Tag Archives: new home communities


55+ Truitt Homestead Exclusive Preview Event

Truitt Homestead Exclusive Preview Event Saturday, June 3  |  12pm to 3pm A NEW Luxury Independent Living Community in Rehoboth Beach! Truitt Homestead is a maintenance-free community offering extensive amenities and services catered to those looking for enhanced independent living.  Next to Kings Creek and Rehoboth Beach Country Club, it’s the only new home community […]



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 […]


Virtual Video Tour for the missing Spouse

Relocating to a different state can present some challenges if one or both spouses are still working. I have been working with Buddy and Linda for some time now but never both of them at the same time. First Buddy made the initial inspection trip and decided he liked it here. Then we had to […]


Selling in a buyer’s market 2012

These have been challenging times for anyone selling a home. We understand, as REALTORS we have had our share of selling our own property during this buyer’s market and it wasn’t pretty. As if that isn’t bad enough, some of us also have to compete with a builder! So if you decide to sell in […]


Understanding Base Model Pricing

Wow, look at that model with the gourmet kitchen, the hardwood floors, the luxury owner’s bath and that outdoor kitchen! That’s the house I want … but that costs what? Why do builders put so many options and upgrades into their model homes? If they built a base model home and just let it speak […]


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 […]


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 […]


What Builders Want in Delaware!

It’s very simple; builders want to sell you a home. In a new home community, with fashionably decorated models, they hope to entice you to buy on your first visit. They don’t want you to go anywhere else or look at any other homes or communities. The Sales Center staff work for the builder, not […]