Articles on "Seniors Real Estate Specialists"

The Sandwich Generation in a Retirement Community
May 1, 2006 12:00 am

The Sandwich Generation in a Retirement Community

Unlike many of her peers, Linda Blossom knew just where to turn when her mother, Gladys Tulloch, needed help with the transition from her family home to a retirement community. Thanks to a support group that her employer, Freddie Mac, provided, Linda recognized herself as a part of the Sandwich Generation-a term used to describe the increasingly large number of family members who are helping their parents while simultaneously caring for their children. Linda was remarkably well informed at the […]

Taking the Packing out of Moving: Move Management for Elders
December 21, 2005 12:00 am

Taking the Packing out of Moving: Move Management for Elders

Russell and Katherine Tearney knew they wanted to move, but they had no idea how they were going to complete the task-until they found a moving coordinator. Dr. Russell Tearney and his wife, Katherine, met while attending Virginia Union University in Richmond. The couple has spent their whole lives in education-either as students or as teachers. Dr. Tearney obtained a Ph.D. from Howard University and went on to teach cardiovascular physiology at the University until his retirement. Mrs. Tearney received […]

Helping His Peers Make the Move: Real Estate Services for Retired Seniors
November 4, 2005 12:00 am

Helping His Peers Make the Move: Real Estate Services for Retired Seniors

For most of his 40 year career, Clyde Grimm’s name was on the door placard. He was a partner in several different architecture firms before retiring from Grimm and Parker. This father of two and grandfather of five looked forward to retiring, but not for the standard reasons. Clyde had no plans to move to a beachside resort or gaze out his bedroom window at an expansive golf course. Instead, he decided to help his peers find their ideal retirement […]

A Family Style Retirement
April 12, 2004 12:00 am

A Family Style Retirement

In 1954, Mr. Warner graduated from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. While employed by the IRS, he was one of 100 agents to be chosen to attend the first Internal Revenue Service School at the University of Michigan. In 1956, he opened his accounting practice in Woodstown. Because of health reasons, he retired in 1978. His two sons have continued to run the business as Warner & Co., a CPA firm. Mrs. Warner, a self-proclaimed “jack of […]

July 24, 2003 12:00 am

How To Utilize Real Estate Services For Retired Seniors

Real Estate Agents who specialize in working with seniors can offer much more than assistance with buying and selling a home. They can offer information and advice on topics ranging from estate planning to retirement living options. Many of these specially trained realtors have been working with seniors for many years and are familiar with the concerns and needs of this niche market. Real Estate agents who work primarily with seniors can receive several different designations, including SRES (Senior Real […]