Tag Archives: Baby Boomers retire

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 […]


Baby Boomers Are On the Move

“Baby Boomers are on the move,” according to a Merrill Lynch study that says “an estimated 4.2 million retirees i.e. Baby Boomers moved into a new home last year alone.” Two-thirds of retirees say that they are likely to move at least once during retirement. As one participant in the study stated: “In retirement, you have […]


12 Years Exclusively Focused on Baby Boomers

For 12 years now, I’ve had Boomers on the Brain, which has lead to our being The only REALTOR® Brokerage “100% exclusively focused on Baby Boomers in Delaware.” Every business, regardless of industry, wants to believe they are different and I am sure you hear that all the time. In this case however, Active Adults […]


Middletown Showing Retail Growth in 2015

An article in the News Journal by William H. McMichael, titled “Retail On The Rise In Middletown,” is worth reading if you are looking to move to an area convenient to the Northeast Corridor of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York. Middletown’s popularity is evident with our Boomer Clients looking to take advantage of Delaware’s […]


Who would retire to Delaware?

One of my agents, Debbie Shearer, was at a recent conference of REALTORS® nationwide who work with the 55+ market. Many of them were from states like Florida, California, Arizona and Nevada, states that have always been popular retirement states for people looking for the idyllic lifestyle often pictured in those Retirement magazines. One of […]


Buying the dream retirement

Did your life revolve around your job, your accomplishments, your family and a schedule that managed your life for the past 30 or 40 years? Did you dream about the day you could leave it all behind and retire in an active adult community with no children and nothing to do but relax and pursue […]


What do you want in 55+ Housing?

Sometimes I read reports from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and wonder  if they really know what it is we want in our home. They only know if we tell them and one way they know is from Census Data. Here is an excerpt: “At a briefing during the group’s annual conference, NAHB […]


America’s Top Places for Boomers to Retire

For people living in the area between Southern New Jersey and Washington DC, a popular weekend and retirement destination lies near the Delaware shore. A three-hour drive from both Philadelphia and Washington DC, the Rehoboth Beach area has been a magnet for retirees over the past several years and Delaware expects the 65+ population to […]