What is the first step to selling my home as a Senior Citizen?
If you are a Senior Citizen and considering selling your home, the first step is:
#1 and most importantly....It's important to work with a real estate agent who has extensive experience working with Seniors.
Selling your home as a Senior Citizen can be a daunting task BUT most importantly, it can be an emotional time.
For many Senior Citizens, the memories of their homes are some of the most cherished possessions they have. After all, a home is where we spend the vast majority of our lives, raising our families and making memories. It's only natural that as we get older, we often find ourselves reminiscing about the good old days. And your Agent needs to be very mindful of this.
When it comes to selling a home as a Senior Citizen, working with the right realtor can make all the difference. An Agent experienced in working with Senior Citizens will be knowledgeable not only about the market but also about the issues and challenges that Senior Citizens may face when selling that are different from other home sellers.
Selling a home is a complex process and an experienced agent having worked with Senior Citizens will have a grasp on how to navigate the selling process.
So if you're ready to sell your home, it is critical to FIRST be sure to find a real estate agent who has a lengthy history and experience working with Seniors. It could make all the difference in the sale of your home AND most importantly ensuring that you have a smooth process to accomplish your goals.
Suzanne Hinton-RE/MAX Premier Realty, Broker Associate/Attorney Licensed in Kansas and Missouri
Suzanne Hinton has been a realtor and attorney for years, and she has seen it all. Having LOVED working with endless numbers of Senior Citizens selling their homes, she is the perfect person to help sellers navigate through the complicated process of selling a home.
Day to day, she gets calls from potential clients. Clients interested in selling, but they are worried about the process. Suzanne walks them through every step of the process, and answers all of their questions. By the end of the consultation, the clients feel much more confident about home selling. She has your best interests at heart and will work hard to ensure that you are satisfied with the outcome of your transaction.
If you're thinking about selling a home, Suzanne Hinton is your best bet. With years of experience in the industry, she knows exactly what to do to make sure the process goes as smoothly as possible for her clients. Contact her today text/call 816-520-0917 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a consultation. You won't regret it!
A Quick Note:
There are so many things to think about and consider. But don't worry, I am here to help. In this series of future blog posts, I will be sharing tips for selling your home as a senior citizen including some of the ideas below. So, please watch for these upcoming posts.
- check your local market conditions.
- get your home in tip-top shape.
- start with a realistic idea of your home's value.
- market your home effectively.
- be prepared to show your home.
- be flexible on terms and conditions.
- understand the tax implications of selling your home.
- take your time.
- get help from family and friends.