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Moving has its perks

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July 14th, 2009

Tallgrass Creek, the Erickson community in Overland Park, is taking steps to ensure that no matter what the economy does, retirement dreams stay afloat. Its response to the economic slowdown? An arsenal of free real estate and financial services. One of those programs, Erickson Realty & Moving Services, helps people sell their houses quickly and move easily. Someone to coordinate it all Erickson Realty & Moving Services is free for priority list members people who have made a refundable deposit to reserve their place in line for the apartment home of their choice at any community by Erickson, including Tallgrass Creek. Those who join the priority list automatically gain access to Tallgrass Creek Personal Moving Consultant Judy Baxter, who helps coordinate every aspect of their move. Services like market analysis, referrals to trusted real estate professionals, and consultations regarding home staging, downsizing, repair services, movers, and cleaning services are offered free of charge. Roughly a third of our incoming residents use Realtors we recommend, with phenomenal success, says Baxter. Their homes have sold in as quickly as three days, and half of them sell in less than a month. In addition to real estate professionals, Baxter can suggest trustworthy vendors offering better rates and higher quality on landscaping, painting, staging, or other services that may help sell a home faster and for a higher price. Move now, get money back Thanks to a portion of the Erickson Realty & Moving Services program called Move on Us, those listing their house through a Tallgrass Creek-preferred real estate professional are eligible for reimbursement of up to $2,000 in approved moving expenses offering reassurance that a successful move is possible even in these turbulent times. From real estate agents and senior move managers to estate sales planners and movers, Erickson Realty & Moving Services can simplify the process and enable you to enjoy your new life at Tallgrass Creek more quickly, says Baxter. For more information about the Erickson Realty & Moving Services program at Tallgrass Creek, call 1-800-917-8643. *Daniel R. Dunne and Julia Boyle contributed to this article.