What is a Senior Move Manager and How Can They Help Reduce Relocation Stress Syndrome?

A Senior Move Manager is a professional who specializes in assisting older adults and their families with the emotional and physical aspects of relocation and/or “aging in place.” They all have a profound commitment to connecting with older adults and a desire to perform meaningful work. Most Senior Move Managers provide a free initial consultation [...]

What is a Senior Move Manager and How Can They Help Reduce Relocation Stress Syndrome?2018-10-03T23:29:04+00:00

What Are Senior Move Managers?

  How a Senior Move Manager Can Help Your Parents Relocate Your folks may be more willing to take a pro's advice than yours When Kathleen Key of Los Gatos, Ca.  helped her parents move from Florida to California five years ago, she faced a daunting task. “They had lived in the same house since [...]

What Are Senior Move Managers?2018-10-03T23:29:05+00:00

Real Estate Market Update San Francisco Bay Area

Will the Bay Area economy remain strong in 2017? What’s in store for commercial and residential real estate? How will Trump’s election affect our region? The ‘Bay Area’ Defined What is the Bay Area exactly? Which housing markets are included in this forecast? For reporting purposes, we are using the “textbook” definition of the San [...]

Real Estate Market Update San Francisco Bay Area2018-10-03T23:29:05+00:00

Buyer/ Seller Real Estate Tips From The Trotter Team

  With the economy on a slow rise back to normalcy, many are still unsure of whether they should be buying or selling a home. Despite the uneasiness you may feel, you don’t necessarily have to stay put. With low mortgage interest rates, it is the perfect time for first-time buyers, investors and existing homeowners [...]

Buyer/ Seller Real Estate Tips From The Trotter Team2018-10-03T23:29:05+00:00

Kitchen Remodeling: 14 Ways to Take Thousands Off the Cost

We always hear that remodeling a kitchen is one of the most expensive home improvements. And it can be. The Remodeling 2014 Cost vs. Value Report listed the average cost of a major kitchen remodel at $54,909, and even a minor remodel came in at $18,856. But kitchen remodeling doesn't have to be that expensive. [...]

Kitchen Remodeling: 14 Ways to Take Thousands Off the Cost2018-10-03T23:29:07+00:00

Don’t Let Winter Put a Chill on Your Home Sale

While spring is traditionally thought to be the prime season for home buying, people buy and sell homes throughout the year. The need to relocate for a new career, health reasons or the urge for new life experiences can happen at any time. Selling a home can be stressful. Add in harsh weather conditions and [...]

Don’t Let Winter Put a Chill on Your Home Sale2018-10-03T23:29:08+00:00

Want to Sell Your Home? The Spring Selling Season May Be Coming Early This Year

If you're considering selling your home, now is the time to get ready. Not next month, not next week, not tomorrow. Right now. Why? Because buyers are already on the hunt. The Internet is the new curb appeal Last month will likely be remembered for polar vortexes, widespread snow, and historic traffic jams. Lost in [...]

Want to Sell Your Home? The Spring Selling Season May Be Coming Early This Year2018-10-03T23:29:08+00:00

How a Real Estate Agent Helps Home Sellers

Given all the tools the Internet and modern innovation make available to consumers in general, some may wonder whether they truly need an agent to help sell their home. If having doubts, homeowners looking to sell should consider what a professional brings to the table. For starters, MSN Real Estate notes real estate agents are familiar with all [...]

How a Real Estate Agent Helps Home Sellers2018-10-03T23:29:09+00:00

Small Upgrades That Go A Long Way

No one wants to spend a fortune when it comes to selling a home, but most want to spruce up a few areas to make their property more appealing to potential buyers. There are several types of small improvements individuals can make that can transform the look of a home without forcing them to break [...]

Small Upgrades That Go A Long Way2018-10-03T23:29:10+00:00

How to Limit Spending When Getting A Home Ready To Sell

It is common for homeowners to think that selling a home is an expensive endeavor, which may in turn cause them to hold off on putting their home on the market. From repairs to staging the process can seem overwhelming. However, with the advice of a real estate agent, sellers often find there are several [...]

How to Limit Spending When Getting A Home Ready To Sell2018-10-03T23:29:10+00:00