Real Estate Blog
Sussex County Weekend Events
Happy middle June, everyone! This coming weekend has a lot going on. With Saturday being Juneteenth and Sunday being both the official first day of summer and Father’s Day, there is a lot of fun to be had in and around Sussex County, Delaware. I know for myself I have been trying to find new thing...Read more
Memorial Day Weekend 2021 Close to Lewes Events
As the weather slowly becomes warmer and the month of May is coming to a close, Memorial Day weekend has come around once again to mark the beginning of the summer season. Many people are traveling or making plans for various reasons this upcoming weekend and in turn there are many things happening ...Read more
Dinner at “The Nook”
I have always heard great things about “The Nook”, located near the entrance of Paynter’s Mill development. Everyone I have talked to has told me that the breakfast is amazing and their lunch and dinner menu is delectable. My husband and I were more than overdue fo...Read more
Kitchen Excursions: Baking Blueberry Pie From Scratch
Lately I have been making a concerted effort to incorporate healthier food options into my refrigerator at home. I have been eating salads as well as encouraging my husband to do the same which he has graciously obliged to in addition to buying fruit. I know for myself I do not always want to stick ...Read more
Kitchen Excursions: My First Bread Baking Experience
A few months ago, my husband informed me that he wanted to make homemade bread to compliment the meal he was planning on cooking for dinner. I was all for it; I’m not someone to turn down homemade bread when it’s offered. Plus, he was very excited about it since he had not ...Read more
Lennar New Construction at Kindleton
Lennar New Construction at Kindleton Lennar’s latest new construction community in Lewes, DE is underway, with a few homes projected to be completed in March, April & May 2021. Minutes from Route 9 and Route 1, this community is centered near all major necessities. The HOA fees will be $170 a mon...Read more
Commercial Real Estate in Sussex County 2021
With 2020 behind us and new hopes of being at the tail-end of COVID-19, this year is projected to be a year of recovery for many sectors of Commercial Real Estate. Now how fast and at what point this year we start to turn that corner, will be contingent on our speed of progression back to no...Read more
New Construction in Rehoboth Beach Delaware
Arbor-Lyn, a new construction Schell Brothers community, is located just a short drive down John J. Williams Highway (Route 24). It is situated close enough to Coastal Highway (Route 1) to enjoy shopping, the Junction Breakwater Trail, and restaurants but set far enough off the main road to enjoy qu...Read more
Lewes Lights brightens your Holidays
Without mention the 2020 year has presented many changes in our day-to-day lives, but these changes wont affect our holiday spirits. Mark your calendars because starting December 4th, 2020 Lewes Lights will be hosting an event that will light up the night! We are proud to be part of the Lewes co...Read more
Lets Go Retro!
Let’s go retro! It’s no secret that during these times of uncertainty with the covid-19 restrictions that all of us have had to make accommodations to our everyday life. So, what are businesses to do now that the summer is here at the Delaware beaches? One Sussex county business has started thi...Read more
Does your real estate agent rock? Local Musician and Real Estate agent Mike Shockley does!
Music make the local world go ‘round! This is Mike Shockley of The Julie Gritton Team and I’m here to tell you about my local background as a musician and how it correlates to todays real estate! I’ve had the opportunity to spend the last decade fronting local bands all over Delmarva. I curre...Read more
Looking for new construction & a maintenance free lifestyle? Consider Seabrook by K. Hovnanian
Enjoy a low maintenance lifestyle just minutes away from the beach! New Construction in Millsboro. Welcome to the final phase of the Seabrook community built by K. Hovnanian. These single family homes offer the best value providing you the privacy of the wooded environment, but being only short dri...Read more
Ready to build your own private paradise? Consider Green Builder, Insight Homes!
