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  • 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 […]

  • Best Places to Hear Live Music in Wilmington, Delaware

    People who buy a house in Wilmington, DE, come from all backgrounds, ranging from retirees to young and career-driven millennials starting a family, and the music scene in our thriving city reflects this variety. Music lovers of all ages and tastes will surely appreciate the numerous music concerts and festivals that take place year-round. Let’s […]

  • 5 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score Before Buying a Home

    Remember the days when you wished you paid more attention to your grade point average in high school when it came time to apply to colleges? Well, post-graduation, you may experience the same anxiety about your credit score if you haven’t taken steps to optimize it prior to applying for a mortgage loan. The good […]

  • How to Save Up to Buy Your First Home

    Saving up for your first home may seem daunting. But with the great financing options available from Montchanin Builders in Delaware, credit-qualified buyers can secure a mortgage on a new move-in ready home by putting down as little as 3.5%. No matter what your down payment goals are, there are plenty of effective strategies you […]

  • After the Closing: 25 Things You Need To Do

    Closing on a new home in Delaware is a long process. But even after the last signature has been obtained, you still have a few things to do. Use this checklist to guide you. 1. Change your address Contact the post office when you have a moving date set. You can change your address in […]

  • Why Ranch-Style Homes Are So Popular Among Homebuyers

    The ranch style home is an increasingly popular pick for prospective homebuyers. In fact, it’s the number one preferred house style in 34 states, according to a 2016 Trulia study. Delaware is among the states. What exactly makes ranch style homes Delaware so popular? The History Let’s look at the history of ranch homes to […]

  • Townhome Living: 3 Advantages of a Low-Maintenance Lifestyle

    When you picture yourself in your own home, what do you see? Kids playing in the yard? Waving to the neighbors as you pull in the driveway? Hosting fabulous dinner parties for friends and family? Chances are, you aren’t picturing the less glamorous side of homeownership: Maintenance and upkeep. As rewarding as it is to […]