55+ Independence Buyers: There Are Options!

October 26, 2014

In August of 2014 and we learned that no new homes can be delivered for another 12 – 15 months at Independence, one of the most popular 55+ communities in Millsboro, Delaware.

If anything illustrates just how busy we have been this year, this one fact tells you a lot. Between 43 and 46 new homes will settle in 2014. That is a significant increase over the 32 homes that settled in 2013 and it frankly sold out the entire first half of this community of new homes for active adults faster than even Schell Brothers forecast.

What do Independence buyers do now?

Many of you have been looking at Independence for years. You were waiting to retire or until you had a contract on your home but now you’re ready to move and you would prefer not to be homeless for a year or more. Living in limbo is never fun. When you’re ready to get on with your life, you want to begin in your new home.

We suggest these buyers consider a quality pre-owned home in Independence. In most cases, the Sellers have had a choice of premium lots. Some bought property with beautiful views or privacy. They have purchased the “Boomers’ most popular options and upgrades” including energy-efficient appliances. Some homes come with their own solar power systems. Some Sellers have already invested in the exterior curb appeal of the home with custom paver patios, gardens, and lush landscaping; and will include many post-purchase upgrades like those tasteful window treatments, sound systems and other fixtures when they sell their home.

What’s on Your 55+ Home List?

Energy-efficient, Solar Powered with $5K Decorating Allowance. This home at 23788 Samuel Adams Circle has a Solar system that is owned, not leased. This beautiful home with an open floor plan and flex room backs to landscaped common area and includes a $5000 Decorating Allowance to make it your own. A blank canvas to personalize and offered at an unbelievable price for this community at $375,000.

Elegant Furnishings-Close to Clubhouse. This home at 30146 George Washington Avenue was an original Huntington model and still shows like a model home with all of the original designer furnishings and accessories. Over 2000 sq. ft. with 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, hardwood floors, formal dining, living and family rooms, gas fireplace, gourmet kitchen and screened porch. $399,000

Luxurious Options, Gourmet Kitchen and Extra-large Garage. The Owners of this Kingfisher model at 29683 Franklin Roosevelt Lane spared no expense including all the options that have made the Kingfisher a top pick in all Schell Brothers communities. The Sellers added the extended gourmet kitchen with upgraded cabinetry and wide hickory hardwood in main living areas. There’s a den/office, sunroom and large deck. On the 2nd floor, an open Loft plus 2 bedrooms and storage room. $498,900

Hot Tub, Pond Views, Bose Sound System and Ultimate Owners’ Suite. Our listing at 23724 Samuel Adams Circle, an exquisite Hancock model, includes your own solar power system, hickory hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen and the ultimate owners’ suite. The Sellers added a Bose surround system and components, BCD custom closets, Plantation shutters, sunroom, gas fireplace and rear patio with awning and hot tub. $475,000

Curb Appeal, Custom Patio, Pergola & Bonus Room. The owners of this professionally landscaped Revere model at 23734 Samuel Adams Circle selected top quality upgrades like natural maple hardwood floors, a gourmet kitchen, expanded living areas, sunroom and screen porch leading to an absolutely stunning paver patio and pergola! And with a finished Bonus Room above the garage, just call it home. Just Listed at $450,000

If you are just starting your search, or if you’re ready to make the move and Independence sounds like it’s for you, Email us. We’d be happy to answer any of your questions and be your guide to find the perfect Delaware home.

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