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3 Questions Older Adults Should Ask A Real Estate Professional

 Posted by Diane Blum on February 11, 2019 at 8:15 AM
Choosing housing needs is an intricate process, in the case of older adults and their families the needs can be quite complex. Selling situations may be complicated by issues such as family dynamics, deteriorating health, personal loss, and financial constraints. Whether buying or selling a home, older adults have unique needs.

High Quality Furniture for Low Price!

 Posted by Diane Blum on March 23, 2018 at 8:27 AM
IKEA furniture has become the go to furniture store amongst Millennials. Why is this? Cheap and affordable, yes, but that is exactly what it is, cheap. You feel like you are getting nice new out of the box (literally) furniture. However, due to its very poor durability you will need to replace it much sooner than you would like. Looking for another option to owning furniture for an affordable...

Senior Communities Being Built at a Rapid Rate

 Posted by Diane Blum on March 14, 2018 at 10:41 AM
Have you noticed a large number of senior communities being built in your city or town? It feels like every time one is completed, another one is being constructed. Given the aging population, it appears there will be no slowing down of the construction of these large senior living communities. Is there demand for the amount of senior living communities that they are building? According to statistics, yes. In a 2016 publication by the Popula...

We Finally Found My Parents a New Home! Now We Need Help...

 Posted by Diane Blum on March 9, 2018 at 10:43 AM

“Due to their health, my elderly parents could no longer live at their home by themselves anymore.  I try to help the best I can but between raising my own family and working a full time job I can’t give my parents the amount of time they need.  Finally, after several very stressful months of us searching for their new home, we have finally found the perfect community for them to move into. Yay! Woo!....Except, how am I going to move my parents into their new home and clear out their current house, which looks like it belongs on the show hoarders, so that it can...

Planning for a Move Together

 Posted by Diane Blum on February 14, 2018 at 7:40 AM
Combining households can be beautiful, exciting, and frightening at the same time. Whether you are an excited new couple, a newlywed couple, or anything in between, with such heightened emotion it's important to have a plan to help you navigate through all the movement. Before creating a plan, have an open discussion with your significant other about what your space together needs, your preferred design styles, the layout, measurements and how you can minimize clutter.