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Patterson Schwartz

About Us


Who we are:

Bill Gaines and Mike Hall have joined forces to create the most experienced and knowledgeable team at Patterson Schwartz Real Estate conveniently located right in the heart of Bethany Beach.  They offer a combined 25+ years of experience helping both buyers and sellers convert their dreams into reality – Why not let them do the same for you?

 If you are looking to buy or sell in the coastal regions of Delaware or Maryland, go with experience, go with success, go with…

The Blue Coastal Group of Patterson Schwartz

2014 – #1 Sales Volume Team – CBRB – State of Delaware

2014 – #1 Listing Volume Team – CBRB – State of Delaware

2015 – #1 Sales Volume Team – Patterson Schwartz Bethany Beach

2105 – #1 Listing Volume Team – Patterson Schwartz Bethany Beach

2016 – #1 Sales Volume Team – Patterson Schwartz Bethany Beach

2016 – #1 Listing Volume Team – Patterson Schwartz Bethany Beach

You could list or buy a home with someone else, but why?


About Patterson Schwartz:

Patterson-Schwartz is the area’s leading real estate company. Since our founding in 1961, we have been committed to providing superior guidance and service to our customers. Patterson-Schwartz sales associates offer you exceptional knowledge of market conditions and a commitment to represent you honestly and professionally.

We are Delaware’s largest independent REALTOR® with nine offices and over 400 full-time Sales Associates. We offer a full range of services including residential home sales, purchase and rental; relocation services and property management.


When you buy or sell your home with Patterson-Schwartz, you benefit from the expertise we have gained over more than 50 years. We have been through many market cycles and know how to work in all conditions. We have developed the tools necessary to stay apprised of current market trends and can alter our strategies to suit the situation, no matter how quickly conditions change. Each Patterson-Schwartz sales associate draws on the company’s collective experience to provide you with the highest level of quality service.


Patterson-Schwartz offers you substantial value, whether you are buying or selling a home. If you are selling a house, our coordinated marketing program and large market share enables us to show your house to more prospective buyers quickly. If you are shopping for a home, you have ready access to the largest inventory of homes. You also benefit from competitive rates, fast pre-qualification and convenience offered through our in-house Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Loan Officers.


The Patterson-Schwartz Foundation lends support to numerous local charitable organizations, ranging from social services and health care research to youth programs and garden clubs. Chief among these are the Delaware Marathon Running Festival, the Delaware Housing Opportunity Fund, and the American Warrior Initiative. We are committed to making our service area a better place to live and work.

The following pages are what some of our previous clients have had to say. We will gladly give you contact information if you’d like to speak with any of them yourself.