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Weekend Happenings in Coastal Delaware

by Dustin Oldfather & Mariya Oldfather

This weekend in southern Delaware, it's all about the red, the white and the blue as the area's beach towns celebrate the founding of our nation in grand style. So whether you're sitting on the beach, or on a boat in the ocean, or even taking in an Independence Day festival that's a short distance from the coast, there's something for you and your family to enjoy this Fourth of July weekend.

Read this week's “Weekender Blog” below to see where and when to partake in the festivities planned for this holiday weekend. And be sure to check back again next week as we continue to keep you informed on the summertime goings on in and around the Delaware beaches.

Now here are a few of our favorite events planned for this weekend:

  • Independence Day in Bethany Beach (July 4). Beginning at noon with a “Let Freedom Ring” themed parade through the resort town that will feature marching bands and plenty of local entertainment, the Independence Day celebration in Bethany is one you don't want to miss. There will also be family-friendly events throughout the day and a fireworks display at dusk, followed by music from the Vigilantes.

  • Fourth of July Festival in Laurel (July 4). Enjoy small town charm in Laurel on Saturday, July 4, at one of the area's largest Independence Day celebrations. Start the day off with a carnival at 10:30 a.m., followed by a cornhole tournament, pie-eating contest, vendors and a spectacular fireworks display in the evening. For more information, visit www.townoflaurel.net.


  • Fireworks in Dewey Beach (July 4). Enjoy a professional fireworks display over the Rehoboth Bay starting at approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday July 4. The fireworks will be set off from a barge in the middle of the bay and will be visible from any bar or restaurant along the bayside in Dewey.

  • Lewes' Old Fashioned 4th of July (July 4)Continuing a long tradition, the City of Lewes will be holding it's old fashioned July 4 festivities again this year. Including children's games on historic Second Street, the fabulous and always memorable boat parade on the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal and the popular and definitely different Doo-Dah Parade, this is an event you don't want to miss. Visit the Lewes Chamber of Commerce for more information.


  • Fireworks in Rehoboth (July 5). On Sunday, July 5, an always spectacular fireworks display will be launched from the beach and visible up and down the boardwalk and shoreline. Fireworks time is approximately 9:15 p.m.


These are just a few of this weekend’s fun-filled events here in coastal Delaware. For more ideas on what you can do with your friends and/or family, contact your local chamber of commerce or town hall.

And be on the lookout again next week for more great ideas from the Oldfather Group. Now get out there and enjoy all the things that make living at the Delaware beaches such a wonderful experience!

Weekend Happenings in Coastal Delaware

by Dustin Oldfather & Mariya Oldfather

This weekend, the 2015 festival season really kicks into high gear as the first major event of the summer takes place in Lewes – the annual Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival. This is definitely the highlight for the final weekend of June, but it's certainly not the only fun and exciting thing to do here at the Delaware beaches.

And we've definitely got you covered here in our weekly "Weekender Blog," brought to you by the Oldfather Group of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty.

So take a few minutes and read about some of the happenings scheduled for this weekend at and near the Delaware beaches. And then get out there and have some fun!

Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival (June 27-28). The 2015 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28, at the Lewes Historic Complex on Shipcarpenter Street. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Admission to the festival is $5 per person, per day for adults, and children under 12 are free. Last year, the festival attracted more than 5,500 visitors and the 2015 festival will feature more than 70 sea glass artists, decoy carvers, waterfowl artists and much more. For more information, visit www.historiclewes.org.

Breeches Buoy Rescue Drill (June 27). Come experience the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum’s premier program. Watch park staff and active duty Coast Guardsmen reenact the breeches buoy, a system that allowed surfmen to rescue shipwreck victims from shore. Demonstration includes firing the Lyle gun, a small cannon and a rescue from the “wreck pole." Cost is $6.50 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and $4 for children ages 6-12. Children age five and under are free. For more information, visit HERE.

 

Kids’ Catch-All Fishing Tournament (June 26-28). The Second Annual “Kids Catch-All Tournament” will be held June 26-28 at the Indian River Marina. This year will feature two days of fishing for children ages 3 to 18. Games, fun and dinner is scheduled to end the first day of fishing and a cookout and awards ceremony concludes the final day of fishing. For additional information or questions, call 302-227-3071.

