Charlestown
Connie Andrews stands next to her custom shelving used to display collectibles.

Last fall Connie Andrews decided to sell her Canton, Md., row home in search of a more carefree lifestyle. After exploring her options, she was sure Charlestown, an Erickson Living community in Catonsville, Md., was the perfect fit.

Highland Springs
antique silver pocket watch

Do you have jewelry that’s been in your family for years? How about a coin collection or a lamp that your grandmother swore was Tiffany? If you have family heirlooms or other unique items that might be of value, you may want to consider meeting with a collectibles consultant. 

When to meet with a collectibles assets buyer, broker, and consultant 

Maris Grove
Arlyne Goldberg, who moved to Maris Grove from White Plains, N.Y., communicated via email with Personal Moving Consultant Suzanne McAllister to arrange her furnishings and customize her new home.

Regardless of where you move from to Maris Grove, Erickson Living’s retirement community in Delaware County, Pa., its sales staff, including Personal Moving Consultant Suzanne McAllister, can help simplify your move.

Fox Run
When Margo Gerber decided to move from her condo to Fox Run in Novi, Mich., she immediately got on the fast track thanks to Erickson Realty and Moving Services.

Last winter, Margo Gerber decided she wanted to sell her Northville, Mich., condo and move to Fox Run in Novi, Mich. By early spring, she had pared down decades’ worth of belongings, packed up and settled into a two-bedroom, one-bath, Fairmont-style apartment home at Fox Run.

Greenspring
Bob and Marie Clark take a break from ballroom dancing and other artistic activities they’re engaged in at Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va.

“Leaving a house where you’ve lived for more than 20 years is a difficult undertaking, but the help Ann Greves, Greenspring’s personal moving consultant, provides is indispensable,” says Bob Clark who moved last October with his wife Marie from their house in Mount Vernon to Greenspring in Springfield, Va.

Illustration showing home renovation before and after

Preparing your house for the real estate market can be a nerve-wracking process. Do you need to gut the master bathroom? Should the family photos come down? Will minimizing the knickknacks make a difference? 

Whether you want to invest in a big renovation or a few gallons of paint, take these tips into consideration to make a lasting impression on prospective buyers.

Seabrook
Picture of Shirley and Raymond Wagenhorst, who used the services of Personal Moving Consultant Laurie Williamson to make their move to Seabrook quick and easy.

After staying the night at Seabrook, an Erickson Living community in Tinton Falls, N.J., in December 2016, Shirley and Raymond Wagenhorst couldn’t wait to make it their new home. 

Highland Springs
Photo of Barbara Clary, who sold her home of 56 years and moved to Highland Springs using resources recommended through Erickson Realty and Moving Services.

When it came time to choose a retirement community, Highland Springs was at the top of Barbara Clary’s list.

“I had friends who already lived at Highland Springs, and they all liked it and recommended it,” says Barbara. 

Oak Crest
Last year, Joseph Heidelmaier sold his Parkville house and moved to Oak Crest. He credits Personal Moving Consultant Ashley Ruth for a smooth selling and moving process

With each load of laundry Joseph Heidelmaier carried down the stairs to the basement of his three-level Parkville, Md., townhome, he grew more and more confident that he was ready for a change. 

Luckily, the perfect solution was just five miles down the road at Oak Crest.