Auto Added by WPeMatico

Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal.

By |2022-08-18T03:00:12-07:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Baby Boomers, Demographics, For Sellers, Real Estate, Senior Market|

Whether you’ve just retired or you’re thinking about retirement, you may be considering your options and trying to picture a whole new stage of your life. And you’re not alone. Research from the Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) shows 10,000 Baby Boomers reach the typical retirement age (65) every day, and only 47% of the [...]

What Is Multigenerational Housing? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2022-04-15T03:00:19-07:00April 15th, 2022|Categories: Baby Boomers, Buying Myths, Demographics, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Gen Z, Generation X, Infographics, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Senior Market|

Some Highlights If you have additional loved ones coming to live with you but don’t have enough space, it may be time to consider a larger, multigenerational home. Some key benefits of multigenerational living include a combined homebuying budget, shared caregiving duties, enhanced relationships, and more. These benefits might be why more people are choosing [...]

Retirement May Be Changing What You Need in a Home

By |2021-11-17T04:00:37-07:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Baby Boomers, Demographics, For Buyers, For Sellers, Real Estate, Senior Market|

The past year and a half brought about significant life changes for many of us. For some, it meant entering retirement earlier than expected. Recent data shows more people retired this year than anticipated. According to the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, 2021 saw a retirement boom: “At least 1.7 million more older workers [...]

Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-04-09T03:00:27-07:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Baby Boomers, Demographics, For Buyers, For Sellers, Generation X, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Senior Market|

Some Highlights If your house is feeling a little cramped with the addition of adult children or aging parents, it might be time to consider a move-up into a multigenerational home that better suits your changing needs. With benefits that include a combined homebuying budget and shared caregiving duties, an increasing number of households are [...]

Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later?

By |2020-10-08T03:00:10-07:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Baby Boomers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Interest Rates, Real Estate, Senior Market|

Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior to the health crisis that swept the nation in 2020, most people had to wait until they retired to make a move to the beach, the golf course, or the senior living community they were looking to settle into for their later years in [...]

The Many Benefits of Aging in a Community

By |2020-05-15T13:36:39-07:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: Baby Boomers, Demographics, For Sellers, Real Estate, Senior Market|

There’s comfort in being around people who share common interests, goals, and challenges. That comfort in a community doesn’t wane with age – it actually deepens. Whether it’s proudly talking about grandchildren or lamenting the fact that our eyes aren’t as good as they used to be, it helps to be around people who not [...]

Does “Aging in Place” Make the Most Sense?

By |2020-05-15T13:36:40-07:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Baby Boomers, Demographics, For Sellers, Generation X, Real Estate, Senior Market|

A desire among many seniors is to “age in place.” According to the Senior Resource Guide, the term means, “…that you will be remaining in your own home for the later years of your life; not moving into a smaller home, assisted living, or a retirement community etcetera.” There is no doubt about it – [...]

Should I Sell My House This Year?

By |2020-01-28T04:00:11-07:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Baby Boomers, For Sellers, Generation X, Millennials, Real Estate, Selling Myths|

If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) should boost your confidence as it relates to the current selling sentiment in the housing market. Even with all the information overload [...]

How Buyers Can Win By Downsizing in 2020

By |2020-05-15T13:36:40-07:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Baby Boomers, Down Payments, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Real Estate, Senior Market|

Home values have been increasing for 93 consecutive months, according to the National Association of Realtors. If you’re a homeowner, particularly one looking to downsize your living space, that’s great news, as you’ve likely built significant equity in your home. Here’s some more good news: mortgage rates are expected to remain low throughout 2020 at [...]