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Going from ‘for sale’ to ‘settled in’ in four short months

Maryland couple puts proven moving program to work for them

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December 26th, 2012

When Larry and Diana Jones decided to trade in their Timonium, Md., condo for a maintenance-free apartment that better suited their active lifestyle, they didn t expect to start living that dream in just four short months. But with help from Ashley Ruth and Erickson Realty and Moving Services, that s exactly what they did a year ago this January 11 when they moved to Oak Crest, a Parkville, Md.-based Erickson Living community. Everything just seemed to click from the very first day, says Diana. Using an Erickson Living-preferred real estate agent and mover, Larry and Diana enjoyed an effortless move at virtually no cost.

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The people here at Oak Crest really know their stuff. They referred us to our real estate agent and we sold our condo in about two weeks, says Diana. Because of all the perks that Oak Crest allowed us, we ended up spending practically nothing! Ruth also assisted Larry and Diana with planning their new apartment home at Oak Crest. Ashley came to our house with this magic board she uses to help you arrange the placement of your furniture, says Diana. Before she left, we knew exactly what we wanted to bring with us. It was a big relief knowing ahead of time where everything would go. With the move now behind them, Larry and Diana have embraced Oak Crest s vibrant lifestyle. Larry has joined the pool and on-site fitness center, woodshop, and enjoys on-site concerts. Diana helped start a new coupon exchange program at Oak Crest, which Larry also helps with, and is a member of the community s Council of Cultural Diversity. Together they enjoy traveling, ushering at Baltimore theaters, and spending time with their kids and nine grandchildren. From the moment you first set foot in the community, you can feel the pulse beat of life, says Diana. Larry agrees, It s so great living here, why put it off?