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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 […]


Don’t Go House Hunting Unprotected

Going house hunting without a Buyers Agent can have expensive consequences. Admit it. When you’re driving around, you can’t resist driving into a new home community to look at the model homes. Who doesn’t like looking at new homes and new home communities? You don’t call your Buyer’s Agent because what could possibly go wrong? […]


On Location with Bob Greason

Meet Active Adults Realty Agent Bob Greason, on location at the Indian River Inlet. Meet Active Adults Realty Agent, Bob Greason as he shows you one of his favorite Delaware spots, Indian River Inlet. Learn about how Bob came to settle in Delaware and see his favorite places to check out. Do you have a […]