All posts by Kathy Sperl-Bell






Ticks and The Summer of 2017

A recent article for Men’s Health, titled 9 Things That May Make It More Likely You’ll Find a Ticks Crawling On You This Summer claims tick populations are on the rise. Are these factors raising your risk? Experts predict that 2017 will bring the highest number of ticks seen in years, according to the U.S. […]


Should I retire in Delaware or North Carolina?

Deciding whether to relocate and where to retire is one of the biggest decisions you might ever have to make. In our recent survey, we asked what additional information would be helpful to our prospective buyers. Many of you are planning to relocate but have not yet decided where you want to move. One respondent […]


Loan Recasting: Is It For You?

Pete Green of Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group shared this information about loan recasting. Here’s what he had to say… If you are looking to reduce your monthly mortgage payments, Loan Recasting is a refinance alternative that is an excellent option for retirees whose mortgage is more than they ultimately wanted. The process is as follows: […]


Why are you relocating to Delaware? You answered

Our first Survey on relocating to Delaware produced hundreds of responses that I have been reading through for days now. I realize that multiple choice questions would have been easier and quicker to analyze. I could then have said that x% of respondents chose this or that answer. But our 4 questions were open-ended and […]


2 Myths Holding Back Buyers

In Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a mortgage to the point that they don’t even try.” Here are the two myths holding back buyers… Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Buyers overestimate the […]