Category: Residential Real Estate

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…

Walkability and connectivity at the center of The Town of Whitehall

By Christi Milligan In an era when suburban sprawl has distanced the American Dream from the town square, a trio of developers is banking on a hunger to return to connected, small-town living. The Town of Whitehall, located on a rural stretch of northeast Middletown, is a mixed-use development that will feature a walkable community…

Consumer attitudes about the housing market showed marked improvement last month, according to results from Fannie Mae’s May 2015 National Housing Survey™. In line with the positive May jobs report showing an acceleration in average hourly earnings, the share of survey respondents reporting a significant increase in their household income climbed 4 percentage points to…

Housing Development Corporation MidAtlantic, developers of The Flats in Wilmington, is opening a new office location in Wilmington. Company President Michael R. Carper said the office at 1201 N. Orange St., Suite 7500, will serve a hub for the Lancaster, Pa. company’s expansion into Delaware. HDC MidAtlanti’s property management portfolio includes developments in Dover, Smyrna…

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. homebuilders ramped up construction in April to the fastest pace in nearly seven-and-a-half years, hinting at newfound momentum for an economy that has struggled in recent months. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that housing starts last month increased 20.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.14 million homes. That…