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Found 20 entries for June, 2017.

The Oldfather Group of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce another coastal open house event this weekend, this time in the picturesque bayside community of Broadkill Beach.

If you're in the area this July 4th holiday weekend, consider stopping by and taking a look at this showcase home located in one of coastal Delaware's quietest beach communities.

Hosted by the Oldfather Group’s Dominick Scott, this three bedroom, two bathroom home fronts Bay Shore Drive near the adjoining wetlands, but features very little traffic and lots of peace and quiet, even during the busy summer months.

Located at 401 South Bay Shore Drive, the inside of the home features panoramic views of the nearby pond and stream, a vaulted

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If you enjoy outdoor entertaining and crave a large amount of land near the beach, then this week's featured home in Lewes is one you're definitely going to want to check out.

It's located in one of the area's finest residential communities and is just minutes from all of the fun and excitement of the Delaware beaches. We're going to tell you all about this coastal property in just a moment, so don't go anywhere.

But first, now that we're well into the summer season, we want to remind you once again about all of the fun and exciting things going on here at the Delaware beaches.

If you missed our "New for 2017" blog entry from a few weeks ago, we want to give you another chance to check out all of the new and exciting things that have debuted here

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Good day everyone and welcome to this special July 4th holiday edition of the "Weekender Blog," as always brought to you by the real estate professionals at the Oldfather Group of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty.

It's time for that most American of all holidays, a time to sport the red, white and blue, work those barbecue grills and settle in with the family for some of the area's best patriotic celebrations and fireworks extravaganzas.

We have a cornucopia of great events to preview for you this week, all designed to get the most out of the July 4th holiday weekend in southern Delaware.

Here's our Chief Buyer Consultant Adam Linder with a preview.

Nearly all of our coastal towns have special holiday celebrations planned,

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Knowing the average inaccuracy of the Zestimates in your area can greatly impact your decision on whether or not to trust that number. People have become so accustomed to trusting online home valuations because they don't know where else to go. 

According to a recent case, the company’s controversial “Zestimate” tool repeatedly undervalued a woman's home, making her home sell slower than she would like.  This is not the only case of this type of inaccuracy happening. Read more about what this woman had to say about "Zestimates" here: 

Zillow faces lawsuit over ‘Zestimate’ tool that calculates a house’s worth

Should obtain “the consent of the homeowner” before posting them online for everyone to see...


So why is

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It's hard to believe that June is already rushing toward it's conclusion, but here we are looking forward to events happening during the final full weekend of the month.

And we've got some great things on tap for the next few days here in the coastal region, including two of the most popular, and fun, events of the summer.

It's also a good time to highlight some of the outdoor events and concerts happening at the fabulous Freeman Stage at Bayside, near Fenwick Island. These fun evenings under the stars happen all season long, so be sure to check out the lineup on their website regularly.

But we're going to tell you all about what's going on this weekend, including at the Freeman Stage, in just a moment.

First, a video preview of this weekend's

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For this week's featured home, we venture across the state line and introduce you to a one-of-a-kind property in Maryland's favorite summertime resort of Ocean City.

The backyard focal point of this coastal home is one you don't see everyday in the mid-Atlantic region, though it may seem familiar if you've done much traveling in the southern portions of the country.

But we'll get to that in a minute. But first, a quick reminder that you can search for and view any of the thousands of homes currently for sale in the local market by utilizing our online Search Feature.

Simply input the criteria you're searching for, like town name, price range, school district and more, and then sit back and review the listings at your own time and pace.

Give us

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There's nothing we love more here on our blog page than bringing you interesting stories about the local area, including upcoming events, local history and stories of interest about the people and places that make up the Delaware beaches.

But every now and then, something happens where we just need to "toot our own horn" a bit - and we hope you'll oblige us for a moment as we do just that.

We were recently thrilled to learn that, for the second consecutive year, the Oldfather Group of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty has been named to the annual “Top 1,000 Real Estate Professionals List,” as named by REAL Trends and the Wall Street Journal.

This prestigious listing of America’s top real estate agents and offices will be published

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For generations, living in the United States has largely been defined by the "American Dream" of buying your own home. It's one of the biggest decisions and purchases of your life and, in many cases, quite literally a dream come true.

But today, we're going to look at what happens when you decide to sell that home for whatever reason. You could be moving out of the area, upgrading to a larger home or even downsizing to a smaller one.

Regardless, there are several things to consider when making the decision to sell your family home. And we're here to help!

On Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's offices on Rehoboth Avenue, the Oldfather Group will be hosting a special "staging and right sizing" event.


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For today's "Home of the Week" here on theoldfathergroup.com, we bring you a large home nestled on more than an acre of land, all within just a short drive of Delaware's popular beach resorts.

Located near Harbeson, in the small yet desirable Pinewater Woods community, this home has some great features that you're definitely going to want to hear about.

And we're not only going to tell you all about this fantastic coastal property, but we're also going to feature some of our expert photography, give you a heads up via a short video and even take you on one of our special virtual reality tours of the home and property.

As always, you can check out more about this week's featured home, or any of the other properties currently for sale in southern

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The Oldfather Group of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty is pleased to announce a special open house event this Sunday, June 25, in Millsboro's Bay Shores community.

Oldfather Group Agent Bob Burton will host this late June event, located just a short car ride from the Delaware beaches.

[MLS: 718470]

This three bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom townhome in Millsboro rests in one of the area's most desirable communities and is perfect as either a primary residence or a second home at the beach.

Some features of the home include a great room with floor-to-ceiling windows, an expansive patio, a first floor owner's suite with luxury bathroom and a spacious eat-in kitchen.

There's also a loft living area, a brand new heat pump

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