Homeowner’s Insurance in Delaware

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Homeowner’s Insurance in Delaware

Courtney Aubrecht, freshome.com You’ve done it. You’ve researched, reviewed, and assessed your next dream home and found the perfect match. Beyond purchasing your new home, the next task to cross off the to-do list is finding the perfect homeowner’s insurance policy to protect it. In the event of an accident, having your home and your […]

How Much It Costs to Keep Up with the Joneses

Jamie Wiebe, houselogic.com Jealous of your neighbors’ new master bath? Who wouldn’t be? It’s got heated floors, a sauna, and a massive whirlpool tub. To be honest, your own bathroom looks like the shower station at the public pool in comparison. And you have been thinking about renovating it. Maybe a sauna isn’t such a […]

Ultra-Luxury Real Estate: What's Hot, What's Not
Ultra-Luxury Real Estate: What’s Hot, What’s Not

Amy Fontinelle, investopedia.com A major driver of demand for luxury homes after the global recession was a coterie of wealthy international investors seeking a safe place to earn superior returns in a low-interest-rate environment. As they’ve pulled back due to international events such as plummeting oil prices and slowing economic growth in China, as well […]

Home Buying Strategies for Millenials Today - Interview with Michael Kelczewski
Home Buying Strategies for Millenials Today – Interview with Michael Kelczewski

Nick Blair, themoneychamp.com This week, I welcome Michael Kelczewski on the show to discuss home buying strategies for millennials . Michael is a Realtor with Brandywine Fine Properties Sotheby’s International Realty. As a Millennial, himself Michael experienced job loss and debt incursions early in his career, so he has a great deal of incite when […]

Queen of the Hill: 1893 Victorian Lady Still Stands

Maureen Milford, The News Journal The years have been hard on this once-grand dame as decades of urban growth encroached ever closer to her hilltop property. Never mind. She has refused to give up the stately demeanor of a proud Victorian lady. “She must have been the Queen of the Hill,” when she was built […]

House Hunting: 7 lovely Victorian-era Homes

theweek.com Wilmington, Delware. This Richardsonian Romanesque home was built in 1901 with iron ore bricks. Details include original stained-glass windows, hand-carved reliefs, and oak molding. Commercially zoned, the property is close to area hospitals and public transit. $1,250,000. Michael Kelczewski, Brandywine Fine Properties/Sotheby’s International Realty, (302) 645-6500. source: http://theweek.com/articles/441341/house-hunting-7-lovely-victorianera-homes

On The Market: English Manor on Chester County countryside

Shannon Rooney, Philly.com Gail Sanders and her husband Dariel partnered with renowned local architect Peter Batchelor to custom design their new Chester County estate with one goal in mind: turn the rolling hills of Chester Springs into English countryside. “The home was designed to emulate an English Manor,” said realtor Michael Kelczewski. The nearly 9,000-square-foot […]

Bid or Bad? The Appeal and Risks of Buying a Home at Auction

Jeff Wuorio, Deseret News It’s easy to get caught up in the competitive excitement of an auction. Bidding up the price of your spouse’s baked goods for charity or snagging an antique clock at a fraction of its value is one thing. But the stakes rise considerably when it comes to landing a solid deal […]

Homeowners Reveal: 6 Reasons To Buy A Unique Property

Trulia, via forbes.com Erica and Aaron Garner always knew they wanted to live on a big property with a lot of land and very few neighbors. “We wanted to get out of the concrete jungle,” laughs Erica. “We didn’t want to smell our neighbors’ smells, hear their arguments, or be told how we can live.” […]

Should First-Time Buyers Bypass the Venerable Starter Home?
Should First-Time Buyers Bypass the Venerable Starter Home?

Brian O’Connell, thestreet.com Han Chang doesn’t believe in starter homes — and he shares that sentiment with a burgeoning number of younger Americans. Chang, co-founder of Investmentzen.com, recently moved from San Francisco to Austin to become a first time homebuyer, but he’s aiming higher than first-time buyers historically have. “My wife and I are totally […]