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Going the extra mile for the right sale

No distance is too great for Erickson Realty and Moving Services

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November 22nd, 2011

Joyce Devore has known about Erickson Living communities for years. Her grandson, Blake Marshall, started his career at Eagle s Trace in Houston, Tex., before transferring to his current position as a sales associate at Wind Crest in Denver, Colo. So when the time came for Joyce to start thinking about making a move of her own, Erickson Living was at the top of her list. The problem was, which city was right for her? Blake wanted me to move to Wind Crest, but the rest of my family thought it might be too cold up there for this Texas gal, she says. That s when Highland Springs in Dallas came up. I have a daughter and son-in-law in Plano, so it seemed like a natural fit. Leaving behind her home of 42 years in Canyon Lake, just southwest of Austin, didn t come quite as naturally. Fortunately, Erickson Realty and Moving Services made the transition a little easier.

Road trip

Gail Wrzesinski, personal moving consultant at Highland Springs, helps prospective residents with every aspect of their move, from finding the right real estate agent to space planning in their new home. When Joyce reserved her apartment home at Highland Springs, Wrzesinski and stager Judy Martin made the five-hour road trip to lend a hand. The fact that Gail and Judy went the extra mile literally to stage my grandmother s house was incredible says Marshall. They made her feel very comfortable with the moving process. Wrzesinski worked with Sharon Baksa, national director of Erickson Realty and Moving Services, to identify a top-notch real estate agent in Canyon Lake. Joyce s house sold four months after it hit the market. Since settling in, Joyce has been busy making new friends and keeping in touch with old ones. Two friends from Canyon Lake have already spent the night with me on their way up to visit family in Kansas, she says. So I have the best of both worlds.