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What is the true benefit of having your home listed with professional-quality photo … Is it truly worth the money invested in paying for a professional photographer?


As the graphic above shows, there can be a significant return on your investment in using DSLR photography. However, as most DSLR cameras are generally out of the price range of the average leisure photography (ranging from $500 to over $1,000), it makes sense to assume that most DSLR photography for home listings will be done by professionals. A professional photographer will usually cost $100 -- $500, so it stands to reason that because using professional photography could net you thousands of dollars more on your home sale, it is a worthwhile investment to use your marketing

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Is now the best time in modern history to buy a home?

Mortgage rates stayed near all-time lows this week, as the housing market showed signs of life and sent potential home buyers a message: If you want to buy low, it doesn't get any better than this.

The benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 3.97 percent, unchanged from last week, according to the national survey of large lenders. The benchmark 15-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.19 percent from the previous week, and the benchmark 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage rose to 3.02 percent from 3 percent.

NAR's composite quarterly Housing Affordability Index* rose to a record high of 205.9 in first quarter. The higher the index, the greater the household purchasing power. This is the

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Why choose to live in Delaware, you might ask yourself. For many great reasons! Here are just a few of our favorites:

There are significant tax advantages! Beyond the fact that there is NO state sales tax, NO state tax on Social Security income, and NO personal property taxes, there are a wealth of tax credits and exclusions to be found here in Delaware. These include:

  • PENSION EXLUSIONS. For each person 60 and over, up to $12,500 of pension and eligible retirement income are exempt from Delaware income taxes.
  • SCHOOL TAX CREDIT. Each qualified homeowner 65 and older receives a Senior Citizen Property School Tax Credit of up to $500.

Delaware also boasts one of the lowest property tax burdens in the entire nation - the average Sussex

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Click Here For House Values and a current Real Estate Market Snapshot of RBYCC!

If you are looking for a country club community in Delaware,Rehoboth Beach Yacht and Country Club is a picturesque wooded waterfront community along Rehoboth Bay. Year after year, buyers looking for golf communites in Delaware find what they are looking for in the award winning Delaware Golf Course Community. A community established in 80's, Rehoboth Beach Yacht and Country Club is convenient to downtown Rehoboth Beach. The Golf club of Rehoboth Beach Yacht and Country Club is without a doubt one of the area's finest.

This neighborhood features some of the most prestigious homes in DE and is one of the premier golf communities in Delaware. This neighborhood offers a

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Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty

330 Rehoboth Avenue

Rehoboth Beach DE 19971 302.227.6767

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty; Delaware REALTOR ®, Dustin and Mariya Oldfather, Hit Best-Seller List with New Book

"Counter-Attack: Business Strategies for Explosive Growth in the New Economy"

 Debuts at #2 in the site's Direct Marketing Category Rehoboth Beach, DE. Dustin and Mariya Oldfather, one of the top sales teams at Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty, recently joined a select group of America's leading entrepreneurs and businesspeople to collaborate and co-write the business and marketing book titled, "Counter-Attack: Business Strategies for Explosive Growth in the New Economy." Celebrity

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The Top Producing Team for Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty in 2011 is The Oldfather Group, run by husband and wife duo Dustin and Mariya Oldfather. Mariya was also named a Five Star Realtor for 2011. In business for six years and with over $50M in real estate sales, the Oldfathers are relocation specialists with an emphasis on luxury properties. In fact, the team recently sold Sanctuary Farm, which was the highest dollar residential re-sale in the history of Broadkill Beach, DE.

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Tax Advantages of Buying Retirement Real Estate in DE (Delaware)

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Buying Delaware Retirement Real Estate Offers Tax Advantages &

Income Tax in De(Delaware) (Delaware) DE State Tax

The Delaware Beach Real Estate market provides an excellent opportunity for those looking for a Delaware retirement to take advantage of the DE's low property taxes. If you plan to move to another state when you retire, it only makes sense to examine the tax burden you'll face when you arrive. State taxes are increasingly important to everyone, but retirees have extra cause for concern since their income may be fixed.

We will explore information on Income Tax in De(Delaware) & (Delaware) DE State Tax

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presents the

Milton Garden Tour 2011



9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Rain or Shine!

Tickets: $12 in advance at: Antiques in Milton, 109 Union Street, Milton, DE Hillside Flowers, 105 Lavinia Street, Milton, DE Lewes Printing, 33506 Crossing Ave., Lewes, DE $15 day of tour at: Milton Garden Club Tent, Lydia B. Cannon Museum, 210 Union Street, Milton

Enjoy a self-guided tour of 8 beautiful private gardens, 2 public gardens, 4 lovely private homes open for viewing for the first time, an outdoor kitchen/patio display especially designed for the garden tour. The gardens range from mini to magnificent, cottage style to formal garden, shade, rock, and tropical gardens.

You will see water features and

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