Category Archives: Baby Boomers

Information pertaining to Baby Boomers

First-Time Boomer Home Buyers

What first-time Delaware homebuyers should know when looking for a home. At what age do people buy their first home? National statistics say that eighty-one percent of Gen Z’s planning to buy a home are first-timers, compared to 64% of Millennials, 45% of Gen X’ers, and 24% of Boomers. About half (49%) of prospective buyers […]


I’m not Elderly! I’m a Boomer

Boomers don’t define themselves by their age nor allow a number to hold them back from being active, enjoying athletics, or starting a business. It happened on the pickleball court recently. We were playing with one of the best players in our group and asked, “What can we do to improve our game?” He was […]


Bringing Home an Elderly Parent

Which changes will you have to make to your home to safely accommodate an elderly parent who has come to live with you? With the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the elderly, we are learning that some of your parents are coming home to live with you—at least temporarily. Which changes will you have […]


Scam Emails, Texts, and Phone Calls

Learn what to look for to protect yourself from scam emails and calls Even before the COVID pandemic, many conducted business online. Now, those numbers have soared even higher. For this reason, it’s essential to protect yourself and get knowledgeable about how not to be vulnerable to cybercrime. Do you answer your phone? Do you […]


3 Things to Avoid When Preparing for Retirement

What you need to know when preparing for retirement and keep your home plans from derailing. You have no idea how many times we have had buyers’ retirement plans derailed because they made one of these costly mistakes. STOP! Think. And, do not do any of these things as you’re getting ready to retire: Co-sign […]


Moving to Delaware and Bringing Your Elderly Parents?

Tips for finding assisted living facilities near the communities you want to reside in. Are there assisted living facilities in communities near you? If you’re relocating to Delaware with elderly parents or extended family, this is important information to know. Many of our clients ask us about locations that will meet both their needs and […]


Younger Boomers are Searching for their Forever Home

According to a recent article from the 2020 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report, Younger Boomers —identified as buyers aged 55 to 64 years with age 60 as the median age born between 1955 and 1964—are taking a longer time to search for and find homes. The data explains the average search spans 12 […]


Meet the Blackfords – Our Featured Boomers

One of the reasons the Blackfords call Coastal Delaware home is because the area has such similar vibes to their familiar community on the North Shore of Long Island. Relocating to Delaware has been the best choice for Terry and Bill Blackford, transplants from Long Island. Keep reading to get to know them better and […]


Reinventing Retirement with Phil Martin

From the corporate IT world to making his craft of photography into a post-retirement career. Active Adults Realty invites you to meet client, friend and photographer, Phil Martin. Phil came to us as a client when he bought his home for retirement, after spending many years in IT. Watch to see how he is reinventing […]