Middletown, DE Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Delaware
The community of Middletown is located in New Castle County just minutes from the Delaware/Maryland border. Home to almost 19,000 residents, Middletown offers residents rural charm and small-town values, along with a proud preservation of the past. Originally one square mile when the town was incorporated in 1861, it was known as the "Diamond Town of the Diamond State." Middletown is the largest town in the area, with Odessa and Townsend serving as its closest neighbors.
The Appoquinimink School District serves the student population of Middletown and is the fastest growing school district in the state. Charter schools, private schools and a boarding school are also located within city limits. Wilmington University is also located a few short minutes from the heart of Middletown for those who are ready to continue with their higher learning endeavors.
During their free time, residents head out to the community's local parks. Silver Lake Park includes ball fields, basketball courts, a track, swimming pool, tennis courts and pavilions. Doc Levinson Park also features sports fields and courts, along with a skateboarding area and walking trails. Middletown Village has a soccer field, while Levels Road Park is the newest addition to Middletown and includes a dog park, pavilions, walking trails, playgrounds, and an 8-acre catch and release fishing pond. Events that take place in Middletown include the Old Tyme Peach Festival and the M.O.T. (Middletown, Odessa, and Townsend) Big Ball Marathon, among many others.
Residential real estate in Middletown, Delaware, consists primarily of single-family homes, many of which are new construction. A few listings for condos and townhomes can be found throughout Middletown as well. Prices for Middletown houses range between $100,000 and just under $2 million. Listing prices for Middletown's condo and townhome market range between $110,000 and $300,000.
Middletown Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 2nd, 2015: homes priced around $261,924 compared to $260,731 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Thursday, March 5th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.86%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.03%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.28%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.08%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Middletown DE. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Middletown to help you find the best home!