Category Archives: Sellers

Information pertaining to Home Sellers

Q1-2017 Top Producer is Debbie Shearer

We are pleased to announce that Debbie Shearer, REALTOR®, has earned Top Producer status for the first quarter of 2017 at Active Adults Realty. Debbie joined our brokerage in February 2012 and has become one of our best listing agents. Debbie excels at working with her Sellers. She earned her Seniors Real Estate Specialist designation […]


These 3 Charts Shout, “List NOW!”

List NOW! Why? Remember, in school, we all learned the theory of supply and demand. When the demand for an item is greater than the supply of that item, the price will surely rise. These 3 charts will have you shouting, “List NOW!” SUPPLY The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently reported that the inventory of homes for sale […]


5 Reasons to Sell Before Spring

Spring is closer than you think. No matter what the groundhog said today, you have less time than you think to get your home on the market before the busy spring season. Many sellers feel that the spring is the best time to place their homes on the market as buyer demand traditionally increases at […]


Will my new Delaware home appreciate?

“I thought home prices were going up but then I noticed that in some of the your new home communities homes are selling for less than the sellers paid only 5 or 10 years ago. “ Let’s talk history and home appreciation in Delaware This was part of a discussion I had with a prospective […]


Rap on door; then an Offer for the House!

This morning I opened an email from John, a good friend and client, who posed the question “Soon in Sussex County?” He attached a link to an article in the New York Times about the housing shortage and its impact on homes sales, and purchases, in many key locations throughout the US including Sillicon Valley, […]


Everyone loves pets UNLESS

If you can smell it, you won’t sell it. Everyone loves pets unless they are house hunting. If they open the door and the scent of pets is all they smell, you just lost a sale. Isn’t it funny? More and more of our buyers have dogs or cats and yet, they do not want […]


Selling Your Home? R-U-Using An Agent?

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Using an Agent When Selling Your Home When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price with the least amount of hassles. However, for the vast majority of Sellers, the most important result is to actually get the home sold. In order to accomplish […]


Delaware Resorts 55+ Expo Update

Update:  We were happy to be a sponsor of the first Delaware Resorts 55+ Expo! Held at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes, it featured a wide range of organizations and companies serving the regional 55+ community including Active Adults Realty. Exhibitors included medical facilities and services, home health care agencies, lifestyle coaches, physical fitness programs, […]


5 Reasons to Sell This Fall

The holidays are right around the corner and you might not think that now is the best time to sell your house. But with inventory below historic numbers and demand still strong, you could be missing out on a great opportunity. Here are five reasons to sell your house this fall 1. Demand Is Strong […]


Kent and NCC Homes Sales and Prices Increase

A Special Report in Delaware Business Now May home sales and prices were up from a year ago in Kent and New Castle counties, Delaware. Figures from the Trend Multiple Listing Service showed the average sales price in New Castle County heading toward $220,000, with Kent seeing prices rising above $200,000. Trend’s market area includes the […]