Paddle Second Chance (June 27-28). Paddle Second Chance will again raise funds for Operation Second Chances this weekend, with the race/festival scheduled for Saturday June 28, and the main race day slated for Sunday June 29, at Holts Landing State Park in Millville. The main event will be a five mile course for experienced paddlers, as well as a two-and-a-half mile run for beginners. Sunday will wrap up with an awards ceremony and community picnic for everyone in attendance. For more information, visit www.delmarvaboardsportadventures.com.

 

Movie Night on the Beach (June 29). Held every Monday night during the season, these family-friendly movies are fun for everyone. Bring your family, a blanket, and some popcorn to the beach for family movie night! Movies will start at approximately 8:30 p.m. on the beach at Dagsworthy Street in Dewey Beach and Garfield Parkway in Bethany Beach. This week's selections are "The Box Trolls" (Dewey Beach) and "Paddington" (Bethany Beach).

 

These are just a few of this weekend’s fun-filled events here in coastal Delaware. For more ideas on what you can do with your friends and/or family, contact your local chamber of commerce or town hall.

And be on the lookout again next week for more great ideas from the Oldfather Group. Now get out there and enjoy all the things that make living at the Delaware beaches such a wonderful experience!

Weekend Happenings in Coastal Delaware

by Dustin Oldfather & Mariya Oldfather

Believe it or not, June is already more than halfway over and the traditional summer season is in full swing, as I'm sure you've all noticed by the skyrocketing thermometer readings in the last few days.

But don't let the warm weather stop you! Get out there this weekend and enjoy all that coastal Delaware has to offer! There's plenty of fun things going on, including a few of our favorites that we've listed below.

Pick a couple and check them out, and don't forget to watch every week for our Weekender Blog” to keep up to date on all the fun and exciting events going on at or near the Delaware beaches.

  • Selbyville Old Timer's Day (June 20). After a year's hiatus, this popular classic car, truck, tractor, military and emergency vehicle show returns to Selbyville, where the event has been a tradition for nearly six decades.The occasion also features door prizes, food, vendors, live classic country and rock entertainment from the Bo Dickerson Band and children’s activities, including crafts, pony rides, a moon bounce and an obstacle course. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, click HERE.​

  • Chautauqua Festival in Lewes (June 21-25). A unique mixture of education and entertainment, the main event of Lewes’ Chautauqua Festival will be held under a large tent and will feature re-enactors who take on the personas of celebrated historical figures, educating and entertaining audiences as they bring the past to life. The 17th annual event, this year entitled “Discovering Delaware’s Maritime Past,” will also take place at a variety of downtown Lewes locations from June 21 to 25. Admission is free and open to the public. For additional information, call 302-645-1148 or visit the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs Website


  • 25th Annual Lewes Garden Tour (June 20). Self-guided tour of private gardens in the historic town of Lewes. Complementary activities include a market with vendors specializing in garden related retail items, a free lecture on a gardening related topic and working artists in the gardens.There will also be a food tent in the park. For more information, visit www.leweschamber.com.

  • DeBraak Shipwreck Tour/Lecture (June 22). For the history lovers among us, there are still a limited number of reservations available for the lecture and tour of the hull of His Majesty’s Sloop DeBraak, a British warship that capsized and was lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798. All programs begin at the Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes, where a lecture on the ship will be presented in conjunction with the exhibit “A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World.” Attendees will then be transported, via van, to the DeBraak hull facility in nearby Cape Henlopen State Park for a tour of the surviving section of the ship’s hull. Tours are limited to 12 visitors per program and will take place at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Monday, June 22.

  • Movie Night on the Beach (June 22). Held every Monday night during the season, these family-friendly movies are fun for everyone. Bring your family, a blanket, and some popcorn to the beach for family movie night! Movies will start at approximately 8:30 p.m. on the beach at Dagsworthy Street in Dewey Beach and Garfield Parkway in Bethany Beach. This week's selections are "The Lego Movie" (Dewey Beach) and "Curious George" (Bethany Beach).

These are just a few of this weekend’s fun-filled events here in coastal Delaware. For more ideas on what you can do with your friends and/or family, contact your local chamber of commerce or town hall.

