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Delaware: State Resources
Delaware Code (Statutes)
See Title 22 (Municipalities), Title 25 (Property) & Title 30 (State Taxes) in particular
Delaware Administrative Code (Regulations)
See Title 24 for regulations from the Real Estate Commission along with provisions regarding the registration and licensing of architects, plumbing & HVAC examiners, professional land surveyors, real estate appraisers and home inspectors.
Delaware Real Estate Commission
The Commission issues licenses to real estate brokers, associate brokers and salespersons. Links to laws and regulations regarding brokers and salespersons along with Commission meeting agendas and minutes.
Check a DE Real Estate Broker or Real Estate Appraiser's License
Select Real Estate or Real Estate Appraisers as the "Profession" type then select from the available license types. Search by Last name, license number, city or county or zip code. Search results give status of license, when issued and when it expires, city & zip code information (street address is not available). Also links to Discipline information as well as any documents that were generated during discipline procedures.
Check Other Professional Licenses & Disciplinary Information
Select one of the following from the "Profession" drop down menu: architecture, home inspectors, land surveyors, landscape architecture or plumbing/HVACR.
Delaware Statutes & Case Law from Justia.com
Links to current and previous versions of code, state and federal case law and other state links.
Commentary, News & Other Information
Midatlantic Real Estate Journal (MARJ)
Commercial real estate news for NJ, PA, DE, MD & VA. Published twice monthly. See archives link to browse by date (2011 to present). Also available as a print subscription. Sponsors varies summits and conferences.
Commercial Industrial Realty Council of New Castle County
"Brings together members of the Delaware Valley community who are in a variety of fields relating to commercial and industrial real estate. Our meetings allow a forum for members and their guests to network and keep abreast of the latest real estate and business transactions in the community." Members have access to lease forms but anyone can view the Newsletter and Newsletter archive.
Delaware Real Estate Law Questions & Answers (Justia)
Questions posted by attorneys and members of the public with answers given by attorneys practicing in this jurisdiction.
Delaware Public Archives-Digital Archives
View photos, state reports and other documents spanning numerous time periods.
Delaware County Property Records & Assessments
Delaware Deeds (Kent & Sussex Counties)
Select county registry to search. Must register to use the site. Personal account type available for Sussex County only, provides free index searches but cost to view the actual deeds is $1/per page. The Commercial account option is recommended for high-volume users, is available for both Kent and Sussex Counties and has a $50/month subscription fee (must pay separate monthly fee for each county). Index searches are free for both counties but Sussex County charges 25 cents per deed page viewed while viewing of documents is free with the Kent County subscription.
Search by owner name, deed number or deed volume/page number. View the Help link for more information.
Kent County Property Records
Search by owner name, street address or subdivision or map or tax account number. Results include property address, owner name and address, description of property and taxes assessed for most recent year as well as extensive tax history. May link to list of building permits and plans that are on-file with the county (lists permit numbers, date issued and a brief description).
New Castle County Parcel Search
Search by street address, parcel number or subdivision. Records give description of property and list current owner. Provides district and zoning information, sales history, tax assessments and payments made since 2010. May also link to building sketches and sewer bills where available. Records for commercial properties are generally more detailed.
Sussex County Sales & Current Owner Information
Search by owner name, parcel number, address or by property description. Results offer detailed description of property, owner information, appraisal and assessed tax values, sales records from 1998 to present, and a map of the property.
Sussex County Tax Records
Search by owner name, parcel number or date. Offers current bill, outstanding taxes and assessment history. TIP: if only property address is known, use the Sales & Current Owners search to look up owner then input owner name in this search.
DelNAV: Delaware Property Records Map
Searchable map provided by DelawareOnline news outlet. Search by address and filter by: Properties sold since Jan. '10, Sales prices, Flood zone areas, Schools and School districts, Violent and serious crimes incidents and Zip codes