Thin strips of shredded paper

How often have you thumbed through drawers of tax documents, cancelled checks, medical bills, sales receipts, credit card statements, property and insurance records, and manuals and wondered what in the world to do with it all? Like most people, you probably close the drawer and decide to worry about it another day.

The word FED in front of a calculator and a background showing charts marking rate hikes.

With the recent rise in the Federal Reserve’s short-term interest rate, analysts, along with prospective home buyers and sellers, have turned their attention to the housing market. The big question on everyone’s mind has been: What impact will the Fed’s increase have on the spring selling season?

By most indications, the prospects look very good for buyers and sellers.

Ann's Choice
Bernice Segal’s place to relax in her home at Ann’s Choice is her sunny bay window alcove.

After she stopped driving, Bernice Segal felt isolated in her two-bedroom condo in tiny Yardley, Pa. She wanted to be around people, but her neighbors all worked.

Tallgrass Creek
Kyra and Jerry Warsnak are comfortable in their new home at Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, Kans., after using the community’s recommended services.

When Kyra and Jerry Warsnak recently settled into their new home at Tallgrass Creek, they breathed a sigh of relief. 

Riderwood
Margaret and George Steffens hired one of Riderwood’s preferred real estate agents and sold their property in just four days.

“We’ve never had such an easy time moving.” 

That’s what Margaret Steffens says about the move she and her husband George made last year from Easton, Md., to Riderwood, the Erickson Living community in Silver Spring, Md.

Cartoon image of a real estate agent.

Over the next few weeks, you may notice “For Sale” signs popping up in your neighborhood alongside the spring flowers. In most parts of the country, spring is the busiest time of year for home sales. The weather is warmer, houses look their best, and buyers are eager to settle before the start of the school year. Finding the right real estate agent is key to your selling success. 

Greenspring
Elizabeth and Bernard Nass praise Personal Moving Consultant Anna Greves and her team of experts for their successful move to Greenspring.

Bernard and Elizabeth Nass thought about moving from their Alexandria, Va., house for several years.

“We realized that we wanted to make a transition from our single-family home,” says Elizabeth. “We no longer wished to deal with the work and the costs maintaining our house.”

Fox Run
Dick Marburger says the process of moving to Fox Run was remarkably easy, thanks to the help of the community’s staff and trusted vendors.

Dr. Richard (Dick) Marburger, who is a former president of Lawrence Technological University, moved from a detached condo in Farmington Hills, Mich., to Fox Run in early 2015. He says the large condo no longer fit his lifestyle.

Lantern Hill
Joan and Ronald Hoke sold their Berkeley Heights, N.J., home in just six days

It’s no wonder that Joan and Ronald Hoke sold their Berkeley Heights, N.J., home in just six days. They had the professional support to make the sale—and the selling process—as smooth as silk.