And be on the lookout again next week for more great ideas from the Oldfather Group. Now get out there and enjoy all the things that make living at the Delaware beaches such a wonderful experience!

Weekend Happenings in Coastal Delaware

by Dustin Oldfather & Mariya Oldfather

The biggest events of the summer are drawing closer, including next weekend’s Selbyville Old Timer's Day festival and plenty of big name acts coming to the Freeman Stage.

But there are also some fun events scheduled for this weekend around southern Delaware, including a chance to spend some time with your canine companion in Milton, or enjoy healthy food options in Rehoboth Beach. There is even a Brewgrass festival in Milford and an annual bike event across the county in Laurel.

Check below for some of our favorite happenings planned for this weekend. And don't forget to check back here every Thursday/Friday in our “Weekender Blog” for more family-friendly event options throughout southern Delaware.

  • Milford Brewgrass Festival (June 14). This inaugural event will offer live bluegrass music, local food and beer tastings from Delaware and Maryland Eastern Shore breweries. The event will be held in Milford’s Bicentennial and Memorial Parks on Sunday, June 14, from 12-6 p.m. All attendees must be at least 21 years of age. More information at www.downtownmilford.org.

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  • SUPs for Pups (June 14)Delmarva Board Sport Adventures (DBSA), the area’s original and leading paddle board adventure company, will host its first SUP for Pups Festival this weekend, with sponsor proceeds and donations benefiting the Delaware SPCA. This event, to be held at Milton Memorial Park in Milton, is free to the public. Paddleboards, gear and coaches will be there to help you SUP with or without your pup. The SPCA will bring their adoptable pups. More information available HERE.

  • Rehoboth Beach VegFest (June 12-14). Rehoboth VegFest is a free festival celebrating healthy, sustainable and compassionate living. Dozens of local exhibitors, veg food, cooking demos, dynamic speakers, kid's activities, music and more are planned. More information at www.RehobothVegfest.org.

  • Broad Creek Byway Bike and Brew Tour (June 13). Bike and Brew has 16, 25 and 50 mile routes, and even a Metric Century route for more advanced cyclists. Included in the registration fee is a 16 Mile Beer and Chicken BBQ lunch, that will be provided by Abbott’s Grill at the finish party. Cyclists will also receive a t-shirt and beer mug. All routes will end at Janosik Park on Broad Creek. For more information or to register, click HERE

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  • Taste of Bayside (June 13). Bayside Marketplace in Selbyville is hosting a "Taste of Bayside" on Saturday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Harry the Dragon from Harris Teeter will be on hand, along with a balloon sculptor, a putting green challenge and kid’s crafts hosted by Troon Golf. PNC Bank will also feature it's "Wheel of Fun" with special prizes for anyone who stops by. More information HERE.

These are just a few of this weekend’s fun-filled events here in coastal Delaware. For more ideas on what you can do with your friends and/or family, contact your local chamber of commerce or town hall.

And be on the lookout again next week for more great ideas from the Oldfather Group. Now get out there and enjoy all the things that make living at the Delaware beaches such a wonderful experience!

Weekend Happenings in Coastal Delaware

by Dustin Oldfather & Mariya Oldfather

The calendar has flipped to June, the kids are almost out of school and the Delaware beaches have come alive over the last few weeks. The recent warm summer-like temperatures are certainly ideal for sitting on the beach and listening to the waves crash onto the shore, but there are also plenty of other things to do in coastal Delaware this weekend, should you feel like venturing about.

While the season’s biggest festivals and events are still a few weeks away, there are definitely some fun-filled things to do this weekend at and around the Delaware beaches.

Check out some of our favorites below:

  • Boats, Buttons, Beans & Beer Walking Tour (June 6). The town named for poet John Milton certainly has a rich history, and this walking tour (which begins at the Dogfish Head Brewery Steampunk Treehouse at 9:30) will highlight some of what has made Milton what it is today. The four B’s (boats, buttons, beans and later beer) have all played vital roles in this history. Explore button sheds, barns and outbuildings, before concluding your day with a tour and tasting at Dogfish Head Brewery. See the historic Delaware State Archives photo below of one of Milton’s former button factories, from James Diehl’s book “Remembering Sussex County; from Zwaanendael to King Chicken.​"

  • Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show (June 6). This 11th annual event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the boardwalk in Bethany Beach. Dozens of vendors are expected to participate, selling wares including jewelry, leather, paintings, glass, photography and wood. Click HERE for more information.


