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Market Conditions in Wilmington : Real Estate Advice

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Michael Kelc…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, DE
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Michael Kelczewski answered:
Peak season, combined with the improvements in the job market have slightly increased over all volume compared to last year according to TREND/MLS statistics.
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Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Research the school(s) on your own; don't simply just entertain what other people think or say, another's opinion may not be anywhere near the best thing for you. Perhaps the links below may be of help...
http://www.greatschools.org
http://www.schooldigger.com
http://www.homefair.com
... more
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Lookznomis, Renter in Newark, DE
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Lookznomis asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental-community/9000031580/Chateau-Orleans-312-Shipley-Rd-Wilmington-DE-19809/
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bpcat8890, Renter in Wilmington, DE
Wed Mar 12, 2014
bpcat8890 answered:
elevators make noise
even if your apartment is away
day and night you hear the elevators as if they were in your room
spend a night in the building before buying
may be that at the top it's better ... more
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bpcat8890, Renter in Wilmington, DE
Wed Mar 12, 2014
bpcat8890 answered:
no crime around but be aware about the noise in the building day and night elevator ( even if you are far away) it is a nightmare
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fm1472, Home Buyer in West Brandywine, PA
Sun Mar 2, 2014
fm1472 asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/property/3146605780-8407-Westview-Rd-Wilmington-DE-19802?ecampaign=con_day_propertycomp_bk&eurl=www.trulia.com%2Fproperty%2F314660…
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Julie Allport, Real Estate Pro in Wilmington, DE
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Julie Allport answered:
The best way to get to know an area is drive around & see if its an area you like. I would also check the local crime rate by clicking on this link & adding the property address you are interested in
http://crimemap.nccde.org/sqlcrime.asp

Berkshire HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors
302 507-7440
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Gale Steele, Renter in Wilmington, DE
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Gale Steele asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental/3134914864-114-E-41st-St-Wilmington-DE-19802
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corrie robin…, Real Estate Pro in Middletown, DE
Tue Jul 2, 2013
corrie robinson answered:
you can go onto ReMax.com and they have some of tht information. The city also keeps records of those transactions.
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Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Tue Jul 2, 2013
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
The best source for this information, in my opinion, is the multiple listing service. Tax authority records, in my area, have the information but it is not easily divided into the categories you specify. I would find a realtor and ask if they could help me. ... more
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Matt Keough, Real Estate Pro in Wilmington, DE
Fri Jun 7, 2013
Matt Keough answered:
No one can ever predict the future with 100% certainty. Looking at the past 12 month, property values have increased, the future looks positive. All in all, Real Estate is a good investment. ... more
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bz052301, Home Buyer in 33870
Wed Oct 3, 2012
bz052301 answered:
You should give them a lower offer. For instance, say the house is 100,000$. Make an offer for 90,000$ in cash and say thats your highest offer. Hope this helps!
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Diane Riffee,  in Wilmington, DE
Mon May 23, 2011
Diane Riffee answered:
Hi, Shirley,

Your price range will be important here as condos along the Brandywine range from $199,000 all the way to $895,000. I can let you know about foreclosed units or those in short sale status. Or you can go to our website and specify those types of properties in your search. If I can be of further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact me directly either by calling my cell phone or email me. All the best! Diane ... more
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H_hunter, Home Buyer in Wilmington, DE
Sat Feb 26, 2011
H_hunter answered:
Obviously, we did not hit rock bottom in 2008 and probably not yet either in 2011. With oil rates currently increasing, consumers will have less money to spend and we should see conservative activity until the oil market stabilizes again. Also, we are coming out of a near recession and conscientious retirement planners see this real estate market as highly inflated as many who purchased between 2004 and 2007 paid RIDICULOUSLY high prices for real estate are now trying to profit or recover from their poor choices in real estate investments at the standard 3%/year on te elevated price they paid in 2005. Also, as people enter or reenter the workforce, salaries are not increasing (due to the near recession) but are equal to that of 8-10 years ago while real estate supposedly has supposedly continued to increase. As consumers we should not make the same mistakes. Know your budget and don't budge. Forget about the market and concern yourself with your realistic budget! It IS a buyers' market...let them know that! ... more
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Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in Melbourne, FL
Fri Feb 11, 2011
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