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  • 5 Ways to Make Extra Space for Holiday Houseguests

    Heading home for the holidays is a time-honored tradition, but what if yours is the home that everyone is headed to? It can be tricky to fit everyone together under one roof, and booking hotel rooms just isn’t a good way to stay close during the holidays. Instead, try these easy strategies presented by Montchanin […]

  • 3 Reasons Buying a New Home is Like Planning a Wedding

    Few life events require as much planning and preparation as weddings and purchasing a home. But that’s not the only reason why buying a new home is similar to planning a wedding. And believe it or not, some couples actually do both at the same time. If you’re planning your dream wedding and buying your […]

  • What Real Estate Agents Really Want First-Time Homebuyers to Know

    Are you considering putting down roots and investing in a place of your own? Without question, buying a home is an exciting and life-changing moment – especially for first-timer buyers. It is also a complex process that can be wrought with confusion, anxiety and costly mistakes. How do you make a sound purchase and avoid […]

  • Cozy Home Decorating Ideas for Winter

    The Delaware countryside is breathtaking in the winter, especially right after new snow has fallen on the trees. In the Wilmington area, there’s no shortage of outdoor activities for families to enjoy during the winter. Whether you prefer hitting the slopes, heading to the ice rink, or just enjoying a mug of hot cocoa in […]

  • Why the End of the Year is a Great Time to Buy a Home

    As fall inches toward winter and thoughts turn toward the holidays, savvy house searchers are browsing the houses for sale in Claymont, DE. There is a handful of reasons why the end of the year is a great time to buy a home. During the winter holidays, it tends to be more affordable, more convenient, […]

  • 3 Delaware Winter Festivals You May Not Know About

    Delaware residents are a fortunate group, especially during the holiday season when popular attractions and quaint towns come alive with family-friendly celebrations. Winter festivals and holiday-themed events kick off in early November and can be found across the state on just about any given weekend. Here’s a roundup of 3 winter festivals in Delaware you […]

  • 3 Romantic Autumn Escapes in the Brandywine Valley

    The Brandywine Valley is a pastoral paradise, filled with dazzling country estates, artisanal vineyards and flowering gardens. Considering the spectacular fall foliage and cooler temperatures, autumn is the perfect time of year to enjoy a romantic escape in Brandywine Valley, Delaware. Here are three special Brandywine valley attractions to take your loved one to this […]

  • Pet-Friendly Activities in Wilmington, Delaware

    Wilmington is a great place to own a pet — from pet-friendly restaurants and attractions to dog-friendly beaches, pooches and their owners feel at home here. Montchanin Builders gives you some top recommendations for things to do with your pets in Wilmington. Brew Haha! Multiple locations: 5329 Limestone Rd – 1420 N du Pont St […]

  • Why Is Relocating to Delaware So Popular? Here’s 5 Reasons

    Delaware is one of the true hidden gems in the U.S. If one phrase could sum up life in Delaware, it would be: “Small town vibe and friendliness with big city amenities.” There are so many reasons why people decide to relocate to Delaware. The fresh air, scenic views, and recreational opportunities attract the outdoor […]

  • 4 Wonderful Ways to Treat Yourself in Wilmington, DE

    If a rich history, thriving cultural scene and picturesque settings aren’t enough reasons to consider buying a house in Wilmington, Delaware, here’s one more: the city is also chock-full of opportunities to take time out to treat yourself and truly unwind. Here is a quick reference list of four great ways you can combine your […]