All posts by Kathy Sperl-Bell

Rise to the Top of the Pool by Selling Your House Today

With the release of the latest Economic Pulse Flash Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), results show that people selling their houses today are holding strong on price. According to the most recent data, 74% of real estate agents noted that sellers are not dropping listing prices to attract more buyers. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at NAR, noted: “The housing market […]



The Hidden Truths About iBuyers

Learn the facts about working with iBuyers compared to using a licensed professional REALTOR®. What’s the best way to sell your home for the most money in the shortest time? List with a licensed professional REALTOR® or sell to an iBuyer? What exactly is an iBuyer? When thinking about selling, homeowners have many options. A […]


Re-opening Delaware: The Facts

Read some local viewpoints and impacts related to re-opening the state of Delaware and nearby states plus how these re-opening plans affects real estate transactions. Whether you live in Delaware or are among the many living in our neighboring states, we believe you will agree it’s refreshing to see the Governors of the nearby states […]


House Hunting in Delaware During This Pandemic

Learn what you need to know about house hunting during this Coronavirus pandemic. Every state is different when it comes to house hunting during this Coronavirus pandemic so here are the facts about Delaware. On March 22, Delaware’s Governor John Carney issued the fourth modification to his state of emergency declaration, in which, he ordered […]


The Pros to a Quick Delivery Home

When you want to move in soon with a new construction home but time is precious, choose a quick delivery home. When you don’t have much time but truly want to have a new construction home, a Quick Delivery (QD) home is a logical choice. What makes a quick delivery home right for you? These […]


Behind the Scenes at The Lewes Historical Society

Even during a pandemic, The Lewes Historical Society located in Lewes, Delaware has much happening around the community. April is when the tulips bloom and the staff readies for a busy season at the Lewes Historical Society. This year, 2020, will be a particularly exciting year with the arrival of James A. Abbott as its […]


Working from home

Why Home Office Space Is More Desirable Than Ever For years, we’ve all heard about the most desirable home features buyers are looking for, from upgraded kitchens to remodeled bathrooms, master suites, and more. The latest on the hotlist, however, might surprise you: home offices. In a recent article by George Ratiu, Senior Economist with realtor.com, he notes how listings […]


What You Need to Know About Buying New Construction Homes

There are so many reasons why new construction homes are the right choice for Boomers.   When you look forward to your next home in Delaware don’t neglect considering a new construction home. Since 2010, Active Adults Realty® has helped 665 clients buy a new construction home! On average, those buyers represented between 45% and 60% of the […]


Think This Is a Housing Crisis?

Think This Is a Housing Crisis? Think Again. With all of the unanswered questions caused by COVID-19 and the economic slowdown we’re experiencing across the country today, many are asking if the housing market is in trouble. For those who remember 2008, it’s logical to ask that question. Many of us experienced financial hardships, lost […]