Category: Residential Real Estate

Before Gov. Jack Markell and city officials cut the ribbon on two new MKT apartment buildings at 608 and 627 Market Street last month, 608 Market Street was already 61 percent occupied and 627 was already 13 percent pre-leased. New residents began moving into MKT 608 in July. Buccini/Pollin Group was awarded $1.1 million in…

WASHINGTON, DC – Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index showed consumer confidence in the home buying and selling market bounced back in September after the recent dip. A strong home-price environment coupled with a slight improvement in consumers’ economic outlet, push up the group’s Good Time to Sell indicator. Additionally, the Good Time to Buy…

Leon N. Weiner & Associates Inc. will build a 245-unit luxury apartment complex on Stanton Road, directly across from Christiana Mall. The first apartments will be available in the spring of 2016. Emblem will feature one-to-three bedroom apartments with luxury amenities such as walk-in closets, nine-foot ceilings, oversized windows, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, in-unit…

Integra Realty Resources, an independent commercial real estate market research, valuation, and consulting firm, recently released its Mid-Year Viewpoint 2015, which focuses on trends in the business. Some top findings from the local market reports for Wilmington: Retail: The retail market continues to show resiliency with stable occupancy across all center types, and gradually increasing…

Hockessin, Del. – Long & Foster Real Estate, the largest family-owned residential real estate company in the United States,  announced the new Ryan Homes community of Parker’s Run. Prices are starting in the $190s. “Parker’s Run is the latest opportunity from Ryan Homes and it represents a tremendous value in today’s market place. With single…

Callegary Farm Property Location: 956 Shorts Landing Road, Smyrna Asking price: $419,000 Size: 51 acres Price per acre: $8,216 Features: A hunting and crop farm with a hunting lodge and a two-story farmhouse that is currently leased. Eleven acres are tillable. Soil types include Pineyneck loam and Carmichael loam. There is a pond at the…

Sale of Old New Castle estate would benefit Sunday Breakfast Mission

By Sam Waltz Proceeds from the hoped-for sale of a $650,000 Old New Castle estate home donated to the Sunday Breakfast Mission this year are targeted to help fund a culinary arts program for those helped by Mission, many of them homeless, some in recovery or re-entry from incarceration. The Rev. Thomas Laymon, president of…

Historic Tavern, Train Station and Residences Location: On the New Castle County side of Rising Sun Lane, near Tower Hill School Asking price: $699,000 Size: Two parcels — 0.24 acres with three buildings and 0.12 acre with one building Setting: Near Tower Hill School. Walking distance to the Brandywine River. Properties once were part of…

Energize Delaware spreads the word about energy efficiency

Tony DePrima may be his own best marketing tool.  After a restart of the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (DESEU) in 2013, the executive director has been making rounds to promote the initiatives under its Energize Delaware banner. “I’ve done everything from church basement meetings to local government and rotary talks,” said DePrima. And he has…