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Updated On: September 20, 2014
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Homes for Sale in Dover
Dover Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Delaware
The capital city of Dover is located in Central Delaware in Kent County. Dover is approximately 90 miles south of Philadelphia, PA, and 90 miles east of Washington, DC. In contrast to most major cities in the Northeast United States, Dover is continuing to grow economically, in population, and in land area.
About 37,000 residents call Dover home for the variety of historical and cultural attractions, beautiful farmland and coastal scenery, along with a curious mix of old traditions and modern high-tech culture. Dover offers an ideal location along with a quality of life second to none. Conveniently located halfway between Washington and New York, Dover is within a few hours of one-third of our nation's population, yet without the hassles and problems of large cities.
Dover Air Force Base is two miles south of the city of Dover and is home to the "Eagle Wing" and "Liberty Wing." It is estimated to provide about $500 million in revenue to the City of Dover, making it the third largest industry in the state. Notable locations nearby include Dover Downs Horse Racing and Casino and The Monster Mile at Dover International Speedway, home to two NASCAR races each year.
Living in Dover, you will experience a vibrant downtown, a very attractive historical district and well-established neighborhoods as well as brand new subdivisions.
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Price Range of Dover, DE Real Estate
The real estate market in Dover consists of a wide-variety of housing options, mostly in single-family detached homes in a variety of styles and price ranges. Many of the homes in town sit on wonderful wooded lots. Single-family detached homes start in the mid-$100,000s and go up to the mid-$400,000s, but can go beyond for spacious homes sitting on significant acreage. There are a limited number of condominiums and townhomes available in Dover, though most families choose to live in their own home with a nice large backyard. Condominiums typically range between $100,000 and the mid-$200,000s. There is also plenty of land available for custom building.
| "Dan Sawyer Your Local Real Estate Expert Specializing in Dover, DE"|
Keller Williams Realty Central Delaware
1671 S. State Street
Dover, Delaware 19901
Dan Sawyer: The Key to Your New Home
Dan has been in the business of bringing buyers and sellers together since 2010, specializing in first-time homebuyers and sellers, move-up buyers, new construction, investment properties, and relocation clients. He is also a Certified Military Residential Specialist (CMRS), a designation that allows him to assist members of the military and their families find their perfect home.
Prior to real estate Dan owned a contracting company, an experience that has helped him identify quality construction as well as spot any repairs that need to be made on a prospective property.
As your realtor, Dan is completely dedicated to client satisfaction and as a native of the Dover area, his knowledge of the local market, its neighborhoods, schools, and recreational playgrounds are unmatched. Most importantly, he will take the time to walk you through the home buying and selling process and do everything he can to ensure you will have an enjoyable experience with little to no stress.
Dan's services haven't gone unnoticed by his colleagues: he's received the Good Neighbor Award (2011) along with multiple top listing agent awards, and is in the top 1% of Kent County agents in settled units. When he's not in the office Dan likes to garden, fish and hunt. He believes in giving back to the community and collects phones for Cell Phones for Soldiers, as well as coats for the company's annual coat drive.
On a personal note, Dan is married and is the proud father of four adult children and grandparent to two granddaughters. He and his wife have served as foster parents and currently mentor to elementary students.
Dover Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of September 15th, 2014: homes priced around $198,325 compared to $198,325 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Friday, September 19th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.22%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.32%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.62%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.20%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Dover DE. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Dover to help you find the best home!