Landing community

More than a decade after being mothballed due to adverse economic conditions, the Dove Landing community received final site plan approval from the Millville Town Council on Tuesday, July 10.

The final plans call for 316 homes. That is the...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 6:52pm

Audrey and Frank Serio are part of the the top real estate team in the nation in volume, at $842.7 million.

Serios part of top team on national real estate list

Many consider living at the beach to be a dream come true. And Frank and Audrey Serio have made a long-running career of making such dreams come true, assisting people with buying and selling houses down the coastline from Lewes and Rehoboth...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 5:49pm

Insight Homes to host grand opening in canalfront community

Insight Homes this week announced its plans to reveal a new floor plan in their private waterfront Sunset Harbour community in Ocean View, in the form of a furnished new model home. Insight Homes is revealing the new model by hosting a grand...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 3:56pm

National company looks to acquire Route 54 mobile-home park

Private property owners generally have the right to sell their land. But what happens when hundreds of homes are located there?

After half a century, the Gray family is looking to sell the Shady Park mobile home park, just west of Fenwick...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 3:34pm

SCAOR: Recent sales data continues upward trend in local real estate

Data released last week by the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) continued to indicate a strong local real estate market in southern Delaware, representatives said this week. The positive sales figures compiled by the trade...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:02am

Dayna Feher Team named top 2015 team for ResortQuest

The Dayna Feher Real Estate Team of ResortQuest Real Estate recently received recognition as the company’s overall Top Producing Team for 2015 and was ranked No. 1 in sales for the year, with more than $20 million in sales.

The team also...

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 6:57am

Holoka joins Long & Foster’s Bethany office

Long & Foster Real Estate recently welcomed Mike Holoka as a sales associate in its Bethany office at 33298 S. Coastal Highway.

“We are excited to announce Mike Holoka has joined our team of highly trained professionals,” said Gary...

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 6:52am

Builder Mears honored with Red Diamond Achiever Award

Bruce Mears Designer Builder was selected as the “People’s Choice” winner in Integrity’s 2015 Red Diamond Achiever (RDA) Program, which awards architects, builders and remodelers for cutting-edge design and sustainability through the use of...

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 6:37am

Realtors say first-quarter data shows growth

Buoyed by a stronger-than-forecasted first quarter, the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) announced this week a revised outlook for 2016 that would continue what they described as a years-long period of modest and steady growth in...

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 6:25am

Millville By the Sea is planning its next neighborhood

Millville By the Sea is planning to open 103 lots in its next development phase, and the Millville Planning & Zoning Committee met March 1 to review a preliminary site plan submitted by Millville Town Center LLC for MBTS’s next subdivision,...

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 12:25pm

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...

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 12:55pm

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,...

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 7:45am

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.

November’s...

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 8:27am

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.

Licensed since 2006, Flaim specializes in listing and selling...

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 7:56pm

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 (...

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 6:17am

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...

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 7:22am

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...

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 6:26am

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...

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 8:03am

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.

...

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 8:02am

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...

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:07am

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).

The training is specifically...

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:07am

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...

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 6:02am

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.

“I look forward to providing extraordinary customer service with the greatest attention...

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 3:01am

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-...

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 2:58am

Long & Foster’s Kopp Group named among nation’s best

Long & Foster Real Estate announced this week that the Leslie Kopp Group, based in Bethany Beach, ranked 201st out of real estate teams nationwide, based on transaction volume in 2013, as ranked by REAL Trends Inc.

Kopp, who has...

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 5:32am

Blackburn, Miken Builders earn Regal Awards

Miken Builders has become accustomed to racking up Delaware Homebuilders Regal Awards for excellence in business. However, recently, Martin Blackburn earned his first Superintendent of the Year award to add to the company’s trophy case.

“...

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 2:55pm

Blackburn, Miken Builders earn Regal Awards

Miken Builders has become accustomed to racking up Delaware Homebuilders Regal Awards for excellence in business. However, recently, Martin Blackburn earned his first Superintendent of the Year award to add to the company’s trophy case.

“...

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 2:55pm

ResortQuest Real Estate names April top producers

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the April 2014 top producers in its southeast Sussex County locations. Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office won top honors for both listings and sales for the month. Other award top...

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 8:04am

Fager joins ResortQuest’s West Fenwick office

ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that Raymond Fager has joined the firm’s West Fenwick office on Route 54 in the Fenwick Plaza. Licensed in both Delaware and Maryland since 1973, Fager will be specializing in the listing and sales of...

