Tallgrass Creek
Judy Moecker utilized an Erickson Living-recommended real estate agent, downsizing organization, and moving company for her move to Hummingbird Square, a new residence building at Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, Kans.

When Judy Moecker began thinking about moving to a retirement community, she knew Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, Kans., was the place for her.

“It was right in my neighborhood,” says Judy. “I never had any doubt it was where I wanted to be.”

Oak Crest
Lois Siemsen enjoys the holidays in her new home at Oak Crest.

For more than two decades Lois Siemsen drove past Oak Crest on her way to work. But it wasn’t until 2017 that she decided to take a closer look at the Parkville, Md., Erickson Living community.

Real estate agent working with senior couple selling their house.

It’s common knowledge that spring is the busiest time of year for real estate. But there’s an even better time to get in the market: right now! Late winter is the perfect time to prepare your house for sale and get it listed, thanks to record-low inventory and motivated buyers. 

Get started early

Janet and Steve Arpee used Erickson Realty and Moving Services to help them relocate to Northern Virginia to be closer to their sons and grandchildren.

For the last 30 years, Steve and Janet Arpee lived in their home in Washington, D.C., taking full advantage of city living. However, last summer, the couple realized that city living was becoming more burdensome than adventurous. 

Eagle's Trace
John and Dorothy Grissett at home in their Williamsburg-style apartment at Eagle’s Trace. The couple enjoyed a seamless move to the West Houston community using Erickson Realty and Moving Services.

The first time John and Dorothy Grissett visited Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living community in West Houston, they were beginning their search for a retirement community.

Linden Ponds
Winifred and Herman Messmer live at Linden Ponds in Hingham, Mass.

A little over a year ago, Herman and Winifred Messmer decided to sell their house in Hingham, Mass. They knew they were ready for maintenance-free retirement living and wanted to live at Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Hingham, Mass.

An old rocking chair.

We all have a piece of furniture or an object that’s valuable to us, even if it’s not worth a great deal of money. I like to think of these objects as “family treasures.” Your treasure may be a rocking chair that belonged to your mother, a hope chest that’s been in your family for generations, or a set of dishes you received as a wedding gift.

Moving van.

If you’re thinking about relocating to an Erickson Living community in a new city or state, don’t let the logistics of a long-distance move thwart your plans. Erickson Realty and Moving Services has processes in place to help you with all the details—whether you’re moving across town or across the country. 

Brooksby Village
Eli and Carol Bortman used Erickson Realty and Moving Services to coordinate their move to Brooksby, an Erickson Living community in Peabody, Mass.

After a luncheon at Brooksby Village in May 2017, Carol Bortman came away with the impression that the Peabody, Mass., community was a place she could call home.