Aging in Place: Find Your Ideal Home with A Certified Seniors Real Estate Specialist

Aug 2, 2023

By Vanessa Saunders – Founder and CEO – Global Property Systems

As retirement approaches, the desire to age in place becomes increasingly important for many seniors. Finding the perfect home to spend your golden years is a significant decision, and it’s essential to have the right guidance and support. At Global Property Systems, we understand the unique needs of seniors and are proud to be Certified Seniors Real Estate Specialists (SRES). Our expertise can help you find the ideal home to age in place while assisting with the process of preparing your existing home for sale. From organizing what to take to navigating the complexities of real estate transactions, we’re here to ensure a smooth and seamless transition into your next chapter.

Choosing the Perfect Home and Location:
Finding the right home to age in place starts with understanding your preferences and lifestyle. As SRES professionals, we know the critical factors to consider, such as the type of residence you desire, whether it’s an apartment, condo, or single-family home. We will explore urban and rural options to identify the location that best suits your needs, whether you seek a peaceful, slower-paced rural setting or the vibrancy of an urban environment.

Assessing Environmental Considerations:
Our SRES designation enables us to focus on the details that matter most to seniors. We carefully assess the surrounding environment to ensure it aligns with your preferences and essential needs. From walkable, well-lit neighborhoods for exercise to readily available public transportation and easy access to amenities, we will help you find a location that fosters independence and an active lifestyle. We understand the significance of accessible healthcare facilities, social opportunities, and support services contributing to a fulfilling retirement experience.

Creating a Checklist for Your Aging-Friendly Home:
With our expertise, we will guide you through a comprehensive checklist of features to look for in an aging-friendly home. Ensuring the presence of first-floor bedrooms, wide hallways, threshold-free showers, and nonslip flooring, we prioritize your safety and comfort. Adequate lighting and level sidewalks throughout the community are crucial considerations. If any essential safety features are missing, we will explore options for adding them to the home to cater to your evolving needs.

Working Together to Find Your Forever Home:
At Global Property Systems, we believe in building solid partnerships with our clients. As Certified SRES professionals, we have extensive experience in the senior housing market and understand the challenges and opportunities of buying and selling homes for seniors. We aim to help you find your forever home where you can age gracefully and independently.

Preparing Your Existing Home for Sale:
Selling your current home is integral to the transition to your ideal aging-in-place residence. Our team will provide expert guidance in preparing your home for sale, organizing what to take with you, and quickly navigating the selling process. We understand the emotional aspect of leaving a home filled with memories, and we’re here to support you through every step of this journey.

At Global Property Systems, our Certified Seniors Real Estate Specialists are committed to providing you with the support, expertise, and personalized service needed to find your perfect home to age in place. From understanding your unique preferences to assessing the environmental factors that matter most to you, we ensure a tailored approach to your real estate journey. Let us assist you in making this transition as smooth and stress-free as possible so that you can embrace your retirement years with confidence and joy in the comfort of your ideal home.  Contact us today to start your journey toward a fulfilling and secure future.


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