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Wilmington, 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 Wilmington, De

1500 HILLTOP AVE
$799,900 
1500 HILLTOP AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

5 Beds, 4/1 Baths
4,125 sqft
Courtesy of Charles Bernardi, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newark
2017 DELL LN
$399,000 
2017 DELL LN
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,525 sqft
Courtesy of Brian Ferreira, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
314 CHARLESTON DR
$375,000 
314 CHARLESTON DR
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,375 sqft
Courtesy of Tucker Robbins, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
1103 HIGHGATE RD
$325,000 
1103 HIGHGATE RD
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,875 sqft
Courtesy of Julie Allport, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
2509 BRAKEN AVE
$304,900 
2509 BRAKEN AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,875 sqft
Courtesy of Connor Ciallella, BHHS Fox & Roach-Kennett Square
2713 BURNLEY RD
$299,900 
2713 BURNLEY RD
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,000 sqft
Courtesy of Nancy Pu-Chou, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
10 BANDUR CT
$280,000 
10 BANDUR CT
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,925 sqft
Courtesy of Gary Scheivert, BHHS Fox & Roach-Media
4818 OLD CAPITOL TRL
$239,900 
4818 OLD CAPITOL TRL
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2,250 sqft
Courtesy of Michael Walton, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
4005 OAK ST
$179,500 
4005 OAK ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,200 sqft
Courtesy of Robert Blackhurst, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
300 6TH AVE
$174,900 
300 6TH AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

1,925 sqft
Courtesy of Deena Dostillio, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
300 6TH AVE
$174,900 
300 6TH AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Deena Dostillio, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1808 N TATNALL ST
$158,000 
1808 N TATNALL ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
Courtesy of Anthony Klemanski, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
401 W NEWPORT PIKE
$149,900 
401 W NEWPORT PIKE
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,300 sqft
Courtesy of William Lyons Jr, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
1507 E AYRE ST
$145,000 
1507 E AYRE ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,325 sqft
Courtesy of Brian Ferreira, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
4201 CLAREMONT CT
$99,900 
4201 CLAREMONT CT
WILMINGTON, DE

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of Michael Wilson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Concord
1025 N MADISON ST #102
$95,000 
1025 N MADISON ST #102
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Anthony Klemanski, BHHS Fox & Roach-Greenville
221 N BROOM ST
$64,900 
221 N BROOM ST
WILMINGTON, DE

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
2,200 sqft
Courtesy of John Carpenter, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1215 CONRAD ST
$34,900 
1215 CONRAD ST
WILMINGTON, DE

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,025 sqft
Courtesy of John Carpenter, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
815 MARSHALL ST
$34,900 
815 MARSHALL ST
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of John Carpenter, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin
1727 BRAKEN AVE
$1,400 
1727 BRAKEN AVE
WILMINGTON, DE

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of John Luca, BHHS Fox & Roach-Hockessin

Wilmington, De Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2018 189 $201,844 $183,134

Wilmington, De School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
ACADEMIA ANTONIA ALONSO (DISTRICT) K-6, K-8 19801 No Rating
BRANDYWINE K-12 19809 3
CHARTER SCHOOL OF WILMINGTON (DISTRICT) 7-12, 9-12 19807 No Rating
CHRISTINA K-12 19801 2
DELAWARE COLLEGE PREPARATORY ACADEMY (DISTRICT) K-6, K-8 19802 No Rating
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Wilmington, De School Rankings (FAQ)

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

WILMINGTON 2 out of 5
DELAWARE 2 out of 5

Wilmington, 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.

WILMINGTON
DELAWARE
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Wilmington, De Population

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

Population: 73,090
Households: 29,570
Median Age: 36

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