Brooksby Village
Brooksby resident
Pat Bryant first visited
Wind Crest
Wind Crest resident
George and Blandine Sevier are proof positive that the real estate market is back and booming. When they decided to forgo home and yard maintenance for a more leisurely pace, they sold their Denver house in just four days. But they didn’t do it alone. What could have been an overwhelming process was made less stressful with the help of Erickson Realty and Moving Services and Personal Moving...
grouping shoes together
Are you considering downsizing to a smaller, smarter living space? If so, you’re not alone. More and more seniors are swapping a big house for the convenience of one-level living. But how do you transition from a multistory house to an apartment home? Here are some room-by-room tips: Evaluate the rooms you use most Most of us only use a few rooms, including the kitchen, bedroom, bathroom,...
doll collection
Whether it’s a desire to remember the past, build wealth, or simply an interest in a topic, collecting is a passion that dates back centuries. Making the move to a more simplified lifestyle like the one offered at Erickson Living communities, is often preceded by the need to downsize prior to your move. So what will you do with a collection you may have spent years building? For some it may...
floor plan tool
T here is a lot to consider when you plan a move: Does your new home suit you? Will you fit into the community? And especially for those who are downsizing, what furniture can you take with you? In the past year, the Web developers at Erickson Living have turned their attention to the latter question in particular. Using an online-based, interactive software called Design Floor Plan, a person can...
Oak Crest
Oak Crest residents Raymond and Susan Page with Ashley Ruth
More than a decade ago, Raymond and Susan Page sold their home near Rochester, N.Y., and headed south to be closer to their three “kids” and nine grandchildren in Maryland. This spring, when they decided to sell their Westminster home and move to Oak Crest , an Erickson Living community in Parkville, Md., their family was once again at the forefront of their minds. “We grew...
Tallgrass Creek
Tallgrass Creek resident Ed and Betty Johnson
Residents Betty and Ed Johnson first visited Tallg...Creek in 2007 right after the active, Overland Park, Kans., community opened its doors. “We were visiting friends for dinner, and though we weren’t ready to move, we thought it was a lovely place,” says Betty. Six years later, the Johnsons visited again, this time looking at the community as a possible next home. “Our...
Seabrook
Seabrook residents Ruth and Alan Clarin
Ruth and Alan Clarin are proof positive that the real estate market has turned. Their two-bedroom Wanaque, N.J., condo sold in just two days. “It was such a relief,” Alan says. The couple opted for more peace of mind and activity than the 55-plus community of Wanaque Reserves could provide. They chose a one-bedroom apartment home with a den at Seabrook , an Erickson-Living community...
scales graphic holding house and money
E ven though the housing market is booming in many areas throughout the country, you could miss out on the opportunity to sell your house if it’s not priced correctly. Too many people believe their homes are valued higher than they actually are. Establishing the correct sales price from the beginning will help ensure a successful and timely sale. The first two weeks your house is listed are...