Category Archives: New Construction

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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 […]



Delaware Community Update for November 2018

The time is now to get in on the latest Delaware New Home Communities Wherever you go in many parts of Delaware, you’ll see signs of new home communities with heavy equipment moving dirt. Drive back in a few weeks, and model homes are dotting the landscape but so often they all look alike. As […]