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 7:37pm

Hughes joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty

The agents, management and staff of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty recently welcomed sales agent Catherine Hughes to its Bethany Beach office. Hughes, who obtained her real estate license in 2011, works in partnership with sales...

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:28am

April named Fair Housing Month in Sussex County

Members of the Sussex County Council joined with representatives from the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) recently to formally observe and acknowledge the anniversary of the 1968 Fair Housing Act.

With April declared “Fair...

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:27am

Gallo Realty welcomes Thompson to Bethany Beach office

The management, agents, and staff of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty are welcoming sales agent Linda Thompson to its Bethany Beach location. Thompson, originally from Delaware County, Pa., moved to Newark when she and her husband...

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:26am

Baker rejoins RQR sales team

ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that Ann K. Baker has returned to the company’s sales team.

“We welcome Ann back to the sales department with open arms,” said Brigit Taylor, current managing broker and broker-of-record of the...

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:35am

ResortQuest Real Estate names top producers for February

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the February 2013 top producers in its southeast Sussex County locations.

Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office was honored for top listings for the month.

The rest of February’...

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 8:27am

ResortQuest names top producers for January

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the January 2014 top producers in its southeast Sussex County locations.

Jane Baxter of the Bethany Beach office won honors for top listings during the month.

The rest of the month’s top...

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 7:03am

Realtors association inducts 2014 leadership team

Members of the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) recently announced their new board of directors for the 2014 calendar year. The incoming directors of the association were named during the organization’s annual banquet on Friday, Dec...

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 6:32am

ResortQuest names top producers for October 2013

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the October 2013 top producers in its southeast Sussex County locations. Dayna Feher of the Bethany Beach office won top honors for listing volume in October.

Other award winners were: Linda...

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 7:32am

Leslie Kopp Group earns national real estate award

Leslie Kopp said the best part of her job is helping people find their dream vacation home. People from all over seek the perfect escape at the Delaware beaches.

“It’s rewarding,” Kopp said. “It’s fun.”

Her real estate team’s...

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 7:34am

Long & Foster’s Bethany office a Toys for Tots collection site

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. recently announced that its Bethany Beach office has launched its annual toy drive to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots campaign. Toys may be dropped off seven days a week, Monday through...

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 5:39am

Sussex Realtors attend national conference in San Francisco

A contingent from the 1,300-member Sussex County Association of Realtors spent several days in the San Francisco area recently, participating in the annual convention of the National Association of Realtors.

SCAOR 2013 President Bob McVey...

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 5:39am

Oursler wins gold in 2013 Stevie Awards for women in business

Marnie Oursler, founder and president of Marnie Homes, has been awarded with a Gold Stevie Award in the Entrepreneur of the Year category in the 10th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

The Stevie Awards are business awards. All...

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 1:56pm

ResortQuest Real Estate names top producers for September

ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the September 2013 top producers in its southeast Sussex County locations.

Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office won top honors for both top listings and sales for the month.

...

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 8:55am

ResortQuest Realtors honored with Five Star awards

ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that six of its agents were recipients of Five Star Professional and Delaware Today’s Five Star awards. The annual Five Star awards go to real estate agents rated highest in overall satisfaction by...

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 8:54am

Local homebuilder named finalist for women in business

Marnie Oursler, founder and president of Marnie Homes, was recently named a finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year category in the 10th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives,...

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 5:48am

Long & Foster’s Kopp Group ranked in top 100 in U.S. real estate

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. announced this week that the Leslie Kopp Group, based in Bethany Beach, ranked 98th out of 250 for real estate teams nationwide, based on transaction volume in 2012, as ranked by the Wall Street Journal and REAL...

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 6:24am

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty welcomes new rental agent

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty (OASIR) this week announced the addition of Gertie Hillman, rental agent, to their team of real estate professionals.

“We are thrilled to have Gertie join our company,” stated Justin Healy,...

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 6:23am

Data shows continuing upward trend in county real estate

Second quarter sales data released by the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) last week shows a continuously strengthening real estate market in Delaware’s southernmost county. The latest in a series of strong reports issued by the...

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 6:28am

Greene named Sussex County Realtor of the Year

The Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) named Sandy Greene, Associate Broker at ResortQuest in Bethany Beach, their Realtor of the Year for 2013 at an event on June 7. Fellow Realtor Bill Lucks of Long and Foster in Rehoboth Beach...

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 4:52am