The statistics referenced here are based on single family homes derived from the Bright Multiple Listing Service.
Active Listings/Current Inventory As of the end of September, there were a total of 1,011 homes on the market, a decrease of 11% from the previous month's end inventory of 1,132. This represents slightly less than a 3-month's supply of inventory, with a current absorption rate of 383 homes sold per month thus far in 2020.
Closed Sales For the first nine months of 2020, sales of single-family homes in Sussex County are up 15% from last year, with 3,451 homes sold compared to 3,009 for the first nine months of 2019. The areas with the largest increase were the Lewes/Rehoboth/Dewey Area, up 33%, and the Georgetown Area, up 28%. All areas of Sussex County showed an increase in the number of homes sold compared to the previous year.
Home Prices The average sales price of single-family homes in Sussex County are up over the first 9-month period of last year, $450,103 compared to $408,181, a 10% increase. The median sales price increased by 13% from the first 9-months of 2019, $340,000 compared to $301,000.
Pending Sales Pending sales for the first nine months of 2020 are up by 25% compared to last year, with 3,808 homes going under contract through September of 2020, compared to 3,048 in 2019.
Days on Market The average days on market for homes to go under contract has decreased by 8% for homes closed through September of this year compared to last. In 2020, the current average days on market is 96 days, compared to 104 days through September of 2019.
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Rose is a long time resident of Delaware. As a child, she moved to Newark, Delaware from New Jersey and remained in the area most of her life. She graduated from Newark High and the University of Delaware with a degree in early childhood education. She taught school briefly in the Newark area, but most of her work experience was in sales and marketing with DuPont and W.L. Gore & Associates, large corporations in northern Delaware. She relocated to South Bethany in 1996 and began a new career in real estate in 1997. She is now a full time resort sales Realtor®. Her long experience in Delaware and the Resort area have given her a wealth of knowledge about the communities and the changes that have taken place in the market. She ha s earned the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designations. She has over twenty-one years of experience as a Realtor® in this area and over thirty years of experience in customer service and contract negotiations. You can count on her to give you non-stop professional service. The teacher in Rose still finds pleasure in helping her clients learn about the market in this area and helping them achieve their real estate dreams. Her business is built on giving her customers superior service above and beyond what is normally expected. Their trust and respect and the referrals of their friends and family are her reward.
Real estate is a seven day a week job but Rose finds time to volunteer for Meals-On-Wheels and take walks on the beach with her 3 rescue labs. She feels these things help keep her in shape and in touch with her community.