My Survey Results Just In; Seniors Facing a Move from the Home They Love…

My Survey Results Just In; Seniors Facing a Move from the Home They Love…

I am always trying to feel the pulse of my clients who are boomers and their parents. I just received the results from a survey I sent out to folks from ages 78-85. They are all homeowners and most considering a move to a senior apartment or community. So often we think we know what others are feeling but may misread emotions which are kept quiet. We are talking about a generation of seniors who are fiercely private and, in many cases, selfless. Most in this age group belong in or just behind the World War II generation. This generation would rather keep quiet about their feelings and focus on those in the family behind.  

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A Generational View of Caregiving

A Generational View of Caregiving

Caregiving, a term that means so many different things to each of us. Our definition is often based upon our experience with it, either firsthand or watching a friend or loved one live it. This guest blog post by Adele Lund of the Laureate Group explores the generational view of caregiving. 

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Baby Boomers Retiring; Looking for Comfort and Privacy!

Baby Boomers Retiring; Looking for Comfort and Privacy!

This blog post tackles the topic of baby boomers looking for retirement living options, whether it's to a first floor condo, apartment living or even a senior living community.   I give advise about what to consider as you search for housing, what the market looks like, and steps you can take now to be prepared for the housing market peak season, March through May.  If you're considering downsizing in the new year, read this article!

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Get Ready…The New Year Offers Great Opportunity!

Get Ready…The New Year Offers Great Opportunity!

I’m speaking to you the baby boomer and your parents who are homeowners.  2018 may be the year that can make or break your retirement nest egg! As we all know timing is everything and it sure doesn’t hurt to have some luck to go with your instincts.

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Fall Is Here: What's happening in the local real estate market?

Fall Is Here: What's happening in the local real estate market?

Now that fall has arrived, many of my clients have asked about the real estate market and what is the best time to sell. Most wonder if this healthy market will continue. Many are concerned about a future recession or "stumble". I thought I would share my views on the market as well as provide you with my thoughts about the future of real estate in our local market.

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There is Never a Right Time…

There is Never a Right Time…

Looking back at my 35 plus years career in real estate sales here is what comes to mind. When discussing a move with mom and dad, there is never a right time or a wrong time…it is just time!  For most of us, the number one fear we have is fear of change. Going from a known to an unknown. Moving from one’s long-time home to a senior apartment or community is a daunting process. Everyone involved wants to do the right thing. The problem is that both parties, parent and child, want something different!

 

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Listen to Bruce on WTMJ's Senior Living Today Radio Show

Listen to Bruce on WTMJ's Senior Living Today Radio Show

If you or a senior loved one are considering selling a home, there are a lot of questions you may be asking yourself. What actions should I be taking when considering senior home needs? What is involved in selling a home for seniors? What is the housing market like for those who want to sell? And, what am I going to do with all my stuff?! Navigate one of the biggest decisions of your life with Bruce Nemovitz, Senior Real Estate Specialist and author, and Melinda Stuart, Certified Senior Move Manager at Smart Moves.

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What is Title Insurance and do you need it?

What is Title Insurance and do you need it?

Many people buying a home may ask what title Insurance is or why they may need it? If you're not familiar, this article will fill you in on the reason why title insurance is an important piece of the home buying process. Buying a home is an exciting and emotional time for many people. To help you buy your home with more confidence, make sure you get owner’s title insurance. 

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Bruce is featured on WTMJ 4's Ask the Expert

Bruce is featured on WTMJ 4's Ask the Expert

Moving out of the family home can be a tough conversation. Bruce Nemovitz, a senior real estate specialist, joined Live at 4 Wednesday with tips on how baby boomers can navigate this conversation.

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