Why We Sell More Houses
Burns and Ellis is among Delaware’s largest and oldest privately owned real estate agencies, providing unparalleled commitment to and involvement in the communities we serve. For our clients that means a uniquely personal engagement with our agents; and agents trained by a business large enough to provide cutting edge training and support.
Many Agents, One Team
Co-Owner Tom Burns is not only a lifelong real estate professional, his intimate knowledge of the region comes from serving it as a Realtor® and guiding it with volunteer service on public boards and committees. Wife Terry Burns shares his lifetime experience as a professional Realtor®, and ensures that our hand-picked staff of agents embrace the values, standards and practices that consistently result in the highest percentage of home sales in central Kent County.
Every member of our team is a skilled professional, practiced at successfully matching buyers and sellers. At Burns and Ellis we recognize the life-shaping impact of the transactions we facilitate and do our best to make it a positive experience for both parties.
The basis for Burns and Ellis’s success for over half a century is integrity. You do not succeed long-term in this business without a commitment to honesty and service. Our customers ask us to shepherd them through what for many will be the biggest financial transaction of their lives. That is a responsibility we recognize and honor with candor and professional skill. As Realtors Tom and Terry are held to a higher standard, one which they require of their agents.
Simply put, Edna Givens is a staple in the Central Delaware communities of Dover and Smyrna. Whether she is walking through a hardware store or going to a local event, it's a given that she will run into someone that she knows. This is because she has lived her entire life, and raised two daughters, right here in Central Delaware; it is because she has a warm and friendly personality, a loyalty to the people in her life and to the place she calls home, and a caring, compassionate approach to life and business. From the time she was a young girl, Edna has been known as one of the most driven, hard working people around (the result of a farm upbringing which found her and her siblings milking cows at 4 a.m. each morning before school). Most importantly, Edna is not one to give up easily, which is especially critical in the real estate business. When you work with Edna toward the sale or purchase of your home, you can count on her to handle all the details to make your transaction smooth and successful from start to finish, it's her formula for success that's proven effective since her start in 1988. It's this determined approach, combined with her lifetime of local knowledge and affable personality that has propelled Edna too the top of her profession as one of Central Delaware's leading real estate personalities. Edna's unparalleled charm and magnetic personality have propelled her to the top of her profession. If you want a Realtor who has personality and is competent, choose Edna. No assignment is too big or too small for Edna and you will be on the way to a smooth settlement.With an easy-to-know personality, buying or selling through Edna has the feel of working with family. Edna delivers the professionalism of a veteran Realtor who is comfortable and competent in every facet of the real estate business. No transaction is too difficult with Edna!