Category Archives: musings

Random thoughts and blog posts from Kathy Sperl-Bell.

Baby Boomers face Unique Concerns

Boomers have unique concerns, including aging parents Just when you reach a level of comfort with time to enjoy and plan for your retirement, you might face some challenges and concerns. These concerns may include challenges that your parents are facing. Don’t worry – you’re not alone. We, too, have aging parents. Since 2005, Active […]


Why Retire in Delaware?

I think the secret has been out for a while.  Delaware is the northeast’s top choice for retirement. Why Delaware? The top reason is taxes.   No state or local sales tax!  Did you know Delaware is only 1 out of 5 states with no sales tax? Delaware is consistently in the top 10 for […]



Don’t Wait To Sell Your Home

Super Sellers Market Don’t wait to sell your home. We are in a Super Seller’s Market! If you are a homeowner and have been thinking about selling, you have a huge advantage today over any other housing market. Today’s market is a perfect storm consisting of: high demand low inventory low interest rates In addition, […]


Beebe Healthcare Investing In The Future!

Strong History Beebe Heathcare has strong roots in Sussex County, beginning with Beebe Hospital on Savannah Road in Lewes. This healthcare system has grown from a small community hospital founded in 1916 to a modern healthcare system that provides services and helps people lead and maintain healthy lifestyles. New Leadership During a Challenging Time Did […]


Real Estate High Anxiety

“You’re in real estate, so you must be loving this market!” said a friend the other day. As if limited housing inventory and any home for sale seeming to fly off the market is fun. It’s not. “Real estate high anxiety” can overshadow the hot market. Normal Circumstances In a normal market, we enjoy working […]



Travel Boom Ahead!

We know you have heard of the Baby Boom, but have you heard of the Travel Boom? Get ready, because it’s happening right now. There is a pent-up demand to do something…anything! We have noticed a significant increase in summer traffic already, and it’s still very early in the season. I think it’s a sign […]



Testimonials and Reviews Matter

How do you find a professional real estate agent, the right agent for you? Real estate is a life-long profession for some and a second or third career for many of us. When the market is hot, new firms pop up everywhere, and new agent classes are booked solid. Some are new local firms, while […]