Category Archives: Musings

Random thoughts and blog posts from Kathy Sperl-Bell.

Who is an Active Adult?

Is a Baby Boomer synonymous with an Active Adult? Good question! Someone joked with me the other day calling Active Adults Realty, “that brokerage that only works with old people.” Really? Active Adults Realty is a brokerage by and for Baby Boomers who are now in the prime of their lives, not Senior Citizens – […]


The Stapletons: Our Featured Boomers

Our Featured Boomers are Tom and Jackie Stapleton of Bridgeville. Tom and Jackie Stapleton hit the ground running after relocating to Southern Delaware from Northeastern Pennsylvania. Tom, a professor who retired from teaching after 35 years in the public schools and local universities, and Jackie, who spent 30 years in social services, made the First […]



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 […]


Thanksgiving for All Food Drive UPDATE

To those who donated to our Thanksgiving for All Food Drive for the Food bank of Delaware, we’re so thankful for your donations for Delaware Families In Need this holiday season! Our Food Drive continues… Pictured below are Office Manager, Judy Robinson and Assistant to the Broker, Audrey Hammond, and the first barrel “plus” of […]


5 Summer Beer Cocktails

Sail Through Summer with These 5 Beer Cocktails Liquor.com‘s  Casey Elsass posted 5 Fabulous Summer Beer Cocktails, online and right in time for Labor Day Drink Menus. “Summer is not over yet… squeeze out every last moment of sweaty beach days, sunset bike rides and a favorite summer tradition, the beer cocktail. Sure, there’s a […]


Our Favorite Summer Festivals

Check Out Delaware’s Super Summer Festivals! It’s easy to see why Delawareans flock to festivals. From New Castle through Kent County, continuing on South to the beaches in Sussex festivals are a big part of life in the 1st State.  Have a look below at some of our favorites and if you still need more […]


4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer!

Here are four great reasons to buy a home today instead of waiting. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.7% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 5.3% over the next year. […]