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Harold and Eleanor Freers
Howard and Eleanor Freers built a house in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., in 1965. They lived there for nearly half a century, raising a family. But last year, the couple decided to sell their house so they could enjoy maintenance-free living at
Ashby Ponds
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When Donald Tanner decided to move from his house in Myrtle Beach, S.C., to
Maris Grove resident and his dog
Grove resident Hal Burke says the ease and speed of moving from Bel Air, Md., to Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., was like winning the lottery. Actually, the stars aligned because of Hal’s foresight. Three years before Maris Grove even opened, he joined the priority list at Crest , an Erickson Living community in Parkville, Md. Joining the list reserved...
Roy Baum and his dog at Charlestown
Roy Baum is a busy man. A retired reverend, artist, musician, part-time caregiver, and massage therapist, Roy didn’t want to spend months trying to sell his house. Fortunately, he didn’t have to. His Gwynn Oak home went from ‘For Sale’ to ‘Sold’ in just two days. That stress-free experience gave Roy the peace of mind he needed to proceed with his plans to move...
Fort Worth, Texas, house sold
Jane Strange knows that when it comes to real estate transactions, the deal isn’t done until the ink is drying on the paper. “I accepted an offer on my home in Fort Worth, but the buyer backed out the day before closing,” says Jane, who was planning a move to...
pitcher of lemonade
Selling a house during the hottest months of the year may seem untimely. It’s true that many people are planning and enjoying vacations, pool days, and staying inside their cool homes. But if you want to sell your house in the summer, you need to be proactive in showing it to potential buyers. And believe me, they’ll be out looking. Cool it Here are a few tips to help beat the heat:...
Mary Lou Finch
When Mary Lou Finch contemplated moving from her Overland Park home of 18 years, she dreaded what she thought would be a difficult undertaking. “I couldn’t have been more wrong,” says Mary Lou, who moved last year to...
Pam Silverwood and David Hack
In January, Pam and David became residents at
Mildred and David Cohen
No sooner had David and Mildred Cohen listed their Holmdel, N.J., house when they had an acceptable offer. “It was a lot easier than we expected,” says David. During their first open house, the first visitor submitted an offer for just $5,000 less than their asking price, proving the real estate market is truly on the ups. Easy living What prompted the listing of their house was a...