Homes are some of the biggest investments that most people ever make, and selling them is one of the most emotionally draining experiences homeowners go through. Senior homeowners often go through downsizing and often have to move to assisted living communities, events that never happen when younger adults are selling their homes.
Seniors also have to worry about their proximity to long-term care, retirement budgets, and estate planning, all factors making a real estate transaction involving a senior to be extremely complicated. Therefore, since seniors are a special group of homeowners, the realtors that deal with them also have to be special.
Senior realtors are the professionals who deal with seniors; professionals who are not your average realtors. For realtors to receive the title of a senior realtor, they have to go through courses that equip them with knowledge and skills on how to handle seniors.
Some of the most recommended courses to take for realtors who want to serve seniors include the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation course and the Certified Senior Housing Professional (CSHP) credential course. Some professionals go ahead and take both the above courses, for them to become the best in the business.
Although most people are aware of the meaning of who a senior is, it is important to realize that senior realtors serve persons above the age of 50 years. This group of seniors keeps growing by the day, and most of them are looking to sell their homes. Regardless of what a person's retirement status, age, or care needs, all seniors will find that these professionals are extremely valuable.
Seniors willing to sell their homes should get in touch with senior realtors as soon as possible because these realtors deal with so much more than just the actual sale. Senior realtors explain every step of the sale to seniors in a way they can understand, and they help them to deal with all the concerns.
Seniors whose desire is to stay in their homes and not move can call in senior realtors to help them customize their homes for seniors through fitting stairway chair lifts, safety grab bars, wheelchair ramps, and other useful features.
Senior Realtors assist seniors to handle all the tasks involved in dealing with a sale or purchase. The transfer process will also require attorneys, tax-planners, CPAs, social workers, and other professionals that the senior would have had a tough time locating.
Kari Lindstrom is one of the Certified Senior Housing Professionals in Fort Worth, and seniors can learn more about her from her website or the Certified Senior Housing Professional Directory.
Seniors who want to work with Senior Real Estate Specialists in Fort Worth can choose from the list of at least 266 professionals on LinkedIn. The social profiles of the SRES specialists give seniors all the information they need to hire their best candidates.
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