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August 2016

Found 4 blog entries for August 2016.

Market research has proven time and time again that the overwhelming majority of new homebuyers in the 21st century begin their property searches online.

With a larger number of millennials now entering the marketplace, this figure is as high as 87 percent in data reported by some organizations. We’re sure, however, that this comes as a surprise to absolutely no one in the “information age,” when pretty much anything you want or need can be found online with a simple Internet search.

We obviously have our own search pages on our own websites. Click the screen grab below to search homes that are currently on the market in southern Delaware.

But did you know that the Seattle, Washington, based Zillow Corp., has emerged as the top player in this

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There’s no better place to be in the warm summer months than right here in coastal Delaware, enjoying the bright sunshine, the great restaurants, all of the fun and excitement on the Rehoboth and Bethany Beach boardwalks and just generally relaxing at the beach.

But we also understand that the warm sun, the humid air and the salt water (if you choose to take a dip) can do a number on your body, be it something major like sunburn or something more minor, but still aggravating, like damaging your hair.

Well, for this week’s blog entry on luxuryhomesdelaware.com, we thought we would tackle that issue, but do it in a different kind of way. So we polled our agents and staff here at the Oldfather Group and let them choose the best salons, spas and

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A few years ago, the Milton Historical Society made a not so subtle change to the way it promoted the town located at the headwaters of the Broadkill River. Since it’s first days, the organization had promoted the town’s history as being all about the “Three Bs.”

Well, that soon became FOUR Bs.

With the popularity of the Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in town, historical organizers felt their traditional “three bs” of Boats (shipbuilding), Buttons (button factories) and Beans (Draper King Cole Plant) needed a fourth “b” – BEER!

And with good reason. The explosion in popularity of Dogfish Head has led to a bit of a beer revolution in coastal Delaware, with local craft breweries and brewpubs popping up all throughout the county, from Delmar to

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In past blog posts, both here on luxuryhomesdelaware.com, as well as on theoldfathergroup.com, we’ve talked many times about our fabulous local restaurants in coastal Delaware. And there are many, to be sure.

If you missed them, please go back and give them a read, especially the one last week on new eateries in coastal Delaware for late 2015 and the first half of 2016. The Delaware coastal region has certainly become quite well known in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States in recent years for it’s eclectic restaurant scene, of that there is no doubt.

But that’s our fabulous local restaurants, in many cases run by chefs who also own the joints. But what about the food?

Yes, let’s talk about the food. Delaware is known for many things in

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