Tag Archives: buyer agent


Ask the Broker: What does your REALTOR do?

Once in a while, a brand new client finds us online, comes down and purchases a home on that first visit. They often joke, “Well this must have been your easiest commission!” But that rarely happens. Most of the time we hear from people that are considering a possible relocation when they retire and Delaware […]




A Home Inspection is not a Vendetta

A Home Inspection is to uncover Major Defects and Safety Issues. On an existing home, a home inspection is not a “Honey Do” list, directing a Seller to make their home like new. If it was a new home, it would cost more. If it were totally upgraded, renovated, brought up to 100% of what […]


Choose your own settlement attorney in Delaware

In Delaware, the Buyer chooses the settlement attorney and the attorney represents the Buyer, not the Seller. If the Seller wishes to retain their own counsel, they may do so, but you should not give up your right to representation by your own attorney Use your own Attorney In new construction, it has become common […]



What are homes selling for at Independence?

With new home communities, not all sales are reported through the Multiple Listing Service. I always go back to the tax records to see exactly what recent homes have sold for INCLUDING ALL OPTIONS AND UPGRADES. The new, to-be-built homes that are listed for sale in the MLS are listed at the Base Model Price, […]


Send me the floor plans for Heritage Shores

We get requests like that all the time from people that have never even been to Coastal Delaware. I often wonder what difference it makes if you like or don’t like a particular floor plan unless you already know you like the area and the community. You can look at pictures of houses, study the […]


New Home or Resale when you relocate to Delaware?

Have you noticed that I cover new home communities rather extensively? That is because all of the builders and developers of new home communities, active adult, age-restricted or all-ages communities, do cooperate with real estate agents and brokers. This is not necessarily the case everywhere but it is true here in Delaware. What does that […]