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Move-in expo helps take the stress out of selling, moving

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June 28th, 2016
The prize table at the annual Cedar Crest move-in expo.

The prize table at the annual Cedar Crest move-in expo.

It’s early March. The spring market is on the brink of exploding. Retirees looking to move to Cedar Crest this year are preparing to list their houses. Where can they find all the resources they need to take advantage of what may be the most exciting real estate season since before the crash in 2008? 

At the annual Cedar Crest move-in expo. 

The event, held this year on March 8, gathers real estate professionals such as movers, stagers, real estate agents, and other vendors in one place (Woodland Commons Clubhouse) and invites Cedar Crest priority list members as well as others in the beginning stages of researching their retirement options.

“We want our prospects to discover how easy and affordable a move to Cedar Crest could be,” says Sales Associate and Event Planner Kelly Tapp. “At this event, they meet with professional real estate vendors to see how our services can help them move here effortlessly.”

As an added bonus, this year’s 125 guests had the opportunity to take advantage of special event-day savings on apartment homes as well as the chance to win a raffle.

Personalized moving help

Tapp adds that guests not only meet with outside vendors, they also learn all about Erickson Realty and Moving Services and the benefits of Personal Moving Consultant Anne Connor’s home visits.

Connor provides complimentary coordination of all realty and moving needs, including downsizing, home staging, packing, and selection of a real estate professional.

Connor meets with prospective residents in their home armed with a magnetic floor plan of their new apartment. She tours the home to see which existing furniture pieces they want to bring with them to their new home. Then she measures them out and places the to-scale pieces on the magnetic floor plan.

“By showing our guests the services we offer through Erickson Realty and Moving Services, personal moving consultant home visits, and offering a list of reputable vendors and professionals, we offer a lot of support for various needs,” Tapp says. “We offer insight into getting a house ready to sell and how to get the best price.”

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