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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty Central Delaware
It was announce today that electric rates for both Delaware Electric Cooperative and the city of Milford Delaware were reducing there electric rates.  Sometimes there are good things that come out our recession.  When I am able to get the rate reductions I wll pass that on.   Also Freddie Mac rep...
I recently wrote about an open house that was to featured in Rehoboth. As a follow up to that the home was built by Lewes based ECO Construction-Green Luxury that include landscaping, surfaces that prevent runoff, recylcled mareials and soy based insulation.  This is a LEED certified home. At the...
The State of Delaware is being asked to invest $350,000 from a start up company that will have operations in Wilmington.  Delawind is the company and Former LT Governot John Carney is the executive vice President.  The company would build the steel towers for ofshore wind turbines.  They are seek...
According to the commerce department, construction of new homes and apartments fell over 10%. Building permits fell 3%. To me this was a given considering many people realized at that point that it was to late to take advantage of the $8000 tax credit not knowing if it would be extended.  We will...
Here are some pictures that I took from what the storm did at Rehoboth Beach. These were taken on the Northern end of the boardwalk 2 blocks from main street.  The Boardwalk was closed those 2 blocks. The pictures were taken on Sunday of course after the storm.  Hope you enjoy.                  
The storm that we had this past week and weekend was by far pretty bad.  There was much erosion at Rehoboth Beach and damage to the boardwalk.  My perspective is that the dunes that were created for potential storms did their job pretty good.  I must say that I was not a big advocate od the dunes...
Rehoboth Home Awarded Gold Certification for Green Homebuilding   (November 3rd, 2009) Lewes, DE - Today, 11 Southwood Shores in the Glade was awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for achievement in green homebuilding and design. This is the first LEED® home...
The Vietnam Veteran of American Chapter 850 will be sponsoring a dedication cerimony at 2:00 today.  26 kent county men who died or missing in action will be honored.  Location is on South Little Creek Rd, behind Airbase Carpet Mart.
As most of you probably know by now, the first time home buyers tax credt was extended unitl June 1010. On another note of Delaware importance: Today, Bluewater wind was aquired by NRG energy. This acquisition combines Bluewater’s strong projectpipeline of offshore wind parks in the northeast—one...
As most of you are pobably aware, Wahington has extended the first time home buying tax break to April 30, 2010.  This will also include tax credits for home buyers moving up.  The credit for them will be up to $6500. There are some limitations such as it has to be your primary residence and the ...

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