Seniors who have invested so much money, memories and time will hardly ever want to sell their homes even when finances get tough. Also, seniors who accept to sell their homes always have to downsize because they will often have to move to smaller houses, meaning that they end up losing so much more than just the house and the memories.
The above is a very clear indication of how emotional it is for a senior to sell his or her home, which is why a senior realtor should handle the sale of a senior's home and not just any ordinary realtor.
A senior realtor is a professional real estate agent who works with seniors to help them buy or sell houses, as well as any other need that they might have concerning their properties. Senior realtors are different from the average realtors in the sense that they go through special training to help them meet the needs of senior clients because seniors often require much more assistance than just transferring the home ownership.
Some of the best courses that real estate agents go through to become senior realtors include the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation course and the Certified Senior Housing Professional (CSHP) credential course.
Senior Realtors can meet the real estate needs of everyone out there in need of a realtor, but their additional training sets them apart as the best professionals to handle persons 50 years old and above.
The advantage in calling a senior realtor as soon as possible is because these professionals can guide seniors through the emotional experience and save seniors a lot of hassle throughout the process. Also, the realtor's experience and understanding of financial instruments available for use by seniors make them the most financially sound option to handle the sale.
Senior Realtors have experience working with attorneys, social workers, CPAs, and other professionals whose input in any real estate transfer process is important, and they guide seniors on the steps to take with these professionals to ensure a smooth process.
Senior realtors are also the best people to call when seniors do not want to sell their homes because they have access to professionals who can fit the senior's home with safety equipment and resources to make their lives in that home bearable. The professionals will install things like stairway chair lifts, wheelchair ramps, safety grab bars and any other installations necessary.
Sara Griffin is one of the most qualified Senior Real Estate Specialist in Nashville. Sara works at The Ashton Real Estate Group and has a profile on the Senior Real Estate website.
LinkedIn has a list of 63 Senior Real Estate Specialists operating in Nashville. Each of the senior realtors has a profile and a summary of the qualifications that each professional holds.
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