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Delaware Real Estate Begins 2020 on a High Note

Every year at this time, we look back to analyze “The Year in Review” and look forward to forecast where the market is going. As Active Adults Realty celebrates our 10th year, memories of the market crash have subsided—somewhat. We survived 2008, 2009, 2010, and started this brokerage with a firm belief the market would […]


On Location With Linda Chick at Heritage Shores

Meet Active Adults Realty Agent, Linda Chick, On Location at Heritage Shores. Active Adults Realty invites you to meet one of our great agents, Linda Chick. Linda shows you one of Delaware’s most popular active adult communities, Heritage Shores. Hear Linda’s story on how she and her husband came to Delaware and why she enjoys […]


On Location with Donna Beck

Meet Active Adults Realty Agent Donna Beck and she showcases beautiful Lewes, Delaware. Active Adults Realty invites you to meet one of our great agents, Donna Beck in Lewes, Delaware. Watch as Donna highlights​ the beautiful gardens throughout Lewes, the favorite places to get an ice cream cone and where to catch a gorgeous​ view​ […]


Why You Should List Your Home in the Winter

When home inventory levels dip buyers want more house choices; this is exactly when you should list your home for sale.    Many sellers believe Spring is the best time to put their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year. What they don’t realize is if every homeowner believes […]


On Location with Ron Mercante

Meet Active Adults Realty Agent, Ron Mercante, as he shows you the beautiful grounds of The Hagley Museum. Active Adults Realty invites you to meet one of our great agents, Ron Mercante at the picturesque grounds of the Hagley Museum. Learn more about this Wilmington area treasure on the Brandywine River and about Ron’s background […]



Delaware’s Wealthiest Zip Codes

When you’re considering a move to a new area it’s important to use straightforward information to make a sound decision.  You might be surprised at the recently published list of the 25 wealthiest zip codes in Delaware. I was until I noticed that the ranking system used by the Delaware Business Times was based on […]


Competing Against New Construction

Before listing your home for sale it’s essential to understand your competition.  New construction is having a major impact on the housing market in many parts of Delaware. If you are planning to sell your home, you need to know your competition and it is no longer just the house next door; it’s the new […]


How Brokers & Appraisers Work Together

When a licensed Delaware home appraiser steps up to do their job, they are completely neutral towards both the Lender (who assigns them to a home) and the Broker who is representing the home. This is a very good thing for buyers and sellers. Appraisers feel the pressure to “get it right” regardless of how […]


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 […]