Boomer Buyers

Recognizing the Boomers

Some may think recognizing a Boomer is guessing their age, but a Boomer is so much more

At Active Adults Realty, all of our agents are SRES certified - meaning we have specialized understanding and resources to meet the particular needs of maturing Americans, aged 50+, when selling, buying, relocating, or refinancing residential or [...]

First-Time Boomer Home Buyers

What first-time Delaware homebuyers should know when looking for a home.

At what age do people buy their first home? National statistics say that eighty-one percent of Gen Zs planning to buy a home are first-timers, compared to 64% of Millennials, 45% of Gen Xers, and 24% of Boomers. About half (49%) of prospective buyers in the [...]

What are the Buyers Closing Costs in Delaware in 2018?

Buyer closing costs on the purchase of a home vary from State to State but they can also vary depending on the kind of home and where it is located within the State.

Buyers initially tend to focus on the purchase price of a home. We think it is equally important to understand the cost to go to settlement and the ongoing costs of living in [...]

The First Step in Your Delaware Home Search is Elimination

Active Adults Realty agents help buyers narrow their Delaware home search

One of our real estate agents, AlWillis, told me that his first meeting with prospective buyers is more about elimination than it is about consideration. So, I asked him what he meant by [...]

7 Things to Know About Living in an Age-Restricted Community

"House hunting for active-adult living can be a whole new ball game," says Devon Thorsby, the Real Estate editor at U.S. News and World Report.

Devon recently contacted me and we talked about what you need to know about living in an Age-Restricted Community.

The resulting article appeared online at U.S. News and World Report on April 7, [...]

Rap on door; then an Offer for the House!

This morning I opened an email from John, a good friend and client, who posed the question

"Soon in Sussex County?"

He attached a link to an article in the New York Times about the housing shortage and its impact on homes sales, and purchases, in many key locations throughout the US including Sillicon Valley, prompting his question, "Could [...]

The Top Reason to List Your House Now!

If you are debating listing your house for sale this year, here is the #1 and top reason to list your house and not to wait!

Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes For Sale

The National Association of REALTORS (NAR)Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun recently commented on the inventory shortage: With demand holding firm and homes selling even faster than a year ago, the notable increase in closings in recent months took a dent out of what was available for [...]

12 Month Home Price Change... Don't Wait Another Day!

Gail Alm, Mortgage Planning Specialist at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. in Rehoboth Beach offered this timely home price information, and asks, "As a Home Buyer, take a look at the chart below, do you really want to wait another day?"

12 Month Home Price Change, how much more will it cost you today?

The National Average... home prices are up [...]

Kent County Real Estate Update Fall 2014

Kent County Real Estate Neighborhood News-Fall 2014

By Bill Bell

Kent County is home to the state capital Dover, Dover Downs and the Dover Air Force Base. In this area, you will find a good choice of smaller 55+active adult communities and the prices can be significantly lower than in the areas to the north or [...]

Report: Big Homes Are a Hot Trend on the National Real Estate Market

Big homes are a big deal on the national housing market, according to a recent article in USA Today.

Evidently, big homes are a hot trend and a growing number of home buyers are looking for larger homes to accommodate their every need and desire.

In fact, of the 569,000 homes built last year in the US, about 33 percent (or 188,000 homes) had [...]

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