Sam Benson of Walnut Creek Seniors provides a free infographic on what one should consider when buying a new home.
Sam Benson provides a free infographic on the six types of senior housing.
Usually the 55+ demographics of buyers have different wants, needs, and budgets when buying a home vs. a new homeowner demographic. There are no rules that should dictate how and what property you purchase in either demographic. This said, there are three common things that I tell my senior demographic to consider when downsizing the […]
If you’re a senior seeking to sell your family home, right now is a good time to start taking action. Walnut Creek has a limited inventory, which means homes are staying on the market for less time and are bringing in multiple offers. In fact, our area is one of the hottest areas in the […]
When I help my senior clients find new housing options in the greater Walnut Creek area, I am astonished on how many of my clients truly don’t understand the difference between active adult communities and assisted living communities. I wanted to clarify the definitions because I also realized that some of my clients, and many […]
I was recently asked if I could help provide some pointers for a senior couple who I helped downsize their living situation to meet their current lifestyle needs. The request inspired me to write this blog. You see, too many seniors are under the impression that an estate sale has to come after they have […]
I’m often referred to as Walnut Creek’s Senior Real Estate Specialist. While I am a real estate broker who focuses on senior real estate, I don’t mind being referred to as the city’s “go to” specialist or expert. There are many benefits for working with someone, like myself, who is focused on the senior demographic. […]
Yes, we are in a drought. It is time to buckle down on water consumption. Does this mean your property value is going down? No. In fact, in probably will go up based on limited availability. As the drought moves forward, more people want to hold on and reserve their properties making inventory a bit […]
Recently, I have had several of my senior clientele ask me about social media and marketing their homes. Well, social media does have an impact on how homes are featured for the seller and to the buyer, but there is more to this. Social media companies are improving the price sellers are getting for homes […]
I received a note on Instagram the other day. Someone wanted me to spell out typical real estate “jargon” so they could be self-assured that they were up and about when it came to the industry terms we brokers and agents use. Well, that was a great suggestion. If you’re curious, or simply want to […]