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The right time is now

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July 14th, 2009

David Morgan and his wife, Gail, were initially planning to move to Highland Springs in 2010. When they heard that the campus was willing to work with them financially so a move to an apartment home there would be possible, they decided to make the leap this summer. Moving step by step For the past several months, the couple has been culling through the belongings in their Plano home. We ve moved ten times before, so we knew what had to be done, says Mr. Morgan. We just needed to get on a schedule. Enter Judy Martin, a real estate professional recommended by Erickson Realty & Moving Services. She came through here like a whirlwind, Mr. Morgan says. The couple s first assignment? Tackle the paperwork that filled their home. Mr. Morgan, a retired PPO manager for Aetna, and Mrs. Morgan, an English as a second language tutor, had amassed piles of files from their work over the years. With a dumpster in the driveway, the couple set to work eliminating the clutter. Once the paperwork was out of the house, they turned their attention to the furniture. After they selected which pieces to bring to their new apartment home, Highland Springs Personal Moving Consultant Jan Schollenberger arranged for a truck to pick up the remaining furniture pieces and transport them to the Treasure Chest, the community s on-site resale shop. Welcome to freedom Now that their downsizing work is nearly complete, the couple is looking forward to the long-term benefits of living at Highland Springs. We re so glad our kids won t have to come in and try to figure out what to do with all our things, says Mr. Morgan. It s a huge mental relief to have the job behind us. Need help? Erickson Realty & Moving Services can help you! Available to people moving to any Erickson community nationwide, this program includes access to personal moving consultants who provide realty and moving resources, plus advice and assistance. To learn more about this complimentary service and how to get reimbursed for up to $2,000 in approved moving expenses, call 1-800-917-8643.