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19808, DE Real Estate

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What makes a city appealing to homebuyers? In many cases, abundant job prospects, a rich local history, and a wealth of family activities are some of the strongest draws for potential residents. Many of the larger cities on the East Coast can claim to offer all three, but Wilmington, Delaware may be one of the few that can pair these essentials with an irresistible small-town charm. Wilmington homes for sale are a good fit for anyone looking to enjoy the perks of fast-paced East Coast living without struggling in an over-crowded, over-hurried metro area.

The city covers 17 square miles at the convergence of the Delaware and Christina Rivers. Because over a third of the city’s area is covered by water, a large portion of Wilmington real estate provides quick access to water and river-related festivities. Specifically, Wilmington houses for sale close to the Riverfront area offer residents fun dining, nightlife, arts, and culture options. Popular restaurants like Firestone and Iron Hill serve up delicious fare while the Delaware Theatre Company entertains guests with a mix of classic and contemporary plays. The Riverfront area is a must-see for visitors or those interested in Wilmington area real estate.

Wilmington’s entertainment and sightseeing options extend far beyond the river’s edge. When checking Wilmington real estate listings, look for homes for sale near one of the city’s four state parks: Brandywine Park, Alapocas Woods Natural Area, the H. Fletcher Brown Park, and Rockford Park. These green spaces are full of playgrounds, zoos, picnic areas, and other family fun. Residents of Wilmington also enjoy year-round ethnic and outdoor festivals, including Haneef’s African Festival, the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, and National Hispanic Month festivities. Wilmington’s rich history, dating back to well before the American Revolutionary War, offers fascinating historical landmarks to see and explore. There’s no shortage of fun to be had in Wilmington and no shortage of sights to behold. These options serve as incredible perks alongside Wilmington houses for sale.

There’s more to choosing a home than finding a fun area, however. One of the most important things to consider when researching Wilmington real estate is the strength of the local economy. Fortunately, Wilmington boasts a bustling business community and serves as the home to many large, national, job-providing corporations. The largest industry in the city is, by far, the credit card industry. Wilmington is home to many of the country’s credit giants like Chase Card Services, Barclays Bank of Delaware, and Bank of America, which employees over 10,000 people on its own. Other notable employers in the area include DuPont, the University of Delaware, and Walgreen’s.

Wilmington homes for sale offer an appealing combination of elements for homebuyers in any demographic. A strong fleet of employers provide steady employment for tens of thousands of residents, the Wilmington Riverside district provides alluring shopping and dining, and a bevy of historical landmarks give tourists and residents alike a chance to experience America’s rich history first-hand. Competition for available Wilmington area real estate remains high, so contact your local Prudential Fox & Roach agent today and we’ll give you all the information you need about Wilmington real estate and homes for sale, fast!



 

Most Recent Homes for Sale in 19808, De

7 DENBEIGH CT
$442,900 Price reduced from $449,900 (-$7,000)
7 DENBEIGH CT
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,125 sqft
Courtesy of Jeff Bollinger, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
3323 HERITAGE DR
$425,000 
3323 HERITAGE DR
WILMINGTON, DE

5 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,900 sqft
Courtesy of Joanne Benoit, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
215 JACKSON AVE
$364,999 
215 JACKSON AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/2 Baths
2,150 sqft
Courtesy of RE/MAX Point Realty
3101 LOUDOUN DR
$350,000 
3101 LOUDOUN DR
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,150 sqft
Courtesy of Patterson-Schwartz-Branmar
8 KELSO CT
$324,900 
8 KELSO CT
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,175 sqft
Courtesy of Tucker Robbins, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
2405 NICHOLBY DR
$259,900 
2405 NICHOLBY DR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2,175 sqft
Courtesy of Jerry Strusowski, BHHS Fox & Roach-Kennett Square
2416 NICHOLBY DR
$254,900 
2416 NICHOLBY DR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,550 sqft
Courtesy of Patterson-Schwartz-College
2707 E RIDING DR
$249,500 
2707 E RIDING DR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,550 sqft
Courtesy of Brian Ferreira, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
5459 PINEHURST DR
$224,900 
5459 PINEHURST DR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2,450 sqft
Courtesy of John Luca, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
3420 PEBBLE BEACH DR
$210,000 
3420 PEBBLE BEACH DR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,575 sqft
Courtesy of Toni Vandegrift, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
3704 EVELYN DR
$199,900 Price reduced from $209,900 (-$10,000)
3704 EVELYN DR
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,400 sqft
Courtesy of Edward Breland, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
4 PAISLEY DR
$199,900 
4 PAISLEY DR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,550 sqft
Courtesy of Michael Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
4912 S TUPELO TURN
$192,000 Price reduced from $199,000 (-$7,000)
4912 S TUPELO TURN
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,575 sqft
Courtesy of Sharon Satterfield, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
47 SAINT JOHN DR
$179,847 Price reduced from $185,000 (-$5,153)
47 SAINT JOHN DR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
950 sqft
Courtesy of Maya Paveza, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
3207 FALCON LN #220
$165,000 Price reduced from $187,500 (-$22,500)
3207 FALCON LN #220
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Gina Henry, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
3605 HEWN LN #716
$125,000 
3605 HEWN LN #716
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,175 sqft
Courtesy of Sophia V Bilinsky, BHHS Fox & Roach-Kennett Square
5423 GOLFVIEW DR #C4
$118,900 
5423 GOLFVIEW DR #C4
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Irma Rodriguez, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bear
925 10TH AVE
$42,500 
925 10TH AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,008 sqft
Courtesy of Margaret Arnold, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
922 GLACKENS LN
$1,800 
922 GLACKENS LN
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,550 sqft
Courtesy of Spence Ohlinger, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
839 N WATERFORD LN
$1,650 
839 N WATERFORD LN
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 3/1 Baths
1,600 sqft
Courtesy of Anne Menaquale, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark

19808, De Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2018 35 $200,053 $190,000

19808, De School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF WILMINGTON K-12 19806 No Rating
GATEWAY LAB SCHOOL (DISTRICT) K-6, K-8 19808 No Rating
RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED K-12 19805 3

19808, De School Rankings (FAQ)

SchoolDigger Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 0-5.

19808 2 out of 5
DELAWARE 2 out of 5

19808, De School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

Niche Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

19808
DELAWARE
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19808, De Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 39,072
Households: 15,786
Median Age: 43

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