Category Archives: Baby Boomers

Information pertaining to Baby Boomers

Who is an Active Adult?

Is a Baby Boomer synonymous with an Active Adult? Good question! Someone joked with me the other day calling Active Adults Realty, “that brokerage that only works with old people.” Really? Active Adults Realty is a brokerage by and for Baby Boomers who are now in the prime of their lives, not Senior Citizens – […]


4 Tips for Making an Offer

So you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home’ and you finally found one! The price is right, and in such a competitive market you want to make sure you make a good offer so that you can guarantee your dream of making this house yours comes true! Freddie Mac covered “4 […]


Thinking of retiring to Florida?

No, not me, I’m not thinking of retiring to Florida! But many of our clients start out by thinking of all their retirement options and Florida is often one of them. They might say, “We are just beginning to plan for our retirement and we want to check out Florida, the Carolinas, maybe a few […]


Ingrid Kollist Joins The Active Adults Realty Team

We are pleased to welcome Ingrid Kollist, REALTOR® to the Team at Active Adults Realty in Lewes. Ingrid Kollist, a New York native, moved to Lewes, Delaware in 2015 after a 30-year career with the U.S. Department of State which took her to Helsinki, Tallinn, Stockholm, Berlin and Tel Aviv. She also spent many years […]



Over Half of All Buyers Are Surprised by Closing Costs

According to a recent survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all buyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage. Are you? After surveying 1,000 first-time and repeat homebuyers, the results revealed that 17% of homebuyers were surprised that closing costs were required at all, while another 35% were stunned by […]


Medicare 101: Know Your Benefits

Perhaps you are nearing retirement age, over age 65 and still working, or you simply want to understand how Medicare works. Read on to learn more about each part of Medicare from Randy Brown at Avery Hall Insurance Agency, Inc. Medicare 101: Know Your Benefits What is Medicare? Medicare is a federal program that provides […]


Clear Space Theatre Inspiring All of Southern Delaware

“Clear space” refers to a focus on the process, knowledge, and humanity of arts performance: the idea that we find ourselves in what appears on the stage. For those of you who do not know Clear Space, the Theatre Company’s mission is to inspire audiences, artists, and students through high-quality performances and educational experiences. A […]


The Stapletons: Our Featured Boomers

Our Featured Boomers are Tom and Jackie Stapleton of Bridgeville. Tom and Jackie Stapleton hit the ground running after relocating to Southern Delaware from Northeastern Pennsylvania. Tom, a professor who retired from teaching after 35 years in the public schools and local universities, and Jackie, who spent 30 years in social services, made the First […]


Where are you retiring from?

Everyone always talks about where they are going to retire to, but I always like to know, Where are you retiring from? What do I learn? A lot about where they are ORIGINALLY from and what is motivating them to make a change. In the past few days, we have had clients come in from […]