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Are Builder Model Leasebacks a Good Investment​?

Buying a Model Leaseback could buy you time to get your retirement in order and get you into your desired home community. Production builders in new home communities will often build one or more models to showcase their homes, the upgrades available and dazzle those who are shopping for a new home. Before the market […]


Do You Recommend Buying an Extended Delivery Home?

Do you recommend an extended delivery home?

You may need to think twice before entering into a contract with a builder for an Extended Delivery Home. Is an extended delivery home really the best option for you when you buy your home for retirement? Delaware real estate broker, Kathy Sperl-Bell of Active Adults Realty explains the current state of extended delivery homes […]





Open Letter to New Home Builders

We represent our Buyer Clients, not you. That is the job of a Buyer Agent. Even more important, according to the laws of Delaware: Open Letter to New Home Builders Brokers and REALTOR®s have a duty of confidentiality to all parties from the moment of their first contact. So we are actually prohibited from sharing […]



The Blame Game: Builder vs. Developer

Who Do You Blame? Everyone knows the builder, but do you know who the developer is in that community? If there is a problem with delivery of amenities or if the clubhouse is not yet open, is the builder to blame? Sometimes yes but often it might be the developer. If the infrastructure is delayed […]


Inventory Home Blow Out in Coastal Delaware

Is now a good time to find a retirement home in Delaware? YES, for many reasons. Not only because prices have come down in response to the economy, and not only because interest rates are absurdly low, the lowest rates EVER, but also because builders don’t like year-end inventory. Many builders end their year in […]


Why should you have a Buyer’s Agent?

I’ve had some people say “Oh, we don’t know where we want to buy yet – we’re just looking around – we don’t want to waste your time”! That’s the wrong way to begin your search. Helping you get oriented, become informed about the overall real estate market and begin to make basic decisions about […]