When it comes to real estate, seniors have unique demands. No professional is better equipped to help them navigate the world of real estate than a specialized senior real estate agent in San Diego. Whatever the reason for your move, whether it’s retirement, downsizing to a smaller house in Scripps Ranch or other major life changes, a specialized realtor is uniquely trained to streamline the process and help you make an informed decision in your best interest and in a way that will balance your personal needs and preferences, your finances and your mobility and health issues, if any.
The majority of seniors are apprehensive about undergoing this major transformation process because taking a wrong step can mean putting decades of retirement planning and savings at risk and their whole financial future at stake. So what exactly are SRES services and how can they help seniors overcome the challenges that may come with a real estate transaction?
What does SRES stand for?
Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) is a designation reserved for real estate professionals who specialize in serving the needs of homebuyers and sellers over 50. An SRES has better connections and understanding of the issues seniors in search of new housing face. Not only will a SRES handle the situation you are in with patience, in a supportive, compassionate and understanding manner, but also be there for you every step of the way, helping you see the bigger picture.
What services does an SRES offer?
SRES® designees can coordinate the entire process of planning, organizing and executing a potentially complex and challenging downsizing and real estate transaction project. They have specialized knowledge, competence and experience concerning the following:
- Insight into the real estate market
- Suggesting viable alternatives such as local senior housing options
- Emotional support
- Financial advising and the ability to see through loan schemes designed to trick and scam seniors and cause them to lose their retirements savings or even their homes
- Customized action plan for the marketing, sale or purchase of a property
- Reverse mortgages, pensions, 401(k) accounts, IRAs and other retirement accounts
- Real estate taxes
- Connections with a broad network of real estate and downsizing professionals
- Estate planning
- Walking you through potential scenarios from the financial point of view
All in all, the job of a SRES designee is to make your real estate transaction, downsizing and relocation experience all the more comfortable by taking a well-thought-out, no-pressure yet no-nonsense approach that will make you feel comfortable with the process. With guidance from an experienced professional, you will feel less uncertainty and reach a decision with more confidence.
Most importantly, you will remain in control every step of the way so you can make a decision in your best interest and to your ultimate satisfaction, yet the whole process will be supervised and controlled by your SRES who will prevent you from making rash decisions when it comes to entering one of the most important financial decisions in your life.
Seek the assistance of a senior real estate agent in San Diego
We have the knowledge and expertise to guide you through major financial and lifestyle transitions. Allow us to be your support system and help you reach an informed, educated decision before taking this important step in life. You will have access to the most instructive resources available and have a clear overview of your options.
Ease the anxiety and take the stress out of your upcoming real estate transaction with the help of a skilled professional. We will listen to your specifications to render the service you want and deserve and carry you through your real estate transaction in a safe, comfortable way. Schedule your appointment today!