(For our definition of “senior” in this context, see What Makes a Homeowner, Home-buyer, or Home-seller a “Mature” One?)
As real estate professionals, once we understand the primary motivations for a move, we can “usually” help people with both the tasks and the emotional stress that can accompany any relocation.
The “usually” part in my previous statement refers to the fact that not everyone really is ready. If someone says they want to move, but they really aren’t ready, no amount of knowledge, support, or expertise on our part matters.
Timing and motivation are everything. More on this later.
But for now, learn more about the 4 primary reasons for selling after retirement by following the respective links below!
Lifestyle and amenity-based moves designed to make life more interesting and fun.
Anticipating future needs or advanced planning so that if future support is needed, it is available.
Current care needs or crisis-driven moves due to declines in physical or cognitive health.
Estate liquidation when the homeowner dies or a trustee must liquidate assets.
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