17826 Beaver Dam, Lewes, De 19958 | $135,000

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Property Details

House is a tear down and is being sold "as-is". Value is in the property. This could be sold with other adjoining properties.
  • MLS Number: 718100
  • Status: Active
  • Price: $135,000
  • Property Type:
  • Area: Lewes And Rehoboth Hundred
  • School District: Cape Henlopen
  • Square Footage: 729
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • New Construction: No
  • County Taxes: $166
  • Furnished: No
  • Lot Square Feet: 7,405
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.17
  • Water: Well
  • Sewer: Unknown

Interior Features

  • Heating: Oil
  • Cooling: None
  • Flooring: Carpet
  • Basement: Crawl Space
  • Appliances: Refrigerator

Exterior Features

  • Style: Cabin/Bungalow
  • Construction Type: Modular
  • Exterior Type: Wood
  • Roofing: Asbestos Shingle
  • Foundation: Concrete Block

Listing Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER RESORT REALTY - R

Long-Range Strategy for Selling a Home in Lewes

This is actually a situation that’s very common, but not much remarked upon: you know you are going to be selling your Lewes home—only not for a while…and perhaps not for a very long while! Is there anything you should be doing now, long before actual preparations are called for?
There sure is! Let’s call these low-intensity preparations. They may be low-intensity in the immediacy department, but when the distant day arrives when you are selling your home, they can be very fortuitous. Here are some of the elements you can benefit from putting into action long before you expect to need them—
LANDSCAPING.
Number One (the most obvious and perhaps most important) is landscaping. Trees and bushes are part of the backdrop of our everyday living, and something many people—even gardeners—may tend to accept without envisioning large-scale changes. That’s because they grow so slowly it doesn’t seem realistic to worry about what might be possible. But when you think long-range, landscaping should be at the forefront. When the time comes for selling your home, a vision first initiated five or 10 years earlier can become a colorful and shady reality, worth a very great deal in terms of the overall impression your Lewes property makes.
THE MECHANICALS
It’s human nature to just put up with heating, plumbing, air conditioning and other systems that could operate much more conveniently and economically, but which are expensive to overhaul. But think realistically: if you know that later on you will be selling your Lewes home—and realistically will certainly have to upgrade those vexing mechanicals when that happens—give serious thought to taking action earlier…even NOW! Not only will you be able to enjoy the improvement­, it’s entirely possible that savings realized from the gains in efficiency will materially offset your initial outlay. Why let the future owners get all the benefit?
PHOTOGRAPHY
When you are selling a home, photography is one of the most impactful marketing tools you’ll have at your disposal. A couple of years before you plan to join the Lewes listings, keep a camera ready to snap those fleeting moments when the season and light combine to make some detail of garden or home magically illuminated. Even a professional photographer can’t ‘make’ such moments happen. As Ansel Adams’ outdoor masterpieces confirmed: the perfect light at the perfect season is worth more than money can buy.
INFORMATION
It doesn’t hurt to keep abreast of happenings in the national and Lewes real estate market, so that you’re informed about what to expect when you ultimately join the fray. One of the best ways to do that (other than to keep reading my blog) is to check out the neighborhood listings from time to time: they’re here on my site. And one of the best ways to proceed when the moment does arrive when you will be selling your home in Lewes is (of course) to give me a call! Call/Text me Russell Stucki at (302) 228-7871, email me at russellstucki@remax.net, visit more listings at www.beachrealestate.com.

New Urban Living Trend: Micro Apartments

Micro apartments, once considered a momentary fad, are become an increasingly popular choice for city residents across the nation. It's a trend that might signal the beginnings of a shift in Delaware apartment living as well.

The tiny apartments known as “micro apartments” generally feature a small bedroom, private sitting area, bathroom...but not much more. In a typical floor plan, a living unit has 200 square feet or less ­-a far cry from American norms for the better part of a century. It is true, though, that there is nothing new about cramped apartments and shared living spaces. What sets today’s micro apartments apart is their success in combining comfort and livability with the affordability that is their main appeal. Design features such as folding bed alcoves, high ceilings and raised closets help to create an illusion of space when the actual living area is tinier than even the smallest traditional apartment.

Smaller apartments share micro apartments' standout characteristic: micro rental prices. It's an attracting that has always proved popular among younger Delaware apartment dwellers with entry level jobs, service industry employees who want to live closer to work, older single adults, students, and retirees who want to shed their empty nests and settle in convenience-packed urban areas. With reduced square space, micro apartments are not only cheaper to buy or rent, but usually significantly easier to clean and maintain. Many of the new micro apartment units also feature nearly as much storage space as much larger apartments.

The newest wave of micro apartments does have their share of detractors. Some have expressed concern that encouraging landlords to increase their ability to collect rent from more tenants in a smaller space will likely invite rent increases for standard-sized apartments.

Urban living remains desirable for many—but affordability remains a limiting factor. Micro apartments raise a new possibility for providing a cost-effective option that wasn't on the horizon even a few years ago. Whether or not the “thinking smaller” approach of micro apartments affects local scene, keeping track of its popularity on the national front is a good idea for area real estate watchers. There's no denying it could point to a changing environment for our own Delaware market for tenants, landlords and real estate investors.

If you have been surveying the current crop of investment properties, you don't have to be planning your own Delaware micro apartments to make forward-thinking decisions. Call/text 302-228-7871 or email me, Russell Stucki, REALTOR ® of Beach Real Estate Market to provide detailed information on Delaware homes for sale, investment and commercial properties, luxury and  waterfront homes, condos/townhomes, new construction, lots and land, farms and equestrian properties located in but not limited to Bethany, Bethel, Bridgeville, Dagsboro, Delmar, Ellendale, Fenwick Island, Frankford, Georgetown, Greenwood, Harbeson, Laurel, Lewes, Lincoln, Milford, Millsboro, Millville, Milton, Ocean View, Rehoboth Beach, Seaford, Selbyville, Delaware.