Buying A Home

What To Expect From the Housing Market in 2023

What To Expect from the Housing Market in 2023 | MyKCM

The 2022 housing market has been defined by two key things: inflation and rapidly rising mortgage rates. And in many ways, it's put the market into a reset position.

As the Federal Reserve (the Fed) made moves this year to try to lower inflation, mortgage rates more than doubled  something thats never happened before in a calendar year. This had a cascading impact on buyer activity, the balance [...]

Should You Stay or Should You Go? - Making Decisions during a pandemic

The factors to consider when deciding if you should stay or go when it comes to buying or selling your home during a pandemic.

Who among us could have forecast a pandemic in 2020 and what this would look like for the Delaware real estate market? Not even the best crystal ball on the shelf could have seen [...]

7 Tips to Buying in the Right Delaware Neighborhood for You

Learn how to choose your right neighborhood using our checklist as you make house buying decisions.

Buying a home in the right neighborhood is easy if you are staying in the same town or at least in the same general area. But what if you have decided to relocate, especially now that you are also planning to retire? This is not so easy. [...]

Evaluating if Your Home Adapts to Your Needs in Retirement

When thinking about your home as you enter your retirement years its critical to know how well your home will adapt to your living needs.

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As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether they should sell their homes and move has become a hot topic. In [...]

What Homes Can I Buy in Delaware For $150K or Less?

Are there any homes for sale in a Delaware 55+ community for less than $150K?

The answer is yes but not very many. Most homes in this price range are manufactured homes found in parks or communities in which you do not own the land. Instead of an HOA, where you purchase a lot/home package, the land in these communities is owned by the [...]

Consider The Home Resale Value When You Buy That Home For Retirement

Before buying your retirement home consider its resale value because often times retirees will buy and sell multiple homes after retirement.

Youre thinking What!?! Im retired and this is the last home I am going to buyor, is it?

This is what we hear and what we read in AARP as well as other publications targeting the 55+ population. But, is [...]

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

Home Buyers should definitely consider getting home inspections and be aware ofyour 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 [...]

How To Avoid Email Scams in a Real Estate Transaction

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 [...]

What Size Home Do I Need 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 [...]

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