Category Archives: New Construction

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Southern Delaware Communities Selling Out Quickly

If Southern Delaware is where you’d like to live, now is the time to snag a lot before they are gone.  Our agents are out in the field with our clients every day and are on the frontlines to take notice of what’s happening within the various neighborhoods and communities.  During our recent team meeting, agents […]


Are New Homes Going to Be Available to Buy This Year?

In today’s economy, everyone seems to be searching for signs that a recovery is coming soon. Many experts agree that it may actually already be in motion or will be starting by the 3rd quarter of this year. With the housing market positioned to lead the way out of this recession, builder confidence might be a bright spark that gets the […]


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 […]


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 […]



What the “Starting From” Price Really Means

The advertised new home price is WRONG! Or at least very deceiving. Builders advertise their homes at the BASE MODEL PRICE. When you see the ad saying, “Starting From the Mid $200s,” all this means is their least expensive model home has a Base Model price of $255,990 or so. This home will not sell […]


Are Builder Model Leasebacks a Good Investment​?

Buying a Model Leaseback could buy you time to get your retirement in order and get you into your desired home community. Production builders in new home communities will often build one or more models to showcase their homes, the upgrades available and dazzle those who are shopping for a new home. Before the market […]


Why Does The Same Home Cost More In Another Community?

When Builders and Developers determine the price for new construction homes, it usually starts with the land. Have you ever wondered why the exact same home in one community costs more in another community? Broker/Owner Kathy Sperl-Bell explains the factors that affect home prices and the reasons they can vary between communities. Why does the […]


Do You Recommend Buying an Extended Delivery Home?

Do you recommend an extended delivery home?

You may need to think twice before entering into a contract with a builder for an Extended Delivery Home. Is an extended delivery home really the best option for you when you buy your home for retirement? Delaware real estate broker, Kathy Sperl-Bell of Active Adults Realty explains the current state of extended delivery homes […]