  • Bridgeville Beer and Barrel Festival (June 6). It's a short drive from the beaches, but the Heritage Shores community in Bridgeville will be hosting this fun-filled event that includes local beer and wines, good food, craft vendors, live entertainment and much more. Click HERE for more information or to purchase tickets. 

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  • Rehoboth Restaurant Week (June 7-12). For six days, beginning on Sunday, June 7, enjoy delicious three-course meals at participating restaurants in downtown Rehoboth Beach. Whether you come for a day or stay for a week, you won't want to miss this dining opportunity as Rehoboth Beach continues to gain regional and national notoriety for its inventive chefs and menus. Visit www.downtownrb.com for more information.

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  • Beebe Beach Bash (June 6). A joint effort between the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, the 50’s inspired Beebe Beach Bash will be headlined by the Fabulous Greaseband and hosted by Dame Edna’s Honorary Understudy, Scott Mason. Taking over the entire ferry grounds, including the docked Delaware Ferry, the event will feature gourmet dining, dancing, open bar, casino games, vintage cars, silent auctions, live auctions and more. Click HERE for more information. 

These are just a few of this weekend’s fun-filled events here in coastal Delaware. For more ideas on what you can do with your friends and/or family, contact your local chamber of commerce or town hall.

And be on the lookout again next week for more great ideas from the Oldfather Group. Now get out there and enjoy all the things that make living at the Delaware beaches such a wonderful experience!

Weekend Happenings in Coastal Delaware

by Dustin Oldfather & Mariya Oldfather

With the Memorial Day holiday now officially behind us, the summer of 2015 can begin in earnest. Traditionally, the couple of weeks between Memorial Day and the end of the school year are not exceptionally busy in terms of local gatherings and events.

We do, however, have a few things you can do this weekend with your friends and/or family, highlighted by an exciting skimboarding championship at Delaware Seashore State Park.

Check below for some of the happenings during the last weekend of May, courtesy of your weekly Oldfather Group “Weekender Blog.”

  • South Side Shoot Out Skimboarding Contest (May 30-31). The South Side Shoot Out is a pro/am skimboarding competition presented by Alley-Oop and Skim USA. Watch the top amateur and professional riders from around the world compete in Delaware's famous shore break.​ Photo from skimusa.org.
 
  • Exploring Flora & Fauna at Prime Hook (May 30). Join a nature hike along some of the trails through the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. Led by an experienced naturalist, the group will not only examine the vegetation along the trail, but also check natural signs left by plants and animals that suggest a high diversity of the environment. More information HERE
  • Eating Rehoboth Walking Food Tour (May 29-31). Embark on a three-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at five of the resort's best eateries. The tours run from Friday to Sunday and feature a different set of restaurants and shops each day. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.eatingrehoboth.com.
  • Sail Aboard Delaware’s Tall Ship (May 29-30). The Kalmar Nyckel offers a wide array of sailing opportunities from April through October. Guests are invited to haul lines, set sails and enjoy tales of the original Kalmar Nyckel  — or become a "pirate" with the crew on special pirate sails. Delaware’s tall ship is docked at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal this weekend.
 
  • RBFS Presents Festival Film Reviews (June 1-6).  Beginning on Monday, film enthusiasts can enjoy a unique opportunity to screen film submissions for the 18th anniversary of the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival. Each session will include the screening of a documentary or a feature and a short, time permitting. Reviewers are asked to complete a rating form and to join a post-film discussion.

These are just a few of this weekend’s fun-filled events here in coastal Delaware. For more ideas on what you can do with your friends and/or family, contact your local chamber of commerce or town hall.

And be on the lookout again next week for more great ideas from the Oldfather Group. Now get out there and enjoy all the things that make living at the Delaware beaches such a wonderful experience!

Weekend Happenings in Coastal Delaware

by Dustin Oldfather & Mariya Oldfather

While summer doesn't officially begin until June 21 on the calendar, everyone familiar with coastal Delaware knows that the real start to the summer season is Memorial Day weekend. Here at the Oldfather Group, we want all of our friends and clients to be aware of what's going on here at the Delaware beaches, so we're beginning this weekly blog to help you in planning your weekend activities.

