Fall Prevention in the home

As a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), I work with many Seniors that have Fallen.  Usually, I receive the call to sell their home after they have fallen,   Let's try to prevent the fall in the first place, here is a great video of safety and fall prevention in the home.   Many of these ideas to help prevent falling is good information for all of us in our own homes. Anyone can fall, … [Read more...]

Will you out-live your Money?

One of the greatest concerns for seniors is out-living their money. Care needs can be one of the most costly experiences as adults. When faced with both care needs and paying for long term care, many families buckle from the pressure and stress. A good plan, set up before a defining event, cannot only lessen stress, but give peace of mind that your future is secure whatever events occur. … [Read more...]

I’m your SRES®

I'm your SRES®, What is a SRES®(Senior Real Estate Sprcialist)?  A Seniors Real Estate Specialist®(SRES®) is a real estate agent who is uniquely qualified to assist the 50 plus market in housing sales and purchases. The SRES® designation is awarded only to real estate agents who have additional education on how to help seniors and their families with later-in-life real estate … [Read more...]

What is a Senior Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®)?

  What is a Senior Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®)?  And what do they do? A Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) is a REALTOR® who is uniquely qualified to assist seniors in housing sales and purchases. The SRES® designation is awarded only to REALTORS® who have additional education on how to help seniors and their families with later-in-life real estate transactions. A Senior … [Read more...]

Commodity Prices, How does this effect the Housing Market?

Commodity Prices, How does this effect the Housing Market?  Well, since last summer we have been expressing serious concern about the potentially damaging effects of the collapse in commodity prices. These include almost all metals, basic foodstuffs like rice, soy and wheat, animal produce and of course, energy products like oil, natural gas and coal.  Low prices sound like good news and they are … [Read more...]