Eastern Shore Property Guide Jen Hughes has designed this site to assist you in all your DE & MD Eastern Shore Real Estate needs.  Whether you are renting, buying or selling, working with an agent, or selling your home on your own, you can find important information and tools right here: 

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Bethany Beach, DE located across from the National Guard on Rt.1

What are people saying about Jen...

"We enjoyed doing business with you.   As a realtor, you are among the best
 of the best.  Good luck in your career!"  -  Stu and Mary Jo, 5/25/2008

"Excellent, efficient, precise; etc.., etc. Could not be nicer, always a smile,
right there to help." - Linda Keller, 6/25/2008
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Why Choose to Own in Delaware:

 Economic Advantages:

  •       In 2009, Kiplinger named Delaware the lowest combined tax burden for retirees in the country.

  •       Delaware is one of only five states with no sales tax.

  •       Delaware ranks 3rd LEAST tax burdensome state in the nation for individuals, according to the Tax Foundation and Bureau of Economic Analysis.

  •       Delaware has no Estate Tax (aka Inheritance or Death Tax).

  •       Delaware is one of only nine states with little or no income tax on trusts.

  •       Delaware ranks as the 9th most “business friendly”, according to the Tax Foundation’s 2007 State Business Tax Climate Index.

    Why Choose to Own in Sussex County, Delaware:

  •       The Natural Resources Defense Council rated Delaware’s beaches the cleanest of the 29 coastal and Great Lakes surveyed in “Testing the Waters 2006- A Guide to Water Quality at Vacation Beaches.”

  •       The Rehoboth Beach boardwalk was rated one of the seven “Best Boardwalks” in America by Reader’s Digest in “Best Travel 2006- Best Seaside Strolls.”

  •       In a July/August 2006 article entitled, “Dream Towns”, AARP Magazine named Rehoboth Beach one of the five “Best Places to Retire” based on income, property and sales taxes, weather, recreational opportunities, and “livability” (access to health care and transportation)

  •       The combined square footage of the Tanger Outlet shopping centers in Rehoboth makes them the 6th largest retail shopping facility in the United States and has the added benefit of no sales tax.

  •       Fine Living Magazine ranked Bethany Beach in its Top Ten “Clean Beaches.”

  •       Bethesda Magazine’s January/February 2008 issue named Bethany Beach the “Best Place to Buy a Second Home.”

  •        The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Rehoboth Beach as one of the five Great American Main Streets for 2009.

  •        Bethany Beach boardwalk and Rehoboth Beach boardwalk were both picked by Forbes Traveler as one of the top ten boardwalks in the United States in 2009.


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What's New...

Jen obtained her Delaware Broker's License.

Jen received her Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification.

Jen has her GREEN designation from the National Association of Realtors and licensed to help Buyers and Sellers in Maryland as well as Delaware.

Jen can walk you through the process of New Construction in MD and DE.  Make sure you have Jen accompany you on your first trip to the new sales center.  (See "Why use a Realtor for New Construction")

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BAYSIDE - A Carl M. Freeman waterfront golf community, located 10 minutes from O.C., MD and Fenwick Island, DE; Coastal Living Magazine 2006 Community Development award; more...

Bear Trap - A Carl M. Freeman golf community, located 10 minutes from Bethany  Beach, DE

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Sea Colony
In the heart of Delaware's Quiet Resorts, Sea Colony sits right on the Atlantic Coast between Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island, just seven miles north of Ocean City, Maryland;


Sunset Island

Sunset Island is a private, 37 acre island off 67th Street in Ocean City, Maryland.


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