What is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist®?

What is Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) and how is that different from a standard REALTOR®?  Simply put, a Seniors Real Estate Specialist® is a REALTOR® who has successfully completed the Seniors Real Estate Specialist® designation program through the National Association of REALTORs®. This program is designed to educate REALTORs® on the unique needs and

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Five Important Home Features for Successful Aging in Place

Many older adults today are making the decision to age in place. Part of that process is living in a safe, accessible home now and into the future. Whether downsizing to a smaller home or making modifications to the one in which you currently live, here are five important home features for successful aging in

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Becoming a Renter After Being a Long-Time Homeowner

Many older adults who choose to downsize later in life find renting to be prefered to owning a home due to the reduced maintenance and responsibilities. Becoming a renter, however, may pose some challenges. Here are some tips for becoming a renter after being a long-time homeowner. Start by knowing what rent you can afford.

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Important Signs That It May Be Time To Move

Maybe it is something you have been thinking about for a while, or maybe an event triggered the question. Either way, older adults (and their adult children and family) often find themselves asking whether they should consider moving.  And if so, when they should move. Each person and circumstance will vary, but be aware of

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