Ready to build your own private paradise? Look no further then Insight Homes new private community in Milton, Delaware “Donovan Heritage!” With only 9 total available homesites, you can have your own personal space in Milton far enough away from the everyday hustle and bustle, but close enough...Read more
55+ Communities Sussex County, Delaware
55+ Communities Sussex County, Delaware Delaware has been known for years, for having some of the finest retirement communities. With it’s tax-free shopping, low property taxes, close proximity to the beaches and endless activities year-round, it’s easy to see why Delaware is a popular choice....Read more
Cheesecake Saga- The Perfect Cheesecake
Bucket lists typically consist of a series of many things that people want to accomplish over their lifetime. These typically range from self improvement, like teaching yourself to have a more positive outlook on life, to physical such as visiting each state in the United States. As we find ours...Read more
What’s new with Insight homes?
Have you been wanting to build your new home where you can be just a short drive from most Delaware beaches? Look no further than Insight Homes new community “ Anchors Run ” located on Beaver Dam Road in Lewes. Anchors Run is conveniently located 6 miles from historic Lewes and just shy of 10 mi...Read more
Thinking of buying in Lewes this Spring?
The market inventory is starting to pick up! Have you been considering buying a home in Lewes? Maybe looking at investment properties in Rehoboth Beach? Or Maybe you have been looking to build New Construction in Lewes, Rehoboth, Milton, or Surrounding areas. If this sounds like you then conta...Read more
Habor Point Just Released New Construction in Lewes Delaware
Are you looking for luxury living in Lewes? Do you want to be walking distance to downtown Lewes, shops, bike paths, restaurants, and more? Enjoy this Lewes New Construction community that is offering many great amenities. Harbor Point in Lewes will include these great community features: Comm...Read more
Delaware considered lowest taxes out of all 50 states!
What is Delaware to you? Is it just the first state? Is it just the second smallest state? It's no secret that Delaware is known for it's many visitors in the summer but why is that? Although it's hard to resist the excitement that things like the boardwalk provides in Rehoboth Beach, there is a big...Read more
How much is your home worth? Setting a price for your home.
The Ins and Outs of Setting a Price for Your Home By: HouseLogic Published: April 12, 2018 It’s a big decision with a lot of factors, but don’t worry — you have backup. Everything has value. Especially your home. And when it comes to selling your home, assigning a price to that value i...Read more
Thinking of selling in 2019?
2019 brings a lot of new changes for sellers. It is most important to the Julie Gritton Team that we keep our sellers up to date on any issues effecting their transacations so they can plan in advance. See below an important legislative update for sellers: The Delaware Division of Revenue has r...Read more
Winterizing Your Property
It's that time of the year again. The temperature drops and many head south for a warmer atmosphere. If you own a home in Sussex County then there is a good chance you love enjoying the local beaches and all they have to offer, but many are left to wonder what to do with their home away from home wh...Read more
Resort Style Living 55+ in Lewes
Are you aware of what 55+ community is closest to the beach that gives you full ownership of your property? It’s actually being constructed at this very moment. K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Belle Terre is a new 55+ community in Lewes located right off route 24 and Mulberry Knoll Road on Dorm...Read more
Love Creek Lewes Living
As you’re driving down route 24 you may notice something different about Love Creek bridge. That’s because immediately west of it is the new home to an upcoming gated community “The Residences at Rehoboth Bay” that is due for completion in 2019. Consisting of six buildings and a total of thi...Read more
New Construction cost are going up. See why resales can be a more budget friendly option!
With new construction cost on the rise some buyers are turning to resales to get more house and upgrades for a fraction of the price. New construction cost has been on the rise for several years and for many reasons. Beyond the product shortages we are now seeing labor shortages pushing constructi...Read more
Top Agent Magazine
In October 2017 I was featured in the nationwide and international October editions of Top Agent Magazine. The premier real estate magazine features the foremost real estate agents, mortgage professionals and affiliates in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Top Agent Mag...Read more
Dealing with Financing
As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale” sign on your new home. Get pre-a...Read more
Preparing to Sell
Selling your home doesn't just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time. Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and the rattles in the radiators doesn...Read more