Raining in Dela-Where? - Kathy Sperl-Bell

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Active Adults Realty
Boomers & Beyond and Real Estate. Important decisions at this stage of life need the help of professionals with the proper credentials and willingness to work with people for the long term. I am a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) living in Coastal Delaware.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Last week I was getting ready for a buyer client coming to Coastal Delaware to search for a beach house. Not just any beach house; they are looking for one that also has a rental unit on the property. It could be attached or over the garage. It could be an efficiency or a two bedroom. The general...
05/11/2009
At a real estate conference last year, one of the instructors commented - "We are in a Price War AND a Beauty Contest". When I am on a listing appointment, I relay this to the Sellers and politely explain that the Buyers are in charge right now. They can cherry pick the homes for sale and choose ...
05/10/2009
There are no easy loans these days. At least in my market, there are only 4 ways a buyer can purchase a property: CASH 20% down AND excellent credit - 750 range FHA which has a maximum loan amount of $375,000 USDA Rural Housing which has income limits For those in the mortgage business that are r...
05/09/2009
It's one thing to hear how difficult it is to obtain a mortgage on the news; it's another to experience the reality with our buyers these days. I have been working with a couple that truly has perfect credit. Based on their credit report and income, my Mortgage Professional could qualify them for...
05/08/2009
Last week I did something I have never done before - I attended the Legislative Action Day sponsored by our Delaware Association of Realtors PAC and I'm glad I did. It actually made me feel much better about our state government because here is what I learned - Many of our State Representatives a...
05/07/2009
On a recent walk through town with my husband, I stopped for a chat with John Milton. In 2008, his statue was placed on this comfortable bench in the heart of our newest park.   As our Mayor commented on the town's web site, "When traveling to Milton please stop by and visit our new Town Hall, on...
05/06/2009
The other night one of our local builders hosted a dinner party for a small group of local Brokers and Agents. Bill and I were included and it was quite an event. The wine was flowing and the food was excellent. They wanted to thank us for bringing our Buyer Clients to see the community and keep ...
05/05/2009
Saturday May 2, 2009, is the ANNUAL MILTON DELAWARE YARD SALE. You will find everything from quality antiques to garden items, children's toys, books and more. It's one of the best yard sales and everyone I know in town has been getting ready all week long. We usually participate, but this year I...
04/30/2009
I was just following and commenting on the excellent discussion about Dual Agency as a result of a featured Blog by Connie Goodrich from Keller Williams in McKinney, Texas, and it got me thinking about another aspect of this challenging time in real estate - FSBOs. In the past, I was against show...
04/23/2009
Despite the rain, the Milton Chamber helped Schell Brothers "cut the ribbon" at their new community Heritage Creek in Milton, Delaware. Preston Schell, President of Schell Brothers and his brother Chris Schell, President of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty are pictured to the left in...
04/22/2009
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