SRES designation: What is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist®?

Senior Real Estate

Created by the National Association of Realtors, a Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (or SRES) is specifically trained for the challenges and situations that clients age fifty and over face, including cultivating a network of related senior specialists in fields such as estate planning and tax counseling so that the SRES can provide a truly outstanding…

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Decluttering and Downsizing: Estate Sale Services

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Sorting and Cleaning The estate sale professional begins the process by assessing the assets. After acquiring an inventory of the estate, and an estimate of profits, the planner consults with the owner to determine if the potential sale will be valuable enough to move forward. If the owner approves, a contract will be made between…

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Managing a Move to Senior Residence

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If you are using a Seniors Real Estate Specialist to sell your home because you’ve already decided to move into a senior living residence, they can also work with you on navigating the emotional rollercoaster that comes along with downsizing. Moving elderly parents For most people, aging brings a new set of challenges. New health…

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Choosing a Seniors Real Estate Specialist

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When selling a senior’s home, who better to hire than a senior-friendly realtor? According to the National Association of Realtors Seniors Real Estate Specialists are highly specialized realtors, qualified to address the needs of home buyers and sellers age 50+. In addition to helping you figure out the valuation of your current home, Senior Real…

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Ways to Prepare your Home for Sale

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Clean and Organize Scrub every nook and cranny Clear out the clutter Remove personal items Organize your closets and drawers Shampoo your carpets Mend and Fix Tackle that to-do list Repaint walls in a fresh neutral color Update kitchen and bathroom fixtures, faucets, and hinges Boost the curb appeal, freshen up the front door and…

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