SRES® Blog

Leveraging the Reverse Mortgage

Leveraging the Reverse Mortgage

It’s no secret that the reverse mortgage has been on the rise lately. For those aged 62 and older, it can mean the difference between buying a home they think they can afford, and buying a home they love.
Downsizing

Downsizing Made Easy

Picture this: you’re ready to help a new client sell their home so that they can move to a smaller condo close to family. After earning your Seniors Real Estate Specialist® Designation, you’ve got the knowledge, tools, and resources necessary to make their move a smooth one. However, when you get to their house to help with staging, you’re overwhelmed with the amount of items cluttering the home.
Aging and Technology

Aging and Technology: A Robotic Future?

When you read the news today, it’s hard not to come across an article mentioning the growing Artificial Intelligence market, and other technological improvements. While a robotic future can be interesting to think about, have you ever thought that robots may just be the future of aging not only in the U.S., but across the world as well?
Promoting your Senior Business

Promoting Your Senior Business

After earning your Seniors Real Estate Specialist® Designation you’re probably wondering, “how do I get started?” or “what’s the best way to begin?” It can be a little overwhelming to decide the angle you want to take when it comes to letting potential clients know that you’re ready to help with all of their senior real estate needs. Creating a successful promotion plan is a great way to ensure that your senior based business takes off.
Great Seminar

Sealing the Deal with a Great Seminar

So you’ve made the decision to focus your business on helping seniors. Your heart is in it, you have the passion, but where do you start?
Navigating the Web

Navigating the Web

Do you ever stop to think how vast the internet really is? For most of us, hopping on the computer to check email, browse news updates, or chat with friends and family through Facebook is part of our daily routine. However, it’s easy to overlook how far the internet spreads, and how many people it can connect you to.
More Than One Senior

More Than One “Senior”

When you think of the term “senior,” what comes to mind? Do you think of a specific age group? Do you have an image in your mind of what a “senior” would look like? Do you ever think about there being more than one type of “senior?”
Senior Niche

Deepen Your Senior Niche

You’ve reviewed the coursework, earned your designation, and now you’re ready to dive headfirst into creating and marketing your senior based business!
Aging In Place

Aging in Place: The Right Choice for Your Client?

While there’s plenty of snowbirds that choose a warmer climate to move to, there’s also a growing number of seniors that are choosing to stay in their own homes, or a smaller home close by, as they age.
Age-Friendly Cities

The Case for Age-Friendly Cities

When you think about retirement, and where you’d might like to end up, a variety of options probably come to mind. Whether you want to move closer to a family member, or get away from places with cold winters, you’ll want to make sure that the city you choose has all of the amenities you’ll need to ensure a comfortable, easy lifestyle.