Covering the Cost of Long Term Care By Nan Hayes for Caring Transitions® As we mentioned in our March newsletter, paying for long term care is one of the major obstacles for many older adults and their families. Just as there are several kinds of long term care options, there are several ways to pay for them. Long Term Care Insurance The numbers suggest that only 7% of the senior population carries long term care insurance. Long-term care insur...
Overcoming 3 Big Obstacles When Moving to Assisted LivingBy Nan Hayes for Caring Transitions®There are three common obstacles many of our clients face as they search for and find their ideal assisted living community.Home Sale: Often, older adult clients have lived in their current homes for a substantial amount of time, yet as the real estate market begins to stabilize, more of these individuals are considering a home sale this spring. When sel...
Good news for
home sellers! Prices have risen by 4% in 2015 and 6% in 2014 and are projected
to grow by at least 3% in 2016. This steady growth and a more stabilized market
follows several years of ups and downs.
Overall home sales are up 11% over a year ago and continue to maintain
positive growth according to the National
Association of Realtors.
year-to-year comparisons, home sales increased across all regions and all price
Caring Transitions®: Your Trusted Provider By Nan Hayes for Caring Transitions® With over 160 offices, Caring Transitions® is the nation’s largest provider of relocation services, downsizing, estate sales and online auctions. As the “biggest and best,” we take the responsibility of our Baby Boomer clients and their aging parents quite seriously. We operate in an industry that is fraught with scam artists and ever-shifting market prices, both wh...
As the nation's largest and most trusted resource for estate sales and online auction liquidation, Caring Transitions owners are often asked how customers can best prepare for their estate sale. While there are several things that can be done even before the sale begins, we have outlined some of the questions one should ask an estate sale provider they are considering as a partner. 1. How long will it take to set up the sale in my home? The amou...