Real estate agents offer extra services for seniors

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Original Article from CBC Canada 

Posted: Mar 13, 2014 8:21 PM ET

 

Gordon’s Estate Services is an  Accredited Senior Agent! Watch the video below to learn more about what a transition specialist can do for you.

A new breed of real estate agent has emerged to help seniors do more than just sell their homes. When Gerry Biller, 85, moves into a retirement home next month, it will be with the added assistance of Barry Lebow and Monica Black.

Baby Boomers Downsizing? No, They’re Upsizing To Luxury, Sotheby’s Says

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Original Article from Huffington Post

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n-LUXURY-HOME-large570TORONTO – Baby boomers continue to drive sales in the luxury real estate market, upsizing their homes while also helping their Gen-Y offspring with home purchases, according to a new report.

The study by Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, which involved interviews with leading realtors in specific markets, examined generational differences between buyers of luxury real estate in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal.

The Three W’s of Downsizing

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secretsprimaryOriginal article from Style At Home

By Scott McGillivray

http://www.styleathome.com/homes/real-estate/real-estate-downsizing/a/52995

Most homeowners, at some point or another, will have to face the age-old question: to downsize or to stay in the family home? Whether you’re an empty nester or simply sick of a lot of upkeep, downsizing can be a great option for homeowners who want a change. Here are factors you need to consider before making the move.

Dr Puxty’s Presentation – Aging Well or Not

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PuxtyDr. John Puxty, B ChB, MRCP(UK), FRCP(C) gave his presentation – “Age Well – Your Choice” on Monday June 22nd at the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club. The presentation was very informative and well received. It covered topics such as popular images of aging, why to prepare for life after 65, and strategies for successful aging. You can view the video of his presentation below.