Real Estate Blog
Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival 2022
Looking for something fun to do this coming Memorial Day Weekend? Consider venturing to Downtown Milton and Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge and check out the Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival. This free family-friendly event takes place this coming Saturday, May 28th and is from 9 AM to 3 PM. Wha...Read more
Annual Pet Adoption Event!
Greetings! Coldwell Banker Resort Realty and Brandywine Valley SPCA Cordially invite YOU to the Coldwell Banker Resort Realty Event of the Year The “Fetching a Fur-Ever Home” Adoption Event We can’t wait to see you there! What?! The Annual Coldwell Banker Pet Adoption event is u...Read more
Lewes Named Best Beach Town for Retirement
This past February, Southern Living compiled a slide show titled The Best Beach Towns for Retirement which consisted of thirteen towns across the United States. When looking through the short list, it was an honor to see that at number one was the First Town in the First State; Delaware’s very o...Read more
Annual Surf Fishing Permit is the Off-Peak Surf Fishing Permit offered by the Delaware State Parks
On February 1st of this year, many were at the ready at their keyboards and Delaware State Park offices waiting to jump at their chance to purchase a golden ticket of sorts; a Delaware Surf Fishing Permit and Tag. As some jumped for joy to be one of the lucky 17,000 to receive this privilege for the...Read more
Lewes Polar Bear Plunge 2022
Happy New Year to all! With the start of the new year comes our first snow, the weather feeling more brisk, and the hope for some more positive firsts. Although the first month of the year is already halfway through, February 6th which marks the first Sunday in February of 2022 is the date for t...Read more
Just within the town limits of Milton is the sought-after community of Heritage Creek by Fernmoor Homes just off of Harbeson Road. With close proximity to major roadways such as Route 9, Route 30, and Route 5 allowing residents quick access to beaches, shopping, restaurants and more it’s tough to ...Read more
Phase 2 Now Open At Red Mill Pond!
Phase two is now open at The Villages at Red Mill Pond by K. Hovnanian Homes opening clients to more opportunities to customize their perfect home in the sought-after Lewes zip code. With several attractive amenities and closely located to shopping and other activities, this community has a lot to o...Read more
Lewes Lights and Parades
With Thanksgiving just around the corner this coming Thursday and in the midst of finalizing travel plans and dinner menus, it’s hard to believe that opportunities to celebrate the Holiday cheer are right on its heels. What can locals and visitors look forward to right after the close of...Read more
Middle Creek Preserve
Interested in finding a new construction single-family home close to the beaches and amenities? Consider looking into the Middle Creek Preserve located in Lewes off of Route 24. Want to know more about this socially driven community? We on The Julie Gritton Team are happy to indulge ...Read more
New Community: Oyster Cove Lewes, DE.
Located in Lewes, DE and only four short miles away from the beaches with a cloister of only 24 homesites rests the appropriately named community of Oyster Cove. What does this development have to offer? Oyster Cove is brought to you by K. Hovnanian H...Read more
Guided Hiking Tour of the Indian River Inlet Bridge with Delaware Seashore State Park
After creating the list of fun activities a few weeks ago that you can do at the Delaware State Parks, I took it upon myself to give one of the listed activities a shot. The guided hiking tour across the Indian River Inlet Bridge that is offered by the Delaware Seashore Stat...Read more
New Community: Estates at Milton Crossing
A new community called Estates at Milton Crossing is on its way to the Milton area and we at The Julie Gritton Team are excited to update you on what opportunities this neighborhood has to offer. Interested in relocating to the Milton area, finding a second home, or new cons...Read more
Fun with Delaware State Parks
Beach, boardwalk, and restaurants are popular attractions for both those living close to the beaches and visitors. As much fun as it can be to spend some time in the sun and trying out new cuisine, there are also some other fun things that you can add to your day that can change things up just a b...Read more
The Julie Gritton Team & Drone Footage: Did you know?
You only get one shot to make a good first impression when listing your home for sale. Photography is everything. The Julie Gritton Team includes Drone Footage as a standard feature in our marketing package with no extra charge?! According to MLS statistics and recent surveys, homes with aerial...Read more
4th of July Celebrations Around Town!!
Happy July, everyone! With the official start of Summer behind us, it’s hard to believe that the 4th of July is already here and highly anticipated fireworks shows have been scheduled. Looking for some firework shows to add to your calendar? Below is a list of some sho...Read more
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