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Do I Need a Home Inspection When I Buy My Delaware Home – Part 2

do I need home inspection for my Delaware home?

Home Buyers should definitely consider getting home inspections and be aware of your rights and responsibilities you have in the process. In Part 2 of this installment, we continue the conversation with Kathy Sperl-Bell and attorney Heidi Gilmore of Baird Mandalas Brockstedt, LLC discussing home inspections including radon inspections, and what rights buyers and sellers through […]


How To Avoid Email Scams in a Real Estate Transaction

Protect yourself from email scams

Protect yourself from email scams that target you when buying a home. Delaware Real Estate Broker, Kathy Sperl-Bell of Active Adults Realty shares a real life story on how she was targeted by fraudsters over email, and how you should be wary of email scams, especially during real estate transactions. Online scammers are turning to […]


What Size Home Do I Need After Retirement?

How to do I decide on the right home size after retirement

How to Decide on the Right Home Size After Retirement After retirement, just how much space do you think you will need in a home? This week’s Ask The Broker video discusses the key questions you should ask yourself when deciding on what size of a home you really need after you retire. Today’s question: […]


Deciding if a Home Warranty is Right for You

Whether or not you should purchase a home warranty depends on your specific needs as the homeowner and what’s covered by the issuing company.      More and more a home warranty is a common piece of a real estate transaction. A warranty is an attractive selling factor that helps a home get sold faster. […]


Do Solar Panels Sell Homes in Delaware?

If you have installed solar panels, will it help you sell your home faster and for more money? Many homeowners question if installing solar panels will increase their home’s value and cause it to sell faster. If you own the solar system, then the answer is a resounding YES. But if you have a leased solar […]


If Rodney were a REALTOR®…

If Rodney Dangerfield were a REALTOR®, he would be saying… “I get no respect!” We all hear about bad real estate agents, and there are some. There are good and bad in every profession. Good doctors and bad doctors. Good CPAs and bad CPAs. Good hairdressers and bad. But there are also bad clients, disrespectful […]


Buyers in Coastal Delaware make real estate fun!

In between showing homes to prospective buyers and visiting with current clients, there is the time alone in the car. It’s my creative time to reflect on what I enjoy about this business of real estate. The other day, it hit me – Listings make Real Estate a business Buyers make Real Estate fun! When […]