Real Estate

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 Biden announced this week.

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.

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 programs to its future residents, representatives said.

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).

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 favorite businesses and services in the Best Of competition, and the first time that Long & Foster has received the real estate award.

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.

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-style homes from builders Miller & Smith and the Christopher Companies.

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.

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.

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 resort homes, investment properties and commercial projects in Sussex County and Worchester County, Md.

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 agent Beth Evans.

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.

Baker rejoins RQR sales team

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