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April 2020

How Can We Help You…Help The Ones You Love?

2020-04-23T20:49:35+00:00

As an example of how we can assist you with your real estate needs; here’s how we helped one family:  An elderly client had just been moved to a memory care facility by her family. We were able to help her out-of-state relatives prepare her home for sale by recommending contractors to them for [...]

How Can We Help You…Help The Ones You Love?2020-04-23T20:49:35+00:00

Leaving A Little Comfort Behind

2020-04-22T19:41:48+00:00

Leaving a home you love after living there for many years can take an emotional toll.  Whether you’ve downsized to a smaller home, left for a job in another town, or moved after a loss of a loved one, the memories held there can be bittersweet, especially once the home is emptied of the things [...]

Leaving A Little Comfort Behind2020-04-22T19:41:48+00:00

Selling Real Estate During COVID-19

2020-04-13T19:15:15+00:00

Selling real estate is one of the businesses that are continuing to operate during COVID-19. I can tell you, it is not business as usual. Sellers who have the choice to wait are doing so, and inventory is still very low. So especially in the lower priced homes, prices continue to rise. For people who [...]

Selling Real Estate During COVID-192020-04-13T19:15:15+00:00

The Move Makers Stepped in for a Hurried Move

2020-04-08T18:13:01+00:00

Most of our clients come to us well in advance of their moves, but sometimes circumstances are such that they need to be out of their homes much more quickly than anticipated.  That’s what happened with one lovely client in a very large home in Lake Oswego. Due to a faster than expected sale of her [...]

The Move Makers Stepped in for a Hurried Move2020-04-08T18:13:01+00:00

March 2020

Finding Senior Living during COVID-19

2020-03-31T22:29:22+00:00

What Do I Do Now???? John was in a rehabilitation facility after total knee replacement. Prior to the surgery he lived alone but was needing more and more help around the house. He was getting by, but barely. The knee surgery helped with his pain, but his family was concerned he wouldn’t be safe living [...]

Finding Senior Living during COVID-192020-03-31T22:29:22+00:00

December 2019

The Gift of Preparing for The Future

2019-12-06T03:45:29+00:00

Whether you’re 45 or 85, planning for the future can be the biggest gift you give to your family members, even while you’re still here to enjoy the present.  According to a study by Caring.com, 40% of people surveyed did not have any estate planning in place because they “just haven’t gotten around to it.” Beyond the obvious [...]

The Gift of Preparing for The Future2019-12-06T03:45:29+00:00

August 2019

Sell or Buy/Move First?

2019-08-15T04:55:11+00:00

This question is one of the most frequently asked when I am initially consulting with a real estate client or prospective client. In determining how best to serve the client, I ask the following: Can you financially make the move before selling? Can you afford supporting two households for any length of time? How competitive [...]

Sell or Buy/Move First?2019-08-15T04:55:11+00:00

Benefits of Massage Therapy

2019-08-15T04:46:59+00:00

Studies have found massage helpful for a number of conditions, including: Pain — Pain is decreased in people with Fibromyalgia, migraines and recent surgery. Back pain may also be relieved by massage. The aging process brings with it postural changes due to less intervertebral cushioning, as well as repetitive motions and habits. Massage relaxes muscles, thereby giving the skeletal system [...]

Benefits of Massage Therapy2019-08-15T04:46:59+00:00

July 2019

Avoid The Crisis Move

2019-06-20T23:33:34+00:00

Guidelines to Avoid the “CRISIS” Move We are often asked how you know if it’s time to move. We put together this list of indicators that an individual may be ready for assisted living sooner rather than later. Waiting until there is a crisis such as a visit to the hospital and the discharge planner [...]

Avoid The Crisis Move2019-06-20T23:33:34+00:00

Quality of Life

2019-07-11T16:49:49+00:00

Personal care is a critical need for seniors and the disabled. Services like hair care, nail care, and massage can have a significant impact on the overall well being of the elderly, yet many seniors don’t know that senior-focused personal care providers exist. One reason for this may be the generational gap. During the Depression [...]

Quality of Life2019-07-11T16:49:49+00:00
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