Senior moving tips

The million dollar question? "What can I do to enhance the value of my home for  the least amount of money ?" Answer? Start  Packing ~ That's it! You're going to move your things anyway, right? It seems like the longer you've lived in your home, the longer you've stayed on one place,  the more you've accumulated. That's especially true for seniors. Remember less is better when it comes to selling your home.  Buyers need to see your home, and not your possessions.  The home selling tips on t...
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Probate & Trust Sales

So where do we begin? Are you at that time of life when Mom or Dad has passed on? Is it time to sell the family home or retirement condo? We recognize that for most people, it's far more than a "bricks and mortar" sale of a home. For many it's an emotional time for all. You could be an Executor if you were named in a will, an Administrator if you're appointed by the court, or perhaps a Sucessor Trustee named in family trust. Irrespective of your title we understand first-hand it's a big resp...
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Top 10 Things to Know About a Reverse Mortgage

1. What is a reverse mortgage? A reverse mortgage is a special type of home loan that lets a homeowner convert the equity in his or her home into cash. The equity built up over years of home mortgage payments can be paid to the homeowner: in a lump sum, in a stream of payments, or as a supplement to Social Security or other retirement funds. But unlike a traditional home equity loan or second mortgage, no repayment is required until the borrowers no longer use the home as their principal resi...
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How Can a SRES Help?

A Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES) is experienced and knowledgeable in meeting your specific needs.  If you're a senior, 55+ that can make all the difference in the world when it comes to your move. Changes in lifestyle and personal situations can occur quickly and dramatically at times with little warning. Good real estate planning could be the most important issue for your own financial security. You want to make the wisest decision you can when selling a home, relocating, or making a...
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Thinking of moving

Moving... How Do You Know When The Time Is Right For You? If you're a senior and considering a move, when is the right time for the right move... how do you know when it's  right for you? No two of us are the same, nor is every situation the same, however there are some common situations many seniors share.  Listed below are some of the more typical reasons someone would decide to move,  possibly "downsizing" a living environment.  Some may appear to be somewhat tongue-in-cheek, yet they're al...
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