Real Estate Archives - Aging in Place

Home Sharing in Retirement

A viable option for comfortable living In 2008, the United States witnessed the largest group of individuals in history become eligible for retirement. Approximately 25 percent of those individuals will rely entirely on social security benefits for their retirement income. Additionally, this same group of people will be living below poverty level in the United States. … [Read more...]

Seniors Real Esate Specialist Interview – Ruth Fennell

In this interview, Ruth Fennell, Realtor, SRES explains the challenges people face as they age and the services she provides as a Seniors Real Estate Specialist.   … [Read more...]

Why Choose a Seniors Real Estate Specialist®?

Buying or selling a home is an important event in your life. We all know that having a real estate agent makes these processes easier. For Baby Boomers and seniors, it is even more important to have an agent on your side, since this event can seriously impact your future. There are many real estate agents to choose from in just about every town. With all of the advertising … [Read more...]

SRES®: Helping You Plan Your Future Housing Needs

An introduction to Seniors Real Estate Specialists® and how they can help you achieve your aging in place goals. Some of the most important decisions you will make in your life will happen as you lay your plans for your retirement years. When faced with an ideal situation, it is easy to say, “I want it all.” But, for most it takes planning and fine tuning to make the … [Read more...]

Watch Out for Closing Costs if Buying or Selling Home for Retirement

According to a recent story on Realtor.org, the slow housing market is not bringing closing costs down. These costs can significantly impact the bottom line in your real estate deal, so make sure you take this into consideration as you plan to buy or sell your retirement home. It may surprise you to find out that New Mexico and Alaska are on this list. Click the link below … [Read more...]