There is certainly no shortage of family-friendly things to do at the beach, as well as in the greater Southern Delaware area. So keep an eye out for this weekly informational blog entry, which we will distribute via our Website, our Facebook page and/or in your inbox via your Oldfather Group representative.

This weekend will certainly be busy here at the Delaware beaches, when the summer tourist season officially kicks off for 2015. But if you want to leave the sand and surf for a little while, here are a few events to consider.

  • Just Flip ‘Em Walk at Slaughter Beach (May 22) - Kick off Milton's Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival with a beach walk to help flip stranded horseshoe crabs, while learning more about these unique creatures. Light refreshments will be served at the Slaughter Beach Pavilion after the walk, which begins at 5 p.m. Call the Milton Chamber of Commerce at 302-684-1101 for more information.

  • The Third Annual Maritime Festival in Lewes (May 23). This free annual event will be held at the historic Zwaanendael Museum on Kings Highway and includes local organizations, games, activities and more. For more information, call 302-645-1148 or visit www.leweschamber.com.

  • The Annual Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival in Milton (May 23). In partnership with the Milton Chamber of Commerce for 12 years, this festival celebrates horseshoe crabs, shorebirds and other natural resources while encouraging citizen awareness and participation in wildlife-dependent recreation. Activities occur at the Milton Municipal Park and Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. More information HERE.  See Cape Gazette photo below.

Cape Gazette Photo

  • Eating Rehoboth Walking Food Tour (May 22-24). Embark on a three-hour culinary adventure through historic downtown Rehoboth Beach, where you will enjoy exclusive food and beverage tastings at five of the resort's best eateries. The tours run from Friday to Sunday and feature a different set of restaurants and shops each day. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.eatingrehoboth.com.

  • Events at Historic Fort Miles (May 22-23). Events at the historic fort this weekend include free artillery demonstrations, a “history hike,” a guided tour of Battery 519 and a lantern tour of the bunker, where visitors have the rare opportunity of viewing the steel fortress at night. Call 302-645-6852 to register for programs or for more information.

  • The Annual Towne and Country Fair in Seaford (May 22-24). Held at the historic Governor Ross Plantation and co-sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society and the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce, this annual event features the Historical Vintage Car Club of Delaware's "32nd Annual First State Meet,” crafters, exhibitors, food vendors, demonstrators and music. The Governor Ross Mansion will also be open for tours. Visit www.seafordhistoricalsociety.com for more information.

These are just a few of this weekend’s fun-filled events here in coastal Delaware. For more ideas on what you can do with your friends and/or family, contact your local chamber of commerce or town hall.

And be on the lookout again next week for more great ideas from the Oldfather Group. Now get out there and enjoy all the things that make living at the Delaware beaches such a wonderful experience!

Home Sales Surging Nationwide

by Dustin Oldfather & Mariya Oldfather

There's been more good news recently from national leadership regarding the current and future state of American real estate, though there are also words of caution moving forward and changes that need to be made.

First the good news! The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported recently that existing home sales for the month of March rose more than 6 percent, the sixth consecutive month that year over year home sales have risen from 2014.

NAR leadership asserts that the main reasons for this are the core fundamentals of an improving economy, including job creation and “amazingly low" mortgage rates, as well as a delayed reaction from the bitterly cold winter months.

Adding to the good news, the national Association reports that more than 1 million people who lost their properties during the recession have now become homeowners again, while 1.5 million more are expected to do so within the next five years.

While this is all good news, there is still work to be done nationally, and we're keeping a close eye on these developments here in coastal Delaware. One issue at the forefront is lending requirements that still keep homeownership out of reach for many credit worthy applicants.

NAR leadership believes, and we concur, that the right balance needs to be struck between regulation and opportunity so that these households can also realize the American dream of homeownership.

One idea floated about by NAR includes adding utility and rent payments to credit scoring criteria so that young and minority households can more easily establish a solid track record of long-time payments, with the ultimate goal of qualifying for a mortgage loan.

With the warm weather season now upon us, more people are going to be looking for new homes. In our opinion, this is a perfect time to make some of these important changes.

Follow us here at the Oldfather Group, either via newsletter, blog or social media, or even give us a call at our Rehoboth Beach office, to stay up-to-date on all local, regional and national issues involving the world of real estate. We stay informed so that you can stay informed.

 

Land Lease Communities Offer Many Benefits

by Dustin Oldfather & Mariya Oldfather

Land lease communities haven't exactly received an abundance of good press in recent years and, truth be told, there are more than a few challenges and considerations when it comes to building your home on someone else's land.

But there are a number of benefits as well to those who choose to pursue buying or building a home within the confines of a land lease community. Let's examine a few of them, then you can determine for yourself whether or not this type of residential experience is right for you:

  • Less Taxes. While it's true that coastal Delaware already boasts some of the lowest property taxes anywhere in the United States, owning a home in a land lease community will save you even more when it comes time to pay the piper. That's because if you own a home in one of these exclusive communities, you pay taxes only on the home, not on the actual home site. And because most of these properties are in communities near the beach, where the price of land has skyrocketed in the last decade plus, this can save you a good deal of money in the long run.

  • Less Cash at Closing. With the high cost of home sites, owning in a land lease community requires significantly less cash when you sit down at the closing table to sign on the dotted line. This allows you more cash on hand to furnish your new home, buy appliances and even take the family out to dinner to celebrate your new purchase.

  • Amenities. In many of coastal Delaware's land lease communities, the amenities are second to none. And the use of these amenities is nearly always included in your monthly fees, so get out there and enjoy! Amenities in our area include beautiful golf courses, walking and bike paths, tennis courts, swimming pools, playgrounds, even private beaches and/or private marinas in some communities.

  • Value. When you consider the initial investment and weigh that against the amenities and the spectacular location of many of these land lease communities, it can equal an incredible value compared to other options. You are, after all, paying for the lifestyle these types of communities can offer you. So take a look and see – it may just be the right fit for you.

Every home buying experience is unique and we at the Oldfather Group encourage you to sit down with your Realtor and discuss all options available to you and your family. What's right for you will not be right for someone else, so take a few minutes to weigh all your options and decide on the best course of action.

If we can help, give us a call at 302-227-6767 or visit us online at www.extraordinarydelawarerealestate.com. We'd love to accompany you on your journey to home ownership here at the Delaware beaches!

2015 on track for record year!

by Dustin Oldfather & Mariya Oldfather

Spring has arrived, which means the warm weather (i.e., tourist) season is kicking in and things are about to get real busy here at the Delaware beaches! We've definitely experienced a rough patch of winter weather at the coast, but the good news is that the Oldfather Group is on pace for a record number of transactions this year in Sussex County.

As of April 15, the real estate professionals at the Oldfather Group have further solidified the company's standing as one of the top three firms in southern Delaware, having already sold 45 homes in 2015. There are also 45 additional transactions in process and the firm now boasts an impressive 76 home listings on the books.

All of this means there's a new goal for the year – instead of the former goal of 250 transactions, the company's new goal is to help 300 families either buy or sell a home before the end of 2015.

In the last calendar year, the Oldfather Group increased it's standing as one of the top firms in the county by closing 150 transactions valued at more than $40 million. This nearly doubled the team's output from 2013 and gave notice to the rest of Sussex County that the firm is taking aim at coastal Delaware's top producers.

While many members of the team remain from 2014 – professionals like Adam Linder, Teresa “T.C.” Cason, Nancy Capps, Celia Benjamin, Donna Atsidis, Amy Pietlock, Cheryl Vogl, Jamie Haldas, Grace Nelson, Diana Harbert and Atilla Nyerges – there are also some new faces for 2015. These include agents Marian Campo, Bob Burton, Lisanne Kane and Kristen Brough, and transaction assistant Stephanie Moyer, as well as a new staff of virtual assistants and other industry professionals to help the team achieve it's lofty annual goals.

We are very excited about the team we've put together here at the Oldfather Group. We feel this group of professional men and women will help us become an even stronger force here in coastal Delaware real estate circles,” says Dustin Oldfather, the team's chief executive. “When all is said and done, I have no doubt that 2015 will be the banner year we all expect it to be.”

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330 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach DE 19971
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